From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, May 17th GARCO SHERIFF JOINING ANTI-GUN CONTROL LAWSUIT Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario is one of the 54 Colorado sheriff’s suing the state over recently passed gun control bills.  The lawsuit was filed today in response to the bills calling for expanded background checks and limiting the size of ammunition magazines to 15 rounds.  Vallario says the ...
    • Major Water Line Break in Rifle FINAL UPDATE: Water line has been repaired, all restrictions lifted. UPDATE: Officials are now asking Rifle residents to not use outside water at all and limit inside water use until Saturday at 10:00 AM. A major water line has broken in Rifle. Residents are being asked not to use any outside water and limit ...
    • News, May 16th ACCESS CONTROL PLAN DISCUSSION CONTINUES TONIGHT IN GLENWOOD Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council will continue the often heated debate over the Access Control Plan at tonight’s meeting.  The council is considering entering into an Intergovernmental Agreement on the C-DOT transportation management plan.  Tonight’s council meeting begins at 6. GOV WANTS A STATE WATER PLAN FOR AG ...
    • News, May 15th OVERDUE ELECTRIC BILL SCAM CONTINUES IN GLENWOOD Glenwood Springs—A scam artist is still trying to rip off Glenwood Springs business owners by scaring them into paying for what he says are overdue electric bills.  This has been going on for over week now according to the Glenwood Springs Police Department. Witnesses say it appears to be ...
    • News, May 14th GARCO BOARD CONTINUES LAND USE CODE HEARINGS…AGAIN Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners still have more work to do to revise and streamline the Land Use Code.  After hearing pleas from a number of citizens to keep the 2008 code intact, the board decided to continue the hearing and discussion another week.  Commissioners are aiming ...
    • News, May 13th HWY 82 ROADKILL FENCE DOING THE TRICK CARBONDALE – The Colorado Department of Transportation says new fences on highways are reducing the number of wildlife accidents. The agency says animal-vehicle collisions in the Carbondale area of Colorado 82 fell below 100 in 2010 from the roughly 175 the previous year, and were well under 50 by ...
    • News, May 10th DENVER (AP) – Gov John Hickenlooper has signed a Colorado elections overhaul that includes same-day voter registration and mailing ballots to all voters. With the bill, every registered voter will get a ballot by mail, but they could still vote in person. DENVER (AP) – Oil and gas drilling critics in Colorado are looking for ...
    • News, May 9th GOV WARNS COLORADANS ABOUT HIGH FIRE DANGER AHEAD CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper is urging Coloradans to remain cautious and prevent wildfires despite recent snow and rain. Hickenlooper said Thursday that the danger of wildfires starting and spreading isn’t as bad as last year but he doesn’t want people to let their guard ...
    • Local Businesses Targeted by Scam Artist The Glenwood Springs Police Department says they have received several complaints from local merchants stating that they received a call from someone claiming to be from Holy Cross. The call told the merchants that their electric bill is past due and they need to make immediate payment on-line or their power will be shut off. The calls appeared ...
    • News, May 8th ONE LANE OF McCLURE PASS OPENED AS ROCKFALL CLEANUP CONTINUES PAONIA — Colorado transportation officials have opened one lane of Colorado Highway 133 to alternating traffic near Paonia Reservoir, as workers finish cleaning up a rockslide. The highway was closed south of McClure Pass on Sunday after the slide left at least one rock the ...

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