From the KMTS News Room:

    • Blinky the Clown – Dead at 91 DENVER (AP) – Russell Scott, who greeted countless Colorado children for decades as local television’s “Blinky The Clown,” has died. His daughter says Scott died Monday from complications of pneumonia. He was 91. Scott’s career as a clown grew from sketches he performed for children who came to see a miniature circus he had carved and displayed in ...
    • News, August 27th Plane Crash Victim From Glenwood Springs Steamboat Springs–The pilot killed in last weekend’s plane crash near Steamboat Springs was from Glenwood Springs. According to reports from Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg, the pilot was indentified as 36 year old Peter Nicholas Landherr. Investigators say the plane crashed sometime between 4pm Friday and 10am Saturday ...
    • News, August 24th CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – A University of Colorado spokeswoman says a criminal background check was done on theater shooting suspect James Holmes before the July 20 attack. Jacque Montgomery’s statement is believed to be the first explicit public confirmation that a check was done on Holmes’ background before the shootings ...
    • News, August 22nd EARTHQUAKE RATTLES ROARING FORK VALLEY Basalt–No damage was reported from yesterday’s small earthquake that rattled a few dishes in the Roaring Fork Valley. The National Earthquake Information Center says the tremor centered north of Basalt, registered 3.3 on the Richter Scale. BATTLEMENT MESA/ANTERO LAWSUIT DISMISSED Battlement Mesa–The lawsuit filed by residents of Battlement Mesa trying ...
    • News, August 21st DEADLY CRASH ON THOMPSON CREEK ROAD A MAN WAS KILLED AND A WOMAN WAS SEVERELY INJURED IN A ROLLOVER CRASH YESTERDAY AFTERNOON ON THOMPSON CREEK ROAD OUTSIDE OF CARBONDALE. ACCORDING TO REPORTS FROM THE GARFIELD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND A PITKIN COUNTY ROAD AND BRIDGE CREW WHO SAW THE ACCIDENT, THE NISSAN PATHFINDER WAS HEADED EAST ON COUNTY ROAD 108 ...
    • News, August 20th GARCO / CSU AIR STUDY APPROVED TO WHAT EXTENT DOES OIL AND GAS DRILLING AFFECT THE AIR WE BREATHE IN GARFIELD COUNTY? A TEAM OF SCIENTISTS AND RESEARCHERS FROM COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY HOPE TO FIND OUT OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS. TODAY, THE GARFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED ONE MILLION DOLLARS OF A 1.8 ...
    • BE AWARE WHEN WALKING OR BIKING The Carbondale Police Department has recently received several reports of people being followed when walking or biking in Carbondale. These reports have been thoroughly investigated but no evidence has been found to support there was any malicious intent. The Carbondale Police Department reminds everyone to be safe when walking alone with these tips: Avoid walking alone whenever ...
    • News, August 16th Glenwood Council Considers New Bridge Designs Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council has yet to take an official position on the Grand Avenue Bridge project but officials did get an earful from concerned citizens last night. Many longtime residents like Dean Moffitt, say the city should not give in to the Colorado Department of Transportation’s ...
    • News, August 16th NEW DRILLING RULES CONSIDERED DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper says the state is looking at new initiatives to create “integrity and trust” in oil and natural gas development in Colorado. Speaking at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual conference in Denver, Hickenlooper listed four areas that the state is looking to include in ...
    • News, August 15th REDFERN SENTENCED SHE ASKED FOR FORGIVENESS FOR BRINGING SHAME TO HER FAMILY AND NOW MUST FACE A LONG AND CHALLENGING ROAD TO RECOVERY. FORMER BASALT HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER LAUREN REDFERN WHO WAS ARRESTED BACK IN FEBRUARY FOR HAVING A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH AN UNDERAGE MALE STUDENT APPEARED IN EAGLE COUNTY DISTRICT COURT YESTERDAY FOR VIOLATING HER BOND CONDITIONS ON THE ...

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