• NEWS, AUGUST 26TH
    Garfield County–Dangerous levels of hydrogen sulfide gas have been discovered around oil and gas rigs owned by Noble Energy. State regulators say the emissions are being dealt with and there is no danger to the public. Denver–Air pollution from oil and gas drilling will be the subject of public hearings this fall being conducted ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 25TH
    Carbondale–The one thousand foot spacing requirement between medical marijuana businesses in Carbondale will remain in place. After a angry debate between trustees Frosty Merriott and Ed Cortez, the board voted 4 to 2 to keep the rule in effect. Merriott wants to cut the distance requirement in half. Rifle–The Wall Street Journal ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 24TH
    EARTHQUAKE-COLORADO DENVER – Southern Colorado residents assessed damage to homes and businesses Wednesday from a magnitude-5.3 quake, the state’s biggest since 1967, as officials warned that minor aftershocks were expected for weeks. In the former coal town of Valdez, Dean Moltrer, co-owner of Purgatoire Valley Construction, said he wasn’t waiting for the Las Animas County building inspector to document any wrecks. He ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 23RD
    Glenwood Springs–The Congressional redistricting debate comes to Glenwood Springs this weekend. The state reapportionment committee will hold a public forum Saturday afternoon at 1 at the Garfield County Administration Building. Glenwood Springs–Garfield County commissioners finalized some important land use language yesterday in the 20 year comprehensive plan. The consensus among experts is the plan ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 22ND
    Aspen–State wildlife officials are certain the bear they killed recently is the one that attacked two campers this past weekend near Aspen. Both campers were attacked while they slept in their tents. The sustained severe scratches and bruises to their legs. Glenwood Springs–The city of Glenwood Springs will examine traffic and pedestrian ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 19TH
    Glenwood Springs–The city council got into a debate last night over medical marijuana after a citizen brought up concerns about the message it’s sending to local kids. Once things settled down, the council voted to make a minor change in the wording of the recently passed ordinance. Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 18TH
    Glenwood Springs–The driver of the logging truck involved in Tuesday’s deadly accident near Buffalo Valley is facing a criminal charge. The Colorado State Patrol charged 58 year old John Briggs with careless driving causing death. 24 year old Claudia DeRamirez of Glenwood Springs was killed instantly in the crash. Glenwood Springs–Marijuana regulations ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 17TH
    Aspen–Fabric tents and trailers are off limits in the Difficult Campground six miles east of Aspen. Forest Service officials have temporarily banned them because of a troublesome black bear that’s been scrounging for food. Carbondale–The Thompson Divide Coalition is asking the Pitkin County Board of Commissioners and the Bureau of Land Management to allow ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 16TH
    Rifle–Four candidates are vying for three seats on the Rifle City Council. Tonight, the candidates will try to convince voters why they should be elected. Rich Carter, Jay Miller, Wilma Paddock and incumbent Jonathan Rice will be at the Rifle city hall for a locally televised debate. It begins at 6:30. Rifle–Colorado ...
  • NEWS, AUGUST 15TH
    Carbondale–Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will be in Carbondale and Rifle today to talk about energy development and other related issues. Bennet is meeting with constituents on the Western Slope during the congressional recess. Glenwood Springs–Garfield County commissioners are tackling some tough land use issues today. The board is deciding whether the ...