From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, November 20th COLORADO/LOCAL UNEMPLOYMENT Glenwood Springs–A few more people in Colorado found jobs last month. According to the latest report from the state labor department, October’s jobless figure improved 1/10th of a percentage point from September to 7.9%. In the tri-county area of Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle, the job market weakened. In Garfield County, unemployment jumped ...
    • News, November 19th DENVER (AP) – The Bureau of Land Management is delaying the sale of oil and gas leases in a crucial watershed for metro Denver. The Denver Post reports that the BLM Friday delayed the sale of six leases in South Park, citing water resources, state parks, and visual factors among concerns that need further analysis. ...
    • News, November 16th GW COUNCIL DISCUSSES AESTHETICS FOR NEW BRIDGES Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs is getting two new bridges; one for vehicles and one for pedestrians. The Glenwood Springs City Council held a workshop with local C-DOT engineers to talk about materials that should be used and designs to make both bridges as attractive and pedestrian friendly as possible. ...
    • News, November 15th LAND BUYOUT REJECTED BY OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY Glenwood Springs–An offer of 50 million dollars to buy over 200 thousand acres in the Thompson Divide has been turned down by oil and gas companies Encana and S-G Interests. The Thompson Divide Coalition came up with the offer in hopes of preventing future oil and gas ...
    • News, November 14th STATE COMMISSION CONSIDERS SETBACK RULES, GROUNDWATER TESTING Undated–A standing-room-only crowd packed a hearing room in Denver today to lobby for tougher setback rules and groundwater testing for the oil and gas industry. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is considering how far drilling operations should be from homes, schools and other buildings in rural ...
    • News, November 13th COLORADO SEX OFFENDERS SOUGHT Undated–Sex offenders in Colorado are being sought in a statewide sweep. The U.S. Marshals Service is conducting “Operation Shepherd” which began at dawn last Friday. So far, 16 sex offenders have been arrested for various charges including failing to register, child porn and sexual assault. Three dozen law enforcement ...
    • News, November 12th ASPEN (AP) – A Pitkin County grant review committee is recommending giving just $500 this year to a rehabilitation center that cares for local orphaned black bears. A Silt-based wildlife foundation asked for $5,000. Pitkin County commissioners will meet Tuesday to review the grant committee’s recommendations. Officials say the cubs were orphaned by euthanization of ...
    • News, November 9th Glenwood Springs–Closing off Four Mile Road to industrial truck traffic isn’t enough according to a local conservation group. Members of the Thompson Divide Coalition are urging the Glenwood Springs City Council and the Garfield County Board of Commissioners to adopt a formal resolution opposing drilling of any kind in the area. Coalition members ...
    • News, November 8th Carbondale–KEEP YOUR HOMES AND CARS LOCKED UP IN CARBONDALE. THAT’S THE WARNING FROM POLICE AS THEY LOOK FOR A COUPLE OF THIEVES WHO’VE BEEN ON A TEAR LATELY, BREAKING INTO FIVE VEHICLES AND THREE HOMES AND STEALING WHATEVER THEY CAN GET THEIR HANDS ON. ACCORDING TO POLICE REPORTS, THE CRIME SPREE BEGAN ON MONDAY WHEN A CAR WAS STOLEN FROM THE ...
    • Garfield County Unofficial Final Vote Totals Martin, Samson reelected. District Attorney still undecided.

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