From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, September 27th Glenwood Springs–The traffic delays at the Midland Avenue culvert project will be a little longer today as crews enter a critical phase of the job. Officials say the normal 4 to 5 minute delays at the temporary stoplight could be closer to 7 to 10 minutes. New Castle–The historic agreement to merge the Rifle and ...
    • News, September 26th Rifle–The man who shot a Rifle police officer nearly two years ago is going to prison for a long time. 55 year old Phillip Amonette was sentenced yesterday in Garfield County District Court to 29 years in prison for shooting Officer Garrett Duncan on the night of October 22nd, 2010 in front of the ...
    • News, September 25th GYPSUM, Colo. (AP) – The Eagle County coroner has identified the body of a woman found in the Eagle River as 40-year-old Stephanie Brantley of Gypsum. Coroner Kara Bettis said yesterday that Brantley died of a gunshot wound to the chest. The case is under investigation. A fisherman discovered Brantley’s body on Friday behind the ...
    • News, September 24th FLAT TOPS FIRE HUMAN CAUSED New Castle–The Middle Elk Fire 30 miles north of New Castle was caused by a hunter leaving his campfire unattended. The fire, which started last Thursday, more than doubled in size from Saturday to Sunday to over 200 acres. No structures are threatened but officials with the Upper Colorado ...
    • News, September 21st MEEKER – Federal jurors have convicted a western Colorado big game hunting outfitter accused of baiting deer and elk with salt. 72 year old Dennis Eugene Rodebaugh, of Meeker, was convicted Thursday of six counts of violating the Lacey Act, which governs the interstate sale of wildlife taken in violation of state regulations. An indictment ...
    • News, September 19th DENVER (AP) – Water regulators are asking farmers, ranchers and other water users to share their ideas for dealing with the current drought. The Colorado Water Conservation Board is holding a conference Wednesday in Denver to share new approaches to drought preparedness. They also want information on what drought may look like under ...
    • News, September 18th CATHERINE STORE ROAD WASTE TRANSFER STATION VOTE DELAYED Glenwood Springs–The vote on the proposed 40 thousand square foot waste transfer station east of Carbondale has been put off for now. After more than six hours of public testimony and presentations on the MRI project, the Board of County Commissioners voted to continue the public hearing until ...
    • News, September 17th ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a man who fell more than 600 feet to his death while hiking Maroon Bells near Aspen. The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office identified the man yesterday as 34-year-old Derek Kelley of Colorado Springs. The Aspen Daily News reports Kelly did not ...
    • News, September 14th Silt–Over 400 people will soon be put to work on the Western Slope thanks to today’s approval of a natural gas liquid pipeline that will cross Garfield, Rio Blanco and Mesa Counties. The 95-mile long pipeline, called the Western Expansion Project II, will boost Enterprise Mid-America’s capacity by 15 thousand barrels per day. ...
    • News, September 13th RIVER AGREEMENT ENACTED SOON Glenwood Springs–The historic Colorado River Water Cooperative Agreement between Denver Water and nearly three dozen western slope providers will go into effect soon. The plan that was unveiled about a year and a half ago is expected to be implemented next month. SNOWMASS SKI EXPANSION ON HOLD Snowmass–The 230 acre Burnt Mountain ski ...

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