Tag Archives: State

Bill To Cut Education Spending

Gov. Matt Mead is expected to sign a bill into law this week that will reduce K-12 education spending in Wyoming by $27 million over the two-year upcoming budget cycle. The measure is the only outstanding piece of legislation from the 2018 budget session that ended March 15. Education funding was the big issue in the legislative session because of Continue reading

Click-It-Or-Ticket Campaign Targets Rural Areas

Seat-belt use continues to be an issue in rural Colorado. According to the Department of transportation, 1,306 seat belt citations were issued last year during rural Click it or Ticket campaigns. According to DOT data, the counties with the lowest seat belt use in the state were La Plata, Montezuma, Cheyenne and Mesa with a little over 74% of those in vehicles wearing seat belts in these areas. As part of an effort to Continue reading

Wyoming State Fair Schedule Condensed

This schedule for this year’s Wyoming State Fair has been compacted into 4 days, down from the 8 day schedule that the fair normally encompasses. State Fair Director James Goodrich says the change was due to a decrease in state financial support because of Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened After Accident

Highway 40 was closed for about half an hour Friday morning near mile marker 99 east of Craig, due to a three vehicle accident. Two of the cars involved ended up in the ditch on the side of the roadway, while another vehicle was disabled on the road. According to a representative with the Colorado Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols for this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Officers will be working saturation patrols in the Craig, Steamboat and Winter Park areas. The Colorado State Patrol in Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Continue reading

Moffat County, Meeker and Rangely Place At State

Three Northwest Colorado teams placed at State Basketball over the weekend. The Meeker boys won their final game defeating Byers 51-44 to take 3rd at the 2A tournament. Also in 2A, the Rangely girls fell to Holyoke 46-41, finishing in 6th place. The Continue reading

UPDATE: Both Moffat County And Meeker To Battle for 3rd Place

The Moffat County Girls fell to Colorado Springs Christian 51-30 Friday afternoon. The Meeker Boys later lost to undefeated Crowley County 63-47. Both teams move into 3rd place games Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs will face off against the Lamar , while the Cowboys will play Yuma. Both Continue reading

New Wyoming Secretary Of State Selected

Governor Matt Mead selected Ed Buchanan, a former Wyoming secretary of state candidate and Laramie County prosecutor, to become Wyoming’s next secretary of state. Buchanan will serve the remainder of Ed Murray’s term, after he stepped down last month when he was accused of sexual Continue reading

Listen Live To Moffat County And Meeker Girls Basketball

The Moffat County and Meeker girls both won yesterday to advance in the State Tournament. The Meeker girls defeated Lyons 54-36, while the Moffat County girls beat Bishop Machbeauf 48-32. Both continue competition today, with the two games being broadcast live by Wild West Radio. The Continue reading

Dem Switches To Republican Before Getting The Boot

Members of the Colorado House of Representatives voted Friday to expel Democrat representative Steve Lebsock over sexual harassment allegations by a vote of 52-9. The vote followed a debate which lasted most of the day Friday. In a final act of rebellion, Lebsock changed his party affiliation from Continue reading

Live Broadcast Of Meeker And MOCO Basketball

The Meeker Girls and Moffat County Girls continue play Friday in the State and Regional tournaments, with both games being broadcast on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM. The 10th seeded Meeker girls, who come into the match-up with 17-5 record overall, and a 10-1 record in league play, will Continue reading

Listen To MOCO And Meeker Basketball Friday

State basketball continues this weekend with five Northwest Colorado teams in state and regional tournaments. Two games will be broadcast live tomorrow on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM. The Meeker girls play Lyons in Continue reading