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Glenwood Springs Water To be Restored

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Showers, car washes and other non-essential water use can resume at 5 o’clock this afternoon in Glenwood Springs. The raw water main on Red Mountain Drive has been repaired. The line broke Wednesday just before noon and forced the … Continue reading

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Carbondale Sinkhole Repaired

CARBONDALE—10 truckloads delivered 125 tons of road base material to repair the massive sinkhole in Carbondale. The hole was discovered Wednesday by C-DOT employee Tim Holbrook who was filling a pothole on Highway 133.  Holbrook said, “I thought I was … Continue reading

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West Glenwood Springs House Fire

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Three people managed to escape a house fire unharmed in West Glenwood Springs two nights ago. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Fire Department, a fire started on the third floor of a house on Mountain Shadow Drive … Continue reading

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COVID Relief Effort Successful in Rifle

RIFLE—Several Rifle business owners were able to keep their doors open during the COVID-19 outbreak and shutdown thanks to federal emergency loans. Katie Mackley with Rifle Regional Economic Development Corporation (RREDC) handled the distribution of the loans for the city.  … Continue reading

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The Masks May Soon Come Off in Glenwood Springs

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Glenwood Springs’ mandatory mask ordinance is still in effect but it may go away in a couple of weeks. Many business owners and citizens have complained about one word in the ordinance; indefinitely. Mayor Jonathan Godes understands their concerns and … Continue reading

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Northbound Highway 133 Closed in Carbondale Due to Sinkhole

Update: All lanes of Highway 133 opened the evening of June 18. The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed northbound Highway 133 just south of the Main Street intersection due to a 12-foot-deep sinkhole. C-DOT officials say the detour around … Continue reading

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Local Firefighter Training at Aspen Airport Next Week

Teams of local firefighters will hone their skills on how to respond to airport emergencies next week at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. The Sardy Field Fire Department will conduct live burn training next Monday through Friday involving a mobile aircraft … Continue reading

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Hickenlooper Apologizes

DENVER (AP) – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has apologized for comments he made six years ago comparing politicians to slaves being whipped to row “an ancient slave ship.” Tay Anderson, a black Denver school board member, tweeted a video … Continue reading

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Southwest Colorado Wildfire

DURANGO— A lightning-caused wildfire near Durango has led to the evacuation of more than two dozen homes and is fast approaching 3,000 acres in size. The fire started Saturday and was burning on private and BLM land about 20 miles … Continue reading

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Elected Officials Address Downtown Glenwood Businesses

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—A public rally was held late Monday afternoon in Glenwood Springs’ downtown business district as a plea for help. A number of business owners and workers are frustrated over the city’s mandatory and indefinite order to wear protective masks … Continue reading

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