From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, April 25th MAJOR COURT RULING REGARDING MARIJUANA DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that there is no employment protection for people who use marijuana. In a split decision issued on Thursday, the court said marijuana use is still barred by the federal government, even though state-licensed marijuana use has been approved by voters and ...
    • News, April 24th GLENWOOD TEEN DRIVER IN DEADLY CANYON CRASH WAS DRUNK Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs girl who was driving the car in the deadly April 14th head-on crash with a semi in Glenwood Canyon was drunk.  According to toxicology reports from the Garfield County Coroner’s Office, the blood alcohol content of 17 year old Brianda Zavala was more ...
    • News, April 23rd LAWSUIT OVER ASPEN MOUNTAIN COLLISION Aspen—A collision between two skiers on Aspen Mountain last month is now going to court.  Thomas Waltner of Basalt filed suit yesterday against Chris Cote for allegedly violating the Colorado Skier Safety Act.  Waltner says Cote was skiing out of control while coming down the Little Nell run on Ajax before ...
    • News, April 22nd AVALANCHE DANGER HIGH IN COLORADO MOUNTAINS Denver—The avalanche danger is high in Colorado’s northern and central mountains following one of the nation’s deadliest avalanches.      The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the danger for slides is considerable in the Vail, Aspen and Front Range regions on Monday.      Five men died in an avalanche Saturday in a backcountry ...
    • Sports, April 19th GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Lady Demons’ grip on first place in the Western Slope League slipped a little with last night’s shocking 3 to 1 loss to the Steamboat Sailors. Glenwood has three games left in the regular season including tomorrow’s non-league contest at Conifer. In other local soccer action…Roaring Fork shutout Rangely 8 ...
    • News, April 19th DIRTY SNOW COULD BE TROUBLE FOR SNOWMELT DENVER (AP) – Dust blown in from the Southwest settled on snow through much of Colorado during this week’s storm and will eventually affect how fast the snowpack melts. Researchers say it fell in Steamboat Springs, Fort Collins, Summit County, and the San Juan mountains. It was also seen ...
    • News, April 18th ROARING FORK SNOWPACK MUCH IMPROVED Carbondale—The snow has provided a major boost to the local snowpack.  According to today’s report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the snowpack is now 99 percent of normal.  The conservancy report says the snowfall last week amounted to over two inches of water in the upper Fryingpan and Roaring Fork basins.  ...
    • News, April 17th   COLORADO RIVER NAMED ‘MOST ENDANGERED’ LAS VEGAS (AP) – An advocacy group is calling the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered waterway. An annual American Rivers report being released today doesn’t call pollution the problem. It instead cites drought and demand. The federal Bureau of Reclamation said the same thing last December. The Colorado River ...
    • News, April 16th   BOSTON TRAGEDY, COLORADO CONNECTION BOULDER (AP) – Colorado runners were among those who witnessed the exploding bombs at the Boston Marathon.  Over 500 people from the state registered for the race, including about 100 from in and around the running mecca of Boulder.Mark Bockmann of Boulder says he believes he missed the explosions because he ...
    • News, April 15th THREE PEOPLE KILLED IN SUNDAY GW CANYON ACCIDENT Glenwood Springs–Three people were killed early Sunday morning, including two teenagers from the Roaring Fork Valley in a head-on collision between a car and a semi in Glenwood Canyon. The victims were identified as the 17 year old driver, Brianda Zavala of Glenwood Springs, 16 year old ...

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