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Man arrested after alleged attempted kidnapping of Rifle girl

At around 2 a.m. on June 13 Ykezio Sullivan tried to pull the little girl out of her home, but she fought him off and her parents called 911, according to the Rifle Police Department.

KJCT8 - 2018-08-17 17:27:00

Suspect charged in Rifle attempted child abduction

The Rifle Police Department moved forward with charges regarding the attempted child abduction that occurred in the city in June.Ykezio Ohaji-Keyun Sullivan, has been charged with Kidnapping, First Degree Criminal Trespass and Second Degree Burglary on Aug. 1.According to the Rifle Police Department

GLENWOOD SPRINGS POST INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

New closures due to Bull Draw, Cabin Lake fires

Now closed to public access: parts of Mesa County roads including 19 1/2 and 11 9/10; sections of Montrose County roads including R23, S15, S17, T17, U18, V24 and Z26; and all BLM roads, trails and lands within the closed zones.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-16 19:23:00

More roads close as Bull Mountain Fire grows

Near the Bull Draw Fire, closed areas include: parts of Mesa County roads including 19 1/2 and 11 9/10; sections of Montrose County roads including R23, S15, S17, T17, U18, V24 and Z26; and all BLM roads, trails and lands within the closed zones.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-17 06:32:11

New Castle police officer charged with harassment

A New Castle police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with domestic violence, harassment, violation of a restraining order and third degree trespassing.Brian Dominguez was taken into custody Tuesday. New Castle Police Chief Tony Pagni said Dominguez has been placed on administrative leave pen

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Lion killed, motorist uninjured in I-70 accident

According to annual data compiled by CDOT maintenance personnel, just a handful of lions died in accidents involving vehicles in Colorado last year. That includes two deaths in Colorado Department of Transportation Region 3, which covers much of western Colorado.

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NEW: Car fire closes I-70 westbound near Glenwood Canyon

An SUV caught fire Thursday around 10:30 a.m. on Interstate 70 at mile marker 117, fully engulfing the vehicle and setting off a brief wildfire, according to Glenwood Springs Fire Chief Gary Tillotson.

ASPEN TIMES

Third victim alleges abuse by sex suspect

Jarvis, who refused to speak with Mesa County sheriff's investigators before his arrest, is now facing nine new sex assault-related charges in connection with the third victim, according to Mesa County prosecutor Trish Mahre.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-17 06:35:00

Fire crews work on new containment lines

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 the spot fire that started Sun

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Mountain lion killed in collision on Interstate 70

According to annual data compiled by CDOT maintenance personnel, just a handful of lions died in accidents involving vehicles in Colorado last year. That includes two deaths in Colorado Department of Transportation Region 3, which covers much of western Colorado.

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UPDATE: Cache Creek Fire jumps line, burns back toward Battlement Reservoir Road

Update 8/13 9:30 p.m.— The large column of smoke seen Monday afternoon was from a spot fire over the line on the west side of the Cache Creek Fire and burned in the bowl east of Battlement Reservior Road, according to the latest from the federal incident command team."We received some rain over the

CRAIG DAILY PRESS

Fire ignites in De Beque Canyon; troopers closing I-70

Firefighters are scrambling to respond to a brush fire that ignited and is moving quickly in De Beque Canyon.Radio traffic indicates that state troopers are closing the interstate in the immediate area of the fire, near Exit 46. Westbound traffic is being stopped at the I-70 exit near De Beque.The f

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Photos:Firefighters Battle Blaze; 25 Acres Burned Near Cameo

Firefighters contained a brush fire that ignited along Interstate I-70 near the west bound lanes in De Beque Canyon that closed down the highway around four hours in both directions on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. The blaze stretched for three miles and burned 25 acres near Cameo.

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Brush fire stops I-70 traffic

"There's nothing to indicate that somebody saw how this started," said Megan Terlecky, spokeswoman for the Mesa County Sheriff's Office. "We have fires starting along the highway because of people tossing out a cigarette, chains dragging or cars overheating. This shows you how dry everything is that

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Mountain Lion struck in early morning South Canyon crash

Rifle resident Crystal Williams was driving on Interstate 70 to get to her job in Aspen early Tuesday morning when a mountain lion jumped over the concrete divider and hit her vehicle dead center. Her only memory after the collision is the cops arriving to the scene.She said the Colorado State Patro

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Cabin Lake Fire forces evacuations

"The fire's threatening the South Fork drainage at this time," Curtis Keetch, district ranger for the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest, said Monday afternoon.

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Fires grow even with rainfall

The Bull Draw Fire northwest of Nucla has grown by 3,410 acres, to 25,190 acres in size, and is 19 percent contained. The Cache Creek Fire southwest of Rifle is now 2,500 acres in size, up from about 1,700 acres, with containment falling to 40 percent, from 60 percent over the weekend.

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Mill levy, bond questions to be posed to Re-2 district voters

The Garfield Re-2 School Board is moving forward with a mill levy override and bond measure on the November ballot, as board members unanimously approved resolutions for both at Tuesday night's meeting in Rifle.More than 50 people in attendance gave the board a standing ovation once the decision was

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Area fires grow, new evacuations occur

The Bull Draw Fire northwest of Nucla has grown by some 1,900 acres over the last day, while crews today are trying to control a spot fire sparked outside the perimeter of the Cache Creek Fire southwest of Rifle Sunday night due to winds from passing storms.

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Sewer station grant? Yes, please

While a new sewer lift station isn't the most glamorous maintenance upgrade, the new $50,000 device will keep things running smoothly in Plateau Valley School District this year.

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