Collin Smith Lead Reporter
Collin Smith graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in Dec. 2006. He has worked with Face the Nation at CBS News in Washington, D.C.; Texas Monthly, a National Magazine Award-winning publication based in Austin; and in the office of Austin's Texas state representative.
- Regional suicide prevention officials ready to help
- January 16, 2010
- Ronna Autrey’s son committed suicide eight years ago, at the age of 31, leaving behind a grieving mother and father in Steamboat Springs and a wife and two children in Maryland, where he lived. Autrey came home to Steamboat after the funeral and started to look for someone to talk to, a counselor or psychiatrist who might help her cope with the uncertainty that enveloped her life.
- Investigations ongoing in burglary, arson cases
- January 15, 2010
- Craig police still are following leads on a recent burglary at the Moffat County Courthouse, Sergeant John Forgay said. The courthouse was broken into Nov. 11, 2009, on Veterans Day, when staff was off work for the holiday.
- Council approves liquor tastings
- Officials table decision on purchasing land south of Craig
- January 14, 2010
- The Craig City Council approved, 7-0, a resolution at its meeting Tuesday allowing retail liquor stores and liquor licensed drug stores to host wine, beer and liquor tastings.
- Police Department review partially complete
- City: Findings will be released when final report is submitted
- January 14, 2010
- City officials have received a partial report from an outside investigator tasked with reviewing the Craig Police Department’s internal affairs policies and procedures. However, its contents won’t become public until a final draft is complete, City Manager Jim Ferree said.
- Moffat County Commission discusses bypass signage
- County approves no-bid computer contract for treasurer
- January 13, 2010
- The Moffat County commissioners would like to see clearer signs that explain to truck drivers there is a road bypass around Craig, and they should use it.
- Council reassured about ACET
- CBI agent: Task force has issues, needs work
- January 13, 2010
- After lengthy presentations by Colorado Bureau of Investigation agent Curt Williams and Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta, Craig City Council members said they feel more comfortable with the operations of the All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force and its commander, Garrett Wiggins.
- Twentymile cuts about 15 full-time employees
- Officials: Reduction due to changing operations
- January 12, 2010
- Peabody Energy officials confirmed Monday that Twentymile Coal Co., which Peabody owns, recently terminated about 15 full-time positions at the mine. Twentymile is located in Routt County but employs many Moffat County residents.
- Council to discuss ACET review today
- Officials to host public workshop before regular meeting
- 02:45 p.m., January 11, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m.
- After a five-week hiatus during the holidays, the Craig City Council plans to start the new year where it left off — addressing concerns regarding the All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force. City officials plan to host a public workshop on the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s independent review of the agency at 5:30 p.m. today at Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.
- Craig native elected Loveland’s mayor after years of teaching, military service
- January 9, 2010
- Although he is now 62 and hasn’t lived in Moffat County since he graduated from high school in 1965, Craig native Cecil Gutierrez never forgets.
- Young attorney joins Moffat County DA’s office
- January 8, 2010
- Marty Galloway, a 25-year-old who graduated from the University of Colorado in May, soon will get his chance at a childhood dream.