KRAI News for Monday, Dec. 31, 2018

The FCC is investigating the recent CenturyLink outage. It disrupted 911 emergency services across the country. It also hit customers of CenturyLink in 35 states, and in Moffat County, affecting phone, TV, and internet services.

A Routt County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a rollover crash on county road 129 and 44A Sunday night. The deputy was taken to the hospital, but apparently injuries were not serious. But there was a laceration on his forehead.

Bundle up today, and tonight for your New Year’s Eve celebrations. It is expected to be a chilly one, possibly with lows of minus 14 degrees.

Full-strength beer goes on sale in grocery and convenience stores in Colorado as of 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. No more 3.2 beer on the shelves. The City Market store in Craig has been reconfigured. Here’s manager Gina Mack.

Local grocery stores will be stocking the shelves with full-strength beer as of midnight. And they plan to also support local breweries. A Safeway representative also says that that is why the store in Steamboat has also changed its layout.

A celebration of life for Sancy Shaw is at 10 o’clock this Friday morning, at the Steamboat Grand. A reception will follow at the Steamboat Christian Center. The mother of four from Clark in North Routt County, was killed on Christmas Eve on I-70 near Genesee. Colorado State Patrol says a drunk driver who was also possibly high ran into Shaw’s car. The woman who was driving that car also died in the crash. Shaw’s six-year-old daughter, Charlee, is still recovering from the crash in a hospital on the Front Range. A Go Fund Me page has been set up for the family.

The Craig Press is taking nominations for young Moffat County professionals to be featured in a special section called, “20 under 40.” It is for those who live and work within Craig and Moffat County. Nominations must be submitted by Jan. 14.  Visit http://www.swiftlocalsolutions.com/craig-press-20-under-40 to provide your submissions. Or call 970-875-1782.

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

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