• Massive Firework Shot Over Colorado Breaks World Record STEAMBOAT SPRINGS(AP) – A firework launched over Steamboat Springs set a record as the world’s largest aerial firework. The 2,800-pound shell flew 2,200 feet above the Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival before it burst on Saturday night. The explosion turned the sky bright red and drew gasps from the crowd. Guinness World Records representatives witnessed and ...
  • Skier Dies on Colorado Ski Area STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (AP) – A skier died at Steamboat  after falling into a tree well.  53-year-old Frank Maimone of Philadelphia was found on an expert ski trail Saturday afternoon. Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg says Maimone died at the UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Ski Patrol performed CPR throughout Maimone’s ...
  • Additional Weather Related Closures for Friday February 7th 2020 GLENWOOD SPRINGS—The list of closures and cancellations continue to snowball.  Glenwood Springs city hall is closed for the day. Officials opened the doors at 10 o’clock this morning, (two hours later than usual) but decided to close for the day due to the snow and hazardous driving conditions. The Glenwood Springs Community Center closed early ...
  • February 7th Closures Here is the list of closures for today. We’ll add to this list as necessary. Any organization on this list has declared a snow day for today and will be closed unless otherwise indicated. All Aspen Schools are closed including, but not limited to: Aspen School District, Wildwood School, Aspen Community School, Aspen Country Day. CMC Carbondale, ...
  • February 6th & 7th Closures All Aspen Schools will be closed Friday including, but not limited to: Aspen School District, Wildwood School, Aspen Community School, Aspen Country Day. CMC Spring Valley, Glenwood Center, & Rifle classes canceled after 3:00 this afternoon. All Eagle County schools will be closed Friday. Bingo Night at the Glenwood Elks Lodge has been canceled, & the lodge is ...
  • Former FBI Agent to Investigate Steamboat School STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The Steamboat Springs School District has hired a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to conduct an investigation into a high school’s culture related to student claims of sexual harassment or sexual assault. The district hired Jane Quimby of Quimby and Associates in Grand Junction to investigate complaints that female ...
  • KMTS BASKETBALL: Demons Remain Perfect on Road Show in Palisade PALISADE (2/1/20) – The scripts remained the same as the Glenwood Springs boys and girls basketball teams won two more road games Saturday in Palisade. The girls quickly overcame another brief first-quarter offensive struggle as Natalya Taylor continued her sensational scoring surge, pumping in 17 points as the Lady Demons won their eighth straight, ...
  • Aspen SkiCo Raises Money for Australian Wildfire Relief Fund Aspen—The Aspen Skiing Company helped raise almost $32,000 for the Australian Wildfire Relief Fund. SkiCo launched the fundraising effort earlier this month and took donations through January 26th, Australia Day. With a $12,500 matching donation from the Family Fund, SkiCo sent a check the Australian Red Cross for $31,719.00. Over $70,000 worth of prizes were ...
  • Colorado Mountain College Tuition Hike Glenwood Springs/Vail—Tuition at Colorado College is going up in the fall. At it’s meeting Wednesday in Vail, CMC’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tuition increase of $5.00 per credit hour for in-state or in-district students.  Out-of-state students will pay an extra $13.00 per credit hour for the 2020-21 school year.  Trustees also approved new ...
  • Garfield County’s 1041 Powers Considered for Gravel, Mining Regulations Glenwood Springs—Garfield County’s authority regarding land use decisions is being questioned, tested and possibly changed.  After a special one hour meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Board of Commissioners gave the community development department it’s marching orders to revise the county’s gravel and mining regulations applying the state-approved 1041 land use powers.  The elephant in the room ...