• NEWS, MARCH 14TH Rifle–The Garfield Re-2 School District voted last night to go to a 4-day week starting next year. The shorter week is expected to save the school district a good deal of money in salaries, transportation and utilities. Glenwood Springs–Several downtown Glenwood Springs business owners fear they’ll take a big hit financially when the Grand ...
  • NEWS, MARCH 13TH Silt–In Silt, the Bureau of Land Management held the first of several public open houses last night on oil shale development. Federal officials are taking public comments for another month or so and are urging people to be specific with their remarks and keep emotions out of it. The ...
  • NEWS, MARCH 12TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County has fired two more high ranking staff members. Longtime assistant county manager Dale Hancock was fired along with administrative services director Lisa Dawson. County attorney and interim county manager Andrew Gorgey says eliminating the positions will save the county about a quarter of a million dollars ...
  • NEWS, MARCH 9TH EAGLE– The cleanup of an oil tanker crash could slow traffic along Interstate 70 near Eagle for the next few days. The tanker spilled 7,200 gallons of diesel fuel following a crash with SUV on Thursday, closing all lanes of I-70 for several hours. While some fuel did get on the highway, most of it was contained in the median. ...
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  • NEWS, MARCH 7TH DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers would have to forgo their pay and benefits if they don’t agree on a budget on time under a proposal that gets its first hearing in the state Senate this afternoon. The bill’s sponsor Democratic sponsor Brandon Shaffer said the idea resonates with constituents because it sends the message that lawmakers want to hold themselves ...
  • NEWS, MARCH 6TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County and local engineers are taking public comments on the preferred design for a section of Four Mile Road known around the area as, “Dead Man’s Curve.” Several local citizens got a glimpse of the four alternatives during an open house last night at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. ...
  • NEWS, MARCH 5TH DENVER (AP) – Senate Democrats today approved a measure to create a smartphone application that shows Colorado locally owned businesses. The bill moved from the Senate to the Republican-controlled House on a party-line vote with Democrats voting in favor. Republicans argue the proposal duplicates what the private sector is already doing. CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – A former Arapahoe County sheriff accused of ...
  • NEWS, MARCH 2ND Glenwood Springs–The Hens are coming to roost in Glenwood Springs. Last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council voted to direct the legal staff to write up an ordinance to allow backyard chicken coops. Glenwood Springs–The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority got the okay from the Glenwood Springs City Council to build the new Bus Rapid ...
  • NEWS, MARCH 1ST Glenwood Springs–Between 1 and 2 feet of snow is expected to fall on parts of the Western Slope as anther storm moves through the state. Forecasters say the snow will continue through Friday. Denver–State and local government leaders are debating whether cities and counties can pass and enforce their own drilling rules for the ...