• News, July 18th WEST NILE VIRUS WARNING FOR GARFIELD COUNTY Glenwood Springs—Protect yourself from mosquitoes.  Garfield County officials say several hot spots have been found where mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus.  A human case of the mosquito-borne disease hasn’t been reported in Garfield County for over 6 years but officials say now is not the time ...
  • News, July 17th OVERDUE HIKERS FOUND IN PITCO ASPEN (AP) — Six hikers missing on the Lost Man Loop trail near Aspen have been found safe. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office was called Tuesday after the hikers were reported overdue. They were found about midnight after they wandered off the trail. The sheriff’s office said in a statement Wednesday ...
  • News, July 16th GARCO ASKS BLM TO EASE UP ON ROAN DRILLING RESTRICTIONS GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) — Garfield County commissioners are seeking protection if any existing federal oil and gas leases on the Roan Plateau northwest of Rifle are canceled. The county is trying to protect itself from having to pay back millions of dollars of federal mineral lease ...
  • News, July 15th GARFIELD COUNTY ADOPTS NEW LAND USE CODE Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners officially adopted a new and improved land use code.  After months of meetings and negotiations with citizens and the Planning and Zoning Commission, the board unanimously approved amended Articles 1 through 16 of the 2008 Land Use Code.  The primary goal of ...
  • News, July 12th ARMED MAN FOUND IN EAGLE COUNTY Dotsero—The armed and dangerous man trying to elude police in western Eagle County was caught this morning.  The 28 year old man, who’s name has not been released was taken into custody near Dotsero.  Authorities have not revealed why he was fleeing or what charges he faces.  GARFIELD COUNTY ARGUING ...
  • News, July 11th GOVERNOR HICKENLOOPER IN GLENWOOD FRIDAY Glenwood Springs—Education, health care, the economy…what do you want to talk about with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper?  He’ll be in Glenwood Springs tomorrow afternoon for a one hour chat with folks.  The Governor’s informal discussion begins at  1:30 in the Glenwood Springs council chambers. Space is limited and people are being ...
  • News, July 10th   COLORADO SHERIFFS UNFAZED BY TODAY’S NON-RULING OVER GUN CONTROL BILLS Denver—15 round magazine limits will still be in effect in Colorado after today’s decision in Denver Federal Court.  Judge Marcia Krieger was supposed to rule on whether to overturn the new magazine limit passed by lawmakers this year but she says there was nothing for her ...
  • News, July 9th GARCO BOARD APPROVES HWY 133 ACCESS CONTROL PLAN Glenwood Springs—After a spirited debate with citizens and officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Garfield County Board of Commissioners agreed to re-adopt the State Highway 133 Access Control Plan.  The final vote was 2 to 1 with Commission Chairman John Martin in the minority.  Martin is ...
  • News, July 8th STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS CONSIDER AIR QUALITY RULES FOR DRILLING Denver—The state of Colorado needs to get tougher with the oil and gas industry regarding air pollution according to environmental activists.  Environmental groups are urging the state health department to impose and expand pollution controls on the industry that is currently under the purview of the Colorado ...
  • News, July 5th GLENWOOD SPRINGS FAMILY GETS GREEN LIGHT TO SUE OIL AND GAS COMPANY   DENVER (AP) – Beth and Bill Strudley can move forward with their lawsuit against Antero Resources thanks to a recent court ruling. The Strudleys say they moved to Glenwood Springs because oil and gas drilling activities contaminated their drinking water and air ...