ROLLOVER NEAR SILT INJURES TWO
Silt—Two women in their early 20’s were injured, one seriously, after being ejected during a rollover accident yesterday morning near Silt. According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the women were heading east on I-70 just after 10:30 am when the driver of the 2000 Nissan Maxima drifted ...
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
MLB / ROCKIES
Denver—The Colorado Rockies send heralded rookie Jon Gray to the hill tonight to face the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field in his major league debut. The NL West leading Dodgers counter with veteran southpaw Scott Kazmir.
ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS….
DENVER (AP) – Denver is celebrating its new train service between downtown and the airport. The train – officially called the University of Colorado A line – began running between Union Station and Denver International Airport on Friday filled with dignitaries.
UNDATED (AP) – Colorado lawmakers are following up on promises to change the state’s system ...
JORDAN COVE LNG PIPELINE
Rifle—A project that could pump billions of dollars into the economies of Colorado and across the northwest is still moving forward despite a rejection from the federal government. The Jordan Cove Liquid Natural Gas Pipeline aims to find new markets for a struggling industry. Bob Braddock, the Senior Project Adviser ...
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBAL SCORES
Glenwood Springs is scheduled to host the Rifle Bears today at 3 in West Glenwood, weather permitting.
The game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on the radio at 7.
Glenwood edged Eagle Valley last night at Stubler Memorial Field, 3 to 2.
Rifle lost ...
GARCO JOINS NEIGHBORS IN PROTEST OVER METHANE RULES
Glenwood Springs—Garfield County joined neighboring counties in opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules dealing with methane and waste reduction. A letter addressed to BLM Director Neil Kornze was originally drafted by the lead entity, Mesa County stating opposition to the “Waste Prevention, Production, Subject to ...
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
Aspen—The Rifle Lady Bears captured another team title with yesterday’s victory at the Aspen Invitational Tournament. Rifle finished with a team score of 254. The Lady Bear’s Elly Walters took top individual honors carding an 81. Glenwood Springs was second with a team score of 263. Lauen Murphy led the Lady ...
RIFLE STUDENT-ATHLETE KILLED IN ‘CAR SURFING’ INCIDENT
Rifle—A popular student-athlete at Rifle High School died from his injuries suffered in an April Fool’s Day car surfing incident in the Rifle Wal-Mart parking lot. According to reports from Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, 18 year old Kyle Scholla died from massive head trauma last Saturday afternoon ...
BLM GIVES THUMBS UP TO NW COLORADO OIL SHALE PROJECT
Rangely—A 50 thousand-barrel-per-day oil shale project outside of Rangely received tentative approval from the Bureau of Land Management recently. Enefit American Oil’s plan calls running pipelines and electricity to the project with the utility corridor going right through federal lands. Next month, the BLM will ...
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS ON TONIGHT’S GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council plans to discuss future financial contributions toward an annual Fourth of July fireworks show at tonight’s meeting. The council will also discuss the city’s role in maintaining and controlling the crowds at the Hanging Lake Trail and rest area. ...
- FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 17TH
Carbondale–Some 300 cyclists are expected to descend upon the Roaring Fork Valley tomorrow for the 4th annual Rocky Mountain Omnium. The first stage of the race will be through the streets of downtown Carbondale Saturday and will wrap up with a road race along the Colorado River on Sunday beginning at Dotsero.
Denver–The Rockies ...
- THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 16TH
Denver–The Rockies took out of three from the San Diego Padres with yesterday’s 6 to 2 series finale win at Coors Field. Jhoulys Chacin improved to 8 and 4 on the year with a solid, six inning, seven strikeout performance. The Rockies are off today and will host the Detroit Tigers ...
- WEDNESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 15TH
Aspen–The FBI has contacted Cache Cache restaurant in Aspen to review surveillance tapes of a conversation between former cycling teammates Lance Armstrong and Tyler Hamilton. The two reportedly had a heated discussion over Hamilton accusing the 7-time Tour de France winner of using steroids.
Denver–The Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak with last night’s ...
- MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 13TH
Denver–Randy Gradishar and Floyd Little are being sued along with seven other former Broncos players by an insurance company. St. Paul Fire and Marine says the Broncos organization is trying to get the company to pay worker’s compensation for injuries that were suffered during their playing days.
Denver–The Rockies split the four game home ...
- FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 10TH
Glenwood Springs–Surfing in the Rocky Mountains? Why not. The enormously popular Glenwood Springs Whitewater park will host the 2011 Whitewater Stand Up Paddling Championships tomorrow and Sunday.
Glenwood Springs–The annual Hoop D’Ville 4 on 4 basketball tournament will be played tomorrow at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. The first games ...
- THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 9TH
Aspen–Ski season is officially over in Aspen. Officials with Skico hoped to stay open ’till July 4th but the snow is melting too fast. Ajax Mountain was able to open for Memorial Day weekend and last weekend with decent snow conditions.
Aspen–Aspen will host a World Cup skiing event next season along ...
- TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 7TH
San Diego, CA–The Rockies love playing in San Diego. Their good fortune at Petco Park continued last night as they beat the last place Padres 3 to nothing. Clayton Mortensen earned the win with the help of five other pitchers. Ubaldo Jimenez is on the hill for the Rockies tonight, going ...
- SPORTS…JUNE 6TH
Silt–With a time of 17 minutes, 33.2 seconds, former Grand Valley Cardinal’s running star Sam Whelan won Saturday’s Run/Walk for Their Lives 5k race in Silt.
Glenwood Springs–Cody Derby’s Xtreme Baseball camp attracted 11 young ball players looking to improve their skills on the diamond. The camp, organized by the Glenwood Demons’ senior infielder, ...
- SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 3RD
Silt–Silt happens…especially this weekend when it comes to sports. Starting tomorrow morning, the Colorado Mini Classic bike race comes to town. The Junior cycling event draws hundreds of competitors to the area. Saturday morning the time trials will be held followed by a criterium and Sunday’s road race.
Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For their ...
- SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 2ND
High School Baseball
Glenwood Springs–Kevin Flohr was the only member of the Glenwood Demons to earn post season honors. The college bound student-athlete was named first team all conference in the 4A Western Slope.
Jake Strack-Loertscher of the Roaring Fork Rams was named the Western Slope player of the year. Four of ...