KRAI News, Weather, and Sports – May 7, 2018

The Great American Horse Drive thundered through Maybell Sunday, with 460 horses moving through town. Sombrero Ranch moves the herd over two days, from Brown’s Park to their summer home, a few miles west of Craig. The Craig Press reports that it has been a Moffat County tradition since 1959, and it’s about 60 miles total for the horses. In December, the herd will head back to Brown’s Park, but be transported by trucks and trailers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A man in Frisco was way too close to a moose, and he chased the moose. Someone passing by snapped a picture and Colorado Parks and Wildlife want your help in identifying the man in the picture. There is a reward. Call Operation Game Thief at 877-265-6648. You can see the picture of the man standing at a Frisco sign, next to the obviously agitated moose on the KRAI Facebook page, and website.

Craig Police helped kids work on the rules of the road Saturday, with a Bike Rodeo. It was hosted by Craig Parks and Recreation, at the Woodbury Sports Complex. Children and teenagers have the highest rates of bicycle-related injuries in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Memorial Regional Health also donated 50 bike helmets to kids at the event.

Northwest Colorado Health is offering free hospice certification training, to support hospice patients and families in Moffat County. It’s today and tomorrow at the Rollingstone Respite House in Steamboat. Call 871-7609 for more.

Northwest Colorado Health is also offering free drug awareness training provided by Communities that Care. It’s Wednesday, May 16, at the Clarion Inn and Suites in Craig. RSVP through northwestcoloradohealth.org/ctc.

The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners has canceled its regularly scheduled meeting for tomorrow. Instead, it will be at 8:30 a.m. next Tuesday, at the Moffat County Courthouse.

The weather in Northwest Colorado today will be a little cloudy, mainly this afternoon, but nice and mild, in the upper 70s. Skies will clear tonight. You’ll see the stars. Tuesday will be sunny in the mid 70s.

The boys track and field team at Moffat County High School won the 3A team title this weekend, at the Western Slope Multi-Leagues Meet in Grand Junction. The girls finished third overall. Individual winners in their events include Jesse Earle, Tiffany Hildebrandt, Josie Timmer, and two relay teams.

The high school swim team finished third overall at a meet in Glenwood Springs Friday. The swimmers are headed to the Western Slope Conference Championships this weekend, in Grand Junction.

The Varsity Baseball team lost both games in a double header against Aspen Saturday. The first game was 12-1, but the second game was a real nailbiter, with the Bulldogs barely losing, 4-3. The team is headed to Granby for a game against Middle Park at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

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