• News, September 13th FLOODING RAVAGES FRONT RANGE LYONS, Colo. (AP) – This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene Friday are learning about unfolding events:1:56 p.m. MDTThe football game between Fresno State and Colorado is being postponed because of the flooding devastating the state. Chancellor Philip DiStefano said the community is hurting and it's not a good time ...
  • CDOT Issues Travel Advisory for Front Range Counties All Travelers in Boulder, Larimer, Jefferson and Clear Creek Counties recommended to avoid travel on State Highways and Interstates.
  • News, September 12th CARBONDALE FIREFIGHTERS RAISE MONEY FOR FALLEN ARIZONA FIREFIGHTERS Carbondale / Redstone—Ten thousand dollars has been raised by the Carbondale Rural and Fire Protection District to help the surviving family members of the 19 firefighters that were killed in the June 30th Yarnell Hill Fire in Prescott, Arizona.  The money was raised through donations collected over the ...
  • News, September 11th NO REC CENTER FOR RIFLE /COUNCIL SEATS FILLED Rifle—Voters in Rifle rejected a sales tax hike to build a new recreation center in yesterday’s municipal election.  Ballot question D was shot down by nearly 400 votes.  In the city council races, seven candidates were vying for four open seats.  The winners in order of vote tallies ...
  • Rifle Question D Defeated Unofficial final vote tallies from today's election in Rifle show Question D (regarding a tax to fund a new community center) was defeated, 1063 to 685 votes. These four candidates were elected to City Council (starting with most votes):  Randy Winkler, Dirk Myers, Barbara Clifton and Hans Parkinson. Questions A, B and C passed easily. More information Wednesday ...
  • News, September 10th ELECTION DAY IN RIFLE Rifle—Voters in Rifle are deciding the fate of the 3/4 cent sales tax increase to pay for a new recreation center. Today is election day in Rifle and the rec center tax is one of four on the municipal ballot.  In addition, seven candidates are vying for four open seats on the ...
  • News, September 9th GARCO COMMISSIONERS APPROVE MONEY FOR LOVA TRAIL Carbondale—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners unanimously but reluctantly approved 114 thousand dollars toward the controversial and costly South Canyon Trail. The contribution matches the city of Glenwood Springs to help leverage over 400 thousand dollars in federal money that hangs in the balance.   The money will be used ...
  • KMTS FOOTBALL: Bears, Demons Divide Western Slope League Openers GRAND JUNCTION (9/5/13) — Once again, Glenwood’s football team is struggling through an early season gauntlet of ranked opponents, while the Rifle Bears look poised for what could be their third consecutive undefeated Western Slope League season. Both teams began League play last week, the Demons falling 34-18 to Palisade at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction ...
  • News, September 6th FUNDRAISING EFFORT UNDERWAY FOR COLORADO RIVER PHOENIX (AP) – A coalition of environmental groups is launching a fundraising drive to restore part of the overtaxed Colorado River.Conservationists from Mexico and the U.S., including actor Robert Redford, will gather tomorrow at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix for a “low-water-use” event. Redford will give remarks as well ...
  • News, September 5th GW CITY COUNCIL MEETING / REC WEED Glenwood Springs—Recreational marijuana is on the agenda for tonight’s Glenwood Springs City Council. The council has been grappling with the rush to come up with local regulations for Amendment 64 by the state-imposed deadline of October 1st.  The city may consider buying a little more time by imposing a ...