GLENWOOD CONSIDERS MINI-ROUNDABOUT
Glenwood Springs—A mini-roundabout is being considered at the busy intersection of 27th and Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. SGM Design Engineer Lee Barger went before the city council Thursday night to explain how a smaller roundabout could keep traffic flowing smoothly in both directions, especially during peak travel times. Barger says ...
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
Craig—The Rifle Lady Bears did it again. They captured their 7th team title of the season by winning the Moffat County Invitational Tuesday in Craig.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
The Roaring Fork Rams lost to the visiting Hotchkiss Bulldogs 14 to 3. Today at 4, the Glenwood Demons hope to snap a ...
TAX WOES CLOSE POPULAR RIFLE EATERY
Rifle—For the second time in three months, a Rifle business has been forced to close due to tax problems. The popular breakfast hangout, Base Camp was recently seized by the state for nonpayment of taxes. Plastered on the front door of the restaurant on East 3rd Street is ...
GLENWOOD CITY MANAGER SEARCH DOWN TO TWO
Glenwood Springs—One of the three finalists for the Glenwood Springs City Manager’s job has dropped out. Former Palmer, Alaska City Manager Joe Hannan has pulled his name from consideration to take another job. That makes it a two-person contest between Debra Figueroa, the Assistant Borough Manager in Carlisle, Pennsylvania ...
ROLLOVER NEAR SILT INJURES TWO
Silt—Two women in their early 20’s were injured, one seriously, after being ejected during a rollover accident yesterday morning near Silt. According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the women were heading east on I-70 just after 10:30 am when the driver of the 2000 Nissan Maxima drifted ...
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
MLB / ROCKIES
Denver—The Colorado Rockies send heralded rookie Jon Gray to the hill tonight to face the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field in his major league debut. The NL West leading Dodgers counter with veteran southpaw Scott Kazmir.
ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS….
DENVER (AP) – Denver is celebrating its new train service between downtown and the airport. The train – officially called the University of Colorado A line – began running between Union Station and Denver International Airport on Friday filled with dignitaries.
UNDATED (AP) – Colorado lawmakers are following up on promises to change the state’s system ...
JORDAN COVE LNG PIPELINE
Rifle—A project that could pump billions of dollars into the economies of Colorado and across the northwest is still moving forward despite a rejection from the federal government. The Jordan Cove Liquid Natural Gas Pipeline aims to find new markets for a struggling industry. Bob Braddock, the Senior Project Adviser ...
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBAL SCORES
Glenwood Springs is scheduled to host the Rifle Bears today at 3 in West Glenwood, weather permitting.
The game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on the radio at 7.
Glenwood edged Eagle Valley last night at Stubler Memorial Field, 3 to 2.
Rifle lost ...
GARCO JOINS NEIGHBORS IN PROTEST OVER METHANE RULES
Glenwood Springs—Garfield County joined neighboring counties in opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules dealing with methane and waste reduction. A letter addressed to BLM Director Neil Kornze was originally drafted by the lead entity, Mesa County stating opposition to the “Waste Prevention, Production, Subject to ...