Author Archives: Ron Milhorn

Hanging Lake Management Plan Adopted by Forest Service

Glenwood Springs—After nearly six years in the making, the Hanging Lake Area Management Plan is being adopted and implemented by the White River National Forest. Officials decided to go with Alternative 2, which will  limit daily capacity on the increasingly … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs High Schools Add Security After Threat Rumors

Colorado Springs—Two high schools in Colorado Springs beefed up security and postponed activities after rumors of threats were discovered today on social media.  Additional security and police officers were sent to the campuses of Widefield and Harrison high schools today … Continue reading

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El Paso County Deputy Hailed a Hero by Family

Colorado Springs—The family of El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick, who was killed in a shootout with a car thief two days ago, says they are grieving the loss of a hero and a “truly wonderful man.”  Family members … Continue reading

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Another Colorado Deputy Killed in Line of Duty

Colorado Springs—Colorado’s law enforcement community is once again reeling from the shock over the shooting death of one of their own.  34 year old El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick was gunned down in the line of duty Monday … Continue reading

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NEWS

DENVER (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency is considering new technology to explore the polluted mysteries inside old mines. Officials say robots could get into tight spaces with bad air quality to investigate contaminated water flowing below mountains in Colorado … Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Drilling Issue Goes Before State’s High Court

Denver— The Colorado Supreme Court will consider a dispute over how much weight should be given to public health and the environment in decisions over oil and gas drilling. The court announced  today that it would hear an appeal of the case. … Continue reading

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SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULE Basketball Battle Mountain at Rifle   6 and 7:30 Palisade at Glenwood Springs   6 and 7:30   (live broadcast on KMTS) Wrestling Rifle at Steamboat Springs    6pm Coal Ridge at Grand Valley   6pm College Basketball #11 Arizona … Continue reading

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Flags Lowered in Honor of Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered all flags on state buildings lowered in honor of a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed in Thornton. Hickenlooper says all flags should remain lowered until sunset on the day of Adams … Continue reading

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Backcountry Skier Killed in Avalanche

Silverton—A Durango man is the first Colorado avalanche victim of 2018.  According to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, 27 year old Able Palmer was killed Sunday in a slide near Silverton.  The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says Palmer was … Continue reading

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Vanderhoof Memorial

Glenwood Springs—A large crowd of relatives and friends are expected to gather tomorrow to remember the man nicknamed, “Mr. Glenwood Springs.”  A memorial for Don Vanderhoof will be held Thursday at noon at Mountain View Church near Buffalo Valley.  The … Continue reading

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