KRAI News for Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Michael Bravo mug shot.

A Craig man was arrested on multiple charges Tuesday morning. 33-year-old Michael Bravo is accused of felony robbery, kidnapping, and several misdemeanor charges. The Craig Press reports the incident happened during a break up on Victory Way. Bond was set at $5,000, and Judge James Garrecht ordered Bravo to have no contact with the victim, before his next court appearance on May 13.

Colorado’s Sexting Bill has been signed into law. It’s a bill that started in Craig. It means a teacher can’t send sexually explicit text messages to a student, and walk away free. It started with Justin Folley, who was a teacher in the Moffat County School District. He was acquitted last December on all ten felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child. The Craig Press reports Senator Bob Rankin helped get the bill passed, with help from Moffat County School District Superintendent David Ulrich, and board member Chip McIntyre.

The new brewery in Craig has run into a problem with licensing. The Barrel Cathedral has a brewpub license but not a manufacturing license. That’s what needed to produce and age beer in downtown Craig. The new brewery hopes to be ready by sometime in June now. The brewery will also have a Cajun bistro restaurant inside.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has a new tagline and campaign. They want Coloradans to “Live Life Outside.” The campaign wants to highlight the connection between conservation and recreation in Colorado. The state has 41 state parks, more than 310 state wildlife areas, 39,000 miles of trails, and over 23 million acres of public lands. The campaign adds, “This land is your land, we’re all the caretakers.”

Early detection of skin cancer is key to treatment and cure. Men and women over the age of 50 have an increased risk of developing melanoma. A FREE clinic is a chance to be seen by a member of the dermatology provider team at Memorial Regional Health. If you have a spot that you aren’t sure about, come to the free clinic. It is from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Social Center in the Bell Tower at 50 College Drive in Craig.

The bi-annual Recycling Drop-off day for Northwest Colorado is this Saturday. Cameron Hawkins is with Yampa Valley Sustainability Council.

The drop-off location is new this year. Electronics can be taken to Steamboat Springs High School while all other items are at the middle school.  Drop off for residents is from 10 to one, and for businesses, 1:30-3 p.m. Find out more at www.YVSC.org.

A one-day wildlife mitigation conference is this Saturday. It’s free, in the auditorium at CMC in Steamboat. Residents and ranchers, and property owners are invited, to learn how to fight fires and reduce the threat of a wildlife. More information is on the Routt County website at www.co.routt.co.us

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