Rockies Fall to the Short Handed Padres

DENVER (AP) – The San Diego Padres already were minus star Fernando Tatis Jr. and two backups before the first pitch at Colorado because of COVID-19 concerns. Then they needed to pull Wil Myers and Eric Hosmer in the middle of the game for virus-related reasons. The Padres wound up beating the Rockies 8-1, boosted … Read more

The Avalanche Look to Finish the Season Strong

DENVER (AP) – The playoff-bound Colorado Avalanche have two games remaining and can finish anywhere from first in the West Division to as low as third. They also still have a chance at the Presidents’ Trophy, which is awarded to team that finishes the regular season with the most points. The last time the Avalanche … Read more

The Nuggets Cut it Close Against The Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Michael Porter Jr. and Nikola Jokic each scored 30 points, and the Denver Nuggets held off the Charlotte Hornets 117-112 to snap a two-game slide. Jokic had 11 rebounds and six assists and Porter knocked down six 3-pointers as the Nuggets held off a furious late rally by the Hornets led … Read more

Garfield County Grant Money Awarded

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Some local non-profits will receive the full amount of grant money they asked for while other will have to settle for a little less.  Due to the ever-shrinking budget, the Garfield County Board of Commissioners was forced to cut back a little when awarding the second quarter discretionary grants.  Close to 30 thousand dollars … Read more

High School Baseball Scores

Moffat County – 21        Rifle – 2   (5 innings) Gunnison – 16    Roaring Fork – 9 Game 1 (9 innings) Game 2 postponed Meeker – 3      Coal Ridge – 2 Game 1 Meeker – 9      Coal Ridge – 8 Game 2 Glenwood vs. Steamboat Springs (postponed until … Read more

COVID Still A Concern In Colorado

DENVER—State health officials are issuing a warning about COVID-19.  They say pandemic is not over despite the state’s average infection rate falling by nearly a third since April.  The big concern is the climbing rate of hospitalizations.  Colorado was averaging 1,731 newly confirmed COVID cases each day in late April-the most since January 19th. Since … Read more

Dismal Snowmelt Outlook

BASALT—As we get closer to peak runoff season in the valley, officials with the Roaring Fork Conservancy are very concerned.  They say stream flows in the last week have dropped to “alarmingly low levels.” Today the snowpack in the Roaring Fork Watershed is only 61 percent of normal for this time of year. One week … Read more

Woman’s Body Found North of Rifle

RIFLE—A woman’s body was discovered north of Rifle Wednesday afternoon. According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the body was found in a field about 100 yards west of Highway 13 near mile marker 3. Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire is conducting an autopsy to determine cause of death. Once positive identification is made and … Read more

South Bridge Project Endorsed by Colorado Congressional Delegation

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Glenwood Springs’ effort to secure funding for the South Bridge Project received some critical support from Washington, D.C.  Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper along with Third District Congresswoman Lauren Boebert offered letters of support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the city applies for the Building Resilient Infrastructure for Communities (BRIC) … Read more