Author Archives: Ron Milhorn

Glenwood Springs High School Names New Football Coach

Glenwood Springs—After a nearly six month search, the Glenwood Demons have a new head football coach, Pat Engle.  Engle, who was the head coach of the Demons’ freshman program as well as the head varsity coach at Battle Mountain for … Continue reading

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Rifle Contribution to Department of Natural Resaourses Discussed

Rifle—The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is hurting for cash and is asking local governments for a little help maintaining some of it’s recreation facilities.  The Rifle City Council talked about making a $300.00 donation to the DNR.  Interim City … Continue reading

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BLM Sage Grouse Environmental Impact Study Draft Released

Silt—Feathers have been ruffled once again over the rare, odd-looking bird with the strange mating ritual; the Greater Sage Grouse.  Following the orders of U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the Bureau of Land Management published a Draft Environmental Impact Analysis … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Coroners Lobbying for Family Privacy

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s coroners are lobbying for a late-session bill that would remove autopsy reports on minors’ deaths from the state’s open records act. They cite a need to protect grieving families. And they say they want to prevent … Continue reading

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Lamborn Files Lawsuit

DENVER (AP) – A federal judge is hearing arguments in a last-ditch lawsuit filed by Rep. Doug Lamborn to get his name back on the Colorado GOP primary ballot. Lamborn has requested an injunction, requiring the congressman’s name to be placed … Continue reading

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Grass Fire Threatens Central Colorado Subdivision

PARK COUNTY. (AP) – Authorities have ordered the evacuation of a central Colorado subdivision after a grass fire threatened some homes. Park County officials issued the mandatory evacuation order Sunday afternoon for the Ranch of the Rockies subdivision, which is about … Continue reading

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Federal Mineral Lease District Spring Grants Announced

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—A half million dollars will make a big splash to help build the new pool in Rifle.  The 9.5 million dollar project was the big winner of the spring grants announced by the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District. … Continue reading

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Three Democrats Vying For 3rd Congressional District Nomination

EAGLE—Arn Menconi has been officially placed on the Democrat primary ballot to run for Congress.  The former Eagle County Commissioner and one time Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate managed to collect enough petition signatures according to Secretary of … Continue reading

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Silt Election Shake Up

Silt—There’s been a big change in the election results for the town of Silt.  TJ Tucker, one of nine candidates running for four open seats on the board of trustees initially ended up out of the running on election night … Continue reading

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Colorado Political Parties Making Big Decisions This weekend

Colorado’s major party assemblies on Saturday will help shape who gets into the gubernatorial primaries on June 26. A surprisingly open Republican governor’s contest features candidates trying to court conservative delegates loyal to President Donald Trump. The Democratic contest is … Continue reading

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