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Local Man Identified as Suspect and Victim in Officer Involved Shooting

New Castle—The man shot and killed by New Castle Police last Saturday afternoon following a high speed chase on I-70 was from the local area. Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says 43 year old Eric Reynolds of New Castle sustained … Continue reading

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Officer Involved Shooting on Interstate 70

8:05 update: Westbound I-70 open between Canyon Creek and New Castle. 6:50 update: Highway 6 is open just east of New Castle. 6:45 update: Earthbound I-70 is open. Westbound I-70 remains closed from Canyon Creek (exit 109) to New Castle … Continue reading

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New Cave Discovered Near Limestone Quarry

Glenwood Springs—A new cave containing possible prehistoric artifacts was recently discovered north of Glenwood Springs that falls within the proposed footprint of the limestone quarry expansion. It’s been nicknamed “Witches Pantry” and the little known, hard-to-access cave might indeed be … Continue reading

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Public Relations Campaign Aimed at Proposed Insurance Changes

DENVER (AP) – Two affiliated organizations with ties to hospitals and insurance companies have launched a six-figure public relations ad blitz against the creation of a “public” health insurance option in Colorado. The campaign began in December, well ahead of … Continue reading

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Scammers Get Over a Million by Posing as Construction Company

ERIE, Colo. (AP) – Officials in Colorado have reported the town of Erie fell victim to financial fraud after sending more than $1 million to scammers posing as the construction company that built a new bridge connecting town. The town … Continue reading

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Numerous Vehicle Break-Ins Reported

Following similar warnings from other law enforcement agencies, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents to be extra vigilant, following a number of vehicle break-ins over the last several weeks. Public Information Deputy, Walt Stowe, says while a … Continue reading

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NORAD Continues a 64 Year Old Tradition

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE (AP) – Christmas Eve is here, and that means millions around the globe are watching Santa’s journey in real time. NORAD Tracks Santa is back, this time with updated technology and mobile apps for real-time updates … Continue reading

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The Holiday Spirit is Alive & Well in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS (AP) – The staff of a Colorado restaurant received a joyful bit of Shock and Claus when patrons left a holiday card with a cash tip of $1,100. A group of 11 men left the card and money … Continue reading

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Major Fire in Silverton Causes Service Interruptions & Taxes the Town’s Water Supply

SILVERTON (AP) – A fire that destroyed a historic building in a small mountain town in southwestern Colorado over the weekend led to power, internet and cellphone outages and used more than half of the town’s stored water. The fire … Continue reading

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Man Sought on Multiple Charges in the Four Corners Area

FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO (AP) – Authorities are seeking a New Mexico man charged with stealing equipment from a natural gas well site. Authorities are looking for 36 year old James Jolly for stealing a stainless-steel chemical injection tank worth about … Continue reading

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