• Delayed Opening Today at CMC Rifle Campuses Because of inclement weather, Colorado Mountain College Rifle campus and Downtown Rifle Academic Center are closed until noon today. To confirm whether your afternoon or evening class is scheduled at CMC Rifle, please call the campus snowline at 970-625-6990.
  • El Paso County Deputy Hailed a Hero by Family Colorado Springs—The family of El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick, who was killed in a shootout with a car thief two days ago, says they are grieving the loss of a hero and a “truly wonderful man.”  Family members say the 34 year old Flick reacted selflessly to protect the public and fellow law ...
  • Garfield County Supports Roan Drilling Project Rulison—A major natural gas drilling project on the slopes of the Roan Plateau received the blessing of Garfield County. After assurances that the visual impacts of 63 wells near Rulison will be minimal, county commissioners voiced their full support for Terra Energy Partners’ plan. Commissioner Tom Jankovsky says the positive economic impact over the next ...
  • West Slope Coal Mine Owner Cited in Worker Death Rangely—The operator of the Deserado Coal Mine near Rangely has been cited for a safety violation that caused the death of a worker. Blue Mountain Energy was issued a citation last week as the federal Mine Safety Health Administration released the final report into the death of 32 year old Jason Stevens. According to the ...
  • BLM Headquarters Headed West? Denver—In Ryan Zinke’s opinion, the Bureau of Land Management should be headquartered where 99 percent of America’s public lands exist…in the west. The U.S. Interior Secretary and Montana native is carrying out President Trump’s effort to roll back environmental protections and encourage energy development on public land. Zinke says many Interior Department decisions regarding grassland, ...
  • Headstones Sought for Unknown Garfield County Vets Glenwood Springs—Garfield County has it’s fair share of unknown soldiers but one local woman is working hard to make sure they’re all honored with a proper headstone. Lisa Passmore with the Glenwood Springs Historical Society and Frontier Museum says some of the soldiers buried in the county date back to the civil war. She says ...
  • Another Colorado Deputy Killed in Line of Duty Colorado Springs—Colorado’s law enforcement community is once again reeling from the shock over the shooting death of one of their own.  34 year old El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick was gunned down in the line of duty Monday afternoon while investigating a stolen car in Colorado Springs.  Two other deputies, a Colorado Springs ...
  • Adams County Deputy Laid to Rest DENVER (AP) – Thousands of people turned out to honor a Colorado sheriff’s deputy shot and killed while chasing a suspect. People lined streets Friday north of Denver to watch a large procession of law enforcement vehicles led by dozens of motorcycles taking Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm’s body to Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette. ...
  • Helicopter Crash Settlement DENVER (AP) – An aircraft manufacturer and a medical flight operator have agreed to pay $100 million to a flight nurse who was severely burned in a Colorado helicopter crash. Attorneys for David Repsher say Airbus Helicopters, the manufacturer, and Air Methods Corp., the operator, agreed to the payment to settle Repsher’s lawsuit over the 2015 ...
  • Denver Zoo Welcomes First Birth of the New Year DENVER (AP) – A two-toed sloth has been born at the Denver Zoo. The zoo’s sloth named Charlotte gave birth to the baby on Sunday. The mother and her baby made their public debut together on Thursday. The baby sloth is the zoo’s first announced birth in 2018. Zoo officials have yet to name the baby or announce ...