- Prescribed Burn Today Northeast of Aspen
Federal fire officials are conducting a prescribed burn today Northeast of Aspen in the Hunter Creek Area. Smoke may be visible throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and maybe even beyond. Pictures below are courtesy of the Upper Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit.
OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY SUING FEDS OVER SAGE GROUSE RULES
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Representatives of the oil and gas industry say they are suing the Obama administration over drilling restrictions meant to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. The Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council said Thursday that local ...
DENVER (AP) – Soon, U.S. adult citizens who live outside Colorado can become owners or investors in medical and recreational marijuana operations in-state. The Senate unanimously passed a bill that allows non-Coloradans to invest in the pot industry starting in 2017.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A judge is set to rule on the mental state ...
OGDEN PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN BABY’S DEATH
Glenwood Springs—The Parachute man accused of murdering his month-old daughter last June says he’s not guilty. 29 year old Matthew Ogden entered his plea Monday in Garfield County District Court. According to statements from Ogden’s wife, Phyllis Wyatt, she was awakened that night by pounding noises in the next ...
GLENWOOD CONSIDERS MINI-ROUNDABOUT
Glenwood Springs—A mini-roundabout is being considered at the busy intersection of 27th and Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. SGM Design Engineer Lee Barger went before the city council Thursday night to explain how a smaller roundabout could keep traffic flowing smoothly in both directions, especially during peak travel times. Barger says ...
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
Craig—The Rifle Lady Bears did it again. They captured their 7th team title of the season by winning the Moffat County Invitational Tuesday in Craig.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
The Roaring Fork Rams lost to the visiting Hotchkiss Bulldogs 14 to 3. Today at 4, the Glenwood Demons hope to snap a ...
TAX WOES CLOSE POPULAR RIFLE EATERY
Rifle—For the second time in three months, a Rifle business has been forced to close due to tax problems. The popular breakfast hangout, Base Camp was recently seized by the state for nonpayment of taxes. Plastered on the front door of the restaurant on East 3rd Street is ...
GLENWOOD CITY MANAGER SEARCH DOWN TO TWO
Glenwood Springs—One of the three finalists for the Glenwood Springs City Manager’s job has dropped out. Former Palmer, Alaska City Manager Joe Hannan has pulled his name from consideration to take another job. That makes it a two-person contest between Debra Figueroa, the Assistant Borough Manager in Carlisle, Pennsylvania ...
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….
- SPORTS, JULY 1ST
Aspen–The Glenwood Springs Defiance Rugby Club will battle the Gentlemen of Aspen Saturday, July 2nd at 3 O’clock. The match will be played in Aspen.
Denver–The Colorado Rockies dropped a 6-4 decision to the Chicago White Sox yesterday at Coors Field. The Kansas City Royals are in town ...
- SPORTS, JUNE 30TH
Glenwood Springs–Tonight, the annual Glenwood Springers Community Track Meet will be held at Stubler Memorial Field. Athletes of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in a wide range of events including distance running, sprints, relays, the long jump and the shot put. The meet begins at 5 O’clock.
Elsewhere in sports…
WIMBLEDON, England ...
- SPORTS, JUNE 29TH
Glenwood Springs–The annual Glenwood Springers Community Track Meet will be held tomorrow evening at Stubler Memorial Field. The meet is open to athletes of all ages to compete in a wide variety of events including hurdles, sprints and relay races. The meet gets underway at 5 pm.
Denver–The Rockies beat the Chicago ...
- SPORTS, JUNE 28TH
Chicago–The Rockies stopped by Wrigley Field in Chicago to play a make up game with the Cubs. It didn’t turn out well as they fell to the Cubbies 7 to 3. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin suffered the loss. The Rockies are home tonight to face the other Chicago team, ...
- FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 24TH
TORONTO (AP) – The Maple Leafs acquired defenseman John-Michael
Liles from the Colorado Avalanche just hours before the start of
the NHL draft. Toronto is sending a second-round pick in the 2012 draft to the
Avalanche in the deal completed Friday. That selection had been
acquired by the Maple Leafs in the trade that sent defenseman Tomas
- THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 23RD
CLEVELAND (AP) – Josh Tomlin came through with another quality
outing and designated hitter Travis Hafner hit a two-run homer in
his last start for a while, leading Cleveland to a 4-3 win over the
Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night before the Indians leave for
three NL cities.
Tomlin (9-4) allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1-3 innings.
- WEDNESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 22ND
Cleveland, OH–The Rockies beat the Indians 4 to 3 last night in Cleveland to climb a game above .500 for the first time since May 24th. Seth Smith hit two home runs to lead the offensive attack. The Rockies will go for the three game sweep tonight before heading ...
- TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 21ST
Washington, D.C.–The Major League Soccer Champion Colorado Rapids were honored by President Obama today at the White House. The Rapids held a soccer clinic for the children of military families on the south lawn.
Cleveland, OH–Cleveland rocks for the Colorado Rockies and 40 year old slugger Jason Giambi. The Rockies’ ...
- MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 20TH
Denver–The Colorado Rockies lost to the Detroit Tigers Sunday at Coors Field 9 to 1. The Rockies won the series and are in the thick of the National League West race. Interleague play continues tonight as the Rockies head to Cleveland to take on the Indians.
Elsewhere in sports…
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – ...
- 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 ...