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 ...
GARCO BOARD ENDORSES WATER RIGHTS BILL
Glenwood Springs—With a unanimous vote this morning, the Garfield County Board of Commissioners ratified a letter of support for a federal bill to protect water rights. Commissioner Tom Jankovsky says Congressman Scott Tipton’s “Water Rights Preservation Act” is an important piece of legislation that would save millions of dollars for ...
FLAGS AT HALF STAFF FOR GJ NAVY SEAL
Grand Junction—In honor of the Navy SEAL from Grand Junction who was killed two weeks ago in a parachuting accident, flags on state buildings have been lowered to half staff. 27 year old Remington J. Peters died during a Memorial Day parachute demonstration over the Hudson River. The ...
- SPORTS, JUNE 1ST
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
Glenwood Springs–Michaela Mansfield was named the Player of the Year in the Western Slope 4A. Glenwood Head Coach Steve White was named the Coach of the Year. In 3A, Aspen Skiers’ Junior Sally McGuren was voted the 2012 Player of the Year while ...
- SPORTS, MAY 30TH
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Rifle–The best high school baseball players on the western slope got to display their skills one more time last night in Rifle at the All-Star game. The 3A Western Slope All Stars beat the 4A team 11 to 2.
Denver–The Colorado Rockies had yesterday off after Monday’s doubleheader sweep over the Houston ...
- SPORTS, MAY 29TH
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Rifle–Tonight, the best 3A and 4A baseball players on the Western Slope will play one final game. The Western Slope All Star game at Cooper Field in Rifle will begin at 6:30.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons football team will hold spring practice this week in preparation for summer camps and ...
- SPORTS, MAY 25TH
CINCINNATI (AP) – The Rockies put catcher Ramon Hernandez on the
15-day disabled list Friday with a strained left hand that has
bothered him for several days and made it difficult to grip a bat
tightly. Colorado called up catcher Wil Nieves from Triple-A Colorado
Springs to take his spot. They also transferred infielder Hector
Gomez from the 15-day disabled ...
- SPORTS, MAY 24TH
MIAMI (AP) – Troy Tulowitzki (too-loh-WIT’-skee) homered and
drove in four runs to help Alex White earn his first victory this
year, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a six-game losing streak
Wednesday by beating the Miami Marlins 8-4.
White (1-3) had lost six consecutive starts since September. He
gave up four runs in six innings.
The Rockies, who blew early leads ...
- 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 ...