• NEWS HALLOWEEN DUI ENFORCEMENT Rifle—Halloween is three days away but the weekend leading up to it means a lot of costumed party-goers will be consuming a few spooky beverages.  The Colorado State Patrol is warning everyone to drink responsibly and do not get behind the wheel.  Additional troopers, officers and deputies will be on the road this ...
  • 2016 Candidate Debates and Issues Forum For those of you that would like to listen to these debates in their entirety… Glenwood Springs Board of Realtors Garfield County Commissioner Candidates Debate on October 26, 2016:   KMTS Connections On October 26, the three District Attorney Candidates participated in a KMTS Connections interview. This interview is a less formal, longer form conversation with the three candidates.   Glenwood ...
  • NEWS LOCAL BIKE THIEF PUT OUT OF BUSINESS Aspen—If your expensive mountain bike was stolen in the last couple of years, there’s a chance it was swiped and sold on eBay by a Glenwood Springs man.  According to reports from the Aspen Police Department, 31 year old Jose Sanchez is now behind bars for stealing pricey, name ...
  • NEWS 8TH STREET BRIDGE REOPENS Glenwood Springs—The wait is over for commuters.  The 8th Street Bridge work is done and open once again.  The reopening was delayed by a couple of days while work crews completed paving and some finishing touches.  The bridge officially reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon at 4;15. GLENWOOD SPRINGS MURDER-SUICIDE INVESTIGATED Glenwood Springs—An apparent murder-suicide ...
  • NEWS CMU STUDENTS HELPING WITH SKELETAL INVESTIGATION GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Investigators say hikers found a nearly complete adult skeleton and some clothing in the western Colorado desert.  Mesa County Sheriff’s Office investigators and Colorado Mesa University forensic research students worked together Wednesday to collect the bones in the desert north of Grand Junction. Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Megan Terlecky ...
  • NEWS GARCO COMMISSIONER MARTIN THREATENED BY DEMS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Commission Chairman John Martin, who is seeking an unprecedented sixth term in office, is facing the biggest battle of his political life.  During last night’s Issues and Answers forum before a standing-room-only crowd at the Glenwood Springs City Hall council chambers, the longtime commissioner used his allotted ...
  • NEWS LOCAL SCHOOL DISRUPTIONS Glenwood Springs/Rifle—A Glenwood Springs High School student is being investigated by local police and the RE-1 School District for allegedly threatening another student with violence.  According to police reports, the threats were overheard Tuesday afternoon by other students who then notified authorities.   The student suspected of making the threats has been banned ...
  • Issues and Answers Forum Live on KMTS and kmts.com Wednesday Night The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association hosts the annual Issues and Answers Forum on Wednesday, October 12, beginning 5 p.m. at Glenwood Springs City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. KMTS News Director Ron Milhorn will moderate. This event will also be broadcast live on KMTS, kmts.com and YouTube. The following races and ballot ...
  • NEWS OHV RULES ADOPTED BY GARCO Glenwood Springs—New regulations for off highway vehicles (OHV) were adopted today by the Garfield County Board of Commissioners.  Assistant Garfield County Manager Fred Jarman says the OHV user groups were instrumental in putting together a list of recommendations dealing with volumes, mixed use, surfacing and access to public lands. Rich Doak ...
  • NEWS SEARCH CONTINUES FOR COOK IN PITCO Aspen—There’s still no sign of David Cook.  Despite sending in dozens of reinforcements and additional back country rescue teams from around the state, efforts to find the missing 49 year old Albuquerque man in the Maroon Bells Wilderness area have come up empty.  10 days ago, the former Marine set ...