Tag Archives: Carbondale

Threat That Closed High Schools Not Credible

The threat, which closed down high schools in Garfield County yesterday, and put the middle and elementary schools on lock down for a period of time, was later deemed not credible. The lock down was lifted around one yesterday afternoon. The FBI alerted Carbondale police to an anonymous threat, thought to have been made by an 18 year old Continue reading

Garfield County High Schools Closed After Threat

Officials closed Roaring Fork, Glenwood Springs and Basalt high schools Thursday morning after the schools were alerted by the Carbondale Police Department that an 18-year-old student had threatened violence against a school on social media.  While the threat was anonymous, the IP address was traced to the Carbondale area.  As a Continue reading

Steamboat Names Interim City Manager

City-of-SteamboatGary Suiter has been named the Interim City Manager of Steamboat. Suiter will officially start his position on Monday, temporarily filling the vacancy while a search for a permanent City Manager Continue reading

Energy Exploration Prohibited in White River National Forest

oil-and-gas-drilling-300The federal government is prohibiting energy exploration in most of the White River National Forest. A new document from the Forest Service limits exploration to less than one-tenth of the 2.2 million acre forest. The government says Continue reading

53-Year Old Motorcyclist Killed in Crash near Basalt

fatal-300A 53-year-old Aspen man died Saturday evening in a head-on crash on Highway 82 near Basalt. His name is being held pending notification of his family. The crash is still under investigation, Continue reading

Hickenlooper Negotiates Drilling on Roan Plateau

ROANAn aide to Governor John Hickenlooper says the governor doesn’t want western Colorado to lose future revenue because of a proposal to settle lawsuits over drilling on the Roan Plateau.  Hickenlooper’s planning and budget director gave his assurances in a letter to Republican state Representative Continue reading