From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, August 22nd GLENWOOD SPRINGS EXTEND REC WEED MORATORIUM GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Springs city council decided to extend a moratorium on accepting applications for retail marijuana businesses through the end of the year. The council said it cannot meet an Oct. 1 deadline to put local regulations in place. The council voted 4-1 at a special meeting ...
    • Blackhawk helicopter rescuing crashed paraglider
    • Rescue of crashed paraglider on Red Mountain
    • News, August 21st RIFLE CITY COUNCIL/BALLOT DEBATES Rifle—The seven candidates running for four open seats on the Rifle city councildiscussed the economy, job creation and the sales tax for the new recreation centerduring last night’s election forum. The hot button issue in the September 10th electionis Ballot Question ‘D’ asking voters to  pass a 3/4 cent sales ...
    • News, August 20th GARCO COMMISSIONERS SAY NO TO WEED Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners voted 2 to 1 to ban recreational weed in unincorporated areas.  The ban prohibits recreational marijuana growing, product manufacturing, testing facilities and retail stores.  Commissioner Tom Jankovsky voted against the ban saying he couldn’t ignore the will of the voters who approved Amendment ...
    • News, August 19th GARCO COMMISSIONERS BAN RECREATIONAL WEED Glenwood Springs—Recreational marijuana has been banned in unincorporated Garfield County. The board of commissioners approved an ordinance today to prohibit marijuana facilities for cultivation, manufacturing, testing and retail sales.  The vote was 2 to 1 with commissioner Tom Jankovsky in the minority.  Jankovsky says while he voted against Amendment 64 last ...
    • News, August 16th RED CANYON FIRE EVACUEES GO HOME Glenwood Springs—The families that were evacuated from their homes on Lookout Mountain from the Red Canyon Fire are now back home.  Firefighting crews managed to reach 75 percent containment last night and expect to have it fully contained tonight.  The lightning-sparked fire burned close to 400 acres.  Officials say the ...
    • News, August 15th RED CANYON FIRE SETTLING DOWN Glenwood Springs—The Red Canyon fire southeast of Glenwood Springs settled down last night thanks to a little cloud cover, cooler temperatures and less wind.  Officials with the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team say the fire has burned close to 400 acres but is nearly 30 percent contained.  Evacuees from Lookout Mountain ...
    • News, August 14th RED CANYON FIRE, DAY 3 THE WINDS HAVE CALMED DOWN BUT THE RED CANYON FIRE HAS NOT.  THE BLAZE, WHICH STARTED MONDAY HAS NOW BURNED OVER 350 ACRES AND IS 10 PERCENT CONTAINED.  AT  6 O’CLOCK THIS MORNING, THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM OFFICIALLY TOOK COMMAND. LATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON, GUSTY WINDS CAME ALONG AND PUSHED ...
    • News, August 13th RED CANYON FIRE GROWING, MORE RESOURCES EN ROUTE GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Sheriff’s officials say a wildfire burning near Glenwood Springs has prompted evacuations. Garfield County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Walter Stowe says the fire had been burning on an estimated 200 acres when it made a run to the north and east Tuesday. That prompted evacuations ...

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