Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth

About Gabe Chenoweth

General Manager, KMTS-FM

Snow Closures Today

The following schools are closed today: All RE-1 Schools Colorado Mountain College in Aspen, Carbondale, Glenwood, Spring Valley and Edwards (“Chat and Chew” Senior Luncheon at CMC Blake Center also cancelled) Ross Montessori School St. Stephen’s School and Preschool

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Northern Lights Might be Visible Tonight

DENVER (AP) – A strong solar flare is pushing a geomagnetic storm toward Earth that could bring shimmering lights to the northern skies of Colorado. Weather forecaster Joe Kunches says the aurora borealis is likely to be seen around midnight … Continue reading

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One Dead, Two Injured After Aspen Plane Crash

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado sheriff’s office dispatcher confirms that one person died and two people were injured when a plane crashed at the Aspen airport. Thomas Wright, a dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, says three people … Continue reading

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Snow Day Closures

The following organizations have declared today a snow day: Aspen School District Blue Lake Preschool (Holiday Program also Canceled) CMC Aspen Campus CMC Edwards Campus (Closing at 3:00 PM) CMC Roaring Fork Campus (Glenwood, Spring Valley, Carbondale) CMC West Garfield … Continue reading

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Updated List of Front Range Road Closures

DENVER — Highway closures continue in areas of Denver, portions of northern Colorado and points west of the Front Range today due to flooding, and rock and mudslides. Due to the amount of saturation and possible unstable conditions of state highways, … Continue reading

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CDOT Issues Travel Advisory for Front Range Counties

All Travelers in Boulder, Larimer, Jefferson and Clear Creek Counties recommended to avoid travel on State Highways and Interstates. Continue reading

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Rifle Intersection Closure

The intersection of Railroad Avenue and 16th Street in Rifle is currently closed.  It’s not known why the intersection is closed, but authorities say it should reopen around 5:00 this afternoon.  Stay tuned to KMTS for more information.

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Rifle Question D Defeated

Unofficial final vote tallies from today’s election in Rifle show Question D (regarding a tax to fund a new community center) was defeated, 1063 to 685 votes. These four candidates were elected to City Council (starting with most votes):  Randy … Continue reading

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Flash Flood Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… CENTRAL GARFIELD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO… NORTH CENTRAL MESA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO… THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES…MAMM CREEK… DIVIDE CREEK…JUNE … Continue reading

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Admission to State Parks is Free Today

DENVER (AP) – Admission to state parks is free Monday, August 5  in Colorado’s annual tradition to mark its anniversary of statehood. The state’s 42 state parks will still charge camping fees, but admission is free on Monday. It will … Continue reading

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