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    • NEWS
      SECOND MVD ASSAULT VICTIM Glenwood Springs–The former Mountain Valley Developmental Services caretaker accused of raping a developmentally disabled woman last month in a Glenwood Springs group home, is suspected in at least one other assault. 54 year old Jose Ignacio Echevarria remains behind bars and despite the serious charges, his bond has been reduced from ...
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      TWO DAY CLOSURE OF HANGING LAKE TRAIL Glenwood Springs—The Hanging Lake Trail will close tomorrow and Thursday while crews do some work on the popular path. This week, crews with the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District will replace a foundation to one of the railing posts below the staircase climb. Exit 125 will also be closed by ...
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      VERDICT HANDED DOWN IN THEATER MASSACRE CIVIL SUIT CENTENNIAL(AP) – The Latest on a lawsuit against the owner of a Colorado movie theater where 12 were killed (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A jury has found the owner of a Colorado movie theater is not liable for a 2012 shooting that left 12 ...
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      GARCO BOARD SENDS LETTER TO BLM OVER NEW LAND USE REGS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County simply wanted an explanation from the Bureau of Land Management on the new Planning 2.0 land use regulations. Assistant County Manager Fred Jarman says no one at the local or state offices could provide answers. That’s a big reason the county sent ...
    • Prescribed Burn Today Northeast of Aspen
      Federal fire officials are conducting a prescribed burn today Northeast of Aspen in the Hunter Creek Area. Smoke may be visible throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and maybe even beyond. Pictures below are courtesy of the Upper Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit.
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      OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY SUING FEDS OVER SAGE GROUSE RULES BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Representatives of the oil and gas industry say they are suing the Obama administration over drilling restrictions meant to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. The Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council said Thursday that local ...
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      DENVER (AP) – Soon, U.S. adult citizens who live outside Colorado can become owners or investors in medical and recreational marijuana operations in-state. The Senate unanimously passed a bill that allows non-Coloradans to invest in the pot industry starting in 2017. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A judge is set to rule on the mental state ...
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      OGDEN PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN BABY’S DEATH Glenwood Springs—The Parachute man accused of murdering his month-old daughter last June says he’s not guilty. 29 year old Matthew Ogden entered his plea Monday in Garfield County District Court. According to statements from Ogden’s wife, Phyllis Wyatt, she was awakened that night by pounding noises in the next ...
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      GLENWOOD CONSIDERS MINI-ROUNDABOUT Glenwood Springs—A mini-roundabout is being considered at the busy intersection of 27th and Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. SGM Design Engineer Lee Barger went before the city council Thursday night to explain how a smaller roundabout could keep traffic flowing smoothly in both directions, especially during peak travel times. Barger says ...
    • SPORTS
      HIGH SCHOOL GOLF Craig—The Rifle Lady Bears did it again. They captured their 7th team title of the season by winning the Moffat County Invitational Tuesday in Craig. HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Roaring Fork Rams lost to the visiting Hotchkiss Bulldogs 14 to 3. Today at 4, the Glenwood Demons hope to snap a ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 10TH
      Glenwood Springs–Surfing in the Rocky Mountains? Why not. The enormously popular Glenwood Springs Whitewater park will host the 2011 Whitewater Stand Up Paddling Championships tomorrow and Sunday. Glenwood Springs–The annual Hoop D’Ville 4 on 4 basketball tournament will be played tomorrow at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. The first games ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 9TH
      Aspen–Ski season is officially over in Aspen. Officials with Skico hoped to stay open ’till July 4th but the snow is melting too fast. Ajax Mountain was able to open for Memorial Day weekend and last weekend with decent snow conditions. Aspen–Aspen will host a World Cup skiing event next season along ...
    • TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 7TH
      San Diego, CA–The Rockies love playing in San Diego. Their good fortune at Petco Park continued last night as they beat the last place Padres 3 to nothing. Clayton Mortensen earned the win with the help of five other pitchers. Ubaldo Jimenez is on the hill for the Rockies tonight, going ...
    • SPORTS…JUNE 6TH
      Silt–With a time of 17 minutes, 33.2 seconds, former Grand Valley Cardinal’s running star Sam Whelan won Saturday’s Run/Walk for Their Lives 5k race in Silt. Glenwood Springs–Cody Derby’s Xtreme Baseball camp attracted 11 young ball players looking to improve their skills on the diamond. The camp, organized by the Glenwood Demons’ senior infielder, ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 3RD
      Silt–Silt happens…especially this weekend when it comes to sports. Starting tomorrow morning, the Colorado Mini Classic bike race comes to town. The Junior cycling event draws hundreds of competitors to the area. Saturday morning the time trials will be held followed by a criterium and Sunday’s road race. Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For their ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 2ND
      High School Baseball Glenwood Springs–Kevin Flohr was the only member of the Glenwood Demons to earn post season honors. The college bound student-athlete was named first team all conference in the 4A Western Slope. In 3A… Jake Strack-Loertscher of the Roaring Fork Rams was named the Western Slope player of the year. Four of ...
    • KMTS SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 1ST
      Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For Their Lives 5k will be held this Saturday morning at the Stoney Ridge Ball Field in Silt. The event raises money for the Pauline Schneegas Wildlife Foundation to rehab and release wild animals. Registration begins at 7:30 Saturday morning with the race starting at 8:30. Glenwood Springs–Cody ...
    • KMTS TUESDAY SPORTS
      Los Angeles–Despite 14 hits, the Colorado Rockies could only muster one run as they lost to the Dodgers in L.A. Memorial Day, 7 to 1. Jason Hammel lasted only 4 and 2/3 innings and took the loss. Clayton Mortensen is on the hill for the Rockies tonight against Dodger’s lefty Ted ...
    • KMTS WEDNESDAY SPORTS
      Rifle–Rifle sophomore Taylor Walters shot a 15 over par 86 on the final day of the girl’s State High School golf tournament in Pueblo. Walters capped off the year with a 30th place finish. She took 20th during her freshman campaign and says she’s looking forward to practicing and playing in ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/18/2011)
      Hundreds of Colorado’s finest student-athletes will gather this weekend for the state track and field meet. The three-day event begins tomorrow morning at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood as athletes from Glenwood, Aspen, Roaring Fork, Basalt, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley high schools compete for medals. KMTS will be on hand to provide regular ...