From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, December 12th BETTER WILDLIFE MAPPING PROPOSED FOR WESTERN U.S. RENO, Nev. (AP) – Governors in 16 states today unveil a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West. Leaders of the Western Governors’ Association at their annual winter meeting in Las Vegas say they want to make it easier to chart ...
    • News, December 11th SAGE GROUSE DISPUTE GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – The agency that will decide whether the greater sage-grouse receives protection under the Endangered Species Act says a Bureau of Land Management proposal for protecting them in northwest Colorado falls short. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offered its opinion based on letters from the public commenting on the ...
    • Library Looking for Your Story Library Looking for Your Story The Carbondale Branch Library is collecting stories of early settlers from the Carbondale area. This collection will be a valuable source of information for people researching their family history, and those seeking to know about the people who have lived in the Crystal River and Roaring Fork valley areas. This is ...
    • Book a Librarian Book a Librarian Need help with technology, job applications or research?  The Book a Librarian free community program at the Carbondale Branch Library allows you to sign up for an half-hour session with a librarian or expert volunteer who will help you with E-readers, smart phones, basic computer skills, research questions and more.  For more information, ...
    • Statewide Whooping Cough Epidemic Strikes Close to Home Statewide Whooping Cough Epidemic Strikes Close to Home (Aspen, CO) Although no cases of pertussis (“whooping cough”) have yet been diagnosed in Pitkin County in 2013, the highly contagious disease is spreading and has been found as close as neighboring Garfield County. Local public health officials are urging people who have contact with children, especially under ...
    • New Year’s Garfield County Libraries Closure New Year’s Garfield County Libraries Closure The following is a public service announcement from Garfield County Libraries. If you have any questions, please contact Maura Masters, public relations assistant, 970-963-2889 or mmasters@gcpld.org.  Thank you!   New Year’s Library Closure All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will close early on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 5 p.m. and remain ...
    • News, December 10th COLORADO FLU/WHOOPING COUGH CASES ON THE RISE Undated—More people in Colorado have been coming down with the flu or whooping cough lately.  State health officials say more cases have been confirmed with both diseases.  As of November 16th, about 12-hundred cases of  Whooping Cough, or Pertussis, were confirmed.  There were only 411 reported in all of ...
    • News, December 9th BRITISH MURDERER LEAVING GARCO JAIL FOR ENGLAND Glenwood Springs—-The British man who killed his wife and dumped her body in a remote part of Garfield County 16  years ago may end up serving the remainder of his prison term in England.  49 year old Marcus Bebb-Jones is asking to be transferred to his homeland according to ...
    • Don’t Wine, Dine and Drive This Holiday Party Season The Colorado Department of Transportation Don’t Wine, Dine and Drive This Holiday Party Season  Coloradans urged to celebrate responsibly STATEWIDE — As sleigh bells start ringing and holiday celebrations begin throughout Colorado, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is once again teaming up with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and law enforcement agencies across the state to boost DUI enforcement. ...
    • Winter Weather Advisory issued December 08 at 9:42PM MST until December 09 at 6:00AM MST by NWS Winter Weather Advisory issued December 08 at 9:42PM MST until December 09 at 6:00AM MST by NWS

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