From the KMTS News Room:

    • No Fourth of July Fireworks in Glenwood Acting Fire Chief Gary Tillotson referenced a fire yesterday in Carbondale when he gave his recommendation to Glenwood Springs City Council not to proceed with it’s annual fireworks display. He indicated that he didn’t think seting off the public fireworks display would be a good idea, even from an alternate ...
    • Electrical Sparks Start Fire in Carbondale Residents in Carbondale got a scare just before 2 o\’clock Thursday afternoon when a wildfire was ignited about a half mile from Colorado Rocky Mountain School. Jennifer Kelly of the Garfield County Sheriff\’s Office says the fire was apparently started by sparks from a power line that was hit by a truck. ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 21ST Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council will consider canceling this year’s 4th of July fireworks show due to extreme fire danger. More towns and cities across the state are calling off shows. The council is also expected to approve an ordinance allowing residents to raise chickens in their backyards. ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 20TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners are demanding to be heard before the federal government imposes rules to protect the Greater Sage Grouse. The board unanimously passed a resoultion asking to be coordinating agency in the process rather than a cooperating or participating agency with the Bureau of Land Management. Commissioners ...
    • EXTREME FIRE DANGER IN WRNF Glenwood Springs–No more campfires of any kind will be allowed within the White River National Forest. Forest Service Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams is calling for a Stage 2 ban effective Friday, June 22nd. Fitzwilliams says moisture content in trees and soil above 8 thousand feet is at historic lows ranging from 5 to 10 percent. Typically for this time ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 19TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners unanimously approved a new set of regulations for medical marijuana grow operations. Despite objections from a number of medical weed proponents, including business owners, the board voted to keep in a one thousand foot buffer zone between medical weed operations and churches, schools and public buildings. The ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 18TH Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario reminded the Board of Commissioners this morning that he is not going to prohibit the sale of personal fireworks but he is warning people to keep them in the box fo the next few months due to the dangerously high fire danger. Basalt–Former Basalt High School PE Teacher and girl’s ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 14TH Glenwood Springs–Personal fireworks on private property will not be banned for the Fourth of July in Garfield County but Sheriff Lou Vallario and local fire chiefs are pleading with the public to keep them in the box this summer because of the fire danger. Vallario says moisture levels in and around the county ...
    • NEWS, JUNE 13TH Fort Collins–The High Park Fire west of Fort Collins has now grown to nearly 48 thousand acres. One woman has died in the fire and about 100 structures have been destroyed. Several firefighters from the Roaring Fork Valley are among the 800 who are currently on the scene. Officials ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 11TH DENVER (AP) – Mark Trumbo hit a pair of three-run homers to set a career high with six RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 Sunday for their ninth consecutive victory on the road. Torii Hunter added a two-run homer and scored three times to help Los Angeles complete a three-game sweep. The ...

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