Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth

About Gabe Chenoweth

General Manager, KMTS-FM

Smoke in the Air Today from Controlled Burn

Federal Fire managers are conducting a controlled burn today in the area of West Divide Creek. Smoke is visible throughout the Colorado and Roaring Fork Valleys. The intent of today’s burn is to improve wildlife habitat within the project areas, with … Continue reading

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Glenwood Man Dies in UTV Crash

A Glenwood man is dead following a tragic accident involving a “Utility Task Vehicle” or UTV Saturday north of Rifle. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office and Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, the victim, 53-year-old Todd Sellie, was … Continue reading

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Carbondale Barn Total Loss Following Fire

Carbondale firefighters responded to a structure fire on Goose Creek Lane near County Road 100 just before noon today. According to Mike Wagner with the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, firefighters found a barn fully engulfed in flames when … Continue reading

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Shooting Suspect

Rifle Police and others are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Wednesday night near Wamsley Elementary School. According to Rifle Police Chief Tommy Klein, dispatchers received a call reporting shots fired in the 2600 block of Acacia Avenue (near the Dearfield … Continue reading

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New Castle Structure Fire

Colorado River Fire Rescue crews are currently fighting a structure fire near the east of River Frontage Road (near mile marker 102 on Interstate 70). The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says the structure is an old building containing lots of … Continue reading

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This Weekend We Make the Change from MST to MDT

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Carbondale Robbery Suspects in Custody

Two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Carbondale last Thursday are now in custody. Pitkin County officials say they tracked the suspects using a cell phone to the Frying Pan Road area and were responding to investigate when they … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Brings Bear out of Hibernation Early

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A male black bear brought out of hibernation early by warm weather will be relocated after he was captured in a Colorado Springs backyard. The Gazette reports the bear climbed a tree before the sighting … Continue reading

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CANCELED: I-70 Detour Tonight

Tonight’s westbound I-70 night detour to Sixth Street has been canceled due to weather. Crews plan to implement the westbound I-70 night detour to Sixth Street from 8 PM to 6 AM on Tuesday, Feb. 21, Wednesday, Feb. 22 and … Continue reading

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Army Drone Missing from Arizona Located in Colorado

DENVER (AP) – An Army drone that disappeared on a training flight in southern Arizona has been found about 600 miles away in Colorado, and the military is trying to figure out how it got there. Officials at Fort Huachuca, … Continue reading

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