Author Archives: KRAI

Cross Country Skier Rescued

Members of the Routt County Search and Rescue Team were called to assist a cross-country skier Wednesday afternoon on Rabbit Ears Pass. The 54-year-old Texas man called 911 after he fell in the area. The man said he was tired, wet and could not get his skis back on. The man did not prepare for the Continue reading

Wanted Man Arrested

A man who was wanted by the Craig Police department was taken into custody earlier this week. 28-year-old Richard Wieland was taken into custody Monday. Wieland was wanted Continue reading

Mobile Vet Center In Craig And Steamboat Friday

Members of the Mobile Vet Center will be in Craig and Steamboat tomorrow to conduct Veteran Outreach.  Staff from the Mobile Vet Center in Grand Junction and Fort Collins will be on hand to talk with Veterans, Service Members, service providers and veteran families, to provide them information on Vet Center services and VA programs and benefits. The staff will also be able to answer questions and assist Continue reading

Tipton Challenger In Craig Next Week

Democrat Karl Hanlon, who is challenging Colorado Republican Congressman Scott Tipton, in the upcoming election, will be in Craig nest week to speak to voters. Hanlon will be at Downtown Books on Saturday April 7th at 11 in the morning. The event is part of Hanlon’s 29 Continue reading

Explosive Materials And Drug Lab Found In Trailer

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Rock Springs Police Department are conducting a joint investigation on a situation involving a drug lab and the presence of explosives at residence at the Gateway Village in Rock Springs. A fire was called in at a Continue reading

Now Is A Good Time To Prune Trees

If you have trees that need pruning now is the time to do it because pruning your trees late in their dormant season reduces impacts on the tree’s health.  Here are some steps to take to ensure you are properly pruning your trees.  Know what you want to accomplish before you Continue reading

Line Dancing Classes For Seniors

The Craig Senior Social Center will be hosting Line Dancing classes starting next month in Craig. Instructor Julie Hanna will conduct the classes on Tuesdays from 5 to 6, starting April 17th. The classes will be held every Tuesday through Continue reading

One Dead In Routt County Roll-Over

One person died Tuesday in a single vehicle roll-over on Routt County Road 33, south of Steamboat. 61-year-old Theodore Storm from Oak Creek was driving when he lost control while rounding a curve, resulting in his vehicle rolling multiple times. While rolling, the Continue reading

More Funding For MOCO Broadband Improvements

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners both awarded $12,500 to the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership to go towards their community broadband initiative. This money will fund the first phase of the project, which includes developing an engineering blue print which identifies how to connect existing broadband infrastructure in Moffat County into a Continue reading

Department Of Human Services Accepting Walk-Ins

The Moffat County Department of Human Services is now excepting walk-ins for their programs. Case managers are now available daily from 9 to 3, to conduct interviews of new applicants Continue reading

Skyline Trail In Steamboat To Be Closed

The Skyline Trail in the Sanctuary neighborhood will be closed to all, from the Mount Werner Water Treatment Plant lower parking lot to the Heavenly View access starting Friday. However, the upper portion Continue reading

Drowsy Driving As Dangerous As Drunk Driving?

Drowsy driving is eight times more dangerous than previous indicated, according to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The study looked at dashcam footage from more than 700 crashes and found that the danger of drowsy driving soars above official Continue reading