From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/25/2011) Carbondale–A candlelight vigil will be held tonight at Sopris Park in Carbondale in honor of police officer Nino Santiago. Santiago committed suicide four days ago. The community-wide vigil will begin at 7:30. Glenwood Springs–In the Glenwood City council Ward 1 race, the challenger is spending more on his campaign than the incumbent. Ted Edmonds has spent ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/24/2011) Glenwood Springs–Roaring Fork Re-1 School District officials are tryng to quell any rumors about who’ll be getting pink slips. The district is dealing with 3.5 million dollars in budget cuts due to less funding from the state. Some of the cuts are expected to come from layoffs but no decisions have been made yet. Aspen–Aspen High ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/23/2011) Carbondale–Hearts are heavy in Carbondale over the apparent suicide of police officer Nino Santiago. Santiago’s body was found inside a car parked in front of Crystal River Elementary School early Tuesday morning. Sheriff’s investigators believe Santiago shot himself. The New York native was raised in Puerto Rico and served 12 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/22/2011) Glenwood Springs–Antero Resources was granted a 30-day extension to study the Health Impact Assessment of Battlement Mesa. Garfield County Commissioners voted unanimously to extend the comment period to April 30th. Researchers who conducted the H-I-A say tacking on another month would be a waste of time. Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners voted 2 to 1 to approve a hotel ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/17/2011) Glenwood Springs–Medical marijuana regulations will once again be discussed by the Glenwood Springs city council. The council will also deal with a number of land use issues including the comprehensive plan and a community center roundhouse at the Cardiff Glen subdivision. Glenwood Springs–The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office returned nearly 3 million dollars of taxpayer funds that were unused ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/14/2011) Parachute–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners are tackling a light agenda today in Parachute. Tomorrow morning the board will hold a worksession to discuss a watershed plan for the Roaring Fork River and water diversion projects for Colorado. Moab, Utah–The body of a Colorado man killed in a climbing accident in western Utah over the weeekend, was recovered ...
    • KMTS State B-ball: Reds Hand Rifle Girls First Loss of the Season FORT COLLINS (3-10-11) — Eaton had a score to settle with the Western Slope after getting bounced from the 3A state girls basketball tournament on the Lady Reds home court by Coal Ridge last season. Seniors Beth Chaney and Jordan Needens made sure their shot at a high school state title ...

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