NEWS, SEPTEMBER 1ST

Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council will get a progress report on efforts to build a new performing arts center during a 5 o’clock work session. The council will also get an update on the Garfield New Energy Communities Initiative at 6. The regular session begins at 7. Glenwood Springs–The Labor Day Weekend is the … Read more

NEWS, AUGUST 31ST

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado logger who cut off all of the toes on his right foot after he was pinned by a logging machine says he was afraid it would take hours to find him and he might die. Jon Hutt says he used a 3-inch pocketknife to sever his toes from the … Read more

Boat For Sale

19′ Precision Craft boat with a 225 mercury optimax – great for lake powell. $8,700. and a pop up camper great for hunting season $1,200.00. Call Thor 379-0154

NEWS, AUGUST 30TH

Glenwood Springs–Hotel rooms were scarce in Glenwood Springs during the month of July. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, the occupancy rate was almost 81 and a half percent. That’s the highest rate in three years. Aspen–The Glenwood Springs man who stole a monk’s pain pills at the Snowmass Monastery can … Read more

NEWS, AUGUST 29TH

Glenwood Springs–The Colorado Reapportionment Commission got an earful of comments from local leaders concerned about the new political district boundaries being proposed. The Commission held a public meeting this past weekend and received several negative comments about New Castle being moved from District 61 to the newly created 63rd. Redstone–It has been nominated as one … Read more

NEWS, AUGUST 26TH

Garfield County–Dangerous levels of hydrogen sulfide gas have been discovered around oil and gas rigs owned by Noble Energy. State regulators say the emissions are being dealt with and there is no danger to the public. Denver–Air pollution from oil and gas drilling will be the subject of public hearings this fall being conducted by … Read more

NEWS, AUGUST 25TH

Carbondale–The one thousand foot spacing requirement between medical marijuana businesses in Carbondale will remain in place. After a angry debate between trustees Frosty Merriott and Ed Cortez, the board voted 4 to 2 to keep the rule in effect. Merriott wants to cut the distance requirement in half. Rifle–The Wall Street Journal wants to know … Read more

Apartment For Rent

2 bedroom, 1 bath apt for rent in Rifle. $625.00 per month. Call 876-5614 for details.

NEWS, AUGUST 24TH

EARTHQUAKE-COLORADO DENVER – Southern Colorado residents assessed damage to homes and businesses Wednesday from a magnitude-5.3 quake, the state’s biggest since 1967, as officials warned that minor aftershocks were expected for weeks. In the former coal town of Valdez, Dean Moltrer, co-owner of Purgatoire Valley Construction, said he wasn’t waiting for the Las Animas County … Read more

Bronco Tickets For Sale

2 Bronco Tickets for sale for Saturday, August 27th against the Seattle Seahawks. Game starts at 6:25. Call Teresa 379-2303.