News for Friday, Aug. 2, 2019

Steamboat Radio News - Shannon Lukens

A Steamboat Springs woman was arrested Wednesday, after she admitted giving a man some candy that was laced with LSD. The man didn’t know about it. 22-year-old Tecara Carter faces three felony charges. An affidavit says she admitted doing it, which she thought was a good idea at the time. Then she told officers that she felt guilty about it when she sobered up.

Todd Park Mohr is playing at the Antlers Café and Bar in Yampa Saturday. Mohr is the “Todd” of Big Head Todd & and Monsters. Proceeds from the benefit concert will go to the South Routt Education Endowment Fund, to help the South Routt School District. Music starts around 3:15 with Moore taking the stage around 5 p.m. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.com https://www.eventbrite.com/e/todd-park-mohr-concert-tickets-60482522854?aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete One of the organizers says Mohr’s dad went to Soroco High School.

Colorado State Patrol, and the Department of Transportation are watching out for motorcycle riders right now. That’s because there are a lot of them headed to South Dakota. Law enforcement is calling it the Sturgis Rally DUI enforcement period, to protect Coloradoans from impaired drivers this summer. So far this year, there have been 59 motorcycle fatalities on Colorado’s roadways.

All active-duty military and veterans can have free access to all 41 Colorado state parks during the entire month of August. Colorado Parks & Wildlife says it’s a way of showing appreciation for those who have served our country. Here in Northwest Colorado, that includes Pearl Lake, Steamboat Lake, Stagecoach, and Yampa River State Park. Also, Rifle Falls, Rifle Gap, and Harvey Gap.

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