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Officer-involved shooting in Edwards leaves suspect dead

Eagle County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call reporting a domestic disturbance between an armed male subject and a female around 9 p.m. Tuesday. When the deputies arrived, they attempted to de-escalate the situation with verbal commands from the front porch of the Edwards residence, according to a media release.

Dotsero mobile home residents experience rent increases, rule changes under new ownership

In June, the residents of the Dotsero Mobile Home Park lost their $5.8 million bid to purchase the property they live on and become a resident-owned community. Instead, former owner Jim Condit accepted an all-cash offer for the same price from an outside buyer called Three Pillar Communities, a California-based company that invests in manufactured housing across the country.
Summit Daily News

New Colorado River agreement will have headwaters impacts in Eagle County

EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County is part of the birthplace of the Colorado River. Any agreement to allocate that river’s water is likely to affect residents. A century-old agreement to divide the Colorado’s water is no longer sufficient to govern the river’s use. After years of work to divide up a diminishing resource, officials Monday announced that six of the seven states governed by the compact had created a model for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to possibly incorporate into its own management plan.
Aspen Times

Fry: Pot and kettle debate

McWorter opinion Wednesday: I believe he is inferring a false equivalency between the two parties. By far, big money and influence has favored the right wing. Most things that are corrupt in our government the left has tried to correct — to be blocked at every turn by the right.
95 Rock KKNN

Three Colorado Cities Make New List of Most Expensive Places to Rent

Last year, Dwellsy put four Colorado cities on a list of the most expensive places for renters: Denver, Silverthorne, Boulder, and Fort Collins. An updated report added Edwards to the line-up in October, but now, the company has new research. Here's what Dwellsy is predicting for Colorado in 2023. Renters...
Aspen Daily News

Local news in brief, Feb. 2

Reservation process ready to go for Four Pass Loop. The White River National Forest will start requiring an overnight permit and fee for some of the most heavily visited areas of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness this year. Reservations for the first part of the year will be available starting on Feb. 15.
Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Meet Akaljeet Khalsa, a Carbondale-based death doula

Akaljeet Khalsa, a Carbondale based end-of-life doula, knows first hand the painful experience of watching a loved one dying. In 2019, her mother was diagnosed with stage three cancer, catalyzing the overwhelming emotions humans struggle to navigate when someone we love is near the end of their life. Khalsa realized...

School Views: The science behind the snow day

Every winter I’m asked, “Who decides when we have a snow day?” or “Can I join the snow day team?” I certainly understand the interest. It’s an exclusive group of four highly trained and qualified individuals that spend countless hours on almost everything other than meteorology. Together, we practice quasi-science to determine the fate of the district when snowy weather occurs. While I jest, I certainly don’t mean to make light of how we make our decisions.

Wednesday, February 1

On today's newscast: RFTA canceled several bus trips Tuesday night due to a lack of staff, Glenwood Springs Democrat Elizabeth Velasco’s first bill in the state legislature has passed in the House, Holy Cross Energy has two board seats up for election, local endurance athlete Jeff Colt is giving a talk at ACES Wednesday night, Pitkin County is asking skiers and snowboarders with Apple watches and iPhone 14s to help prevent accidental 911 calls, and more.

A new K-5 school is coming to Edwards this fall

It was Cassie and Zach Boca’s eldest child’s curiosity and love of big questions that led them down the road to wanting to open a school for independent learners in Eagle County. Now, this fall, they are preparing to open Vail Valley Unbound, a K-5 school that is steering away from the traditional school model.

Serious semi crash forces closure for part of I-70 in Colorado on Monday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A safety closure was put in place on Monday along I-70 in Colorado because of a crash involving at least one semi. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced the closure just before 1:30 p.m. for the Glenwood Canyon area. The closure is in place between Dotsero and Glenwood Springs and is expected to last until Tuesday.

Mending the Hoop

Whether colonizer or colonized, oppressor or oppressed, we all are wounded from the illusion of separation between Mother Earth, ourselves and each other. Indigenous peoples who live in tribes connected with their roots are perhaps closer than the rest of us to our Mother. Woody Morrison, a Haida elder who...

Meet the new faces of law enforcement valley-wide

Colorado State Patrol and Avon Police Department have welcomed new law enforcement professionals to their ranks recently. In a field with a diminishing workforce, new officers within these agencies showed up to serve and protect the Eagle County community. Colorado State Patrol. Jean “Alex” Baidet. 28-year-old Colorado State...

Tuesday, January 31

On today's newscast: 911 service has been restored in our area after an outage overnight, more details emerge on the recent threats made against Summit County schools that led to the arrest of Glenwood Springs resident Charles Draughn, Republican U-S Representative Lauren Boebert of Silt recently introduced a bill that would cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood, and more.