• Full Text of Tonight’s Tri-County Public Health Order
    Here is the full text of this evening’s order from Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle Counties NEW LIMITS ON LARGE GATHERINGS, OTHER EMERGENCY STRATEGIES TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 Eagle, Garfield, and Pitkin County are issuing a Public Health order to minimize the health impacts of COVID-19. Not only has COVID-19 presented in our tri-county region, but ...
  • More Cancellations due to Coronavirus Concerns
    The City of Rifle has decided to cancel all events through the weekend at the Ute Theater due to Coronavirus concerns. Canceled are the Jason Boland and the Stragglers concert tonight and the comedy event scheduled for Saturday. The Boland show will be rescheduled for a later date. The cancellations at the Ute are just the latest ...
  • Garfield County Suing State Air Quality Commission
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Garfield County and eight other rural counties in Colorado are taking the state to court. The Western and Rural Local Government Coalition filed suit Wednesday in Denver District Court over the new pollution regulations passed by the Air Quality Control Commission last December. Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky says the new regulations lump in ...
  • COVID-19 Cases Rise in Pitkin County
    ASPEN—More testing, more positive cases of COVID-19 in Pitkin County. Six more presumptive positive cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in the Aspen area, bringing the tally to nine with one test still pending.  That’s the latest information from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Pitkin County Health Department.  It all ...
  • Flight Diverted Due to Passenger’s Fear Over Coronavirus
    DENVER (AP) – Passengers’ fears over the possible spread of the coronavirus appear to be the cause of a plane’s unscheduled landing. Officials say a group of people became disruptive because a neighboring passenger was coughing and sneezing on Sunday’s flight from Eagle County to Newark International Airport in New Jersey. The United Airlines plane ...
  • Colorado will Require Insurance to Fully Cover Testing
    DENVER (AP) – Colorado will soon require the health insurance insurers it regulates to fully cover testing, under certain conditions, for the new coronavirus. The Division of Insurance is ordering insurers to waive copays, deductibles and coinsurance payments for covered persons seeking testing for the virus. The waivers apply only to patients who have been ...
  • Governor Polis Declares a State of Emergency
    DENVER (AP) – Gov. Jared Polis has declared a state of emergency in Colorado that he says will allow him to take measures to ease the spread of the new coronavirus and limit economic disruptions. Polis says he’s directed the state to pursue financial measures to make it easier for health, food, nursing home and ...
  • US Coronavirus Map
    This Map from the Associated Press is expected to be updated once a day. Additional information on Coronavirus is available from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. (function() {'use strict';window.addEventListener('message', function(event) {if (typeof event.data");if (!iframe) {continue;}iframe.style.height ...
  • Police Searching for Man Convicted in Fatal Crash
    The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on the whereabouts of Cody Christopher. Christopher was convicted last June of two counts of vehicular homicide for a 2017 crash north of Rifle where Christopher’s two friends were killed. 36 year old Matthew Smith and 41 year old Trent Johnson were pronounced dead at the ...
  • Snow Day in Aspen Today
    The Aspen School District has declared today (Monday, March 2, 2020) a snow day. All Aspen School District Schools will be closed. Also, all schools that follow the Aspen School District Calendar are also closed, including (but not limited to) Aspen Country Day School and Wildwood School.