• NFL IDENTITY THEFT IF YOU’RE GOING TO ATTEMPT TO STEAL SOMEONE’S IDENTITY, IT’S PROBABLY A GOOD IDEA TO NOT PICK SOMEONE WHO IS VERY WELL KNOWN TO MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. ASPEN POLICE SAY THAT A MIAMI MAN WAS ARRESTED LAST FRIDAY AFTER TRYING TO CONVINCE EMPLOYEES AT THE LOUIS VUITTON STORE THAT HE WAS FORMER NFL RECEIVER CHAD ...
  • NEW CHARGES FOR SILT FAMILY TWO MORE MEMBERS OF A SILT FAMILY EMBROILED IN A HIGH-PROFILE EMBEZZLEMENT CASE HAVE BEEN IMPLICATED IN THE EXPANDING INVESTIGATION INTO THE ALLEGED MULTI-YEAR SCAM AT THE BEAR WALLOW RANCH, OWNED BY WAFFLE HOUSE CEO JOE ROGERS JR. AND HIS WIFE. INVESTIGATORS SAY THAT 25 YEAR-OLD TYLER FARRIS AND 22-YEAR-OLD DUSTIN FARRIS, JOINED THEIR PARENTS, CHARLES ...
  • NEWS TRASH PICK UP TIMES CHANGED FOR G.A.B. Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs residents will have to get their trash cans to the curb before sunrise when the Grand Avenue Bridge detours begin exactly one month from today.  City officials say to avoid additional traffic tie-ups during peak morning rush hours, trash-hauling companies will begin their days at 5 ...
  • House Boat Explosion at Lake Powell Kills One, Injures Five Authorities say a fifth person was injured in a houseboat explosion in southeast Utah that killed a Colorado woman. The National Park Service said Thursday that a boy sustained minor injuries in the explosion that killed 52-year-old Kirsten Meyer of Castle Rock, Colorado. Four other people were critically injured. The boy was treated and released from a ...
  • NEWS GARFIELD COUNTY GETS A ‘CLEAN’ AUDIT Glenwood Springs—Despite a shrinking budget and dwindling tax revenues, Garfield County is in good financial shape according to independent auditor Paul Backes.  Backes was part of a team that conducted a 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. He was impressed with the county’s zero debt and solid accounting system.  Even with ...
  • NEWS TWO KILLED IN ROLLOVER NEAR SILT Silt—A young mother and her son were killed Monday afternoon in a horrific rollover accident on westbound I-70 between Silt and Mamm Creek.  The woman’s two daughters and her fiance were injured in the crash and taken to Grand River Hospital in Rifle.  Their conditions are unknown.  According to reports ...
  • NEWS SEARCH CONTINUES NEAR THE BELLS FOR NEW MEXICO MAN Aspen—The man who disappeared last fall while climbing the Maroon Bells hasn’t been forgotten.  Yesterday, members of Mountain Rescue Aspen went back out to look for 49 year old David Cook of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The elite rescue team searched around the Bells and Pyramid Peak but ...
  • NEWS STORM KING ANNIVERSARY Glenwood Springs—23 years ago today, 14 firefighters lost their lives on Storm King Mountain.  It’s a somber day for not only the city of Glenwood Springs but for the entire firefighting community.  In what was officially called the South Canyon Fire, the lightning-sparked blaze began on July 2nd, 1994 as a small, fairly ...
  • Air Resources Sent Home From Grand Hogback Fire Aerial resources assigned to the Grand Hogback Fire were sent home yesterday, with the exception of a single helicopter, which will remain on standby at the Garfield County Airport in Rifle. According to Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, ground crews will continue fighting the fire, which was estimated to be 50% contained ...
  • Grand Hogback Fire Update New Castle—The Grand Hogback Fire in New Castle scorched 102 acres as of last night according to official reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office.  Once the winds calmed down, crews from Colorado River Fire Rescue, the Bureau of Land Management, Glenwood Springs Fire Department, the Rifle-based Colorado State Engine 6221, the Interagency Unit and ...