• NEWS CONTROVERSY, SPECULATION, ACCUSATIONS OVER GLENWOOD MGR JOB Glenwood Springs—Today is Jeff Hecksel’s last day as the City Manager of Glenwood Springs, a position he has held for 11 years.  Former Garfield County Manager and Attorney Drew Gorgey was hired as the interim City Manager with a 4 to 1 vote during the consent agenda last night.  ...
  • NEWS WASHINGTON (AP) — The legal system may not resolve the question of whether the fatal shooting of three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic was an act of domestic terrorism. Robert Dear faces state charges of first-degree murder. But the federal criminal code has no specific charge for crimes considered domestic terrorism. That means ...
  • NEWS ASPEN MAYOR FLYING TO PARIS FOR CLIMATE SUMMIT ASPEN (AP) — Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron is heading to Paris this week to take part in the global climate change conference, bringing with him the perspective of a town reliant on both snow and luxury. Skadron is flying to France tomorrow to spend six days at and ...
  • NEWS COLORADO SPRINGS PLANNED PARENTHOOD SHOOTER GOING TO COURT Colorado Springs—The man accused in Friday’s bloody shooting rampage that left three people dead inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic will be formally advised of the charges against him today. 57 year old Robert Lewis Dear goes before a judge for the first time this afternoon.  Investigators ...
  • NEWS THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TRAVEL MAY BE CHALLENGING DENVER (AP) — More snow is headed toward Colorado but the storm isn’t expected to hit in time to slow down most travelers on today.The storm is forecast to move into the mountains and the Front Rangel late this afternoon. The snow is expected to continue into Thanksgiving Day and ...
  • NEWS COSTCO CHICKEN SALAD,E-COLI LINK OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Chicken salad from Costco has been linked to at least one case of E. coli in Washington state. Colorado, Montana and Utah also have confirmed E. coli cases connected to Costco chicken salad. Officials are working to determine the source. HUNTER’S MISTAKE DENVER (AP) — Federal officials say no ...
  • NEWS GLENWOOD GARAGE FIRE Glenwood Springs—The cause of last night’s garage fire in Glenwood Springs is being investigated.  The fire was reported in the 600 block of 8th Street and quickly spread to a nearby home.  According to information from the Glenwood Springs Fire Department, the first engine arrived on the scene in less than three ...
  • NEWS GW COUNCIL APPROVES NEW WEED BIZ Glenwood Springs—With a 6 to 1 vote last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council gave a thumbs-up to a new marijuana business.  Osiris LLC will be located on Devereaux Road and will grow, manufacture and sell retail pot. The council’s vote upheld the approval of the city licensing officer Angela ...
  • NEWS GLENWOOD SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs city council will discuss a sales and use tax revenue bond allowing the city to borrow over 3 million dollars for street maintenance and construction at tonight’s meeting. The council is expected to approve the ordinance.  The council will also vote on fixing and certifying the 2015 mill ...
  • NEWS CARBONDALE MAN BUSTED FOR LURING A MINOR Carbondale—A Carbondale man is behind bars for trying to lure a young girl over the internet. According to information from the Carbondale Police Department, 24 year old Daniel Rodden was taken into custody yesterday and booked into the Garfield County jail on felony charges including Exploitation of a Child, ...