FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/16/2011) Garfield County–Law enforcement agencies throughout the valley are warning citizens about a sexually violent predator that has relocated to the area. A special meeting is being held tomorrow night at the
Sheriff’s office annex in Rifle to provide people with more detailed information.
Garfield County–Garfield County commissioners voted to end the intervention in the dispute ...
Increased Releases from Reudi Reservoir Starting today Beginning today around 1 p.m., the Bureau of Reclamation will increase releases from Ruedi Reservoir to the Lower Fryingpan-River by about 25 cubic feet per second. This will put approximately 102 cfs at the gage below Ruedi Dam.
Officials say the release is in anticipation of a higher than normal runoff season later this year.
GARCO COMMISSIONERS DROP SILT MESA INTERVENTION GARCO BOARD WITHDRAWS INTERVENTION
NO MORE COUNTY INTERVENTION. DURING A SPECIAL MEETING TODAY DEALING WITH THE DISPUTE BETWEEN SILT MESA RESIDENTS AND ANTERO RESOURCES’ GAS DRILLING PLANS, A SETTLEMENT WAS REACHED. ANTERO AGREED TO TAKE TEN ACRE DOWNHOLE SPACING OFF THE TABLE AND THE GARFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/15/2011) Battlement Mesa–The chances of Battlement Mesa residents getting cancer
from oil and gas drilling are remote according to a state medical expert.
However, according to her research, Dr. Roxana Witter says measures
should be taken to reduce exposure to certain chemicals and pollutants.
Dr. Witter discussed some of her findings with county officials yesterday.
Garfield County–Garfield County commissioners unanimously approved
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/14/2011) Snowmass–A Snowmass ski patroller suffered head and spinal
injuries after reportedly crashing into a tree yesterday. The
patroller, who’s name has not been released was flown to a
Denver hospital in critical condition.
Basalt–Five people were injured in a head-on collision Saturday
night on Highway 82. A 13 year old boy suffered the worst
injuries in the ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/11/2011) Rifle–Garfield County’s economy is showing signs of steady growth in oil and gas, real estate, banking and small business. A number of local leaders expressed a sense of optimism during yesterday’s annual State of the Community luncheon put on by the Rifle Area
Chamber of Commerce.
Aspen–A Carbondale man suffered severe injuries earlier this week ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/10/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs 20-year comprehensive plan is nearly complete. The planning and zoning commission pored over the document yesterday that addressess several issues like growth, housing, tourism and
Denver–A lawsuit challenging the state’s oil and gas regulations was dropped by the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Officials ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/09/2011) Several Accidents triggered by slick roads and poor visibility from dense fog closed eastbound I-70 at mile marker 105 this morning.
Glenwood Springs–An angry Silt Mesa resident may sue over recent findings from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
that drilling is not contaminating her water well. Beth Strudley disputes ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/08/2011) Glenwood Springs–A semi-tractor trailer crashed last night near the Shoshone Power
plant and closed both directions of I-70 for over six hours. The driver suffered minor
injuries and was cited for driving too fast for the conditions.
Glenwood Springs–Energy company, Antero Resources agreed to remove
10 acre well spacing from it’s future drilling plans in western Garfield
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/04/2011) Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
is going to have some competition next year. Last night, the Glenwood
Springs City Council voted unanimously to put the 2012 tourism marketing
contract up for bid. The council decided to follow the direction of the
newly-formed tourism board.
Glenwood Springs—Western Slope Congressman Scott Tipton ...