Mom’s Cactus Grill shuts down |

Mom’s Cactus Grill shuts down

Mom’s Cactus Grill closed its doors Saturday, but the owners say they hope to reopen in a new location as soon as possible.

The restaurant, which was in the same building as Mathers’ Bar, 420 Yampa Ave., had been open for just more than a year when it closed Saturday.

Kelly Camilletti, who owned the restaurant with her mother, Freda Howell, said the restaurant closed because the location didn’t work out.

“We were going good,” Camilletti said.

The two moms who run the restaurant are looking for a new location, preferably one close to downtown, Camilletti said.

Some of the regulars at Mom’s have been telling Camilletti how disappointed they are since the restaurant closed, she said.

“We can’t let them starve,” Camilletti said.

Wherever the new location is, Camilletti said the menu and the home-cooked meals Mom’s always served will remain the same.

Not just a rumor

The rumors of a new movie theater coming to Craig took a few steps closer to becoming a reality last week.

Dale and Andrea Camp are working with the city of Craig to get a new street approved on the Westside of Craig for the theater.

The road will be on a 10-acre piece of land the camps that the Camps hope to build a fourplex movie theater on.

“The movie theater is coming,” Andrea Camp said. “It’s just a matter of time.”

Fit for a King

Construction is under way at the old Burger King restaurant near Victory Way and Green Street.

But the owners of the building aren’t commenting about what their plans are for the old fast-food restaurant.

Brandon Johansson can be reached at 824-7031, ext. 213, or

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