Council reappoints board members

Click photo to enlarge The Lamar City Council, Feb. 23, reappointed Burt Heckman to its airport board. He will serve another five-year term that will expire Feb. 1, 2020. The opening was advertised in the local media, per the city’s policies and procedures, and Heckman was the only one who applied for the position. The […]

Council endorses 9/11 monument

Click photo to enlarge During its Monday, Feb. 23, meeting, The Lamar City Council voted unanimously to support the memorial being planned by the Tri-State 9/11 Remembrance Committee. The memorial will be a shimmering offset shimmering heart, flanked by a helicopter and ambulance on either side planned for across from Mission Villanueva, while a Patriotic […]

GJFD puts out fire at the Monument Inn

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of a fire in a room at Grand Junction’s Monument Inn around 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. According to Shawn Montgomery with the Fire Department one person was evaluated on scene for smoke inhalation and minor burns but refused transport to an area hospital. Montgomery […]

Friends put on a memorial for two men that died in storage locker fire

GRAND JUNCTION, COLO. Friends and family of Thomas Smith and Tom Lintz gathered in Columbine Park on 28 1/2 Road to mourn the tragic loss of their loved ones. Friend Brandi Edlund said she was at Guardian Storage that Saturday night getting some of her belongings when the fire started. “It was so hard hearing […]

Silt man not wearing seatbelt, dies in rollover accident on I-70

SILT, Colo. A 24-year-old man was killed this morning after rolling the car he was driving on I-70 near Silt. David Greenwald – of Silt – was not wearing a seatbelt when he rolled the 2001 Volkswagen Passat he was driving on I-70 near mile marker 98 at around 2:30 Sunday morning. Greenwald was ejected […]

Up ‘Til Dawn’s all-night fundraising event Saturday

Up ‘Til Dawn is hosting their main fundraising event on Saturday from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. to collect funds and raise awareness for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event will take place at Colorado State University’s Recreation Center. Students participating in the event will partake in multiple activities, challenges and games that […]

Masonville Mercantile is a store nostalgic to the old west

Photo by Caitlyn Berman. Nestled in the foothills just past Horsetooth Reservoir, the Masonville Mercantile is truly a parlor to the past, showcasing racks of vintage-themed clothing, historic relics and true western culture. The eclectic collection of clothes, hats and accessories fits a variety of themes including Mardi Gras, western, masquerade and the trending steampunk look. “We […]

Made in Colorado: how the film industry is growing in our state

When you think about where movies are made, chances are you conjure mental pictures of sound stages in Los Angeles or glamorous locations around the world. However, there is a slowly but surely increasing trend of films being made on location throughout the United States. For years Canada has been the most popular location, as […]

Up to 2 feet expected in the mountains early this week

Steamboat Springs — Forecasters are predicting one to two feet of snow will fall in the mountains surrounding Steamboat Springs between Monday and Wednesday, with nearly a foot expected in town. A system dropping consistent snow in areas in southern Colorado is expected to begin hitting further north Monday, mixing with a strong cold front […]

Doak Walker Legends Award reunites old friends in Dallas

Steamboat Springs — When Steamboat Springs’ Rod Hanna saw Bo Jackson was set to receive the Doak Walker Legends Award, he knew he had to phone his friend. That friend is fellow Steamboater and Mountain Valley Bank President Dean Vogelaar. Well before Vogelaar became the bank’s president, he served as the vice president of public […]

Health briefs: Hep A vaccination recommended for travel

Hepatitis A vaccination recommended for travel The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association recommends people planning travel to Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America receive a Hepatitis A vaccination. Hepatitis A can be spread by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with the virus. Hepatitis A and other routine vaccinations are available during drop-in immunization […]

INVESTIGATOR COMPLETES ANTARCTIC COLD WATER TRIALS

The new Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator has returned to Hobart after successfully completing its cold water trials, which took the vessel to 65°S 146°E, which is about 2500 km south of Hobart. The Executive Director of the project to build and test the vessel, Toni Moate said the voyage to the ice-edge tested […]

