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Reservations Now Required To Camp At Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNBeginning next year campers will need to make reservations to use the Bears Ears Campground near Elkhead Reservoir. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is updating the campground from a “first come, first served”, to a “registration system”. The changes will go into effect May 19th, and campers will need to reserve a spot at the campground from that date through September 10th. Campsites can be reserved up to six months in advance. Outside of the reservation window, Continue reading

Steamboat Hires Communications Manager

SteamboatA new Communications Manager has been hired to work for the City of Steamboat. Mike Lane, who has lived and worked in Steamboat for over 22 years, was hired for the position earlier this week. Lane worked in communication and public relations Continue reading

Mead To Release Budget For 2017, Cuts Expected

matt_meadWyoming Governor Matt Mead is expected to announce his plans for the 2017 budget sometime today. The budget will have to compensate for the expected $157 million budget shortfall, in addition to the $248 million in state government cuts that were announced by Mead earlier this summer. The deficit is due to falling revenues from Coal Continue reading

Semi And Car Collide Near Shadow Mountain

semi-vs-car-1A semi truck and a car collided near the intersection of Moffat County Road 7 and Maple Street last night around 5, near the Shadow Mountain subdivision in Craig. The semi which was making a wide turn into a driveway was struck by a car as it Continue reading

One Sent To Hospital After Roll-over

car-accident-300A single vehicle accident sent the driver to the hospital yesterday with what were believed to be minor injuries. The incident occurred on Highway 13 north of Craig around one yesterday afternoon. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver lost control of the Continue reading

Holiday Drive Thursday and Friday

holiday-driveThe annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is almost here!  For 18 years it has marked the beginning of the giving season in Northwest Colorado and continues to demonstrate the generosity of Continue reading

Craig Taco Bell Fills With Smoke

taco-bell-fireFire fighters were called to the Craig Taco Bell around 7:15 Monday night after the restaurant filled with smoke.  The cause of the smoke was determined to have been the result of a problem with the heating system.  The restaurant manager said that a belt that drove Continue reading

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed

salvation army bell ringerThe Salvation Army in Craig is looking for volunteer bell ringers for the Christmas season.  Any businesses, organizations, individuals, or families can volunteer to ring bells in pairs or as individuals. All proceeds collected by the bell ringers will go to help needy families in Craig Continue reading

Meeker Youth Theatrical Group Performances This Week

meeker-artsThe Meeker Arts and Cultural Council’s Center Stage Youth Theatrical Group will host three productions this week at the Meeker High School Auditorium. The group will be presenting Shrek the Musical Junior on Thursday and Friday beginning at 6:30, and Saturday starting at 2. More than 45 youth in the area are Continue reading

Fuller Center For Housing Seeks Volunteers

Fuller-CenterVolunteers are needed this weekend for a workday hosted by The Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center for Housing provides assistance to low-income families, by building new homes and Continue reading

Roll-over On Highway 40

roll-over-300A Craig man rolled his pickup Thursday night on Highway 40.  The crash happened around 6, approximately 6 miles east of Craig.  22 year old Hilton Smith from Craig was driving the vehicle when the accident occurred.   Smith, Continue reading

No Guns For Pot Users

marijuana-and-weaponsIf you smoke marijuana, the feds don’t want you buying a gun. The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is updating their Firearms Transaction form with a question that asks if you’re an “unlawful user” of marijuana. If you answer yes to this Continue reading