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    • NEWS
      BLM GIVES THUMBS UP TO NW COLORADO OIL SHALE PROJECT Rangely—A 50 thousand-barrel-per-day oil shale project outside of Rangely received tentative approval from the Bureau of Land Management recently. Enefit American Oil’s plan calls running pipelines and electricity to the project with the utility corridor going right through federal lands. Next month, the BLM will ...
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      INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS ON TONIGHT’S GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL AGENDA Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council plans to discuss future financial contributions toward an annual Fourth of July fireworks show at tonight’s meeting. The council will also discuss the city’s role in maintaining and controlling the crowds at the Hanging Lake Trail and rest area. ...
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      MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY ACROSS THE VALLEY Undated—The 2016 municipal election day can be summed up with the familiar phrase, “you win some, you lose some.” In Carbondale, voters welcomed three new trustees to the town board. Former Glenwood Springs City Councilman Dan Richardson will be joined by Marty Silverstein and Ben Bohmfalk. Eight candidates in ...
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      ASPEN SKI INSTRUCTOR KILLED Aspen—A popular Aspen Skiing Instructor was killed over the weekend after crashing into a tree at Utah’s Park City Resort. Authorities say 48 year old Hansi Brenninger was skiing on an advanced trail when he hit the tree just before 10:30 Saturday morning. Ski patrol officers administered medical attention ...
    • SPORTS
      HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs—13 Roaring Fork——-1 SATURDAY GAMES Summit at Rifle 11 and 1 o’clock Coal Ridge at Grand Valley 11 and 1 TRACK AND FIELD Grand Junction—The Glenwood Demons and Rifle Bears will compete in tomorrow’s annual Mickey Dunn Invitational meet at Stocker Stadium. Meanwhile the Cedaredge Invitational will host 3A team from around the region including Coal ...
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      ID THEFT ON THE UPSWING DURING TAX SEASON IN COLORADO Denver—Colorado and other states are in a continuing battle to protect taxpayer’s identity during tax season. Officials with the state revenue department are looking for ways to prevent identity thieves from filing false tax returns. Taxpayers are being told their refunds may take a ...
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      COLORADO BUDGET TALKS BEGIN Denver—Colorado taxpayers can forget getting a refund next year under the new budget being proposed. The good news is, there won’t be any huge cuts to education. House lawmakers are debating Colorado’s 27 billion dollar budget that actually includes a slight per-pupil increase for K-12 schools. A few months ago, ...
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      GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – A 78-year-old man accused of causing a crash that killed an off-duty Ouray police officer has been cited for careless driving. The man has been issued a summons stemming from the March 14 crash that killed Officer Scott Mills. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the findings of an investigation will be ...
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      GYPSUM DEMOCRAT RUNNING FOR THIRD DISTRICT SEAT Gypsum—Veterinarian Steve Sheldon has announced his plans to run for congress. The owner of the Gypsum Animal Hospital is looking to unseat longtime Republican incumbent Scott Tipton in Colorado’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District. In order to get on the ballot, Sheldon will need to win the nomination ...
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      NO LEFT TURNS AT 27TH AND GRAND? Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council is considering closing the left turn lanes at 27th and Grand Avenue to relieve some of the morning traffic congestion.  The problems at the increasingly busy intersection were heightened this past Wednesday morning during what police called a “perfect storm” of factors including ...
    • Coming Soon: PAC Ten-10 Network
      PHOENIX (AP) – The Pac-10 has a new network to go with its monster television deal. The Pac-10 announced the launch of its own television network on Wednesday, a venture made possible by a 12-year joint deal with ESPN and Fox worth about $3 billion. ...
    • High School Baseball Scores / Schedule
      The Rifle Bears defeated Aspen 4 to 1 while Coal Ridge dropped a 12-6 decision at Basalt. The Titans and Bears hook up for a 6 O’clock game tonight at Cooper Field in Rifle. The game will be broadcast live on KMTS. The Roaring Fork Rams split a doubleheader with the Olathe Pirates yesterday. ...
    • Lady Demons WSL Champs
      Glenwood Springs-The Western Slope champion Glenwood Lady Demons put a bow on the regular season with last night’s 6 to 1 win over Delta. The hometown fans at Stubler Memorial Field also witnessed Coach Steve White’s 200th career win at the high school level. The Lady Demons now await the CHSAA tournament pairings this ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/02/2011)
      High School Baseball ————————- The Glenwood Demons will finally get to play a game today. The Demons will travel to Carbondale this afternoon for a 4 O’clock game against the Roaring Fork Rams. Today’s game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight at 7 on the radio. Soccer ——- There are three games on the schedule ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/26/2011)
      High School Soccer The Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Basalt 3 to nothing yesterday to improve to 11 and 1. Tonight, Glenwood plays Palisade at Mesa State at 7. Rifle visits Coal Ridge, Grand Valley welcomes Vail Mountain and Aspen travels to Roaring Fork. Baseball ———– Weather and field conditions permitting, three games will be played today. The Rifle ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/21/2011)
      High School Baseball The Basalt Longhorns were swept by the Cedaredge Bruins 11 to 6 and 5 to 1. The Coal Ridge / Rifle game was delayed once again due to weather and field conditions…no make up date has been announced yet. Basketball Cameron Horning is a sharpshooter. The 12 year old Glenwood Springs Middle Schooler won ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/20/2011)
      Baseball The Glenwood Demons were swept by the Palisade Bulldogs yesterday at Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, 11 to nothing and 3-zip. The game between Coal Ridge and Rifle was rained out yesterday and tonight’s makeup game has also been postponed due to poor field conditions. Soccer ——- The Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Palisade last night, 3 to nothing. Golf —— Led by Taylor ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/15/2011)
      Soccer In girl’s soccer, the Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Eagle Valley 8-zip. Rifle fell to Aspen 6-nothing….Basalt got past Battle Mountain 3 to 1 and Delta blanked Grand Valley 5-nil. Baseball The Glenwood Demons look to snap a five game losing streak when they host the Battle Mountain Huskies this afternoon at 2 and 4 O’clock. Both games will be ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/14/2011)
      In girl’s high school soccer, the Glenwood Lady Demons host Eagle Valley tonight at 6 O’clock. Two other games will be played at 4 including Aspen at Rifle and Delta at Grand Valley. In baseball, the Aspen Skiers visit Cedaredge today for a doubleheader. Tommorow afternoon at 2 and 4 O’clock, the Glenwood Demons will ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/13/2011)
      High School Baseball ————————— The Rifle Bears held off a late inning surge by the Rams to beat Roaring Fork, 11 to 10. Coal Ridge defeated Grand Valley 10 to 6 and Basalt beat Aspen 11 to 1.