Craig Parade of Lights Kicks Off The Christmas Season

Parade of LightsThousands braved temperatures in the low teens to see the Craig Parade of Lights Saturday night. The annual event again brought joy to those along the parade route. Following the parade many made their way to the Centennial Mall parking lot for the Float Glow, with free hot chocolate and Continue reading

Weather, Wildlife Factors in Rollover North of Craig

Vehicle-Accident-300A one vehicle rollover accident on Highway 13 Friday night sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries. The accident occurred about 20 miles north of Craig at a little before midnight. Emergency crews say it appears weather and wildlife were both factors in the crash. There was about two inches of fresh snow on the roads when Continue reading

Parade of Lights, Float Glow on Tap for Craig Tonight

parade of lights in craig 229The fresh snow is setting the scene for tonight’s Parade of Lights and Float Glow in Craig.  The annual event will again start at Craig Middle School this year.  The parade runs down Yampa Avenue, turns west on Victory Way, and travels all the way Continue reading

Morning Crash Sends Two to Hospital

IMG_6617IMG_6653 (1)IMG_6621 (1)Two people were taken to The Memorial Hospital at Craig this morning, after their vehicle rolled down an embankment off of Highway 40. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the crash occurred a little after six this morning, about 3 miles west of Craig. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined, but the vehicle ended up on its top. Firefighters pulled the occupants out of the vehicle, and they were taken to The Memorial Hospital for precautionary purposes. Pictures courtesy of Doug Slaight.  Click pictures to enlarge.

Commissioners Say No Plans to Cut Funding for Visitor’s Center

Craig-Chamber-150The Moffat County Commissioners assured Craig Chamber Director Chris Oxley earlier this week, that funding had NOT been cut for the Visitor’s Center. Oxley said she noticed there were no specific designations for the Visitor’s Center in the preliminary budget, and wanted to make sure Continue reading

Parade of Lights and Float Glow are Tomorrow in Craig

parade of lights in craig 229Craig’s Parade of Lights is tomorrow night. Once again this year 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will provide the soundtrack for the parade, and the following Float Glow. The parade starts at Craig Middle School, travels down Yampa Continue reading

Steamboat Residents and Employees Encouraged to Join City 101

City-of-SteamboatEmployees and residents of Steamboat Springs will be selected to learn more about the city and its operations through field trips, forums, and interactive activities. In its second year, City 101 is an Continue reading

Annual Hayden Christmas Tree Auction Set for December 6th

christmas-tree-indoor-#2-30The annual Hayden Christmas Tree Auction is being held on Sunday, December 6th at the Routt County Fairgrounds. The auction will feature decorated wreaths, trees and centerpieces – all created by local youth groups and service organizations, such as the Girl Scouts, various school groups, 4-H Groups, Love Inc. (INK), and the Routt County Cattlewomen. 100% of the sale Continue reading

Craig Chamber has Christmas Tree Permits

christmas-tree-outdoor-300The Craig Chamber is letting the community know that they have Christmas Tree cutting permits on site. The Chamber is closed today, but will re-open Monday. Tree cutting permits are usually picked up at forest offices, however, the Chamber says you can pick one up at their offices for $10. If you have questions, you can call the Chamber Monday, at 824-5689.

Charges Against Doolin Dismissed

District Attorney 14thCharges against Monty Doolin have been dismissed.  Doolin had be indicted by a Grand Jury on a count of Kidnapping in the First Degree related to an incident that occurred in the late 1970’s.  On November 20th the District Court for Routt County dismissed the kidnapping charge finding there was not probable cause Continue reading

Shop Small Businesses This Saturday

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Highlighting the positive impacts small businesses have on communities across the nation, Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday encouraged his constituents to participate in Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has become the traditional day to show support for local businesses and recognize their impact on communities.  Tipton stated that “Shopping small is a sure way to find unique, high quality items, and it’s a great opportunity Continue reading

New Plans For Craig Parade Of Lights

Parade of LightsThe annual Craig Parade of Lights has added a new event to the end of the parade this year, a float glow where the community can gather together after the parade to again view the lighted floats.  The Parade of Lights which gets underway at 6 Saturday night, will begin at Craig Middle School, head down Yampa Avenue to Victory Way, then turn at Ledford and end Continue reading