• Garfield County School District RE-2 Superintendent Fired Rifle—Garfield Re-2 School District Superintendent Brent Curtice has been fired.  During it’s meeting two nights ago, the Re-2 School Board of Directors voted unanimously to terminate the contract of Curtice with no cause as stipulated in the contract.  Curtice had already announced his decision to retire and the end of this school year.  While no ...
  • Colorado University to Offer Cannabis-Related Degree PUEBLO (AP) – University officials in Colorado have received state approval to offer a cannabis-related degree program.  Colorado State University is expected to launch the program this fall at its Pueblo campus. Officials say the Cannabis, Biology and Chemistry program would focus on the science necessary to work in the cannabis field and emphasize natural ...
  • University of Northern Colorado puts Greek Life on Hold DENVER (AP) – The University of Northern Colorado is barring fraternities and sororities from participating in recruitment, initiation, parties and formals this semester after reports of sexual misconduct, drug use and underage drinking. The temporary halt to Greek activities will allow each fraternity and sorority chapter to create a detailed safety and success plan that ...
  • Road to Utah Ski Area Re-Opens After Multiple Avalanches SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Officials have re-opened the only road in and out of a Utah ski area east of Salt Lake City that was closed for days after multiple avalanches. Alta Ski Area visitors and employees were required to stay indoors until Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Saturday. The Alta and Snowbird resorts had ...
  • Colorado Jail Supervisor Resigned Amid Harassment Claims COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Investigative records say a Colorado jail supervisor resigned from a sheriff’s office amid allegations he made unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate comments to female inmates. Walter Steven Woods resigned from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 30. Woods’ resignation came two weeks after the alleged misconduct was reported to ...
  • New Hampshire Poses A Last Chance For Struggling 2020 Democrats PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) – Several Democratic presidential candidates who are lagging in the polls are making their final pitches before New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and several others are barnstorming New Hampshire in search of the votes they hope will give ...
  • Massive Firework Shot Over Colorado Breaks World Record STEAMBOAT SPRINGS(AP) – A firework launched over Steamboat Springs set a record as the world’s largest aerial firework. The 2,800-pound shell flew 2,200 feet above the Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival before it burst on Saturday night. The explosion turned the sky bright red and drew gasps from the crowd. Guinness World Records representatives witnessed and ...
  • Skier Dies on Colorado Ski Area STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (AP) – A skier died at Steamboat  after falling into a tree well.  53-year-old Frank Maimone of Philadelphia was found on an expert ski trail Saturday afternoon. Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg says Maimone died at the UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Ski Patrol performed CPR throughout Maimone’s ...
  • Additional Weather Related Closures for Friday February 7th 2020 GLENWOOD SPRINGS—The list of closures and cancellations continue to snowball.  Glenwood Springs city hall is closed for the day. Officials opened the doors at 10 o’clock this morning, (two hours later than usual) but decided to close for the day due to the snow and hazardous driving conditions. The Glenwood Springs Community Center closed early ...
  • February 7th Closures Here is the list of closures for today. We’ll add to this list as necessary. Any organization on this list has declared a snow day for today and will be closed unless otherwise indicated. All Aspen Schools are closed including, but not limited to: Aspen School District, Wildwood School, Aspen Community School, Aspen Country Day. CMC Carbondale, ...