• FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/02/2011) Glenwood Springs–The second draft of the health impact assessment dealing with oil and gas drilling in Battlement Mesa has been released. Public comment on the H-I-A is being taken until the 28th of this month. The second draft recommends safer industrial operations and reduced exposure to industrial chemicals. Snowmass–The body of 26 year old ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/01/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Roaring Fork Re-1 school district is moving on. ‘Moving On’ is the name of a new curriculum that emphasizes levels of proficiency instead of graduating kids based on age. District officials unveiled the new program last night that will focus on reading and math. Carbondale–The Carbondale town board will discuss medical marijuana ordinance issues at ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/28/2011) St. George, Utah–The pilot of a small plane flying from Eagle County to L.A. was killed in a crash near St. George, Utah over the weekend. Authorities say the single-engine experimental plane went down during a blizzard late Saturday afternoon. State Capitol–Hundreds of people are rallying today for immigration rights at the Colorado State Capitol. The gathering is ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/25/2011) Denver–The renewable energy industry would suffer a setback if Xcel Energy cuts incentives for solar panel arrays according to solar energy workers. Solar panel installers and manufacturers are protesting Xcel’s plan to cut incentives from 2.35 per watt to a dollar-twenty-five. Denver–Businesses across the nation are being warned by the FBI to keep an eye out for suspiciously large purchases ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/24/2011) Glenwood Springs–With three and a half million dollars in budget cuts facing them next year, officials with the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District are preparing to make some difficult decisions. A series of public meetings is set to begin March 9th to discuss the impacts to programs and class sizes. Snowmass–Pitkin County authorities identified ...
  • KMTS PLAYOFFS: Rifle Boys Overtaken by Cardinals; Girls Roll Cedaredge PARACHUTE (2/22/11) — Sometimes a great start means a fine finish, and sometimes it doesn’t. For the Rifle girls and boys basketball teams in the 3A Western Slope League district quarterfinals Tuesday, both started well, but only the girls kept their mojo going, pulverizing Cedaredge, 60-15, after shutting out the Bruins ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/18/2011) Rifle–The sexually violent predator living in Garfield County has no physical address. Authorities say 49 year old Ronald Eugene Noel is living in his car and is currently looking for a job and a place to live. Officials say the short, heavy-set, pony-tailed man is being closely supervised. Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/17/2011) Glenwood Springs–After a balmy Wednesday, wet, heavy snow and gusty winds blew into the valley today. Emergency officials were called out to several accidents this morning along the I-70 corridor and Highway 82. Garfield County–Law enforcement officials will divulge more graphic details tonight about a sexually violent predator living in Garfield County. ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/16/2011) Garfield County–Law enforcement agencies throughout the valley are warning citizens about a sexually violent predator that has relocated to the area. A special meeting is being held tomorrow night at the Sheriff’s office annex in Rifle to provide people with more detailed information. Garfield County–Garfield County commissioners voted to end the intervention in the dispute ...
  • Increased Releases from Reudi Reservoir Starting today Beginning today around 1 p.m., the Bureau of Reclamation will increase releases from Ruedi Reservoir to the Lower Fryingpan-River by about 25 cubic feet per second. This will put approximately 102 cfs at the gage below Ruedi Dam. Officials say the release is in anticipation of a higher than normal runoff season later this year.