KRAI News for Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019

Get the snow shovels out. Northern Colorado is getting some snow. A heavy round of snowstorms should make for a White Christmas today. The snow will increase into the evening. The high in Craig today should be about 25 degrees. Snowshowers will continue tomorrow. Up at the Steamboat ski area, 94 percent of the trails at Steamboat Resort will be open, along with 13 chairlifts.

Someone has chopped down the wrong tree. The City of Steamboat Springs says a pine tree was chopped down in Little Toots Park either late Monday or early Tuesday morning. They used an axe and the top of the tree was taken, possibly for a Christmas tree or holiday decoration. If you know who might have done it, or you saw anything suspicious in Little Toots Park at this time, call the Steamboat Springs Police Department at 970-879-1144.

 

The Ice Castles in Dillon are opening up for the winter season this Saturday. Ice artists have been forming and carving the ice castles for the last four weeks, with tunnels, fountains, slides, and frozen thrones. Plus, there are color-changing LED lights in the Dillon Ice Castle. Tickets can be purchased online at www.IceCastles.com

The Moffat County High School girls swim team is getting closer to state qualification. The Lady Bulldogs placed sixth overall at the recent Montrose meet. The 200 freestyle relay team finished fifth in their event, which was 1.3 seconds off from qualifying for state. Kelsey McDiffett is also close to qualifying in the 100-yard breaststroke. The swim team is off for Christmas Break but heads back to Montrose Jan. 10-11 for the Montrose Invitational.

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

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