KRAI News for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019

Happy Halloween to the Moffat County community! Trick or Treat Street is tonight downtown Craig. Yampa will be blocked off between Victory Way and 6th Street for trick-or-treaters to visit local businesses. Trick or Treat Street is from 4-6 p.m. tonight, on Halloween.

Victory Motors is also hosting Trunk or Treat for kids and families. That’s from 4-7 p.m. tonight at Victory Motors of Craig, 2705 W. First Street. The trunks will be in the showroom. There is a Best Costume Contest for kids and pets. And there is a Best Carved Pumpkin Contest. Once again, that’s Trunk or Treat at Victory Motors. Call 970-824-4422 if you need some more information.

In Steamboat Springs, the Halloween Stroll in downtown Steamboat is on Lincoln Avenue. It’s from 5-7 p.m. this evening. Tonight is also Screamboat which is from 6-10 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College. All ages are welcome and there is a cost to get in.

Today in Hayden, kids can do the Spook Walk Story Time at 11 a.m. at the Hayden Public Library. Trunk or Treat is from 5-7 p.m. tonight at the Hayden Congregational Church.

In Yampa, head over to the Yampa Public Library from 3-7 p.m. for an afternoon of free trick-or-treating.

Be careful out there for Halloween and don’t drink and drive, tonight or any night. The Heat is On Halloween DUI enforcement starts today with local law agencies, Colorado State Patrol, and the Colorado Department of Transportation. Ninety Colorado law enforcement agencies are cracking down on impaired drivers through Nov. 4.

Be aware of hackers on Facebook. Craig Police posted on their Social Media site that they’re receiving reports of Facebook accounts being hacked. People are being asked by the hacker for inappropriate photos, via Facebook messenger. Craig Police want to remind everyone, including kids and teenagers, to keep your personal information protected and never share photos or other information that you would not want to be made public.

The recent Empty Bowl Fundraiser at St. Michael’s Community Kitchen was a huge success. Nearly 300 bowls were made by local artists and close to 28 gallons of soup was served. The Craig Press reports that more than $3,900 was raised for the community kitchen, which serves two meals each week and delivers more than 120 meals a week to shut-ins throughout the Moffat County community.

Winter Park opens this Saturday. It’s the earliest opening for Winter Park Resort ever, thanks to more than 40 inches of snow in October and some new snowmaking equipment. Steamboat also has an early opening, on Nov. 23. The resort says 63” of new snow has already fallen on the mountain, it’s still October.

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

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