KRAI News for Thursday, May 13, 2021

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KRAI News for Friday May 7th, 2021

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KRAI News for Thursday, May 6th, 2021

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 The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners have approved today as “Moffat County Day of Prayer.” It’s National Day of Prayer and there will be a recognition of the event from noon to 1 p.m. at the New Creation Church. Anyone is welcome to join.

This is Colorado’s Great Northwest Tourism and Visitor Appreciation Week, as proclaimed by Moffat County Board of County Commissioners.

The week recognizes the positive effect of tourism on Moffat County. The tourism group says that in 2019, travelers to Moffat County spent more than $31.4 million dollars, which generated $1.9 million dollars in state and local taxes, while providing 458 jobs in Moffat County.

The official unveiling of the world’s largest watercolor at the Museum of Northwest Colorado in Craig is tomorrow. It’s all part of Tourism and Visitor Appreciation Week in Northwest Colorado. Here’s Paul Knowles (“Noles”) with the museum.

Israel Holloway is the artist of the large watercolor. Clint Chew is the cowboy in the picture. His family has lived in Northwest Colorado for more than 120 years. They’ll both be there. Plus there will be some signed limit prints available with a silent auction for the #1 print. Stop by the museum any time on Friday, but the official unveiling ceremony will be from around 5-6:30 p.m.

 Spring Fest is this Saturday in downtown Craig. It’s a day full of music, food, and craft vendors. Everyone is invited to learn about businesses in and around Craig. Spring Fest is free, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Alice Pleasant Park on Saturday. Spring Fest is part of Colorado’s Great Northwest Tourism and Visitor Appreciation Week, as proclaimed by Moffat County Board of County Commissioners, on advice from the Moffat County Tourism Association.

National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight our hospitals, health systems and health care workers and the innovative ways they are supporting the needs of their community members, especially during this pandemic. Mayor Ogden will be signing a proclamation officially recognizing Hospital week in Craig, Hospital Week is next week, May 9-15th

 The Craig police department is looking for their next Police Officer and Community Service Officer. You can call the Safety Center at 970 826 2360 to ask about a ride along and how you can apply. They look forward to hearing from you.

 So much to do in Moffat County!

 Saturday is the, “Where the Hell is Maybell? Bike Ride.” Its 30 miles from Craig to Maybell, along Highway 40. All ages and abilities are invited for the annual family celebration. When you get to Maybell, you’ll enjoy breakfast from Bear River Young Life. Its $6 and a benefit to the group. Leave at 7 a.m. Saturday morning from Northwest Storage in Craig, or at 7:30 a.m. from Western Knolls which is five miles west of Craig. Reach out to Travis Sanford for more information at 970-826-2006.

Tickets ARE on sale for the Moffat County Carnival, they can be purchased at the Craig Chamber of Commerce for only $25 per ticket.

 The Moffat County FFA Plant Sale is going on now through the 6th and the 10th through the 13th at the Moffat County High School Greenhouse from 3:45p to 5:30p

 The Moffat County Horse Power Draft Horse Show is going on June 4th-6th at the Moffat County Campgrounds. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Craig Chamber.
$10/Adult $5 under 18
Come to the Chamber to get them!!!! 775 Yampa Ave
CASH OR CHECK ONLY!

 This Saturday is a Retirement Party celebration for Jerry DeLong and Bill Leonard, who have both recently retired from the Craig Police Department, after 35 years of service. Families are welcome. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. The Retirement party is from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Loudy-Simpson West Picnic Area.

The Moffat County Girls Soccer team kicks off the spring season Friday night. The first match is away against Roaring Fork. JV starts at 4 p.m. and Varsity at 6 p.m. Those games are at the field at Carbondale Middle School. Then on Saturday, the Moffat County Boys Varsity Baseball team has their first game of the season. They are playing Coal Ridge at home. That game starts at 11 a.m.

 For the weather, don’t forget to call the KRAI Time, Temp, and Weather Hotline at 970-824-1918.

KRAI News for Wednesday May 5th, 2021

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KRAI News for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

KRAI News Tuesday, May 4, 2021

 The deadline to file your income taxes has been extended to mid-May. The Humane Society of Moffat County wants to remind residents that you can designate a portion of your state tax refund to the local animal shelter. The Tax Refund Option is “ReFund CO” and then look for the Humane Society of Moffat County.

