From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/31/2011) Denver–Colorado’s future water needs, specifically, Denver’s needs, are being discussed by a panel of experts today. Some predict the metro area will need an additional 272 thousand acre feet of water by 20-50, putting further demands on western slope supplies. Denver–Should the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Parks Department merge to save money? Governor Hickenlooper likes the idea. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/30/2011) Silt–Over 7 thousand acres of public land in Garfield and Rio Blanco counties will be up for bid this spring for oil and gas drilling. The B-L-M auction takes place May 12th at the state office in Lakewood. Silt–A Rifle man is behind bars after leading Silt police officers on a chase this past Sunday afternoon. According to ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/29/2011) Glenwood Springs–Rebuilding the economy requires working from the bottom up. That’s the gist of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s plan that he’ll pitch this Thursday during a special luncheon with the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association at the Hotel Denver. Glenwood Springs–The wailing sirens, beefed up security and blocked streets caused quite a stir yesterday around noon. ...

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