Author Archives: Ron Milhorn

Lake Christine Fire Update

Basalt—Firefighters continue to make solid progress on the Lake Christine Wildfire.  The fire is now 39% contained and grew by about 200 acres to 6,180. Type-2 Operations Manager Keith Brink says the cost of fighting the fire is fast approaching … Continue reading

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Fires Rage Across Western Colorado

Meeker—Firefighting crews can’t let their guard down in Western Colorado.  As one fire reaches containment, another flares up. Two fires are currently burning in Rio Blanco County.  The Fawn Fire, burning in a remote, rugged area of the Piceance Basin … Continue reading

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Alcohol Involved In Death of Noted Mountain Climber

Aspen—A woman known for her adventurous spirit and mountain climbing prowess died after falling in her own home.  61-year-old Charlotte Fox, a longtime Aspen climbing and skiing icon in the early ’80’s died after falling about three stories in her … Continue reading

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Flat Tops Wilderness Turret Fire Update

Glenwood Springs—The Turret Fire in the Flat Tops Wilderness is now 30% contained.  Kate Jerman with the White River National Forest says the fire that started last Thursday is holding steady at six and a half acres.  The cause of … Continue reading

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Body of Delta Woman Found in Utah

Delta—The body of a Western Slope woman who disappeared last week was found in Utah. A man has also been taken into custody. The Delta County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 27-year-old Madelaine Loh of Hotchkiss was discovered Wednesday … Continue reading

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Man Injured in Hit and Run Near Coal Ridge High School

Silt—A 25-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a hit and run accident yesterday afternoon near Coal Ridge High School.  The victim, whose name has not been released, was flown by helicopter to Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.  Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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Hanlon Concedes 3rd District Primary

Glenwood Springs—After last night’s defeat in the primary election, Glenwood Springs Attorney Karl Hanlon is now focused on making sure Scott Tipton is defeated in November in the race for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.  Hanlon lost to former State Representative … Continue reading

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McLean to Battle Alberico in Garfield County Clerk Race

Glenwood Springs—In the Republican primary battle of political newcomers, Bonnie McLean defeated Lynette Lacerda by more than 13-hundred votes in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s race. McLean, who has degrees in Industrial Engineering, law and a Master’s in Administration,  will … Continue reading

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Governor’s Race Between Stapleton and Polis

Denver—If State Treasurer Walker Stapleton is going to be Colorado’s first Republican Governor since 2007, he’s going to have to defeat a tough opponent in Democrat Jared Polis this November.  Polis captured 45% of the vote in Tuesday’s primary while … Continue reading

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Oak Meadows Fire 100% Contained

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