Craig briefs: Craig Daily Press, KRAI to host candidate forum |

Craig briefs: Craig Daily Press, KRAI to host candidate forum

The Craig Daily Press and KRAI will host a Moffat County candidates’ forum at 6 p.m. June 5 at the Centennial Mall. Currently, the Moffat County Commissioner District 3 race is the only contested race. Best Western Plus Deer Park Inn & Suites owner Frank Moe and Moffat County Emergency Manager Coordinator Tom Soos are running against each other for the commissioner seat, which currently is occupied by Tom Mathers. Colorado’s primary election will take place June 24, when voters will decide which of the two Republican candidates will make it onto the November ballot. Other uncontested candidates also will have an opportunity to speak about why they’re running for elected office.

Moffat County mail-in ballots will be mailed to registered voters June 2, Moffat County Clerk and Recorder Lila Herod said.

Wyman Museum to host summer nature camp

The Wyman Museum will host a nature camp for children ages 9 to 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 10 through July 22 for $30. The deadline for registration is May 31. Call the museum at 970-824-6346 to register or for more information. Space is limited.

Grand Olde West Days seeks parade entries

The Downtown Business Association will host its annual Grand Olde West Days parade May 24 with parade lineup starting at 1:45 p.m. The parade will start at 3 p.m. Parade organizers still are seeking participants to march in the event, including floats that reflect your interpretation of the Grand Olde West Days celebration. To register for the event, contact Steven Fulton at 970-620-1738 or

Nominate your Teacher of the Year by Friday

If you have a favorite teacher that you’d like to see win the newspaper’s Teacher of the Year award, nominate them by Friday. Submit your nomination to Craig Daily Press Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790 or


Beating the blaze: A year after the Silver Creek Fire

July 21, 2019

Friday marked one year since the Silver Creek Fire sparked northwest of Kremmling in Routt National Forest and burned more than 20,120 acres, according to data from the Rocky Mountain Incident Coordination Center.

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