KMTS Connections: Buddy Program Call for Volunteers

The Buddy Program, a youth mentoring program, is looking for volunteers to become Big Buddies and spend time with young people in the Aspen to Rifle area. Assistant Director, Brooke Bockelman and Community Outreach Manager Laura Seay say Big Buddies act as mentors and are trusted adults who can help youth develop and expand their … Read more

KMTS Connections: Sonlight Foursquare Church Fun Run/Walk for Water Wells for Africa

Brenda Quinty, a member of the Sonlight Foursquare Church congregation, talks about the upcoming 7th Annual Water Wells for Africa 5k Run/Walk fundraiser. The event is aimed at promoting rural African community development by providing sustainable water sources and reducing health risks associated with contaminated water. The proceeds of the race will go towards funding … Read more

KMTS Connections: Graham Mesa Elementary Art Auction

In this interview, Student Council President, Leah Gunderman, art teacher, Anne Hunter, and School Counselor, Kasey Nispel discuss the annual Graham Mesa art auction where students create art pieces to be auctioned off to raise funds for the school’s art program and new playground equipment, among other things. The art will be sold through professional … Read more

KMTS Connections: CLEER eBikeThere Program

Zuleika Pevec, the Clean Energy Program Manager at CLEER (Clean Energy Economy for the Region), talks about the eBikeThere Program where they are selling 40 eBikes for $150. This initiative encourages people to utilize electric bikes for short-distance travel rather than cars. To learn more about the CLEER eBike There promotion, you can visit their … Read more

KMTS Connections: Inclusion and Accessibility Summit

The Inclusion and Accessibility Summit is a virtual event to be held on Tuesday, April 11. The summit is intended to bring together leaders and advocates to discuss and promote inclusion and accessibility. The event will include a range of insights and experiences shared by those with disabilities, their caretakers, and healthcare providers. Anyone with … 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