- Glenwood Chamber Asking For Award Nominees
The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is looking for outstanding citizens and businesses that deserve special recognition. The chamber is asking for the community to submit names to be considered for Citizen of the Year, Top Brass Outstanding Business of the Year, and Top Brass Milestone awards. The Top Brass Business of the Year will ...
- Delayed Start Today for RE-2 School District
UPDATE (7:00 AM): Xcel says while most power has been restored, 174 customers’ power won’t be restored until 9:00 this morning.
Due to a power outage in the New Castle and Silt areas, busses and classes in the Garfield RE-2 School District (Rifle, Silt, and New Castle) will be delayed by two hours today.
Xcel Energy says ...
- Bankers Survey Suggests Continued Economic Growth
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new monthly survey of bankers in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states suggests strong economic growth continues in the region. The overall economic index for the region improved in October to 66.1 from September’s already strong 62.5 reading. Any score above 50 suggests growth. Creighton University economist Ernie ...
- Reception for Rifle Chief Candidates
The public will have an opportunity to meet the three finalists to be the next Chief of Police this Friday. City Manager Tommy Klein announced the finalists for his old job last week. The three finalists for the job are Debra Funston, the current chief of the Palisade Police Department, Michael Drake, who is currently ...
- Air Force Reserve Training at the Garfield County Airport
Military aircraft will be flying in and out of the Rifle Garfield county airport starting this Sunday. About 50 ground crew will spend four days at the airport for special Air Force Reserve training. Airport manager Brian Condie says the training will be on the ground and they’ll be using a concrete ramp. “It’s not ...
- Glenwood 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 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 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 ...
- The Nuggets Start Playoff Series with The Suns Tonight
PHOENIX (AP) – The NBA playoffs are just a few weeks old but excuse the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets for feeling like several months have passed in terms of drama. If the regular-season series between these two teams is indication, there’s more of it on the horizon. The No. 2 seed Suns and No. ...
- 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
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
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, ...