One dead in icy crash

Modified: Sunday, Mar 1st, 2015 The corner of State and 6th Street was the center of attention this morning (Sunday, 3/1) as crews flattened the largest building in the economic development project. Water was constantly sprayed on the debris as demolition progressed. All of the debris is being hauled to the official landfill site between […]

Pink Elephant bites the dust! (See Video below)

Modified: Sunday, Mar 1st, 2015 The corner of State and 6th Street was the center of attention this morning (Sunday, 3/1) as crews flattened the largest building in the economic development project. Water was constantly sprayed on the debris as demolition progressed. All of the debris is being hauled to the official landfill site between […]

A brief chat with Black ‘N Blue

1980′s rockers Black ‘N Blue were lumped in with the glam metal scene that also included the likes of Motley Crue, Warrant, Poison and Ratt, though singer Jaime St. James believes that they were simply a hard rock group. They’re playing the Buffalo Rose in Golden on April 10, so we had a good chat […]

Friends put on a memorial for two men that died in storage locker fire

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Fruita Monument High School takes third place at Prostart Invitational cooking competition

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Fruita Monument High School senior Patricia Valdez started in the kitchen […]

From trains to trail on the Rio Grande

Railroads brought tourism, foundation for recreational trail to Roaring Fork Valley The Rio Grande Trail has become an immensely popular serpentine attraction for people traveling to the Roaring Fork Valley, and an important alternative for many locals who ride their bicycles to work each day to lessen their impact on the environment, get in a […]

Ice Hockey: Cherry Creek topples two-time state champion Ralston Valley to make Frozen Four

Sean DeKramer (28), a senior at Cherokee Trail High School, moves in to score the go-ahead goal for the Cherry Creek co-op ice hockey team with 1:25 remaining in the third period of the Bruins’ 4-1 win over Lewis-Palmer on Feb. 27 at the APEX Rec Center in Arvada. Cherry Creek went on to upset […]

Ice Hockey: Regis Jesuit blanks Resurrection Christian to make eighth straight Frozen Four

Members of the Regis Jesuit ice hockey team congratulate each other after a 3-0 victory over Resurrection Christian on Feb. 28, 2015, at Family Sports Center that earned them a spot in the March 5 Frozen Four. It will be the eighth straight trip to the semifinals for the Raiders. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel) CENTENNIAL | […]

Thousands march in Russia to mourn Putin critic Nemtsov

People march next to flowers and posters reading ‘ Propaganda kills!, Fight! ‘ near the place where Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down on Friday, near the Kremlin, with St, Basil Cathedral is in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Thousands […]

Quality versus quantity

When we talk about farm-to-table in our Boulder County grocery stores and restaurants, we can sometimes take it for granted. The trend is national now. We expect a certain quality, but we forget that those same establishments need quantity in order to stay in business. While local farms provide the quality, generally speaking, the larger farms […]

Fecking brilliant

If you’ve never seen the sadly short-lived British TV series Father Ted (R.I.P. Dermot Morgan), you owe it to yourself to give it a look. It’s a screamingly funny show set on the fictitious Craggy Island off Ireland’s western coast. It is also the spiritual sibling to Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan, which takes […]

Carrettin and the Boulder Bach Festival take a new look at the B-minor Mass

Bach’s B-minor Mass is one of the most studied, most wellknown works of music there is. But have all the answers been found to performing this monumental work? Zachary Carrettin, the music director of the Boulder Bach Festival and conductor for the B-minor Mass this weekend, doesn’t think so. “The great choirs all over the […]

Truck Crashes Into Home

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): To join the conversation on this story and others, “like” our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! –> A family has been forced from their home after a driver crashed through the front of the house and into the living room. A Security firefighter says it did not look […]

Man Arrested for Allegedly Firing Shot into Neighbor’s Apartment

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): To join the conversation on this story and others, “like” our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! –> Police say a round that ended up in a Colorado Springs apartment came from a neighboring unit. Ryun Haugaard, 31, is charged with illegal discharge of a weapon, reckless endangerment and […]

Man Charged for Allegedly Trying to Stab Officer

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): To join the conversation on this story and others, “like” our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! –> A man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly barricading himself in a bathroom and then reportedly trying to stab a police officer. Colorado Springs police say they were called to […]