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Carbondale Food Distribution Canceled

Carbondale—Today’s food distribution in Carbondale has been postponed because of the wildfire in Glenwood Canyon.  Officials with Lift Up say the closure of I-70 between Gypsum and Glenwood Springs prevented them from making deliveries.  Lift Up’s food distribution has been … Continue reading

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Pine Gulch Fire Evacuations

De Beque—The Pine Gulch Fire, burning on BLM land in remote, rugged areas of Garfield and Mesa Counties is fast approaching 30,000 acres. Garfield County issued evacuation orders for residences on County Roads 202, 204, 207, 209 and Clear Creek … Continue reading

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Grizzly Creek Fire

8/24 6:00AM update: I-70 is now open through Glenwood Canyon, one lane in each direction. The Grizzly Creek Fire is now 30,362 acres and 31% contained. This is the last time we’ll update this post. Future updates will come from … Continue reading

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Four Mile Fire

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—A brush fire in the Oak Meadows subdivision off of Four Mile Road has been put out. The fire broke out just after noon today prompting officials to put residents on South Oak Way on a pre-evacuation notice. Residents … Continue reading

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South Canyon Fire

7:15PM: one lane is open westbound, both lanes eastbound are open. GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Authorities say the fire in South Canyon is mostly contained and most of the air support has been released. Two water-dropping helicopters are still on the scene.  The … Continue reading

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Brush Fire in South Canyon Closes I-70 in Both Directions

08/06/20 Crews Remain On-site to monitor and put out hot spots and support the hand crews maintaining the fire lines. The Right lane of Westbound I-70 will remain closed at MM113 until fire operations are complete. 6:30PM Westbound I-70 has … Continue reading

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Colorado High School Football Delayed Until Spring 2021

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s high school football season has been postponed to next spring because of the coronavirus. With schools gearing up to reopen, the Colorado High School Activities Association said Tuesday that the academic year’s football games will start … Continue reading

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Glenwood Springs Outdoor Recreation Workshop Planned

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Glenwood Springs is looking to boost it’s economy even more through assets that already exist. City officials are planning a three-day virtual workshop next week on outdoor recreation and community vitality. Glenwood Springs is one of 10 communities that … Continue reading

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Decision Time for Parents in RE-1 School District

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Time is running short for parents to make some critical decisions about their children’s education this coming year in the Roaring Fork School District.  District officials want to know what parents want to do so plans can be made … Continue reading

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Pine Gulch Fire Growing

GRAND JUNCTION—The Pine Gulch Fire north of Grand Junction has now grown to 3,600 acres.  Nearly 100 firefighters are on the scene battling the blaze that was sparked by lightning last Friday. The fire, burning in pinyon, juniper, oak and … Continue reading

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