• News, July 1st   ARIZONA FIREFIGHTERS REMEMBERED BY GARCO COMMISSIONERS Glenwood Springs—A moment of silence and a word of prayer was offered this morning before the Garfield County Commissioner’s meeting for the 19 Arizona Hotshot firefighters killed yesterday. The deaths of the elite firefighters hit close to home in the Roaring Fork Valley as the 19th anniversary of the Storm ...
  • News, June 28th LOCAL SNOWMELT GONE Glenwood Springs—Local river and stream levels continue to plummet as the seering heat and wind persist. According to the latest information from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, what remained of the snowmelt in the high country has all but vanished from the heat wave this past week. Officials say the Roaring Fork ...
  • News, June 27th REMAINS OF MISSING BOY FOUND NEAR DURANGO Durango—Human bones found by searchers this week in southwestern Colorado were that of the boy who’s been missing since November. The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office says the Colorado Bureau of Investigation confirmed the remains to be those of 13 year old Dylan Redwine. The youngster lived in ...
  • Health Care Reform Resources This article contains links to both General Resources and Insurance Carrier Websites. You will find contact information for our guests at the end of this article. You can listen to today’s program here: General Resources: Connect for Health Colorado     www.connectforhealthco.com Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (full text)  http://docs.house.gov/rules/hr4872/111 hr 3590 engrossed.pdf US Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Consumer ...
  • News, June 26th BRUSH CREEK FIRE NEAR FULL CONTAINMENT Rifle—The Brush Creek Fire north of Rifle is now 90 percent contained. As resources and crews are sent to other fires around the country, officials expect to have full containment tonight or tomorrow. Rifle Gap is now completely open to the public. City officials have also called for fire restrictions for Rifle Mountain Park beginning tomorrow. FIRE BANS ...
  • News, June 25th STATEWIDE FIRE DANGER WORSENING Aspen—The City of Aspen is the latest Colorado community to cancel it’s 4th of July fireworks show. Due to the extreme fire danger, Aspen Fire Chief Ed Van Walraven says it’s the wisest thing to do. He says considering the current weather conditions and the bleak forecast for more hot, ...
  • News, June 24th BODY OF PYRAMID PEAK CLIMBER FOUND Aspen—The body of the climber who went missing after reaching the summit of Pyramid Peak Sunday afternoon has been found. Pitkin County search and rescue teams found the body of the Pueblo man just before noon today. His name has not been released. According to reports, he was an ...
  • News, June 21st NEW FIRE NORTH OF RIFLE & NORTHWEST OF BURNS Rifle—Another lightning-sparked wildfire is burning northeast of Rifle, not far from the recently contained Ward Gulch Fire. Officials with the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit say the Brush Creek Fire has burned about 300 acres since last night on BLM land with no structures in ...
  • News, June 20th ASPEN (AP) – Tractor-trailer drivers who try to illegally use Independence Pass this summer could find themselves with a mandatory court appearance as authorities try to crack down on the dangerous route. County emergency dispatchers already this spring and summer have taken 14 calls about semitrailers going over the pass. There is no room ...
  • New Fire Today Near the Garfield / Rio Blanco County Line      RANGELY, Colo. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials say a wind-driven wildfire about 20 miles southeast of Rangely has prompted the evacuation of a youth camp as a precaution.        Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Michael Joos says about 40 kids and half a dozen adults were asked to leave Wednesday afternoon. He says the camp is in no immediate danger ...