• Death Sentence Still on the Table for James Holmes CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial has again declined to rule out the death penalty as it moves toward sentencing James Holmes. Jurors said Monday that Holmes’ lawyers haven’t presented a strong enough case to ...
  • Shel Will “Pinch Hit” Final Summer of Music Concert Yesterday morning, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Executive Director Christina Brusig received a phone call concert promoters hate;  Their headliner for the final Summer of Music performance of the year can’t make it.  Apparently the Groovetrotters’ tour bus broke down in Wisconsin and they won’t be able to perform tomorrow night. Fortunately, a local (sort of) solution ...
  • Red Canyon Fire (July 19, 2015 4:00 PM)  The Red Canyon Fire has been fully contained.  Mop up is expected to continue for the next several days, but for now, suppression of the area’s only active wildfire seems well in hand. (July 18, 2015 7:00 AM) With cooler temperatures expected today, officials hope to build a fire line around ...
  • James Holmes: Guilty CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A jury has found Colorado theater shooter James Holmes guilty of murder in the methodically planned attack that left 12 dead and dozens wounded. The verdict means the 27-year-old former neuroscience graduate student could get the death penalty for the 2012 ...
  • News CHANGE OF VENUE ORDERED FOR VAIL WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT VAIL (AP) – A Colorado judge has agreed to move a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Vail Resorts from Broomfield to Eagle County to be closer to the site of the accident.The parents of 13-year-old Taft Conlin are seeking damages after their son died in an avalanche ...
  • News NEW CAMPING RESTRICTIONS FOR MAROON BELLS ASPEN (AP) — Those looking to camp in the Aspen area will have to bring bear-resistant food and garbage containers this summer or risk a hefty fine. The White River National Forest has enacted an emergency order that requires use of the special containers in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Fines ...
  • News IRS SCAM TARGETING GARFIELD COUNTY RESIDENTS Glenwood Springs—Hang up and call the police immediately if you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service saying you owe back taxes.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the IRS phone scam almost bilked one local person out of an easy ...
  • News MILITARY RELEASES RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION INTO JET CRASH THAT KILLED NEW CASTLE MAN Norfolk, VA.—Air Force Captain Will Dubois didn’t realize his F-16 was descending until the last second before it crashed in the Middle East last December.  That’s the conclusion of the investigative report released today by Air Combat Command in Virginia.  The 30 year ...
  • News BABY SARAH MEMORIAL TONIGHT Parachute—The memorial for Sarah Ogden will be held tonight at Cottonwood Park in Parachute.  Sarah was only four weeks old when she died June 20th after allegedly being beaten by her father.  While her parents sit in a jail cell in Minnesota awaiting extradition back to Garfield County, family, friends and the ...
  • News HALL OF FAME GLENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH DIES Glenwood Springs—Stubler Memorial Field will be packed this Sunday at Glenwood Springs High School as family, friends and community members honor the life of legendary, Hall of Fame Football Coach Don Miller.  Miller died this past Monday at the age of 79.  Miller retired in 1995 with ...