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Colorado River Fire Rescue Narrows Down Chief Candidates

Rifle—A new chief is about to be named at Colorado River Fire Rescue.  Following a five month search, it’s now down to three candidates; Christopher McCarthy of Castle Rock and two men from the south; Billy Cockman of Jacksonville, Florida … Continue reading

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RE-16 Threat not Credible

Parachute—The threat phoned in to the Garfield County Re-16 school district today, forcing the cancellation of all summer school classes and activities turned out to be a hoax.  After investigating and checking out school campuses in the area, the Garfield … Continue reading

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Independence Pass Set to Open Today

Independence Pass will open to travelers tonight at 5:30. The Colorado Department of Transportation says crews have been working diligently clearing about a dozen avalanche slide paths as well as clearing tons of snow, ice and other debris from the … Continue reading

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Ross vs Glenwood Lawsuit Dismissed

The Ross lawsuit against the City of Glenwood Springs has been dismissed. Ninth Judicial District Court Judge Denise Lynch tossed out the lawsuit filed by the primary retailer remaining at the struggling Glenwood Springs Mall. Attorneys for “Ross Dress for … Continue reading

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Former Colorado Governor Joins the Call for Presidential Impeachment

DENVER  – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is the latest Democrat presidential hopeful to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Hickenlooper said on CNN’s “New Day” that special counsel Robert Mueller’s statement Wednesday “laid the responsibility clearly at … Continue reading

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High Mountain Passes still need work to Open for the Summer

DENVER  – Crews are working to reopen some of Colorado’s mountain passes for the summer after more snow fell this week. The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to have Independence Pass open at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow and the Mount Evans … Continue reading

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New Laws for the Marijuana Industry

DENVER (AP) – Laws signed by Colorado’s governor could bring big changes to the state’s marijuana industry, including the creation of businesses where people can consume cannabis and companies that deliver marijuana products. The changes don’t take effect right away … Continue reading

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Climate to be Considered in Leasing Public Lands

DENVER (AP) – A federal judge says U.S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas exploration. The order Wednesday by U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

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Aggressive Bear Sought Near Aspen

Aspen—Wildlife officials in Pitkin County are searching for a black bear that bit a woman’s leg while she was hiking on a trail near Aspen. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the woman and her husband saw the bear Monday morning and … Continue reading

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Mixed Bag of Memorial Day Weather in Colorado

Denver—(AP) – Severe thunderstorms produced eight weak tornadoes over Colorado’s northeastern plains while snow fell in parts of the mountains on the unofficial start of summer. The National Weather Service says no damage was reported from Monday’s twisters. However, the storms … Continue reading

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