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Hecht makes his move and wins Stage 1

August 16, 2018 — VAIL — What the Hecht? Gage Hecht, 20, of Team Aevolo, better known for developing young racers, and born in raised down in Parker, was the shocking upset winner during Thursday, Aug. 16's opening stage of the Colorado Classic. Every form of cycling wisdom said

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Obituary: Ellen Verna Franke (Butterfield)

August 16, 2018 — Ellen Verna Franke (Butterfield), beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, 91, of Carbondale, CO passed away on August 14th, 2018. Verna was born on February 12, 1927 in Burlington, CO. She was raised with her four brothers in Burlington, CO. She graduated from Burlington

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Obituary: Perry Dyson Inhofe, Jr.

August 16, 2018 — Perry Dyson Inhofe, Jr. passed away in Glenwood Springs, Colorado on August 10, 2018. Perry was born September 10, 1933 in Iowa. He was the former president and CEO of Mid-Continent Casualty Company. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; Two daughters, Melinda (Tom) Smith,

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Obituary: Dorothy Grace Snearly

August 16, 2018 — Surrounded by loved ones, Dorothy (95) passed away from natural causes and joined her husband of 67 years. Dorothy was born in Wyoming. At age 16, she was the teacher in a country school. Later she attended Graceland University in Iowa and the University of

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Letter: Truth or consequences!

August 16, 2018 — The latest crisis, the day that President Trump sided with Putin instead of his own judicial system in Helsinki tops them all, doesn't it? Just when I think people in the Republican Party should be seeing the truth and that the Republicans on the Hill

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Letter: Keep it transparent

August 16, 2018 — Every project that exists in a region or municipality has a profile and process that responsible citizenry should be a part of. The premise is that upgrades are rubber-stamped. New proposals are contested. The Grand Avenue Bridge was "rubber stamped," vs. South Canyon Hot Springs

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Letter: Khalsa gets it

August 16, 2018 — I am very grateful to Khalsa for courage in bringing his understanding and perspective to Garfield County. Khalsa has shown a keen knowledge of human dynamics and that makes him eminently prepared and fit to take on the Garfield County Sheriff's job.  The gas industry

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BREAKING: Car fire closes I-70 westbound at mile marker 116

August 16, 2018 — UPDATE 1:02 p.m.- Both lanes of traffic on I-70 westbound at mile marker 116 have been re-opened. An SUV caught fire Thursday morning around 10:30 a.m. on Interstate 70 at mile marker 116, fully engulfing the vehicle and setting off a brief wildfire, according to Glenwood

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Debate focuses on residences in latest Pan and Fork proposal

August 16, 2018 — The debate officially started in Basalt on Tuesday night over whether the latest proposal for the former Pan and Fork property provides enough economic vitality for downtown. Tim Belinski, head of Basalt River Park LLC, introduced his group's proposal to the Town Council and immediately

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Rifle’s City Council restricts parking and smoking near City Hall

August 15, 2018 — Rifle City Council recently improved on its restrictions at the City Hall Plaza and nearby parking structure as the council passed an ordinance banning smoking, overnight parking and overnight activity during its last meeting. "Staff has talked about increased activity in the parking lot and

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Cooking demonstration at the New Castle Community Market

August 15, 2018 — It's our sixth week of the New Castle Community Market a cooking demo will be performed by Live Well. They will offer learning opportunities in an affordable way, to access and prepare healthy foods that are in season. Participants will receive a $10 coupon to

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Semro column: Promise of lower premiums could come at a high price

August 15, 2018 — Here's what President Trump said on July 27, 2018. "And to Associated Health Plans. We're giving Americans the ability – just opened – millions of people going to be signing up – millions and millions. We're giving Americans the ability to join together to purchase

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Goals of Downtown Development Authority on the way

August 15, 2018 — The City of Glenwood Springs Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has a lot of goals they would like to accomplish before the end of the year, and this evening will present those goals, as well as their 2019 priorities before council. "The prepares what their

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Fire crews work on new containment lines

August 15, 2018 — Crews worked to get containment back up for the Cabin Lake and Cache Creek Fires on Wednesday after both fires broke through their containment lines. According to fire managers on the Cache Creek Fire southwest of Rifle, crews worked throughout the day Monday to contain

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History recognized in New Castle

August 15, 2018 — The Odd Fellows Building in downtown New Castle, now home to New Castle Dental, had a few special visitors tour the facility last week for the building being recognized as one of the town's oldest structures. Built in 1890, the building has been home to

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BLM announces the 113 fire is controlled

August 15, 2018 — The Bureau of Land management announced Wednesday that the 113 Fire, which ignited next to Interstate 70 in South Canyon last Wednesday, was controlled on Tuesday, Aug. 14. According to a statement, the final investigation report indicated the fire started as a result of an

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Energy already racing at the 2018 Colorado Classic

August 15, 2018 — DENVER— Gov. John Hickenlooper, organizers of the second annual Colorado Classic and top men's and women's athletes shared their enthusiasm Wednesday for hundreds of miles of cycling action that will unfold during the four-stage race that kicks off Thursday in Vail. Gov. John Hickenlooper put

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Coal Ridge boys golf turns in strong showing at Eagle Valley’s Gypsum Creektournament

August 15, 2018 — Competing for the first time in the 2018 season, the Coal Ridge Titans' boys golf team opened up the season strong under first-year head coach Dan Larsen. The Titans turned in a solid showing as three golfers shot a combined 288 on the day. Coal

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Miller says he’s not upset over sitting out preseason game

August 15, 2018 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Von Miller is preparing to make his preseason debut this weekend against the Chicago Bears. Of course, the star linebacker was all set to play last weekend against Minnesota when he said "the call came from upstairs" that he'd be held out.

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Starla Jean Haynes

August 15, 2018 — Starla Jean Haynes passed away on August 10, 2018 at the age of 65 in Glenwood Springs, CO after a brave battle with cancer. Starla was born in Woodward, OK on February 19, 1953 to Eugene Haynes and Lucille Puyear. She was proceeded in death

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