From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS, JUNE 1ST Glenwood Springs–Hundreds of graduating seniors in the Roaring Fork Valley will turn the tassels this weekend. The final wave of graduation ceremonies begins this afternoon at 4 o’clock at Bridges High School in Carbondale. On Saturday, Colorado Rocky Mountain School and Roaring Fork High School will hold ceremonies at 10am. ...
    • NEWS, MAY 30TH Silt–The Silt Town Trustees unanimously voted to renew a lease agreement with Antero Resources to continue so-called “net mineral acre” drilling withint the town limits. DENVER (AP) – Marijuana advocates are trying again to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions for which doctors can recommend medical marijuana under Colorado law. Activists who delivered petitions to the ...
    • NEWS, MAY 29TH Silt–Silt Town Trustees are expected to renew gas leases with Antero Resources at tonight’s meeting. The so-called “net mineral acres” agreement expired a month ago. The lease agreement allows drilling in certain areas of town and brings in about 180 thousand dollars a year in revenue. Tonight’s town hall ...
    • High Wind, Red Flag Warnings– Smoke in the Air not Local The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning until 10:00 PM tonight. They say gusts might reach 60 miles Per hour. Most outdoor burning is prohibited, with Red Flag Warnings issued across much of Western Colorado. Fortunately, smoke in the air today is from fires burning mostly in adjacent states.
    • NEWS, MAY 25TH Carbondale–A fire ban has been instituted in Carbondale by Fire Chief Ron Leach. The fire ban affects private property and will be in effect until further notice. Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Attorney Andrew Gorgey has accepted the job to be the full time County Manager. Since January, Gorgey has done double-duty but decided ...
    • NEWS, MAY 24TH DENVER (AP) – Colorado forecasters are coping with fire and ice heading into the Memorial Day weekend. The National Weather Service says snow showers in the mountains will be ending this morning, with accumulations of less than an inch leaving some highways slick. A fire weather watch is posted starting tomorrow for areas west of the Continental Divide. DENVER (AP) – ...
    • NEWS, MAY 23RD Glenwood Springs–The Garfield County Sheriff’s office is being accused by the American Civil Liberties Union of inadvertently reporting domestic violence victims to federal immigration authorities. Sheriff Lou Vallario calls the accusations “slanderous.” Basalt–Former Basalt High School teacher Lauren Redfern will not face sexual assault charges stemming from her intimate relationship with a ...
    • NEWS, MAY 22ND Glenwood Springs–The search continues for a new manager for Garfield County. Commissioners yesterday, directed the staff to begin the second round of searches for a new manager. During the first go around, California-based executive headhunting firm, Peckham and McKenney came up with 8 strong candidates but none were considered the right ...
    • Grass Fire Burned Mostly Cattails A grass fire this afternoon burned between 4 and 5 acres of cattails just outside Silt. Highway 6 was closed for a time due to thick smoke in the area. Burning Mountains Fire Chief Brit McLin says the fire is believed to be human-caused, but the exact cause is still under ...
    • Reward Offered for Information Regarding Bank Robbery Suspect The Glenwood Springs Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Garfield County are looking for information about the bank robbery that occurred at the US Bank located at 802 Grand Avenue at 1:40 p.m. on April 27, 2012. The suspect was described as a white male 5\’10”tall, 170 lbs, wearing a dark colored ...

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