Tag Archives: Garfield

Police Look For Info On Human Remains

Human remains were discovered recently on Lookout Mountain near Glenwood Springs, and police are looking for help in determining how they got there. The bones of 40-year-old Thomas Norberg of Rifle were found by hikers in the area in late March.  Norberg was last seen when he was Continue reading

MOCO Joins Law Suit Concerning Sage Grouse

Moffat County has joined a lawsuit against the BLM regarding its plan for Greater Sage Grouse management in Northwest Colorado. At their meeting yesterday, the Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement with Garfield, Jackson, and Rio Blanco counties to split the litigation expenses for the lawsuit. Garfield County will cover the majority of the Continue reading

Commissioner Beck Named Chairman Of AGNC

Moffat County Commissioner Ray Beck has been named Chairman of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado. Beck 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

Body Found In River Identified

The body pulled from the Colorado River near New Castle last week, has been identified as that of 28 year old Patrick Henry of Oklahoma. According to the Garfield County Coroner, Henry’s death is believed to be a suicide. The coroner determined that Henry died from self inflicted stab wounds to Continue reading

$2 Million Bond Set In Murder Case

olivo-tellez-booking-photoA $2 million dollar cash only bond was set earlier this week for Gustavo Olivio-Tellez, the man suspected of murdering 24 year old Blanca  Salas  in Glenwood Springs last week.  Prosecutors believe that Olivio-Tellez planned the crime for several days before committing the murder.  This is the Continue reading

24 Year Old Woman Murdered

olivo-tellez-booking-photoA woman was found murdered over the weekend at the Pinon Pines apartments in Glenwood Springs. Friday night, police discovered the body of a 24 year old female who appeared to be the victim of extreme domestic violence.  After an initial investigation, it was Continue reading

DUI Checkpoints For Labor Day Weekend

dui-checkpointThere will be DUI checkpoints throughout Garfield County this Labor Day Weekend. The Colorado State Patrol is partnering with local law enforcement officers to take as many impaired drivers off the roads as possible. In conjunction with the DUI checkpoints this weekend, officers will be increasing DUI enforcement throughout the entire county for Continue reading

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Employees Plead Guilty To Illegal Hunt

colorado parksFour men including two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees have accepted charges related to the illegal killing of a high quality bull elk on private land in October of 2014.  44 year old Thad Bingham, the man who killed the elk, pleaded guilty to trespassing and illegal possession of wildlife in a Garfield County Court late last Continue reading

Brent Curtice To Become Garfield Superintendent

brent - Version 2Brent Curtice the superintendent for the Moffat County School District has accepted the position as the  superintendent for the Garfield School District.  Curtice has been the superintendent for Moffat County since July of 2014.  A field of 18 candidates was narrowed down to three Continue reading

New Voting Machines Being Tested in Colorado

Ballot-300Ballots hit the mail yesterday in many jurisdictions across Colorado. For some of those ballots, election administrators will be using new voting machines as Colorado plans a statewide upgrade. Eight counties will be testing one of four new machines in the off-year elections. Those are Continue reading

Eagle County Detectives Make Cocaine Arrests

logo-eagle-county-sheriffDetectives with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office confiscated 62 grams of cocaine and 2.37 grams of methamphetamine during an undercover drug operation Tuesday evening. The undercover operation was initiated after receiving information that 23 year old Mateo Serna Guitierrez, from Dotsero, may be selling cocaine. Continue reading