From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS, JUNE 18TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario reminded the Board of Commissioners this morning that he is not going to prohibit the sale of personal fireworks but he is warning people to keep them in the box fo the next few months due to the dangerously high fire danger. Basalt–Former Basalt High School PE Teacher and girl’s ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 14TH Glenwood Springs–Personal fireworks on private property will not be banned for the Fourth of July in Garfield County but Sheriff Lou Vallario and local fire chiefs are pleading with the public to keep them in the box this summer because of the fire danger. Vallario says moisture levels in and around the county ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 13TH Fort Collins–The High Park Fire west of Fort Collins has now grown to nearly 48 thousand acres. One woman has died in the fire and about 100 structures have been destroyed. Several firefighters from the Roaring Fork Valley are among the 800 who are currently on the scene. Officials ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 11TH DENVER (AP) – Mark Trumbo hit a pair of three-run homers to set a career high with six RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 Sunday for their ninth consecutive victory on the road. Torii Hunter added a two-run homer and scored three times to help Los Angeles complete a three-game sweep. The ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 11TH ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a fly fisherman found a decomposing body along the south edge of the Roaring Fork River near Aspen. Deputy Tiffani Delaney says authorities were called Saturday afternoon and the man’s body was removed later that evening. The man appeared to be lying on his side with his head ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 8TH Glenwood Springs–Today marks the 10th anniversary of the most destructive fire in Glenwood Springs’ history. The Coal Seam Fire ignited in the South Canyon area and with sustained gusty winds, rapidly grew. The fire eventually scorched over 12 thousand acres and destroyed 29 homes. Glenwood Springs–The White River National Forest has implemented ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 7TH Rifle–Oil and gas companies are responsible for leaving the land as they found it after drilling. Encana Oil and Gas Land Architect Bryan Whiteley will talk about reclamation rules and regulations for drilling sites at tonight’s Garfield County Energy Advisory Board meeting in Rifle. The meeting will be held at the ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 6TH Glenwood Springs–The Grand Avenue Bridge project is now down to four alternatives. Tonight, citizens can get a glimpse of the four choices to replace the aging bridge during a open house at the Glenwood Springs Community Center from 5 to 7:30. C-DOT officials and engineers will be on hand to answer ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 5TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners got into a debate yesterday about marijuana. The board intended to talk more about adopting regulations dealing with grow operations in unincorporated parts of the county but it soon turned into a debate over buffer zones and social issues. The board will resume the discussion ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 4TH Glenwood Springs–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners voted to continue a discussion about medical marijuana grow operations. Commissioners are considering whether to adopt a final set of regulations recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission. The board is seeking additional legal advice before taking a final vote. The discussion ...

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