• James Holmes: Guilty
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A jury has found Colorado theater shooter James Holmes guilty of murder in the methodically planned attack that left 12 dead and dozens wounded. The verdict means the 27-year-old former neuroscience graduate student could get the death penalty for the 2012 ...
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    CHANGE OF VENUE ORDERED FOR VAIL WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT VAIL (AP) – A Colorado judge has agreed to move a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Vail Resorts from Broomfield to Eagle County to be closer to the site of the accident.The parents of 13-year-old Taft Conlin are seeking damages after their son died in an avalanche ...
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    NEW CAMPING RESTRICTIONS FOR MAROON BELLS ASPEN (AP) — Those looking to camp in the Aspen area will have to bring bear-resistant food and garbage containers this summer or risk a hefty fine. The White River National Forest has enacted an emergency order that requires use of the special containers in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Fines ...
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    IRS SCAM TARGETING GARFIELD COUNTY RESIDENTS Glenwood Springs—Hang up and call the police immediately if you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service saying you owe back taxes.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the IRS phone scam almost bilked one local person out of an easy ...
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    MILITARY RELEASES RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION INTO JET CRASH THAT KILLED NEW CASTLE MAN Norfolk, VA.—Air Force Captain Will Dubois didn’t realize his F-16 was descending until the last second before it crashed in the Middle East last December.  That’s the conclusion of the investigative report released today by Air Combat Command in Virginia.  The 30 year ...
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    BABY SARAH MEMORIAL TONIGHT Parachute—The memorial for Sarah Ogden will be held tonight at Cottonwood Park in Parachute.  Sarah was only four weeks old when she died June 20th after allegedly being beaten by her father.  While her parents sit in a jail cell in Minnesota awaiting extradition back to Garfield County, family, friends and ...
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    MEMORIAL SET FOR SARAH OGDEN Parachute—Four-week old Sarah Ogden had a twin brother.  The baby girl who died June 20th in Parachute after allegedly being beaten by her father, will be remembered and honored during a memorial service this Friday night at Cottonwood Park in Parachute.  The service and fundraiser was organized by community leaders in ...
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    GW CITY COUNCIL UPHOLDS LICENSE DENIAL FOR REC. POT STORES Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council voted to uphold the denial of a marijuana license for two establishments during a packed-house, marathon meeting.  In both cases, the vote was 6 to 1 to reject the appeals of the Recreational Releaf Dispensary and Bar and the Green ...
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    MISSING MAN FOUND IN FLAT TOPS AREA, QUESTIONED ABOUT WOMAN’S DEATH Garfield County—The Routt County man considered a ‘person of interest’ in the death of a woman has been found in the Flat Tops wilderness of Garfield County.  22 year old Cole Pollard was found at Trapper’s Lake Recreation Area this morning at 11 o’clock and ...
  • Garfield County Manager Stepping Down
    Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Manager Andrew Gorgey is resigning.  Gorgey, who was originally hired as the county attorney in June of 2011, wore both hats and juggled duties between the two busy offices for five months from January of 2012 to May of that year.  He was named the full time county manager the next month ...