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KRAI News, Weather and Sports – May 10, 2018

A new police officer was sworn in at this week’s Craig City Council meeting. Junior Gonzalez is now on the Craig Police force. Also at Tuesday’s meeting, City Council agreed to sign a mutual confidentiality agreement with Mammoth Networks regarding the area’s broadband project. The agreement is intended to protect proprietary information from competitors.

It’s Safety Day Friday for seventh graders at Craig Middle School. The helicopter from Classic Air Medical will be landing on the football field.

That’s Chad Bowdre with Classic Air Medical. The ambulance and fire trucks will also be there along with medical personnel from Memorial Regional Health.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are looking for another person in Frisco, who reached out and touched the leg of a moose. The moose kicked him.  Mike Porras with the agency says Social Media can be a big help.

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Seasonal Closures For Shed Antler Hunting

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission approve the creation of a seasonal closure for shed antler and horn collection on public lands west of I-25 at their meeting this month. These lands will be closed to shed antler and horn collection annually from January 1st through April 30th. This year, the Continue reading

Moose Festival This Weekend Near Walden

The third annual State Forest Moose Festival will take place this weekend at State Forest State Park near Walden. The event will be held this Saturday from 10 to 4. With moose populations growing steadily across the state and moose and human Continue reading

Drivers Beware Of Migrating Animals

deer-vs-carWith fall in the air and winter on the horizon Colorado drivers need to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose so they are especially active during this time period. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be deterred by traffic. Bears are also Continue reading

Wyoming Vehicles And Large Animals Likely To Collide

deer-vs-carWyoming had the 8th most collisions between vehicles and deer, elk or moose last year according to a report released by State Farm Insurance. Numbers show that 51% of insurance claims filed with the company last autumn involved large animal collisions, nationally that number Continue reading

Deer Discovered With Chronic Wasting Disease

chronic wasting diseaseA deer that was infected with Chronic Wasting Disease was discovered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials near Montrose. The deer that died on private property in the area last spring, was analyzed by Colorado States western slope veterinary lab. Chronic wasting disease is a fatal neurological disease that causes deer, Continue reading

Disturbing Video Of Moose Caught in Backyard Swing

PARKS AND WILDLIFEUnsettling video of a bull moose with its antlers caught on a backyard swing is a prime example of the hazards of attracting wildlife to a residential area, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials explained.  Recorded at the home of a Summit County resident who admitted to using salt to attract the animal, the footage shows the angry moose struggling with the swing’s rope wrapped around its antlers while wildlife officers attempt to free it. After several hours Continue reading

Don’t Feed the Wildlife

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind citizens that feeding corn and grain to some big game animals can be toxic and cause their death. Deer, elk, bighorn sheep and other ungulates are all ruminants, animals with a complex digestive system composed of a four chambered stomach. The animals digest plant based food through Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Encourage Residents to Watch for Moose

mooseColorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind people to give wildlife plenty of room, especially when it comes to moose. The moose population is thriving in Colorado and as the number of moose rise, so does the chance for human interaction Continue reading

CPW reminds Motorists to Watch for Wildlife

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds motorists to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Although winter weather is settling in, it is still autumn, the breeding season for elk, deer and moose. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be inhibited by traffic. Wildlife officials add that because bears are especially active during fall as Continue reading

CPW Reminds Motorists about Increased Wildlife Activity on Highways

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Coloradans that daylights-saving time ends November 2nd. As we fall back to an earlier end of the day, motorists should be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose and males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be inhibited by traffic. In addition, as they migrate from Continue reading