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Vogelbach single lifts Brewers over homer-happy Rockies 7-6

Jun. 20, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth and the Milwaukee Brewers rebounded from Colorado’s four-homer barrage in the sixth inning to beat the Rockies 7-6 on Sunday. The Rockies trailed 6-0 in the sixth before Yonathan Daza hit a two-run...

Gray collects 5th victory in 60th Mount Washington Road Race

Jun. 20, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — Joseph Gray, the reigning World Mountain Running Champion, raced to the top of the tallest mountain in the Northeast on Sunday to collect his fifth Mount Washington Road Race victory. Gray, 37, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, led from the sunny...

Kayaker killed in treacherous water in western Colorado

Jun. 20, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The body of a kayaker who disappeared in a treacherous section of the Crystal River in western Colorado was found Saturday after two days' of searching, authorities said. Chason P. Russell, 41, a professional adventure guide and a volunteer for...

Overrun national forests prompt action from US Congress

Jun. 20, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A few years ago, the U.S. Forest Service sat down with Eagle County officials and delivered some bad news: The federal agency was short-staffed and would be closing campgrounds in the mountainous county that includes Vail, where outdoor recreation is king. ...

Long lines revive push for new system at Utah national park

Jun. 20, 2021 08:12 AM EDT

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Corona Arch is arguably one of the most famous arches in Moab. It rises more than 100 feet into the air, like a giant arm reaching out of the ground, then bends slightly before connecting to a steep cliff. But it’s not inside Arches National Park....

Adames homers in ninth, Brewers beat Rockies 6-5

Jun. 20, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Willy Adames had four hits, including a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday night. Adames also had three doubles and finished with three RBIs for the...

Rubio, Lewis score; Rapids beat FC Cincinnati 2-0

Jun. 19, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Diego Rubio and Jonathan Lewis scored, and the Colorado Rapids won the fifth of their last six with a 2-0 victory over FC Cincinnati on Saturday night. Rubio opened the scoring for Colorado (5-2-1) in the 21st minute, finishing the layoff from Michael...

Rockies pitcher Austin Gomber leaves start due to injury

Jun. 19, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies left-hander Austin Gomber left his start against the Milwaukee Brewers after pitching two innings Saturday night due to left forearm tightness. Gomber was replaced on the mound by Jhoulys Chacin. Gomber allowed two...

Las Vegas pushes land swap to balance growth, conservation

Jun. 19, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions of new residents in the decades ahead. From Phoenix to Boise, officials are preparing for a future both with more...

Colorado woman wins 60th Mount Washington Road Race

Jun. 19, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

A Colorado woman raced to the top of the tallest mountain in the Northeast on Saturday to win the 60th Mount Washington Road Race. Kim Dobson, 37, of Eagle, Colorado, earned her victory at the mountain's fogged-in summit, which was being buffeted by gusts up to 60 mph (90...