Murder Suspect Arrested in Mesa County

Update:  At approximately 11:00AM this morning authorities with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office arrested D’Antiago (“Dante”) Lazaro Dominguez-Lopez. The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Rifle Police Department, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, the Garfield County all Hazards Response Team (AHRT) and Colorado River Fire Rescue for their efforts the night of … Read more

McClure Pass Trail Meeting Scheduled

CARBONDALE—The plans for a multi-use recreational trail from Redstone to McClure Pass are moving along. The White River National Forest released a draft environmental assessment that is now available for public review. The E-A examines the potential effects of Pitkin County’s plan to build and maintain a natural, non-motorized trail from Redstone to the summit … Read more

Double Homicide in West Glenwood Springs

Thursday’s double homicide in West Glenwood Springs still has the community in shock. 37 year old Claudia Camacho Duenas is behind bars for allegedly stabbing and killing her 18 year old son and 11 year old daughter at the apartment complex accross from the middle school on Soccer Field Road. Police Chief Joe Deras says … Read more

Glenwood Chamber Asking For Award Nominees

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is looking for outstanding citizens and businesses that deserve special recognition. The chamber is asking for the community to submit names to be considered for Citizen of the Year, Top Brass Outstanding Business of the Year, and Top Brass Milestone awards. The Top Brass Business of the Year will … Read more

Hanging Lake Trail Closed Through 2022

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – There isn’t much left of the Hanging Lake Trail. White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams delivered the sad news this morning. Fitzwilliams says the for the foreseeable future that likely means the public won’t have access to Hanging Lake until 2023. He says the mudslide and debris flow of July 29th … Read more

Glenwood Canyon Reopening Might be Weeks Away

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says he’s planning to issue a state disaster declaration and it could be “a few days to a few weeks” before a canyon in the western part of the state can be reopened following massive mudslides that blocked Interstate 70. Polis said Monday that crews are working to … Read more

Glenwood South Bridge FEMA Grant Denied

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Glenwood Springs’ hopes for a South Bridge suffered a big blow when a 30 million dollar grant was denied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The city’s “Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities” grant application was deemed ineligible the FEMA. Construction on the 56 million dollar project would have begun next spring but now the … Read more

Garfield Commissioners Ask for Two Rural Districts in Redistricting Efforts

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—With the new census comes new congressional districts.  The Garfield County Board of Commissioners recently signed a resolution in support of creating two new rural districts.  The resolution, which passed unanimously, says the eastern plains and Southern Colorado should be considered a “Community of Interest” just like the Western Slope.  The new redistricting map … Read more

Colorado COVID Restrictions Coming to an End

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has lifted his pandemic state of emergency and rescinded all related executive orders, citing the state’s progress in combating the coronavirus. The governor did sign an executive order focusing on pandemic recovery and promoting vaccinations. Polis has issued several hundred executive orders since declaring the state of emergency … Read more