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    • COVID Situation at Garfield County Jail Under Control
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Inmates at the Garfield County Jail can now get a COVID shot if they choose. The Sheriff’s office continues to implement measures in response to last week’s outbreak. Since April 8th, one more jail deputy and two more inmates tested positive for COVID-19.  Since the initial exposure on March 26th, a Rapid Response Team ...
    • Godes Re-Elected Mayor of Glenwood Springs
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—You can still call him Mr. Mayor.  Jonathan Godes was chosen by his fellow council members last night to swing the gavel for two more years.  The vote was 6 to 1 with Tony Hershey the only council member seeking a change.  Godes says after one of the most difficult years in history due ...
    • The Jordan Cove Pipeline Project is Still Alive
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—The Jordan Cove Pipeline project isn’t dead yet. Despite the Biden Administration’s move away from fossil fuels in favor of renewable energy, there is still hope the liquid natural gas (LNG) pipeline from the Piceance Basin to the Pacific Northwest will be completed one day. Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson says he’s had recent ...
    • Silt Man & Former Senate Candidate, Arrested for Ethnic Intimidation
      SILT/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – A Silt man who once ran for the United States Senate was arrested for extortion and ethnic intimidation for repeatedly calling a Latino man in Glenwood Springs and threatening to have him deported. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 52 year old Mark Aspiri is facing charges for the ...
    • The Wrong Way Driver in Monday’s Glenwood Canyon Pile Up, Remains in Critical Condition
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The woman who triggered Monday night’s horrible, five-vehicle pile up near Dotsero was driving west on I-70 but on the eastbound side.  According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the 46 year old Lafayette, Colorado woman is fighting for her life.  She was airlifted from Valley View Hospital to Denver Health ...
    • Day of Remembrance Declared for King Soopers Shooting Victims
      BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – The Boulder City Council has approved designating March 22 as a day of remembrance to honor the 10 people killed in the shooting at a supermarket last month. The declaration was read by Mayor Sam Weaver at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The declaration refers to the belief that there are three ...
    • Brazilian COVID Variant Reported in Colorado
      DENVER (AP) – Colorado has reported its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first found in Brazil that has proven adept at infecting people who previously contracted the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the state health department that two Boulder County residents tested positive for the variant. The Colorado Department ...
    • COVID Vaccine Clinics Scheduled
      Glenwood Springs—More COVID-19 vaccines are being offered this week in Garfield County. Everyone aged 16 and older can get a Pfizer vaccine and those 18 and up are eligible to receive the Moderna or the single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine.  Garfield County health officials say they don’t know from week to week how many ...
    • Glenwood City Council Elections
      Glenwood Springs—Shelly Kaup was the runaway winner in Tuesday’s Glenwood Springs City Council race. The Mayor Pro-Tem easily defeated challenger Ricky Rodriguez for the At Large seat. Kaup, who served on the council from 2007 to 2011, captured 1,233 votes to win her second straight term. Rodriguez, the owner of the Native Son Restaurant garnered ...
    • Authorities Identify Boulder Shooting Victims
      BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police have identified a 21-year-old man as the suspect in the killing of 10 people at a Boulder, Colorado, supermarket. He was identified as a resident of Arvada. A prosecutor says he lived most of his life in the U.S. Authorities on Tuesday also identified nine victims after previously identifying a ...
    • High School Basketball: Ellicott Girls at Coal Ridge – Listen Here
      Listen to the game here.
    • Joachim Blichfeld Suspended for Check on Nathan MacKinnon
      NEW YORK (AP) – San Jose Sharks forward Joachim Blichfeld was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for an illegal check to the head of Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon.Blichfeld was called for a match penalty Wednesday night when he hit MacKinnon on the way to the bench in the third period ...
    • Broncos GM Wants More Information on Von Miller Investigation
      ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Denver Broncos new general manager George Paton says he wants Von Miller to stay with the team but he wants to hear more about an unspecified criminal investigation into Miller before a decision is made. The Broncos and Miller are awaiting a decision from the district attorney in the 18th Judicial ...
    • High School Basketball: Palisade at Rifle – Listen Here
      Listen to the games here.
    • High School Basketball: Rifle at Glenwood – Listen Here
      The Bears and the Demons split games. Listen here.
    • College Basketball
      Top 25 Rankings: (AP) – Michigan finally broke the stranglehold of Gonzaga and Baylor atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll, taking advantage of the Bears’ loss at Kansas to leap into the No. 2 spot behind the Bulldogs. Illinois climbed one spot to fourth and Iowa gave the Big Ten three teams in the ...
    • Rockies Blackmon Motivated to Improve at the Plate
      (AP) – Success on the field doesn’t motivate Charlie Blackmon nearly as much as failure. Nothing makes the Colorado Rockies outfielder feel more determined than striking out in a big spot or making a costly error. It drives him to succeed even more. The player known for his bushy beard and mullet haircut was off ...
    • Sharks Pull Away From Avalanche Late
      SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Erik Karlsson scored for the first time this season during a four-goal third period that helped the San Jose Sharks roll past the Colorado Avalanche 6-2. Rudolfs Balcers broke a tie early in the third, John Leonard scored on a breakaway and Evander Kane added an empty-netter as the Sharks ...
    • Nuggets Dominate Bulls with a Huge Night from Jokic
      CHICAGO (AP) – Nikola Jokic dominated with 39 points and 14 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 118-112. The three-time All-Star scored 17 in the fourth quarter to help the Nuggets come away with the win after blowing a 15-point lead. Jokic also finished with nine assists, just missing his 50th career ...
    • High School Basketball
      Boys Steamboat Springs – 54          Coal Ridge Titans – 51 Andrew Herrera, 17 points  5-8 3pt, Karsen DuBois, 10 points Tonight: Rifle at Glenwood Springs   Girls tip-off at 4:30   Boys tip-off around 6:30