From the KMTS News Room:

    • Flash Flood Warning THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… CENTRAL GARFIELD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO… NORTH CENTRAL MESA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO… THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES…MAMM CREEK… DIVIDE CREEK…JUNE CREEK…CORRAL CREEK…ALKALI CREEK…SALT CREEK AND GARFIELD CREEK * UNTIL 630 PM MDT * AT 254 PM MDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING ...
    • News, August 30th GARCO COMMISSIONERS TO MAINTAIN BAN ON WEED DESPITE DOJ STANCE Glenwood Springs—Despite the “see no evil” approach taken by the federal government toward legalized marijuana, Garfield County’s ban will remain in place.  County Commission Chairman John Martin says even though the Department of Justice announced it would not place recreational weed as a high law enforcement ...
    • News, August 29th RECREATIONAL WEED WON’T BE CHALLENGED BY FEDS Denver/Washington, DC—The Department of Justice announced today that it will not prevent the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational weed.  Officials with the Colorado Department of Revenue say with the federal government’s direction, they can now move forward with establishing concrete, permanent rules dealing with recreational pot ...
    • KMTS news covering the CNG “rolling tour” across the Western Slope.
    • News, August 28th GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – A Craig doctor accused of improperly dispensing drugs that led to the deaths of two patients is due in court today in Grand Junction. Dr. Joel Miller faces charges of health care fraud, money-laundering and distributing and dispensing controlled substances. Miller disputes the charges. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – Strippers who ...
    • News, August 27th FEDERAL BUDGET CUTS DANGEROUS FOR COURTS DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s chief federal judge is warning the state’s congressional delegation that public safety could be endangered if court funding cuts are not reversed. The federal cuts went into effect on March 1 after several years of stable funding. The Denver Post reports Chief Judge Marcia Krieger says ...
    • News, August 26th SCHOOL BOARDS SEEKING CANDIDATES Glenwood Springs—You can have an impact on education as a member of your district’s school board.  Time is running out however if you haven’t decided.  The signatures of 50 voters must be turned in along with a nominating petition by 1 o’clock this Friday afternoon.  Officials with the Roaring Fork Re-1 district ...
    • News, August 23rd MILL LEVY INCREASE PROPOSED FOR GLENWOOD Glenwood Springs—A campaign is under way to raise the mill levy in Glenwood Springs to help pay for emergency services like fire and ambulance.  Supporters say property taxes, the fire district’s source of revenue, have plummeted while the demand for services continues to increase.  Glenwood Springs Rural Fire District President ...
    • 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

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