From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, October 4th Rifle–The wildfire north of Rifle has grown since yesterday to over 500 acres. Officials say the fire broke out early yesterday afternoon near Highway 13 and was human-caused. Winds gusting to 40 miles an hour fanned the flames and sent the fire in an easterly direction to the Hogback. David Boyd with the ...
    • News, October 3rd Boulder–An extensive, scientific study on the effects of oil and gas drilling is going to be done by a team of researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. CU won a five-year, 12 million dollar federal grant to conduct the study that will focus on natural gas development and the protection of air and water. ...
    • News, October 2nd Rifle–Tonight is the first big pre-election forum for local voters. The Rifle Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates and issues forum at city hall beginning at 6 o'clock. The forum will give voters a chance to learn more about candidates running for various offices including Garfield County Commissioner Districts 2 and 3 ...
    • News, October 1st ROMNEY-DEBATE PREVIEW Hours of preparation for Romney ahead of debate DENVER, Colo. (AP) — If Mitt Romney stumbles during Wednesday's presidential debate, it won't be for a lack of preparation. The Republican presidential nominee has spent at least eight days over the past month getting ready for the three debates against President Barack Obama. The reasons are clear: The ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Tribble Sparks Second-Half Surge as Glenwood Rolls Delta 41-20 DELTA (9/28/12) – Auston Tribble did his kickoff return thing for the third time this season, Henry Hill, in his words began “running downhill” in the second half, and an interception that wasn't turned a tight, playoff-style game into a 41-20 Glenwood Springs runaway as the Demons handed Delta its first league loss. With the first ...
    • News, September 28th New Castle– The 257-acre Middle Elk wildfire that grew from an abandoned campfire north of New Castle is 30 percent contained. Fire officials say the fire is smoldering in mixed conifer and aspen stands in an area where some trees have been killed by beetles. The popular Meadow Lake campground was evacuated after the fire ...
    • 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 ...

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