FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/15/2011) Battlement Mesa–The chances of Battlement Mesa residents getting cancer
from oil and gas drilling are remote according to a state medical expert.
However, according to her research, Dr. Roxana Witter says measures
should be taken to reduce exposure to certain chemicals and pollutants.
Dr. Witter discussed some of her findings with county officials yesterday.
Garfield County–Garfield County commissioners unanimously approved
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/14/2011) Snowmass–A Snowmass ski patroller suffered head and spinal
injuries after reportedly crashing into a tree yesterday. The
patroller, who’s name has not been released was flown to a
Denver hospital in critical condition.
Basalt–Five people were injured in a head-on collision Saturday
night on Highway 82. A 13 year old boy suffered the worst
injuries in the ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/11/2011) Rifle–Garfield County’s economy is showing signs of steady growth in oil and gas, real estate, banking and small business. A number of local leaders expressed a sense of optimism during yesterday’s annual State of the Community luncheon put on by the Rifle Area
Chamber of Commerce.
Aspen–A Carbondale man suffered severe injuries earlier this week ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/10/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs 20-year comprehensive plan is nearly complete. The planning and zoning commission pored over the document yesterday that addressess several issues like growth, housing, tourism and
Denver–A lawsuit challenging the state’s oil and gas regulations was dropped by the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Officials ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/09/2011) Several Accidents triggered by slick roads and poor visibility from dense fog closed eastbound I-70 at mile marker 105 this morning.
Glenwood Springs–An angry Silt Mesa resident may sue over recent findings from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
that drilling is not contaminating her water well. Beth Strudley disputes ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/08/2011) Glenwood Springs–A semi-tractor trailer crashed last night near the Shoshone Power
plant and closed both directions of I-70 for over six hours. The driver suffered minor
injuries and was cited for driving too fast for the conditions.
Glenwood Springs–Energy company, Antero Resources agreed to remove
10 acre well spacing from it’s future drilling plans in western Garfield
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/04/2011) Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
is going to have some competition next year. Last night, the Glenwood
Springs City Council voted unanimously to put the 2012 tourism marketing
contract up for bid. The council decided to follow the direction of the
newly-formed tourism board.
Glenwood Springs—Western Slope Congressman Scott Tipton ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (02/03/2011) The Glenwood Springs, Burning Mountain and Rifle fire departments could one day consolidate services in the valley. The Glenwood Springs City Council will talk about taking part in a feasibility study during
tonight’s meeting. Tourism promotion and the community garden are also on the agenda. The ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (01/28/2011) IT’S STILL IN THE EARLY PLANNING STAGES, BUT TOWN OFFICIALS IN SILT ARE MOVING FORWARD WITH PLANS TO ONE DAY BUILD A NEW RETAIL CENTER THAT WILL INCLUDE A GROCERY STORE.
NATURAL GAS DRILLING MAY ONE DAY TAKE PLACE AT COAL RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL. ANTERO RESOURCES HAS COME TO A LEASE AGREEMENT ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (01/27/2011) BOB YOUNG, BIZ HALL OF FAME
ALPINE BANK FOUNDER BOB YOUNG WILL BE INDUCTED TONIGHT INTO THE COLORADO BUSINESS HALL OF FAME. YOUNG OPENED THE FIRST ALPINE BANK IN CARBONDALE IN 1973 AND SINCE THEN,
AT LEAST DOZEN MORE BRANCHES SPROUTED UP ACROSS THE WESTERN SLOPE. YOUNG SAYS HIS BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY IS CENTERED ...