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    • Glenwood Canyon Opens Early Friday MorningGlenwood Canyon Opens Early Friday Morning
      After being closed for a little more then 36 hours, Glenwood Canyon opened this morning at 5:18AM. Crews did have to clear some small slides after a Thursday full of rain, but no major slides or damage occoured. CDOT reminds every one that the canyon can still be closed for safety concerns when need.  Please check the ...
    • Hanging Lake Trail Closed Through 2022Hanging Lake Trail Closed Through 2022
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS – There isn’t much left of the Hanging Lake Trail. White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams delivered the sad news this morning. Fitzwilliams says the for the foreseeable future that likely means the public won’t have access to Hanging Lake until 2023. He says the mudslide and debris flow of July 29th destroyed ...
    • Interstate Opens Ahead of Schedule
      I-70 through Glenwood Canyon opened this morning around 7:15, ahead of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s estimate of “no later than Saturday afternoon.” C-DOT officials told reporters yesterday that all lanes of I-70 will be open through the canyon, except for a construction zone around mile 123.5, where there will be only one lane of traffic ...
    • South Park Creators Reach Agreement to Purchase Casa Bonita
      DENVER (AP) – The creators of the irreverent animated television series “South Park” are buying Casa Bonita, a quirky restaurant in suburban Denver that was featured on the show. Matt Stone and Trey Parker said Friday they had come to an agreement with the current owners of the restaurant, which closed to diners in March ...
    • Glenwood Canyon Will Partially Re-Open on SaturdayGlenwood Canyon Will Partially Re-Open on Saturday
      The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that Glenwood Canyon will partially re-open sometime on Saturday, August 14th. Thanks to the hard work of CDOT crews, the canyon should be partially open with one lane in each direction. Cleanup operations will continue through Saturday and beyond as long as weather allows.  Crews will be concentrating their efforts ...
    • Smoke From California Wildfires Triggers Air Quality AlertSmoke From California Wildfires Triggers Air Quality Alert
      Update (8/8/2021 8:00 AM): The air quality advisories have been extended until 9:00 Monday morning. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an air quality advisory for central and western Colorado this morning due to heavy smoke in the air from wildfires burning in California. The Advisory is in effect until tomorrow morning and ...
    • Glenwood Canyon Reopening Might be Weeks Away
      DENVER (AP) – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says he’s planning to issue a state disaster declaration and it could be “a few days to a few weeks” before a canyon in the western part of the state can be reopened following massive mudslides that blocked Interstate 70. Polis said Monday that crews are working to ...
    • Watering Restrictions in Glenwood
      As a result of the mud and debris flows in Glenwood Canyon over the past several days, the City of Glenwood Springs has instituted watering restrictions. Glenwood Springs water users are prohibited from outside watering until 6:00PM on Wednesday, August 4.
    • Casa Bonita Might be Bought by “South Park” Creators
      Restaurants across the country have of course faced unprecedented hardships over the last year and a half during the COVID-19 pandemic, and sadly, many have not survived. However, the restaurant that is arguably the most iconic one in the entire state, may have been thrown a lifeline from a surprising but somewhat logical source. Casa Bonita, ...
    • Former Colorado Governor Dies
      DENVER (AP) – Former Colorado Gov. Richard “Dick” Lamm, who successfully fought to stop the 1976 Winter Olympics from being held in Colorado even though they had been awarded to the state, has died. He was 85. His wife said in a statement Friday that Lamm passed away late Thursday following complications from a pulmonary ...
    • The Golden Knights Tie Series with the Avalanche
      LAS VEGAS (AP) – Jonathan Marchessault had his fourth career hat trick to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche to tie their second-round series at two games apiece. Max Pacioretty and Patrick Brown also scored for Vegas, while Marc-Andre Fleury made 17 saves for his 87th career playoff ...
    • High School Sports Scores & Schedule
      Baseball Scores & Upcoming Games: GLENWOOD – 4      SUMMIT – 3     WP–Evan Heyl, 11-K  4-BB 7-innings GLENWOOD – 10      SUMMIT – 8       WP–Jordan Meraz Rifle at Glenwood, Monday, June 7th   4 o’clock (Broadcast live on line KMTS.com and on the KMTS app) MOFFAT COUNTY – 16     ROARING FORK – 2 MOFFAT COUNTY ...
    • Local High School Football Players Earn Post Season Honors
      3A All Western Conference Team Back of the Year—Blake Nieslanik, Jr. Glenwood Springs Lineman of the Year—Teddy Huttenhower, Jr. Glenwood Springs Defensive Player of the Year—Josh Straw, Sr. Rifle Coach of the Year—-Pat Engle, Glenwood Springs   FIRST TEAM ALL CONFERENCE Rifle—Josh Straw, Embrey Marantino, Bryce Rowley, Kaden Wolf. Glenwood—Garrett Dollahan, Wheatley Nieslanik, Blake Nieslanik, Stephen Morris,  Ian Cecil-Hoerl, Teddy Huttenhower. Basalt—Rulbe Alvarado, Sam ...
    • Local High School Sports Scores
      Baseball Battle Mountain – 14        Glenwood Springs – 6   Game 1 Battle Mountain – 5          Glenwood Springs – 4   Game 2 Eagle Valley – 6                 Rifle – 5     Game 1 Rifle – 10                        ...
    • Broncos Waive Hamilton & James After Getting Injured in two Separate Incidences Away from Team Facilities, Several Days Apart
      ENGLEWOOD. (AP) – The Denver Broncos have waived DaeSean Hamilton. The fourth-year receiver suffered a serious knee injury while working out away from the team’s facilities. Hamilton is the second Broncos veteran to get injured while boycotting the team’s voluntary offseason program. Tackle Ja’Wuan James sustained an Achilles injury and the Broncos cut him last ...
    • Padres Slip by the Rockies
      SAN DIEGO (AP) – Jorge Mateo scored from third base on Daniel Bard’s wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies. The Padres have a five-game winning streak and have won eight of their last nine. San Diego’s 26 victories tie ...
    • Avalanche Look to Take a 2 Game Lead on The Blues Tonight
      DENVER (AP) – Nathan MacKinnon scored the tiebreaking goal 30 seconds into the third period and later added an empty-netter, Philipp Grubauer stopped 22 shots and the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. Gabriel Landeskog also added a third-period goal by tipping in ...
    • High School Sports Scores and Upcoming Games
      Baseball: Rifle – 14         Battle Mountain – 13    Game 1 Battle Mountain – 10       Rifle – 7       Game 2 Rifle at Summit, Thursday, May 20th Rifle at Steamboat Springs, Saturday, May 22nd Basalt – 3         Delta – 1  Game 1 Basalt – 3         Delta – 2  Game ...
    • PAC-12 Hire New Commissioner
      (AP) – The Pac-12 hired sports entertainment executive George Kliavkoff to be the conference’s next commissioner, replacing Larry Scott with another college sports outsider. The conference presidents conducted a secretive nearly four-month search that included speculation about some familiar names in college sports being considered, such as former NCAA executive and NFL quarterback Oliver Luck, ...
    • Rockies Beat Reds
      DENVER (AP) – Josh Fuentes homered for the second straight game to back seven shutout innings from Chi Chi Gonzalez, and the Colorado Rockies held on for a 13-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Gonzalez scattered four hits in his longest outing this season. He struck out two, walked one and was pulled after 88 ...
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