• NEWS, OCTOBER 11TH Glenwood Springs–Police chiefs in Carbondale, Glenwood Springs and Basalt publicly responded for the first time to defend the school resource officer program in the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District. The S-R-O program has been criticized by local immigrant rights groups for working with federal authorities. Aspen–Officials in Aspen are asking the state water court ...
  • NEWS, OCTOBER 10TH GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – State statistics show Colorado paid nearly $60 million to departing workers for unused leave and sick time over the past three years and could owe $367 million more to current employees. The figures were reported by the State Controller's Office. Republican state Rep. Laura Bradford of Collbran says her own research found that a single ...
  • NEWS, OCTOBER 7TH Glenwood Springs–Sales tax revenue in Glenwood Springs continues to improve but ever so slowly. In preparation for the 2012 budget, city officials are bracing for additional budget cutbacks. Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs city council voted 3 to 2 to not render an opinion on the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District mill levy override ballot ...
  • NEWS, OCTOBER 6TH GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – Mesa County health officials are reporting Colorado's first confirmed case of influenza of the season. The county health department said today that a lab test confirmed the illness in a Mesa County resident. Health officials say the resident had traveled out of state during the likely time of exposure. State health officials confirm it is ...
  • NEWS, OCTOBER 5TH Aspen–The city of Aspen is appealing a Colorado Supreme Court ruling that says ballot secrecy is not protected under the state constitution. The ruling came in the case of former Aspen Mayoral candidate Marilyn Marks who asked to see how council members voted to replace outgoing councilman Dwayne Romero in May of 2009. ...
  • New Castle Woman Killed In Car Crash FRISCO, Colo. (AP) – A 31-year-old New Castle woman has died after the car she was in struck a moose on Interstate 70 near Frisco. The Summit County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Tishe Marie Quintana. Quintana was a passenger in the car that hit the moose Sunday night. Colorado State ...
  • NEWS, SEPTEMBER 29TH Glenwood Springs–An immigrant advocacy group is asking the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District to adopt a policy prohibiting school resource officers from working in conjunction with federal immigration authorities. District officials hope to discuss the matter with local police chiefs in the near future. Glenwood Springs–A Latino man wanted for sexually assaulting a child ...
  • Garfield County Crimestoppers Needs Help Locating Fugitive Garfield County Sheriff\'s investigators are looking for any information on the whereabouts of Saul Barajas-Apolinar, AKA Oscar Garcia, who has an active Nationwide warrant out of Garfield County for Sexual Assault on a Child; Sexual Assault on a child by one in a position of trust and child abuse. Investigators need your help locating this subject; ...
  • NEWS, SEPTEMBER 28TH Basalt–The Basalt Town Council voted to impose a 20-cent fee for paper and plastic grocery bags at yesterday's meeting. Officials in Aspen and Carbondale will take up the issue next month. Glenwood Springs–The Roaring Fork Re-1 school board may discuss the school resource officer program in the district. The S-R-O program has ...
  • NEWS, SEPTEMBER 27TH WASHINGTON (AP) – As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes – a death toll that would make the outbreak the deadliest in more than a decade. The Centers for Disease Control said last week that 55 illnesses and eight deaths were linked to the outbreak. Since then, state and local health departments ...