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Monday Mystery: Can you guess where in Garfield County this photo was taken
The Post Independent invites our readers to play the Mystery Monday photo game. PI photographers will shoot a mystery photo from somewhere in Garfield County, and you have the chance to guess the location of the photograph. Please email your answer to staff photographer Chelsea Self at CSelf@postind
Air monitoring data in Battlement Mesa shows no health risk
Air-quality monitoring near oil and gas operations in Battlement Mesa continues to show concentrations of potentially harmful below long-term health risk guidelines established by state and federal agencies, according to a Garfield County public health report to county commissioners on Monday.
Glenwood has a ‘$55 million problem,’ and possible tax solution
City of Glenwood Springs officials, with input from the Glenwood Chamber Resort Association's Community on the Move committee, are debating the feasibility of a streets sales tax ballot question next April as part of the regular municipal election.
Garfield County Crime Briefs: Fake name works … well, rarely
Just before 5 p.m. Dec. 6, a Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT) officer was operating in Rifle when he was advised of a suspicious vehicle at the Kum & Go parking lot in Rifle.
Marijuana Mold Recall Hits Multiple Dispensaries in Colorado
Doctor's Orders, a Colorado marijuana dispensary group and growing operation, has voluntarily recalled all of its retail marijuana plant material over mold and yeast concerns, according to the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment.
Colorado regulatory panel changes oil and gas school setback requirement
Colorado's Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Tuesday addressed concerns many throughout the state had regarding the proximity between oil and gas operations and schools, as school setback requirements were updated following a hearing in Denver.
Glenwood Middle School learns about Colorado River conservation
Parents and family members were on hand Monday evening as Glenwood Springs Middle School sixth-grade students presented research and work projects related to the Colorado River conservation. Nature photographer Pete Mcbride, whose series on the Colorado River is currently exhibited at the school, sp
Trust your gut: Man at center of I-70 stabbing incident warns public
CRAIG — The only warning was the sudden rock of the slow-moving truck as the man launched forward, knife in hand, to attack the driver. The first cut was long, but shallow, hampered by the fabric of the driver's hoodie.
Moffat County girls hoops rout Rifle, boys bested by Bears
Moffat County High School athletes could be bear-ly believe the results Saturday afternoon in Rifle. Bulldog basketball teams split results against the Bears in a day that was much easier than expected for one of them while more tougher than the other anticipated.
Return to Good Health column: Benefits of oxygen therapy
Have you ever noticed the uneasy feeling you get when traveling from a lower elevations to higher elevations? Or, have you experienced such things as less energy, more fatigue, restless sleep and, not to mention, increase severity of hangover symptoms?
Largest number of female cadets graduate Colorado Mountain College police academy
When Terrance Carroll gave the keynote address at the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy at Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley near Glenwood Springs Friday, he was on familiar ground.
Silt showing strong sales tax numbers
Silt town officials have approved a budget for next year, and with another healthy year from stores across town, the town's sales taxes continue to come in showing strong numbers.
17 Colorado state parks switching to reservation-only camping systems
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Seventeen Colorado state parks will switch to a reservation-only camping system in 2019. Under the new system, campers can reserve a site up to six months in advance. Reservations are open until the day of arrival. This is a change from the previous three-day reservation wi
Nebraska Man Busted in Wyoming After Visiting Colorado Dispensary
A 37-year-old Scottsbluff, Nebraska man could face up to 11 years in prison after a Wyoming trooper found drugs in his car. Court records say Benjamin Henne was pulled over north of Cheyenne on Dec. 7 after a trooper responding to reports of him possibly driving impaired spotted him speeding down th
Family reportedly held at gunpoint in a Colorado Springs home
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A family was reportedly held up at gunpoint in Colorado Springs in their own home on Monday. Police were called to the house in the 4900 block of Hawk Meadow Drive just before 3:30 p.m. The neighborhood is near Hancock Expressway and Chelton Road. Information receive
Significant snow likely during otherwise dry week in Colorado
Around most of Colorado, warm temperatures and clear skies will be abundant throughout the week with the exception of one day. According to Joel Gratz of OpenSnow, a strong storm will be moving through the state’s northern mountains come Wednesday. The majority of this snowfall is expected to occur
BREAKING: Police warn Colorado Springs public of dangerous situation
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police were asking the public to avoid the 1400 block of Meadow Peak View Monday evening. They asked nearby residents to stay away from windows.
Monday Crime Stories: 29-year-old Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth grabs purse, drops tot-daughter and VANISHES. FBI brings in a backhoe
Investigators made a public appeal for the fiance’ of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth to sit down for a police interview, although they are not calling Patrick Frazee a suspect. The FBI helped Woodland Park, Colorado, police scour Frazee’s 35-area ranch for any clues in the 29-year-old’s disa
Man arrested after leaving scene of serious injury crash in Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A man was arrested Sunday night after leaving the scene of a serious injury crash in east Colorado Springs. The man was later found to be driving under the influence of drugs in a stolen truck.