News, June 5th

GLENWOOD MAN BUSTED IN OHIO FOR BOMB THREAT

Kent, OH—A Glenwood Springs man is locked up in an Ohio jail for allegedly threatening to set off a bomb at Kent State University. According to reports from the Portage County Sheriff’s Office, 58 year old Louis Koleszar got into a cab at the Akron-Canton Airport and told the driver to take him to Kent State University so he could detonate the bomb. The cab driver called his dispatcher and police stopped the car and took Koleszar into custody. He’s been charged with a felony of making a false alarm.

NEW 9TH DISTRICT JUDGE NAMED

Glenwood Springs—The new judge for the 9th Judicial District has been appointed. Civil litigation attorney John Neiley was picked by Lt. Governor Joe Garcia to be the district judge for Garfield, Pitkin and Rio Blanco counties. Neiley has been in private practice and has also served as a staff attorney for the Federal Trade Commission’s Regional office in Denver.

DRILLING WASTE PLAN REVIEWED BY STATE

Grand Junction—A Utah oil and gas company is eyeing some acreage southeast of Debeque to dump hundreds of thousands of gallons of drilling waste. RN Industries of Roosevelt wants to build 27 evaporation ponds on an 800 acre site. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is reviewing the application. The company also wants to include two land farms to treat contaminated soil so it can be reused. The system uses microbes to remove toxic chemicals and v-o-c’s or volatile organic compounds. The C-O-G-C-C will present it’s reccomendations to the Mesa County Commissioners who will make the final decision.

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