KRAI News for Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020

The football schedule is being finalized by CHSAA for the Moffat County Bulldogs. Week One games will be scheduled between Oct. 8-10. That first game will be a road trip down to Manitou Springs, and that is NOT a league game. Moffat County then hosts Englewood, before heading to Elizabeth, followed by two home games against Woodland Park and Delta, and the final league game away against Middle Park. Meeker is on the road for week one, playing Ignacio, followed by a home game against Gunnison in Week Two. Soroco’s first game is against Sanford before traveling to Rangely the following week. Hayden is on the road against Mancos before hosting West Grand in Week Two. CHSAA reports that 80 percent of all schools in the state will have football games starting Oct. 8. That’s 218 teams who will play in the fall. 58 teams have opted to play in the spring, and that includes the Steamboat Sailors.

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The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office has a new officer. Deputy Seth Merrick joins the Moffat County force after working in Routt County. Merrick has 18 years of law enforcement experience.


Lauren Boebert is campaigning in Craig and Steamboat tomorrow. Boebert is from Rifle and running for Congress in Colorado, representing the 3rd Congressional District. Boebert will first be in Craig from noon to 1 p.m. at Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant at 2705 W. Victory Way in Craig. Boebert will be in Steamboat from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at 425 Lincoln Ave. That’s the old El Rancho Restaurant.

Ballots will be mailed started Oct. 9. Register to vote, or check to see if you are registered at You can mail those ballots back in early, or drop them off at a ballot box. There’s one at the Moffat County Courthouse.

Echo Park Campground at Dinosaur will be closed today through noon tomorrow. An herbicide has to be applied to the cheatgrass in the area.

A group celebrating Latino Heritage Month has planted more than 100 blue spruce trees south of Rifle. It’s the first project for Defiende Nuestra Tierra which is a program of Wilderness Workshop based in Carbondale.

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

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