From the KMTS News Room:

    • Evacuations Ordered in Basalt 4:45 pm Update: All residents are okay to go back home. The size of the fire was held to approximately one acre. 2:25 PM Update: The fire has been declared under control. Evacuations should be lifted soon. Less than an hour after fire crews were called to a wildfire at the Lake Christine Wildlife Area, immediate evacuations are being ...
    • NEWS, AUGUST 3RD Vernal, Utah–The March 27th oil shale meeting in Vernal, Utah that was attended by the Garfield County Board of Commissioners has been deemed a “technical” violation of the state’s open meeting laws. The Uintah County board of commissioners made the acknowledgement today in response to a lawsuit filed by a Vernal citizen. ...
    • NEWS, AUGUST 2ND Basalt–Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be at Basalt High School this afternoon for a rally and speech. He’ll also be joined by 10 GOP Governors this afternoon, any of which could be named the Vice Presidential running mate. Former presidential candidate and current Texas Governor Rick Perry is expected to be on ...
    • NEWS, AUGUST 1ST Basalt–Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to hold a rally tomorrow afternoon at Basalt High School. Romney may also give a hint as to who his vice presidential running mate will be. He’ll be joined tomorrow by Republican Governors Chris Christie of New Jersey, Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Nikki Haley of South Carolina and ...
    • NEWS, JULY 31ST DENVER (AP) – The disaster isn’t over when the wildfire is snuffed out and the firefighters go home. Experts say recovery can take years and untold millions of dollars simply to make conditions livable again. USDA Undersecretary Harris Sherman says everyone needs to be aware of the fact that the ...
    • Glenwood Police Investigate Peeping Tom/Trespasser Reports The Glenwood Springs Police Department is investigating a series of peeping tom and trespassing events that have occurred in downtown residential areas.  Chief Terry Wilson says suspects were seen with a digital camera outside a window, crouching in bushes with a cell phone and this morning, a woman called police to report a man had entered her ...
    • Baby Born to Victim of Shooting; Family Without Insurance DENVER (AP) – A woman whose husband was critically wounded in the Colorado movie theater shooting has given birth to a healthy baby boy. Hugo Jackson Medley was born at 7:11 a.m. MT Tuesday at University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora. The baby’s father, 23-year-old Caleb Medley, is in a medically-induced coma one floor below where ...
    • Names of Theater Shooting Victims Released Twelve people who died in the Colorado movie shooting have been identified by the Arapahoe County coroner: —Jessica Ghawi, 24, of Denver; aspiring sports journalist —Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6, whose mother is critically injured —Matt McQuinn, 27, of Denver; technical support provider —Alex Sullivan, 27, of Aurora; worked at Red Robin restaurant — MicaylaMedek, 23, of Westminster, Colo.; student at Aurora Community College —John Larimer, ...
    • Suspect Arrested in Aurora Shooting WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal law enforcement officials say the suspect in Friday’s deadly shooting in Colorado is James Holmes, a 24-year-old white American. Officials believe Holmes killed a dozen people when he fired into a crowded movie theater in a Denver suburb. He was wearing a gas mask and set off an unknown gas in the ...
    • Gunman Kills Twelve in Aurora By THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press AURORA, Colo. (AP) – A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight premiere of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. ...

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