• Aspen Way Fire (Formerly Oak Meadows Fire) Saturday, June 23 3:00PM: A Type-3 Incident Management Team is expected to take over the Aspen Way Fire near the Oak Meadows Subdivision.  The fire was first reported around 5:30 Friday evening and led to the evacuation of several residents in the subdivision off of Four Mile Road.  The evacuation order was lifted at 10 o’clock ...
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  • Garfield County Inmate Found Dead in Cell Glenwood Springs—An inmate at the Garfield County Jail was found dead this morning in his cell.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, the inmate was found “non-responsive” during a routine cell check around 3:30 this morning. Deputies administered CPR until emergency medical technicians arrived.  The man, whose name, age and hometown are being withheld until family ...
  • Suspect Arrested in West Glenwood Murder Glenwood Springs—A local transient man with a history of run-ins with police has been arrested for the murder of a homeless man near the Glenwood Springs Mall.  According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 42-year-old Trevor Torreyson was taken into custody last night at a campsite near the Colorado River in West Glenwood.  ...
  • One Dead, One Hospitalized Following Heroin Overdose Glenwood Springs—A heroin overdose claimed the life of a Glenwood Springs man Wednesday afternoon.  The police and fire departments responded to a 9-1-1 call around 2:30 to a home on Bennett Avenue.  When they arrived, two men in their 20’s were found unconscious as friends and neighbors performed CPR.  Some people at the scene said ...
  • Attempted Kidnapping in Rifle Rifle—The Rifle Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who tried to kidnap a minor child early Wednesday morning in near the corner of 4th Street and West Avenue. Authorities say the child fought off the man and got away. Right now the only information investigators have on the suspect ...
  • 416 Fire Update Durango—The 416 fire north of Durango is now at 26 thousand acres and growing.  About a thousand firefighters on the ground and in the air are battling the nearly tw0-week old blaze and have achieved 15 percent containment.  Officials say they don’t expect to have full containment until the end of July or early August.  ...
  • Fires Burning Near Utah and Wyoming State Lines Undated—A wildfire burning in southern Wyoming has doubled in size in the last 24 hours and has now burned over 5,000 acres. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos says additional growth was expected today because of continued hot, dry and windy conditions. Voos says 393 homes in the area have been evacuated since the fire in the ...
  • Buffalo Mountain Fire Update Silverthorne—A Type-2 Incident Management Team is now being called in to take over the Buffalo Mountain Fire in Silverthorne.  Crews have been able to keep the fire from growing thanks to natural fuel breaks in the terrain.  The size of the fire is still at 91 acres.  About 14-hundred residents of the Wildernest and Mesa ...
  • Rifle Man’s Cause of Death Unknown Rifle—Determining Joshua Gomez’s cause of death is going to take several weeks.  Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says Gomez’s body was badly decomposed when it was found last Saturday afternoon on an island in the Colorado River near Parachute.  Glassmore has ruled out any kind of trauma or physical injury but he is asking for ...