Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth

About Gabe Chenoweth

General Manager, KMTS-FM

Gray Wolf Protections may be Lifted

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-controlled House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. Long despised by farmers and ranchers, wolves were shot, trapped … Continue reading

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2018 Local Election Results

Updated 11/8/2018 7:00AM Garfield County Results Pitkin County Results Eagle County Results Garfield County Commissioner – District 1 Paula Stepp DEM 48.16 x-Tom Jankovsky REP 51.84 Garfield County Clerk and Recorder x-Jean Alberico DEM 54.61 Bonnie McLean REP 45.39 Garfield … Continue reading

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2018 Key Statewide Races

Leading candidates are in bold. Candidates marked “x-” have been declared winners by the Associated Press. Governor 2,704 of 3,219 precincts – 84 percent x-Jared Polis, Dem 998,183 – 52 percent Walker Stapleton, GOP 870,051 – 45 percent Scott Helker, Lib … Continue reading

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2018 Colorado Proposition Results

Constitutional Amendment V – Reduce Assembly Age Minimum From 25 to 21 years old 2,656 of 3,219 precincts – 83 percent Yes, 659,220 – 35 percent x-No, 1,228,980 – 65 percent Constitutional Amendment W – Revise Judge Retention Vote Allow … Continue reading

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Polis Will be Next Colorado Governor

DENVER (AP) – Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton in the Colorado governor’s race. Polis’ victory Tuesday keeps the governor’s seat in Democratic hands. The 43-year-old Polis will succeed the term-limited John Hickenlooper to … Continue reading

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Utah Counties Ask State for Help Building Oil Train

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Promoters of a 1.4 billion dollar railroad in Utah’s oil country want help from the state. Uinta Basin officials are pushing a project they say could quintuple oil production in Utah along with bringing higher … Continue reading

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Roaring Fork Watershed Improving but Still Below Normal

October brought much-needed rain and snow to the area and marked the beginning of a new water year. Hydrologists use the October to September time period because most of the precipitation after October first accumulates as snow. According to the … Continue reading

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Forest Service Lifts Basalt Mountain Closure

Basalt Mountain, which has been closed since July 3rd because of the Lake Christine Wildfire, officially reopened at one minute past midnight. The White River National Forest lifted the closure with words of caution. Acting District Ranger Kevin Warner says … Continue reading

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2018 Issues and Answers Forum

Tonight’s forum is on KMTS online stream number two And you can watch the live YouTube stream below.

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I-70 Closed Through Glenwood Canyon

At 9:00 PM, all lanes of traffic are open. I-70 is closed both directions in Glenwood Canyon due to an accident near Hanging Lake Tunnel. Westbound is closed at mile marker 133 (Dotsero) and eastbound is closed at mile 116 … Continue reading

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