From the KMTS News Room:

    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/12/2011) Garfield County–Garfield County youngsters are showing great improvement in reading. According to test results from the Colorado Department of Education, CSAP reading scores for third graders were significantly higher in both the Roaring Fork Re-1 and Garfield Re-2 school districts. Glenwood Springs–Garfield County commissioners agreed to endorse a letter to help the health department secure a federal air ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (5/11/2011) Battlement Mesa–Two Colorado State Patrol vehicles and one Garfield County Sheriff’s office vehicle were vandalized earlier this week in the Battlement Mesa area. Authorities say the tires were slashed. Four other private vehicles were also damaged. Glenwood Springs / Rifle–The Garfield County Sheriff’s office reports that a sexually violent predator who registered as homeless has been arrested ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/06/2011) Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs Fire Chief Mike Piper has resigned. After 12 years on the job, Piper says recent valley-wide efforts to consolidate emergency services and fire districts created dissension and disagreement and it was time to step down. Glenwood Springs–It’s only 987 dollars but at least it’s an improvement for the city of Glenwood Springs. That’s ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/05/2011) Glenwood Springs–Over seven years in the making, The White River National Forest Travel Management Plan was finally released to the public yesterday. The plan calls for closing or decomissioning over 12-hundred miles of trails and roads to motorized vehicles. Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council will discuss medical marijuana dispensary licensing during a 5 O’clock work session today. ...
    • Construction Allowed to Continue in Greeley GREELEY, Colo. (AP) – Federal wildlife officials say Greeley can resume construction work along the banks of the Cache la Poudre River where great blue herons were nesting before the heavy equipment rolled in. Two weeks ago, work on an irrigation canal was halted after about 30 birds that had been nesting in trees took ...
    • Snowpack: So Far, So Good Steamboat Springs–Record snowpack and moisture levels are being reported in Colorado’s northern mountains. Officials say the snow in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat Springs is over 16 feet deep. The southern part of the state however is suffering where the snowpack is only 72 percent of average.
    • EnCana Energy Expo Today in Rifle Rifle–The 9th annual Encana Energy Expo is underway at the Garfield County Fairgrounds Indoor arena in Rifle. Over 80 exhibitors are on hand today for the free event.
    • Oil Shale Meeting Draws Big Crowd in Rifle Rifle–The prospect of oil shale exploration drew several people to a B-L-M meeting yesterday in Rifle expressing a wide variety of opinions. The B-L-M is exploring a fresh look at oil shale research and development in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.
    • WRNF Travel Management Plan Released Forest Supervisor Scott McWilliams says option “G” is his choice.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/04/2011) Girl’s High School Soccer ————————- Glenwood Springs-The Western Slope champion Glenwood Lady Demons put a bow on the regular season with last night’s 6 to 1 win over Delta. The hometown fans at Stubler Memorial Field also witnessed Coach Steve White’s 200th career win at the high school level. The Lady Demons now await the CHSAA ...

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