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Wildfire Burning and Growing near Maybell

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) – Crews are battling a wildfire that has scorched about 5,000 acres in northwestern Colorado. Lynn Barclay with the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit says the Alkali Fire was reported north of Maybell at about 2:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Plane Skids off the Runway in Aspen

Authorities are investigating after a private jet skidded and spun off the runway while landing at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. County spokeswoman Pat Bingham says the Galaxy G200 spun off the runway at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Three people – … Continue reading

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Chris Christie in Aspen Tonight

DENVER (AP) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is visiting political battleground Colorado for a fundraiser with the state’s GOP gubernatorial candidate, Bob Beauprez, before heading to Aspen for events with other party leaders. Christie will be at a noon … Continue reading

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Centennial Park Concert Series Continues With Caleb Dean Band Friday Night

Friday, July 25th, Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series continues with the Country Western melodies of the Caleb Dean Band.  The free show starts at 7:00pm at the park’s pavilion, with food available for purchase and free mini golf for the … Continue reading

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Smoke Still in the air and Still no Local Fires

Once again today, western Colorado residents can see and smell smoke in the air. Fortunately, that smoke is coming from neighboring states and big fires burning in the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Not only do federal fire managers say there … Continue reading

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NEWS, JULY 18TH

Glenwood Springs—Two dogs were attacked by a mountain lion Thursday morning at a home along Four Mile Road.  The dogs were treated by a local veterinarian and are expected survive.  Officials with Colorado Parks and Wildlife say the predatory cats … Continue reading

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Smoke in the Air is from Pacific Northwest Fires

[From the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit] GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Numerous wildfires in Utah and the Pacific Northwest have produced significant smoke that has drifted into western Colorado. There are no large wildfires in western Colorado at … Continue reading

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Robert Woods named 2014 River Conservator

Roaring Fork Conservancy honors Robert Woods as the 2014 Robert Billingsley River Conservator at the 15th Annual River Rendezvous July 15, 2014 (Basalt, CO)— Roaring Fork Conservancy was honored to name Robert Woods as the 2014 Robert Billingsley River Conservator … Continue reading

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NEWS, JULY 15TH

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – The BLM will not be gathering wild horses in Colorado this summer. Colorado is close to its targeted population on public lands. Colorado has about 780 wild horses in four Western Slope management areas. All are … Continue reading

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