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Deadly Hit and Run Closes Westbound I-70 

Glenwood Springs—A woman walking along the side of the road near the vapor caves was killed last night on westbound I-70 in an apparent hit and run accident.  According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, the driver of … Continue reading

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Sutey Ranch Management Plan Unveiled

Silt—Mountain bikers and big game animals will be able to co-exist on lands in the Roaring Fork Valley under a plan unveiled today by the Bureau of Land Management.  The 557-acre Sutey Ranch in Garfield County and the 112-acre Haines … Continue reading

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“El Chapo” likely headed to Colorado

NEW YORK (AP) – Now that a U.S. jury has convicted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman of drug trafficking, he is expected to be sentenced to life in prison. As a notorious drug kingpin with an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, experts … Continue reading

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Teachers Remain on Strike as Negotiations Continue

DENVER (AP) – Denver school leaders and teachers have returned to the bargaining table as they try to end a strike over pay. Teachers remained on the picket lines for a third day as the negotiations got underway Wednesday morning. … Continue reading

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Aspen Boy Hospitalized After Fall

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized after falling 31 feet from a chairlift at a Colorado ski resort over the weekend. The incident occurred Saturday at Aspen Highlands. Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle said Tuesday that … Continue reading

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Local Snowboarder Dies Attempting Jump

Aspen—The young man who died attempting a jump at Snowmass was a local.  The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 20 year old Tyler Hamm of Snowmass Village.  Hamm crashed Sunday morning while trying to jump at the … Continue reading

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Tellez Murder Trial Underway

Glenwood Springs—It took a week to seat a jury of 12 and four alternates.  Today, the first degree murder trial of Gustavo Olivo-Tellez began in Garfield County District Court with opening arguments. Tellez is accused of shooting and killing his … Continue reading

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Perry Will Selected for Vacant House Seat

Meeker—After 40 years dealing with the great outdoors and wild animals, the man with the familiar Fu Manchu will try his hand at politics. Colorado Parks and Wildlife Area Manager Perry Will was selected by a special Republican vacancy committee … Continue reading

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Snow Day for Local Schools

The following districts/schools have declared a snow day today (Wednesday, February 6, 2019) due to weather concerns: Aspen School District Blue Lake Preschool Roaring Fork School District (Glenwood, Basalt, Carbondale) Ross Montessori School St. Stephen Catholic School We will update … Continue reading

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I-70 Glenwood Canyon Closure

2/5/2019 9:35 PM UPDATE: One lane opened westbound through Glenwood Canyon at approximately 9:00 tonight. Both lanes eastbound reopened earlier tonight. 2/5/2019 10:15AM UPDATE: One lane of eastbound I-70 is expected to open before 11:00 this morning, but westbound I-70 … Continue reading

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