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    • Local Fire Chief Appointed to State Position
      Colorado River Fire Rescue Chief Mike Morgan is moving up in the world of firefighting.  The former Rifle Fire Chief and longtime Garfield County resident has been selected as the next Director of the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control.  Morgan, who began his firefighting career in 1986, will be replacing current DFPC Director ...
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      DOLORES, Colo. (AP) – Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a large fish kill at McPhee Reservoir near Dolores. Fishermen discovered hundreds of dead trout, kokanee salmon and carp on Friday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife fish biologist Jim White says there can be natural fish kills in shallow bodies of water because of ...
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      THE HEAT WILL BE ON ST. PATTY’S DAY PARTIERS Undated—A DUI will cost you a lot of green this Saint Patrick’s Day weekend.  Nearly 90 law enforcement agencies across Colorado will be out looking for drunk or stoned drivers.  The annual St. Patty’s Day “Heat is On” DUI enforcement campaign begins tonight at 6 and continues ...
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      GW CANYON PROGRESS Glenwood Springs—Work crews have made sufficient enough progress repairing rock fall damage on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon that one lane is now open in each direction.  C-DOT officials say there may be instances where they have to return to the head-to-head configuration with a pace car but the goal is to keep both ...
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      WESTBOUND LANE THROUGH CANYON SET TO OPEN Glenwood Springs—The head to head configuration in Glenwood Canyon is coming to an end this afternoon around 4 O’clock.  Crews are looking to add one lane of I-70 on the westbound side while repair work from last month’s rockslide continues. GREAT NEED FOR NEW PSYCH HOSPITAL IN ...
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      SNOW CLOSES ASPEN SCHOOLS TODAY Aspen—The Aspen School District canceled classes today due to heavy snow, slick roads and limited visibility caused by fog.  A winter weather advisory is in effect today for the higher elevations.  A return to spring-like temperatures is expected Tuesday and the rest of the week. BLM SLASH PILES TO BE BURNED THIS ...
    • Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Dies at 94 – ABC News
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      NO BOND FOR CAR JACKERS WHO LED CHASE THROUGH GLENWOOD Glenwood Springs. (AP) – The man and woman who led several law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs after fleeing an armed robbery are being held in the Garfield County Jail on a no-bond hold. 35 year old Eugene ...
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      COLORADO’S ‘MAKE MY DAY’ LAW DOESN’T APPLY TO JAIL CELLS Denver—Colorado’s so-called “Make My Day” law allows a citizen to use deadly force when someone breaks into their home.  The law does not apply to prison inmates.  That clarification is being made in a bill that was approved today by House lawmakers.  The law has been ...
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      HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH GARFIELD COUNTY Glenwood Springs—A pair of carjackers led several law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase last night along I-70 that began in Mesa County and ended in Glenwood Springs.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the chase topped out at 110 miles an hour and despite two ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/07/2011)
      High School Baseball ————————– The Rifle Bears beat the visiting Glenwood Demons yesterday in a non-league game, 9 to 4. Rifle plays at Roaring Fork next Tuesday while Glenwood hosts the Delta Panthers this Saturday at 11 and 1.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/04/2011)
      Golf ____ The Glenwood Demons, Grand Valley Cardinals and Rifle Bears are competing today in the Grand Junction Invitational at the Bookcliff Country Club. Lacrosse ________ The Aspen Skiers take on the Summit Tigers in Breckenridge this afternoon at 4.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/29/2011)
      Soccer ——- The Glenwood Demons beat the Sailors yesterday 2 to 1 in Steamboat Springs to clinch the Western Slope Championship for the second year in a row. Baseball ———– Despite a brilliant, 11 strikeout performance by Cody Derby, the Glenwood Demons lost to the Middle Park Panthers yesterday in Granby, 4 to 2. The Demons dropped the second game ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/28/2011)
      Track and Field ______________ The Glenwood Lady Demons won the team title over the weekend at the Mickey Dunn Invitational in Grand Junction. On the boy’s side, Glenwood and Rifle tied for fourth overall. Percussion _________ The Glenwood Springs High School Percussion ensemble took first in their division and fourth place overall in Longmont at the Rocky Mountain competition. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/25/2011)
      High School Soccer The Glenwood Lady Demons dropped a 4 – 2 decision to Montrose last night at Stubler Memorial Field. The Rifle Lady Bears lost to Vail Mountian 6 to 2.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/24/2011)
      High School Baseball The Glenwood Demons got past Coal Ridge yesterday 8 to 7. Roaring Fork mercy-ruled Basalt, 12-2. Soccer ______ Roaring Fork beat Basalt, 3 to 1. Tonight, the Glenwood Lady Demons welcome Montrose at 6:30. Roaring Fork travels to Vail Christian, Vail Mountain comes to Rifle, Coal Ridge heads north to Rangely and ...
    • KMTS Baseball: GLENWOOD OPENS SEASON WITH COMEBACK WIN
      WEST GLENWOOD SPRINGS (3/23/11) — A “vulture” in baseball lingo is a relief pitcher who loses a lead for another pitcher, only to pick up the win for himself. That may be too harsh a term for Kevin Flohr, who blew a save in relief of Luke Jacob, because if it werent for ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/23/2011)
      High School Baseball After a long, weather-delayed wait, the Glenwood Demons will finally play their first game of the 2011 season this afternoon against the Coal Ridge Titans at 4 O’clock. The game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on KMTS-99.1. The Roaring Fork Rams and Basalt Longhorns will battle this afternoon ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/22/2011)
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    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/17/2011)
      Another local high school student/athlete will be competing at the collegiate level. Grand Valley Cardinal’s distance runner Brandi Krieg signed a letter of intent to compete for the University of Tulsa Hurricanes. She’ll be running for a state title this spring. The Glenwood Demons Track and Field team is putting on a spaghetti dinner ...