From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, April 17th   COLORADO RIVER NAMED ‘MOST ENDANGERED’ LAS VEGAS (AP) – An advocacy group is calling the Colorado River the nation’s most endangered waterway. An annual American Rivers report being released today doesn’t call pollution the problem. It instead cites drought and demand. The federal Bureau of Reclamation said the same thing last December. The Colorado River ...
    • News, April 16th   BOSTON TRAGEDY, COLORADO CONNECTION BOULDER (AP) – Colorado runners were among those who witnessed the exploding bombs at the Boston Marathon.  Over 500 people from the state registered for the race, including about 100 from in and around the running mecca of Boulder.Mark Bockmann of Boulder says he believes he missed the explosions because he ...
    • News, April 15th THREE PEOPLE KILLED IN SUNDAY GW CANYON ACCIDENT Glenwood Springs–Three people were killed early Sunday morning, including two teenagers from the Roaring Fork Valley in a head-on collision between a car and a semi in Glenwood Canyon. The victims were identified as the 17 year old driver, Brianda Zavala of Glenwood Springs, 16 year old ...
    • News, April 12th NEW GLENWOOD MAYOR CHOSEN Glenwood Springs–Leo McKinney is no longer the Mayor-Pro Tem of Glenwood Springs. Last night, McKinney was handed the gavel and traded seats with Matt Steckler after a 4 to 3 council vote. Ted Edmonds was elected Mayor Pro Tem after being nominated by Todd Leahy. McKinney says he appreciates ...
    • News, April 11th   ACCESS CONTROL PLAN ON GW COUNCIL AGENDA TONIGHT Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council will once again tackle the controversial Access Control Plan at tonight’s meeting.  The council is expected to vote on an intergovernmental agreement.  The meeting begins at 7. ASPEN STILL DIGGING FOR GEOTHERMAL ENERGY Aspen—The city of Aspen isn’t giving up the search for geothermal ...
    • News, April 10th            WHOOPING COUGH SHOWING UP IN GARFIELD COUNTY KIDS   Glenwood Springs—In December, state health officials declared it an epidemic but no cases had been reported in Garfield County.  Now, four cases of Pertussis, also known as whooping cough have been confirmed by Garfield County Public Health.  Young children and infants are most vulnerable to whooping cough ...
    • News, April 9th   BLM SUSPENDS THOMPSON DIVIDE LEASES   SILT (AP) – The Bureau of Land Management has granted requests from two companies to suspend their oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide, disappointing environmentalists who had hoped the BLM would let the leases expire. The suspension pauses the 10-year deadline that SG Interests and Ursa Resources Group have ...
    • Glenwood Voters Return Bershenyi, Approve Land Sale Stephen Bershenyi eeked out a victory to win a second term as the at-large member of Glenwood Springs City Council last night.  He beat challenger and former City Councilman Lyle Beattie by only 27 votes.  Bershenyi said the close vote was humbling for him and he believes it’s reason to listen to Beattie’s ideas in order to achieve consensus ...
    • Colorado Officials: Texas, Colorado Killings Probably not Connected KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says a district attorney and his wife were found dead with gunshot wounds Saturday night. Kaufman County Sheriff David Byrnes told reporters Sunday that authorities found the bodies of Mike McLelland and his wife at their home. Authorities have given no motive for the attack just outside the town ...
    • News, March 28th   COLORADO BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS   DENVER (AP) – Next year’s budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings. The budget passed Thursday on a 19-15 vote. All Republicans voted no. Republicans say budget spending is growing faster than the state ...

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