• Local Election Results Update 85% of the votes from Garfield County have been counted. As of now, the count stands as follows:   Garfield County Commissioner District 2 John Martin - 11,087 votes Sonja Linman - 10,173 votes   Mike Samson has been reelected as Garfield County Commissioner, District 3. Garfield County voted as follows: Mike Samson - 11,646 votes Aleks Briedis - 9,294 votes   District Attorney 9th Judicial District Martin Beeson - 10,996 ...
  • News, November 6th ELECTION DAY 2012 Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico expects her office to be counting votes until 1 or 2 o’clock tomorrow morning. She says with 75 percent of registered voters casting their ballots by mail, the lines at the polling stations shouldn’t be too long. The polls close at 7pm. Garfield ...
  • News, November 5th DENVER (AP) – Most voters in Colorado cast their ballots before Election Day, but that may not mean an earlier evening for the state’s ballot-counters. Colorado’s elections clerks are braced for a tight presidential contest, a long night and even the possibility of recounts for close races. Some county clerks charged with tabulating the ...
  • News, November 2nd Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs city council unanimously approved an 11.7 million dollar budget for 2013. The budget contains about 300 thousand dollars more in expenditures than this year and reflects a steady climb in sales tax revenues. City officials say there may be some small increases in fees but overall service levels will ...
  • News, November 1st Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs’ 2013 budget is expected to be approved tonight by the city council. The 11.7 million dollar budget exceeds this year’s expenditures by about 300 thousand dollars. City Manager Jeff Hecksel says some fees may see a slight increase but overall service levels will remain the same next year. He says ...
  • News, October 31st Glenwood Springs–The British man accused of murdering his wife and dumping her body in a remote part of western Garfield County won’t be tried until next spring. The first degree murder trial of 49 year old Marcus Bebb-Jones was supposed to begin next Monday, November 5th. For unknown reasons, the trial in the ...
  • News, October 30th New York, NY/Glenwood Springs–A local team of future attorneys is stuck in the Big Apple because of Hurricane Sandy. The Glenwood Springs High School Mock Trial Team was scheduled to fly out of New York yesterday but their flight was canceled. Team coach and attorney Charlie Willman says the team is staying at a ...
  • News, October 29th GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say three people have been arrested in connection with the slaying of a 38-year-old man whose body was found near Grand Junction. Sadie Camis and Nathan Dennis, both 28, were arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of Rigoberto Luna. Dennis also ...
  • News, October 26th Carbondale – An oil and gas company with leases on thousands of acres of public land near Carbondale has applied for a permit to drill wells. SG Interests has said it is interested in potentially having seven to nine well pads. The Houston-based company says it is performing surveys and other work to determine where it ...
  • News, October 25th GOLDEN – 17 year old Austin Reed Sigg has confessed in the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl and in a separate attack on a runner in Westminster. Jefferson County District Attorney Scott Storey says they have “overwhelming” DNA evidence against the boy. Sigg made his first court appearance this morning in the ...