From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • EXTREME FIRE DANGER IN WRNF Glenwood Springs–No more campfires of any kind will be allowed within the White River National Forest. Forest Service Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams is calling for a Stage 2 ban effective Friday, June 22nd. Fitzwilliams says moisture content in trees and soil above 8 thousand feet is at historic lows ranging from 5 to 10 percent. Typically for this time ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 19TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners unanimously approved a new set of regulations for medical marijuana grow operations. Despite objections from a number of medical weed proponents, including business owners, the board voted to keep in a one thousand foot buffer zone between medical weed operations and churches, schools and public buildings. The ...

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