Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth

About Gabe Chenoweth

General Manager, KMTS-FM

Broncos Owner Stepping Down from Daily Operations

DENVER (AP) – Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer’s disease. The team announced Wednesday that the 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the team’s daily operations. Team … Continue reading

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Smoke Still in the air and Still no Local Fires

Once again today, western Colorado residents can see and smell smoke in the air. Fortunately, that smoke is coming from neighboring states and big fires burning in the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Not only do federal fire managers say there … Continue reading

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Smoke in the Air is from Pacific Northwest Fires

[From the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit] GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Numerous wildfires in Utah and the Pacific Northwest have produced significant smoke that has drifted into western Colorado. There are no large wildfires in western Colorado at … Continue reading

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Garfield Sheriff: Suspect That Shot Trooper Had Alcohol, Cocaine in His System

Today the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office today released details of their investigation into the shooting of Trooper Eugene Hofaker on May 8th. Key points in the report: Trooper Eugene Hofaker was shot multiple times by Thomas Ornelas Trooper Shane Gosnell fired … Continue reading

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Two Seriously Injured in Crash Near Rifle

[From the Colorado State Patrol] GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. – A 29-year-old Glenwood Springs woman was seriously injured Thursday evening in rollover crash east of Rifle on Interstate 70. Her name is being held pending notification of her family. Just before … Continue reading

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Battlement Mesa Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Tomorrow (May 21)

Parachute, CO – Pending favorable weather conditions, Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Fuels Management crews and partners will conduct a prescribed burn this spring on the north aspect of Battlement Mesa, roughly seven miles from Parachute, on National Forest … Continue reading

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Equine Herpes Virus Discovered in Colorado

DENVER (AP) – A horse that competed in the Colorado rodeo and barrel racing circuit has tested positive for a virus that can cause breathing problems and nervous system disorders for the animals. The state agriculture department said Friday that … Continue reading

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I-70 Closed Both Directions Until at Least Late Afternoon

Final Update: I-70 now open in both directions. UPDATE:  Eastbound I-70 is open from Glenwood Springs (mm 116) to Wolcott (mm 157) with a traffic escort in place. Periodic traffic stops may occur as well. Westbound I-70 remains closed from … Continue reading

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2014 Western Slope League 4A Boys Basketball District Playoff Bracket

Thursday, 2/20 Friday, 2/21 Saturday, 2/22 #1 Rifle (15-3) Won 42-36     CMU 7:30PM     #8 Cortez (6-13)  Rifle (16-3) Won 52-33     CMU 7:30PM   #4 Steamboat (15-5)  Palisade (13-8)   Palisade HS 4:30PM    Rifle … Continue reading

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