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UPDATE: One More Dies After SUV Bear Collision

Three people died and four others were injured around 3:30 Friday morning, when an SUV collided with a bear on I-70 near Rifle. The collision, which resulted in the closure of the highway for a period of time, sent the vehicle off the road where it rolled multiple times. Some of the passengers were ejected Continue reading

Formal Proposal To Eliminate WOTUS Rule

The Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have formally submitted a proposal that would withdraw the federal government from the Waters of The United States Rule.  Rewriting this rule is not only popular with coal companies, but also with Continue reading

Busy Travel Conditions For 4th Of July Weekend

A record number of Coloradans are expected to travel this Fourth of July weekend. According to AAA, 760,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home this weekend, a 3% increase over last year. Experts attribute the increase to Colorado’s historically low unemployment Continue reading

EPA Nears Repeal Of Waters Of The U.S. Rule

The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday that they are nearing repeal of the Waters of the United States Rule, which was instituted by the Obama administration in 2015. The rule significantly increased federal jurisdiction over local waterways which were historically regulated by state governments. President Trump ordered the two Continue reading

“Respect the Yampa” By Keeping it Clean

With tubing season on the horizon, the City of Steamboat and other river advocates are asking those planning to recreate on the Yampa River, to take steps to keep it clean. The “Respect the Yampa” campaign Continue reading

Schedule For This Weekends “Whittle The Wood”

Wood carvers will begin their work Wednesday at Loudy Simpson Park in an advance of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning and the public is encouraged to stop by over the next few days to watch their creations take shape. The judging Continue reading

Young Pro’s To Host “Dinner On The Avenue”

The second annual “Dinner on the Avenue”, hosted by the Yampa Valley Young Professionals, will take place this weekend at Alice Pleasant Park in Craig. “Dinner on the Avenue” will be held Friday evening with the gates opening at 5 and the dinner starting at 6.  Food will be sold at $5 per plate, with beer also Continue reading

Trip For Seniors To Air And Space Museum

The City of Steamboat is sponsoring a trip for seniors next week to the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Tickets for the trip are $30 and include transportation, admission to the museum and a guided tour. Space for the trip is limited, so those interested in attending should RSVP by Friday. The trip will Continue reading

Listen To “Heroes Across The Lands” Friday

In advance of the Memorial Day Weekend, 93-7 102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will present our annual broadcast of “Heroes Across The Lands” this Friday. The hour long program features Continue reading

State Of The Community Focused On The Economy

The State of the Community dinner took place last night in Craig. Presentations and conversation during the dinner was dominated by economic development and how to Continue reading

Save The Barn Group Purchases Luttrell Barn

The Save the Barn Committee purchased the Luttrell Barn from the Moffat County Commissioners yesterday, and signed a 10 year ground lease agreement, giving them control of the property where the barn is located.  The Committee paid the County $100 for the barn Continue reading

Save The Luttrell Barn Fundraiser Saturday

The Save the Luttrell Barn Committee is hosting two painting classes this weekend to help raise funds for the save the barn effort. The painting classes will be offered tomorrow from 10 to 12:30 and from 1:30 to 4. Both classes will be held at the Moffat County Fair Grounds. Cost is $35.  All materials Continue reading