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  1. I-70 traffic clog was 'wake-up call' for CDOTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    You expect traffic troubles on Interstate 70 during a massive snowstorm on a Sunday afternoon. You expect tie-ups on weekends.

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  2. Glenwood pot sales expected to top $5.8 million in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Joseph Esquibel, right, makes the first official recreational marijuana sale in Glenwood Springs in May 2014 at Greenwerkz. Clayton Maxfield of Colorado Springs made the purchase.

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  3. Roaring Fork River kicks it up a notchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A view from what local boaters are calling "North Star Lake," also known as the Roaring Fork River in flood stage. The river just barely reached the official flood level early Wednesday, June 17. A cabin dating to the mid-1960s in the Stillwater section of the Roaring Fork River was flooded Wednesday, with standing water in the living room and in a nearby art studio.

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  4. Time to prepare bills for next year - and fly fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The time between Colorado legislative sessions is an interesting and exciting period for most state representatives and senators. There are more opportunities to learn about issues, prepare bills for next year, and interact with constituents than there is time on the schedule.

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  5. Boettcher scholar Fleming ready to scale new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Glenwood Springs High School senior Sara Fleming is among 40 students selected this year for the highly competitive Boettcher Foundation Scholarship - a merit-based full ride to any college or university in Colorado. "The goal of the Boettcher Foundation Scholarship is to keep the best talent in Colorado here by connecting them with the outstanding opportunities offered by our in-state institutions," said Tim Schultz, president and executive director of the Boettcher Foundation.

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  6. New columnist: Vail gives me hives | PostIndependent.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The editor of your fine newspaper, Randy Essex, kindly offered to publish my column once a month. He suggested that in my first column I should introduce myself.

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  7. Glenwood Hot Springs selects 2015 scholarship recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Glenwood Hot Springs scholarship winners 2015, from left, Jennifer Beauchamp, Kathryn Senor, Glenwood Hot Springs president and CEO Kjell Mitchell, Mariela Martinez and Valarie Flores. Glenwood Hot Springs has chosen four women to receive its annual Glenwood Hot Springs Higher Education Scholarship: Valarie Flores from Glenwood Springs High School, Kathryn Senor from Coal Ridge High School, Mariela Martinez from Coal Ridge High School and Jennifer Beauchamp who is a working mom and has attended Colorado Mountain College.

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  8. Winter air passenger traffic increasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    The Eagle Air Alliance will know how many more in a few days, but passenger numbers are up, said Mike Brown, president of the Air Alliance's board of directors. However, we do know that the number of seats flying into the Eagle County Regional Airport is down about 100,000 since the winter 2007-08 peak , when the economy tanked.

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  9. Bustang slated for July launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Bustang, which will run weekdays from Glenwood Springs to Denver, will deliver its first passengers to Denver's Union Station on Monday, July 13. The much-anticipated service from the Colorado Department of Transportation, which also will include routes from Colorado Springs and Fort Collins to Denver, was originally slated for a spring launch but was delayed. A tentative schedule has a bus leaving Glenwood's 27th Street Park and Ride at 7:05 a.m. Monday through Friday, hitting stops in Eagle, Vail, Frisco and Lakewood, and arriving at the downtown Denver Bus Center at 10:35 a.m. The return trip would depart Denver at 6 p.m. and arrive in Glenwood at 9:45 p.m. A walk-up ticket will run $28 with discount passes available.

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  10. Assistant DA Scott Turner moving to AG's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    After more than two years as Assistant District Attorney, Scott Turner is taking a job as deputy Colorado attorney general in charge of criminal justice. In his new position, which starts at the end of the month, Turner will oversee a staff of 60 that handles state level criminal proceedings.

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  11. Man admits robbing Glenwood bank in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Mark Douglas Osterloo pleaded guilty to robbery and felony theft this week, nearly three years after he entered the U.S. Bank in Glenwood Springs claiming to have a gun and walked out with $6,000. Osterloo, 48, of Denver, was arrested in June 2012 for a pair of robberies in Colorado Springs, and was chosen out of a lineup as the suspect in the Glenwood case.

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  12. Seventy-nine-year-old Jacques Houot, riding in a cyclocross race on his birthday last fall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    If you've done a cycling race in the Roaring Fork Valley in the past 10 years, you've heard him. An elderly, 5-foot-4 Frenchman runs alongside the racers with a beer in his hand, spilling it across his arm as he cheers.

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  13. Seventy-nine-year-old Jaques Houot, riding in a cyclocross race on his birthday last fall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    If you've done a cycling race in the Roaring Fork Valley in the past 10 years, you've heard him. An elderly, 5-foot-4 Frenchman runs alongside the racers with a beer in his hand, spilling it across his arm as he cheers.

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  14. Colo. may give up on changing the look of edible potRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Colorado may give up on one of its toughest marijuana problems to emerge in the new market - making sure that edible pot products can't be confused with regular foods. A bill up for its first vote Wednesday would repeal a 2014 Colorado requirement requiring pot foods to have a distinct look when out of the packaging.

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  15. Emma Harbour cross-examines a witness during a mock trial tournament in Glenwood Springs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Mae Houston, Cheyney Underwood, Sophia Hayes, and Emma Harbour review a document in a mock trial at the Glenwood Springs courthouse. Glenwood Springs High School mock trial team one celebrates their victory in the Western Slope regional tournament.

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  16. Small government: Designed to make the rich richerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Nothing rankles as much as Colorado Rep. Bob Rankin's rantings on the state of education in the state of Colorado. His attitude is: "it's a myth that the state is underspending on education."

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  17. "To the edge and back' - one woman's struggle with suicidal thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Sara Fawcett of Silt, with encouragement from a close friend, came to grips with her own struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts recently, when she turned to the resources offered through the Aspen Hope Center for help. Also, Glenwood Springs HEARTBEAT group for survivors after suicide, meets every second Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Glenwood Methodist Church.

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  18. To the edge and back'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Sara Fawcett of Silt, with encouragement from a close friend, came to grips with her own struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts recently, when she turned to the resources offered through the Aspen Hope Center for help. Also, Glenwood Springs HEARTBEAT group for survivors after suicide, meets every second Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Glenwood Methodist Church.

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  19. Storm drops foot of snow on some parts of ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    A storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Colorado mountains Monday and left some roads in Denver and Colorado Springs glazed with ice for the morning commute. The Western Slope, meanwhile, continued its dry stretch, with Aspen Mountain and Sunlight Mountain getting only an inch of new snow.

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  20. Springs drone startup gets stamp of approval with $50k grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    It may be just a one-person operation still in the fledgling stage, but a Colorado Springs startup got a big push from the state recently week when it became the first enterprise from the Pikes Peak region to win an advanced-industries grant under a 2-year-old economic development program. The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade approved Spectrabotics for a $50,000 grant to help it acquire drones, sensors and other equipment to be used in the agricultural, defense and wildfire prevention industries.

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