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Charges Against Doolin Dismissed

District Attorney 14thCharges against Monty Doolin have been dismissed.  Doolin had be indicted by a Grand Jury on a count of Kidnapping in the First Degree related to an incident that occurred in the late 1970’s.  On November 20th the District Court for Routt County dismissed the kidnapping charge finding there was not probable cause Continue reading

Shop Small Businesses This Saturday

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Highlighting the positive impacts small businesses have on communities across the nation, Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday encouraged his constituents to participate in Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has become the traditional day to show support for local businesses and recognize their impact on communities.  Tipton stated that “Shopping small is a sure way to find unique, high quality items, and it’s a great opportunity Continue reading

New Plans For Craig Parade Of Lights

Parade of LightsThe annual Craig Parade of Lights has added a new event to the end of the parade this year, a float glow where the community can gather together after the parade to again view the lighted floats.  The Parade of Lights which gets underway at 6 Saturday night, will begin at Craig Middle School, head down Yampa Avenue to Victory Way, then turn at Ledford and end Continue reading

Collisions With Wildlife Up 15 Percent

deer on road 300This is the time of the year when wildlife has moved down from the high country, and continues to move to food and water sources, crossing highways along their routes, increasing the likelihood of collision with vehicles.   A majority of the collisions occur during dark hours, from dusk to dawn, when wildlife are more active and they are also Continue reading

Manning Out For Two More Games

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgPeyton Manning remains on the sideline.  According to the Broncos organization, Manning was put in a foot cast and is on orders to sit out at least the next two games.  Mannings’ backup, Brock Osweiler, who started and played well this past Sunday in a 17-15 win at Chicago, will start not only this Sunday night against the New England Patriots at home, but also the following week at San Diego on December 6.  As a possible backup for Osweiler, the Continue reading

City of Craig Releases Holiday Trash Schedule

craig-road-bridge-signThe City of Craig will not be collecting trash on Thanksgiving Day. The city released their holiday trash schedule for this week, yesterday. For the most part, the schedule will remain normal. However, those that would typically have their trash picked up this Thursday, will Continue reading

Festival of Trees Opens Next Week

treeThe Moffat County Festival of Trees begins next week. The Festival of Trees is a display at the Moffat County Courthouse, featuring Christmas trees decorated by businesses, non-profits, and individuals. The trees will be decorated with the theme of “winter wonderland” in mind. Visitors to the display will be able to vote for their favorites, and a people’s choice winner will be announced in mid-December. Cash prizes will be provided by Continue reading

Kremmling Hunter not Charged for Killing Gray Wolf

gray-wolfFederal officials say no charges will be filed against a hunter who killed a protected gray wolf in Colorado after mistaking it for a coyote. The Fish and Wildlife Service said yesterday an investigation concluded the hunter didn’t intend to kill a wolf. Officials say the hunter was legally Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Still Oppose Wolf Reintroduction

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado wildlife officials are considering reaffirming their opposition to reintroducing wolves to the state. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission on Friday considered a draft resolution that would reaffirm the commission’s 1980s positions against reintroduction. It argues that reintroduction could have a harmful impact Continue reading

Voter Turnout Down in This Year’s Election

Ballot-300The official voter turnout in Colorado’s 2015 “off year” election was 35.7 percent, according to Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams. The November 3rd election featured one statewide ballot measure, on marijuana taxes, and various local races and issues. The statewide Continue reading

Accident North Of Craig Claims One Life

highway-13-smallA Utah man died in a predawn accident Monday morning. The accident, about 20 miles north of Craig on Highway 13, occurred when the driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid a deer in the roadway, rolling his car. The driver, a 57 year old man from Vernal died at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle, a 51 year old woman from Missouri was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Both were wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident.

Two People Seriously Injured in County Road 7 Rollover

1123 ROLLOVERA rollover accident on Moffat County Road 7 sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries Friday night. Troopers say a 26-year old man suffered life threatening injuries, after being ejected during the roll. His passenger, a 21-year old woman suffered serious injuries. The State Continue reading