From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS, JULY 11TH Glenwood Springs–The No Name man who nearly strangled his estranged wife to death last summer plead guilty to a menacing charge in exchange for having a charge of attempted first degree murder dropped. Daniel Carden could get up to six years in prison when he’s sentenced August 28th. Grand Junction–Evacuation orders have been lifted for ...
    • NEWS, JULY 9TH ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Officials from the U.S. Forest Service are meeting with local authorities today to discuss fire bans in western Colorado. Forest officials, local sheriffs and fire chiefs will review moisture content in trees and soils before considering any easing of the bans. Gov. John Hickenlooper yesterday said ...
    • NEWS, JULY 6TH Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council approved an ordinance on it’s first reading, allowing chicken coops in backyards. Carbondale–Lightning sparked three small wildfires in the Missouri Heights area yesterday. Firefighters from Carbondale, Glenwood Springs and Basalt were able to snuff them out in short order. Officials say with the conditions as dry as they ...
    • NEWS, JULY 5TH Glenwood Springs–Authorities believe the body they found Wednesday afternoon in the Colorado River is that of the Glenwood Springs boy who drowned last Sunday evening. A passing motorist along I-70 reportedly discovered the body near mile marker 108 just west of New Castle. Officials say the body matches the description of 12 year Richard ...
    • Body Found on Trail Above No Name, River Search for Boy Continues A body was found this afternoon in Glenwood Canyon. According to information from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, deputies working with another agency, found a man’s body on the Jess Weaver trail above No Name around 2 o’clock this afternoon. That’s the same area where a small plane crashed two days ago in which the ...
    • NEWS, JULY 3RD Glenwood Springs–The search continues for the body of a Glenwood Springs boy who drowned this past Sunday evening while tubing with his family on the Colorado River. 12 year old Richard Buchanan was not wearing a life vest when he slipped off and went under. He was a student at Glenwood Springs Middle ...
    • NEWS, JULY 2ND Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario asked the Board of County Commissioners to endorse a resolution reminding citizens about the extreme fire danger and the bans that are in place. He says the human caused Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs has claimed two lives and serves as a reminder how volatile the situation ...
    • Glenwood Canyon Plane Crash / Semi Crash and Wildfire Glenwood Springs–A single-engine plane crashed this afternoon near the No Name Trail Head. The pilot of the Cessna 172 Skyhawk survived the crash but suffered serious injuries. The pilot was the only person on board the plane. His name and hometown have not been released. According to information from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, a distress ...
    • 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 ...

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