• Second Set of Human Remains Found in Conejos County
    CONEJOS(AP) – Authorities have identified a second set of human remains found near a rural town in southern Colorado. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday the remains are those of 34-year-old Shayla Hammel, of Saguache. In early December, the CBI said another set of remains found in the area were those of 37-year-old Myron ...
  • Natural Gas System Vandalized
    ASPEN (AP) – Authorities are investigating the vandalism of Aspen’s natural gas system which left thousands of residents and visitors without gas in the middle of the busy holiday season. Assistant Police Chief Bill Linn says the FBI and state law enforcement officials are working with police to investigate the disruption, which began Saturday.  “Earth ...
  • Garfield County Commissioners Ease COVID Restaurant Restrictions
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Effectively immediately, restaurants in Garfield County can offer indoor dining at 50 percent capacity thanks to a resolution unanimously passed this morning by the Board of County Commissioners. The resolution was proposed last Thursday in response to the state health department’s order moving the county to level red on the COVID-19 dial due to ...
  • Economic Relief Program Considered for Western Garfield County
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—A tax relief program for new business owners and their employees is in the works for Garfield County. The catch is, to be eligible for the new Rural Jump Start Program,  the county must be designated as “economically distressed.”  Under the guidelines, only the western part of the county would qualify; Parachute, Rifle, Silt ...
  • Garfield County COVID Cases Climbing
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Garfield County’s COVID-19 numbers continue to soar. According to the latest report from the county’s public health department, 807 positive cases have been confirmed over the past two weeks for an average of 57 per day. The COVID-19 death toll is now up to 23. County Public Health Director Yvonne Long says she is ...
  • Pitkin County COVID Affidavit Program Proving Costly
    ASPEN— Pitkin County’s program requiring visitors to sign a coronavirus affidavit has resulted in some visitors canceling trips. Aspen Chamber Resort Association president Debbie Braun says  confusion over the program that began today is keeping many visitors out. The county is asking  visitors to sign an online affidavit that states they had a negative coronavirus ...
  • COVID Vaccine Arrives
    DENVER (AP) – Colorado received its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine. A FedEx driver delivered a box holding 975 frozen vials of the vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech to Colorado’s health department laboratory in Denver today. Governor Jared Polis eagerly signed for the package. After opening the box, he ...
  • BREAKING: Garfield County Upgrading to Level Red
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Garfield County is being ordered by the state to move to level Red on the COVID-19 dial. The order came directly from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan and goes into effect Thursday, December 10th at 5 pm.  In her signed letter to the Board of County Commissioners, ...
  • Igloos Coming for Glenwood Springs Restaurants
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Diners and shoppers in downtown Glenwood Springs now have another safe and sanitary option where they can eat and have a few drinks. Starting tonight, a special warming area will be set up in Bethel Plaza under the Grand Avenue Bridge.  The city decided to foot the bill for the outdoor dining areas where ...
  • Holy Cross Helping with Bills During COVID
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Holy Cross Energy is stepping up to help it’s members stay warm and keep the lights on during the budget-straining pandemic. The Holy Cross Board of Directors unanimously approved a Bill Payment Assistance Fund.  Under the plan, members who’ve been hit hard by COVID-19 can apply for a bill credit of up to one ...

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