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      NEW REPORT SHOWS DRILLING INCREASES WASTEWATER CONTAMINATION CROSSROADS, N.M. (AP) – The U.S. oil and gas production boom of the past decade has an unwanted side effect: Millions of gallons of briny wastewater have spilled onto land and flowed into waterways, often doing severe damage. An Associated Press analysis of state and federal record finds some ...
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      GW COUNCIL MAY BAN SMOKING DOWNTOWN Glenwood Springs—Smoking in Glenwood Springs’ downtown commercial core may be banned soon. Last night the city council appeared to be reluctantly leaning in that direction.  The issue was brought before the council in response to a flood of complaints from citizens and business owners concerned about second hand smoke and ...
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      THOMPSON DIVIDE PROTEST Glenwood Springs—Plans to do exploratory drilling in a popular recreation area near the Thompson Divide drew several protestors yesterday.  About 40 concerned citizens staged a peaceful demonstration with signs showing solidarity for preserving the divide and protecting it’s natural resources.  Houston-based SG Interests owns valid leases to drill in the meadow that people ...
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      LLAMAS KILLED BY MOUNTAIN LIONS IN WESTERN COLORADO Grand Junction—Young, hungry mountain lions are on the prowl in Western Colorado and residents are being warned by wildlife officials to be cautious.  Three llamas were attacked by what is said to be a rare pack of juvenile mountain lions on the western slope.  Joe Lewandowski with Colorado ...
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      IRONBRIDGE LAWSUIT GLENWOOD SPRINGS— Homeowners at Ironbridge are waiting to see if a judge will uphold $14 million in awards related to defects in the construction of homes on sinking soils. Recently a jury awarded close $7 million to 20 homeowners at the subdivision, determining that the developer, a Lehman Brothers subsidiary, was responsible for damage. ...
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      SILT MAN INCOMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL FOR MURDER Glenwood Springs— Despite five months of intense mental health treatment, the Silt man accused of killing his father last December after a night of drinking and fighting is not competent to stand trial.  That’s the ruling from Garfield County District Judge James Boyd who based his decision on ...
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      SMOKE AND HAZE TO LINGER IN COLORADO Undated—We may not see Colorado’s clear, blue skies until October according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.  Smoke from the horrific wildfires in the the northwest that has created a persistent gray haze from Grand Junction to Fort Collins is expected to hang around until the ...
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      SMOKE FROM NW FIRES SPREADS, PROMPTS FRONT RANGE HEALTH WARNINGS Glenwood Springs—A health advisory has been expanded to the front range due to the smoke from the wildfires in the northwest.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says people with respiratory problems or a heart condition to remain indoors if the smoke gets heavy.  ...
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      . GREATER SAGE GROUSE GRANT AWARDED TO NEVADA Reno, Nevada—A 2 million dollar grant to keep the Greater Sage Grouse off the endangered or threatened species list has been awarded to Nevada by the Pentagon.  The money will help pay for habitat restoration under thousands of square miles of U.S. Navy training airspace.  Nevada Governor ...
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      RIFLE COUNCIL CANDIDATE’S FORUM TONIGHT Rifle—Seven candidates are vying for five open seats on the Rifle City Council.  Tonight, citizens will have the chance to learn more about those running for office and where they stand on various issues.  The candidates are Theresa Hamilton, Dana Wood, Annick Pruett, Aaron Flesch, Brent Buss, Joe Elliot and ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/01/2010)
      SOFTBALL __________ RIFLE BEAT GRAND VALLEY 15 TO 13. BASALT EDGED DELTA 6 TO 5. SOCCER ________ GLENWOOD LOST TO BATTLE MOUNTAIN 1 TO NOTHING. RIFLE DEFEATED GRAND VALLEY 4 TO 1. COAL RIDGE BLANKED ASPEN 2 – ZIP. BASALT BEAT ROARING FORK 5 TO 1. VOLLEYBALL ____________ GLENWOOD FELL TO PALISASDE 3 GAMES TO 1. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/30/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ____________________________ THE GLENWOOD LADY DEMONS HAVE A TOUGH HOME MATCH TONIGHT AGAINST THE PALISADE BULLDOGS AT 6:30. RIFLE WELCOMES ROARING FORK TO THE BEAR’S DEN TONIGHT AT 6. SOFTBALL __________ RIFLE PLAYS AT GRAND VALLEY AT 5 O’CLOCK. SOCCER ________ GLENWOOD TRAVELS TO EDWARDS FOR A CONFERENCE SHOWDOWN WITH BATTLE MOUNTAIN. THE GAME STARTS AT 6. ...