Don’t forget tomorrow’s vaccination clinic at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. It’s in the pavilion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine. It has been re-approved after a safety review by the CDC and U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  Register through COMassVax.org.

As of Monday May 3rd, there are 12 active cases, 0 hospitalizations and 859 recovered cases reported by the Moffat County Public Health. About 27% of Moffat Countians have been vaccinated.

As Always:
* If you don’t feel well, stay home.

* Maintain safe social distancing

* Wash your hands often

Register: https://www.comassvax.org/reg/6065129287

Link from the FDA: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-and-cdc-lift-recommended-pause-johnson-johnson-janssen-covid-19-vaccine-use-following-thorough

If you’re headed to I-70, be aware of delays between Silverthorne and Frisco. The interstate is being repaved and the project starts today. This is for westbound traffic. The repaving should be finished in late fall.

There are things to do in Moffat County!

Tickets go on sale for the Moffat County Carnival, they can be purchased at the Craig Chamber of Commerce for only $25 per ticket.

 The Moffat County FFA Plant Sale is going on now through the 6th and the 10th through the 13th at the Moffat County High School Greenhouse from 3:45p to 5:30p

 A retirement party honoring Craig Police Officers Jerry DeLong and Bill Leonard is happening this Saturday from 1-3 at the Loudy-Simpson West Picnic area. Come help them celebrate 35 years of service and dedication to the Craig police Dept. Families are welcome and light snacks and drinks will be provided. Congratulations gentlemen!

 Those with an IKON Pass next season can enjoy fresh powder and corduroy before the lifts open to the public. Ikon Pass First Tracks will be available one morning per month in January, February, and March of next year with each participating destination, which includes Steamboat Springs. Designated days and more details will be released in November.

A Steamboat Springs job fair is going on today from 11a to 3p in the Qdoba parking lot, 1755 Central Park Plaza On the spot interviews and great pay to work at City Market, Qdoba and Residence Inn. See you there!

For the weather, don’t forget to call the KRAI Time, Temp, and Weather Hotline at 970-824-1918.

May the 4th be with you!

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KRAI News for Monday, May 3, 2021

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Moffat County Public Health is holding a vaccination clinic at the fairgrounds pavilion on Wednesday. This is the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine. It has been re-approved after a safety review by the CDC and U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The clinic is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register through COMassVax.org. Here’s Moffat County Public Health Director Kari Ladrow.

 

This is Colorado’s Great Northwest Tourism and Visitor Appreciation Week, as proclaimed by Moffat County Board of County Commissioners. It was requested by the Moffat County Tourism Association.

The week recognizes the positive effect of tourism on Moffat County. The tourism group says that in 2019, travelers to Moffat County spent more than $31.4 million dollars, which generated $1.9 million dollars in state and local taxes, while providing 458 jobs in Moffat County. The proclamation adds that visitors will be welcomed to Moffat County from near and far.

(KRAI) Colorado’s new Mobile COVID-19 Bus is in Craig today. This is for those 16+ (and older) to be vaccinated. The bus will be at Centennial Mall from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Walkins are welcome if you haven’t been able to sign up in advance.

The Eagle County coroner has confirmed the death for longtime local Darryl Newcomb who collapsed in a restaurant in Minturn. Coroner Kara Bettis says the cause of death was aortic dissection and the manner is natural. Newcomb had been a waiter at Café Diva.

If you’re headed to I-70, be aware of delays between Silverthorne and Frisco. The interstate is being repaved and the project starts today. This is for westbound traffic. The repaving should be finished in late fall.

There are things to do in Moffat County!

Who’s ready for a carnival? Tickets go on sale for the Moffat County Carnival today, and they can be purchased at the Craig Chamber of Commerce and they are only $25 per ticket.

The Moffat County FFA Plant Sale is going on today through the 6th and the 10th through the 13th at the Moffat County High School Greenhouse from 3:45p to 5:30p

A Steamboat Springs job fair is on Tuesday from 11a to 3p in the Qdoba parking lot, 1755 Central Park Plaza On the spot interviews and great pay to work at City Market, Qdoba and Residence Inn. See you there!

For the weather, don’t forget to call the KRAI Time, Temp, and Weather Hotline at 970-824-1918.

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KRAI News for Friday, April 30, 2021

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KRAI News for Thursday, April 29, 2021

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KRAI News for Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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