Bear Suspected in Attack has been Euthanized GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Wildlife officers have killed a bear suspected of attacking a 5-year-old Colorado girl outside her home Sunday. Mike Porras, a spokesman for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, said Monday that officers killed a bear seen overnight walking up to a home about a half-mile away from where the girl was attacked. Wildlife ...
Teachers back in School PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Students in Pueblo are back in school after teachers voted overwhelmingly to accept a new contract. The teachers’ union says its members voted 495-62 for the deal Sunday, ending a strike that shut down most schools in the southern Colorado city last week. It includes a 2 percent cost-of-living increase retroactive ...
Colorado Court Reverses Ruling GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – A Colorado appeals court has reversed an earlier ruling on a wrongful death suit by a Montana woman against a Grand Junction hotel and has sent the case back to Mesa County district court for reconsideration. Carol Jozovich claims in her lawsuit that her husband was electrocuted while he was swimming ...
Pilot Identified GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – The pilot killed in a small plane crash near Denver was a veterinarian and a former search and rescue volunteer. Sixty-seven-year-old Robert D. Marquis was killed Friday night in a crash that happened soon after his Cirrus SR-22 took off from Centennial Airport.
Country star trivia
Fourteen years ago this month, this 2005 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year released her debut album, Here for the Party. Can you name this self-proclaimed “Redneck Woman?” ANSWER: Gretchen Wilson
KMTS Baseball: RIFLE WALKS OFF 9-8 OVER GLENWOOD RIFLE (4/6/16) – How does a team put 17 opposition runners on base via walks and hit batsmen and still manage to win? In “walk-off” style, of course.
After stranding 11 runners through the game’s first six innings, Glenwood’s Stephen Romero cleared the bases in the top of the seventh with a triple to ...
KMTS BASEBALL: Fenceless Demons Bring Bats to ‘Bonedale Carbondale (3/31/16) – An early April Fool’s trick has forced the Glenwood Springs baseball team to postpone its Western Slope League home opener, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 2, versus Eagle Valley – the fences are in the process of being moved back, but aren’t yet in place.
“It’s frustrating, but we’re trying to stay ...
SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Coal Ridge—-3 Vail Christian—0
3A State Boys Basketball
Grand Valley—52 (Grand Valley playing Manitou Springs in today’s consolation bracket at the Denver Coliseum)
College Basketball Tournament Results
Las Vegas, NV—The Colorado Buffaloes lost to 15th ranked Arizona 82-78 in quarterfinal action. Number 8 Oregon defeated Washington 83-77. 12th ranked Utah upended USC 80-72. ...
SPORTS OSWEILER HEADING TO HOUSTON
ENGLEWOOD (AP) – John Elway is scrambling again. The general manager of the Super Bowl champions has a huge hole to fill with Brock Osweiler bolting to the Houston Texans 48 hours after Peyton Manning’s retirement. That leaves Trevor Siemian as the only quarterback on the Denver Broncos roster. The second-year pro ...
AP Source: Texans agree to multi-year deal with QB Osweiler HOUSTON (AP) – A person familiar with the negotiations says the Houston Texans have agreed to a multiyear contract with free agent quarterback Brock Osweiler.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because free-agent deals can’t be finalized until later Wednesday.
The Texans were looking for an upgrade at the position after Brian ...
SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS 3A STATE BRACKETS
PAGOSA SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
6:00pm: #1 Pagosa Springs vs #32 Buena Vista
8:00pm: #16 Grand Valley vs #17 Colorado Springs Christian
Winners play Saturday at 1:00pm
BENNETT HIGH SCHOOL
6:30pm: #8 Bennett vs #25 Jefferson Academy
5:00pm: #9 Centauri vs #24 Academy
Winners play Saturday at 1:00pm
LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL
KMTS State Basketball: DEMONS BOW OUT AT VALOR CHRISTIAN HIGHLANDS RANCH (2/26/16) – There was no role-reversal in the David versus Goliath first round match-up between Glenwood Springs (12-12) and Valor Christian (22-2), though the eighth-seeded Demons fired a few well-aimed missiles and had the number-one host school within range in the third quarter before falling 70-36 in the 4A state basketball playoffs.
“Turnovers put ...