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Steamboat Approves New Marijuana Growing Regulations

marijuana-leaf-300The Steamboat Springs City Council recently reviewed and approved marijuana cultivation regulations that will affect unlicensed private marijuana cultivation in the City of Steamboat Springs. New regulations will be enacted for Accessory Cultivation, Private Cultivation, and Medical Marijuana Primary Caregiver Cultivation.  The new regulations do not change or affect licensed marijuana providers.  Some of the regulations include changes to plant limits, required site inspections by the Continue reading

TMH CEO Resigns

Rossfeld new photoThe Board of Trustees of The Memorial Hospital at Craig has announced the resignation of hospital CEO John Rossfeld.  He has served as CEO at TMH for the past 2 years and has been an involved member of the community.  Hospital Board Chair Forrest Luke expressed appreciation for Rossfeld’s contributions to the organization: “The Board appreciates the work John did for TMH during his time here. Under John’s leadership, we saw growth in our market share, we recruited several providers and physicians, and we Continue reading

KRAI Says Goodbye to Mike Fuller

121Today, 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country say goodbye to one of its longest running employees. Mike Fuller started at Wild West Radio in May of 1996, and will end his run today, 19 and a half years later. Fuller has been a part of the news department during his entire tenure, and has been Continue reading

Holiday Drive Begins Thursday

santaThe 17th annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is Thursday and Friday. Radio station staff and volunteers will be collecting donations of non-perishable food, new and unwrapped toys, gifts for seniors and cash. Once again this year, the drive will benefit the Interfaith Food Bank of Craig, Advocates Crisis Support Services, Christmas for Kids, and Christmas for Seniors. 100% of your donation Continue reading

Off-Duty Firefighters Assist Choking Patron at Restaurant in Steamboat

STEAMBOAT FIRE RESCUEOff-duty Firefighters Paul Gilbertson and Tony DeRisio potentially saved the life of an eighty year old female at Café Diva in Steamboat yesterday. Both Firefighters and their spouses were at Café Diva for the date night special when Gilbertson noticed a female choking at a nearby table. He immediately went to render assistance and started performing the Heimlich maneuver. Continue reading

Festival of Trees Opens Today

treeThe Moffat County Festival of Trees opens today at the Moffat County Courthouse. The Festival is a display of several Christmas Trees, each of which has been decorated by an individual or group sponsor. It’s more than a display, though, as those who visit can also vote for their favorites. Winners will receive prizes once the Festival is over. The trees will be on display from 8 in the morning, until 5 in the evening through Continue reading

Craig Parade of Lights Kicks Off The Christmas Season

Parade of LightsThousands braved temperatures in the low teens to see the Craig Parade of Lights Saturday night. The annual event again brought joy to those along the parade route. Following the parade many made their way to the Centennial Mall parking lot for the Float Glow, with free hot chocolate and Continue reading

Weather, Wildlife Factors in Rollover North of Craig

Vehicle-Accident-300A one vehicle rollover accident on Highway 13 Friday night sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries. The accident occurred about 20 miles north of Craig at a little before midnight. Emergency crews say it appears weather and wildlife were both factors in the crash. There was about two inches of fresh snow on the roads when Continue reading

Parade of Lights, Float Glow on Tap for Craig Tonight

parade of lights in craig 229The fresh snow is setting the scene for tonight’s Parade of Lights and Float Glow in Craig.  The annual event will again start at Craig Middle School this year.  The parade runs down Yampa Avenue, turns west on Victory Way, and travels all the way Continue reading

Morning Crash Sends Two to Hospital

IMG_6617IMG_6653 (1)IMG_6621 (1)Two people were taken to The Memorial Hospital at Craig this morning, after their vehicle rolled down an embankment off of Highway 40. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the crash occurred a little after six this morning, about 3 miles west of Craig. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined, but the vehicle ended up on its top. Firefighters pulled the occupants out of the vehicle, and they were taken to The Memorial Hospital for precautionary purposes. Pictures courtesy of Doug Slaight.  Click pictures to enlarge.

Commissioners Say No Plans to Cut Funding for Visitor’s Center

Craig-Chamber-150The Moffat County Commissioners assured Craig Chamber Director Chris Oxley earlier this week, that funding had NOT been cut for the Visitor’s Center. Oxley said she noticed there were no specific designations for the Visitor’s Center in the preliminary budget, and wanted to make sure Continue reading

Parade of Lights and Float Glow are Tomorrow in Craig

parade of lights in craig 229Craig’s Parade of Lights is tomorrow night. Once again this year 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will provide the soundtrack for the parade, and the following Float Glow. The parade starts at Craig Middle School, travels down Yampa Continue reading