From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, March 14th GLENWOOD SPRINGS ELECTION FORUM TONIGHT Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs’ municipal election is less than three weeks away. The At Large council seat currently held by Stephen Bershenyi is the only contested race. Former Glenwood Springs Mayor and Councilman Lyle Beattie is challenging Bershenyi. The 89 year old retired business owner will debate the issues ...
    • News, March 13th   PSYCHICS TRYING TO FIND MISSING SKIER Aspen—Psychics have now joined the effort to find Jeff Walker.  The 55 year old Aspen man and avid skier has been missing since heading out for his daily outing at the Highlands last Thursday.  A large scale, community-wide search effort has been going on since last Saturday using ski patrollers, ...
    • News, March 12th   PARACHUTE OFFICIALS NERVOUS ABOUT LEASE MONEY   Parachute—Officials in the town of Parachute are worried they may have to fork over a large amount of money to the federal government because of a change in plans for drilling on the Roan Plateau.  According Town Administrator Bob Knight, if the Bureau of Land Management decides to redact the ...
    • News, March 11th   SEARCH FOR ASPEN MAN CONTINUES AT HIGHLANDS   Aspen—The search for a missing local skier resumed this morning at Aspen Highlands. Jeff Walker was reported overdue by concerned friends this past Saturday.  The well known wine connoisseur had his ski pass scanned last Thursday around noon.  On Saturday several friends began to worry when they found some ...
    • News, March 8th DECLINING BIGHORN SHEEP IN MAROON BELLS-SNOWMASS ASPEN (AP) – The population of Colorado’s bighorn sheep herds in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness has plummeted over the past 15 years and wildlife officials want to know why. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division captured 10 bighorn rams last week and outfitted them with tracking collars. Officials are ...
    • News, March 7th GLENWOOD/HWY 82 ACCESS CONTROL PLAN HEARING Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council is hoping for a more civil, constructive discussion tonight on the controversial Access Control Plan for the city and Highway 82. Tonight’s council meeting begins at 7 with the public hearing on the plan scheduled for 7:35. The last big discussion turned ...
    • News, March 6th TIPTON GRILLS AG SECRETARY ON SKI AREA WATER RIGHTS Washington, D.C.–Uncle Sam should leave ski resorts’ privately held and paid for water rights alone. So says Western Slope Congressman Scott Tipton who grilled Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week over the federal government’s attempts to take control of water rights by requiring ski areas to ...
    • News, March 5th HUGE PILEUP SHUTS DOWN I-70 IN SUMMIT COUNTY Summit County–Remarkably, no one was seriously hurt in yesterday’s massive, vehicle pileup involving over 50 vehicles on I-70 in Summit County. According to the Colorado State Patrol, heavy snow, icy roads and high winds led to two separate chain reaction smash ups. The first one, involving 25 ...
    • News, March 4th DENVER (AP) – Two Colorado Senate committees are starting work today on a package of Democratic gun-control measures that already have cleared the House. Those include limits on ammunition magazines and expanded background checks to include private sales and online purchases. DENVER (AP) – The Jackson County coroner has identified the victim of an avalanche over ...
    • News, March 1st GARCO COMMISSIONER ANGRY OVER PITCO DRILLING MEETING IN CARBONDALE Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky says Pitkin County’s move to host an anti-Thompson Divide drilling hearing at Carbondale Town Hall was arrogant and disrespectful. He says for another county to organize a major meeting in someone else’s jurisdiction is wrong. About 500 people turned ...

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