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

Glenwood Chamber Issues and Answers Update

From the Glenwood Chamber: Anyone wanting to *watch* tonight’s Issues and Answers debate may do so using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83354812127… If you are not able to watch and would like to listen, the debate is currently live here: https://rdo.to/kmtsfm2 We will also rebroadcast the debate this evening on KMTS and a video recording will be … Read more

Homelessness Survey

Glenwood Springs—Today is the deadline to fill out a questionnaire about ending homelessness in the tri-county area. The Valley Alliance to End Homelessness is a regional group comprised of human service organizations from Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties. Under the leadership of Mindsprings Health Director Hans Lutgring, a strategic plan is being put together to … Read more

Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Will be Closed for Airfield Maintenance in May

The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport will be closed from May 10th through May 24th, for airfield pavement maintenance, which is part of the facility‚Äôs Federal Grant Assurance obligations. The work will focus on the taxiway and de-ice pad and is being done during a two-week offseason period to avoid impacts during the busy summer months. The … Read more

Issues and Answers Forum

Listen to speakers for and against Ballot Measure 2C, as well as candidates running for Garfield County Commissioner, House District 57, Senate District 8, Garfield County Treasurer, and Garfield County Clerk and Recorder. The 2022 Issues and Answers Forum is presented by the Glenwood Springs Chamber, Glenwood Springs Post Independent, and KMTS. Audio and video … Read more

Police Look for Driver That Left Scene of Accident

Police in Glenwood Springs are looking for a hit and run suspect. According to police reports a 50-year-old Glenwood Springs man was riding a bicycle when he was hit near 20th Street and Grand Avenue just before 10:00 Sunday night. The man was taken to Valley View Hospital with serious injuries. He was reportedly breathing … Read more

Flash Flooding on Highway 133 – Road Closed North of Redstone

Final update: All lanes of traffic reopened on Highway 133 around 11:00 Saturday night. UPDATE (10:00 PM): Alternating traffic at Mile 57 on highway 133. UPDATE (9:30 PM): Highway 133 remains closed about 5 miles north of Redstone (Mile Post 57) due to the earlier mudslide. There is no estimate on when the road will … Read more