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Rifle Local Honored for Bravery by Police Department

Rifle—During a recent drug investigation in Rifle that turned into a physical battle, Rifle Police Officer Stephanie Straw got some help taking a violent man to the ground from a longtime local.  Ryan Mackley, owner of Align Media, was honored … Continue reading

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Trio of RE-1 Students Awarded Full-Ride Scholarships

Glenwood Springs—Three high school seniors in the Roaring Fork Valley will be attending college in the fall, tuition free after winning prestigious, full-ride scholarships.   Solana Teitler of Roaring Fork High School was named the recipient of the highly coveted Boettcher … Continue reading

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Roaring Fork Watershed Report

Basalt—At a whopping 145 percent of normal, the snowpack in the Roaring Fork Watershed is the highest it’s been in April in over a decade.  While rafters and kayakers are excitedly anticipating a huge spring run off, it may actually … Continue reading

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Glenwood Springs Election Results

Street Tax Questions Defeated No new taxes in Glenwood Springs.  60 percent of the voters rejected ballot issues A and B in Tuesday’s municipal elections. Ballot issue A would have raised sales taxes by 3/4 of a cent to pay … Continue reading

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New Musical Based on the Music of “Queen” set to Debut in Denver & Other Cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A musical inspired by the music of Queen is preparing for a North America tour following the popularity of the Academy Award-winning movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Producers announced Monday “We Will Rock You” will open in Winnipeg, … Continue reading

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Red Flag Bill Moves to the Governor’s Desk

DENVER (AP) – The Democrat-controlled Colorado Legislature sent a “red flag” bill to the governor that calls for taking firearms from people who could pose a threat to themselves or others. The governor, also a Democrat, has pledged to sign … Continue reading

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State Urges Tree Branch Treatment & Removal

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – State foresters are urging residents near Colorado Springs to cut and treat the trees and branches downed by the powerful storm that struck the area in mid-March. The Colorado State Forest Service is looking to … Continue reading

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Bureau of Land Management Gets Orders About Public Access

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is ordering federal land managers to give more consideration to public access concerns when selling or trading public land. Thursday’s secretarial order comes amid longstanding complaints that millions of acres … Continue reading

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Clear Creek County Worker Suspected of Money Laundering

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says a 70-year-old former Clear Creek County employee faces multiple felony charges after an investigation into the theft of more than $200,000 from a center that provides various social services. The agency … Continue reading

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State Democrats Want to Keep Excess Tabor Money

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s House speaker says she wants to ask voters this November to allow the state to keep excess revenue for roads and schools. Democratic Rep. KC Becker told reporters Wednesday she’s introducing a bill that would ask … Continue reading

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