When it comes to new natural gas development, emissions are noticeably greater during the flowback process than during the actual drilling or fracking processes.That was one of the key findings in a much-anticipated analysis of emissions from natural gas...
6/15/2016
A drunken man with two hitchhikers in tow assaulted a random man sleeping in his car at an area campground early Saturday morning and threatened to kill him with a 9mm handgun, police said. Garrett Hughes, 30, of Carbondale later denied the assault and...
6/15/2016
Ouray sighted his rifle on Hot Stuff, the Ute horseman approaching his camp south of Montrose. He knew the intruder was sent to kill him. Chief Ouray was an unusual man; intelligent, multicultural, pragmatic, diplomatic — and quick to kill. He was caught...
6/15/2016
A 3-year-old scholarship targeting high school graduates from Glenwood Springs and Carbondale schools who might not otherwise consider a two-year college degree or trade program is looking for more financial support and more future applicants.The Fast...
6/15/2016
A hectic first day on the job Monday for new Glenwood Springs City Manager Debra Figueroa concluded with a walking interview around downtown amid the hustle and bustle of a major bridge construction project and the usual busyness of the summer tourist...
6/15/2016
Authorities have confirmed that a body found in western Colorado last week was that of a missing woman from Berthoud. The body of 18-year-old Ashley Doolittle was found Friday in Collbran in the pickup truck of her ex-boyfriend, 18-year-old Tanner Flores...
6/15/2016
Before I became personally involved in politics, I used to watch the news on TV and yell at the newscasters. Now I can’t watch it at all. There is so much opportunity in government to actually solve problems and make the system work better for ordinary...
6/15/2016
One of my passions is understanding human behavior. I spend lots of time studying it. The more I understand it, the more I get to enjoy my life and understand others. Studying human behavior has given me the opportunity to help many people. Of course,...
6/15/2016
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Like many other young American men, Omar Mateen worked a series of unremarkable jobs during and after high school — a Publix grocery store, Circuit City, Chick-Fil-A and Walgreens. He graduated in 2003 and jumped through a series of...
6/15/2016
Each of your two kidneys has around a million filtering units, called glomeruli, which filter about 200 quarts of blood a day. Your kidneys maintain water balance in the body; help maintain normal blood pressure; get rid of urea, uric acid, toxins, and...
6/15/2016
Let us look back: In 1789 a group of farmers and business owners said that all Americans had the right to own (as in “bear”) “arms” to include: Predator drones with Hellfire missiles, F-15 fighter planes, M-1 Abrams tanks, 155-mm self-propelled...
6/15/2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — The murky picture of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen grew more complex Tuesday with word that the FBI is investigating whether he had been a regular at the gay dance club he attacked and had been leading a secret life as a gay man. As victims...
6/15/2016
A student-led effort to design a new playground for Sopris Elementary School in Glenwood Springs has won a $100,000 construction grant from the Great Outdoors Colorado program.The GOCO School Yard Initiative grant was announced Monday. The initiative...
6/15/2016
The Post Independent most Wednesdays publishes a photo story featuring a single topic. Taken from the last name of the PI staff photographer/videographer Chelsea Self, these weekly stories are called Selfies. The feature will include a page of photos in...
6/15/2016
Garfield County sheriff’s investigators are seeking information on a break-in and vandalism at the Spring Valley sewer treatment plant.Sometime over the weekend vandals broke into the wastewater treatment facility, smashed windows, ransacked the office,...
6/15/2016
School is out, let the vacation begin. A lot has happened since the legislative session ended on May 11. Bob (Rep. Rankin) and I had a vacation lined up celebrating the end of another busy term at the Capitol. On the first day I received a call from the...
6/15/2016
“We knew about the problem, of course, but it was so enormous,” John Echohawk, soft-spoken Boulder attorney and founder of the Native American Rights Fund recalled. “No one ever got serious about pursuing it.” More than a century before, the U.S. had...
6/15/2016
NextFifty Initiative, formerly known as the InnovAge Foundation, is actively seeking its first CEO and four additional qualified board members to serve the aging population in Colorado. NextFifty Initiative is a new Colorado grant-making foundation...
6/15/2016
Arturo Navarrete-Portillo testified Monday in his first-degree murder trial that his wife told him about cheating on him, which he said sent him into an unconscious rage after a day and a half of drinking. At the end of testimony Monday, the defense...
6/15/2016