NEWS OIL AND GAS BALLOT MEASURES FALL SHORT OF SIGNATURES
Denver—The oil and gas industry in Colorado is breathing a sigh of relief. Two ballot measures that aimed to add more limitations to drilling operations will not be on the November 8th ballot. According to Secretary of State Wayne Williams, both Initiatives 75 and 78 were rejected ...
News GW ATTORNEY CHARGED IN ASSAULT OF FORMER JUDGE/BOYFRIEND
Glenwood Springs—A Glenwood Springs immigration and defense attorney in facing criminal charges for allegedly beating her boyfriend during a recent late night altercation at a local motel. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 39 year old Lucette Laffoom slapped, hit, bit and broke the thumb ...
NEWS FOUR RESCUED OFF PITCO PEAKS
Aspen—It was a busy Monday for Mountain Rescue Aspen crews. Four stranded mountain climbers in Pitkin County had to be helped out after getting stuck in rough terrain and socked in by nasty weather conditions. According to reports from the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, a man and a woman were rescued ...
NEWS ILLINOIS MAN HIT AND KILLED ON I-70
Glenwood Springs—A man was hit and killed by an SUV late last night a mile west of Glenwood Springs while trying to alert oncoming cars that he had just hit an elk. According to information from the Colorado State Patrol, 68 year old Donald Salisbury of Streator, Illinois, was ...
NEWS SPRING CREEK 2 FIRE NEAR FULL CONTAINMENT
PARACHUTE—Firefighters hope to fully contain the nearly week old Spring Creek 2 Fire burning near Parachute by the end of the day. The lightning-sparked fire near the Garfield/Mesa County line initially forced the evacuation of about two dozen homes and has destroyed some outbuildings, trailers and vehicles.
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NEWS SPRING CREEK 2 FIRE NEAR FULL CONTAINMENT
Parachute—The Spring Creek 2 Fire near Parachute is now 90 percent contained. The fire that was sparked by lightning last Friday evening, remains at 621 acres thanks to wildfire crews securing fire lines and primary structures in the area. Four outbuildings, three vehicles and three trailers were ...
NEWS BODY FOUND IN CARBONDALE DITCH
Carbondale—A gruesome discovery was made by children at a Carbondale park last night. The youngsters found a man’s body floating in an irrigation ditch during a concert in the park. Authorities are trying to identify the man and the cause of death.
SPRING CREEK 2 FIRE PROGRESS
Parachute—Evacuation orders were lifted last night ...
NEWS LOCAL HOTEL PART OF NATIONWIDE COMPUTER HACK
Snowmass—One local hotel was among 20 in the nation to be targeted by computer hackers who collected names, credit card account numbers, expiration dates and verification codes. According to hotel operator HEI Hotels and Resorts, the Westin Snowmass Resort in Snowmass Village was the only property in Colorado ...
NEWS GARCO LANDFILL FUTURE OPERATIONS DISCUSSED
Glenwood Springs—A professional firm may take over management of the West Garfield County landfill. The Board of Commissioners are considering an offer from Carbondale-based Heartland Environmental Services to take over the day-to-day operations. Larry Giroux with Heartland says it’s a business plan to make the landfill more efficient, not ...
NEWS GW CANYON OPEN TODAY
Glenwood Springs—Motorists got a pleasant surprise this morning from the Colorado Department of Transportation…Glenwood Canyon was not closed as scheduled. C-DOT crews were able to finish rockfall mitigation work during Wednesday’s 6-hour closure of I-70 sooner than expected thanks to favorable conditions. Officials say a Blackhawk Helicopter was able to safely fly ...
SPORTS, MARCH 20TH HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
Coal Ridge and Aspen kicked to a 1-1 tie yesterday. Today, Coal Ridge welcomes Eagle Valley, Roaring Fork travels to Basalt, Aspen heads west to Grand Valley and Rifle welcomes Rangely.
Denver–The Denver Broncos and future Hall of Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning have agreed to terms on a ...
SPORTS, MARCH 19TH DENVER BRONCOS
Denver–Future Hall of Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning has decided to finish his career in the Mile High City. ESPN reported this morning that Manning instructed his agent to negotiate a deal with the Broncos. The network is also reporting that Tim Tebow will be traded.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Kansas slipped ...
SPORTS, MARCH 16TH HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
The Roaring Fork Lady Rams defeated Grand Valley 5 to 2 while Colorado Rocky Mountain School shutout Rifle 4-zip.
Glenwood hosts Telluride today at 4.
Glenwood heads south today for this weekend’s Montrose Invitational.
Glenwood welcomes Steamboat to town for a game tomorrow morning at 10 and will take on Middle Park tomorrow afternoon ...
SPORTS, MARCH 15TH HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
Rifle hosts Colorado Rocky Mountain School and Grand Valley travels to Roaring Fork for games today at 4 o’clock.
Glenwood plays at Aspen today at 4.
DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper is promoting March Madness
He’s signed a proclamation declaring Thursday as “CSU and CU
are Dancing Day” and has ordered that the schools’ flags ...
SPORTS, MARCH 14TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Rifle defeated Coal Ridge 7 to 2.
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
Glenwood Springs beat Battle Mountain 3 to 2. Aspen beat Roaring Fork in double overtime 2 to 1. Coal Ridge blanked Rifle 7-zip.
According to inside sources, Future Hall of Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning has narrowed his choices of ...
SPORTS, MARCH 13TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Rifle–The Rifle Bears host the Coal Ridge Titans this afternoon at 4 o’clock at Deerfield Park. You can catch the game live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight at 7.
Three games are scheduled this afternoon and tonight. Rifle plays at Coal Ridge at 4. Roaring Fork ...
SPORTS, MARCH 12TH NCAA Men’s Basketball
Men’s college basketball is alive and well in the state of Colorado. Both the CU Buffaloes and the CSU Rams are going to the big dance. The Buffs earned an automatic birth by winning the first ever Pac-12 tournament this past weekend. They earned an ...
SPORTS, MARCH 9TH High School Soccer
The Glenwood Lady Demons came away from Montrose yesterday with a 2-2 tie. Meanwhile, Coal Ridge lost to the Lady Bulldogs in Palisade 2 to 1.
High School Baseball
The Rifle Bears open up the new season at home Saturday against the Aspen Skiers. The first game ...
SPORTS, MARCH 7TH DENVER (AP) – Jamie McGinn scored the first of a four-goal
flurry in the second period and Semyon Varlamov (var-LAH’-mawf)
stopped 21 shots as the Colorado Avalanche beat the struggling
Minnesota Wild 7-1 on Tuesday night.
Jay McClement, Jan Hejda (yahn HAY’-dah), Mark Olver, Ryan
O’Reilly, David Jones and Cody McLeod also scored for the
Avalanche, who have won six of ...
SPORTS, MARCH 6TH Denver–The Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings last night in overtime, 119-116. Arron Afflalo scored a career high 32 points to lead the Nuggets.
Denver–The Denver Broncos named placekicker Matt Prater their franchise player. That means the Broncos can match any offers other teams may make to the NFL’s strongest, most accurate ...