- State Wildfire Update – 07/18/16
Firefighters are letting areas of the Hayden Pass Fire burn near Coaldale because it is too dangerous to send firefighters into some the rugged wilderness areas currently burning.
However, incident commanders say they have managed to protect homes and the blaze is 30 percent contained as of this morning. Residents began evacuating July 11 after the fire ...
- Domestic Dispute in Basalt Leads Authorities to Homemade Bomb
Multiple law-enforcement agencies were needed to deal with an apparent domestic dispute in Basalt early Sunday that could have easily ended with deadly consequences.
Basalt Police received a 911 call around 7:30 am from a man who advised them that he had been in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 82 near Emma. By the time ...
- Carbondale Considers New Marijuana-Grow Limit
The Board of Trustees in Carbondale is looking to lower the town’s cap for marijuana grow operations in hopes of addressing complaints about the smell.
The Board voted this week to cut back on the number of licenses for recreational grows in the town from five to three.
The town has already issued four licenses and all ...
- Colorado Wildfire Update
Colorado firefighters have made good progress on several of the wildfires burning in the state, and certainly hope that the trend continues.
The Red Table Fire near Sylvan Lake was held to about its’ original 20 acres, due to an aggressive response both on the ground and from the air. Hand crews, several helicopters and air ...
- Town Hall Meeting: The President and the People
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- Fish and Wildlife Employees Plead Guilty After Poaching Incident
DENVER (AP) – Colorado officials say two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees pleaded guilty to poaching-related charges.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Tuesday 44-year-old Thad Bingham and 45-year-old Brian Scheer pleaded guilty to trespassing in the 2014 killing of a bull elk on private land that was closed to hunting.
Officials say Bingham also pleaded guilty ...
- Controlled Burn Near Aspen Airport Today
The Aspen Fire Department will be conducting a burn near the Aspen Airport today on the Owl Creek side of the airport. Officials say a lot of smoke will be visible while the burn is conducted.
SKIER VISITS SET RECORD
DENVER (AP) – More people are visiting Colorado ski areas and bringing a winter boost to area spending. A record 13 million visitors this past winter meant the highest sales tax revenue ever for almost every Colorado ski town.
CAMPERS ARRESTED FOR STARTING NEDERLAND FIRE
BOULDER (AP) – Two campers from Alabama have ...
COLORADO HONORS FALLEN DALLAS COPS
Denver—In honor of the five Dallas police officers who were shot and killed last night, all flags in Colorado will fly at half staff for the next few days. Governor John Hickenlooper ordered the flags to be lowered at all state buildings, following the lead of the federal proclamation. ...
STORM KING ANNIVERSARY
Glenwood Springs—22 years ago today, the South Canyon Fire claimed the lives of 14 firefighters on Storm King Mountain. Local fire officials and others who were around on that tragic day will stop by the Storm King Memorial at Two Rivers Park to honor the men and women who died; Kathi Beck, Tami ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 17TH
Glenwood Springs–The third annual Derbs Softball Tournament will be played September 16th and 17th at Two Rivers and Sayre Park. The tournament raises funds for the Glenwood Springs High School baseball team and the Lady Demons basketball team. Men’s and coed teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games.
- SPORTS, AUGUST 16TH
Battlement Mesa–The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is putting on it’s annual golf tournament August 28th to benefit the Sheriff’s Auxiliary. The foursome scramble will be held at the Battlement Mesa Golf Course in Parachute. The shotgun start is at 8:30 am.
Denver–The Colorado Rockies rallied in the ninth inning to beat the ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 15TH
Glenwood Springs–Practice begins today for fall sports including softball, volleyball, cross country, boy’s soccer, cheerleading and of course football. The first local football game of the season will be August 26th when Aspen hosts the Delta Panthers.
Boulder–New Colorado head coach Jon Embree says overall he’s pleased with the progress the team has ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 12TH
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Tim Tebow (TEE’-boh) showed off his
fancy moves on a wild play that didn’t even count.
Tebow’s failed scramble just before halftime stood as the play
of the game, until Stephen McGee – another option quarterback in
college – ran around to throw a 13-yard touchdown pass and a
two-point conversion with 15 seconds left, giving ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 10TH
Glenwood Springs–The summer is coming to an end for fall student/athletes. Camps begin next Monday for football, volleyball, softball, girls and boys cross country and boys soccer.
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons football coaching staff and varsity players will conduct a youth football camp next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 6:30 pm. The ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 9TH
Cincinnati, OH–The Colorado Rockies matched a season high with four home runs last night in Cincinnati in a 10-7 win over the Reds. Seth Smith had two of the four round-trippers on the night. Todd Helton smacked a home run while Carlos Gonzalez’ two-run shot broke an eighth inning ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 8TH
BOSTON (AP) – The Red Sox are back in first place in the
American League East. Playing in front of their fans in Fenway
Park, the Sox beat the Yankees last night 3-2 in 10 innings. The
Yankees blew the lead in the bottom of the ninth when Mariano
Rivera gave way on a 2-1 lead. New York now ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 5TH
Glenwood Springs–Once again, there’s a statewide shortage of men and women willing to wear the pinstripes. If you’d like to referee football games this fall on the Western Slope, the Three Rivers High School Football Association will train you. Call Dan Chicoine a call at 948-3258 for ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 3RD
DENVER (AP) – Kyle Kendrick tossed eight sparkling innings, Ryan
Howard homered twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the
Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Tuesday night.
Hunter Pence doubled twice and Shane Victorino and Raul Ibanez
each singled and scored a run for the Phillies, who have won five
Kendrick (6-5) yielded four hits, struck out a career-high seven
and walked two ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 2ND
DENVER (AP) – Pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. hit a game-tying
two-run homer in the ninth inning and Shane Victorino homered to
lead off the 10th as the Philadelphia Phillies overtook the
Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Monday night for their fourth win in a row.
Down to their last out and trailing 3-1 in the ninth, the
Phillies rallied against Rockies ...