KRAI News for Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Laurie Mae Dodds Mug shot.









A Craig woman is in the Moffat County Jail. 41-year-old Laurie Mae Dodds has multiple charges against her, stemming from an incident in the early hours of Monday. Craig Police say Dodds was in someone’s house on Pine Ridge Drive. After a confrontation with the owner, Dodds tried to leave by crawling out a window. Police eventually stopped her where they say she gave a false name, and said she owned multiple houses in Craig, and also owned Twenty Mile Coal Company. She also had a warrant out for her arrest out of Grand Junction. Dodd was take to the Moffat County Jail.

The Moffat County Fairgrounds are busy today with the 4-H Dog Show and the Open Cat show. It’s all part of the Moffat County Fair. Then Wednesday, the pavilion is open. Wednesday morning is the weigh-in of market sheep and market goats, with the weigh-in of market beef in the afternoon. The Sheep Show starts at 5 p.m. tomorrow followed by the Old Geezer Alumni show.

The River Bridge in Rifle, on Highway 13 was closed Monday because of an incident in the area. The closure was on the main I-70 exit at Rifle.

Senator Michael Bennet has a listening session in Craig today, with a representative there to listen to your comments. It’s from 12:30-5:30 in the Moffat County Courthouse.

The Colorado Cruisers Car Club meets at 6:30 p.m. tonight, at the O.P. Bar & Grill in Craig. If you love classic cars and motorcycles, you’re invited.

Young hunters, ages 12 to 17, can better learn how to hunt big and small game, from experts with Colorado Parks & Wildlife. The Hunter Outreach Program is for people without hunting backgrounds. It’s a way to learn to hunt responsibly and properly. Applications are due Aug. 16. Get one by emailing

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Word out of Lamar, Colo., which is in the complete catty-corner part of the state is that Colorado may have just set an all-time hottest temperature. A read of 115 degrees was recorded July 20 in Lamar. It still has to be verified by the Colorado Climate Center and National Weather Service.

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

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