• News, May 15th OVERDUE ELECTRIC BILL SCAM CONTINUES IN GLENWOOD Glenwood Springs—A scam artist is still trying to rip off Glenwood Springs business owners by scaring them into paying for what he says are overdue electric bills.  This has been going on for over week now according to the Glenwood Springs Police Department. Witnesses say it appears to be ...
  • News, May 14th GARCO BOARD CONTINUES LAND USE CODE HEARINGS…AGAIN Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners still have more work to do to revise and streamline the Land Use Code.  After hearing pleas from a number of citizens to keep the 2008 code intact, the board decided to continue the hearing and discussion another week.  Commissioners are aiming ...
  • News, May 13th HWY 82 ROADKILL FENCE DOING THE TRICK CARBONDALE – The Colorado Department of Transportation says new fences on highways are reducing the number of wildlife accidents. The agency says animal-vehicle collisions in the Carbondale area of Colorado 82 fell below 100 in 2010 from the roughly 175 the previous year, and were well under 50 by ...
  • News, May 10th DENVER (AP) – Gov John Hickenlooper has signed a Colorado elections overhaul that includes same-day voter registration and mailing ballots to all voters. With the bill, every registered voter will get a ballot by mail, but they could still vote in person. DENVER (AP) – Oil and gas drilling critics in Colorado are looking for ...
  • News, May 9th GOV WARNS COLORADANS ABOUT HIGH FIRE DANGER AHEAD CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper is urging Coloradans to remain cautious and prevent wildfires despite recent snow and rain. Hickenlooper said Thursday that the danger of wildfires starting and spreading isn’t as bad as last year but he doesn’t want people to let their guard ...
  • Local Businesses Targeted by Scam Artist The Glenwood Springs Police Department says they have received several complaints from local merchants stating that they received a call from someone claiming to be from Holy Cross. The call told the merchants that their electric bill is past due and they need to make immediate payment on-line or their power will be shut off. The calls appeared ...
  • News, May 8th ONE LANE OF McCLURE PASS OPENED AS ROCKFALL CLEANUP CONTINUES PAONIA — Colorado transportation officials have opened one lane of Colorado Highway 133 to alternating traffic near Paonia Reservoir, as workers finish cleaning up a rockslide. The highway was closed south of McClure Pass on Sunday after the slide left at least one rock the ...
  • News, May 7th FIREWORKS BANNED IN UNICORPORATED GARFIELD COUNTY Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to ban the sale or use of fireworks in unincorporated parts of the county.  The ban will be in effect between May 31st and July 5th.  The recommendation to ban fireworks was made by local fire experts, Sheriff Lou Vallario, Colorado ...
  • Highway 133 Closed Through Friday, 82 Will Open for Season on Time The Colorado Department of Transportation says Highway 133 will likely remain closed through Friday, following a huge rockslide that occurred early Sunday morning.  CDOT says the slide came down 13 miles south of the McClure Pass Summit, near Paonia Reservoir. CDOT Spokesperson Nancy Shanks says the biggest rocks on the roadway measure about the size of a dump truck ...
  • Smoke in the air Today is from a Controlled Burn Garfield County authorities say smoke in the air throughout the Colorado River Valley is from a prescribed burn between Rulison and Collbran.