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18th Annual Holiday Drive A Huge Success

holiday-driveThe 18th annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive came to a successful end Friday night.  During the Holiday Drive, $26,377 in cash and 3,940 pounds of food were collected, along with thousands Continue reading

518 Intoxicated Drivers Arrested Over Thanksgiving

DUI518 impaired drivers were taken off the roads this year during the Thanksgiving Heat is on Campaign in Colorado. This was a significant increase from the 283 impaired drivers that were removed during the Thanksgiving enforcement period last year. Officials have attributed the increase to the Colorado State Patrol and Department of Transportation’s decision Continue reading

Final Day Of The Holiday Drive Underway

holiday-driveThe final day of the 18th annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is going on now outside the Centennial Mall. Hundreds of people stopped by yesterday to get the Holiday Drive off to a great start with their donations. While yesterdays donations were numerous, there is Continue reading

Christmas Tree Permits Available Now

christmas-tree-outdoor-300For those who enjoy the process of cutting down their own Christmas tree, permits are now available for tree cutting in the Routt and White River National Forests. Permits are available for ten dollars and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Managements local field office in Meeker, in Craig through the Craig Chamber of Commerce, in Steamboat from the US Forrest Service office, or at the Rio Blanco County Clerks Office in Rangely. The BLM allows up to 3 Continue reading

Seasonal Closures In Effect On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Certain trails in the Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Area near Steamboat have been closed for the season by the Bureau of Land Management. Certain Emerald Mountain trails are closed seasonally to avoid disturbing area wildlife. All areas south of Ridge Trail, including Continue reading

$1 Million Bond Set In Drug/Child Prostitution Case

diazmartinezbookingA $1 Million dollar bond has been set for a 60 year old Steamboat Springs man who was arrested earlier this week on charges stemming from drug distribution and child prostitution. Miguel Angel Diaz-Martinez was arrested Tuesday by Steamboat Springs Police Officers and was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault on a Continue reading

Donate To The Holiday Drive Thursday And Friday

holiday-driveThe Annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is going on now! The Drive which started at 6 this morning ends at 6 tonight and continues again tomorrow from 6am to 6pm. Santa Claus and volunteers are standing by now to take your Continue reading

Colorado May Use Pot Taxes To Fight Homelessness

medical-marijuana-taxGovernor Hickenlooper is hoping taxes from marijuana sales will bring an end to homelessness Colorado.   In his budget for the next fiscal year, the governor is asking lawmakers to earmark more than $12 million in Continue reading

Down Home Christmas Saturday

The free annual Down Home Christmas event hosted by the Downtown Business Association will be this weekend in Craig.  Down Home Christmas will take place Saturday at Alice Pleasant Park from 3 to 7.  The event will include marshmallow and chestnut roasting, hot chocolate, cookies and activities for the kids. Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will Continue reading

Wyoming May Take $144 Million From State Savings

wyoming-flag-graphicGovernor Matt Mead released his preliminary budget for 2017 yesterday. The Governor has proposed using $144 million from the states $1.6 billion rainy day fund to help cover the nearly $400 million budget shortfall. Mead is also calling for Continue reading

Kids Can Talk To Santa At The Holiday Drive

santa tight editDSCF0307The 18th annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive gets underway tomorrow.  As in past years volunteers will be outside the Centennial Mall in Craig to take donations of non-perishable food, new unwrapped toys, gifts for senior citizens and cash.  Santa Claus will also be there to talk to kids about their Christmas wishes.  93.7 102.3 KRAI and Continue reading

US May Begin Looking At Economics Of Recreation

outdoorrecreationEfforts to get the US Government to start tracking the economic effects of Outdoor Recreation took another step forward yesterday when the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate. The bill, which was co-sponsored by Colorado Senator Cory Continue reading