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Colorado Supreme Court “OK’S” Medical Marijuana for Those on Probation

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled people may use medical marijuana while serving probation. The state’s highest court issued the ruling Monday. The justices approved an exception for prosecutors to show evidence that using the drug would run … Continue reading

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Garfield County Approves Moratorium on Mining Permits

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners imposed a moratorium on new or amended mining and gravel projects for the next six months to allow time to create a 2030 comprehensive plan and adjust the land-use code. The moratorium means … Continue reading

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Pilot Disorientation Caused Deadly Crash of Grand Junction Man

Grand Junction—The Grand Junction veterinarian and volunteer member of the Mesa County Search and Rescue Team who was killed in a small plane crash 18 months ago became disoriented by rough weather according to investigators. Authorities with the National Transportation … Continue reading

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City of Rifle 2020 Budget Proposed

Rifle—Like most municipalities in Garfield County, the city of Rifle’s budget for the next couple of years appears to be on solid footing. If a recession comes to pass as many analysts are predicting, Rifle will be able to weather … Continue reading

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Tree Removal On Grand Avenue

Glenwood Springs—Some dying and falling ash trees on the west side of Grand Avenue are being removed and replaced.  Arborist crews are focusing on trees in the 900 block of Grand Avenue. The project involves pulling back electrical utilities and … Continue reading

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Veteran & Walmart Employee Controversy

DENVER (AP) – Federal prosecutors in Colorado say Walmart violated legal protections for military service members by allegedly refusing to hire a Colorado Navy reservist because she needed to take two weeks off for training. In a lawsuit filed against … Continue reading

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Moose Killed Illegally in Lake City

DENVER (AP) – Colorado wildlife officials have fined two hunters after saying they illegally killed a moose beloved around town.  67-year-old Susan Boyles was charged with hunting on private property without permission and unlawful take of wildlife after killing a … Continue reading

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Aspen Jewelry Store Robbed

Aspen—Police in Aspen are looking for two men who broke into a local jewelry store early Wednesday morning and stole a dozen watches worth over $60,000.00.  According to police reports and security video, both men were dressed in black from … Continue reading

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The Core Act Passed by the U.S. House

Washington, D.C.—The Colorado-based bill that would limit access to over 400,000 acres of public lands was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy or “CORE” Act was sponsored by Democrat lawmakers Joe Neguse (Boulder) … Continue reading

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Park County Teacher Strike Ends

Fairplay—They haven’t received a pay raise yet. Nevertheless, some 40 teachers in the Park County School District went back to work today after a 10-day walkout.  The teacher’s union in Fairplay, the South Park Education Association, asked the state labor … Continue reading

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