• NEWS, JULY 1ST Glenwood Springs–Over 100 law enforcement agencies across Colorado are looking for drunk drivers during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Increased patrols and sobriety checkpoints will be noticeable through 3 am Tuesday. Glenwood Springs–The 4th of July is the busiest day of the year for firefighters. It’s also one of the most ...
  • NEWS, JUNE 30TH Rifle–A Silt woman was killed in a rollover accident early yesterday morning on westbound I-70 near Rifle. The Colorado State Patrol says 57 year old Theresa Wilson was partially ejected from her car during the crash around 6:30 am. she was pronounced dead at Grand River Medical Center about three hours ...
  • NEWS, JUNE 29TH Glenwood Springs–The fire danger in the backcountry is getting worse by the day according to officials with the forest service and the Bureau of Land Management. Authorities say no restrictions are in place at this time but they are warning people to be especially mindful of the conditions during the upcoming 4th of ...
  • NEWS, JUNE 28TH Glenwood Springs–A recent high speed chase through South Glenwood Springs ended up being a foot pursuit of a man wanted by the United States Marshall’s office. 26 year old Thomas Armijo was caught hiding in some brushes along the bank of the Roaring Fork River. The Denver halfway house ...
  • FRIDAY NEWS, JUNE 24TH DENVER (AP) – A retreat for prominent conservatives is taking place this weekend in Vail. The semiannual retreat is hosted by the billionaire brother Charles and David Koch (kohk). The retreats are closed to the public and the press, but news of the meeting leaked out when Virginia’s Republican governor, Gov. Bob McDonnell, listed the gathering on his schedule. Protesters ...
  • THURSDAY NEWS, JUNE 23RD Glenwood Springs–Immigrant rights groups are up in arms over last weekend’s bust of known gang members at the Strawberry Days carnival in front of the Glenwood Springs Mall. Federal and local law enforcement officials say they arrested three men with active warrants who were linked to gang activity and were also in the ...
  • WEDNESDAY NEWS, JUNE 22ND Glenwood Springs–The budget for the Roaring Fork Re-1 school district for the ’11-’12 year includes the elimination of 76 jobs. Over a dozen teachers are losing their jobs along with several other employees. The budget is down about 2 and a half million dollars from last year due to a drop ...
  • TUESDAY NEWS, JUNE 21ST Glenwood Springs–Garfield County commissioners unanimously agreed to fund a second phase of health studies dealing with oil and gas drilling impacts in the Battlement Mesa. Close to 68 thousand dollars will pay for air quality research and monitoring. The second round of studies follows the county’s controversial decision to ...
  • MONDAY NEWS, JUNE 20TH Rifle–For the second time in three weeks, the American National Bank in Rifle was targeted by a robber. The robbery attempt Friday evening was unsuccessful and a suspect was arrested. 37 year old Bannon Lyndsay of Rifle was booked on several charges including criminal attempt and robbery. Witnesses say ...
  • FRIDAY NEWS, JUNE 17TH Glenwood Springs–The final public forum and open house on Colorado’s roadless rule was held yesterday at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Officials with the U.S. Forest Service say the current version is both flexible and contemporary by adding more roadless areas to the inventory while maintaining access for outdoor recreation and other activities. Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood ...