Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth
Just as one wildfire near Rifle was close to containment, another started this afternoon. Lee Ann Loupe with the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit (UCRI) says a new fire, called the Ward Gulch Fire, was discovered around 2:00 … Continue reading
Intestate 70 is closed in Glenwood Canyon due to a multiple vehicle accident. Officials say they don’t know when the road will re open. More on KMTS this morning.
FINAL UPDATE: Water line has been repaired, all restrictions lifted. UPDATE: Officials are now asking Rifle residents to not use outside water at all and limit inside water use until Saturday at 10:00 AM. A major water line has broken … Continue reading
The Glenwood Springs Police Department says they have received several complaints from local merchants stating that they received a call from someone claiming to be from Holy Cross. The call told the merchants that their electric bill is past due and they … Continue reading
The Colorado Department of Transportation says Highway 133 will likely remain closed through Friday, following a huge rockslide that occurred early Sunday morning. CDOT says the slide came down 13 miles south of the McClure Pass Summit, near Paonia Reservoir. CDOT Spokesperson Nancy … Continue reading
Garfield County authorities say smoke in the air throughout the Colorado River Valley is from a prescribed burn between Rulison and Collbran.
DENVER (AP) – Barry Fey, the colorful promoter who made Colorado a destination for some of the biggest names in music, died Sunday. He was 73. Fey promoted tens of thousands of concerts and other events from the 1960s until … Continue reading
Stephen Bershenyi eeked out a victory to win a second term as the at-large member of Glenwood Springs City Council last night. He beat challenger and former City Councilman Lyle Beattie by only 27 votes. Bershenyi said the close vote was humbling … Continue reading
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are set to take on the Brewers in Milwaukee today as the baseball season gets under way. Manager Walt Weiss is taking over a team that finished a franchise-worst 64-98 and last in the … Continue reading
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says a district attorney and his wife were found dead with gunshot wounds Saturday night. Kaufman County Sheriff David Byrnes told reporters Sunday that authorities found the bodies of Mike McLelland and his … Continue reading