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Meet Rifle’s new community service officer

November 6, 2019

If you were to take a survey around town, there is no doubt that most people have heard of Alan Lambert. But for as many people as you polled, you would get an equal number...



Investigation into the Carquest Auto Part fire continues

November 6, 2019

Two weeks after a structure fire gutted the multi-use commercial building at 1000 Railroad Ave., Fire Chief Randy Callahan is thankful no one was injured. “I’m sad for the business loss, but I’m thankful we...


Fighting for the Pingle family

November 6, 2019

Rifle High school senior Garrett Robinson didn’t hesitate at all when asked if he had any ideas to help out a member of the RHS family. During homecoming this year Robinson, the student body vice...



Unofficial results for Western Garfield County are in

November 5, 2019

Early results are in for Western Garfield County including Re-2 and District No. 16 School Board Directors. As of 9:07 p.m. Tuesday night incumbent Director — District A Tom Slappey held a 59.90% to 40.10%...


Phyllis Ann Pretti

November 5, 2019

Phyllis Ann Pretti, 84, passed away in Ogden, Utah on November 2, 2019. She was born in Grand Junction, Colorado, the daughter of John and Amelia Elizabeth Petrafeso Arcieri. Phyllis graduated from Silt Elementary, Silt...



Rifle football earns top seed going into 2A playoffs

November 3, 2019

Rifle High’s football team leap-frogged Sterling in the final RPI rankings after the final weekend of the regular season to earn the No. 1 seed going into this week’s Class 2A state playoffs. The Bears...


Sunday Profile: ‘The eye of the hunter’

November 2, 2019

On a crisp sunshine-drenched day outside of Silt, Jackie Gross Guccini looks out her dining room window spotting a rafter of about 50 turkeys. For Guccini, the hunt is not just about the kill —...