Spring Creek Fire Active This Afternoon

The Spring Creek Fire, which started Saturday, and was reported as 212 acres and 20 percent contained this morning, saw significant growth this afternoon, fueled by dry vegetation and strong winds. A column of smoke could be seen from as far away as Aspen. The Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit said as of … Read more

Fire Crews Fighting Wildfire Near Parachute

Firefighters from throughout the area are fighting a wildfire southwest of Parachute near Garfield County Road 306 (Spring Creek Road.) Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says the size is estimated to be less than 200 acres. Some well pads in the area were evacuated, but no structures are currently threatened. Single Engine … Read more

KMTS Connections: Rifle Police Foundation

In this interview, former Rifle Police Chief, Daryl Meisner and current Chief, Debra Funston discuss the work of the Rifle Police Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports the Rifle Police Department. The foundation provides resources and assistance to the department, such as equipment and training, to improve public safety in the community. Meisner and Funston … Read more