KRAI News for Monday Jan. 20, 2020

Here are the local headlines for KRAI on this Monday, January 20th.

The three murder suspects in the Elliot Stahl case will stand trial, and will continue to be held without bond. The three suspects will face individual trials on charges of first degree murder after deliberation, first degree felony murder, aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Flu season and the holidays are big factors in Memorial Regional Health’s bump in numbers at their Steamboat location. The clinic saw 17 people on average over the last week of 2019, and that held steady around 12 for the first couple weeks of January. In Craig, the rapid care clinic was seeing 31 people per day through December.

Representative Dylan Roberts has introduced a bill to expand the rural jump-start economic development tax credit. The hope is to promote economic development in rural Colorado, including Moffat County.

There is a movement from the I-seventy coalition to try and launch a ride share for people going up to the mountains for skiing. If you have had to travel to the front range on a weekend, you know the pain it can be at times with the ski traffic. The idea behind the app is to ease the traffic on the road, and do a little piece of good for the environment. For the full story, check out the summit daily newspaper.

In sports, Moffat County had some games over the weekend, and came away with two wins with the girls, and two more on the boys side. They took down Gunnison and Olathe. Moffat county swimmers had a mix of ups and downs over the weekend, but they were also able to record a state qualifying time.

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

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