Crash Takes the Life of Rock Springs Woman

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A crash east of Rock Springs Thursday afternoon resulted in the death of 33 year old Rock Springs resident Hannah Mayfield. The crash occurred on Interstate 80 about three miles east of Rock Springs. Police say Mayfield failed to properly negotiate a right hand curve in the highway and drifted off the interstate. She overcorrected, Continue reading

Holiday Drive Coming Soon

santaThe 17th Annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Coutry Holiday Drive is less than two weeks away. For two full days, radio station staff and volunteers will stand in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig, accepting donations for Advocates Crisis Support Services, Christmas for Kids, Christmas for Seniors, and the Interfaith Food Continue reading

Entry Forms Still Available for Parade of Lights

Parade of LightsThere is still time to get your entry in for the Parade of Lights in Craig. This year’s parade and float glow will be Saturday, November 28th at 6. KRAI will once again provide the soundtrack to Continue reading

Bridge Work Continues Over Yampa River South of Craig

C-DOTC-DOT crews will continue concrete work on Highway 13 south of Craig next week. The state is working on the bridge over the Yampa River, about 5 miles south of Craig, making repairs and improvements. Heavy equipment at work will Continue reading

Bennet Introduces Carbon Capture Bill

MICHAEL-BENNETU.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Rob Portman (R-OH) yesterday introduced a bill to help power plants and industrial facilities finance the purchase and installation of carbon capture and storage equipment. The carbon that is captured can be used for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) or stored underground. The Carbon Capture Improvement Act would allow businesses to use tax-exempt private activity Continue reading

Tipton Calls on Bennet to Support SAFE ACT

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) has called on Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) to join him in advancing legislation to suspend admission of refugees from Syria into the United States until more stringent vetting processes are in place. Tipton is a co-sponsor of the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act, which Continue reading

Rock Springs Man Busted for Meth Possession

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A Rock Springs man is facing felony drug charges after a traffic stop Tuesday evening. 55-year old Stephen Workman was stopped for a traffic infraction on Highway 191 north of Rock Springs, when a drug detection dog alerted to the presence of drugs. A subsequent search of Workman’s vehicle produced 20 grams of a crystalline Continue reading

Steamboat Institute to Host Global Security Summit

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEThe Steamboat Institute is inviting residents to their “Summit on Foreign Policy and Global Security”. The group has sent out a “Save the Date”, and will open Continue reading

Craig VNA to Host Celebration of Light

Northwest Colorado VNAThe Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association in Craig will again host this year’s Celebration of Light. The Celebration of Light is a way for locals to recognize and celebrate those that have passed on, through the creation of Christmas ornaments. Each Continue reading

Lawmakers Urge Congress to Reinstate LWC Funding

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced yesterday he has sent a letter, along with Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), urging Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (“LWCF”), which expired at the end Continue reading

Lawmakers Consider Allowing ATVs on County Roads

atv-300Lawmakers are set to consider whether to allow off-highway vehicles on county roads next year. Lawmakers approved a bill last week after a similar effort failed in the state Legislature earlier this year. The bill would require county clerks to provide a one-time registration program for ATV Continue reading

Congressman Tipton Sends Letter To President Regarding Refugees

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Today, underscoring that the federal government must rigorously vet and verify the identities of refugees, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) took steps to halt the President’s unilateral actions to admit tens of thousands of unverified Syrian refugees into the United States. Tipton urged that the focus instead be on moving forward with alternative options to protect the refugees, including establishing safe-zones within Syria. Continue reading