News, August 24th CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – A University of Colorado spokeswoman says a criminal background check was done on theater shooting suspect James Holmes before the July 20 attack. Jacque Montgomery’s statement is believed to be the first explicit public confirmation that a check was done on Holmes’ background before the shootings ...
News, August 22nd EARTHQUAKE RATTLES ROARING FORK VALLEY
Basalt–No damage was reported from yesterday’s small earthquake that rattled a few dishes in the Roaring Fork Valley. The National Earthquake Information Center says the tremor centered north of Basalt, registered 3.3 on the Richter Scale.
BATTLEMENT MESA/ANTERO LAWSUIT DISMISSED
Battlement Mesa–The lawsuit filed by residents of Battlement Mesa trying ...
News, August 21st DEADLY CRASH ON THOMPSON CREEK ROAD
A MAN WAS KILLED AND A WOMAN WAS SEVERELY INJURED IN
A ROLLOVER CRASH YESTERDAY AFTERNOON ON THOMPSON
CREEK ROAD OUTSIDE OF CARBONDALE. ACCORDING TO
REPORTS FROM THE GARFIELD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND
A PITKIN COUNTY ROAD AND BRIDGE CREW WHO SAW
THE ACCIDENT, THE NISSAN PATHFINDER WAS HEADED EAST
ON COUNTY ROAD 108 ...
News, August 20th GARCO / CSU AIR STUDY APPROVED
TO WHAT EXTENT DOES OIL AND GAS DRILLING AFFECT THE
AIR WE BREATHE IN GARFIELD COUNTY? A TEAM OF SCIENTISTS
AND RESEARCHERS FROM COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY HOPE
TO FIND OUT OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS. TODAY, THE GARFIELD
COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED
ONE MILLION DOLLARS OF A 1.8 ...
BE AWARE WHEN WALKING OR BIKING The Carbondale Police Department has recently received several reports of people being followed when walking or biking in Carbondale. These reports have been thoroughly investigated but no evidence has been found to support there was any malicious intent.
The Carbondale Police Department reminds everyone to be safe when walking alone with these tips:
Avoid walking alone whenever ...
News, August 16th Glenwood Council Considers New Bridge Designs
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council has yet to take an official position on the Grand Avenue Bridge project but officials did get an earful from concerned citizens last night. Many longtime residents like Dean Moffitt, say the city should not give in to the Colorado Department of Transportation’s ...
News, August 16th NEW DRILLING RULES CONSIDERED
DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper says the state is looking at new initiatives to create “integrity and trust” in oil and natural gas development in Colorado. Speaking at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual conference in Denver, Hickenlooper listed four areas that the state is looking to include in ...
News, August 15th REDFERN SENTENCED
SHE ASKED FOR FORGIVENESS FOR BRINGING SHAME TO HER
FAMILY AND NOW MUST FACE A LONG AND CHALLENGING
ROAD TO RECOVERY. FORMER BASALT HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER
LAUREN REDFERN WHO WAS ARRESTED BACK IN FEBRUARY
FOR HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH AN UNDERAGE
MALE STUDENT APPEARED IN EAGLE COUNTY DISTRICT
COURT YESTERDAY FOR VIOLATING HER BOND CONDITIONS
ON THE ...
News, August 14th Rifle–Crews are working to repair the washed out culvert under the frontage road at the Mamm Creek interchange east of Rifle. The culvert was wiped out by a heavy, overnight thunderstorm July 24th. The 359 thousand dollar repair job is being done by a Denver contractor and is scheduled to be completed October ...
NEWS, AUGUST 13TH GARFIELD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE TAX BALLOT MEASURE
GLENWOOD SPRINGS–GARFIELD COUNTY VOTERS ARE GOING TO BE ASKED TO PAY A QUARTER CENT SALES TAXES TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT
RANCH LAND AND OTHER OPEN SPACE. AFTER DEBATING
THE WORDING OF THE MEASURE THAT WILL BE SEEN ON THE
BALLOT, THE FISCALLY CONSERVATIVE AND TAX-LEERY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RELUCTANTLY APPROVED ...