KRAI News for Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Whittle the Wood Rendezvous has been canceled for this summer. It’s because of the COVID-19 restrictions. It would have been June 17-20 at Loudy-Simpson Park.

One event that Craig Parks & Rec is still planning on having is the “Where the Hell is Maybell” kickoff this Saturday. It’s the cycling event from Craig to Maybell. It’s the 34th year for the ride which is an annual favorite. It’s about 30 miles. You don’t have to be a strong bike rider for the event. Just ride along at your own speed and enjoy the Moffat County landscape. There won’t be any shuttles back from Maybell this year. Contact Craig Parks & Rec to sign up for the event. You’ll get a t-shirt with admission.

Moffat County Sheriff’s Officers are looking for a stolen UTV from the Maybell area. It’s a 2015 Can-Am 1000cc with pink seat covers. They also stole a kids green and black camouflaged 120cc 4-wheeler. It happened either late April 30, or in the early morning of May 1. If you know who might have done it, please call the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office. Or call Crime Stoppers as they’ll pay up to $1000 for information leading to an arrest of who did it.

Numbers: Moffat County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Unit at 970-826-2311 or Crime Stoppers at 970-824-3535.

Deputy Ed Hendricks is sworn in.

Devin Cochran is sworn in as a Master Control Operator.

Moffat County has two new staff members. Deputy Ed Hendricks was sworn in on Tuesday. Hendricks has 24 years of law enforcement experience, most recently with the Routt County Sheriff’s office.




Devin Cochran was also sworn in and will be a Master Control Operator.









Drive-thru community testing for COVID-19 is available every Wednesday and Saturday this month in Northwest Colorado. It’s for Routt and Moffat County residents who are symptomatic of the virus or may have been around someone who is. Testing is at the concession stand at the rodeo grounds at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat. Testing is by appointment only and it’s free. No insurance is required. To make an appointment, call public health at 970-870-5577.

There are still no new cases of the virus in Moffat County. Six have been confirmed but those six have recovered. 341 tests have been administered.

Camping at Colorado state parks will remain closed until further notice. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is working with federal and local municipal partners to determine a timeline for camping.

A man from Rangely is competing in a weaponry contest. It’s on TV today. The show is called “Forged in Fire” and it’s on the History Channel. Jarrod Fiscus is a 2017 graduate of Rangely High School. He is also a bladesmith and the owner of Waving Hands Forge. The show features different contestants trying to recreate some of history’s most iconic-edged weapons. Fiscus is on tonight’s episode on the History Channel. It starts at 7 p.m.

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

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