UPPER ROARING FORK RIVER AT FLOOD STAGE
Basalt—Conditions have stabilized along the upper Roaring Fork River since Tuesday’s heavy rainstorm but people living near the river are being warned to be careful as the heat wave continues to rapidly melt snow from the high country. The Roaring Fork reached flood stage earlier this week. ...
DEVELOPMENT FEES WAIVED FOR UNFINISHED RIFLE TOWNHOUSE PROJECT
Rifle—An unfinished townhouse development project will be completed thanks to the city council agreeing to extend fee reductions and building incentives. Developer Hal Holquist asked for the extension so his company could finish the other half of the 26-unit project at Willow Ranch.
GJ MAN CHARGED ...
- C-DOT Releases Video of This Morning’s Rockslide
- Glenwood Canyon Rockslide
UPDATE (4:20 PM): Interstate 70 Now Open Both Directions through Glenwood Canyon
I-70 is closed in both directions through the Glenwood Canyon due a rockslide that occured at approximately 8:20 this morning. Eastbound I-70 is closed at exit 116 (main Glenwood exit). Westbound I-70 is closed at exit 133 (Dotsero).
Some reports indicate at least seven – one ...
- Trees down in Roaring Fork River’s Slaughterhouse Rapid
Pitkin County officials say trees have fallen in the Roaring Fork River’s Slaughterhouse Rapid, blocking most of the river approximately 1/4 mile below Cemetery Lane (aka Slaughterhouse Bridge) in the Entrance Exam rapid above the falls. Rafters and kayakers should use extreme caution in the area.
ASPEN (AP) – The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office has suspended the search for a man who is thought to have entered the rushing waters at a popular swimming hole near Aspen. 31-year-old Will Graham’s car was found in the parking area next to the Devil’s Punchbowl, a popular cliff jumping spot off the road to ...
GARCO CORONER IDENTIFIES WEEKEND DROWNING VICTIM
Glenwood Springs—The name of the man who drowned last Saturday afternoon while rafting on the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon was released today by Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire. 56 year old David Janes of Warsaw, Illinois was rafting with two other people when he fell out of the boat ...
- One Dead in Rafting Accident
Today at approximately 12:38 PM Garfield County Deputies responded to a call from an observer who reported that a man had fallen from a raft on the Colorado River east of the Grizzly Creek Rest area (58060 US Highway 6).
There were originally three people in the raft, two males and ...
MARIJUANA MORATORIUM TO BE CONSIDERED BY GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL
Glenwood Springs—Does Glenwood Springs need another weed shop or grow op? Tonight the Glenwood Springs City Council will tackle that question and discuss an ordinance to impose a 90 day moratorium on all new license applications for marijuana-related businesses. Council members have been talking about the temporary ...
FORMER GARCO BOOKEEPER GETS 10 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE
GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – A former bookkeeper in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. 52 year old Robin McMillan was sentenced yesterday for theft and to filing a false tax return. Police say she estimated that she ...