From the KMTS News Room:

    • KREX NewsChannel 5 Sponsors Roaring Fork Business Resource Center Glenwood Springs, CO (January 9, 2014) – The Roaring Fork Business Resource Center (Center) is proud to announce KREX NewsChannel 5 as a new Founding Sponsor that will help to promote the activities of the Center. The Center will be moving into the new year with a strong foundation from which to support its mission, ...
    • Grants Available to Support Colorado Agriculture LAKEWOOD, Colo. -The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for funding through its new “Enrich Colorado Ag Grant Program.” Grant funds will help Colorado companies conduct research and develop new uses and markets for food and agricultural products that are grown, raised or processed in Colorado. “The program is ideal for Colorado’s farmers, ranchers and ...
    • Northern Lights Might be Visible Tonight DENVER (AP) – A strong solar flare is pushing a geomagnetic storm toward Earth that could bring shimmering lights to the northern skies of Colorado. Weather forecaster Joe Kunches says the aurora borealis is likely to be seen around midnight Thursday into Friday in Colorado. Kunches says the best chance to see the lights will be in ...
    • News, January 8th 1ST STAGE OF ASPEN PLANE CRASH INVESTIGATION COMPLETE Aspen—The on-site field investigation of last Sunday’s deadly plane crash in Aspen is complete.  National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson says there’s still a lot of work to do and many any unanswered questions.  He says they haven’t been able to talk to the two Mexican pilots ...
    • Sports, January 7th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Glenwood at Battle Mountain 6 and 7:30.  Both games broadcast live on KMTS Rifle visits Grand Junction Central at 5:30 and 7. Grand Valley travels to Olathe for games at 5:30 and 7.   NBA /NUGGETS The Denver Nuggets welcome the Boston Celtics to the Pepsi Center for 7 o’clock game. NHL/AVALANCHE Denver—Jiri Hudler and Joe Colborne had a goal ...
    • Wreckage from Plane Crash Cleared from Runway Pitkin County, Colorado – January 06, 2014 –  As of 10:00 p.m. on Monday night the runway of the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport was cleared of wreckage from a fatal aircraft incident on Sunday that shut down all operations. Within the first 24 hours of the incident well over 100 personnel from public safety, local government, ...
    • Carbon Monoxide in Garages January 6, 2014 Carbondale, CO – The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District would like to remind you of the danger associated with warming up your car in a garage and carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide, or CO, is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause sudden sickness, coma or death when it gathers in enclosed spaces. It is often ...
    • News, January 7th ASPEN AIRPORT UP AND RUNNING AGAIN Aspen—Two days after the plane crash that left one man dead and two critically injured, operations at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport are back to normal.  The airport was able to resume a regular flight schedule this morning at 7 o’clock thanks to crews working late last night to remove the ...
    • News, January 6th ASPEN AIRPORT STILL CLOSED FOLLOWING DEADLY PLANE CRASH Aspen—All flights out of the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport have been canceled today due to the ongoing investigation into yesterday’s deadly plane crash.  The crash of the Bombardier Challenger 600 occurred just before 12:30.  Three men, all pilots from Mexico were on board.  54 year old co-pilot Sergio Brabata ...
    • City Council Goes with Double Elevator Option! Glenwood Springs City Council made a decision last week between the options available for the access from 7th Street to the new pedestrian bridge. The GSCRA consistently provided information about all options, and we were delighted to see so many businesses weigh-in on the innovative approach of constructing an elevator.  Thank you, City Council, for your thoughtful ...

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