GARCO/KREMMLING WILDFIRE UPDATE
New Castle—The wildfire that broke out last night north of New Castle didn’t grow much overnight. It’s estimated to be about three acres. The forest service has a Type 1 crew dropping water on the blaze. The fire originated near Triangle Park and the turnoff to Meadow Lake. Officials aren’t sure what sparked ...
4TH OF JULY HEAT IS ON
Undated—To avoid losing your independence on Independence Day, don’t drink and drive. 98 law enforcement agencies across Colorado will have extra officers and deputies working overtime to keep drunk and stoned drivers off the road. The 4th of July falls on a Tuesday and many agencies will begin the “Heat ...
MORE DELAYS FOR CARBONDALE CITY MARKET
Carbondale—Carbondale residents are wondering if a new City Market and gas station will ever get off the ground. The town council granted Kroger, the nation’s top grocery store chain a 90 day extension to work out a few problems. It’s the sixth time the long suffering council has granted an ...
WANTED GARCO MAN CAUGHT
Glenwood Springs/Arvada—The last time Michael Rosinski was in Garfield County he was barricaded in a home in Canyon Creek. When he returns he’ll be in handcuffs. The 38 year old man with over a half dozen felony warrants was taken into custody along with his wife by the Arvada Police Department. Rosinkski ...
BLM, GARCO IMPOSE FIRE RESTRICTIONS
Silt— Stage 1 fire restrictions begin June 27 in Garfield County for unincorporated private lands and Bureau of Land Management-administered lands. Fire managers base decisions about fire restrictions on specific moisture measurements in vegetation and other risk factors. “Despite a good snowpack year, recent hot and dry weather has created high fire ...
WEST SLOPE ARSONIST SOUGHT
Redvale—Authorities say a series of wildfires that broke out along the border of Colorado’s Montrose and San Miguel counties might have been set on purpose.The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office states the five wildfires were all contained be early Thursday afternoon. The fires didn’t cause any injuries, evacuations or property damage. San Miguel ...
SOPRIS HIKERS RESCUED
Carbondale—Two older men from Kansas got lost hiking around Mount Sopris last night and needed a rescue team escort back to the trailhead. Pitkin County Dispatchers got a call around 6:30 from a 65 year old man who said he and his friend were east of Thomas Lakes and were struggling to get ...
WESTERN SLOPE PASTOR ON TREASURE HUNT, MISSING
Grand Junction— Authorities say a pastor from Grand Junction who has been reported missing in New Mexico was searching for a famous hidden treasure. New Mexico State Police Lt. Elizabeth Armijo confirmed family members told authorities that Paris Wallace had come to the Espanola area to search for a chest ...
DEAD DOG FIRE TRIPLES IN SIZE
CRAIG— (AP) – One of two large wildfires burning in northwestern Colorado has grown to more than 17,000 acres but firefighters have managed to contain 10 percent of the fire. Wind gusts of over 70 mph on Monday fueled the growth of the Dead Dog Fire north of Rangely.
MUNICH SHOOTER ...
- Nine Rafters Rescued from Roaring Fork River
Seven adults and two children were rescued by emergency responders from the Roaring Fork River today. According to a press release from the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, the group’s raft became stuck under logs near Aspen Glen and the occupants of the raft subsequently became stranded on a small island.
Rescuers were able ...
- SPORTS, MAY 23RD
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS STATE GOLF TOURNEY
Rifle–Rifle High School Junior Taylor Walters shot a two day total 7 over par, 153 and took 7th place in the Colorado State High School Golf Tournament in Greeley.
Grand Junction–A half dozen local girls will play in the 6th annual Western Slope All-Star Softball classic tonight at Bergman Field at ...
- COAL RIDGE BOY’S RELAY TEAM WINS GOLD
Lakewood,CO.-Coal Ridge High School has it’s first state championship. This afternoon, the Titans Boy’s won the 3A 4 x 200 meter relay with a time of 1:29.49. The team of Raul Oyarzabal, Chris Contreras, Samuel Diedrich and Cody Walls beat runner-up Berthoud by over two seconds. Rifle, last year’s ...
- SPORTS, MAY 16TH
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD
Lakewood, CO–Dozens of athletes from Aspen to Parachute will be competing in the Colorado State Track and Field meet at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood. The gates open at 7:30 Thursday morning and the meet concludes on Saturday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Marco Scutaro homered off closer Santiago
Casilla to lead off the ninth ...
- SPORTS, MAY 14TH
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bobby Abreu (uh-BRAY’-oo) hit a three-run
double and A.J. Ellis added a three-run homer during a sixth-inning
rally Sunday that carried Ted Lilly and the Los Angeles Dodgers to
an 11-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies are in San Francisco for a quick two-game set with the Giants.
DENVER (AP) – ...
- SPORTS, MAY 11TH
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF SOCCER
The Glenwood Lady Demons take on Air Academy in a sweet 16 game in Colorado Springs tonight at 7.
The Coal Lady Titans the Roaring Fork Lady Rams play their sweet 16 games tomorrow. Coal Ridge plays Saint Mary’s at 1 o’clock. The Lady Rams try to ...
- SPORTS, MAY 10TH
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF SOCCER
The Coal Ridge Titans advanced to the sweet 16 with yesterday’s 1 to nothing win over visiting Telluride. The Lady Titans will hit the road to play number 4 Saint Mary’s this Saturday at 1 o’clock. The Roaring Fork Lady Rams are also moving on to ...
- SPORTS, MAY 9TH
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF SOCCER
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Lady Demons beat Frederick last night 21 to 1 to advance to the Sweet 16. Savanna Pearson scored both goals for Glenwood. The Lady Demons will take on number 5 Air Academy this Friday night in Colorado Springs.
Coal Ridge hosts Telluride today ...
- SPORTS, MAY 8TH
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFFS
The Glenwood Lady Demons will host Frederick tonight at 7 o’clock in a first round game.
The Lady Titans welcome Telluride to Coal Ridge High School tomorrow afternoon at 3. Aspen hosts Denver Christian at 5. Roaring Fork plays at The Academy and Basalt is ...
- KMTS BASEBALL: Glenwood Sweeps Into Playoffs
CRAIG (5/512) — Glenwood baseball coach Eric Nieslanik tried something he\’d never done before, and it helped the Demons reach a goal that\’s eluded them for three years and insured a doubleheader sweep of Moffat County, 18-1 and 6-5, Saturday in the regular season finale.
When Cody Derby, who was ...
- SPORTS, MAY 4TH
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
Coal Ridge shutout Basalt 2 to nothing but had to settle for second place in the
Western Slope behind the Aspen Skiers who beat Vail Mountain School 4 to 3 in overtime.
Glenwood will be in Craig today for the Moffat County Invitational.
TRACK AND FIELD
The Coal Ridge Titans are in Cedaradge today for the Bruin ...