KRAI News for Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

The cause of death has been released for Hayden wrestling coach Chad Jones. The longtime Hayden resident died from tracheitis, which is a throat infection. The 39-year-old was found dead in his home on Sept. 17. A memorial fund has been set up at Mountain Valley Bank in Hayden, for Chad Jones’ children.

Alice Pleasant Park in downtown Craig could be renamed to Carpenter-Pleasant Park. The name of longtime Craig business owner Julia Carpenter would be added. She ran a business downtown until she was 104 years old. Carpenter’s niece, Ida Gordon, is starting the application process for the renaming of the park. It will eventually go to City Council who will look at the criteria. They’ll also listen to public input at their meeting Monday, Oct. 22 and then make a final decision later this month.

The Rangely Karaoke Club is hitting the right notes. Four of the karaoke competitors will be competing in the World Karaoke Singing Championships in Las Vegas next month.

Colorado Mountain College students in Steamboat Springs are registering people to vote today on campus. Alisha Repollo says her class wanted to be more involved.

The students are registering voters from 1-7 p.m. today on the 3rd floor of the Academic Building at CMC, near the cafeteria.

In local football, Moffat County lost big to the Aspen Skiers, 51-7, Friday night. It was a cold and rainy evening which didn’t help. The Bulldogs are 2-4 and are again on the road this week to play Coal Ridge High School in Newcastle.

Soroco took their first loss of the season Friday, to Vail Christian. Big scores on both sides… 74-66 was the final. Soroco plays Rangely in Oak Creek Friday night. Hayden lost to Rangely last weekend, 58-12. They’re on the road to play West Grand in Kremmling Friday night.

The Moffat County volleyball team beat Basalt in five sets over the weekend. The Bulldogs play Grand Junction Central tomorrow in Craig at 4 p.m. It’s Pink Night in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Then Senior Night is Oct. 15.

The Rangely volleyball team is 9-5, and they’ll play Soroco in Oak Creek this Friday.

The Meeker volleyball team is 15-0 overall, and also undefeated in the league. They’re away this Thursday, playing Grand Valley in Parachute.

The Moffat county High School boys soccer team won their game on the road Saturday, 4-3, over the Oysters of Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale. The soccer team heads to Coal Ridge tomorrow to face the Titans.

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

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