- State Wildfire Update – 07/18/16
Firefighters are letting areas of the Hayden Pass Fire burn near Coaldale because it is too dangerous to send firefighters into some the rugged wilderness areas currently burning.
However, incident commanders say they have managed to protect homes and the blaze is 30 percent contained as of this morning. Residents began evacuating July 11 after the fire ...
- Domestic Dispute in Basalt Leads Authorities to Homemade Bomb
Multiple law-enforcement agencies were needed to deal with an apparent domestic dispute in Basalt early Sunday that could have easily ended with deadly consequences.
Basalt Police received a 911 call around 7:30 am from a man who advised them that he had been in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 82 near Emma. By the time ...
- Carbondale Considers New Marijuana-Grow Limit
The Board of Trustees in Carbondale is looking to lower the town’s cap for marijuana grow operations in hopes of addressing complaints about the smell.
The Board voted this week to cut back on the number of licenses for recreational grows in the town from five to three.
The town has already issued four licenses and all ...
- Colorado Wildfire Update
Colorado firefighters have made good progress on several of the wildfires burning in the state, and certainly hope that the trend continues.
The Red Table Fire near Sylvan Lake was held to about its’ original 20 acres, due to an aggressive response both on the ground and from the air. Hand crews, several helicopters and air ...
- Town Hall Meeting: The President and the People
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- Fish and Wildlife Employees Plead Guilty After Poaching Incident
DENVER (AP) – Colorado officials say two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees pleaded guilty to poaching-related charges.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Tuesday 44-year-old Thad Bingham and 45-year-old Brian Scheer pleaded guilty to trespassing in the 2014 killing of a bull elk on private land that was closed to hunting.
Officials say Bingham also pleaded guilty ...
- Controlled Burn Near Aspen Airport Today
The Aspen Fire Department will be conducting a burn near the Aspen Airport today on the Owl Creek side of the airport. Officials say a lot of smoke will be visible while the burn is conducted.
SKIER VISITS SET RECORD
DENVER (AP) – More people are visiting Colorado ski areas and bringing a winter boost to area spending. A record 13 million visitors this past winter meant the highest sales tax revenue ever for almost every Colorado ski town.
CAMPERS ARRESTED FOR STARTING NEDERLAND FIRE
BOULDER (AP) – Two campers from Alabama have ...
COLORADO HONORS FALLEN DALLAS COPS
Denver—In honor of the five Dallas police officers who were shot and killed last night, all flags in Colorado will fly at half staff for the next few days. Governor John Hickenlooper ordered the flags to be lowered at all state buildings, following the lead of the federal proclamation. ...
STORM KING ANNIVERSARY
Glenwood Springs—22 years ago today, the South Canyon Fire claimed the lives of 14 firefighters on Storm King Mountain. Local fire officials and others who were around on that tragic day will stop by the Storm King Memorial at Two Rivers Park to honor the men and women who died; Kathi Beck, Tami ...