Farrises Face Trials

Married couple Charles Farris and his wife Charla are accused of embezzling big bucks– more than a million dollars over a 5-year-period– from the man they used to work for, Joe Rogers, Junior. The Farrises had been caretakers at his Bear Wallow Ranch, a...

Drought Concerns Throughout State

Our high country snows haven’t been this low in a long while.  Watch out for a bad fire summer, if we don’t get some storms pretty fast… Drought from here through the rest of the southwest US is expected to continue the rest of the year.  The big predictor, according...

Locals, Guests Demonstrate In Valley

It was a huge Saturday of demonstrations, not only in Washington, but around the world and up and down the valley The “March For Our Lives” was put together in only 39 days by the surviving students turned activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...

Candidates Start Campaigning

It’s going to be a pretty crazy year politically–  everyone wants to have their voice heard, but how will that apply to the independents? The Post-Independent reports a few dozen independent Garfield County voters met Thursday for their own town hall, in what’s...

Castle Creek Bridge Work Begins

Just like last summer in Glenwood, the other end of the valley’s now gearing up for giant traffic problems…We’ve been warning you about it for several weeks, and it’s now only a couple weeks away… the first of 2 stages of hell begins April 2nd at the entrance to...

Judge Concurs With ‘Detainer’ Requests From ICE

An important court decision for immigrants in our area and statewide… El Paso County District Judge Eric Bentley in Colorado Springs has enjoined county Sheriff Bill Elder there from continuing to go along with “detainer” requests from federal Immigration &...