- NEWS, APRIL 5TH
Aspen–The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the Western Slope due to dry, windy conditions. Pitkin County has issued a fire ban as well.
Glenwood Springs–About a hundred people got a glimpse at the 11 alternatives being considered for the aging Grand Avenue Bridge during yesterday’s open house.
Glenwood Springs–Water rates ...
- NEWS, APRIL 4TH
Garfield County–Carbondale voters chose to uphold a ban on plastic shopping bags in yesterday’s town elections while voters in Basalt were against a ban. As far as town trustee elections, the winners were in Carbondale, Pam Zentmyer, John Hoffman and Allyn Harvey. In Basalt, Jacque Whitsitt was elected mayor. ...
- NEWS, APRIL 3RD
Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners have decided to keep looking for a new county manager. Commissioners interviewed five finalists last week but felt none of them were the perfect fit.
Glenwood Springs–Local authorities are warning of high fire danger in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys. Garfield County Sheriff Lou ...
- NEWS, MARCH 30TH
Eagle–The man convicted of shooting and killing Carbondale Doctor Gary Bruce Kitching and wounding three others in a Vail bar over two years ago has been sentenced. Richard Moreau was given a sentence of life in prison without parole plus 80 years.
Glenwood Springs–The five people vying to become Garfield County’s new ...
- NEWS, MARCH 28TH
CONIFER, Colo. (AP) – Crews are hoping that newly arrived
reinforcements will help in the fight against a wildfire that has
destroyed dozens of homes in the mountains southwest of Denver and
may have claimed two lives. About 400 firefighters are at the 7-square-mile fire today, focusing on building containment lines around the
perimeter. A search team also is ...
- NEWS, MARCH 27TH
Colorado–The fire danger is high across most of Colorado as firefighters continue battling a blaze in the foothills west of Denver that has claimed one life and destroyed about two dozen homes. The fire, fueled by dry conditions and high winds has scorched nearly five square miles.
Silt–The Silt Town Board discussed ...
- NEWS, MARCH 26TH
Parachute–One year ahead of schedule, crews have begun work on the 12 million dollar Parachute/I-70 interchange at mile marker 72. The project is expected to be finished this fall.
Washington, D.C.–Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is in Washington, D.C. listening and observing the U.S. Supreme Court Justices as they argue the constitutionality of the ...
- NEWS, MARCH 23RD
Glenwood Springs–The logging truck driver who ran the red light at Buffalo Valley before crashing into a car and killing a Glenwood Springs woman has been sentenced to one year in jail and fined one thousand dollars.
Glenwood Springs–The stretch of the Glenwood Canyon bike path that was destroyed last year by flooding is now open. ...
- NEWS, MARCH 22ND
Glenwood Springs–The British man accused of murdering his wife and dumping her body in remote part of Garfield County will be tried for first degree murder. 48 year old Marcus Bebb-Jones was ordered to stand trial in the 14 year old case. No trial date has been set.
Parachute–Investigators in ...
- NEWS, MARCH 21ST
A marijuana proposal aimed at training people who
work in medical marijuana businesses has cleared the Colorado
Senate. The Senate voted 24-11 Wednesday in favor of a “responsible
medical marijuana vendor” designation. The optional designation
would allow pot shops to train employees in state marijuana
regulation and how to spot fake marijuana cards. In exchange, the
businesses could get a break ...