From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, March 4th DENVER (AP) – Two Colorado Senate committees are starting work today on a package of Democratic gun-control measures that already have cleared the House. Those include limits on ammunition magazines and expanded background checks to include private sales and online purchases. DENVER (AP) – The Jackson County coroner has identified the victim of an avalanche over ...
    • News, March 1st GARCO COMMISSIONER ANGRY OVER PITCO DRILLING MEETING IN CARBONDALE Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky says Pitkin County’s move to host an anti-Thompson Divide drilling hearing at Carbondale Town Hall was arrogant and disrespectful. He says for another county to organize a major meeting in someone else’s jurisdiction is wrong. About 500 people turned ...
    • News, February 28th HUGE CROWD JAMS C’DALE TOWN HALL TO SAY NO TO DRILLING IN THOMPSON DIVIDE Carbondale–The Carbondale Town Hall was bursting at the seams last night as close to 500 people showed up to voice their concerns about the prospect of energy development in the Thompson Divide. The resounding sentiment was dead set against drilling of ...
    • News, February 27th THOMPSON DIVIDE MEETING TONIGHT IN CARBONDALE Carbondale–Tonight, a public meeting dealing with possible drilling activity in the Thompson Divide is being held at Carbondale Town Hall. Representatives from the gas industry will be joined by the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service and local citizen groups. Pitkin County is hosting the meeting that ...
    • News, February 26th GLENWOOD AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEBATE Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs’ affordable housing requirement for new development projects may be suspended even longer. The city council is considering an extension of the suspension that was implemented two years ago when the recession hit and the real estate market collapsed. ANOTHER CANDIDATE FOR ASPEN MAYOR Aspen–The man with one name, ...
    • News, February 25th WEED REGULATIONS DENVER (AP) – Marijuana potency in Colorado won’t be limited – but consumers should know how strong pot is before they buy it. That’s the recommendation Monday from a task force suggesting regulations on pot. Voters in Colorado decided last year to allow recreational pot, and Colorado is now figuring out how to regulate ...
    • News, February 21st ANOTHER ENERGY COMPANY ASKS BLM FOR SUSPENSION OF LEASES ON THOMPSON DIVIDE Silt–With the window of opportunity closing fast, another Houston, Texas-based oil and gas company has asked the Bureau of Land Management to suspend it’s leases in the Thompson Divide. Ursa Piceance LLC has joined SG Interests in requesting a lease suspension to avoid ...
    • News, February 20th MILLER/BILSON MEMORIAL SATURDAY New Castle–A memorial service will be held this Saturday afternoon at 1 at Coal Ridge High School for two young people from the county who died last Friday night in a traffic accident. 20 year old Malachi Bilson and 18 year old Kellie Miller were killed in a collision at a busy ...
    • News, February 19th DENVER (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the death sentence appeal of Nathan Dunlap, who killed four people at a Aurora Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in 1993. Dunlap is Colorado’s longest-serving death-row inmate, and could become the first inmate executed in the state since 1995. One of Dunlap’s ...
    • News, February 15th GUN CONTROL AT STATE CAPITOL Denver–It’s a gun-control battle at the State Capitol. Lawmakers are hunkered down for what is expected to be an emotionally-charged debate over firearms and 2nd Amendment rights. Several gun control bills are being discussed and voted on dealing with a wide range of topics including background checks for gun ...

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