From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, June 4th FAILED POWER LINE SPARKS GW GRASS FIRE Glenwood Springs—Quick work by the Glenwood Springs Fire Department prevented a small grass fire from threatening any homes yesterday in the Oak Meadows subdivision. According to fire chief Gary Tillotson, a spark from a failed, Holy Cross power line ignited the blaze up Four Mile Road. The ...
    • News, June 3rd PARACHUTE MAN NAMED TO STATE BOARD Parachute—Parachute resident Dan McCarty has been nominated to serve on the State Board of Stock Inspection. According to Governor John Hickenlooper, McCarty will help make rules and regulations dealing with livestock fees and inspections, bond security for butchers and rules for public livestock auctions. McCarty’s nomination must be ...
    • News, May 31st LOCAL RIVERS PEAKING/SNOWPACK DROPPING Glenwood Springs—Local rivers seem to have hit their peak flows for the spring according to the latest expert reports. Official with the U.S. Geological Survey say the Colorado River hit the highest level on May 18th at 96-hundred cubic feet per second. The Roaring Fork/Colorado River confluence peaked on Memorial ...
    • Sports, May 30th ‘STROS BEAT ROCKS Denver— (AP) – J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, Carlos Pena connected for a home run as part of a three-run ninth, and the Houston Astros rallied against Colorado’s bullpen to beat the Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night. The Astros overcame 12 strikeouts and Troy Tulowitzki’s first ...
    • News, May 30th COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR NEW PRESIDENT Glenwood Springs—A nationwide search is officially underway to find a new president for Colorado Mountain College. CMC is looking for a replacement for Dr. Stan Jensen who resigned six months ago when questions were raised about his involvement in leasing part of the Spring Valley Campus property ...
    • News, May 29th DEBEQUE CANYON ROCK SLIDE CLOSES I-70 Grand Junction—A large rock slide in Debeque Canyon has closed I-70 in both directions. C-DOT officials aren’t sure how long it will be closed. The alternate route is over Highway 65 over Grand Mesa. AURORA WOMAN IDENTIFIED IN LAST WEEK’S EXPLOSIVE GLENWOOD CANYON CRASH Glenwood Springs—The woman who died in ...
    • News, May 28th COLORADO SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF STATE EDUCATION FUNDING DENVER (AP) – The state Supreme Court says Colorado’s school funding system is constitutional. Today’s landmark 4-2 ruling affirms the state’s argument that it has made funding a priority and that school finance should be left to lawmakers to decide, not the courts. The plaintiffs have contended ...
    • News, May 24th EXTRA PATROLS ON THE ROAD THIS WEEKEND LOOKING FOR DRUNK DRIVERS Undated—If you plan to drink during the three-day Memorial weekend, don’t get behind the wheel. Law enforcement agencies across Colorado will be targeting drunk drivers starting tonight through Tuesday morning. The “Heat is On” campaign will include sobriety checkpoints at various locations as ...
    • News, May 22nd DEADLY GLENWOOD CANYON ACCIDENT CLOSES I-70 IN BOTH DIRECTIONS Glenwood Springs—One person was killed and four people were seriously injured early this morning when a car collided with a semi in Glenwood Canyon just east of the Hanging Lake Tunnel. According to early reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the accident happened between 4:30 and ...
    • I-70 Closed in Glenwood Canyon Intestate 70 is closed in Glenwood Canyon due to a multiple vehicle accident. Officials say they don’t know when the road will re open.  More on KMTS this morning.

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