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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

Steamboat Residents and Employees Encouraged to Join City 101

City-of-SteamboatEmployees and residents of Steamboat Springs will be selected to learn more about the city and its operations through field trips, forums, and interactive activities. In its second year, City 101 is an Continue reading

Annual Hayden Christmas Tree Auction Set for December 6th

christmas-tree-indoor-#2-30The annual Hayden Christmas Tree Auction is being held on Sunday, December 6th at the Routt County Fairgrounds. The auction will feature decorated wreaths, trees and centerpieces – all created by local youth groups and service organizations, such as the Girl Scouts, various school groups, 4-H Groups, Love Inc. (INK), and the Routt County Cattlewomen. 100% of the sale Continue reading

Craig Chamber has Christmas Tree Permits

christmas-tree-outdoor-300The Craig Chamber is letting the community know that they have Christmas Tree cutting permits on site. The Chamber is closed today, but will re-open Monday. Tree cutting permits are usually picked up at forest offices, however, the Chamber says you can pick one up at their offices for $10. If you have questions, you can call the Chamber Monday, at 824-5689.

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