• The Manus Fund Receives $80,000 Daniels Fund Grant – The Manaus Fund has received an $80,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the Valley Settlement Project’s Early Childhood Education programs. Valley Settlement Project (VSP) is a multigenerational program focused on school readiness, elementary school achievement, economic stability and community engagement for low income families who are not successfully settled or attached to the ...
  • KMTS NEWS HALF OF COLORADO STILL IN A DROUGHT Undated— State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought. The Department of Natural Resources said Monday that more than 15 percent of the state is in a severe to exceptional drought. The hardest-hit area is in southeastern Colorado, while less extreme drought conditions ...
  • PFISTER MURDER CASE CLOSED Aspen—-The case is closed in the murder of lifelong Aspen resident Nancy Pfister.  66 year old William Styler pled guilty today to second degree murder and was immediately sentenced to 20 years in prison.  The former Denver anesthesiologist who is now in failing health and in a wheelchair, admitted to prosecutors he hit Pfister in ...
  • Garfield Sheriff: Suspect That Shot Trooper Had Alcohol, Cocaine in His System Today the Garfield County Sheriff's Office today released details of their investigation into the shooting of Trooper Eugene Hofaker on May 8th. Key points in the report: Trooper Eugene Hofaker was shot multiple times by Thomas Ornelas Trooper Shane Gosnell fired 14 shots at Thomas Ornelas, hitting him multiple times Ornelas' autopsy revealed cocain and a Blood Alcohol Content was more than twice ...
  • Register Now- The Rifle Elks Lodge Junior Golf Tournament The Rifle Elks Lodge is hosting a Junior Golf Tournament at the Rifle Creek Golf Course on July 1st at 8:30 am. Five to eight years old will play a three hole mixed team scramble with teams formed the day of the tournament. Nine to eleven years old men and women divisions will play five ...
  • Calling All Volunteers for the 43rd Carbondale Mountain Fair The 43rd Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair needs your help!  Over 300 volunteers come together every year to make Mountain Fair one of the most  popular and unique fairs in Colorado.  Mountain Fair needs help with everything from selling T-shirts to Peace Patrolling the fairgrounds.  Not to mention you get to hear great live music by ...
  • Pitkin County Hires Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (Aspen, CO – 6/17/2014) – “Recognizing the importance of being proactive to minimizing the risk of catastrophic wildfire in Pitkin County the Board of County Commissions supported and approved a year round position of a Wildfire Mitigation Specialist in the 2014 budget cycle”, said Valerie MacDonald the Pitkin County Emergency Manager. “Wildfire is the number one hazard risk in ...
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  • Volunteers Needed for Mountain Fair The 43rd Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair, taking place July 25-27, needs your help!  Over 300 volunteers come together every year to make Mountain Fair one of the most  popular and unique fairs in Colorado. Mountain Fair Volunteers who give over 4 hours of their time are also eligible to receive a Mountain Fair T-Shirt and ...
  • Safe Cycling Fellow Citizens of Carbondale, Bicycling season has begun. For those of you who know me, you may find me out there peddling alongside of you as I love to ride too! With that being said, I have some concerns regarding the following things: Cyclists failing to obey traffic control devices. Cyclists going the wrong way down the street. Cyclists ...