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U.S. Forrest Service Authorizes Aspen Ski Co’s Proposal

ASPEN (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has authorized Aspen Skiing Co.’s proposal to develop an additional 0.3 square miles of skiing terrain on Aspen Mountain. The authorization came in a draft decision notice issued Wednesday. The agency also approved … Continue reading

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An Argument over the Remote ends in a Fatality.

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Prosecutors say a feud over a TV remote control led to a “fatal stomp-down” that killed an inmate at a Colorado Springs prison.  Danny Lee Gonzalez is charged with second-degree murder in a Nov. 19, 2017, … Continue reading

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Vail Ski Teacher Dies in Back Country Accident

MINTURN (AP) – A Vail ski academy teacher has died in a back country snowboarding accident. Witnesses say Bindu Sky Pomeroy went off a jump and landed head first in deep snow. The Eagle County sheriff’s office says the 44-year-old … Continue reading

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Parents file a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Chris Watts

DENVER (AP) – The parents of a Colorado woman murdered by her husband have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the man. Frank and Sandra Rzucek filed the lawsuit Nov. 19, the same day Christopher Watts was sentenced to life … Continue reading

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A Terrible Accident in Northern Colorado Ends in a Death

BOULDER (AP) – Investigators say a northern Colorado man was killed when his clothing apparently became caught in drilling equipment. Erie Police Chief Kim Stewart says  it appears the man’s clothing became entangled in an auger that was attached to … Continue reading

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Possible Suicide at Grizzly Creek

Glenwood Springs—Garfield County authorities believe the person found dead in the icy waters of the Colorado River near the Grizzly Creek rest area committed suicide.  Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a body found in the river around 10 … Continue reading

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Silt Town Board to Discuss River Preserve

Silt—A water infrastructure easement deed is expected to be approved by the Silt Board of Trustees at tonight’s meeting.  The resolution would allow the town to build a temporary construction easement and a permanent irrigation easement on the Silt River … Continue reading

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Rifle Weed Regulations Approved on 2nd Reading

Rifle—Marijuana will soon be available in Rifle for something other than medicine. The city is taking steps to make sure it can be sold for recreational use.  On second reading, with a somewhat tempered, less-than-enthusiastic vote, the city council approved … Continue reading

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Colorado State Patrol Involved in Fatal Shooting

CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a Colorado State Patrol officer fatally shot someone at the scene of a one-vehicle crash in western Colorado. The CBI says the shooting happened just after 4 … Continue reading

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Fatal Crash in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Police in Colorado say two people have died in a crash involving a suspicious truck that fled from officers. Fort Collins Police Department spokesman Brandon Barnes said the driver of the suspicious truck was arrested … Continue reading

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