BLM SUED BY O AND G INDUSTRY OVER METHANE RULES
Denver—The Bureau of Land Management’s rule dealing with venting and flaring of methane is being challenged in court by the oil and gas industry. The Western Energy Alliance and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPPA), filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to have the ...
- Officials Find no Evidence of Ratially-Motivated Display at Coal Ridge High School
Rumors of a racially-motivated display at Coal Ridge High School this week are so far unfounded, according to Garfield RE-2 Director of Districtwide Services, Theresa Hamilton.
The rumors began to spread on Facebook and were brought to KMTS’ attention Friday morning. Hamilton says an investigation by District officials and the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office was immediately begun. ...
HARVEY GAP ROAD REOPENS
Silt—At long last, after a nearly three month closure, Harvey Gap Road is fully repaired and reopened to traffic. The busy county road had to be closed August 13th when a section of it collapsed due to water flowing underneath. Garfield County Road and Bridge crews along with SGM Engineering and the ...
- 2016 Election Results
2016 Election Results from Garfield and Pitkin Counties (with Statewide Offices and Questions)
ELECTION DAY 2016
Glenwood Springs—Not long after the polls opened this morning, over two-thirds of the ballots sent out to Garfield County voters had been returned. About 30 thousand were mailed out last month and so far, Republican ballots outnumber Democrat ballots by about one thousand. Statewide, that margin is closer to 20 thousand. The intriguing ...
Glenwood Springs—Today is the last day to turn in your voter registration by mail, fax or e-mail if you want to a ballot delivered to your home. Everyone that applies after today will be notified to show up in person to a voter service or polling center. Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico ...
HALLOWEEN DUI ENFORCEMENT
Rifle—Halloween is three days away but the weekend leading up to it means a lot of costumed party-goers will be consuming a few spooky beverages. The Colorado State Patrol is warning everyone to drink responsibly and do not get behind the wheel. Additional troopers, officers and deputies will be on the road this ...
- 2016 Candidate Debates and Issues Forum
For those of you that would like to listen to these debates in their entirety…
Glenwood Springs Board of Realtors Garfield County Commissioner Candidates Debate on October 26, 2016:
On October 26, the three District Attorney Candidates participated in a KMTS Connections interview. This interview is a less formal, longer form conversation with the three candidates.
LOCAL BIKE THIEF PUT OUT OF BUSINESS
Aspen—If your expensive mountain bike was stolen in the last couple of years, there’s a chance it was swiped and sold on eBay by a Glenwood Springs man. According to reports from the Aspen Police Department, 31 year old Jose Sanchez is now behind bars for stealing pricey, name ...
8TH STREET BRIDGE REOPENS
Glenwood Springs—The wait is over for commuters. The 8th Street Bridge work is done and open once again. The reopening was delayed by a couple of days while work crews completed paving and some finishing touches. The bridge officially reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon at 4;15.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS MURDER-SUICIDE INVESTIGATED
Glenwood Springs—An apparent murder-suicide ...