More Evacuations to be Lifted Sunday Tomorrow at 8:00 AM, residents of the El Jebel mobile home park will be allowed home. Eagle County Sheriff James Van Beek made the announcement at a community meeting at Basalt High School this evening. Residents without a valid photo ID will need to get a re-entry card at Basalt High School. The cards will ...
Lake Christine Fire Still 3% Contained
The Lake Christine Fire grew to 5434 acres overnight and remains 3 percent contained. Firefighters have said their goal is 30 percent containment by Sunday.
Residents living north of Highway 82 and west of El Jebel Road were allowed back to their homes Friday night. Upper Cattle Creek Road remains closed. The entire evacuated area is ...
Some Mandatory Evacuations Lifted Some residents that were evacuated because of the Lake Christine Fire have been allowed home. The announcement was made this evening at tonight's public information meeting. Residents allowed home are those that live north of Highway 82 and west of El Jebel Road, as long as the home can be accessed before the blue silo on ...
Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Explained Under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions, the following are prohibited. Stage 2 restrictions are in effect throughout the KMTS listening area, on all Forest Service land and all land administered by the Bureau of Land Management Colorado River Valley Office.
Local jurisdictions have the authority to amend these restrictions as they see fit. If you're not sure, ...
Missouri Heights EvacuationsAs of 1:00 AM, all residents of Missouri Heights are under a mandatory evacuation order.
Eagle County authorities have issued an evacuation order for the Missouri Heights area. Evacuated homes are east of Upper Cattle Creek Road, including Vista Hi Drive, Blue Creek Trail and Blue Creek Overlook. Evacuated residents are being told to take Fender ...
Lake Christine Fire 4:50 PM: From Pitkin County: Area's above Basalt are at risk for an extended power outage. Prepare for an extended power outage due to the Lake Christine Fire. This outage could last up to 72 hours, if it happens.
4:45 PM: Fire has grown to 2377 acres in size as of this ...
Flat Tops Wilderness Turret Fire Update Glenwood Springs—The Turret Fire in the Flat Tops Wilderness is now 30% contained. Kate Jerman with the White River National Forest says the fire that started last Thursday is holding steady at six and a half acres. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Crews on the ground will continue mop up ...
Man Sentenced for Throwing Bottles Into Roaring Fork River Basalt—No one really knows why a Latino man tossed about three-dozen water bottles containing urine, household chemicals and pornograhpic photos into the Roaring Fork River. Even without a clear explanation, Pitkin County District Judge Chris Sedlin sentenced 44-year-old Ricardo Parras Membreno to two years probation and 40 hours of community service for pleading guilty to ...
Body of Delta Woman Found in Utah Delta—The body of a Western Slope woman who disappeared last week was found in Utah. A man has also been taken into custody. The Delta County Sheriff's Office says the body of 27-year-old Madelaine Loh of Hotchkiss was discovered Wednesday afternoon around 1 o'clock in Millard County, Utah. Loh's family hadn't heard from her since ...
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) ...
SPORTS CLASS 4A SWL/WESTERN SLOPE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT – BOYS
Games at Central and Palisade High Schools
Quarterfinals – Thursday February 18th
7:30pm/CHS: #1 Durango (13-7) vs #8 Delta (9-11)
4:30pm/PHS: #4 Glenwood Springs (11-9) vs #5 Battle Mountain (11-9)
7:30pm/PHS: #3 Palisade (10-10) vs #6 Steamboat Springs (10-10)
4:30pm/CHS: #2 Rifle (17-3) vs #7 Montrose (4-16) ...
KMTS Basketball: GLENWOOD BOYS EARN PAYBACK OVER PALISADE GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/9/16) – “We were upset about the loss in Palisade,” Glenwood senior Cam Horning said after his second-half heroics insured the outcome would be different in a tightly contested duel that wasn’t decided until his two free throws with 14 seconds left insured a 59-54 win over the Bulldogs.
The victory, after ten ties ...