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    MORE GARCO RESIDENTS WORKING, BUT STILL STRUGGLING Glenwood Springs—Colorado’s economy may be improving but life is still a struggle for a lot of families in Garfield County. County Human Services Director Mary Baydarian sees it everyday.  During a recent update with the Board of Commissioners, Baydarian says more people are entering the workforce but they still ...
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    FEDS SAY NO LISTING NEEDED FOR GROUSE Denver—It’s a victory for Colorado and 10 neighboring states in the west.  Today, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Greater Sage Grouse will not be listed as endangered or threatened.  The announcement is welcome news in Garfield County which has invested a great deal of money in ...
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    ONE DEAD IN ATV ACCIDENT NEAR DEBEQUE Debeque—One man was killed and another was seriously hurt when their all terrain vehicles crashed yesterday north of Debeque.  According to information from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the man who died at the scene was in his 50’s and the injured man taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital in ...
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    RIFLE WOMAN IDENTIFIED IN DEADLY ROLLOVER CRASH Rifle—The woman who died in a rollover accident Wednesday afternoon near Silt was identified by the Garfield County Coroner’s office as 41 year old Melanie Baumert of Rifle.  According to information from the Colorado State Patrol, Baumert was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected when her car rolled ...
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    WOMAN KILLED, CHILD INJURED IN WEDNESDAY ROLLOVER NEAR SILT Silt—A woman was killed and a small child was injured in a rollover accident on westbound I-70 near Silt yesterday afternoon.  According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, just after 4 o’clock, the driver, who’s name has not been released, lost control of her car near ...
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    CARBONDALE BANK BROKEN INTO Carbondale—Carbondale police are looking for a tall, skinny man who broke into the ANB Bank on Dolores Way during the wee hours Wednesday morning.  According to police reports, the suspect smashed his way into the bank by breaking the glass doors just before 4am.  Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling says the would-be ...
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    CARBONDALE STRUCTURE FIRE INVESTIGATED Carbondale—An early morning fire at the Third Street Center in Carbondale is being investigated.  According to reports from the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District, crews responded to a structure fire at 1:30 this morning at the popular community center.  When they arrived, crews saw smoke coming out of the east side ...
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    NO REDUCED BOND FOR PARACHUTE WOMAN JAILED IN DAUGHTER’S DEATH GLENWOOD SPRINGS(AP) – The mother facing charges in her infant daughter’s death in western Colorado will remain jailed on $100,000 bond, despite her attorney’s efforts to have the amount lowered. 41-year-old Phyllis Wyatt is facing a felony charge of criminally negligent child abuse causing death. ...
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    GLENWOOD STABBING SUSPECT SOUGHT Glenwood Springs—The search is still on for the El Salvadoran man suspected of stabbing two Mexican men Sunday around midnight near the Grand Avenue bridge.  According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, one man was stabbed in the abdomen but neither man suffered life-threatening injuries.  Investigators say it appears the ...
  • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Fall Under Conifer Lights
    CONIFER — Glenwood Springs got on the scoreboard for the first time in the 2015 season, and led late in the third quarter before Conifer wore down the Demon defense to win the first game under their brand new home lights, 27-12 Friday. The Demons, who dropped to 0-2 in the young season, took a 12-7 ...