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2016  Holiday Drive Photo Gallery 

Colorado And Yampa Valley Gives Day Tomorrow

yampa-gives-logoColorado Gives Day is tomorrow. The annual event encourages residents to give back to local and statewide non profits to help increase philanthropy in Colorado. In Conjunction with Continue reading

Construction On Yampa River Bridge Suspended

highway-13-smallThe work taking place on the Yampa River Bridge on Highway 13 south of Craig will be suspended through the winter. The work will be suspended through the beginning of March and Continue reading

Winter Concert Wednesday In Meeker

Meeker Cowboys horse cowboy flagThe Annual Winter Concert presented by the Barone Middle School band and the Meeker High School Band and Choir will be this week in Meeker. The Winter Concert will be Wednesday beginning at 6:30, at the Meeker High School Auditorium. The Meeker High School Choir has been selected, along with other Continue reading

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