NORTHWEST COLORADO NEWS & SPORTS


Holiday Drive Less than a Week Away

santaThe 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is less than a week away. This year’s event takes place December 4th and 5th at the Centennial Mall in Craig. Radio station staff and dozens of volunteers will stand outside the mall for 12 hours each day, taking donations for worth while organizations in Moffat County. The organizations that will benefit this year are Christmas for Kids, Christmas for Seniors, the Continue reading

Parade of Lights in Craig Saturday

Parade of LightsThe Parade of Lights in Craig takes place Saturday night, and once again 93.7 KRAI and 55 Country will provide the soundtrack to the parade. The parade route starts on Yampa Continue reading

Cowboy Christmas to be Held Next Week

boys-and-girls-club2The Boys and Girls Club in Craig will celebrate their 10th annual Cowboy Christmas next week. The night includes dinner, entertainment, gambling and dancing. Music will be provided by Continue reading

4-H K-9 Club Offers Holiday Photos

4-hThe Moffat County 4-H K-9 Club will be taking pictures of pets for a fundraiser tomorrow. The club is offering to take Christmas photos of the whole family, including pets, that you can make into holiday cards, or hang as family pictures. 100 percent of the proceeds go to local 4-H clubs. The pictures will be taken from 10 to 2 Continue reading

BLM Reschedules Slash Pile Burns

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office will once again try to burn some slash piles of lodgepole pine. The burning is scheduled for December 1st through the 4th, if weather conditions are favorable. Weather has prevented Continue reading

Birth Control to be Debated at State Level

republican and  democrat 300Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control, such as IUDs, will have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives. Governor John Hickenlooper and his chief medical officer have praised a Continue reading

Supreme Court Agrees to Review EPA Regs

EPA-300The Supreme Court has agreed to take a closer look at EPA clean air standards. Twenty-one states, the National Mining Association, and the Utility Air Regulatory Group appealed the federal appeals court ruling in April that favored the EPA. The groups say the EPA should have considered the cost of the regulations. The EPA Continue reading

M.C. United Way gets Grant for Bridges out of Poverty

united way-150Moffat County United Way has received a $50,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its Bridges Out of Poverty Program. Bridges Out of Poverty is a model for economic and social change, sustainability, and stability. It inspires innovative solutions in those looking to counter Continue reading

CPW Asks Residents to be Wildlife Aware While Decorating for the Holidays

deer tangled in lightsThroughout Colorado, deer are entering the mating season, and Colorado wildlife officers are reminding residents to put away equipment in which big game animals can become tangled. Residents are also asked to be careful how outdoor Christmas decorations are hung. On November 8th, a large mule deer buck got stuck Continue reading

CPW reminds Motorists to Watch for Wildlife

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds motorists to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Although winter weather is settling in, it is still autumn, the breeding season for elk, deer and moose. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be inhibited by traffic. Wildlife officials add that because bears are especially active during fall as Continue reading

State Workers get High Pay

DOLLAR-SIGN-#3More than 1,700 of Colorado’s highest-paid state employees are making more than $100,000 a year. An analysis of state employee compensation shows the judicial branch tops the list with nearly 500 employees in that salary range. The Colorado Department of Transportation has about 160 employees making Continue reading

Holiday Trash Schedule for Craig

craig-road-bridge-signThursday is Thanksgiving Day, which means City of Craig trash crews will have the day off.  To accommodate those who have their trash picked up on Thursdays, the Solid Waste Department will be working to get all of Thursday’s trash picked up tomorrow.  The rest of the week’s Continue reading