From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, December 22nd FRACKING STUDY RELEASED WASHINGTON (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency has released a progress report on its research into potential impacts of natural gas hydraulic fracturing and drilling on drinking water. The update released Friday doesn’t come to any conclusions and the final report won’t be released until 2014. The EPA says information on ...
    • News, December 20th ICY ROADS, COLD TEMPS CAUSE TRAVEL HEADACHES Glenwood Springs–The stretch of I-70 through South Canyon has been treacherous for motorists the past 24 hours. Several accidents have occurred on the icy section, forcing at least two closures and numerous tie ups in both directions. The heavy snow from Tuesday’s big storm turned into a ...
    • News, December 19th   SNOW DAY IN RF VALLEY   Glenwood Springs- School was cancelled today in the Roaring Fork Re-1district due to the heavy snow and dangerous road conditions.  Students from Glenwood Springs to Basalt got their first,official snow day of the school year but they weren’t so lucky in other areas.  Despite getting several inches of snow, classes in ...
    • Snow Day Today for RE-1 and Others Students in the RE-1 School District will get a snow day today, while crews continue to work on clearing area roads.  The RE-1 School District includes public schools in Glenwood, Carbondale and Basalt. Also, the Ross Montessori School and St. Stephen Schools have declared today a snow day and classes at the Glenwood Springs Center for ...
    • News, December 18th VALLEY DRUG RING BUST GROWS Glenwood Springs–Last week’s massive Roaring Fork Valley-wide drug bust continues to grow. The number of alleged suspects now stands at 16 with five more that are still wanted. The two latest suspects to be charged turned themselves in including Hugo Delgado and a 17 year old Glenwood Springs High ...
    • Over Two Dozen Killed at Connecticut Elementary School Source says most of the victims were children
    • News, December 13th WESTBANK SHOOTER TRIAL POSTPONED Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs man who got into a shootout with a Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputy a year ago at a Westbank home won’t bge tried in court for a while. The trial for 62 year old Craig Dance was supposed to begin today but was postponed by District Judge James ...
    • News, 12-12-12 GARCO COMMISSIONERS APPROVE WASTE TRANSFER STATION Glenwood Springs–After some 8 hours of public testimony and acrimony, the controversial waste transfer station on Catherine Store Road was unanimously approved the Garfield County Board of Commissioners. The board’s approval of the Mountain Roll Offs Incorporated project outside of Carbondale came with at least two dozen conditions to ...
    • News, December 11th DRILLING REGS DEBATED DENVER (AP) – Colorado gas-and-oil regulators are debating new rules for water quality and drilling near homes. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will not make a final decision on water quality testing until January at the earliest. The rule would require water-quality testing before and after a well is drilled and ...
    • Recreational Marijuana Now Officially Legal DENVER (AP) – Using marijuana for recreational use is now effectively legal in Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper declared a voter-approved marijuana legalization amendment as part of the state constitution on Monday. It was the last procedural step needed for the amendment to take effect. The drug became legal in Washington state last week. Hickenlooper tweeted his declaration and announced ...

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