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Scam Targets Wyoming Residents

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning people of a new scam targeting the counties residents. Scammers are calling people claiming to be a law enforcement officer or official with the bogus “Sweetwater Civil Processing Unit”. The scammer, who is said to have a thick accent, tells the victim that an officer will be coming by with a Continue reading

State Wrestling Starts Thursday On KRAI

The High School State Wrestling Tournament gets underway Thursday afternoon.   26 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties will compete for medals.  7 head into the tournament as regional champions.  11 are 2nd place finishers.  Dennis and Anton Fredrickson, both former state champions, will again broadcast the action live on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM.  The three day broadcast will begin at 2:40 Thursday afternoon.  Wrestling gets underway at 3.  You’ll find the complete broadcast schedule and a link to the brackets below.  To sponsor the KRAI State Wrestling broadcast contact KRAI at 824-6574. Continue reading

One Dies In Avalanche

Two men were caught in an avalanche yesterday in the Flat Tops in northwest Garfield County. One of the men was not injured or trapped in the avalanche.  He was able to locate his companion, who had tragically died.  He then requested Continue reading

Dates Set For Rural Philanthropy Days Conference

Dates have been set for the 2017 Rural Philanthropy Days Conference that will take place this year in Craig and Moffat County. The conference will be held September 27th to the 29th, in various locations around the area. Rural Philanthropy Days is a statewide program hosted regionally, which Continue reading

Should Feminine Hygiene Products Be Taxed?

Colorado women may soon be exempt from paying taxes on feminine hygiene products if a bill is passed out of the State Legislature. House Bill 1127, which was passed out of the House Financial Committee Monday, would exclude tampons, menstrual pads, panty-liners, menstrual sponges, and menstrual cups from being Continue reading

Intoxicated Super Bowl Drivers Arrested

273 impaired drivers were arrested during the Super Bowl weekends Heat is On Campaign in Colorado. This was a decrease from the 325 drivers that were arrested last year during the same enforcement period. According to numbers from the Colorado Department of Transportation, a third of the fatalities that occurred last year on Colorado Roads, involved an intoxicated driver. The next scheduled Heat is On campaign Continue reading

Woman Dies After Falling Through Ice

A Utah woman lost her life over the weekend during an ice fishing trip, after she fell though the ice at Flaming Gorge. 59-year-old Rebecca Weston form Plain City was riding an ATV with 3 others from her family, when it fell through the ice.  The three other individuals Continue reading

Demand For Coal Projected to Increase

Coal production in the USA hit a nearly 40 year low last year.  However, according to the Energy Information Administration, demand and production are expected to increase in 2017. They predict production should Continue reading

CPW Accepting Big Game Hunt Applications

License applications are being accepted for the 2017 Colorado big game, sheep and goat hunting seasons. Licenses applications are available online or at any Colorado Parks and Wildlife office.  Brochures and information for the upcoming hunting seasons are also available. The Big Game brochure explains Continue reading

Don’t Get An STD From Your Valentine

Valentines Day is today, and many may be partaking in a romantic experience to celebrate. If you become romantically involved with someone new, it is important to stay safe. According the Center for Disease Control STD’s hit an all-time high in the United States last year. Experts attribute the increases to Continue reading

Digital Marketing Class Wednesday

A free digital marketing class will be held this week at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Craig. Participants will learn the process of digital Continue reading

UPDATED-Missing Snowmobiler Found

Search and rescue crews were able to locate 61 year old Chris Zigler of Baggs Monday morning, after he did not return from a Sunday snowmobiling excursion. Zigler was by himself riding his snowmobile yesterday in the northeast corner of Moffat County near Bakers Peak. Zigler was reported missing around 2 Monday morning.  He Continue reading