From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS, JUNE 29TH Garfield County–The Pine Ridge Fire near Debeque is now 5 percent contained but has burned over 12 thousand acres. The lightning ignited fire quickly blew up late yesterday spreading from 15-hundred acres to 10 thousand. The fire kicked up a lot of smoke and ash throughout western Colorado. For up to date information ...
    • Pine Ridge Fire Very Active Today 9:00 PM Update: Officials now estimate the Pine Ridge fire has burned 10,000 acres. Fifty DeBeque residents remain evacuated. I-70 remains closed in both directions from Cameo to DeBeque. Fire Officials say the Pine Ridge Fire has been very active today, and is expected to remain active for some time.  The fire was ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 27TH COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say it remains too dangerous for them to fully assess the damage from a destructive wildfire threatening Colorado’s second-largest city. Colorado Springs emergency management director Brett Waters said Wednesday morning that officials don’t know how many houses have been destroyed ...
    • Waldo Canyon Fire Updates (Colorado Springs) Updates are being posted on twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/search/%23WaldoCanyonFire The fire is very active at this time with numerous evacuations. A number of homes have burned and more are in the path of the fire.
    • Glenwood Springs US Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody The man suspected of robbing the downtown Glenwood Springs US Bank two months ago is in custody. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 45 year old Mark Douglas Osterloo of Denver is being he’ll in the Denver County jail on 20 thousand dollars bond. An arrest warrant on Osterloo was ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 26TH Fort Collins–The High Park Fire west of Fort Collins is creeping closer to 90 thousand acres in size. Over 2 thousand firefighters are battling the lightning-sparked blaze and have 55 percent containment. Glenwood Springs–With recent electrical storms in western Colorado, emergency officials scouting the back country looking for signs of fire activity. Stage 2 ...
    • No Fourth of July Fireworks in Glenwood Acting Fire Chief Gary Tillotson referenced a fire yesterday in Carbondale when he gave his recommendation to Glenwood Springs City Council not to proceed with it’s annual fireworks display. He indicated that he didn’t think seting off the public fireworks display would be a good idea, even from an alternate ...
    • Electrical Sparks Start Fire in Carbondale Residents in Carbondale got a scare just before 2 o\’clock Thursday afternoon when a wildfire was ignited about a half mile from Colorado Rocky Mountain School. Jennifer Kelly of the Garfield County Sheriff\’s Office says the fire was apparently started by sparks from a power line that was hit by a truck. ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 21ST Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council will consider canceling this year’s 4th of July fireworks show due to extreme fire danger. More towns and cities across the state are calling off shows. The council is also expected to approve an ordinance allowing residents to raise chickens in their backyards. ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 20TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners are demanding to be heard before the federal government imposes rules to protect the Greater Sage Grouse. The board unanimously passed a resoultion asking to be coordinating agency in the process rather than a cooperating or participating agency with the Bureau of Land Management. Commissioners ...

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