• NEWS
    GRAND JUNCTION(AP) — A struggling Grand Junction busboy who returned $3,000 in cash that he found on the floor is getting rewarded with a big tip. As of this morning, people impressed with Johnny Duckworth’s honesty have raised nearly over $3,800 through gofundme.com. Restaurant owner Randy Emmons says Duckworth rides his bike to work and ...
  • Weather Related Closing
    School District 16 in Parachute has declared a snow day for all students and staff. CMC’s Rifle Campus will remain closed until 10:00 this morning.
  • NEWS
    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Economic Development Commission has approved millions of dollars in incentive programs, including $86 million to build four tourist attractions in northern Colorado. The four projects in northern Colorado include an indoor whitewater park, a horror film center, a lake resort and a water park-themed hotel. Denver got $121 million for ...
  • Holy Cross Energy Outage Affects Nearly 200 Consumers and KMTS
    Since approximately 7:30 this morning, Holy Cross Energy customers south of Interstate 70 in the Silt and Rifle area have been without power.  The KMTS translator at 99.5 in the Rifle, Silt and New Castle areas is also off the air due to the power outage. Crews are working to identify and correct the problem. More information:  https://ebill.holycross.com/oms/outageMap
  • NEWS
    Glenwood Springs—Garfield County officials say the need for a detox center is critical.  Currently, local law enforcement officers have to send intoxicated individuals to neighboring communities with proper detox facilities.  The biggest obstacle is funding.  Silt Police Chief Levy Burris suggests a small sales tax to be earmarked for a detox center. Glenwood Springs—Garfield county ...
  • NEWS
    GARCO, BLM NEEDING PUBLIC FEEDBACK ON POTENTIAL DRILLING PLANS Glenwood Springs—Concerned citizens are encouraged to comment on a couple of oil and gas-related issues in Garfield County.  Next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, the Bureau of Land Management is hosting public meetings on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement analyzing 65 existing oil and gas leases in the ...
  • NEWS
    CARBONDALE POT SHOP ROBBERY CARBONDALE. (AP) — Police arrested four young men accused of robbing a Carbondale marijuana shop as employees unlocked the door.The men were arrested after a manhunt by Carbondale police, Garfield County sheriff’s deputies and officers from the Glenwood Springs Police Department.Police say two of the men went inside Sweet Leaf Pioneer ...
  • SPORTS
    AP-Scorecard Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalDallas19Washington16 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalCharlotte104Detroit84 FinalSan Antonio119Philadelphia68 FinalDallas104New York97 FinalToronto102L-A Lakers93 FinalWashington114Miami103 FinalBoston111New Orleans93 FinalL-A Clippers110Minnesota106 FinalPhoenix103Chicago101 FinalMilwaukee90Portland88 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalNashville3Boston2 Final OTColorado2Minnesota1 FinalVancouver5Buffalo2 TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Final( 4) Iowa St.84Buffalo63 Final( 7) Oklahoma78( 9) Villanova55 Final(11) Purdue80IUPUI53 Final(18) Butler93VMI66 Final(24) ...
  • NEWS
    RAFTA BUS CRASH TRIAL BEGINS IN PITKIN COUNTY Aspen—It’s been over two years since passengers on a RAFTA bus were injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Highway 82. Today marks their first day in court to find out who was at fault in the October 26th, 2013 rollover accident near Catherine Store.  According to ...
  • NEWS
    CONTROVERSY, SPECULATION, ACCUSATIONS OVER GLENWOOD MGR JOB Glenwood Springs—Today is Jeff Hecksel’s last day as the City Manager of Glenwood Springs, a position he has held for 11 years.  Former Garfield County Manager and Attorney Drew Gorgey was hired as the interim City Manager with a 4 to 1 vote during the consent agenda last night.  ...

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