Tag Archives: Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Man Dies In ATV Accident

A man died in an ATV accident near Rifle over the weekend. Todd Sillie of Glenwood Springs was driving a side by side ATV on JQS Road, when he lost control, sending he and the ATV down a steep 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

Better Internet Coming To Moffat County?

broadband towerAs part of the quest to increase the City of Craig and Moffat County’s broadband capacity, the Craig City Council commissioned a broadband planning study at their Tuesday meeting. The study will be preformed by NEO Connect from Glenwood Springs. According to their website NEO Connect is at the forefront of broadband innovation, from planning to execution. Craig Mayor Ray Beck said the study, which will cost Continue reading

Tipton Speaks About ColoWyo on House Floor

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday to continue to pressure U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to take every action necessary to save the 220 jobs at the Colowyo Mine. Tipton met with Secretary Jewell and Western Colorado leaders in Continue reading

Jewell to Meet with Commissioners Tonight

JEWELLInterior Secretary Sally Jewell will meet with Moffat County Commissioners tonight in Glenwood Springs. Jewell is taking a rafting trip in Glenwood, and has agreed to meet with the commissioners over the ColoWyo Mine lawsuit. Jewell refused to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the Office of Surface Mining redo an Environmental Assessment for the mine’s South 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

Udall Tour Won’t Bring Senator to Northwest Colorado

mark-udall-300Once again, Senator Mark Udall is embarking on what he calls a “statewide tour”, that will completely miss Northwest Colorado. The senator’s “Mark Your Ballot” tour will canvass the Front Range, and a few Western Slope communities. The closest Udall will get to our area is Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs. Continue reading

CPW Commission to Meet in Glenwood

colorado parksThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet September 11th and 12th at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood. Topics will include updates on the Recovery Program for listed aquatics species in the Colorado River, final regulations for big game hunting, draft regulations for snowmobiles and 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

Two seriously Injured in I-70 Crash near Rifle

Vehicle-Accident-300A 29-year-old Glenwood Springs woman was seriously injured yesterday evening in rollover crash east of Rifle on Interstate 70. Her name is being held pending notification of her family.  Just before 5, 35-year-old Jesse Wanner, of Rifle, lost control of his car on Interstate 70, about three miles east of Rifle. The Continue reading

Injured State Trooper Identified

HofackerThe Trooper injured by gunfire Thursday morning has been identified. Colorado State Patrol Trooper, Eugene Hofacker, a 6 year veteran of the department was shot after stopping to assist a motorist .  He was taken to Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs in critical but stable condition.  A suspect  Continue reading