From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, April 12th NEW GLENWOOD MAYOR CHOSEN Glenwood Springs–Leo McKinney is no longer the Mayor-Pro Tem of Glenwood Springs. Last night, McKinney was handed the gavel and traded seats with Matt Steckler after a 4 to 3 council vote. Ted Edmonds was elected Mayor Pro Tem after being nominated by Todd Leahy. McKinney says he appreciates ...
    • News, April 11th   ACCESS CONTROL PLAN ON GW COUNCIL AGENDA TONIGHT Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council will once again tackle the controversial Access Control Plan at tonight’s meeting.  The council is expected to vote on an intergovernmental agreement.  The meeting begins at 7. ASPEN STILL DIGGING FOR GEOTHERMAL ENERGY Aspen—The city of Aspen isn’t giving up the search for geothermal ...
    • News, April 10th            WHOOPING COUGH SHOWING UP IN GARFIELD COUNTY KIDS   Glenwood Springs—In December, state health officials declared it an epidemic but no cases had been reported in Garfield County.  Now, four cases of Pertussis, also known as whooping cough have been confirmed by Garfield County Public Health.  Young children and infants are most vulnerable to whooping cough ...
    • News, April 9th   BLM SUSPENDS THOMPSON DIVIDE LEASES   SILT (AP) – The Bureau of Land Management has granted requests from two companies to suspend their oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide, disappointing environmentalists who had hoped the BLM would let the leases expire. The suspension pauses the 10-year deadline that SG Interests and Ursa Resources Group have ...
    • Glenwood Voters Return Bershenyi, Approve Land Sale Stephen Bershenyi eeked out a victory to win a second term as the at-large member of Glenwood Springs City Council last night.  He beat challenger and former City Councilman Lyle Beattie by only 27 votes.  Bershenyi said the close vote was humbling for him and he believes it’s reason to listen to Beattie’s ideas in order to achieve consensus ...
    • Colorado Officials: Texas, Colorado Killings Probably not Connected KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says a district attorney and his wife were found dead with gunshot wounds Saturday night. Kaufman County Sheriff David Byrnes told reporters Sunday that authorities found the bodies of Mike McLelland and his wife at their home. Authorities have given no motive for the attack just outside the town ...
    • News, March 28th   COLORADO BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS   DENVER (AP) – Next year’s budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings. The budget passed Thursday on a 19-15 vote. All Republicans voted no. Republicans say budget spending is growing faster than the state ...
    • News, March 27th   EXPERTS TO CLEAR UP MYTHS ABOUT GRAND AVE. BRIDGE   Glenwood Springs—“The Grand Avenue Bridge: Myths, Realities and Opportunities.” That’s the subject of next week’s town hall meeting being put on by the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association.  A panel of experts will be on hand to discuss the details of the new bridge,  dispel some of ...
    • News, March 26th SIERRA CLUB HOSTING GLENWOOD EVENT Glenwood Springs–Protecting lands and watersheds from energy extraction and water diversion will the focus of a three hour public meeting tonight at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The Sierra Club will host the event and a line up of experts including Shane Davis and Delia Malone of the Sierra Club’s Rocky ...
    • News, March 25th   TIPTON VISITS GARCO   Glenwood Springs—Western Slope Congressman Scott Tipton gave the Garfield County Board of Commissioners an update on his efforts to bring jobs back the area.  The Cortez Republican says he’s gaining support for a bill to boost hydroelectric power projects and a measure that proposes to balance the federal budget by 2023 without ...

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