Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth

About Gabe Chenoweth

General Manager, KMTS-FM

Oil and Gas Meeting Today in Rifle

Local control, mineral rights, public health risks.  Those are a few of the issues that will be discussed in Rifle today and tomorrow by the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force. Governor Hickenlooper’s nineteen member task force is charged with addressing local … Continue reading

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Parts of Downtown Aspen Without Power

ASPEN, CO – 8/4//14 – At approximately 11:30 a.m. a main electric feeder line in Aspen was severed due to private excavation work on E. Hallam Street.  A significant portion of downtown Aspen lost power at that time.  Approximately two … Continue reading

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South Glenwood Businesses Experiencing Break-ins

Glenwood Springs Police are investigating several business break-ins that occurred in recent weeks.  One such break-in will cost a local business nearly $2,000 in lost merchandise and repairs to office equipment. Glenwood Springs Police Lieutenant Bill Kimminau says so far the burglars have focused … Continue reading

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Flash Flood Watch in Effect Through the Night

Weather systems are combining to draw moisture into Colorado, raising the risk of flooding in much of the state. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for nearly the whole state this afternoon and tonight. High and … Continue reading

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Mudslide Closes Midland Avenue in Glenwood

UPDATE:  The 8th Street bridge and the 27th Street bridge are open, however Midland Avenue remains closed at the location of the mudslide. A mudslide caused by heavy rain this afternoon has forced authorities to close Midland Avenue in Glenwood … Continue reading

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New Fire Burning in Northwestern Colorado

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) – Firefighters are working to protect ranches and oil and gas facilities from the latest wildfire burning in northwestern Colorado. The 300-acre Elk Springs Fire started Saturday in windy conditions near a small ranching community of the … Continue reading

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Bear That Attacked Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Will be Euthenized

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – State wildlife officers plan to set a trap in the Aspen alley where a bear swiped at an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. The bear injured the abdomen and leg of Erin Smiddy early Sunday morning. She had … Continue reading

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Glenwood Woman with Broken Arm Rescued from Crown Mountain

Around 10:30 Thursday morning, Pitkin County authorities received a phone call from a woman who indicated she had broken her arm in several places while motorcycling on Crown Mountain near Basalt.  According to the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, ten emergency … Continue reading

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Wildfire Burning and Growing near Maybell

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) – Crews are battling a wildfire that has scorched about 5,000 acres in northwestern Colorado. Lynn Barclay with the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit says the Alkali Fire was reported north of Maybell at about 2:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Plane Skids off the Runway in Aspen

Authorities are investigating after a private jet skidded and spun off the runway while landing at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. County spokeswoman Pat Bingham says the Galaxy G200 spun off the runway at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Three people – … Continue reading

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