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Peaty, Hosszu extend dominance at swim worlds
Peaty, Hosszu extend dominance at swim worlds

July 22, 2019

GWANGJU, South Korea — Adam Peaty became the first man to win a third 100-meter breaststroke title at the world swimming championships on Monday night. Katinka Hosszu of Hungary also added more gold to her...


Letter: Motorists need to know bicyclist rights

July 22, 2019

Being a frequent bicyclist, I’m used to prolonged horn-honking, profanities, aggressive passing, howling turbo chargers, and even trucks rolling coal in my face.  This past Saturday, while riding in the barely visible bicycle lane on...


Letter: History experienced, thanks to Rifle

July 22, 2019

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, arguably one of the greatest achievements of mankind.  Fifty years ago I was at Scout summer camp at Rifle Falls during the Apollo...


Business Briefs July 23, 2019

July 22, 2019

Caverns honors employees Last month, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park honored its two longest-term employees. Bob Koper was the first employee the Beckleys hired when they opened in 1999. He was a manager and the first...




27th Street Bridge closure begins Thursday
27th Street Bridge closure begins Thursday

July 22, 2019

The city of Glenwood Springs anticipates “significant traffic” delays as the 27th Street Bridge will close beginning Thursday evening and extending through early Monday morning.






Carbondale may look beyond the plastic bag ban
Carbondale may look beyond the plastic bag ban

July 22, 2019

Two months after Carbondale leaders balked at banning plastic bags at every store, the town's Environmental Board wants the town to develop a plan to reduce most kinds of plastics, and expand the bag ban.


Aspen Mountain’s base development plan blows up
Aspen Mountain’s base development plan blows up

July 22, 2019

A top city of Aspen official said it felt like a “punch to the gut” when a key developer walked away from the voter-approved Lift One corridor project at the base of Aspen Mountain last week. Lift...




Memories & Milestones
Memories & Milestones

July 21, 2019

Wardlaw 50th anniversary celebration Len and Cindy Wardlaw were married on July 19, 1969, at University Christian Church in Wichita, Kansas. Len had served in the Air Force. Cindy was an RN at Wesley Medical...



Rockies beat Yanks 8-4 to stop slide
Rockies beat Yanks 8-4 to stop slide

July 21, 2019

NEW YORK — For all the talk of an imminent turnaround, James Paxton has not been much of an improvement over Sonny Gray for the New York Yankees. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run for...


Lowry wins British Open in return to Emerald Isle
Lowry wins British Open in return to Emerald Isle

July 21, 2019

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The outcome was never in doubt to just about everyone but Shane Lowry. A year ago, he sat in the parking lot at Carnoustie and cried after missing the cut in...