Author Archives: Gabe Chenoweth

About Gabe Chenoweth

General Manager, KMTS-FM

Officer Involved Shooting on Interstate 70

8:05 update: Westbound I-70 open between Canyon Creek and New Castle. 6:50 update: Highway 6 is open just east of New Castle. 6:45 update: Earthbound I-70 is open. Westbound I-70 remains closed from Canyon Creek (exit 109) to New Castle … Continue reading

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Public Relations Campaign Aimed at Proposed Insurance Changes

DENVER (AP) – Two affiliated organizations with ties to hospitals and insurance companies have launched a six-figure public relations ad blitz against the creation of a “public” health insurance option in Colorado. The campaign began in December, well ahead of … Continue reading

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Scammers Get Over a Million by Posing as Construction Company

ERIE, Colo. (AP) – Officials in Colorado have reported the town of Erie fell victim to financial fraud after sending more than $1 million to scammers posing as the construction company that built a new bridge connecting town. The town … Continue reading

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Numerous Vehicle Break-Ins Reported

Following similar warnings from other law enforcement agencies, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents to be extra vigilant, following a number of vehicle break-ins over the last several weeks. Public Information Deputy, Walt Stowe, says while a … Continue reading

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Eagle County High School Student Missing

UPDATE: (8:00 PM) The missing student was located safe and alive. His name and picture have been removed to preserve his privacy. The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 15 year old [removed-student has been found], who was last … Continue reading

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New Drug Designed for Only One Patient

DENVER (AP) – A 9-year-old Boulder girl with a neurological disease is being treated with a one-of-a-kind drug designed specifically for her. It’s the first time the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for a single person, … Continue reading

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Fewer Closures, but Still Smoke from Middle Mamm, Roan Plateau Fires

  The Forest Service and BLM eased some of the closures around the Middle Mamm fire today as management of the fire transitioned to a local Type 4 Incident Management Team. Approximately 70 people will continue to patrol the fire … Continue reading

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Updated Middle Mamm Fire Closures

Even though the weather over the last few days has been a big help to firefighters on the Middle Mamm Fire, there are still several closures which remain in place, including some that may affect hunters with licenses for Game … Continue reading

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Pre-Evacuation Orders, More Closures Near Middle Mamm Fire

UPDATE: 10/10/19 8:13AM All pre-evacuation orders near the Middle Mamm Fire have been lifted. However, all BLM and USFS closures remain in effect. Also, local traffic only at the intersection of County Roads 319 (West Mamm Creek) and 322 (Shaeffer … Continue reading

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Private Drone Triggers Suspension of Middle Mamm Air Operations

Aircraft working on the Middle Mamm Fire were grounded for a time earlier today due to a private drone flying near the Fire Operation Area. Lynn Lockwood with the White River National Forest says retardant drops are critical today as … Continue reading

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