Garfield County Manager Stepping Down Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Manager Andrew Gorgey is resigning. Gorgey, who was originally hired as the county attorney in June of 2011, wore both hats and juggled duties between the two busy offices for five months from January of 2012 to May of that year. He was named the full time county manager the next month ...
News PARACHUTE COUPLE IN CUSTODY FOR DEATH OF BABY GIRL
Parachute—She says she listened to her husband beat her month-old daughter to death but didn’t intervene. 41 year old Phyllis Wyatt and 29 year old Matthew Ogden of Parachute were arrested yesterday in Cass County, Minnesota for the death of Sarah Ogden. The baby girl was reportedly ...
COURT BATTLE OVER FED WATER RULES
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – More than a dozen states are challenging a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEHN’-juhm) says the “Waters of the U.S.” rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers ...
News RUEDI CAMPER BITTEN BY BEAR
ASPEN (AP) – Wildlife officials say an adult black bear scratched its way into a tent and bit a man on his forearm at a campground on the eastern end of Ruedi Reservoir near Aspen. The man, whose name has not been released, whacked the bear with his free arm to ...
News GARCO BOARD APPROVES INJECTION WELL
Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved plans for an injection well near Parachute. The Ursa-owned, 62-hundred foot deep, non-commercial well will be about a mile and a half west of Parachute. Company officials say there are no plans to build additional wells in the near future.
News UPPER ROARING FORK RIVER AT FLOOD STAGE
Basalt—Conditions have stabilized along the upper Roaring Fork River since Tuesday’s heavy rainstorm but people living near the river are being warned to be careful as the heat wave continues to rapidly melt snow from the high country. The Roaring Fork reached flood stage earlier this week. ...
News DEVELOPMENT FEES WAIVED FOR UNFINISHED RIFLE TOWNHOUSE PROJECT
Rifle—An unfinished townhouse development project will be completed thanks to the city council agreeing to extend fee reductions and building incentives. Developer Hal Holquist asked for the extension so his company could finish the other half of the 26-unit project at Willow Ranch.
GJ MAN CHARGED ...
Glenwood Canyon Rockslide UPDATE (4:20 PM): Interstate 70 Now Open Both Directions through Glenwood Canyon
I-70 is closed in both directions through the Glenwood Canyon due a rockslide that occured at approximately 8:20 this morning. Eastbound I-70 is closed at exit 116 (main Glenwood exit). Westbound I-70 is closed at exit 133 (Dotsero).
Some reports indicate at least seven – one ...
Trees down in Roaring Fork River’s Slaughterhouse Rapid
Pitkin County officials say trees have fallen in the Roaring Fork River’s Slaughterhouse Rapid, blocking most of the river approximately 1/4 mile below Cemetery Lane (aka Slaughterhouse Bridge) in the Entrance Exam rapid above the falls. Rafters and kayakers should use extreme caution in the area.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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