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UPDATE: I-70 reopens both directions through Glenwood Canyon

UPDATE 8:25 P.M. MONDAY: Interstate 70 is now open in both directions through Glenwood Canyon. Interstate 70 is closed in both directions through Glenwood Canyon for a flash flood warning, a Garfield County news alert states. The closure is expected to remain in place until late this evening. In a...
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I-70 closed in Glenwood Canyon for flash flood warning

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Interstate 70 is closed in Glenwood Canyon due to a flash flood warning in the area. The closure started Monday at about 6:30 p.m. and will be in place for at least a few hours, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Both directions of...
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City of Aspen predicting economic slowdown

City of Aspen financiers are heading into the second half of the year bracing for a slowdown in the local economy. That’s based on several factors, including a slow-down trend in sales tax revenues for the first four months of the year compared with the same time in 2021, City Finance Director Pete Strecker told Aspen City Council during Monday’s work session. While sales tax collections are up for the first four months, those figures are skewed because of the underperformance of lodging and restaurant industries from January through April of 2021.
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We might have had a below-average winter in Colorado when it comes to snowfall, but that didn't stop Mother Nature from dropping feet of snow on some locations in Colorado. According to Meteorologist, Cory Reppenhagen, Colorado towns took up 25 percent of the top 20 snowiest small towns in America. The list of the top 20 small towns includes the upper peninsula of Michigan and Alaska.
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Child drowns in El Jebel canal

ASPEN — A 20-month-old child drowned Wednesday after falling into the fast-moving waters of the canal near the baseball fields in El Jebel. Just before 5 p.m., emergency personnel quickly responded to reports of the girl falling in the ditch, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office. The...
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Developer: full speed ahead on commercial/residential project at Tree Farm in El Jebel

A Scottsdale developer with a major stake in the Tree Farm development in El Jebel remains bullish on the project despite the bearish stock market and hints of a recession. Walt Brown Jr. said his team is ready to roll on a mixed residential and commercial project on the west end of Kodiak Lake across Highway 82 from Whole Foods. He anticipates acquiring building permits from Eagle County and breaking ground next month.
EL JEBEL, CO

Skarda wins women’s title at Bighorn Gravel

Alexis Skarda might have to consider getting a place in the Vail Valley. The 33-year-old Grand Junction rider not only loves the high-Alpine riding and remote forest roads – she also has a knack for winning races in the area. Then again, no matter where she rides, chances are good she’ll cross the finish line first.
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Boebert, Polis address Roe v. Wade during Glenwood Springs visit

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the cornerstone of abortion rights during a visit to Glenwood Springs on Friday. At an event marking the reopening of a trail to Hanging Lake on Friday, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis and Boebert...
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New Bayer Center Honors the Father of Aspen’s Art Scene

Between 1940 to 1950, Aspen evolved from a sleepy mountain town into an international destination for recreation, sport, and culture. The Austrian artist Herbert Bayer, first came to Aspen in 1945, and was commissioned by industrialist Walter Paepcke, who later founded the Aspen Institute and Aspen Skiing Company, to transform the town into “a total work of art.”
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Turnout for local SCOTUS protest exceeds expectations

Roughly 200 people from throughout the Roaring Fork Valley showed up to protest Friday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade on Sunday. Fischer Cherry, the local artist and activist who organized the event, was pleasantly surprised by the robust turnout. “I was coordinating with the police officer [for security] and he was like, ‘How many people do you think are going to come?’ I said 30,” she recalled. “It was empowering.”
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