• 2018 Colorado Proposition Results Constitutional Amendment V – Reduce Assembly Age Minimum From 25 to 21 years old 2,656 of 3,219 precincts – 83 percent Yes, 659,220 – 35 percent x-No, 1,228,980 – 65 percent Constitutional Amendment W – Revise Judge Retention Vote Allow single question 2,571 of 3,219 precincts – 80 percent Yes, 963,677 – 53 percent No, 845,148 – 47 percent Constitutional Amendment X – ...
  • Polis Will be Next Colorado Governor DENVER (AP) – Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton in the Colorado governor’s race. Polis’ victory Tuesday keeps the governor’s seat in Democratic hands. The 43-year-old Polis will succeed the term-limited John Hickenlooper to become Colorado’s first openly gay governor. Polis is a five-term congressman and technology ...
  • Weld County Man Pleads Guilty In Murders of Wife, Two Girls GREELEY (AP) – A Colorado man charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters has pleaded guilty under a plea deal that will allow him to avoid the death penalty. Christopher Watts entered his plea Tuesday during a court hearing in Greeley. Investigators have previously said that Watts admitted to police that he killed ...
  • Couple Arrested for Human Trafficking in Glenwood Glenwood Springs—It’s hard to fathom in this valley…human trafficking. A man and a woman have been indicted by a grand jury for prostituting minors out of a busy Glenwood Springs motel.  According to arrest reports, 30 year old Dasjuan Goode and 25 year old Damara Hester brought children from Aurora to the motel on 6th ...
  • Abandoned Puppies Left to Die Near Rifle Rifle—Nine newborn puppies with closed eyes and dried umbilical cords still attached, were found abandoned recently near Rifle.  Seven of them died.  The two surviving pups are being nursed back to health by a local veterinarian.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, a couple camping in the area around County Road 244, ...
  • Grand Junction Gynecologist Pleads Guilty to Harassment Grand Junction—A former Grand Junction gynecologist accused of using purple dye while examining a patient won’t be going to jail and will be allowed to continue practicing medicine.  58 year old Dr. Barry King pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of harassment to avoid jail time. His conviction will be thrown out as long as ...
  • Meth, Heroin, & Guns Seized in Garfield County Drug Bust RIFLE—Five people were arrested recently at a house south of Rifle that has long been known as a hotbed of drug and gang related activity. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Threat Assessment Group (TAG), deputies responded to a call of  ‘shots fired’ at 981 Gage Road. When deputies arrived at the ...
  • Glenwood Springs Economy Strengthened by the New Bridge Glenwood Springs—What a difference a year and a new bridge makes. The new Grand Avenue Bridge helped boost Glenwood Springs’ overall sales tax revenues by nearly 10 percent from August of 2017 to this year. The city collected over 1.6 million dollars this past August thanks in large part to more visitors staying in local ...
  • No Contract Extension for Aspen School District Superintendent Aspen—Aspen School District Superintendent Dr. John Maloy has a job until June 30th of 2021.  Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess.  The Aspen Board of Education chose not to extend his current contract.  The vote and announcement followed a series of closed-door, executive sessions held by the school board. No specific reasons were given for the ...
  • The Halloween Heat is On! Glenwood Springs—You don’t want to trade your Halloween costume for a county-issued jail jumpsuit. That’s what will happen if you’re caught driving drunk or stoned over the next few days. Law enforcement agencies across Colorado will be on the prowl for impaired drivers during the annual Halloween “Heat is On” DUI campaign starting at 6 ...