• News, October 4th FORMER ASPEN MAYOR DIES Aspen—She never backed down from a good debate on the issues, especially when it involved the environment, social issues or her beloved town of Aspen.  Former Aspen Mayor and Pitkin County Commissioner Helen Klanderud has died.  According to reports Klanderud passed away yesterday after suffering a massive stroke in her doctor’s office ...
  • News, October 3rd COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE AREAS REMAIN OPEN DESPITE SHUTDOWN OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Denver—The Federal government may be closed but Colorado is open for business for hunting, camping and fishing.  All lands managed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife are still up and running.  According to officials with parks and wildlife, while national parks have been closed because ...
  • News, September 27th GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL WORKING OUT REC WEED REGS Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council is still trying to hammer out final regulations for recreational marijuana.  The council held a second work session last night to go over various zoning regulations such as how far retail pot establishments should be from K through 12 schools and buffer ...
  • News, September 26th WEED REGS APPROVED BY CARBONDALE Carbondale—The Carbondale Board of Trustees voted 5 to nothing to approve regulations for retail marijuana shops.  The new regulations go into effect next Tuesday, October 1st.  Carbondale is the first municipality in Garfield County to adopt regulations in accordance with the voter approved Amendment 64.  INVESTMENTS BEING MADE IN MARIJUANA Denver—Some people ...
  • News, September 25th WESTERN SLOPE OIL SHALE PROJECT SCRAPPED Rifle—Trillions of gallons of Western Slope oil are going to have to remain embedded deep in shale rock for the foreseeable future.  The last company hoping to develop an environmentally-friendly and economically-viable extraction process has decided to scrap it’s project in the Piceance Basin.  Officials with Royal Dutch Shell made ...
  • News, September 24th TWO MORE FLOOD SURVIVORS FOUND DENVER (AP) – Four people who were listed as unaccounted for in the Colorado floods have contacted authorities to say they are alive and well. That leaves only two people who haven't been heard from, and a third who is missing and presumed dead. The death toll remains at eight. KILLER OF ...
  • News, September 23rd VP VIEWS FLOOD DAMAGE IN COLORADO DENVER (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden visited Colorado Monday, taking a helicopter tour of flood damage and surveying recovery efforts. Biden arrived at Buckley Air Force Base and boarded an Army Blackhawk helicopter for the tour. His helicopter flew over flood-affected areas in Broomfield, Boulder, Estes Park, Loveland and ...
  • News, September 20th FLOODS DAMAGE AMTRAK ZEPHYR ROUTE Glenwood Springs—The floods took out several miles of train track causing Amtrak’s California Zephyr to begin detours today.  Chartered buses for passengers missing stops in Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction will be provided as well as stops in Green River and Provo, Utah.  Officials say the the flood-damaged track will be ...
  • News, September 19th SOUTH BRIDGE PROJECT NIXED Glenwood Springs—The South Bridge Project in Glenwood Springs has gone south for the time being.  The plans to build the additional access route to Highway 82 from Four Mile Road and Glenwood Park didn’t make the final cut with the state’s “RAMP” program. (Responsible Acceleration of Maintenance and Partnerships)  The city of ...
  • News, September 18th FLOOD RECOVERY EFFORTS UNDERWAY LONGMONT (AP) – Colorado officials say the emergency response to the flood disaster is ending and the long and arduous task of recovery has begun.  Sheriff Joe Pelle said Wednesday that rescue workers are ending “high octane” search-and-rescue operations. Searchers are now going door-to-door and looking through debris piles and vehicles for ...