A woman who worked at Walmart in Craig is without a job. Police say 48-year-old Michelle Dawn Moore gave a marijuana-laced cookie to a 19-year-old fellow employee. The girl who got the cookie didn’t know it had marijuana in it and she got very sick. Moore was arrested and will be in court May 14.
A man from Louisiana was arrested and taken to jail Wednesday. 56-year-old Patrick Broussard was pulled over by Steamboat Police for not using a turn signal and driving a defective vehicle. The officer notice Broussard seemed intoxicated. He failed a roadside sobriety test and then became combative, telling the four officers who were there that they would have to shoot him to capture him. They didn’t have to shoot the man, but they did have to chase him and tackle to get him into handcuffs and off to jail. Police searched his truck and found two guns in the back seat, which Broussard wasn’t supposed to have because of previous offenses. His bond has been set at $5000.
Summer flights into Hayden airport are mainly from Denver. There will be two flights a day on most days through June 5th, and then three flights daily through Aug. 19. Summer service directly from Houston has been canceled. The terminal is also getting expanded.
A big trailer that brings attention to Human Trafficking will be in Meeker and Rangely starting this weekend. Here’s more from KRAI’s Vladan Chase.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds boaters that boats in Colorado will be checked for invasive water mussels. It’s an aquatic nuisance, because the mussels grow quickly, by the billions, and clog waterways and power generation infrastructure. Reservoirs are slowly opening for the summer season. A picture of a boat propeller on a boat coming from Lake Powell, and covered with the invasive mussels is on the KRAI website and Facebook page.
A new study shows Routt County’s economy is water dependent. That means big impacts to energy, agriculture, and outdoor recreation if there is a drought in Routt County, making the area the most vulnerable county in Colorado when it comes to the socioeconomic impacts. The report suggests economic diversification, planning, and increased awareness of the impact a drought can have.
Volunteer training for Freedom Hooves therapeutic riding is this Saturday. It’s from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their facility, at 900 Johnson Road. Another training is May 21. For more information, call 970-701-9085.
In sports today, the Moffat County Boys swim team is competing in Grand Junction. The high school track team has the Clint Wells Invitational all day today, here in Craig. The Craig Middle School track and field team is off to the Wyo-Colo Junior High Invitational in Baggs. The high school and middle school rodeo teams are competing in Lamar this afternoon, and through the weekend.