Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario asked the Board of County Commissioners to endorse a resolution reminding citizens about the extreme fire danger and the bans that are in place. He says the human caused Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs has claimed two lives and serves as a reminder how volatile the situation is around the state.
Glenwood Springs–Search crews are still looking for the body of a 14 year old boy who drowned late yesterday in the Colorado River in the South Canyon area. Authorities say despite the low water levels, it’s important to always wear a personal flotation device.
Glenwood Springs–The pilot of the small plane that crashed on the No Name/Jess Weaver Trail not only survived the crash but was able to walk away with relatively minor injuries. The man’s name has not been released and the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk crashed early Saturday afternoon. Officials are amazed the crash didn’t spark a fire.
Aspen–Republicans in Pitkin County are excited their presidential candidate will be in town one week from today. Mitt Romney is scheduled to visit Aspen next Monday, the 9th for a number of campaign fundraising events including a reception and a cocktail and dinner party for folks contributing between 25-hundred dollars and 50-grand.