KRAI News for Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

A second person has been arrested for her involvement in the recent robbery at the Bank of Colorado in Craig. 38-year-old Kristy Lynn Carrillo was arrested on a nationwide arrest warrant obtained by the Craig Police Department for her alleged involvement in the bank robbery. Carrillo was arrested in Murray, Utah, on other charges, when Murray Police found out there was a warrant out for her arrest. Right now, she’s being held in the Salt Lake County Metro Jail.

Police in Rangely are looking for multiple suspects in a “smash and grab” Sept. 30, at the Rangely True Value. A number of firearms were stolen from a display case, during the break-in and burglary. Rangely Police are getting help from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. If you have any information on the break-in, call Rangely Police at 970-675-8476.

Fifteen new Drug Recognition Experts graduated from a training program in Colorado this week. Colorado Department of Transportation administers the training, which provides law enforcement agencies help in identifying and arresting drivers under the influence of drugs and marijuana. Over 30 percent of deaths on Colorado roadways can be attributed to impaired drivers.

The new gondola at Steamboat Resort has been safety tested this week. Crews had to load 54 gondola cabins with 1,600 pounds each and then run the lift to make sure everything ran safely and smoothly, even in emergency situations. The weight was trash bins filled up with water… eight in each cabin. An inspector from the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board was at the top terminal in Thunderhead Lodge, making sure every requirement was completed. The ski resort, and the new $15 million Doppelmayr gondola are set to open Nov. 23 for the 2019-2020 season.

Crews are making snow at Howelsen Hill, thanks to the cold temperatures. The snow is on the slopes at Howelsen and in the rodeo arena. Howelsen Hill Ski Area is scheduled to open on Nov. 30.

It was a happy Halloween in downtown Craig last night as trick-or-treaters battled chilly temperatures to trick-or-treat. Businesses handed out candy, while KS Kreations had homemade cookies. The Jungle had baggies of live fish. Mathers Bar had a neon haunted house where kids could warm up from the cold.

Businesses were also at Trunk or Treat, at Victory Motors, giving away candy to the kids.

There is a big football game tonight for the Moffat County Bulldogs. They’re headed to Rifle to play the undefeated Rifle Bears. That game starts at 7 p.m. and you can listen to it right here on KRAI.

Saturday, the Craig Middle School boys basketball team plays Meeker and Steamboat Springs. Those games are in Steamboat.

For the weather, don’t forget to call the KRAI Time, Temp, and Weather Hotline at 970-824-1918.

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