Tag Archives: 55 Country

Broncos Playoff Prospects

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgAfter their great 7 and 0 start, then losing 4 of their last 7 games, the Denver Broncos have yet to lock up a spot in the playoffs. If the Broncos win tonight against the Bengals or next week against the Charges they are guaranteed a spot in the playoffs. If the Broncos were to lose their next two games and the Steelers beat the Browns next week, the Broncos would miss the playoffs entirely. The best case Continue reading

KRAI And 55 Country Holiday Drive

The 17th annual 93.7 102.3 and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 3rd and 4th in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig. KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days.

Listeners are asked to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food. 100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

What Is Needed?
Donate any or all of the following during the Holiday Drive:
– New UNWRAPPED toys
dolls – stuffed animals-bikes-trikes-games-balls-electronics-blocks-art supplies-etc.

– Non-perishable food
green beans-corn-peas-rice-instant mashed potatoes-pasta-soup-salsa-pasta sauce-gravy mix-canned goods of all types-peanut butter-jelly-etc.

– Gifts for senior citizens
games-blankets-books-books on CD-gift cards-dog food-etc.

– Cash
Make checks out to either “Holiday Drive” or “Moffat County United Way”.

NOTE: 100% of your cash donation will be passed directly to the organization(s) of your choosing. Make a notation on the check how you would like to divide up or designate your cash donation. If no designation is noted your cash donation will be divided equally between the four organizations: The Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

How Can You, Your Business, Club or Organization Help?
– Work with others to collect, purchase and ask for donations of the above items
– Promote the Holiday Drive in your place of business or church
– Tell others about the Holiday Drive
– Volunteer to help out during the Holiday Drive. Call 824-6574
– Stop by during the Holiday Drive to drop off your donations

Holiday Drive – How You Can Help

santa hot chocolate 2013The annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive!  For 17 years it has marked the beginning of the giving season in Northwest Colorado…underscoring the generosity of the those who call this area home.  Hundreds of individuals, businesses, churches, civic groups, students and the young and old, show up every year to make donations during the two days of the Holiday Drive.  In addition of the Continue reading

New Plans For Craig Parade Of Lights

Parade of LightsThe annual Craig Parade of Lights has added a new event to the end of the parade this year, a float glow where the community can gather together after the parade to again view the lighted floats.  The Parade of Lights which gets underway at 6 Saturday night, will begin at Craig Middle School, head down Yampa Avenue to Victory Way, then turn at Ledford and end Continue reading

Power Outage Takes out Most of Craig and Hayden

power-outage-300A power outage took out most of Craig and Hayden Saturday afternoon. Yampa Valley Electric officials have yet to give an official cause for the outage, however an employee this morning said she was under the impression that the Thompson Hill Substation failed. It’s not clear though, if the problem originated from Continue reading

Denver Broncos On 55 Country

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgThe 2015 football season kicked off last week with the first of four Denver Broncos preseason games.  As the official Denver Broncos radio station for Northwest Colorado, 55 Country is again broadcasting all Broncos preseason and regular season games live.  This weekend the Broncos travel to Houston for a Saturday night game.  This contest is generating a high degree of interest as is marks the first time the former Texans head coach and new Bronco’s head Continue reading

Power Outage to Take KRAI Off the Air in Steamboat this Morning

yampa-valley-electric-assocYVEA is planning a power outage to the communications site on Emerald Mountain near Steamboat. The outage is to take place between 9 and noon today, and will take the KRAI transmitter at 102-3 in Steamboat off the air until Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend Brings “Heroes”/ Grand Olde West Days

GOWD-16593-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will air Heroes Across the Land this afternoon. The show has become an annual tradition, highlighting veterans stories and patriotic music for an hour. It starts at three this afternoon. The Memorial Day weekend is a big one in Craig, with Grand Olde West Days taking Continue reading

State of Moffat County Takes Place Tomorrow

state-of-moffat-county-300The State of Moffat County takes place tomorrow night in Craig. The event is an opportunity for residents to get an annual update from the Craig Chamber, the City of Craig and Moffat County. Representatives of each entity will give reports on the year in review, and will make projections for the immediate future. The focus of the night Continue reading

Spring Expo is Tomorrow

Spring-Expo-300The 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Spring Expo is tomorrow. This is the 32nd annual event. Visitors to the Spring Expo will get to see various new products and services from local businesses and non-profit organizations. Several of the Continue reading

Tickets Still Available for State of the County

state-of-moffat-county-300Tickets are still available for next week’s State of Moffat County event. The night will feature speakers from the City of Craig, Moffat County and the Craig Chamber. Each will give a review of how their respective entities have done over the past year, and what is in store for its immediate future. The Chamber will also hand out their Continue reading

Holiday Drive – KRAI & 55 Country

Holiday Drive 2014

What Is The Holiday Drive?

The 16th annual 93.7 102.3 and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 4th and 5th in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig.   KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days.

Listeners are asked to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food.  100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

Last year the KRAI Holiday Drive collected $28,500 in cash; 5,850 pounds of food and over 2,000 new toys, including everything from bicycles, remote control cars and electronics to dolls and games. The 2013 drive became our 2nd most successful ever, a huge feat in an uncertain economy.

Hundreds of volunteers participated during the event, providing live music, entertainment, photography, bookkeeping and man power to collect, sort and move all the donations.

Volunteers and donors from schools, businesses, civic organizations, clubs and others with no specific affiliation stepped in to help. Vehicles, trailers, heaters, propane (it was 30 below zero when we started broadcasting outside), food and much more was provided to help make the event a success.

What Is Needed?

Donate any or all of the following during the Holiday Drive:
– New UNWRAPPED toys
– Non-perishable food
– Gifts for senior citizens
– Cash
NEEDED IMMEDIATELY – A large, clean, safe, secure location in Craig, to store, separate and distribute the toys.  Call 824-6574 now!

How Can You, Your Business,
Club or Organization Help?

– Work with others to collect, purchase and ask for donations of the above items
– Promote the Holiday Drive in your place of business.
– Tell others about the Holiday Drive
– Volunteer to help out during the Holiday Drive.  Call now 824-6574.
– Stop by during the Holiday Drive with your donation

Questions Or Want A Poster?

Call 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country at 970-824-6574