• Glenwood Police Look for Kidnapping Suspect Glenwood Springs Police are looking for a man suspected of kidnapping a young girl Friday. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, the girl was grabbed while walking in downtown Glenwood around 5:30 Friday afternoon and forced into a pickup.  After driving around for over an hour, the suspect took the girl to a ...
  • –UPDATE– One Dead, One Injured Following Glenwood Shooting Latest update: The suspect in Wednesday night's double shooting is in custody after turning himself in to authorities in Mesa County. Garfield County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for a 39 year old man in connection with a shooting that occurred last night just outside Glenwood Springs City Limits. Sheriff's Office Spokesman, Walt Stowe, says a report of ...
  • Basalt Woman Killed in Boating Accident ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a 21-year-old woman was killed in a boating accident at Ruedi Reservoir. Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis says Haley Rinaldi of Basalt was being pulled on a tube behind a boat when the tow rope snapped and the metal connector struck her in the head at about 3:30 p.m. Friday.
  • News, July 24th FIRES NEAR MEEKER STILL BURNING MEEKER (AP) — Crews are working to build more containment lines around two wildfires burning in northwestern Colorado. The Citadel Fire has burned 2.9 square miles about 40 miles northwest of Meeker since being reported Sunday. It's 10 percent contained. The East Tschuddi (ta-SHOE'-dee) Fire is 445 acres, about 20 ...
  • News, July 23rd GARFIELD COUNTY CHOSEN FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS PROJECT Glenwood Springs—Garfield County was chosen to take part in an important, year-long project to put alternative fuels for vehicles on the fast track.  CLEER, short for Clean Energy Economy for the Region, will be leading the pilot project known as “Refuel Colorado Fleets.”  Eight other counties were selected after ...
  • News, July 22nd COL ATTY GENERAL DISPUTES FEDS TAKING ENERGY FUNDS Grand Junction—Uncle Sam has no business taking energy lease money to pay down the federal budget deficit according to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers.  Suthers says about 110 million dollars is being withheld from energy-impacted states like Colorado and Utah.  He says the federal government has no authority ...
  • News, July 19th COLORADO/TRI-COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT Denver—More Coloradans were in the unemployment line in June.  According to the latest figures from the state labor department, the jobless rate rose one tenth of a percentage point to 7 percent.  Nationally, the unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.  Summer hiring helped boost numbers locally.  In Pitkin County, the unemployment rate dropped from ...
  • News, July 18th WEST NILE VIRUS WARNING FOR GARFIELD COUNTY Glenwood Springs—Protect yourself from mosquitoes.  Garfield County officials say several hot spots have been found where mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus.  A human case of the mosquito-borne disease hasn’t been reported in Garfield County for over 6 years but officials say now is not the time ...
  • News, July 17th OVERDUE HIKERS FOUND IN PITCO ASPEN (AP) — Six hikers missing on the Lost Man Loop trail near Aspen have been found safe. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office was called Tuesday after the hikers were reported overdue. They were found about midnight after they wandered off the trail. The sheriff's office said in a statement Wednesday ...
  • News, July 16th GARCO ASKS BLM TO EASE UP ON ROAN DRILLING RESTRICTIONS GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) — Garfield County commissioners are seeking protection if any existing federal oil and gas leases on the Roan Plateau northwest of Rifle are canceled. The county is trying to protect itself from having to pay back millions of dollars of federal mineral lease ...