Glenwood Springs–Western Slope leaders and Denver Water unveiled a landmark
agreement yesterday that calls for a concerted, comprehensive effort to meet the
metro area’s water needs while protecting western Colorado’s supplies.
Glenwood Springs–The British man accused of murdering his wife 14
years ago and dumping her body in a remote part of Garfield County,
won’t be arraigned until July 14th. Marcus Bebb-Jones appeared in
court for the first time since being extradited from Britain.
Cortez–Western Slope Congressan Scott Tipton is calling on the Obama
Administration to action to reduce gas prices. Tipton says small business
owners are suffering.
Silt–District 61 State Representative Roger Wilson will be in Silt to
discuss some of the major bills before the legislature as the current
session winds down. Wilson will appear at the Silt Community
Center tomorrow morning at 9 O’clock.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A man arrested in Colorado has been
returned to Wyoming to face charges of assaulting four people in
Cheyenne and forcing one to cross into Colorado with him. The
Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that 23-year-old Anthony Gonzales was
taken to Cheyenne this week. Weld County prosecutors say the only
charge against Gonzales in Colorado was being a fugitive.
BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) – A jury is deliberating the case of a
former Broomfield High School teacher and wrestling coach charged
with having a sexual relationship with a student when she was 17.
Twenty-nine-year-old Travis Masse is charged with sexual assault on
a child by a person in a position of trust. Masse’s lawyer says the
girl’s accounts of having sex with Masse aren’t credible because
they’re vague and because there are no witnesses or physical
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a Colorado
Springs man told police he was robbed at gunpoint by people he was
trying to buy drugs from in a park early yesterday. Police say he
called them 12 hours later when he spotted a car the alleged
robbers used. Police arrested three people when they returned to
the vehicle. The three are accused of stealing a cell phone, $35 in
cash and $40 worth of drugs.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Black Hills Energy is asking Colorado
regulators for a rate increase that would boost a typical
residential bill by nearly $19 a month. The company said today the
increase would generate about $40 million more a year. Black Hills
says the increase will costs related to a new power plant in Pueblo
and other expenses. The utility has 93,000 customers in southern