• NEWS RIFLE STUDENT-ATHLETE KILLED IN ‘CAR SURFING' INCIDENT Rifle—A popular student-athlete at Rifle High School died from his injuries suffered in an April Fool's Day car surfing incident in the Rifle Wal-Mart parking lot. According to reports from Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, 18 year old Kyle Scholla died from massive head trauma last Saturday afternoon ...
  • NEWS BLM GIVES THUMBS UP TO NW COLORADO OIL SHALE PROJECT Rangely—A 50 thousand-barrel-per-day oil shale project outside of Rangely received tentative approval from the Bureau of Land Management recently. Enefit American Oil's plan calls running pipelines and electricity to the project with the utility corridor going right through federal lands. Next month, the BLM will ...
  • NEWS INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS ON TONIGHT'S GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL AGENDA Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council plans to discuss future financial contributions toward an annual Fourth of July fireworks show at tonight's meeting. The council will also discuss the city's role in maintaining and controlling the crowds at the Hanging Lake Trail and rest area. ...
  • NEWS MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY ACROSS THE VALLEY Undated—The 2016 municipal election day can be summed up with the familiar phrase, “you win some, you lose some.” In Carbondale, voters welcomed three new trustees to the town board. Former Glenwood Springs City Councilman Dan Richardson will be joined by Marty Silverstein and Ben Bohmfalk. Eight candidates in ...
  • NEWS ASPEN SKI INSTRUCTOR KILLED Aspen—A popular Aspen Skiing Instructor was killed over the weekend after crashing into a tree at Utah's Park City Resort. Authorities say 48 year old Hansi Brenninger was skiing on an advanced trail when he hit the tree just before 10:30 Saturday morning. Ski patrol officers administered medical attention ...
  • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs—13 Roaring Fork——-1 SATURDAY GAMES Summit at Rifle 11 and 1 o'clock Coal Ridge at Grand Valley 11 and 1 TRACK AND FIELD Grand Junction—The Glenwood Demons and Rifle Bears will compete in tomorrow's annual Mickey Dunn Invitational meet at Stocker Stadium. Meanwhile the Cedaredge Invitational will host 3A team from around the region including Coal ...
  • NEWS ID THEFT ON THE UPSWING DURING TAX SEASON IN COLORADO Denver—Colorado and other states are in a continuing battle to protect taxpayer's identity during tax season. Officials with the state revenue department are looking for ways to prevent identity thieves from filing false tax returns. Taxpayers are being told their refunds may take a ...
  • NEWS COLORADO BUDGET TALKS BEGIN Denver—Colorado taxpayers can forget getting a refund next year under the new budget being proposed. The good news is, there won't be any huge cuts to education. House lawmakers are debating Colorado's 27 billion dollar budget that actually includes a slight per-pupil increase for K-12 schools. A few months ago, ...
  • NEWS GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – A 78-year-old man accused of causing a crash that killed an off-duty Ouray police officer has been cited for careless driving. The man has been issued a summons stemming from the March 14 crash that killed Officer Scott Mills. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the findings of an investigation will be ...
  • NEWS GYPSUM DEMOCRAT RUNNING FOR THIRD DISTRICT SEAT Gypsum—Veterinarian Steve Sheldon has announced his plans to run for congress. The owner of the Gypsum Animal Hospital is looking to unseat longtime Republican incumbent Scott Tipton in Colorado's sprawling 3rd Congressional District. In order to get on the ballot, Sheldon will need to win the nomination ...