KRAI News for Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The City of Craig will have a fireworks show this year. It has been confirmed by Craig Fire Rescue. The fireworks show starts at dusk on the 4th of July which is on a Saturday. Craig Fire Rescue will be using the fairly new electronic launch system from a field near Moffat County High School. Craig Fire Rescue Chief KC Hume says the only thing that would STOP the fireworks in Craig would be if fire restrictions were to go in place.

North of Moffat County, in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, there are seven new cases of the Coronavirus since a week ago. There have been 32 cases total now, with ten still active.

 

Steamboat Police Commander Annette Dopplick will now be the Interim Police Chief for the Town of Kremmling. Dopplick will also help the Kremmling community search for a new police chief for the town. The former chief was placed on administrative leave last December, and was not rehired. Dopplick is expected to return to the Steamboat Police Department in about four months.

The 5th Annual Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic is June 27 through July 5. It’s a week-long fishing tournament at Elkhead Reservoir State Park near Craig, in both Routt and Moffat Counties. Plus, there are $9,500 in cash prizes for catching smallmouth bass and northern pike. Head over to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website for more on the rules. Link: https://cpw.state.co.us/tournament

Craig City Council has approved a bid for new curbs, gutters, and concrete along the 500 and 600 block of Taylor Street. Anson Excavating & Pipe will do the work. The Craig Press reports it’s a full tear-out and re-do because tree roots have done a lot of damage there.

News from Colorado Department of Transportation, work starts next week in Granby, and along Highway 40 there, on new curb ramps, sidewalks, and gutters that will be compliant with the Public Rights of Way Accessibility Guidelines.

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

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