Author Archives: Ron Milhorn

Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes in Colorado Doubled in 2017

DENVER (AP) – Overall reports of bias-motivated incidents in Colorado remain flat, but the number of reported anti-Semitic hate crimes in the state doubled in 2017. FBI data collected by the Anti-Defamation League shows that the number of anti-Jewish hate crimes … Continue reading

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Adams County Lifts Ban on Oil and Gas Permits

DENVER (AP) – Adams County has lifted its temporary ban on new permits for oil and gas drilling after voters last week rejected a ballot proposal to restrict new wells. With a 3-1 vote Tuesday, the Adams County commissioners lifted the … Continue reading

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EPA Meeting on Methane Rules Today

DENVER (AP) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding its only public hearing today on the Trump administration’s plans to roll back Obama-era rules for methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. Nearly 125 people have asked to speak … Continue reading

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Weld County Man Pleads Guilty In Murders of Wife, Two Girls

GREELEY (AP) – A Colorado man charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters has pleaded guilty under a plea deal that will allow him to avoid the death penalty. Christopher Watts entered his plea Tuesday during a court … Continue reading

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Couple Arrested for Human Trafficking in Glenwood

Glenwood Springs—It’s hard to fathom in this valley…human trafficking. A man and a woman have been indicted by a grand jury for prostituting minors out of a busy Glenwood Springs motel.  According to arrest reports, 30 year old Dasjuan Goode … Continue reading

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Abandoned Puppies Left to Die Near Rifle

Rifle—Nine newborn puppies with closed eyes and dried umbilical cords still attached, were found abandoned recently near Rifle.  Seven of them died.  The two surviving pups are being nursed back to health by a local veterinarian.  According to reports from … Continue reading

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Grand Junction Gynecologist Pleads Guilty to Harassment

Grand Junction—A former Grand Junction gynecologist accused of using purple dye while examining a patient won’t be going to jail and will be allowed to continue practicing medicine.  58 year old Dr. Barry King pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge … Continue reading

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Meth, Heroin, & Guns Seized in Garfield County Drug Bust

RIFLE—Five people were arrested recently at a house south of Rifle that has long been known as a hotbed of drug and gang related activity. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Threat Assessment Group (TAG), deputies responded … Continue reading

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Glenwood Springs Economy Strengthened by the New Bridge

Glenwood Springs—What a difference a year and a new bridge makes. The new Grand Avenue Bridge helped boost Glenwood Springs’ overall sales tax revenues by nearly 10 percent from August of 2017 to this year. The city collected over 1.6 … Continue reading

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No Contract Extension for Aspen School District Superintendent

Aspen—Aspen School District Superintendent Dr. John Maloy has a job until June 30th of 2021.  Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess.  The Aspen Board of Education chose not to extend his current contract.  The vote and announcement followed a series of … Continue reading

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