• News, April 1st COLORADO GUN LAWS CHALLENGED IN COURT DENVER (AP) – Colorado attorneys defended the state's new gun restrictions against a lawsuit to overturn them, saying the laws balance Second Amendment rights and public safety concerns. But an attorney representing gun rights advocates says the laws are based on emotion and not data to prove they are ...
  • News, March 26th EAGLE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED, FINED FOR SMUGGLING FOSSILS CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A Colorado man has been sentenced to two years of supervised probation after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to smuggle fossils from China into the U.S.  Rick Rolater of Eagle was also fined $25,000 for selling fossils through two galleries, one of them in ...
  • News, March 25th BODIES FROM OURAY COUNTY PLANE CRASH SPOTTED Montrose—No one survived last Saturday’s plane crash in Ridgeway Reservoir.  Authorities confirmed they found the five victims still inside the wreckage of the Socata TBM700.  The turboprop is partially buried in silt and is about 60 feet below the surface.  An aviation salvage team will pull the wreckage from ...
  • News, March 21st GARCO COMMISSIONER TO TESTIFY BEFORE CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE Glenwood Springs—-Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky is heading back to Washington, D.C. to talk to Congress about several important wildlife issues.  Of particular interest is the sage grouse and the impact and endangered listing would have on communities like Garfield County and neighboring areas.  Jankovsky says he got a ...
  • News, March 20th MEMORIAL SET FOR NEW CASTLE POLICE CHIEF New Castle—Memorial services for New Castle Police Chief Chris Sadler will be held Saturday, March 29th at Coal Ridge High School at noon.   A large crowd is expected fill the gymnasium for the memorial that is open to the public. Last Saturday, Sadler collapsed at his home and later ...
  • LEAP Qualifying households may still apply for the Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) until April 30. This annual financial assistance program, which runs from November through April each winter with an increased maximum potential benefit of $1,300, is designed to aid in reducing household energy bills by paying a portion of the cost of home heating ...
  • CARBONDALE FIRE Response to Fire ALARM at the carbondale library At 5:54 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District responded to the Carbondale Library at 320 Sopris Ave, for a report of a fire alarm. Upon arrival, the firefighters could hear the fire alarm going off inside the building and see water flowing out from under a bathroom door. A small ...
  • Third Arrest Made in Pfister Homicide The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kathy Carpenter, age 56,  at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 in connection to the homicide of Aspen resident Nancy Pfister. Ms. Carpenter was arrested at her home in Aspen without incident and is facing charges of Murder in the First Degree, a class 1 felony, and ...
  • The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is proud to announce the First Stand-Up Comedy Night @ The Vaudeville! The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is proud to announce the First Stand-Up Comedy Night @ The Vaudeville! This April 10th we will premier this event with stand-up comics from Denver, one local comedian from the Roaring Fork Valley (TBA). The April 10th Event will feature Headliner, Sam Tallent, who is a touring college and club headliner from ...
  • News, March 17th MURDER CHARGES FILED IN PFISTER CASE Aspen—First degree murder charges have been filed against a coupleaccused of killing lifelong Aspen resident Nancy Pfister.  65 year oldWilliam Styler the Third and 62 year old Nancy Styler were formallycharged today in Pitkin County District Court with Pfister's death.A third suspect, Pfister's property manager, 56 year old ...