Heavy Rain Causes Mudslides and Road Closures

Update (7/30 5:30 PM): Highway 133 is closed in both directions again north of Redstone from mile markers 54 to 58 due to mudslides. There is not estimate for when the road will reopen. Update (7/30 2:30 PM): Glenwood Canyon is expected to remain closed at least through the weekend. Update (7/30 7:00 AM): Cottonwood … Read more

Casa Bonita Might be Bought by “South Park” Creators

Restaurants across the country have of course faced unprecedented hardships over the last year and a half during the COVID-19 pandemic, and sadly, many have not survived. However, the restaurant that is arguably the most iconic one in the entire state, may have been thrown a lifeline from a surprising but somewhat logical source. Casa … Read more

Former Colorado Governor Dies

DENVER (AP) – Former Colorado Gov. Richard “Dick” Lamm, who successfully fought to stop the 1976 Winter Olympics from being held in Colorado even though they had been awarded to the state, has died. He was 85. His wife said in a statement Friday that Lamm passed away late Thursday following complications from a pulmonary … Read more

Small Fire in Glenwood Springs

Firefighters made quick work of a fire on Red Mountain above Yampah Mountain High School in Glenwood Springs this afternoon. The Glenwood Springs Fire Department shared on their official Facebook page that the fire was caused by lightning. Here are some pictures from KMTS staff and area residents.

Lost Dog in No Name

Lost dog in No Name, last night (7/26) around midnight. His name is Sasquatch, he is a nine year old Chihuahua, with 6 toes. If you have seen him or have any information, please call Anastasia at 970-403-7547

Lost Pet In New Castle

Lost: A Fancy Green Cheek Conure Her name is: “Maui” She was last seen on Monday (7/26) around 7pm in the Riverbend neighborhood in New castle. She is super friendly, but probably scared right now. If you have any information or may have seen her please call Sommer Larson at 970-930-7409.

I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon Opens Early

Due to a favorable weather forecast, CDOT has decided to open Glenwood Canyon about an hour earlier then originally planned. Keep in mind that there are several sections of I-70 East & West bound, that will have reduced speeds, and still be down to one lane with crews working on the pervious debris flow clean … Read more

Highway 133 is closed in both directions due to a Rockslide

Update:  At 6:45AM this morning Sunday (7/25) crews were able to open Hwy 133 at MM50. The single lane closure at MM53 is still in place from the mudslide on Thursday. Please Drive Carefully.   Hwy 133 is closed in both directions between Redstone and McClure pass at MM50 due to a rock slide. There … Read more

I-70 is Open in Both Directions Through Glenwood Canyon

CDOT crews have opened eastbound I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. Traffic can now utilize I-70 in both directions through Glenwood Canyon for the first time in over 48 hours. A reminder CDOT will close the canyon for safety if a flash flood warning is issued by the national weather service. Currently the Glenwood Canyon area is … Read more

Westbound I-70 Open Through Glenwood Canyon

As of 4:30AM Saturday(7/24) morning CDOT was able to open the Westbound lanes of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. Eastbound will remain closed for an undetermined amount of time, as Engineers and crews survey and determine the status of the structure under the eastbound lanes. 3 drainages were impacted by the rain storms on Thursday afternoon.  … Read more