From the KMTS News Room:

    • Pickup crashes into river;Collbran woman seriously injured Earlier today, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash resulting in serious injuries on Highway 65.  At 8:30 a.m., a 2006 GMC Sierra was traveling northbound, near milepost 53, when it traveled off the right shoulder of the roadway and collided with a delineator post.  The vehicle then traveled across the roadway, traveling ...
    • Care 4 You Punch Card Guidelines Care 4 You Punch Card Guidelines Adult Care 4 You punch card is $650 for a 12 month period. This is a savings of 23%. Prepayment of the $650 is required. We accept cash, local checks and credit cards. The necessary labs are included in the annual visit, but no other labs will be covered (such as pap smear, ...
    • News, January 30th WINTER WEATHER CHALLENGES MOTORISTS Undated—Wet, heavy snow greeted drivers for the morning commute to work and will be a challenge for the drive home.  Eastbound I-70 was closed in Glenwood Springs for a short time this morning due to several disabled and jacknifed semis in Glenwood Canyon. At least a half dozen minor accidents and slide ...
    • Winter storm warning The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for northern and central Colorado until 5 a.m. Friday. Total accumulation could be as much as 30 inches in some mountain areas.
    • Pickup driver fatally injured after vehiclecollides with CDOT plow The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Colorado 67 near milepost 57, approximately four miles north of Cripple Creek. The crash resulted in one fatality. A 1989 Ford F150 was traveling south on Colorado 67 when the driver lost control of his vehicle on the icy, snowpacked roadway in a curve to the ...
    • News, January 28th DENVER (AP) – Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak have been sentenced to five years of probation and six months of home detention. A federal magistrate in Denver today also ordered brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen to each pay $150,000 in restitution and perform 100 hours ...
    • RMFU Supports Conference Farm Bill RMFU President Kent Peppler, a fourth-generation farmer in Mead, Colo., today endorsed the Farm Bill compromise and urged Congress to pass the bill. “A compromise never gives you everything you want,” Peppler said, “but this bill is good for farmers and good for consumers. The bill provides crop insurance and nearly $4 billion in livestock ...
    • Speed, Seat Belts and Impaired Driving Cause Most Fatalities on Colorado Roads In 2012, the total number of motor vehicle fatalities in Colorado increased for the first time in six years after a steady decline. Speed-related fatalities, fatalities with a driver impaired by alcohol, and unbuckled occupant vehicles fatalities accounted for the three largest proportions of motor vehicle deaths in Colorado. Of 472 motor vehicle deaths in ...
    • Colorado Employment Situation December 2013 Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 2,200 over the month from November to December to 2,379,700 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 2,400 and government decreased 200. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased three tenths of a percentage point in December to 6.2 percent. This is the ...
    • News, January 28th HELICOPTER CRASH INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY Silt—Expressions of sympathy, shock, sorrow and grief are going out for the three men who were killed in yesterday’s helicopter crash south of Silt that included veteran pilot Doug Sheffer.  Sheffer owned and operated DBS Helicopters based at the Garfield County Regional Airport in Rifle. He was conducting aerial safety inspections ...

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