Author Archives: Ron Milhorn

Nuggets Shock Clippers in Game 7 to Advance to Western Conference Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Denver’s dynamic duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led another stunning turnaround as the Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009. Murray scored 40 points, Nikola Jokic … Continue reading

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Basalt & Meeker Split Double Header

MEEKER—The Basalt Longhorns split a doubleheader with the Meeker Cowboys Tuesday.  The Lady Horns took the first game 8 to 5 while Meeker stormed back on their home field in the second game, with an 18-3 victory.

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Palisade Ends Rifle’s Winning Streak

PALISADE—The Palisade Bulldogs clinched the Western Slope League title and an automatic birth in the state softball tournament by defeating the Rifle Bears 11 to 0 in a five inning, mercy-ruled game.  Palisade starting pitcher Mikayla Talbott was dominant striking … Continue reading

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Fangio Blames Himself for Broncos’ Loss Monday Night

DENVER (AP) – The Denver Broncos have surrendered the lead inside of 30 seconds a half dozen times in Vic Fangio’s 17 games as their head coach. The latest one resulted in a gut-wrenching loss to the Tennessee Titans and … Continue reading

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COVID Case at Riverside Middle School

NEW CASTLE—At least 66 students and five teachers at Riverside Middle School in New Castle will be spending the next two weeks at home after someone tested positive for COVID-19. According to reports from the Garfield RE-2 District Office, officials … Continue reading

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Von Miller Undergoes Surgery, & The Broncos Take on the Titans

ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller has undergone surgery to repair a dislodged ankle tendon. The Broncos are hopeful Miller could be back in three months but there’s also a possibility Miller’s season is over before it … Continue reading

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High School Softball

PALISADE—In a non-league match up, the 2A Basalt Longhorns fell to the 3A Palisade Bulldogs 9 to 4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E Basalt 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4 7 0 Palisade … Continue reading

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Monday Night Football Changes Theme Song Again…

(AP) – ESPN is switching from country to rock for their “Monday Night Football” theme song. The season will feature a new version of Little Richard’s hit “Rip It Up.” Hank Williams Jr. had sung the theme song for years … Continue reading

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Grizzly Creek Fire Update: Coffee Pot Road Set to Reopen

Glenwood Springs—Coffee Pot Road will finally reopen to the public tomorrow (Saturday, September 12th) after being closed for over a month by the Grizzly Creek Fire.  Officials with the Bureau of Land Management and the White River National Forest say … Continue reading

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Park Ranger Dies

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Authorities say a park ranger is dead after going missing on a reservoir near Fort Collins following what they called a “strong wind event.” The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office says the ranger was on boat patrol Thursday … Continue reading

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