- News, August 16th
Glenwood Council Considers New Bridge Designs
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council has yet to take an official position on the Grand Avenue Bridge project but officials did get an earful from concerned citizens last night. Many longtime residents like Dean Moffitt, say the city should not give in to the Colorado Department of Transportation’s ...
- News, August 16th
NEW DRILLING RULES CONSIDERED
DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper says the state is looking at new initiatives to create “integrity and trust” in oil and natural gas development in Colorado. Speaking at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual conference in Denver, Hickenlooper listed four areas that the state is looking to include in ...
- News, August 15th
SHE ASKED FOR FORGIVENESS FOR BRINGING SHAME TO HER
FAMILY AND NOW MUST FACE A LONG AND CHALLENGING
ROAD TO RECOVERY. FORMER BASALT HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER
LAUREN REDFERN WHO WAS ARRESTED BACK IN FEBRUARY
FOR HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH AN UNDERAGE
MALE STUDENT APPEARED IN EAGLE COUNTY DISTRICT
COURT YESTERDAY FOR VIOLATING HER BOND CONDITIONS
ON THE ...
- News, August 14th
Rifle–Crews are working to repair the washed out culvert under the frontage road at the Mamm Creek interchange east of Rifle. The culvert was wiped out by a heavy, overnight thunderstorm July 24th. The 359 thousand dollar repair job is being done by a Denver contractor and is scheduled to be completed October ...
- NEWS, AUGUST 13TH
GARFIELD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE TAX BALLOT MEASURE
GLENWOOD SPRINGS–GARFIELD COUNTY VOTERS ARE GOING TO BE ASKED TO PAY A QUARTER CENT SALES TAXES TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT
RANCH LAND AND OTHER OPEN SPACE. AFTER DEBATING
THE WORDING OF THE MEASURE THAT WILL BE SEEN ON THE
BALLOT, THE FISCALLY CONSERVATIVE AND TAX-LEERY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RELUCTANTLY APPROVED ...
- NEWS, AUGUST 10TH
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Federal authorities say they have to rely on wiretaps and other clandestine techniques because Aspen’s small-town atmosphere and attitude toward the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration makes it nearly impossible to investigate drug cases. A federal court filing made public recently details a 15-month investigation that resulted in five guilty ...
- NEWS, AUGUST 9TH
Grand Junction–President Barack Obama got the crowd excited during yesterday’s campaign rally at Grand Junction High School. Obama railed against Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney on taxes and health care. The President accuses Romney of wanting to raise taxes on the middle class to cut taxes for the wealthy. Obama also says ...
- NEWS, AUGUST 8TH
Basalt–The popular shooting range in Basalt is closed for the time being. Officials with Colorado Parks and Wildlife decided to close it after last Saturday’s wildfire burned about two acres on a hillside behind the range. Crews are going to use heavy equipment to create a firebreak and a natural backstop to prevent future ...
- NEWS, AUGUST 6TH
DENVER (AP) – Two groups trying to get measures on the November ballot in Colorado are turning in petition signatures. A group that wants to regulate large political contributions, Colorado Fair Share, said it turned in more than 176,000 signatures on Monday. That’s about 82,000 more signatures than it needs to qualify for the ...
- Evacuations Ordered in Basalt
4:45 pm Update: All residents are okay to go back home. The size of the fire was held to approximately one acre.
2:25 PM Update: The fire has been declared under control. Evacuations should be lifted soon.
Less than an hour after fire crews were called to a wildfire at the Lake Christine Wildlife Area, immediate evacuations are being ...