- News, September 4th
Glenwood Springs–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners officially took a stand against a Colorado ballot initiative to legalize marijuana. The Board unanimously supported a resolution to oppose Amendment 64.
Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners reluctantly agreed to rescind a resolution today that opposed the federal government’s plan for limited oil shale research and development ...
- News, August 31st
DENVER — The Bureau of Land Management has approved two more leases for companies to research how to economically extract oil from oil shale resources in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. The BLM approved oil shale research, development and demonstration leases for ExxonMobil Exploration Co. and Natural Soda Holdings Inc. in Rio Blanco County ...
- News, August 30th
White River National Forest / O and G Drilling Plan
Glenwood Springs– The White River National Forest has proposed reducing the amount of land in the White River National Forest that can be leased for oil and gas production. The agency has released a draft environmental impact statement looking at the proposal and alternatives, which ...
- News, August 29th
Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners and the Bureau of Land Management are still squabbling over buffer zones being proposed for protection of the Greater Sage Grouse. Commissioners say the zones fail to take into account the industrialized nature of many parts of the county and the fact that so few birds are found here.
Glenwood Springs–Missouri ...
- News, August 28th
Glenwood Springs–The pilot that was killed in last weekend’s plane crash near Steamboat Springs was on his way from Glenwood Springs to his hometown in Minnesota according to federal investigators. 36 year old Peter Nicholas Landherr was only person aboard the 1964 single-engine Piper when it crashed sometime between 4pm last Friday and 10am ...
- Blinky the Clown – Dead at 91
DENVER (AP) – Russell Scott, who greeted countless Colorado children for decades as local television’s “Blinky The Clown,” has died.
His daughter says Scott died Monday from complications of pneumonia. He was 91.
Scott’s career as a clown grew from sketches he performed for children who came to see a miniature circus he had carved and displayed in ...
- News, August 27th
Plane Crash Victim From Glenwood Springs
Steamboat Springs–The pilot killed in last weekend’s plane crash near Steamboat Springs was from Glenwood Springs. According to reports from Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg, the pilot was indentified as 36 year old Peter Nicholas Landherr. Investigators say the plane crashed sometime between 4pm Friday and 10am Saturday ...
- News, August 24th
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – A University of Colorado spokeswoman says a criminal background check was done on theater shooting suspect James Holmes before the July 20 attack. Jacque Montgomery’s statement is believed to be the first explicit public confirmation that a check was done on Holmes’ background before the shootings ...
- News, August 22nd
EARTHQUAKE RATTLES ROARING FORK VALLEY
Basalt–No damage was reported from yesterday’s small earthquake that rattled a few dishes in the Roaring Fork Valley. The National Earthquake Information Center says the tremor centered north of Basalt, registered 3.3 on the Richter Scale.
BATTLEMENT MESA/ANTERO LAWSUIT DISMISSED
Battlement Mesa–The lawsuit filed by residents of Battlement Mesa trying ...
- News, August 21st
DEADLY CRASH ON THOMPSON CREEK ROAD
A MAN WAS KILLED AND A WOMAN WAS SEVERELY INJURED IN
A ROLLOVER CRASH YESTERDAY AFTERNOON ON THOMPSON
CREEK ROAD OUTSIDE OF CARBONDALE. ACCORDING TO
REPORTS FROM THE GARFIELD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND
A PITKIN COUNTY ROAD AND BRIDGE CREW WHO SAW
THE ACCIDENT, THE NISSAN PATHFINDER WAS HEADED EAST
ON COUNTY ROAD 108 ...