From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 intersection ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk: