KRAI News for Monday, July 29, 2019

The man who died in a rollover crash near Yampa Friday has been identified. Kent Harrison has an address in both Vail and Denver. He was driving a motorhome on Highway 131 when it rolled. Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene. Colorado State Patrol is investigating.

Brews and Boards is now a monthly fundraiser for Moffat County Libraries. It’s at the Barrel Cathedral in downtown Craig. Brews and Boards is from 6-9 p.m. every third Wednesday for the rest of the year. The next one is Aug. 21. For more information, you can call 970-824-5116.

Yampa Valley High School has a new principal. Karla Setter was lead the small, alternative school in Steamboat, which has about 30 students. For the past eight years, Setter has served as a grant writer for the Steamboat Springs, Hayden, and South Routt School districts.

Governor Polis has announced the appointments of his Boards and Commissions. The only person from northwest Colorado is Noreen McMahon from Steamboat Springs. She has been reappointed as an at-large member of the State Plumbing Board.

In sports, the Mighty Dogs Volleyball Camp starts today. It’s at Moffat County High School.

Former Moffat County High School diver Genevieve Bradley just finished 4th at the World Championships in diving. Bradley is from Steamboat, but competed for Moffat County High School in swimming and diving. She graduated back in 2010. The World Championships last week were in South Korea. Bradley hopes to compete in the Olympics.

Steamboat Lake in North Routt County hosted the Steamboat Lake Sprint Course Triathlon Sunday morning, with 240 athletes in waves at the start line. It was a half-mile swim, 12.4 mile bike, and 5K run. Eric Kenney of Boulder was the top finisher.

Two athletes competing from Craig were Charlie Coates and Heather Trapp.

New this year, triathletes could opt to paddleboard instead of doing the swim.

The Moffat County High School soccer program is hosting an inter-team scrimmage. It’s at 6:30 this Wednesday at the high school. It’s for boys and girls who are incoming or returning players, or who may have recently graduated. If you need more information, call 334-703-9068.

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

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