• News, June 10th GARCO COMMISSIONERS DISCUSS GRAVEL MINE, WATER STORAGE FACILITY PROJECTS Parachute—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners is on the road today. The board is meeting in Parachute and will consider granting a one year extenstion to the Cerise Gravel Mine at Highway 82 and County Road 103. The board will also hold a public hearing for ...
  • News, June 6th GARFIELD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS DISCUSS 4-MILE ROAD PROJECT WITH CONCERNED CITIZENS Glenwood Springs—The plans to blow up a rock wall on Four Mile Road near Black Diamond Road don’t make sense to most people in the neighborhood. Several concerned residents in the area expressed their concerns to the Garfield County Board of Commissioners during a special ...
  • News, June 6th HWY 82 ACCESS CONTROL PLAN ON GW COUNCIL AGENDA Glenwood Springs—Will the Glenwood Springs City Council give the Highway 82 Access Control Plan the green light tonight? The council will once again discuss at length, C-DOT’s transportation management plan that will impact Grand Avenue through Glenwood Springs and Highway 82 outside of town. The council ...
  • COLORADO WILDFIRES Creede—The wildfire near Creede should be fully contained soon. Officials in Mineral County say the 75-acre “Streams Lake Fire” was sparked last Friday when gusty winds scattered ashes from a month old slash pile. Authorities say there was no indication the pile was still smouldering when it was checked two weeks ago. ...
  • News, June 5th GLENWOOD MAN BUSTED IN OHIO FOR BOMB THREAT Kent, OH—A Glenwood Springs man is locked up in an Ohio jail for allegedly threatening to set off a bomb at Kent State University. According to reports from the Portage County Sheriff’s Office, 58 year old Louis Koleszar got into a cab at the Akron-Canton Airport and told ...
  • News, June 4th FAILED POWER LINE SPARKS GW GRASS FIRE Glenwood Springs—Quick work by the Glenwood Springs Fire Department prevented a small grass fire from threatening any homes yesterday in the Oak Meadows subdivision. According to fire chief Gary Tillotson, a spark from a failed, Holy Cross power line ignited the blaze up Four Mile Road. The ...
  • News, June 3rd PARACHUTE MAN NAMED TO STATE BOARD Parachute—Parachute resident Dan McCarty has been nominated to serve on the State Board of Stock Inspection. According to Governor John Hickenlooper, McCarty will help make rules and regulations dealing with livestock fees and inspections, bond security for butchers and rules for public livestock auctions. McCarty’s nomination must be ...
  • News, May 31st LOCAL RIVERS PEAKING/SNOWPACK DROPPING Glenwood Springs—Local rivers seem to have hit their peak flows for the spring according to the latest expert reports. Official with the U.S. Geological Survey say the Colorado River hit the highest level on May 18th at 96-hundred cubic feet per second. The Roaring Fork/Colorado River confluence peaked on Memorial ...
  • Sports, May 30th ‘STROS BEAT ROCKS Denver— (AP) – J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, Carlos Pena connected for a home run as part of a three-run ninth, and the Houston Astros rallied against Colorado’s bullpen to beat the Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night. The Astros overcame 12 strikeouts and Troy Tulowitzki’s first ...
  • News, May 30th COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR NEW PRESIDENT Glenwood Springs—A nationwide search is officially underway to find a new president for Colorado Mountain College. CMC is looking for a replacement for Dr. Stan Jensen who resigned six months ago when questions were raised about his involvement in leasing part of the Spring Valley Campus property ...