Craig briefs: Water department scam circulates through Craig |

Craig briefs: Water department scam circulates through Craig

Water department scam circulates through Craig

Craig residents have been receiving calls from a person saying they are with the city of Craig Water Department, calling to notify them their water service is scheduled to be shut off unless they get a pre-paid Walmart credit card to pay their balance, according to the Craig Chamber of Commerce.

The phone call is a scam.

The city’s water department leaves a written notice for those whose service is pending shut off. They do not call and would never advise immediate payment in the form of a pre-paid credit card.

The calls come from 970-329-5084. Those with questions can call the city’s water department at 970-826-2001 or 2002.

Coffee and a Newspaper on community needs

The Craig Daily Press will host Coffee and a Newspaper at 7 a.m. Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital. The topic of discussion will center on how the Craig Daily Press news team can better serve the community.

The event will be an opportunity for community members to speak with Managing Editor Noelle Leavitt Riley and her reporters about what kind of coverage they’d like to see in the newspaper. Publisher Renee Campbell will also be on hand to answer questions. Free coffee and pastries will be served. For more information, call Campbell at 970-875-1788 or Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790.

Elkhead boat ramp is now open to public

Elkhead Reservoir Boat Ramp opened to the public May 23 with ANS Inspectors on duty. Boat Ramp hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 23 to Sunday and beginning Monday, hours are 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. When you show up at the boat ramp, have your boat cleaned, drained and dry.

Call Yampa River State Park at 970-276-2061 with any questions.

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