From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS, JULY 19TH Glenwood Springs–Campers in the White River National Forest can once again roast marshmallows and hot dogs around a campfire. Forest Service Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams lifted the Stage 2 fire ban. Officials with the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit say moisture levels in the backcountry have increased enough in the last couple of weeks ...
    • NEWS, JULY 18TH Glenwood Springs–Commissioners in Garfield, Moffat and Rio Blanco counties are urging the Bureau of Land Management to adopt a plan to protect the Greater Sage Grouse. Several officials endorsing the Parachute-Piceance-Roan plan say it will protect the bird without severe restrictions on growth and development. Glenwood Springs–Opening arguments are expected to begin tomorrow in the ...
    • NEWS, JULY 16TH Glenwood Springs–Both lanes of westbound I-70 were closed between the main Glenwood Springs on-ramp (116) and the West Glenwood Springs off-ramp (114) due to an accident between a semi and a sedan. The truck, carrying a load of bottled water, rolled onto the car around 2 o’clock Monday afternoon. According to Glenwood Springs Police Chief ...
    • Friday Air Show Cancelled; Saturday Still On Due to weather concerns at the Garfield County Airport, officials have decided to cancel the remaining events tonight.  However, the Saturday lineup is expected to happen as scheduled. Airport Manager Brian Connie says they are working to reschedule events from tonight’s show after tomorrow’s regular events. We’ll update this article as we receive additional information.
    • NEWS, JULY 13TH GLENDALE, Colo. (AP) – Nearly a year after the nation’s deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Rocky Ford cantaloupes are back in supermarkets. Farmers are going on the offensive to restore the fruit’s reputation a year after melons from one of the area’s farms caused a nationwide listeria ...
    • NEWS, JULY 12TH MAYBELL, Colo. (AP) – Crews in northwestern Colorado are fighting several lightning-sparked fires, but none have prompted evacuations. The Cedar Knob fire has burned nearly 1,200 acres on private land near Maybell in Moffat County. It was 25 percent contained yesterday. And an 8-acre fire in the Cold Springs area near ...
    • NEWS, JULY 11TH Glenwood Springs–The No Name man who nearly strangled his estranged wife to death last summer plead guilty to a menacing charge in exchange for having a charge of attempted first degree murder dropped. Daniel Carden could get up to six years in prison when he’s sentenced August 28th. Grand Junction–Evacuation orders have been lifted for ...
    • NEWS, JULY 9TH ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Officials from the U.S. Forest Service are meeting with local authorities today to discuss fire bans in western Colorado. Forest officials, local sheriffs and fire chiefs will review moisture content in trees and soils before considering any easing of the bans. Gov. John Hickenlooper yesterday said ...
    • NEWS, JULY 6TH Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council approved an ordinance on it’s first reading, allowing chicken coops in backyards. Carbondale–Lightning sparked three small wildfires in the Missouri Heights area yesterday. Firefighters from Carbondale, Glenwood Springs and Basalt were able to snuff them out in short order. Officials say with the conditions as dry as they ...
    • NEWS, JULY 5TH Glenwood Springs–Authorities believe the body they found Wednesday afternoon in the Colorado River is that of the Glenwood Springs boy who drowned last Sunday evening. A passing motorist along I-70 reportedly discovered the body near mile marker 108 just west of New Castle. Officials say the body matches the description of 12 year Richard ...

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