• The Regional Economy is Still Strong
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new survey of bankers suggests strong economic growth continues in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states even though business continues to lag behind the level it was at before the coronavirus pandemic began. The overall index for the region declined slightly from March’s 71.9 but remained at a ...
  • Aspen Car Thieves on the Loose
    ASPEN—-Car thieves are on the prowl in Aspen looking for easy victims. The police department says a half-dozen vehicles were broken into Tuesday night and three were stolen. One of the stolen vehicles, a 2019 GMC Suburban was recovered. The other two are still missing:  a black 2011 Porsche Cayenne with yellow brake calipers and ...
  • COVID Situation at Garfield County Jail Under Control
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Inmates at the Garfield County Jail can now get a COVID shot if they choose. The Sheriff’s office continues to implement measures in response to last week’s outbreak. Since April 8th, one more jail deputy and two more inmates tested positive for COVID-19.  Since the initial exposure on March 26th, a Rapid Response Team ...
  • Godes Re-Elected Mayor of Glenwood Springs
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—You can still call him Mr. Mayor.  Jonathan Godes was chosen by his fellow council members last night to swing the gavel for two more years.  The vote was 6 to 1 with Tony Hershey the only council member seeking a change.  Godes says after one of the most difficult years in history due ...
  • The Jordan Cove Pipeline Project is Still Alive
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—The Jordan Cove Pipeline project isn’t dead yet. Despite the Biden Administration’s move away from fossil fuels in favor of renewable energy, there is still hope the liquid natural gas (LNG) pipeline from the Piceance Basin to the Pacific Northwest will be completed one day. Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson says he’s had recent ...
  • Silt Man & Former Senate Candidate, Arrested for Ethnic Intimidation
    SILT/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – A Silt man who once ran for the United States Senate was arrested for extortion and ethnic intimidation for repeatedly calling a Latino man in Glenwood Springs and threatening to have him deported. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 52 year old Mark Aspiri is facing charges for the ...
  • The Wrong Way Driver in Monday’s Glenwood Canyon Pile Up, Remains in Critical Condition
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The woman who triggered Monday night’s horrible, five-vehicle pile up near Dotsero was driving west on I-70 but on the eastbound side.  According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the 46 year old Lafayette, Colorado woman is fighting for her life.  She was airlifted from Valley View Hospital to Denver Health ...
  • Day of Remembrance Declared for King Soopers Shooting Victims
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – The Boulder City Council has approved designating March 22 as a day of remembrance to honor the 10 people killed in the shooting at a supermarket last month. The declaration was read by Mayor Sam Weaver at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The declaration refers to the belief that there are three ...
  • Brazilian COVID Variant Reported in Colorado
    DENVER (AP) – Colorado has reported its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first found in Brazil that has proven adept at infecting people who previously contracted the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the state health department that two Boulder County residents tested positive for the variant. The Colorado Department ...
  • COVID Vaccine Clinics Scheduled
    Glenwood Springs—More COVID-19 vaccines are being offered this week in Garfield County. Everyone aged 16 and older can get a Pfizer vaccine and those 18 and up are eligible to receive the Moderna or the single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine.  Garfield County health officials say they don’t know from week to week how many ...

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