breaking news

All residents of the Roaring Fork Apartments in Basalt were evacuated Tuesday. A water line broke and flooded the first floor of the building, according to Basalt Town Manager, Ryan Mahoney.


He reported seeing water damage to at least one apartment, but said no one was hurt.  



GWS Fire Updates

Aug 8, 2018

A fire closed I-70 Wednesday afternoon near Glenwood Springs. The highway should be reopened in both directions around 5:30 p.m.

The lastest update from the Garfield County Sherriff's Office states that the efforts of the local firefighters have allowed reasonable control of the existing fire area and have stopped the previous spread. Operations will continue into the night to minimize the possibility of any flare-ups.

Pre-evacuation notices have been lifted for Amy's Acres and Mitchell Creek neighberhoods.

Woman dies on North Maroon Peak

Aug 8, 2017

A 57-year-old woman from the Front Range fell to her death on the north face of North Maroon Peak over the weekend.