FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/03/2011) Rifle–The viability of oil shale in the western United States will be
discussed during a public hearing tonight in Rifle. The Bureau of
Land Management is holding meetings dealing with possible oil
shale exploration and development. Three meetings are scheduled
tonight at the CMC West Garfield Campus in Rifle at 4, 6:30 and ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/02/2011) Washington, D.C.–Colorado's congressional leaders are praising the news
of Osama bin Laden's death but warning that the fight against terrorism
will probably intensify. Officials at Fort Carson say the al-Qaida leader's
demise is good news but will have little impact on their jobs.
Grand Junction–The Ute Water Conservancy District of Grand
Junction isn't ready to endorse ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/29/2011) Glenwood Springs–Western Slope leaders and Denver Water unveiled a landmark
agreement yesterday that calls for a concerted, comprehensive effort to meet the
metro area's water needs while protecting western Colorado's supplies.
Glenwood Springs–The British man accused of murdering his wife 14
years ago and dumping her body in a remote part of Garfield County,
won't be arraigned until July 14th. ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/26/2011) Basalt–Arson has been ruled out as the cause of yesterday's early
morning fire that destroyed a century-old homesteader cabin between
Basalt and Woody Creek.
Rifle–A public forum on oil shale research and development will
be held at CMC in Rifle next Tuesday evening. Federal officials
are considering allowing companies to develop certain areas
in the west on ...
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