• FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/08/2011) Glenwood Springs–Colorado Mountain College got early approval to offer two Bachelor's degrees from the state commission on higher education. There are a few more hurdles to clear before CMC can make it official. Summit County–Skier traffic headed back to the front range was snarled for several hours on I-70 yesterday after a semi crashed into an SUV near the ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/08/2011) Glenwood Springs–The former owner and editor of the Glenwood Post died recently. John Samuelson, who bought the paper in the 1960's, some 30 years after his mother and father, passed away last Saturday at the veteran's nursing home in Rifle. Samuelson was 95. Rifle–Oil and gas royalty owners are not happy with President Obama's ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/04/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs city council got an earful of complaints about the 20-30 comprehensive plan last night. Local developers expressed concerns about combining commercial and residential use in new projects. There was also a debate over the intent of the comp plan whether it was an actual code or an advisory document. The ...
  • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/03/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council will tackle a busy agenda tonight that includes medical marijuana regulations, the South Bridge project and the city's comprehensive plan. The council will also discuss a proposed golf driving range near the community center. The meeting begins at 7. Basalt–A Basalt man is behind bars for allegedly ...
  • 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 ...