High School Baseball Playoffs

The upstart Basalt Longhorns’ march toward a state championship continues this Friday as they take on the 4th ranked Titans of The Classical Academy. The 5th seeded Longhorns, coming off their surprising Region 4 championship, will battle the Titans at noon, June 18th at Frederick High School.  The winner will face either Lutheran or Colorado … Read more

Garfield County Bans Fireworks

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—So, you want fireworks on the Fourth of July?  You’ll be hard pressed to find them in Garfield County. With no moisture in sight for the foreseeable future, county commissioners had no choice but to follow the advice of experts and extend the prohibition on firework use in unincorporated Garfield County through July 5th.  … Read more

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Implemented at Local & Federal Levels

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Communities across the Western Slope are enacting Stage 1 fire restrictions. Pitkin County’s restrictions went into effect today while similar restrictions will go into effect at one minute past midnight this Friday in Glenwood Springs and across Eagle County. The precautionary measure is in response to the extreme fire danger throughout the back country. … Read more

Rockies Stumble after a Rare Road Win In Miami

MIAMI (AP) – Starling Marte had four hits, including a homer and double, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 11-4. Adam Duvall and Jazz Chisholm also went deep for the Marlins, who had 16 hits. Trevor Rogers allowed two runs and four hits in seven innings. Miami’s rookie left-hander struck out eight, walked … Read more

Avalanche Fall In the 2nd Round, Again

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Alex Pietrangelo scored his first goal of the postseason to break a tie and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 in Game 6 to advance to the Stanley Cup semifinals. Nick Holden, William Karlsson, Keegan Kolesar, William Carrier, and Max Pacioretty also scored for Vegas, which won four … Read more

Illegal Marijuana Grow & Distribution linked to Money Laundering

DENVER (AP) – Authorities say 21 people accused of illegally growing and distributing marijuana in Colorado have been indicted in an alleged money-laundering scheme. The Arapahoe County District Attorney’s office says in a news release Thursday that they grew and distributed marijuana throughout the Denver metro area, with facilities to grow and stash the drugs … Read more

Black Hills Energy Still Investigating December’s Gas Line Sabotage

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Black Hills Energy says it has spent about $1.4 million to repair sabotaged natural gas lines that cut heat to Aspen-area homes and businesses in late December. Police say they’re still investigating the incident, which cut service to roughly 3,500 residences for three days during the resort town’s peak winter season. … Read more