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Local Marketing District to consider 3 requests for funding Tuesday

July 16, 2018 — CRAIG — During its upcoming regular meeting, the Local Marketing District board is expected to consider requests for broadband funding from the Craig Moffat Economic Development Partnership, for advertising in Colorado Hunter magazine and from the Craig Chamber of Commerce. The meeting will be held

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New initiatives for student success among topics for Moffat County School District Board of Education meeting

July 16, 2018 — CRAIG — During a summer retreat, the Moffat County School District Board of Education will discuss student success, including the measures of student success, the Early Literacy Grant, Project Lead the Way Launch, Technology and high school plans. The meeting and discussion — part of

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Details of tuition buy-down, future of Trapper building on college district board agenda for Monday, July 16

July 15, 2018 — CRAIG — The details of tuition buy-down — free tuition for Moffat County residents — and the future of the Trapper building will be discussed during a workshop at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 16. The workshop will immediately precede the 6 p.m.Moffat County Junior College

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Retiring Craig city clerk Kathy Larson reflects on long career

July 13, 2018 — CRAIG — After 31 years of service to the city of Craig, City Clerk Kathy Larson will soon retire from public service to spend more time with her family and her garden. Born in Denver, Larson moved to Craig about 40 years ago. She was

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Moffat County commissioners call special meeting to discuss fairground lights

July 13, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special council meeting at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 16. The meeting will focus on reviewing a fairground lighting contract with Cromer Contracting Company.

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Northwest Region urged to ‘get together’ on economic development

July 12, 2018 — Editor's Note: This is the first article in a three-part series exploring topics from the 2018 Regional Economic Development Forum, hosted by the Economic Development Council of Colorado, partners and sponsors in Craig on Wednesday, July 11. Part two will be published Wednesday, July 18,

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Broadband network blueprint completed, next step securing funds for estimated $4.1 million project

July 12, 2018 — CRAIG — The city and county now have a network blueprint to develop broadband infrastructure in Moffat County. The blueprint is a tactical plan with network designs. It is aligned with the community's strategic broadband plan and includes a financial model for costs and revenues

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Craig City Council adopts emergency fire ordinance

July 11, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt an emergency ordinance in response to the wildfires burning across Northwest Colorado. The emergency ordinance will allow the city to adopt any temporary or emergency county fire restrictions within the city limits of

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Craig city manager candidates to meet with residents

July 10, 2018 — CRAIG — Craig residents are invited to meet the three city manager candidates at an open house set for 5 p.m. Monday, July 16, at Museum of Northwest Colorado. Residents will have an opportunity to ask the candidates about their qualifications and their plans for

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Moffat County commissioners to work on filling in vacant positions

July 9, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners are expected to focus on county personnel during it’s next meeting, slated for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way. Commissioners will hear requests from the county’s human resource

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Broadband project update slated for Craig City Council meeting

July 8, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Economic Development Partnership and Mammoth Networks is expected to give an update on Project THOR and Broadband Initiative during the Craig City Council’s regular meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at Craig City Hall, 400 W. Fourth St.

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Moffat County School Board approves budget, ballot measure

July 5, 2018 — CRAIG — Approval of the 2018-19 budget and boundaries for a ballot measure to re-distribute board representation were among the decisions made by the Moffat County School Board on Thursday, June 28. The budget projects revenues of $21,926,300 and expenditures of $22,481,300. The excess expenditures

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BLM evaluating oil and gas leasing proposals for upcoming sale

July 3, 2018 — CRAIG — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment about offering approximately 236,000 acres of federal oil and gas leases on public lands for the December oil and gas lease sale. Before beginning its environmental analysis, the bureau wants to hear from the

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City manager candidates announced

July 3, 2018 — CRAIG — The city of Craig has narrowed its search for a new city manager to three candidates. The finalists to become the city’s new manager are former Kremmling city manager Mark Campbell, Rangely town manager Peter Brixius and Bermuda’s director of energy Jeane Nikolai.

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State tourism office wants to know about northwest living

June 29, 2018 — CRAIG — The Colorado Tourism Office will hold a community discussion about understanding how people living in Northwest Colorado live, work and play. The discussion is set for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at in the Student Services Building, Room 185, as Colorado Northwestern Community

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Special mill levy likely to appear on November ballot to support museum, libraries in Moffat County

June 28, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners is expected to file a letter of intent for an initiative to appear on the November ballot asking voters to approve a special mill levy to fund the Museum of Northwest Colorado, Moffat County Libraries and, possibly,

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Craig City Council returns to drawing board in city manager hiring process

June 27, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig City Council is going back to the drawing board in its task of hiring a new city manger. During a meeting held Tuesday, June 26, Craig Mayor John Ponikvar said there were a few issues that had set members back. Prior

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Polis, Stapleton to face off for Colorado governor’s seat

June 26, 2018 — DENVER — The winner of the Democratic primary is an early, though far from guaranteed, favorite to become Colorado's next governor. Colorado's last Republican governor was Bill Owens, who served from 1999 to 2007. Republicans hold four of the state's seven congressional seats and one

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Broom sweeps Moe, winning the Moffat County 2018 primary election

June 26, 2018 — CRAIG — The unofficial results are in, and Moffat County Republican voters have selected Donald Broom as their candidate for the general election in November. In the three-way race for Republican candidate for District 3 Moffat County commissioner, incumbent Frank Moe received 18.48 percent of

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Moffat County commissioners to work on mental health during special meeting

June 26, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners’ next board meeting, starting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at the Moffat County Courthouse, will focus on mental health and health-related issues. The commission will discuss a collaborative service agreement for mental health day treatment

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