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MCHS Grad Dies In Car Accident

2015 Moffat County High School Graduate Clayton Moon died in a car accident yesterday near Boulder. The 19-year-old was driving on Highway 52 when he drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with a Continue reading

Tax Increase To Fund Road Improvements?

Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill which would ask voters to fund a sales tax increase to pay for roads. The State’s sales tax would climb .6% to just over 3.5% between January 2018 and December 2037. Meanwhile, the state would reduce the vehicle registration fees by more than half. Budget estimates Continue reading

Bills Look To Clarify CO’s Marijuana Policy

While the future of the marijuana industry is up in the air in the United States, the Colorado  legislature advanced several bills recently to help clarify Marijuana policy in the state. The Senate passed House Bill 1034, introduced by Senator Randy Baumgardner, which would align medical marijuana licenses with the retail marijuana code.  This will allow medical facilities Continue reading

LSRV Boys And Girls Advance To State Semis

The Little Snake River Valley Boys and Girls advanced in the Wyoming State Basketball Tournaments yesterday with wins over Arvada-Clearmont and Kaycee respectively.  They will both play in the Semi-Final round of the Tournament tonight in Casper. The Girls will play Encampment at 6 with the boys playing Continue reading

State Basketball Continues Through Saturday

State Basketball Tournaments in Colorado and Wyoming continue today through Saturday. The Little Snake River Valley Boys play Arvada-Clearmont today at noon at the Casper Event Center. Win that game and they will face the winner of the Stephens/Kaycee matchup tomorrow at 7:30 to see who advances to the State Championship, lose and they will play a consolation game tomorrow at noon. The Little Snake River Valley Girls play Kaycee in Casper this afternoon at 4:30. With a win the Girls play the winner of Continue reading

Trail Closures On Howelsen Hill

Trails will be closed on Howelsen Hill tomorrow, to accommodate the Nordic and Alpine Skiing, Colorado High School State Championships.  Over 140 of the best Colorado high school skiers will be in the area to participate. The athletes will be using the Howelsen Nordic Trails for the races.  Rodeo Loop, Continue reading

Wyoming Cigarette Tax Won’t Go Up

A bill that would have increased the cigarette tax in Wyoming was defeated last week in a State Senate Committee. The bill would have increased the taxes paid on a pack of cigarettes from 60 to 90 cents. The bill faced oppositions from both sides, with convenience store owners worried the Continue reading

MOCO 10th, Meeker 2nd At State Championships

16 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties brought home medals from the State Wrestling Tournament.  Sheridan Harvey of Meeker was the lone state champion.  As a team, Meeker came up short in defending their 2A state title, finishing 2nd to Rocky Ford.  In 3A, Moffat County claimed the number 10 spot in the team competition.  Valley, coached by former Moffat County wrestler Ryan Continue reading

State Wrestling Day One Results

Moffat County:
106 Karson Cox lost 11-4
113 Daniel Caddy won 5-1
120 Chris Moschetti lost 9-2
152 Drake Zimmerman lost fall
170 Miki Klimper won pin Continue reading

Get Cows Tested For Trich

While cases of Bovine Trichomoniasis, have recently been decreasing in Colorado, multiple occurrences were reported last year in Routt County. Trich is a sexually transmitted disease which may cause abortions or infertility in cattle. State law requires ranchers who co-mingle their herds to have their bulls tested, due to the high risk of transferring the Continue reading

State Wrestling Starts Thursday On KRAI

The High School State Wrestling Tournament gets underway Thursday afternoon.   26 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties will compete for medals.  7 head into the tournament as regional champions.  11 are 2nd place finishers.  Dennis and Anton Fredrickson, both former state champions, will again broadcast the action live on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM.  The three day broadcast will begin at 2:40 Thursday afternoon.  Wrestling gets underway at 3.  You’ll find the complete broadcast schedule and a link to the brackets below.  To sponsor the KRAI State Wrestling broadcast contact KRAI at 824-6574. Continue reading

MADD Opposes Bill Extending Bar Hours

A bill that would extend the hours alcohol could be sold in certain areas in Colorado is being opposed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The bill would give local communities the ability to set their own closing times for bars in their area, as opposed to having a mandated statewide closing time. MADD believes having varying closing times for bars through out the state will increase the amount Continue reading