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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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Cattle Creek & Braderich Creek Prescribed Burns Should Happen Soon

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. –Pending favorable weather conditions, firefighters with the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Aviation Management Unit (UCR) are expecting a window of opportunity within the next few days to a week to conduct prescribed burn operations for … 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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Fire Officials Say This Could The Busiest Season in 5 to 6 Years

Fire officials are expecting a busy wildfire season in Colorado this year after an abnormally dry winter. Colorado’s fire management director, Mike Morgan, said Friday that this summer could be the worst wildfire season since the deadly and destructive seasons … Continue reading

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Republican Candidate Protests Challenger’s deadline submission

Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Coffman is protesting challenger Walker Stapleton’s decision to compete at the party’s state assembly this weekend. Coffman sent a letter Thursday to state party attorney Scott Gessler insisting that Stapleton missed an April 2 deadline … Continue reading

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Grand Junction Trustee Resigns

A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five marijuana licenses. Palisade trustees are … Continue reading

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New Castle Traffic Reconfiguration

-Public meeting at the New Castle Community Center Tuesday, April 10 at 6:30. Staff will explain upcoming reconfiguration of traffic lanes on Main Street (Highway 6). The change involves reduction of traffic lanes to two, with a center turn lane … Continue reading

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Avalanche Victim Identified

Longtime Mountain Rescue Aspen Member Killed Aspen—He saved hundreds of lives during his 30 years as a member of the elite Mountain Rescue Aspen team.  57 year old John Galvin was killed in Sunday afternoon’s avalanche after being slammed into … Continue reading

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