Rockies Find No Luck On the Road

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Justin Turner and Max Muncy each hit a three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 as David Price earned his first regular-season save. Muncy’s two-out drive in the seventh inning off reliever Yency Almonte gave the defending World Series champions a 6-5 lead on the way … Read more

The Regional Economy is Still Strong

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new survey of bankers suggests strong economic growth continues in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states even though business continues to lag behind the level it was at before the coronavirus pandemic began. The overall index for the region declined slightly from March’s 71.9 but remained at a … Read more

Nuggets Feel They are still Contenders after loosing Jamal Murray

DENVER (AP) – The Denver Nuggets’ stock as a contender in the Western Conference tumbled in the wake of Jamal Murray’s knee injury. That’s fine with MVP candidate Nikola Jokic since he likes being the underdog. This was a Nuggets squad riding high after trading for athletic forward Aaron Gordon in late March. They feel … Read more

Aspen Car Thieves on the Loose

ASPEN—-Car thieves are on the prowl in Aspen looking for easy victims. The police department says a half-dozen vehicles were broken into Tuesday night and three were stolen. One of the stolen vehicles, a 2019 GMC Suburban was recovered. The other two are still missing:  a black 2011 Porsche Cayenne with yellow brake calipers and … Read more

Local High School Football Tonight

Glenwood Springs—Tonight, the second ranked Glenwood Demons (4-0) host the fourth ranked Rifle Bears (3-1) in a game with major playoff implications on the line.  The Bears have won the last nine meetings in this longtime valley rivalry but the Demons seem primed to reverse the trend.  Kick off is set for 7 o’clock with … Read more

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 … Read more

Local High School Sports Scores

Soccer Summit – 4           Glenwood Springs- 0 Coal Ridge – 4      Palisade – 0  (Coal Ridge remains undefeated at 9-0) Basalt – 4              Aspen – 2 Volleyball Basalt – 3               Coal Ridge – 2 Grand Valley – … Read more

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 … Read more