- 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 ...
MAN DIES IN GARCO ATV ACCIDENT
Glenwood Springs—A Fruita man was killed in an ATV crash north of New Castle Monday morning. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the 30 year old man, who’s name has not been released, lost control on a switchback on County Road 243 and was thrown off the ...
- Onlookers Causing Trouble for Firefighters
Motorists wanting to catch a glimpse of a fire burning between Rifle and Rulison are causing trouble for fire crews trying to battle the flames tonight.
Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says members of the public are being asked to avoid County Road 320 if possible. Additional traffic from onlookers has apparently been ...
JOHN MARTIN TAKES GOP PRIMARY
Glenwood Springs—John Martin’s quest to win an unprecedented sixth term on the Garfield County Board of Commissioners continues after last night’s primary victory. Martin captured just over 73 percent of the vote to handily defeat Republican challenger Aron Diaz. Martin thanked Diaz for running a positive, issue-focused campaign and now looks ...