Hiking Safety Alert

Pitkin County has issued an alert for the Smuggler Mountain area. Three moose have been spotted in the area of Smuggler Mountain near local hiking trails. Please be alert if you choose to hike in the area, and keep pets on leashes. Alternate hiking areas might be wiser choices until the moose move along. Trail … 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

BREAKING NEWS: Violent Assault In West Glenwood

Update (9:00 PM): Glenwood Springs Police Chief Joe Deras issued an additional press release urging residents to use discretion when reading social media posts regarding today’s incident. “We caution consumers of social media reports who may accept erroneous information as fact. We are aware of various accounts circulating which are not accurate and may be … Read more

Flash Flood Warning Issued for the Grizzly Creek Burn Scar & Surrounding Area, Glenwood Canyon Now Open

Update:  6:28PM, After a 2 hour closure Glenwood Canyon has reopened and traffic is moving.  The National Weather service has kept the Flash Flood Warning in place until 7:15PM, and CDOT will keep crews on stand by to close the canyon again if needed. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning that … Read more

27th Street Bridge in Glenwood Springs Re-Opened, But Expect Delays in the Morning

Update:  Tuesday Afternoon, crews have installed temporary barriers at the northwest corner of the 27th Street & Grand Avenue Intersection and the intersection is completely open. Update:  At 8PM the 27th street bridge has been reopened. Tomorrow (08/31) expect one lane of traffic with alternating directions between 9AM & 1PM while crews install a temporary … Read more

Glenwood Canyon Opens Early Friday Morning

After being closed for a little more then 36 hours, Glenwood Canyon opened this morning at 5:18AM. Crews did have to clear some small slides after a Thursday full of rain, but no major slides or damage occoured. CDOT reminds every one that the canyon can still be closed for safety concerns when need.  Please … Read more

Glenwood Canyon Remains Closed Due to Safety Concerns & Incoming Weather

Update:  5:18AM, CDOT opened the canyon after a day full of rain on Thursday.  Please travel safely.   Update:  6:15AM, Glenwood Canyon remains closed for safety due to the incoming weather.  CDOT crews continue to monitor the weather and assess the conditions in the canyon. There is no estimated time of reopening.   Update:  11:00PM, … Read more

Glenwood Canyon Will Partially Re-Open on Saturday

The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that Glenwood Canyon will partially re-open sometime on Saturday, August 14th. Thanks to the hard work of CDOT crews, the canyon should be partially open with one lane in each direction. Cleanup operations will continue through Saturday and beyond as long as weather allows.  Crews will be concentrating … Read more

Independence Pass Is Closed

Independence pass has been closed due to multiple Mudslides. There is no estimated time for reopening. Reminder, do not use Cottonwood, or Hagerman passes. CDOT still recommending the northern detour route using Hwy 13, US 40, Hwy 9.