• Warren Miller, Filmmaker, Dead at 93 ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. (AP) – Warren Miller, the prolific outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to the skiing life that he narrated with his own humorous style, has died. He was 93. His family says in a statement that Miller died Wednesday evening at his home on Orcas Island. A World War II veteran, ...
  • Backcountry Skier Killed in Avalanche Silverton—A Durango man is the first Colorado avalanche victim of 2018.  According to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, 27 year old Able Palmer was killed Sunday in a slide near Silverton.  The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says Palmer was skiing south of Red Mountain Pass in an area known as “Sam’s Trees.”   About 20 ...
  • Colorado Supreme Court Abortion Lawsuit Decision Denver—A lawsuit filed by former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton over abortion funding was dismissed today by the state Supreme Court. Today’s ruling upheld other judges’ dismissals of the lawsuit that said the use of taxpayer dollars to fund Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood was in direct violation of the state constitution. The lawsuit, filed in ...
  • Snow, Wind Hammer Eastern Plains Denver—I-70 between Denver and Limon finally reopened today but further east it’s a real mess. A nearly 80-mile stretch from Limon to Burlington is still closed due to snowy, icy conditions and gusty winds. At least a dozen flights were canceled or delayed this morning at Denver International Airport due to the storm that hit ...
  • Denver Woman Headed to Prison for Pipeline Protest Shooting BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they’ve reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid trial. If a federal judge agrees, Red Fawn Fallis will plead guilty Monday to civil disorder and gun possession by ...
  • Longtime Vail Local Found Dead VAIL (AP) – The man found dead near Vail Ski Resort has been identified as a longtime Vail resident. The body of 60 year old Maldwyn “Maldy” George Zang was found Tuesday after a woman on a ski lift reported seeing a body in Gore Creek. The cause of death remains under investigation but Detective ...
  • Vanderhoof Memorial Glenwood Springs—A large crowd of relatives and friends are expected to gather tomorrow to remember the man nicknamed, “Mr. Glenwood Springs.”  A memorial for Don Vanderhoof will be held Thursday at noon at Mountain View Church near Buffalo Valley.  The former Glenwood Springs mayor died on New Year’s Eve at the age of 86.  In ...
  • CMC Trustees Support DACA Glenwood Springs—DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has the full support of Colorado Mountain College. With a unanimous vote, the CMC Board of Trustees endorsed a resolution supporting immigration reform as well as the students who have benefited from the DACA program. In its resolution the board stated, “The CMC Board of Trustees stands ...
  • Mueller Assumes General Manager Duties at River District Glenwood Springs—Today is the changing of the guard at the Colorado River District. Longtime Glenwood Springs attorney Andy Mueller officially took the reins as the new General Manager. He replaces Eric Kuhn who is retiring after 36 years with the district. Mueller, who once served on the river district’s board of directors says his personal ...
  • Garfield County Board Ok’s Land Use Grant for Carbondale Parcel Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners agreed to help the town of Carbondale buy a 25 acre parcel with a $200,000 contribution from the conservation trust fund.  The catch is, the money will come from the 2019 budget if it’s there to buy Red Hill just north of town.  Town Manager Jay Harrington says the ...