Here are the local headlines for KRAI on this Thursday, August 22nd.
Northwest Colorado Health received a Health Center Quality Leader award. The US Department of Health and human services announced the awards to over twelve hundred health centers across the US. Each health center will use these awards to improve the quality, efficiency, and the value of the health care they provide. Northwest Colorado health received the award because of the care it provides to people from Moffat and Routt Counties.
Auditions start today if you want to be an apparition in the Craig historic ghost walk in the fall. KRAI’s Shannon Lukens has more.
There was a string of thefts over the course of the last year at a business in Steamboat Springs. An employee was cashing fraudulent checks that had forged signatures, and amounted to over five thousand dollars over the course of the year. The owners of Déjà vu were able to figure it out, and Liberty Gray was arrested, but has since posted bail.
Those two fires we have been keeping up with have some updates. The fire near wolf mountain called the mill creek 2 fire is reported to be around eighty percent contained, while the indian run fire has been squelched, and is now simply an ashen scar. That fire burned one hundred seventy acres.
The Moffat county school district board of education is looking for some feedback on the Yampa Building, and has added a virtual suggestion box. The form is available on the MCSD Facebook page.
Sticking with the fires, there is one burning near dinosaur, and it is believed to be human caused. It has burned over one hundred sixty acres, and is headed eastwardly.
Moffat County school goers are heading in to the sports season as school is just around the corner. Cross country, golf, and volleyball are heading in to competition this week, and football for the high school begins with its first game in September.
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.