From the KMTS News Room:

    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/21/2011) Glenwood Springs–76 jobs will be lost in the Roaring Fork Re-1 School district including 15 teaching positions under the budget cuts proposed for the ’11-’12 school year. 2.6 million dollars in cuts are being proposed. The budget was initially approved last night by the board of education and will be formally adopted in June. Glenwood Springs–With it’s ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/20/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Roaring Fork Re-1 School Board is expected to approve the ’11-’12 budget with close to three million dollars in cuts. The meeting begins at 4:30 with the budget discussion scheduled for 6 O’clock. Glenwood Springs–Colorado Mountain College received final approval from the Higher Learning Commission to begin offering four year degrees next fall. Meeker–He shot ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/18/2011) DENVER (AP) – Two of the last Colorado Republican immigration proposals are being heard by a Democrat-led committee known for killing GOP bills they don’t like. One of the proposals would require the Colorado secretary of state to block voters when their citizenship is in doubt. The other measure would withhold ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/15/2011) Glenwood Springs–Matt Steckler is the new mayor of Glenwood Springs. Steckler was awarded the gavel last night after the other nominee, Dave Sturges withdrew his name and pledged his support for Steckler. Newly elected councilmen Mike Gamba, Todd Leahy and Ted Edmonds were also sworn in. White River National Forest–State Forest officials unveiled the third and latest plan to ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (4/14/2011) Glenwood Springs–A new Glenwood Springs mayor will be chosen tonight by a new city council. Mayor pro-tem Dave Sturges is seeking the position as well as councilman Matt Steckler. Newcomers Todd Leahy, Mike Gamba and Ted Edmonds will also be sworn in. Glenwood Springs–The Roaring Fork Re-1 School Board talked about ways to make ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/13/2011) Glenwood Springs–Officials with the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District will once again tackle budget concerns for the next school year. Cutbacks at the state level won’t be as severe as first thought but the district is still facing a loss of nearly three million dollars. Rifle–Bad news for Rifle motorists…the safety improvement project at the intersection ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/07/2011) Glenwood Springs–Longtime Glenwood Springs Elementary School Principal Sonya Hemmen has a lot of friends in the community but no job. Following two hours of emotional testimony from parents, teachers, students and community members last night, the school board voted to not renew her contract for next year. Hemmen remains on paid suspension for reasons ...
    • Resurfacing Project to Begin in Glenwood Canyon LOCAL RAFTING COMPANIES ARE GOING TO BE INCONVENIENCED AT THE START OF THE SEASON BECAUSE OF A MAJOR REPAVING PROJECT IN GLENWOOD CANYON. A FOUR-MILE STRETCH OF I-70 FROM THE HANGING LAKE TUNNEL TO THE GRIZZLY CREEK REST AREA IS GOING ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/04/2011) Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners unanimously approved a 3 thousand dollar contribution to the Glenwood Springs High School Mock Trial Team to help send them to next month’s national competition in Phoenix. Rifle–The city of Rifle is now one of two places on the Western Slope to sell compressed natural gas. Brand new c-n-g pumps officially opened up for business ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/01/2011) Glenwood Springs–Governor John Hickenlooper paid a visit to Glenwood Springs yesterday to talk about his ideas to revive Colorado’s economy. Hickenlooper is visiting all 64 counties touting his so-called “Bottom Up” economic plan that calls for problem solving at the local level with the state’s help. Georgetown–I-70 will be closed in both directions next Tuesday and more than likely ...

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