• Telephone Scam Yesterday the Glenwood Springs Police Department started receiving reports from people in town receiving phone calls from an automated system “notifying” them that their “Chase Debit Account Card” had been locked due to misuse or their number. The message continues and requests that you press “1” to unlock your account and then it requests you ...
  • Battlement Mesa Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Tomorrow (May 21) Parachute, CO – Pending favorable weather conditions, Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Fuels Management crews and partners will conduct a prescribed burn this spring on the north aspect of Battlement Mesa, roughly seven miles from Parachute, on National Forest System lands near Garfield County Road 306.  The prescribed burn is expected to occur around ...
  • Equine Herpes Virus Discovered in Colorado DENVER (AP) – A horse that competed in the Colorado rodeo and barrel racing circuit has tested positive for a virus that can cause breathing problems and nervous system disorders for the animals. The state agriculture department said Friday that the horse was euthanized after developing neurological problems because of the equine herpes virus. Another competitive ...
  • I-70 Closed Both Directions Until at Least Late Afternoon Final Update: I-70 now open in both directions. UPDATE:  Eastbound I-70 is open from Glenwood Springs (mm 116) to Wolcott (mm 157) with a traffic escort in place. Periodic traffic stops may occur as well. Westbound I-70 remains closed from Wolcott (mm 157) to Glenwood Springs (mm 116) due to police activity. There is no ...
  • News, May 6th GLENWOOD CANYON BIKE PATH CLOSED Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Canyon bike path is closed from the Shoshone Power Plant to the Hanging Lake Rest Area due to high water. Officials with C-DOT say it will remain closed until further notice. According to the latezt measurements, the Colorado River below Glenwood Springs is running at just ...
  • USDA and DOI Green Light Conservation Practices for Farmers Ranchers and Landowners in Five Lesser Prairie-Chicken States Contact: USDA Office of Communications   (202) 720-4623 Interior Office of Communications (202) 208-6416 USDA and Interior Department Green Light Conservation Practices for Farmers, Ranchers and Landowners inFive Lesser Prairie-Chicken States WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior today announced that farmers, ranchers and landowners implementing Farm Service Agency (FSA) ...
  • News, May 2nd COLORADO INSURANCE OFFICIALS REVIEWING RURAL/URBAN RATING DISCREPANCIES Denver—Colorado insurance regulators have been taking a look at why health insurance premiums vary so widely between urban and rural areas, and they're releasing some of their findings today. The Colorado Division of Insurance is responding to complaints from mountain areas where health insurance premiums under the new ...
  • News, April 29th FEDERAL COURT RULING TODAY A VICTORY FOR SNOWMASS SKI AREA DENVER (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision allowing new ski terrain on Burnt Mountain in the Snowmass ski area.  The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday rejected a challenge by the environmental group Ark ...
  • News April 28th NEW YORK (AP) – Passengers flying Frontier Airlines will now have to pay extra to place carry-on bags in overhead bins or for advance seat assignments. The move comes as the Denver-based airline transforms itself into a fee-dependent airline, similar to Spirit Airlines or Allegiant Air – the only other U.S. carriers to charge such ...
  • Garfield Clean Energy rebate offer Garfield Clean Energy and Glenwood Springs Electric are offering a new round of rebates to help pay for energy efficiency upgrades. The rebates can be used by households and businesses from Glenwood Springs to Parachute. Limited funding is available on a first-come, first served basis. The energy experts at CLEER can provide free energy coaching to help people ...