Author Archives: KRAI

Threats Against Schools Investigated

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of potential threats made on social media against several schools in the Grand Valley over the last few days. School Resource Officers have investigated the threats and have concluded that although a threat had been Continue reading

Armed Man Arrested After Standoff

An armed drug suspect was taken into custody after a brief standoff in Rock Springs earlier this week. Member of the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group were executing a high-risk search warrant Tuesday night, when they encountered 18-year-old Paul David May, who was armed with a 9mm handgun. May Continue reading

Volunteers Needed For Steamboat Pentathlon

The City of Steamboat is looking for volunteers to help with race-day activities during the 27th Annual Steamboat Pentathlon. Volunteers will assist with things like course marshaling, helping racers check-in, serving lunch and Continue reading

Craig Man Gets In Standoff With Police

A Craig Man was taken to the hospital Friday night after a standoff with local law enforcement. According to an arrest affidavit, officers were called to a Craig home after 35-year-old John Gates assaulted at least one person with a .22 pistol.  Officers located Gates in a cabin in the back yard of the home, where he was still with the victim who he assaulted and another unidentified individual. While officers were trying to get Gate’s out of the Continue reading

Masterson Withdraws From Clerks Race

Audrey Anna Masterson, who announced her intent in January to run for the County Clerk position in the upcoming election, has removed her name from Continue reading

Director Of CO Oil and Gas Regulator Resigns

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission director has announced he will be stepping down March 2nd. Matt Lepore says he’s moving to a new job at a private consulting firm in the energy industry. In a statement, Lepore said he’s Continue reading

Heat Is On Again For St. Patrick’s Day

860 impaired drivers were arrested during the first two Heat is On DUI campaigns this year, a slight decrease from the 896 drivers who were arrested during the same time period in 2017. In total last year, 232 people lost their lives Continue reading

New Wind Projects To Bring Jobs To Carbon County

Rocky Mountain Power has announced four new wind projects in Wyoming, two of which are expected to bring hundreds of new jobs to Carbon County. The goal is to have the projects completed by 2020, when a federal production tax credit expires. The largest wind farm will be a 500 megawatt project in Carbon and Albany counties. With another 250 megawatt facility to be built Continue reading

Icy Roads Cause At Least 6 Accidents Monday

Winter weather kept emergency responders in Routt County busy Monday. Crews responded to six accidents and assisted numerous drivers throughout the day. In four of the accidents, the individuals involved Continue reading

High Avalanche Danger In The Backcountry

Avalanche conditions are high in areas of the Flat Tops and Routt National Forest near Rabbit Ears Pass. Avalanches may be triggered, especially on steep slopes in these areas. Those planning backcountry excursions over the next few Continue reading

Free Citizens Police Academy

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is offering a free Citizens’ Police Academy to residents interested in enhancing their knowledge of local law enforcement. The class will be held April 25th through June 27th. Each session will be taught by police department personnel. Participants must be Continue reading

More Assistance Needed With Voyeurism Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sherriff’s Office has released more photos from an ongoing felony voyeurism investigation, and they are asking with the public’s help in identifying the people in the photos. Police arrested 28-year-old Ryan Flaten late last month, after recording devices were found in bathrooms and Continue reading