• News, February 13th
    SLURRY BOMBERS IN SHORT SUPPLY FOR WILDFIRES Undated–Attacking wildfires from the air this summer is going to be hindered because of government red tape. According to Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall, replacement air tankers may not be available due to budget disputes tying up federal funds. He says firefighting crews will probably have to get ...
  • News, February 12th
    GUN CONTROL DENVER (AP) – New ammunition limits and more background checks on firearm purchases will be under consideration as Colorado Democrats start pushing gun control legislation. The House Judiciary committee is expected to take its first votes on the bills today. One would make it a crime to have or sell large-capacity gun magazines. ...
  • News, February 11th
    STATE SUPREME COURT RULES ON ENTRANCE TO ASPEN Denver–The state-designed entrance to Aspen cannot be challenged by voters according to a ruling handed down this morning by the Colorado Supreme Court. The justices ruled that a 2007 petition asking voters about C-DOT’s plans was out of line because the design was chosen by administrators and therefore ...
  • News, February 7th
    ACCESS CONTROL PLAN, MAJOR DEVELOPMENT ON COUNCIL AGENDA Glenwood Springs–The Highway 82 Access Control Plan from 21st street to the city limits is being discussed by the Glenwod Springs City Council tonight. No decisions will be made but several issues will be addressed during the worksession. The council is also expected to make a ...
  • News, February 6th
    CONCERNED CITIZENS DISCUSS THOMPSON DIVIDE DRILLING Glenwood Springs–A standing-room-only crowd jammed into the Garfield County Commissioner’s hearing room yesterday to voice concerns over possible drilling activity on the Thompson Divide. SG Interests of Houston, Texas has applied for two drilling permits in the divide area of Garfield County. The overwhelming sentiment from citizens ...
  • News, February 5th
    COLORADO GUN CONTROL LAWS ON THE TABLE DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats have proposed a slate of gun-control measures – but they won’t be suggesting a full ban on assault weapons. The package calls for universal background checks for gun purchases, plus a new ban on high-capacity magazines. Democrats stopped short of suggesting a ...
  • News, February 4th
    GARFIELD COUNTY FORECLOSURES Glenwood Springs–Home foreclosures in Garfield County are on the decline. According to county treasurer Georgia Chamberlain, foreclosures climbed in 2010 and ’11 from 604 to 711 and then dropped last year by about 200. She is hopeful that the worst of the housing market decline in Garfield County is in the past. WESTERN ...
  • News, February 1st
    ENERGY COMPANY EYES THOMPSON DIVIDE PERMITS Carbondale–A Texas-based oil and gas company is once again going after parcels in the Thompson Divide area. SG Interests of Houston has applied for two drilling permits, one in Garfield County and the other in Pitkin County. The grassroots conservation group, The Thompson Divide Coalition is against drilling ...
  • Power Outage, Snow Will Not Affect School
    Excel Energy Crews are working on repairing electric lines at this time.  Currently there are partial power outages at Katherine Senor Elementary and Riverside Middle School, but RE-2 District Spokesperson, Theresa Hamilton, says Excel is expecting to have power restored in time to proceed with a normal school day. Power is also out in other areas, ...
  • Weather Cancellations
    All classes after 3:00 PM this afternoon at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts are CANCELLED due to deteriorating weather and road conditions. In addition, all after school activities at Glenwood Middle School are cancelled tonight, including Girls Basketball.