    • Glenwood Leaps Over Palisade in State Football Rankings
      PALISADE (9/23/10) — A pair of 50-yard runs by Glenwood quarterback Luke Jacob not only keyed the team’s 21-20 fourth-quarter comeback win at Palisade Friday, but also launched the Demons back into the top ten 3A state rankings. Since posting back-to-back undefeated regular seasons in 2007-2008, GSHS has lived in the state’s top ten, but a ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/29/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ______________________ GRAND VALLEY DEFEATED RIFLE 3 GAMES TO 1. COAL RIDGE GOT PAST THE STUBBORN LONGHORNS LAST NIGHT IN BASALT, 3 GAMES TO 2.
    • High School Sports Scores, Weekend Preview
      Glenwoods soccer team beat the Battle Mountain Huskies yesterday, the volleyball team also won, beating Steamboat Springs and probably around the same time, in the game you heard right here on KMTS, the Glenwood Demons beat the Palisade Bulldogs 21-20 at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction. It was a great day for Basalt Sports yesterday too ...
    • GLENWOOD EDGES 2nd RANKED PALISADE, 21-20
      GRAND JUNCTION (9/23/10) — A pair of 50-yard runs by Glenwood Springs quarterback Luke Jacob proved to be the difference in a stirring 21-20 fourth-quarter comeback win over the previously undefeated and second-ranked Palisade Bulldogs Thursday at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction. What is unusual about the plays by Jacob is the first one – on ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/22/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL GOLF ____________________ THE RIFLE BEARS TOOK THIRD PLACE OVERALL AT THE 4A REGIONAL TOURNAMENT IN MONTROSE. THE BEARS’ DANNY BARTELS SHOT A 77 AND QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT ALONG WITH TRISTON QUIGLEY. OTHER STATE QUALIFIERS AT THE 3-A LEVEL INCLUDE, MADISON BAILEY AND MICAH ENOVITZ FROM ROARING FORK AS WELL ...
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Ayala’s Pick Clinches Homecoming Win
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/17/10) — The sagacity of playing 5A Fruita Monument for Glenwood’s football homecoming was questioned before, but not once the game began, and after the team and cheerleaders had sung the victory fight song, Chris Ayala — whose 88-yard interception return halted a Wildcat drive in the fourth quarter that would have tied ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/17/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ______________________ GLENWOOD DEFEATED BATTLE MOUNTAIN 3 GAMES TO 1 LAST NIGHT TO IMPROVE TO 6 AND 0 ON THE SEASON. RIFLE EDGED HOTCHKISS 3 GAMES TO 2. ROARING FORK SWEPT ASPEN IN THREE. SOCCER ______ GLENWOOD BLANKED THE RIFLE BEARS YESTERDAY AT STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD, 5-ZIP. COAL RIDGE SHUTOUT ROARING FORK 3-NOTHING. SOFTBALL ________ RIFLE GOT PAST GRAND ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/16/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL GOLF ________________ THE TITAN INVITATIONAL IS BEING PLAYED TODAY AT LAKOTA CANYON GOLF CLUB. COAL RIDGE IS PLAYING HOST TO GLENWOOD SPRINGS, RIFLE AND ROARING FORK. SOCCER ______ GLENWOOD WELCOMES RIFLE TO STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD FOR A 4 O’CLOCK GAME. ROARING FORK TRAVELS TO COAL RIDGE. SOFTBALL ________ GRAND VALLEY PLAYS AT RIFLE TODAY AT 5. VOLLEYBALL __________ ROARING ...