From the KMTS News Room:

    • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Holds Naming Contest for its Newest Ride GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2014) — There’s a new attraction coming to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park this spring that will swing riders up, up, up, around and around, and out over Glenwood Canyon. The Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is holding a contest on its Facebook page to come up with a name ...
    • News, January 23rd GOVERNOR SUPPORTS WILDFIRE PREVENTION BILLS DENVER (AP) – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper expressed support for legislation that’s been introduced to combat wildfires, including tax incentives for mitigation and funding to buy better equipment for firefighters.  But the Democratic governor indicated he’s not ready to support more aggressive suggestions from Republicans who want a state-owned aerial firefighting ...
    • News, January 22nd ASPEN PLANE CRASH VIDEOS EXAMINED Aspen—A chilling, heart-wrenching video of the fatal private jet that crashed at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport nearly three weeks was released today.  The grainy, black and white security video is from five infrared cameras and shows the Canadair CL-600 bouncing once on the runway, going back in the air for a ...
    • Colorado income tax filing season begins Taxpayers are advised to start planning and organizing their records now for the income tax filing season. Don’t put off planning and filing until April. Starting early can save you time if you realize you need to obtain additional records. Then file quickly, easily and securely through any of several Colorado income tax electronic filing ...
    • YOUTHZONE NATIONAL DRUG FACTS WEEK Glenwood Springs , CO — YouthZone has joined forces with other teens and scientists across the United States as part of “National Drug Facts Week” (NDFW).  The week-long health observance, organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, takes place Monday, January 28th through Sunday, February 3rd.  ...
    • Skimmer Found on Local ATM ASPEN, CO – 1/20/14 – At approximately 5:50pm on January 20, 2014 the Aspen Police were dispatched to Aspen Wells Fargo branch for a heat sensor alarm. Upon arriving on scene the responding officers noticed something suspicious about one of the ATMs and requested a detective to assist with further investigation.   After surveying the ATM officers ...
    • News, January 21st DENVER (AP) – More people tried to buy a gun in 2013 than in any other year in Colorado.Nearly 400,000 criminal background checks were processed by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation for gun purchasers. That’s 16 percent more than in 2012, which also broke a record. In 2013 only 1.9 percent of those who applied ...
    • News, January 20th COLORADO NEWS DENVER (AP) – Marches, rallies and a rodeo are planned to mark Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in Colorado. People were marching in Denver’s annual marade – a combination march and parade – from City Park to Civic Center today. Marches are also planned in Lafayette and at Colorado State University. The National Western ...
    • ROCKFALL WORK PROGRESSES ON US 550 SOUTH OF OURAY OURAY COUNTY – Technical climbers from Rigging for Rescue in Ouray assisted CDOT and Yenter Companies today by rigging a ropes path from the top of the steep slope down towards the highway. They will continue rigging tomorrow to reach the roadway below so that rock scalers from Yenter can continue bringing rocks down from ...
    • CELEBRITY CHEF HEADS UP FUNDRAISER EVENING TO FIGHT AGAINST CHILD ABUSE The Roaring Fork Valley’s local celebrity chef Susie Jimenez is again hosting Imagine 2, to benefit River Bridge Regional Center. Fans of the Food Network will recognize Susie as the runner-up from Season 7 of “Next Food Network Star.” Imagine 2 will take place on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The Gathering Center at ...

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