KRAI News for Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

A new movie is coming out next month. It’s about Granby, when the bulldozer rampage happened through town, back in 2004. It caused over $10 million in damage. The new documentary is called “Tread.” It’s based on the book from Patrick Brower called, “Killdozer: The True Story of the Colorado Bulldozer Rampage.” Sky-Hi News reports the film will be in theaters starting Feb. 21. The video-on-demand release date is set for Feb. 28. You can see the trailer on the KRAI Facebook page and website.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWSJ4_WtCoE

Residents of Kremmling will be voting in April on whether to allow marijuana businesses in the town. Right now, they aren’t allowed. At a council meeting last week, council members said they want to know what the public thinks first, before working out the details that would allow the retail sale of cannabis products. Three new town council members in Kremmling will also be chosen in April.

A sandhill crane.

A regional scholarship is being offered to high school seniors in Routt and Moffat Counties. The Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition is asking for original writings, poetry, or artwork inspired by Greater Sandhill Cranes in Northwest Colorado. $5000 in scholarships will be awarded. The deadline is March 25.  Directions: All entries must be submitted to CraneCreativeArtsContest@gmail.com with the following information: Last name, first name, address (street or P.O. Box), city, zip code, phone number, email address, school, category, and each entry must have a title. For more information and complete submission rules, visit https://coloradocranes.org/creative-arts-contest-2020/

The Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club Poker Run last weekend brought in more than $2,800. Cactus Brandin won first place. The oldest rider of the day was John Jepkema who is 91. After the prize money, the money raised goes to area students.

The Moffat County swim team competed over the weekend. The 200-yard free relay qualified for the 3A state meet, at the Gunnison Invitational. Then the team took fourth overall last weekend at a meet in Delta County. The Moffat County swimmers are off to Fruita Monument Feb. 1 in their final event before the Southwest Conference Championships.

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

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