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Glenwood Street Maintenance a Concern With New Budget

Glenwood Springs—To some disgruntled Glenwood Springs citizens, the city’s allotment for street maintenance falls short of what’s needed. Prior to to the the city council’s unanimous approval of the 17 million dollar, 2018 budget, John Stevens said 875 thousand dollars … Continue reading

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Resort Visits Down, Spending Up

DENVER (AP) – Visits to Colorado resort towns may be slowing, but spending is not. The Denver Post reports sales-tax collections in Colorado resort towns notched another record this summer, marking five consecutive years of steadily increasing summer spending. Taxable … Continue reading

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Deadly Crash on I-70

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Authorities say two people are dead after a truck crossed a highway median and struck another truck in Grand Junction on Sunday. Firefighters say a third person was taken to the hospital. Two police vehicles being … Continue reading

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Colorado Soldier’s Elk Stolen

Gypsum—The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the brazen thief or thieves who stole a hunter’s hard-earned harvest right out of the bed of his pick-up truck; the head of a 6 x 6 bull elk.  The sad thing … Continue reading

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Hunter, Hiker Rescued Near Possum Creek

Glenwood Springs—An injured hiker and a lost hunter had to be rescued above Canyon Creek Wednesday night in two separate incidents. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the hiker fell and suffered injuries to both knees.  He … Continue reading

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Colorado Rocky Mountain School to Host Memorial For Renowned Climber

Carbondale—When he graduated from Colorado Rocky Mountain School in 2009, teachers and classmates knew he was destined for great heights. Hayden Michael Kennedy certainly reached those heights as an accomplished, adventurous and respected mountain climber.  This weekend, his mother, father … Continue reading

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Halloween Heat is On

Glenwood Springs—The thought of getting a DUI on Halloween weekend should be very frightening.  If you drink and drive in Colorado between tonight and November 1st, there’s a good chance your next costume will be a jail-issued jump suit.  113 … Continue reading

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Garfield County Woman Takes Sanctuary in Local Church

Carbondale—A Silt woman who immigrated from Mexico 16 years ago has now taken refuge in a Carbondale church to avoid being deported.  Sandra Lopez and her 2 year old daughter are now being sheltered at the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading

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End of the Line for Virgilli

Glenwood Springs—Her work in Glenwood Springs is done. The woman who helped transform the city from a quaint tourist town into a world class, award-winning travel destination is calling it quits.  Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association President and CEO Marianne … Continue reading

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Time to Talk Budget in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs’ 2018 budget of over 16 million dollars will be the primary focus of tonight’s city council meeting.  With a brand new bridge and improved access to the downtown business district, city officials are expected revenues to exceed … Continue reading

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