• News, August 16th RED CANYON FIRE EVACUEES GO HOME Glenwood Springs—The families that were evacuated from their homes on Lookout Mountain from the Red Canyon Fire are now back home.  Firefighting crews managed to reach 75 percent containment last night and expect to have it fully contained tonight.  The lightning-sparked fire burned close to 400 acres.  Officials say the ...
  • News, August 15th RED CANYON FIRE SETTLING DOWN Glenwood Springs—The Red Canyon fire southeast of Glenwood Springs settled down last night thanks to a little cloud cover, cooler temperatures and less wind.  Officials with the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team say the fire has burned close to 400 acres but is nearly 30 percent contained.  Evacuees from Lookout Mountain ...
  • News, August 14th RED CANYON FIRE, DAY 3 THE WINDS HAVE CALMED DOWN BUT THE RED CANYON FIRE HAS NOT.  THE BLAZE, WHICH STARTED MONDAY HAS NOW BURNED OVER 350 ACRES AND IS 10 PERCENT CONTAINED.  AT  6 O’CLOCK THIS MORNING, THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM OFFICIALLY TOOK COMMAND. LATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON, GUSTY WINDS CAME ALONG AND PUSHED ...
  • News, August 13th RED CANYON FIRE GROWING, MORE RESOURCES EN ROUTE GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Sheriff’s officials say a wildfire burning near Glenwood Springs has prompted evacuations. Garfield County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Walter Stowe says the fire had been burning on an estimated 200 acres when it made a run to the north and east Tuesday. That prompted evacuations ...
  • Red Canyon Fire As of 7:30pm on Monday the 12th of August the fire on county road 115 had consumed approx 150 acres of pinon and juniper near the Crystal Light subdivison.  Residents in the area where put on evacuation notice, but no evacuations where issued.  No structures have been lost and no injuries have been reported. A single ...
  • News, August 12th Rifle—Six Garfield County streams are being proposed for in-stream flow protection to protect recreation and fisheries. The Colorado Water Conservation Board is considering recommendations for stretches of the Dry Fork of Roan Creek, Beaver Creek and East Divide Creek. MANITOU SPRINGS (AP) – Officials in Manitou Springs are investigating whether a hospitalized woman is the ...
  • News, August 9th RF WATERSHED FLOWS BELOW AVERAGE Glenwood Springs—Stream flows in the Roaring Fork Watershed are once again well below average according to the latest report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy. After a few days of steady rainfall, the area is still mired in a drought with the eastern side of the watershed listed as moderate and the ...
  • News, August 8th LEGAL MANEUVERING IN DEADLY CARBONDALE SHOOTING Glenwood Springs—A gag order is being sought by attorneys for the Carbondale man accused of murdering his stepdaughter’s boyfriend last Wednesday.  39 year old Fredy Cabrera is behind bars for allegedly shooting Douglas Menjivar July 31st and wounding his stepdaughter, Leydy Trejo.  Cabrera’s attorneys are asking the judge for a ...
  • News, August 7th HAYDEN (AP) – Structural engineers are examining Hayden Middle School in Routt County after a large SUV crashed into a classroom. School principal Gina Zabel says no students or teachers were in the building yesterday when the Ford Expedition crashed through a fence and slammed through the brick wall of a classroom. No one was ...
  • Admission to State Parks is Free Today DENVER (AP) – Admission to state parks is free Monday, August 5  in Colorado’s annual tradition to mark its anniversary of statehood. The state’s 42 state parks will still charge camping fees, but admission is free on Monday. It will be a first “free day” for the state’s newest park, Staunton State Park near Pine. The park ...