- Fiber Optic Cable Cut in Carbondale
UPDATE: After a nearly 12 hour outage, telephone and internet service was restored just after midnight.
Pitkin County officials say a severed fiber optic cable in the Carbondale area is to blame for a telephone and internet outage today.
Services affected include cellular and landline telephone as well as internet. Telephone service at Aspen Valley Hospital is ...
DOWNTOWN GW TRAFFIC REDUCED
Glenwood Springs—It took a few days for people to catch on but eventually the detours through Glenwood Springs paid dividends during the early stages of the Grand Avenue Bridge Project. Project spokesman Tom Newland says traffic counts were done the week after school started. He says between September 9th and the 15th ...
DEATH TOLL NOW UP TO THREE IN FRIDAY MORNING CRASH NEAR RIFLE
Rifle—Three members of a New Castle family including two young girls were killed early this morning after the SUV they were in hit a bear on westbound I-70 near Rifle and rolled several times through the median into the eastbound lanes. Four others in ...
DEADLY EARLY MORNING ROLLOVER NEAR RIFLE
Rifle—A man and a child were killed and five people were injured early this morning when a Chevy SUV hit a bear on westbound I-70 and rolled several times near Rifle. According to early reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the vehicle rolled through the median and into the eastbound ...
RIFLE CREW HELPING WITH SUMMIT COUNTY FIRE
Dillon—A 20-person hand crew from Rifle was sent to help fight the wind-whipped wildfire near Dillon. The Tenderfoot 2 fire has burned about 25 acres since late Monday but is 50 percent contained. The fire, burning in a large beetle-kill area of lodgepole pine trees along with sage and ...
NO MORE ARRESTS EXPECTED IN MAJOR DRUG BUST
Glenwood Springs—No additional arrests are anticipated in connection to a pair of huge drug rings that were busted by the Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT). Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario says they’ve taken everyone linked to the separate illicit drug operations that stretched across the Colorado River ...
PROGRESS ON FLAT TOPS FIRE
Meeker—The Himes Peak Fire in the Flat Tops Wilderness is now 25% contained. According to information from the Upper Colorado River Fire Management Unit, a water-dropping helicopter and several single engine air tankers were able to line about 90% of the fire with slurry. The size of the lightning-caused fire east ...
COLORADO UNDER SMOKY SKIES
Undated—The fires around the west forced state and local health officials to issue an Air Quality Health Advisory today. It was issued for most of Western Colorado including the following counties; Garfield, Eagle, Pitkin, Moffat, Delta, Gunnison, Jackson, Grand, Rio Blanco and Routt. The largest and nearest fire is outside of Steamboat ...
CARBONDALE ARTIST KILLED IN OREGON CRASH
Carbondale—A Carbondale artist and former Aspen Skiing Company ski instructor was killed recently in a single car accident in a remote part of Oregon. Authorities say 35 year old Angus Graham died this past Saturday when his car rolled down a steep embankment near the small town of Glendale in ...
GW ARTS CENTER NEEDS TO MOVE
Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is searching for a new home. Last night the city council held a special meeting and voted 5 to 1 to end the 10 dollar a year rental agreement of the old hydroelectric building. The center has until the end of the ...
- Sports, November 15th
ELVIS EXPECTS TO PLAY AGAINST CHARGERS SUNDAY
ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Elvis Dumervil plans to test his sprained left shoulder at practice Friday in hopes he can play Sunday against San Diego. The Denver Broncos’ two-time Pro Bowl defensive end was injured at Carolina last weekend but medical tests this week showed no torn muscles or ...
- Sports, November 14th
VONN OUT OF THE HOSPITAL
Lindsey Vonn has been released from Vail Valley Hospital two days after being admitted for severe intestinal pain.
Vonn’s publicist Lewis Kay says in an email that she’s “feeling much better and “resting comfortably at home.” He’s not sure when the four-time overall World Cup champion will return to skiing. ...
- Sports, November 13th
LINDSEY VONN STILL IN VAIL HOSPITAL
Lindsey Vonn remains hospitalized in Colorado with “severe intestinal pain” that has been affecting her for the past two weeks. Vonn’s spokesman, Lewis Kay, tells The Associated Press that “Lindsey remains in the hospital awaiting results from diagnostic testing for severe intestinal pain.” The four-time overall World Cup ...
- Sports, November 12th
GOOD NEWS FOR ELVIS
ENGLEWOOD (AP) – An MRI on Broncos defensive lineman Elvis Dumervil’s left shoulder Monday showed no tear.
Dumervil had two tackles and a forced fumble when he left Sunday’s 36-14 win over in the second quarter.
Coach John Fox said Monday that the injury was a muscle strain and the Broncos would know more ...
- KMTS FOOTBALL: Rifle Rolls Into State Second Round vs Roosevelt
RIFLE (11/10/12) — “We do what we do,” Rifle coach Damon Wells said before his team did just that in a 42-0 domination of Erie in the first round of the 3A state playoffs, Saturday. The win earns the Bears a second-round game at home against the Roosevelt Rough Riders, who outlasted Palisade, 21-15, and ...
- Rifle Hosts Erie in First Round Playoff Game Today
KMTS kicks off it’s 15th year of High School Football playoffs this afternoon.
- Sports, November 9th
HIGH SCHOOL 3A VOLLEYBALL STATE TOURNAMENT
Denver–The 11th seeded Roaring Fork Lady Rams take on Platte Valley this afternoon at 2 at the Denver Coliseum. Roaring Fork will then battle Eaton at 5 o’clock. The Lady Rams are led by the twin towers Hattie and Megan Gianinetti.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
Rifle–The number one ...
- Sports, November 8th
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFFS
Denver–The Coal Ridge Titans’ magical season came to a disappointing end last night at All-City Stadium in Denver. The Titans lost a final four match to Colorado Academy 3 to 1 to finish the year at 17 and 2. It was the most successful season in school history.
VOLLEYBALL STATE TOURNAMENT
- Sports, November 6th
UNDATED (AP) – The NBA schedule this evening consists of just three games. In Chicago, the Bulls are playing host to Orlando. The visiting Magic may not have Dwight Howard any longer but they are going for their first 3-0 start to a season in three years. The Magic started the season with wins over ...
- Sports, November 5th
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – It was early November in Cincinnati. The Broncos quarterback dropped back to pass and found a receiver open for a 30-yard gain. Four plays later, Denver scored the winning touchdown and John Elway, in his 16th and final season, had the 39th game-winning drive of the 40 he would engineer ...