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Craig Parade of Lights Kicks Off The Christmas Season

Parade of LightsThousands braved temperatures in the low teens to see the Craig Parade of Lights Saturday night. The annual event again brought joy to those along the parade route. Following the parade many made their way to the Centennial Mall parking lot for the Float Glow, with free hot chocolate and Continue reading

Weather, Wildlife Factors in Rollover North of Craig

Vehicle-Accident-300A one vehicle rollover accident on Highway 13 Friday night sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries. The accident occurred about 20 miles north of Craig at a little before midnight. Emergency crews say it appears weather and wildlife were both factors in the crash. There was about two inches of fresh snow on the roads when Continue reading

Parade of Lights, Float Glow on Tap for Craig Tonight

parade of lights in craig 229The fresh snow is setting the scene for tonight’s Parade of Lights and Float Glow in Craig.  The annual event will again start at Craig Middle School this year.  The parade runs down Yampa Avenue, turns west on Victory Way, and travels all the way Continue reading

Morning Crash Sends Two to Hospital

IMG_6617IMG_6653 (1)IMG_6621 (1)Two people were taken to The Memorial Hospital at Craig this morning, after their vehicle rolled down an embankment off of Highway 40. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the crash occurred a little after six this morning, about 3 miles west of Craig. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined, but the vehicle ended up on its top. Firefighters pulled the occupants out of the vehicle, and they were taken to The Memorial Hospital for precautionary purposes. Pictures courtesy of Doug Slaight.  Click pictures to enlarge.

Parade of Lights and Float Glow are Tomorrow in Craig

parade of lights in craig 229Craig’s Parade of Lights is tomorrow night. Once again this year 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will provide the soundtrack for the parade, and the following Float Glow. The parade starts at Craig Middle School, travels down Yampa 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

Accident North Of Craig Claims One Life

highway-13-smallA Utah man died in a predawn accident Monday morning. The accident, about 20 miles north of Craig on Highway 13, occurred when the driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid a deer in the roadway, rolling his car. The driver, a 57 year old man from Vernal died at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle, a 51 year old woman from Missouri was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Both were wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident.

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

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

Man Sentenced for Drug Distribution and Assault

District Attorney 14thA Craig man was sentenced yesterday for drug distribution and assault. Justin Warren pleaded guilty to Second Degree Assault on two Peace Officers and Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Drug Felony 2) and was sentenced to 16 ½ years in the Colorado Department of Corrections. The charges stem from a Continue reading