KRAI News for Thursday, June 6, 2019

Kyle Hallaran, age 29, from Johnstown and Justin James Davis, age 29 from Loveland, were arrested in connection to the incident.

The two men who stole an Alpine Lumber delivery truck and a bunch of tools from Steamboat Springs, and then led police on a high-speed chase into Grand County, and all the way through Kremmling last November are headed to prison. 29-year-old Justin Davis, and 33-year-old Matthew Woldorf, both of Loveland pleaded guilty to burglary charges in Routt County. Davis also has a charge of motor vehicle theft. He faces a four-year prison sentence. Woldorf was an accomplice and faces 42 months, also in the Colorado Department of Corrections. 29-year-old Kyle Hallaran of Johnstown is also being charged with being involved in the burglary. He has a status conference scheduled for June 27.

Marijuana shops in Steamboat Springs will have to get half of their products from within city limits. That’s according to a new regulation from City Council. A vote to increase the number of pot shops in town from three to more will be voted on at council’s June 17 meeting. The new ordinances would go into effect on January 1 next year.

The Meeker Farmers Market starts this Friday afternoon. Kris Deines says 25 vendors have signed up so far.

The first Meeker Farmers Market is Friday night from 4-8 p.m. The next one isn’t until Saturday morning, June 15. Then the market will be all day on June 22 for Meekerpalooza. If you would like to have a tent at the market, call the Meeker Chamber or sign up through the Meeker Farmers Market Facebook page.

Moffat County will celebrate the historic expedition of John Wesley Powell on the 150th anniversary of the event this month. The expedition started in May of 1869 along the Green River in Wyoming and ended June 17th of that year. Celebrations are this June 17 and 18 at Echo Park near Dinosaur National Monument. A great-grandson of one of the boatmen on the Powell expedition will be there to give a talk.

Fireworks are scheduled for the 4th of July in Steamboat. Photo courtesy Shannon Lukens.



Steamboat is planning on having a fireworks show on the 4th of July. Here’s Steamboat Springs City Manager Gary Suiter.

The city will keep an eye on fire conditions and check the soil on Howelsen Hill to make sure the fireworks show would be safe. Steamboat hasn’t had fireworks on the 4th since 2016, so there is a stockpile of fireworks that needs to be used.

Here’s more with Steamboat Springs City Manager Gary Suiter:

Trail Ridge Road has opened for the season. The popular scenic road opened nearly two weeks later than it did last year.

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