New State Lawmakers Sworn in During Brief Session

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s Democrat-led Legislature convened a three-day session to swear in new members and adjust several pandemic relief laws before adjourning until February because of coronavirus safety concerns. The 2021 session began Wednesday amid national warnings of possible protests at state capitols in the run-up to Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration on Jan. … Read more

Garfield County Sponsors Burn Area Mitigation Work

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Property owners who were impacted last summer by the Grizzly Creek and Pine Gulch fires won’t have to worry about paying to repair and restore the massive burn scar left behind. The Garfield County Board of Commissioners recently agreed to sponsor the Burn Area Mitigation Work under the Emergency Watershed Protection Plan. The federal … Read more

Pitkin County Goes “Red” This Weekend

ASPEN—Pitkin County is going to level red on the COVID dial this weekend. County health officials say the tighter restrictions will apply to all sectors. Starting this Sunday, January 17th at one minute past midnight, indoor dining will be banned and the last call for alcohol will be at 8 o’clock. Ski areas will be … Read more

Roaring Fork High School Cancels In Person Learning

CARBONDALE—Classes at Roaring Fork High School had to switch to virtual learning after a few students got sick. According to reports from the school and the RE-1 District office, four students began vomiting and experiencing severe headaches on Monday. Even though the symptoms are not commonly linked to COVID-19,  they were tested and sent home … Read more

Colorado Mountain College – Continuing Education

An overview of the continuing education classes offered by CMC.  The changes & adaptations that have had to be made during the pandemic. http://www.kmtsaudio.com/audio/Connections/01-11-2021%20Annmarie%20Deter,%20Emily%20Ipsen,%20Colorado%20Mountain%20College%20Continuing%20Education.mp3

Nuggets Hit .500 for the First Time This Season

NEW YORK (AP) – Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in another short night, and the Denver Nuggets reached .500 for the first time this season with a 114-89 victory over the New York Knicks last night. The Nuggets opened 1-4 after reaching the Western Conference finals last season, but have … Read more

Religious Leaders Weigh in on COVID Vaccine

In a growing consensus, religious leaders at the forefront of the U.S. anti-abortion movement are telling followers that the leading vaccines available to combat COVID-19 are acceptable to take. The basic message: the leading vaccines have only a remote and indirect connection to lines of cells derived from aborted fetuses. The U.S. Conference of Catholic … Read more

Two More Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Variant in Colorado

DENVER (AP) – Colorado health officials have confirmed two more cases of a strain of the coronavirus believed to be more contagious, giving the state a total of three confirmed cases. Officials said Thursday they are also investigating a fourth suspected case of the variant that emerged in Britain. One of the new confirmed cases … Read more

CU – UCLA Game Canceled

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ninth-ranked UCLA will not play Colorado this afternoon because the Bruins do not have enough healthy players. Coach Cori Close says the Bruins will not meet the Pac-12 Conference’s minimum of seven healthy scholarship players ahead of the game. UCLA is hoping to reschedule the game for later in the season. … Read more