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

High School Volleyball All Conference Players

When votes were counted for the Western Slope 3A Player of the Year it was a three-way tie. Coal Ridge senior outside hitter Phoebe Young shares the honor with Delta junior Erika Kuta and senior Kammie Henderson of Cedaredge.  Young’s Coal Ridge teammate Taylor Wiescamp was named first team all conference. The senior recently signed … Read more

Happy Hour at Home Bill Goes to State Senate

DENVER (AP) – People in Colorado may keep celebrating happy hour at home with beverages from their favorite restaurants after the state House passed a measure to extend the sale of to-go cocktails past the coronavirus pandemic. The House unanimously advanced the bill to the Senate on Wednesday. A previous executive order from Democratic Gov. … Read more

Broncos Take Cornerback in First Round of Draft

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos bypassed quarterbacks Justin Fields and Mac Jones to select Alabama cornerback Pat Surtain II in the first round of the NFL draft. The surprising move comes one day after new general manager George Paton acquired veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the Carolina Panthers in exchange for a sixth-round … Read more

Colorado Rockies Make a Change at the Top

DENVER (AP) – Jeff Bridich is stepping down as general manager of the Colorado Rockies. The mutual agreement between Bridich and the team ends a tenure that included two playoff appearances and a falling out with Nolan Arenado that ultimately led to the All-Star third baseman’s trade. Bridich was in his seventh season as GM. … Read more

Rockies Struggle to Find a Winning Formula

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Anthony DeSclafani pitched a three-hitter, Evan Longoria had a two-run double and an RBI single after sitting out three games with a sore left hamstring, and the San Francisco Giants routed the Colorado Rockies 12-0. Mauricio Dubon drove in four runs and Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the sixth … Read more