Rockies Beat Brewers, Shift Players

DENVER (AP) – Troy Tulowitzki homered early, then doubled to start a two-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday. Michael Cuddyer, Dexter Fowler and Corey Dickerson also homered for the Rockies, who salvaged a split of their 10-game homestand. Yuniesky Betancourt and Norichika Aoki … Read more

Health Care Reform Resources

This article contains links to both General Resources and Insurance Carrier Websites. You will find contact information for our guests at the end of this article. You can listen to today’s program here: General Resources: Connect for Health Colorado Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (full text) hr 3590 engrossed.pdf US Health and … Read more

New Fire Today Near the Garfield / Rio Blanco County Line

     RANGELY, Colo. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials say a wind-driven wildfire about 20 miles southeast of Rangely has prompted the evacuation of a youth camp as a precaution.        Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Michael Joos says about 40 kids and half a dozen adults were asked to leave Wednesday afternoon. He says the camp is in no … Read more

Rapids Coach, Defender Suspended by MLS

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – Colorado Rapids coach Oscar Pareja and defender Hendry Thomas have been suspended one game by MLS for their actions against San Jose last week. Both served their suspensions Wednesday when the Rapids travel to Chicago. They each drew fines from the league as well. Pareja drew a suspension when he left his area … Read more

Blue Jays Beat Rockies 8-3, Oswalt to Start Today

TORONTO (AP) – Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer, J.P. Arencibia and Maicer Izturis added back-to-back shots and the Toronto Blue Jays won their seventh straight game, beating the Colorado Rockies 8-3 Tuesday night. Toronto has its longest winning streak since a 10-game run in late 2008. Esmil Rogers (3-2) worked 6 2-3 innings to beat his former team … Read more

Hallmark Channel Show to be Filmed in Telluride

DENVER (AP) – The Hallmark Channel says it will film a television series in Telluride this summer, and state officials credit a revamped film incentives program for bringing the show to Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper joined officials from the channel and lawmakers in making the announcement Tuesday. The series “When Calls the Heart” is supposed to be set … Read more

Radar Shows Tornado at Denver International Airport

DENVER (AP) – The National Weather Service says radar shows a tornado briefly touched down over the east runways of Denver International Airport, where thousands of people took shelter in bathrooms and stairwells until a tornado warning passed. There are no immediate reports of damage. Weather service meteorologist Kyle Fredin says a 97 mph gust was … Read more

Evacuation Order Lifted Along Highway 325

Ward Gulch Fire Managers have lifted the evacuation order for residents who live along State Highway 325.  The road is still closed to non-residents and the evacuation order may be reinstated if the fire changes direction. The fire grew to 485 acres today and is currently 65% contained. Rifle Falls State Park and Rifle Mountain … Read more

Expect Lots of Fire Aircraft in the Air Again Today

The Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit says you can expect a lot of air activity again today as firefighters continue to battle the Ward Gulch Fire as well as fires in Moab and Craig. Ward Gulch commanders say they are optimistic about their progress over the last day.

June 16 Ward Gulch Fire Update

Due to more accurate mapping of the fire area, officials have now adjusted the total area burned by the Ward Gulch Fire up to 682 acres.  The size of the fire has not changed significantly, just the mapping method, making the size estimate more accurate.  They say the fire remains 15% contained, but it has not crossed … Read more