• News, January 2nd MINIMUM WAGE RAISE Undated–If you’ve been earning the minimum wage in Colorado, you’re getting a small pay raise. The hourly rate of $7.78 went into effect January 1st. That’s an increase of 14 cents an hour. The raise was the same for people who rely on tips. Waiters and waitresses will now ...
  • News, December 31st SKICO PATROLLER KILLED IN SNOWMASS AVALANCHE SNOWMASS VILLAGE – Investigators are headed to the site of Colorado’s first avalanche death this season. A member of Aspen Skiing Company’s off-duty ski patrol died yesterday after an avalanche in a permanently closed area at the Snowmass ski area. 49-year-old Patricia Hileman was killed when the avalanche carried her over ...
  • News, December 28th CMC PRESIDENT RESIGNS Glenwood Springs–Colorado Mountain College President Dr. Stan Jensen has resigned. Dr. Jensen tendered his resignation during a telephone conference yesterday. Jensen spent four years at the helm and spearheaded several notable accomplishments for CMC including the implementation of a Bachelor’s Degree program in business and energy and the opening of the new, ...
  • News, Christmas Eve PALISADE (AP) – A nationwide manhunt for a man accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl has ended in Garfield County where is being held without bail. Authorities arrested 59-year-old James David Tiner early Saturday morning after a short pursuit after police closed in on his home in Palisade. His first court appearance ...
  • News, December 22nd FRACKING STUDY RELEASED WASHINGTON (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency has released a progress report on its research into potential impacts of natural gas hydraulic fracturing and drilling on drinking water. The update released Friday doesn’t come to any conclusions and the final report won’t be released until 2014. The EPA says information on ...
  • News, December 20th ICY ROADS, COLD TEMPS CAUSE TRAVEL HEADACHES Glenwood Springs–The stretch of I-70 through South Canyon has been treacherous for motorists the past 24 hours. Several accidents have occurred on the icy section, forcing at least two closures and numerous tie ups in both directions. The heavy snow from Tuesday’s big storm turned into a ...
  • News, December 19th   SNOW DAY IN RF VALLEY   Glenwood Springs- School was cancelled today in the Roaring Fork Re-1district due to the heavy snow and dangerous road conditions.  Students from Glenwood Springs to Basalt got their first,official snow day of the school year but they weren’t so lucky in other areas.  Despite getting several inches of snow, classes in ...
  • Snow Day Today for RE-1 and Others Students in the RE-1 School District will get a snow day today, while crews continue to work on clearing area roads.  The RE-1 School District includes public schools in Glenwood, Carbondale and Basalt. Also, the Ross Montessori School and St. Stephen Schools have declared today a snow day and classes at the Glenwood Springs Center for ...
  • News, December 18th VALLEY DRUG RING BUST GROWS Glenwood Springs–Last week’s massive Roaring Fork Valley-wide drug bust continues to grow. The number of alleged suspects now stands at 16 with five more that are still wanted. The two latest suspects to be charged turned themselves in including Hugo Delgado and a 17 year old Glenwood Springs High ...
  • Over Two Dozen Killed at Connecticut Elementary School Source says most of the victims were children