• News, February 25th WEED REGULATIONS DENVER (AP) – Marijuana potency in Colorado won't be limited – but consumers should know how strong pot is before they buy it. That's the recommendation Monday from a task force suggesting regulations on pot. Voters in Colorado decided last year to allow recreational pot, and Colorado is now figuring out how to regulate ...
  • News, February 21st ANOTHER ENERGY COMPANY ASKS BLM FOR SUSPENSION OF LEASES ON THOMPSON DIVIDE Silt–With the window of opportunity closing fast, another Houston, Texas-based oil and gas company has asked the Bureau of Land Management to suspend it's leases in the Thompson Divide. Ursa Piceance LLC has joined SG Interests in requesting a lease suspension to avoid ...
  • News, February 20th MILLER/BILSON MEMORIAL SATURDAY New Castle–A memorial service will be held this Saturday afternoon at 1 at Coal Ridge High School for two young people from the county who died last Friday night in a traffic accident. 20 year old Malachi Bilson and 18 year old Kellie Miller were killed in a collision at a busy ...
  • News, February 19th DENVER (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the death sentence appeal of Nathan Dunlap, who killed four people at a Aurora Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in 1993. Dunlap is Colorado's longest-serving death-row inmate, and could become the first inmate executed in the state since 1995. One of Dunlap's ...
  • News, February 15th GUN CONTROL AT STATE CAPITOL Denver–It's a gun-control battle at the State Capitol. Lawmakers are hunkered down for what is expected to be an emotionally-charged debate over firearms and 2nd Amendment rights. Several gun control bills are being discussed and voted on dealing with a wide range of topics including background checks for gun ...
  • News, February 14th CARBONDALE OFFICIALLY OPPOSED TO THOMPSON DIVIDE DRILLING Carbondale–You can officially add the town of Carbondale to the growing list of opponents of drilling in the Thompson Divide area. Town trustees agreed this week to send a letter to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission that says drilling in the Divide outside of town should ...
  • News, February 13th SLURRY BOMBERS IN SHORT SUPPLY FOR WILDFIRES Undated–Attacking wildfires from the air this summer is going to be hindered because of government red tape. According to Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall, replacement air tankers may not be available due to budget disputes tying up federal funds. He says firefighting crews will probably have to get ...
  • News, February 12th GUN CONTROL DENVER (AP) – New ammunition limits and more background checks on firearm purchases will be under consideration as Colorado Democrats start pushing gun control legislation. The House Judiciary committee is expected to take its first votes on the bills today. One would make it a crime to have or sell large-capacity gun magazines. ...
  • News, February 11th STATE SUPREME COURT RULES ON ENTRANCE TO ASPEN Denver–The state-designed entrance to Aspen cannot be challenged by voters according to a ruling handed down this morning by the Colorado Supreme Court. The justices ruled that a 2007 petition asking voters about C-DOT's plans was out of line because the design was chosen by administrators and therefore ...
  • News, February 7th ACCESS CONTROL PLAN, MAJOR DEVELOPMENT ON COUNCIL AGENDA Glenwood Springs–The Highway 82 Access Control Plan from 21st street to the city limits is being discussed by the Glenwod Springs City Council tonight. No decisions will be made but several issues will be addressed during the worksession. The council is also expected to make a ...