High 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.
Colorado 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
Organizers 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
The 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 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
Presidential 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
A 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
According 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
For 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
The 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.
As 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.
The 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