NEWS, MARCH 16TH Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council voted last night to endorse a letter to the Bureau of Land Management opposing oil and gas drilling on the Thompson Divide. The vote was 4 to 3.
Glenwood Springs–Law enforcement agencies across the state are gearing up for a busy Saint Patrick’s Day weekend. ...
NEWS, MARCH 15TH Rifle – The Garfield Re-2 school board has voted to switch to a four-day school week for students starting in August. The board voted 4-1 to accept the plan for students to attend class four days per week, for longer hours each day. The
Post Independent reports the school board will decide later this
spring on details ...
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. ...
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 ...