KRAI News for Friday, Sept. 6, 2019

Robert Dean Evans mug shot.


A Craig man has told police he stole his ex-girlfriend’s journal after they broke up. 51-year-old Robert Dean Evens was arrested on a felony charge of first-degree criminal trespass and misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and theft under $50. Evans posted a $2,000 bond and will be in court on Oct. 1.

The parent company of City Market is asking customers to “no longer openly carry firearms” into their stores. Walmart is doing it and now City Market and King Soopers is also asking customers not to bring guns into their stores, at 148 locations in Colorado. That includes Steamboat Springs and Craig. Law enforcement officers are the exception.

The city of Craig is getting a new dog park. It’s a place where dogs can run off leash. Craig City Council approved the new dog park in a lot next to the Craig Cemetery, at 630 Ashley Road. The Craig Press reports there will be two areas – one for small dogs and another for larger dogs. Dog owners will need to pick up after their pets in the dog park.

Craig Police have been responding to smoking violations, and it’s with juveniles. Three citations were issued Tuesday regarding tobacco and juveniles. One was at Moffat County High School and the other at Craig Middle School, according to the police report.

The parking lot at Moffat County High School is quite colorful. Members of the Class of 2020 got to pick their own parking space for only $10 for the school year, and then decorate it, however they’d like. The private space is good for the senior only during regular school hours.






Hyperphagia is back in the news. Remember that word? It’s when bears are really hungry and getting ready for hibernation. That’s happening right now. They’re spending up to 20 hours a day filling up on more than 20,000 calories. Colorado Parks & Wildlife says to be aware of bear behavior with trash cans, dumpsters, bird feeders, and any food that might be outside. Lock your windows, doors, and car doors. They’ll come in they can.

The Routt County 4-H Junior Robotic team won big at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. The local team took home the first place ribbon, for the second year in a row.

The Moffat County Bulldogs kick off the football season tonight, with an away game. Vladan Chase has more.

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