Bureau of Land Management Prescribed Burns Planned Silt—The Bureau of Land Management is planning to start a few fires in Western Garfield County and Eastern Mesa County. When conditions are right, crews with the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Aviation Management Unit will conduct prescribed burns on a total of 850 acres. The largest one of 400 acres is planned five ...
Rifle Local Honored for Bravery by Police Department Rifle—During a recent drug investigation in Rifle that turned into a physical battle, Rifle Police Officer Stephanie Straw got some help taking a violent man to the ground from a longtime local. Ryan Mackley, owner of Align Media, was honored recently by the Rifle Police Department with the Citizen’s Recognition Award for his actions. Chief ...
Trio of RE-1 Students Awarded Full-Ride Scholarships Glenwood Springs—Three high school seniors in the Roaring Fork Valley will be attending college in the fall, tuition free after winning prestigious, full-ride scholarships. Solana Teitler of Roaring Fork High School was named the recipient of the highly coveted Boettcher Scholarship which covers all expenses to any school in Colorado. Out of 1,500 applicants, only ...
Roaring Fork Watershed Report Basalt—At a whopping 145 percent of normal, the snowpack in the Roaring Fork Watershed is the highest it’s been in April in over a decade. While rafters and kayakers are excitedly anticipating a huge spring run off, it may actually be lower than expected because the dry, thirsty soils in the region are sucking up ...
Glenwood Springs Election Results Street Tax Questions Defeated
No new taxes in Glenwood Springs. 60 percent of the voters rejected ballot issues A and B in Tuesday’s municipal elections. Ballot issue A would have raised sales taxes by 3/4 of a cent to pay for the city’s deteriorating streets. Ballot issue B called for a 56 million dollar bond against ...
New Musical Based on the Music of “Queen” set to Debut in Denver & Other Cities LOS ANGELES (AP) – A musical inspired by the music of Queen is preparing for a North America tour following the popularity of the Academy Award-winning movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Producers announced Monday “We Will Rock You” will open in Winnipeg, Canada, on Sept. 3. Other cities include New York, Los Angeles, Denver and Las Vegas. ...
Red Flag Bill Moves to the Governor’s Desk DENVER (AP) – The Democrat-controlled Colorado Legislature sent a “red flag” bill to the governor that calls for taking firearms from people who could pose a threat to themselves or others. The governor, also a Democrat, has pledged to sign the measure that would place the state among 13 others that have passed such legislation. ...
State Urges Tree Branch Treatment & Removal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – State foresters are urging residents near Colorado Springs to cut and treat the trees and branches downed by the powerful storm that struck the area in mid-March. The Colorado State Forest Service is looking to avoid an infestation of bark beetles that tend to prey on small, newly fallen trees ...
Bureau of Land Management Gets Orders About Public Access BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is ordering federal land managers to give more consideration to public access concerns when selling or trading public land. Thursday’s secretarial order comes amid longstanding complaints that millions of acres of state and federal land in the American West can be reached only by traveling ...
Clear Creek County Worker Suspected of Money Laundering DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says a 70-year-old former Clear Creek County employee faces multiple felony charges after an investigation into the theft of more than $200,000 from a center that provides various social services. The agency says Candace Morehouse has been arrested on theft, money laundering and forgery charges.
SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Grand Junction Central Warriors—36 Rifle Bears—-34
Grand Junction Central—50 Rifle—-40
Olathe—The Grand Valley Cardinals travel to Olathe tonight to take on the Pirates. The girl’s game tips off at 5:30 and the boys contest will follow at 7.
NFL / DENVER BRONCOS
Englewood— Peyton Manning will start for the Denver Broncos in the playoffs. Coach Gary Kubiak ...
SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Coal Ridge—50 Basalt—41
Coal Ridge—-63 Basalt—-41
Rifle plays at Grand Junction Central at 6 and 7:30
DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche bolstered their blue line by claiming defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk on waivers Tuesday from Columbus.The addition of Bodnarchuk comes a day after the Avalanche had defenseman Erik Johnson suffer a lower-body injury in the ...
SPORTS SCORES NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEFinal Cincinnati 24 Baltimore 16Final Detroit 24 Chicago 20Final Houston 30 Jacksonville 6Final Miami 20 New England 10Final New Orleans 20 Atlanta 17Final Buffalo 22 N-Y Jets 17Final Philadelphia 35 N-Y Giants 30Final Pittsburgh 28 Cleveland 12Final Indianapolis 30 Tennessee 24Final Washington 34 Dallas 23Final Kansas City 23 Oakland 17Final Denver 27 ...
SPORTS SCORES AP-Scorecard Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final Orlando 100 Brooklyn 93 Final L-A Clippers 122 Charlotte 117 Final L-A Lakers 112 Boston 104 Final Toronto 94 Washington 91 Final OT Chicago 102 Indiana 100 Final Minnesota 94 Utah 80 Final Dallas 114 Golden State 91 Final San ...
SPORTS AP-CO–Sports Right Now,958Latest Colorado sports CAVALIERS-NUGGETS
DENVER (AP) – LeBron James scored 34 points on the eve of his 31st birthday, Iman Shumpert added a season-high 16 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Denver Nuggets 93-87 on Tuesday night. Kevin Love had eight points and 14 rebounds to help Cleveland finish off a four-game West ...
SPORTS BRONCOS WIN OVERTIME THRILLER, PLAYOFF BOUND
DENVER (AP) – The Denver Broncos are headed to the playoffs with last night’s 20-17 overtime win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Denver can earn the top seed in the AFC with a win over San Diego and a loss by New England at Miami next weekend.
DENVER (AP) – Last ...
SPORTS NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Final Atlanta 20 Carolina 13 Final Chicago 26 Tampa Bay 21 Final Kansas City 17 Cleveland 13 Final Buffalo 16 Dallas 6 Final Houston 34 Tennessee 6 Final Indianapolis 18 Miami 12 Final OT N-Y Jets 26 New England 20 Final Baltimore 20 Pittsburgh 17 Final Detroit 32 San Francisco 17 ...
KMTS Basketball: Glenwood Sweeps Delta in League Openers GLENWOOD SPRINGS (12/18/15) – The Glenwood Springs Lady Demons, after a 16-4 2014-15 season lost all five starters to graduation. A young and inexperienced team struggled mightily through the pre-season, but first-year coach Rhonda Moser stressed fundamentals and improvement as the Demons lost four of five games, including a 50-point thrashing by Centauri and ...
SPORTS SUNDAY SCORES Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events:
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
FinalNew Orleans24Tampa Bay17
FinalKansas City10San Diego3
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Final OTOklahoma City104Utah98
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
FinalN-Y Islanders4New Jersey0
TOP-25 COLLEGE ...
SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
The Glenwood Demons split with the Montrose Indians in the opening games of the demon invitational last night. The Lady Demons lost 44-23 while the Glenwood boys came away with a 71-62 victory. Senior Cam Horning led all scorers with 21 points. Tonight, glenwood battles 3A powerhouse, Faith Christian at 6:30 ...