KRAI News for Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Craig Kiwanis Club is handing out checks to graduating seniors from Moffat County High School. Thirteen members of the Class of 2019 received more than $15,000 in local scholarships. The ceremony was at Loudy-Simpson Park.

Colorado Northwestern Community College has a new Vice President of Craig Campus and Student Services. John Anderson grew up in Iowa, and went to Iowa State before moving to Denver, where he started getting his MBA at the University of Colorado. Anderson moved to Northwest Colorado to be the Director of Admissions/Registrar at CNCC in Craig, but then moved to Rangely, and will now be back in Craig.

A special seminar on Substance Use Prevention and Recovery is June 6-9 in Craig and Steamboat Springs. The June 6th event is at CNCC in Craig. The second seminar is Friday through Sunday at CMC in Steamboat. It is designed to educate medical providers and community members about the newest and most effective medical and behavioral health treatment strategies to help people avoid and recover from substance use disorders. Register before May 17 at  That link is:

The town of Dillon has discovered high levels of lead in some of its drinking water. The finding comes after Frisco had a similar issue in its sampling pool. Dillon officials say the town has good, clean surface water.

Weddings planned between now and June 14 at the Maroon Bells outside of Aspen are having to be rescheduled. There is too much avalanche debris on the road to get there. Brides and grooms have been notified. The Aspen Chamber Resort Association says, “We’ve been dealing with hysterical brides.”

The baseball season is over for the Moffat County Bulldogs. The team placed fourth in the conference at 5-5 in league play, ending with a record of 11-10 overall. The season for the Meeker Cowboys has also ended, with Meeker finishing the baseball season at 5-14-1.

Also in Meeker, the summer youth softball registration is open. Register online by tomorrow. That link is

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


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