From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, August 9th RF WATERSHED FLOWS BELOW AVERAGE Glenwood Springs—Stream flows in the Roaring Fork Watershed are once again well below average according to the latest report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy. After a few days of steady rainfall, the area is still mired in a drought with the eastern side of the watershed listed as moderate and the ...
    • News, August 8th LEGAL MANEUVERING IN DEADLY CARBONDALE SHOOTING Glenwood Springs—A gag order is being sought by attorneys for the Carbondale man accused of murdering his stepdaughter’s boyfriend last Wednesday.  39 year old Fredy Cabrera is behind bars for allegedly shooting Douglas Menjivar July 31st and wounding his stepdaughter, Leydy Trejo.  Cabrera’s attorneys are asking the judge for a ...
    • News, August 7th HAYDEN (AP) – Structural engineers are examining Hayden Middle School in Routt County after a large SUV crashed into a classroom. School principal Gina Zabel says no students or teachers were in the building yesterday when the Ford Expedition crashed through a fence and slammed through the brick wall of a classroom. No one was ...
    • Admission to State Parks is Free Today DENVER (AP) – Admission to state parks is free Monday, August 5  in Colorado’s annual tradition to mark its anniversary of statehood. The state’s 42 state parks will still charge camping fees, but admission is free on Monday. It will be a first “free day” for the state’s newest park, Staunton State Park near Pine. The park ...
    • Shooting Victim was Suspect’s Stepdaughter GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A Garfield County teen who survived a shooting that left her boyfriend dead told authorities that her stepfather shot them because he didn’t want them dating. 39-year-old Fredy Argueta Cabrera may face first-degree murder charges after allegedly shooting his stepdaughter and her boyfriend on Wednesday. Douglas Menjivar later died. Leydy Trejo ...
    • Toll Lanes Might Ease I-70 Congestion DENVER (AP) – Colorado highway managers say that toll lanes on Interstate 70 between Denver and the mountain resorts are probably on the way. A $3.5 billion plan under consideration would add a reversible express tollway, two or three lanes wide, stretching about 53 miles between C-470 and Silverthorne. Officials believe toll lanes are necessary to unclog ...
    • Glenwood Police Look for Kidnapping Suspect Glenwood Springs Police are looking for a man suspected of kidnapping a young girl Friday. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, the girl was grabbed while walking in downtown Glenwood around 5:30 Friday afternoon and forced into a pickup.  After driving around for over an hour, the suspect took the girl to a ...
    • –UPDATE– One Dead, One Injured Following Glenwood Shooting Latest update: The suspect in Wednesday night’s double shooting is in custody after turning himself in to authorities in Mesa County. Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a 39 year old man in connection with a shooting that occurred last night just outside Glenwood Springs City Limits. Sheriff’s Office Spokesman, Walt Stowe, says a report of ...
    • Basalt Woman Killed in Boating Accident ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a 21-year-old woman was killed in a boating accident at Ruedi Reservoir. Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis says Haley Rinaldi of Basalt was being pulled on a tube behind a boat when the tow rope snapped and the metal connector struck her in the head at about 3:30 p.m. Friday.
    • News, July 24th FIRES NEAR MEEKER STILL BURNING MEEKER (AP) — Crews are working to build more containment lines around two wildfires burning in northwestern Colorado. The Citadel Fire has burned 2.9 square miles about 40 miles northwest of Meeker since being reported Sunday. It’s 10 percent contained. The East Tschuddi (ta-SHOE’-dee) Fire is 445 acres, about 20 ...

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