Steamboat vs Moffat County

football-boxHigh School football kicks off this Friday night when the Steamboat Sailors travel down-valley to play the Moffat County Bulldogs. The game will be broadcast live on 93.7  102.3 KRAI and on-line at KRAI.COM.  Pregame for the non-league contest, will begin at 6:45 Friday night. Kickoff is scheduled for 7.

Hunter Gets Huge Fine For Illegal Hunt

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife cautions hunters to respect private land and avoid trespassing after a Grand County judge ordered Robert Johnson, 55, of Granby, to pay $11,653.50 in fines and court costs and perform 50 hours of community service in a sentencing hearing last Monday. Johnson, his wife and three accomplices trespassed onto the Devil’s Continue reading

2015 USA Pro Challenge Concludes

USA-Pro-Cycling-Challenge-Logo-300x250Organizers say the USA Pro Challenge, which kicked off the 5th year of the race in Steamboat, had its biggest year yet by adding a women’s race. But the race still has yet to turn a profit. According to the race organizers, the Pro Challenge lost around $2 million this year. The good news Continue reading

Coach Kubiak Speaks About Win Over Former Team

gary-kubiakThe Denver Broncos picked up their 2nd preseason win Saturday night against the Texans. The game generated a high degree of interest for a pre-season game, as it marked the return to Houston for the former Continue reading

Steamboat Added to Northwest Enterprise Zone

COLORADO-STATE-FLAGSteamboat Springs will become part of the Northwest Colorado Enterprise Zone next year, making a variety of state tax credits available for eligible business investors within the city. For the first time, the Colorado Economic Development Commission included Steamboat Springs within the Northwest Colorado Enterprise Zone boundary, which also includes the balance of Routt County and Garfield, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Jackson, Grand and Clear Creek counties. The inclusion of Steamboat Springs within the Enterprise Zone was supported by the City of Continue reading

Ted Cruz Address Obama’s War On Coal In Wyoming

cruzPresidential candidate, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who was campaigning in Wyoming yesterday released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent proposal to require that by 2030 power-generating facilities reduce their Continue reading

Red Flag Warning In Effect Today

RED FLAGA Red Flag Warning is in effect today for Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming.  With gusty winds, low humidity and dry conditions forecast, there is  potential for rapid fire spread should a wildfire get started  As a result of the Red Flag Warning, your are encouraged to take Continue reading

Strawberry Fire Containment

fire-1-300According to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, the Strawberry Fire two miles west of Meeker along County Road 7 was expected to be completely contained last night. The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time. The 130-acre fire occurred entirely on private land and threatened two private Continue reading

Smoke And Haze Brings Air Quality Concerns

downloadFor a third day smoke and haze are expected. The haze hanging over our area is not due to local fires, but is the result of the number of large fires across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies. The Air Quality Index (or AQI) for much of Northwest Colorado is in the “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups” range. The AQI is an index for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or polluted your air Continue reading

Vote For Downtown Steamboat Here

MAINSTREET STEAMBOATThe downtown Steamboat organization, Mainstreet Steamboat Springs, is encouraging everyone to vote for Steamboat as the “Best Colorado Main Street Community of the Year”. Steamboat Spring is one of four communities recently nominated for the honor.  Selection of the winner will be based on two elements, a panel of judges and online voting. Voting ends Monday. To vote follow this link.

 

Vesicular Stomatitis Still A Problem In Colorado

cattleAs of Thursday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 91 locations in 11 counties under quarantine after horses, mules and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis.   Both Mesa and Delta Counties have effected animals.  Those attending shows and fairs, livestock owners and veterinarians can stay up to date on the latest information by checking this link.

Smoke And Haze Blanket The Area

smoke 310The smoke and haze hanging over our area is not due to local fires. A haze is being caused the number of large fires across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies. The U.S. Forest Service has identified over 80 large fires across the lower 48 states, mostly in Continue reading