GARCO JOINS NEIGHBORS IN PROTEST OVER METHANE RULES
Glenwood Springs—Garfield County joined neighboring counties in opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules dealing with methane and waste reduction. A letter addressed to BLM Director Neil Kornze was originally drafted by the lead entity, Mesa County stating opposition to the “Waste Prevention, Production, Subject to ...
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
Aspen—The Rifle Lady Bears captured another team title with yesterday’s victory at the Aspen Invitational Tournament. Rifle finished with a team score of 254. The Lady Bear’s Elly Walters took top individual honors carding an 81. Glenwood Springs was second with a team score of 263. Lauen Murphy led the Lady ...
RIFLE STUDENT-ATHLETE KILLED IN ‘CAR SURFING’ INCIDENT
Rifle—A popular student-athlete at Rifle High School died from his injuries suffered in an April Fool’s Day car surfing incident in the Rifle Wal-Mart parking lot. According to reports from Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, 18 year old Kyle Scholla died from massive head trauma last Saturday afternoon ...
BLM GIVES THUMBS UP TO NW COLORADO OIL SHALE PROJECT
Rangely—A 50 thousand-barrel-per-day oil shale project outside of Rangely received tentative approval from the Bureau of Land Management recently. Enefit American Oil’s plan calls running pipelines and electricity to the project with the utility corridor going right through federal lands. Next month, the BLM will ...
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS ON TONIGHT’S GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council plans to discuss future financial contributions toward an annual Fourth of July fireworks show at tonight’s meeting. The council will also discuss the city’s role in maintaining and controlling the crowds at the Hanging Lake Trail and rest area. ...
MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY ACROSS THE VALLEY
Undated—The 2016 municipal election day can be summed up with the familiar phrase, “you win some, you lose some.” In Carbondale, voters welcomed three new trustees to the town board. Former Glenwood Springs City Councilman Dan Richardson will be joined by Marty Silverstein and Ben Bohmfalk. Eight candidates in ...
ASPEN SKI INSTRUCTOR KILLED
Aspen—A popular Aspen Skiing Instructor was killed over the weekend after crashing into a tree at Utah’s Park City Resort. Authorities say 48 year old Hansi Brenninger was skiing on an advanced trail when he hit the tree just before 10:30 Saturday morning. Ski patrol officers administered medical attention ...
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Summit at Rifle 11 and 1 o’clock
Coal Ridge at Grand Valley 11 and 1
TRACK AND FIELD
Grand Junction—The Glenwood Demons and Rifle Bears will compete in tomorrow’s annual Mickey Dunn Invitational meet at Stocker Stadium. Meanwhile the Cedaredge Invitational will host 3A team from around the region including Coal ...
ID THEFT ON THE UPSWING DURING TAX SEASON IN COLORADO
Denver—Colorado and other states are in a continuing battle to protect taxpayer’s identity during tax season. Officials with the state revenue department are looking for ways to prevent identity thieves from filing false tax returns. Taxpayers are being told their refunds may take a ...
COLORADO BUDGET TALKS BEGIN
Denver—Colorado taxpayers can forget getting a refund next year under the new budget being proposed. The good news is, there won’t be any huge cuts to education. House lawmakers are debating Colorado’s 27 billion dollar budget that actually includes a slight per-pupil increase for K-12 schools. A few months ago, ...