From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, May 7th FIREWORKS BANNED IN UNICORPORATED GARFIELD COUNTY Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to ban the sale or use of fireworks in unincorporated parts of the county.  The ban will be in effect between May 31st and July 5th.  The recommendation to ban fireworks was made by local fire experts, Sheriff Lou Vallario, Colorado ...
    • Highway 133 Closed Through Friday, 82 Will Open for Season on Time The Colorado Department of Transportation says Highway 133 will likely remain closed through Friday, following a huge rockslide that occurred early Sunday morning.  CDOT says the slide came down 13 miles south of the McClure Pass Summit, near Paonia Reservoir. CDOT Spokesperson Nancy Shanks says the biggest rocks on the roadway measure about the size of a dump truck ...
    • Smoke in the air Today is from a Controlled Burn Garfield County authorities say smoke in the air throughout the Colorado River Valley is from a prescribed burn between Rulison and Collbran.
    • News, May 3rd MAJOR LOCAL DRUG RING BUSTED BY TRIDENT Glenwood Springs—Eight Garfield County residents including five from Glenwood Springs have been busted for dealing deadly, psychedelic drugs.  The bust came this week after a five month investigation that included undercover drug buys and investigative work by the Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team.  Officials with TRIDENT say the investigation ...
    • News, May 2nd ACCESS CONTROL PLAN, THOMPSON DIVIDE ON GW COUNCIL AGENDA Glenwood Springs—The public hearing on the controversial Access Control Plan will continue tonight at Glenwood Springs City Hall.  The council has set aside about a half hour to take more comments from concerned citizens regarding the transportation plan that will impact Grand Avenue and Highway 82.  The ...
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    • News, May 1st WINTER ISN’T OVER YET IN COLORADO DENVER (AP) – Parts of Colorado and Wyoming are beginning May with another wet blanket of powder.   Blowing and drifting snow is making travel difficult in southeastern Wyoming. But the snow isn’t having a major impact on Denver’s airport so far, though deicing delays are expected.   The storm could bring ...
    • News, April 30th FATAL DISEASE FOUND IN GARFIELD COUNTY HORSE Garfield County—A horse in Garfield County may have to be killed or permanently isolated due to contracting ‘equine infectious anemia.’  According to the Colorado Department of Agriculture, the disease can cause fluid to accumulate on the chest or legs, high fever, anemia and emaciation.  Officials say the horse will ...
    • Concert Promoter Barry Fey Dead at 73 DENVER (AP) – Barry Fey, the colorful promoter who made Colorado a destination for some of the biggest names in music, died Sunday. He was 73. Fey promoted tens of thousands of concerts and other events from the 1960s until he retired in 1997. He was friends with many of the acts he promoted, a list that ...
    • News, April 26th GARCO WHOOPING COUGH CASES ON THE RISE Glenwood Springs—Parents of school kids in the Roaring Fork Re-1 district have been alerted about two more cases of whooping cough in the community.  According to information from Garfield County Public Health, the two latest cases of pertussis were confirmed in Glenwood Springs bringing the countywide total to 10.  ...

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