KRAI News for Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

The new medical office building received an official dedication complete with cornerstone Thursday. Members of the masons from across Colorado attended to make sure the cornerstone was officially installed on the front of the new building. Andy Daniels is the Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Regional Health.

Daniels said it’s been about 19 months from the beginning to the end of the project. After the dedication, people were given tours of the new medical office building.

McDonald’s in Craig was closed temporarily on Thursday. Maintenance crews had to work on a sewer line in the parking lot.

Oak Creek has come up with enough money to purchase a popular trail system on private land, just outside of town limits. The last piece of funding needed was a $15,000 grant from the Yampa Valley Community Foundation which was awarded last week. The total amount of grant funding was $522,000. The piece of property is 4.5 miles of trails on 165 acres.

The Cattlewomen’s Poker Run is tomorrow. It’s a 5k Fun Run hosted by the Routt County Cattlewomen. Here’s more from Adonna Allen.

The way it works, is each participant get a playing card at each kilometer. Whoever has the best poker hand at the end wins a quarter side of beef. And everyone who participates gets a beef burrito. Adults are $10 and kids 12 and under are free.

Register today at Alpine Bank, or before the start of the race at Sherrod Ranch on Routt County Road 44.

Country duo Many Strings and Company is performing at the Luttrell Barn Cultural Center on Oct. 12. Tickets are $15 at the door. Kids 10 and under are free. Tony and Carol Messerly are in the band, and Tony is a yodeler.

In sports today, the middle school district volleyball tournament continues in Meeker, and then it moves to Oak Creek Saturday. The Moffat County High School cross country team is in Delta for Pantherfest today. The undefeated Bulldog varsity football team is playing Basalt tonight at 7 p.m. Listen to the game on KRAI.

Lots of sports action on Saturday…

The CNCC Soccer teams have home games against Truckee Meadows Community College. The men play at 11 a.m. and the women are at 1 p.m. and those games are at Loudy-Simpson Park.

The Moffat County girls volleyball teams are in Olathe. The golfers who qualified for state from Moffat County, are competing in the 3A State Championships at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs this weekend.

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

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