Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth

About Gabe Chenoweth

General Manager, KMTS-FM

Man With Sword Arrested After Attempted Robbery

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A sword-wielding man suspected of robbing a Colorado Springs bank is in custody after a standoff with police in a nearby apartment building. Colorado Springs police Lt. Howard Black says 39-year-old Anthony Hammond faces an … Continue reading

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Nuggets Over Utah Jazz 107-83

DENVER (AP) – Jamal Murray was given the job as Denver’s starting point guard before the season began. He is proving to be a worthy choice. Murray scored 13 of his 22 points in the first quarter and the Nuggets … Continue reading

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Increase in Oil and Gas Drilling Activity

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – Figures show oil and gas drilling activity in western Colorado is at its highest pace in several years, with no signs of slowing down in 2018. The Daily Sentinel reports Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation … Continue reading

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BLM Relocation a Possibility

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – Officials in Western Colorado say they have the perfect place if the federal Bureau of Land Management decides to move its Washington, D.C. headquarters closer to the vast lands it administers. Western Colorado. Mesa County … Continue reading

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Marketing Consultant

KMTS-FM, the most listened to radio station from Rifle to Aspen is seeking an experienced professional to join our team as a Marketing Consultant. If you love to build client relationships and are looking for room to grow professionally and … Continue reading

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Marijuana Taxes Approved in two Western Slope Communities

Debeque—New taxes on marijuana were approved by voters yesterday in Debeque and Eagle County.  The new sales and excise taxes on recreational weed will incrementally phased in. Each tax will start at 2 and a half percent and top out … Continue reading

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New Life for Senior Care in Grand River District

Rifle—Voters overwhelmingly favored ballot question 4A to pay for a new senior care center and hospital expansion project. With 67% of the vote, the 89.4 million dollar bond issue passed that will replace the half-century old, dilapidated E. Dene Moore … Continue reading

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Battlement Mesa Woman Wins CMC Board Seat

Battlement Mesa—In the only contested seat on the CMC Board of Directors, Peg Portscheller of Battlement Mesa defeated former Rifle Mayor Randy Winkler with 59 percent of the vote.  The former Lake County School Superintendent now runs an education consulting … Continue reading

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Former Arts Center Director Charged

Today, the Glenwood Springs Police Department issued a summons to former Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Executive Director, Christina Brusig. A Press Release from Glenwood Springs Police Chief Terry Wilson indicates that Brusig was charged with Class 1 Misdemeanor … Continue reading

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New Bridge Might Open Early

GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation and their contractor, Granite/RLW Joint Venture, have determined a plan for opening the new bridge and conversion of the detour route back to regular conditions. The plan calls for opening the … Continue reading

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