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Roaring Fork School Board to Discuss Return to In-Person Learning Tonight

The Roaring Fork School Board will discuss the timeline for bringing students back to the classroom at a special meeting tonight at 5:30. The public is welcome to attend virtually. The agenda for the meeting can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cMdhw493jM0ISXj3UKneF5hSuJ3_3IozC49pA1n4YCw/ … Continue reading

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COVID Case at Riverside Middle School

NEW CASTLE—At least 66 students and five teachers at Riverside Middle School in New Castle will be spending the next two weeks at home after someone tested positive for COVID-19. According to reports from the Garfield RE-2 District Office, officials … Continue reading

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Grizzly Creek Fire Update: Coffee Pot Road Set to Reopen

Glenwood Springs—Coffee Pot Road will finally reopen to the public tomorrow (Saturday, September 12th) after being closed for over a month by the Grizzly Creek Fire.  Officials with the Bureau of Land Management and the White River National Forest say … Continue reading

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Park Ranger Dies

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Authorities say a park ranger is dead after going missing on a reservoir near Fort Collins following what they called a “strong wind event.” The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office says the ranger was on boat patrol Thursday … Continue reading

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Federal Government Plans Massive Wild Horse Round-Up

RENO, Nev. (AP) – The  Bureau of Land Management has approved construction of three corrals to hold more than 8,000 wild horses captured on federal rangeland. The pens are the next step in plans announced last year by the administration … Continue reading

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Pine Gulch Fire Update

DEBEQUE—Colorado’s second largest fire in state history is now 17% contained. The three week old, 125,000 acre, lightning-ignited wildfire started in Mesa County but has now blackened over 35,000 acres of private land in Garfield County. Officials say fire growth … Continue reading

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C-DOT Optimistic About Reopening I-70

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—“It will be days,not weeks when I-70 reopens in Glenwood Canyon.”  So says Colorado Department of Transportation Executive Director Shoshanna Lew.  She says because of the weather and unpredictable fire behavior, it’s impossible to give a specific date. She … Continue reading

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Grizzly Creek Fire Day 12

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Crews battling the Grizzly Creek Fire are making progress. The size of the fire now stands at roughly 30,000 acres with containment increasing from 4 to 11%. Operations Chief Jeff Surber says that number should continue to rise based … Continue reading

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Grizzly Creek Fire Evacuations

This list was last updated on August 24, 2020. Further updates will be given in separate posts. Aspen Meadows Bair Ranch Buck Point Drive Coffee Pot Road Upper Colorado River Road Pre-evacuation: Coulter Creek High Aspen Ranch Homestead Estates Lookout … Continue reading

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List of Roads Closed Due to Grizzly Creek Fire

This list was last updated on August 24, 2020. Further updates on major roads will be given in separate posts. Even if a road is not listed as closed, it may be closed to all but local traffic. Drivers are … Continue reading

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