COVID Situation at Garfield County Jail Under Control

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Inmates at the Garfield County Jail can now get a COVID shot if they choose. The Sheriff’s office continues to implement measures in response to last week’s outbreak. Since April 8th, one more jail deputy and two more inmates tested positive for COVID-19.  Since the initial exposure on March 26th, a Rapid Response Team … Read more

Godes Re-Elected Mayor of Glenwood Springs

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—You can still call him Mr. Mayor.  Jonathan Godes was chosen by his fellow council members last night to swing the gavel for two more years.  The vote was 6 to 1 with Tony Hershey the only council member seeking a change.  Godes says after one of the most difficult years in history due … Read more

The Jordan Cove Pipeline Project is Still Alive

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—The Jordan Cove Pipeline project isn’t dead yet. Despite the Biden Administration’s move away from fossil fuels in favor of renewable energy, there is still hope the liquid natural gas (LNG) pipeline from the Piceance Basin to the Pacific Northwest will be completed one day. Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson says he’s had recent … Read more

Silt Man & Former Senate Candidate, Arrested for Ethnic Intimidation

SILT/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – A Silt man who once ran for the United States Senate was arrested for extortion and ethnic intimidation for repeatedly calling a Latino man in Glenwood Springs and threatening to have him deported. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 52 year old Mark Aspiri is facing charges for the … Read more

Day of Remembrance Declared for King Soopers Shooting Victims

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – The Boulder City Council has approved designating March 22 as a day of remembrance to honor the 10 people killed in the shooting at a supermarket last month. The declaration was read by Mayor Sam Weaver at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The declaration refers to the belief that there are three … Read more

Brazilian COVID Variant Reported in Colorado

DENVER (AP) – Colorado has reported its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first found in Brazil that has proven adept at infecting people who previously contracted the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the state health department that two Boulder County residents tested positive for the variant. The Colorado Department … Read more

COVID Vaccine Clinics Scheduled

Glenwood Springs—More COVID-19 vaccines are being offered this week in Garfield County. Everyone aged 16 and older can get a Pfizer vaccine and those 18 and up are eligible to receive the Moderna or the single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine.  Garfield County health officials say they don’t know from week to week how many … Read more

Glenwood City Council Elections

Glenwood Springs—Shelly Kaup was the runaway winner in Tuesday’s Glenwood Springs City Council race. The Mayor Pro-Tem easily defeated challenger Ricky Rodriguez for the At Large seat. Kaup, who served on the council from 2007 to 2011, captured 1,233 votes to win her second straight term. Rodriguez, the owner of the Native Son Restaurant garnered … Read more

Authorities Identify Boulder Shooting Victims

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police have identified a 21-year-old man as the suspect in the killing of 10 people at a Boulder, Colorado, supermarket. He was identified as a resident of Arvada. A prosecutor says he lived most of his life in the U.S. Authorities on Tuesday also identified nine victims after previously identifying a … Read more