Garfield County Inmate Found Dead in Cell Glenwood Springs—An inmate at the Garfield County Jail was found dead this morning in his cell. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the inmate was found “non-responsive” during a routine cell check around 3:30 this morning. Deputies administered CPR until emergency medical technicians arrived. The man, whose name, age and hometown are being withheld until family ...
Suspect Arrested in West Glenwood Murder Glenwood Springs—A local transient man with a history of run-ins with police has been arrested for the murder of a homeless man near the Glenwood Springs Mall. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 42-year-old Trevor Torreyson was taken into custody last night at a campsite near the Colorado River in West Glenwood. ...
One Dead, One Hospitalized Following Heroin Overdose Glenwood Springs—A heroin overdose claimed the life of a Glenwood Springs man Wednesday afternoon. The police and fire departments responded to a 9-1-1 call around 2:30 to a home on Bennett Avenue. When they arrived, two men in their 20’s were found unconscious as friends and neighbors performed CPR. Some people at the scene said ...
Attempted Kidnapping in Rifle Rifle—The Rifle Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who tried to kidnap a minor child early Wednesday morning in near the corner of 4th Street and West Avenue. Authorities say the child fought off the man and got away. Right now the only information investigators have on the suspect ...
416 Fire Update Durango—The 416 fire north of Durango is now at 26 thousand acres and growing. About a thousand firefighters on the ground and in the air are battling the nearly tw0-week old blaze and have achieved 15 percent containment. Officials say they don’t expect to have full containment until the end of July or early August. ...
Fires Burning Near Utah and Wyoming State Lines Undated—A wildfire burning in southern Wyoming has doubled in size in the last 24 hours and has now burned over 5,000 acres. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos says additional growth was expected today because of continued hot, dry and windy conditions. Voos says 393 homes in the area have been evacuated since the fire in the ...
Buffalo Mountain Fire Update Silverthorne—A Type-2 Incident Management Team is now being called in to take over the Buffalo Mountain Fire in Silverthorne. Crews have been able to keep the fire from growing thanks to natural fuel breaks in the terrain. The size of the fire is still at 91 acres. About 14-hundred residents of the Wildernest and Mesa ...
Rifle Man’s Cause of Death Unknown Rifle—Determining Joshua Gomez’s cause of death is going to take several weeks. Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says Gomez’s body was badly decomposed when it was found last Saturday afternoon on an island in the Colorado River near Parachute. Glassmore has ruled out any kind of trauma or physical injury but he is asking for ...
San Juan National Forest Closed Durango—For the first time since the record wildfire year of 2002, a Colorado forest has closed because of fire danger. Officials with the San Juan National Forest closed nearly 1.8 million acres of forest to all hikers, bikers, horseback riders and campers to greatly reduce the risk of human-caused fires. The 416 Fire north of ...
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 ...
SPORTS 3A WESTERN SLOPE DISTRICT BRACKETS
WESTERN SLOPE – TOP 4 ADVANCE
Tuesday February 23rd – Quarterfinals (Higher Seed hosts)
7:00pm: #1 Moffat County vs #8 Aspen
5:30pm: #4 Coal Ridge vs #5 Gunnison
5:30pm: #3 Grand Valley vs #6 Roaring Fork
7:00pm: #2 Olathe vs #7 Basalt
Friday February 26th – Semifinals (Grand Junction Central HS) ...
SPORTS STATE 4A BASKETBALL BRACKETS
#1 Valor Christian vs #8 Fort Morgan
#4 Berthoud vs #5 Sierra
#3 Mullen vs #6 Green Mountain
#2 Palisade vs #7 Golden
#1 Mesa Ridge vs #8 Kennedy
#4 Centaurus vs #5 Vista Ridge
#3 Pueblo South vs #6 Vista Peak
#4 Holy Family vs #7 Silver ...
KMTS District Basketball: DEMON BOYS WIN IN OVERTIME, RIFLE GIRLS KO DEVILS PALISADE (2/18/16) – “Our young players want to send our seniors to state, and they did it!” Glenwood Springs boys basketball coach exulted after the Demons overcame a second-half comeback by Battle Mountain for a 43-38 overtime win in the first-round of the Western Slope League 4A district tournament.
The victory over fifth-seeded Battle Mountain (11-10) ...