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No charges for officers who shot, killed man in Rifle

November 5, 2019

The officers who shot and killed an armed Rifle man in August will not face criminal charges, 9th District Attorney Jeff Cheney announced Tuesday. Following a three-month investigation, the DA “concluded that no officer committed a criminal violation”...







Gorsuch Ski Cafe opening on Bridge Street in Vail

October 19, 2019

VAIL — One of Vail’s most prominent retail spaces will soon re-open with one of Vail’s most prominent names attached to it. Gorsuch Ski Cafe will open in December at 254 Bridge St. in Vail...



Fewer Colorado schools will get top ranking under new state rules

October 13, 2019

Fewer schools will reach the coveted “green” level on the state performance rankings under changes the Colorado State Board of Education approved Thursday. The state sorts schools into four rankings based on their students’ scores on standardized...




Middle Mamm Fire south of Rifle grows to 985 acres

October 7, 2019

The Middle Mamm Fire that’s burning about 10 miles south of Rifle on the White River National Forest grew to 985 acres over the weekend, as firefighters worked on Sunday to build a fire containment...



Decker Fire outside Salida grows to 5,800 acres

October 4, 2019

The Decker Fire outside Salida grew to 5,824 acres and is just 5% contained as of Friday morning, the Decker Fire Public Information Office said. “Near critical” fire conditions remained on Friday, fire officials said...