• News, October 8th
    Rifle–The Highway 13 Fire north of Rifle has burned about a thousand acres since last Wednesday. Firefighting crews decided to let it burn on the east side of the Hogback due to the remote location and the difficulty accessing the area. Authorities are certain the fire was human caused. Glenwood Springs–Garfield County has agreed ...
  • News, October 4th
    Rifle–The wildfire north of Rifle has grown since yesterday to over 500 acres. Officials say the fire broke out early yesterday afternoon near Highway 13 and was human-caused. Winds gusting to 40 miles an hour fanned the flames and sent the fire in an easterly direction to the Hogback. David Boyd with the ...
  • News, October 3rd
    Boulder–An extensive, scientific study on the effects of oil and gas drilling is going to be done by a team of researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. CU won a five-year, 12 million dollar federal grant to conduct the study that will focus on natural gas development and the protection of air and water. ...
  • News, October 2nd
    Rifle–Tonight is the first big pre-election forum for local voters. The Rifle Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates and issues forum at city hall beginning at 6 o’clock. The forum will give voters a chance to learn more about candidates running for various offices including Garfield County Commissioner Districts 2 and 3 ...
  • News, October 1st
    ROMNEY-DEBATE PREVIEW Hours of preparation for Romney ahead of debate DENVER, Colo. (AP) — If Mitt Romney stumbles during Wednesday’s presidential debate, it won’t be for a lack of preparation. The Republican presidential nominee has spent at least eight days over the past month getting ready for the three debates against President Barack Obama. The reasons are clear: The ...
  • KMTS FOOTBALL: Tribble Sparks Second-Half Surge as Glenwood Rolls Delta 41-20
    DELTA (9/28/12) – Auston Tribble did his kickoff return thing for the third time this season, Henry Hill, in his words began “running downhill” in the second half, and an interception that wasn’t turned a tight, playoff-style game into a 41-20 Glenwood Springs runaway as the Demons handed Delta its first league loss. With the first ...
  • News, September 28th
    New Castle– The 257-acre Middle Elk wildfire that grew from an abandoned campfire north of New Castle is 30 percent contained. Fire officials say the fire is smoldering in mixed conifer and aspen stands in an area where some trees have been killed by beetles. The popular Meadow Lake campground was evacuated after the fire ...
  • News, September 27th
    Glenwood Springs–The traffic delays at the Midland Avenue culvert project will be a little longer today as crews enter a critical phase of the job. Officials say the normal 4 to 5 minute delays at the temporary stoplight could be closer to 7 to 10 minutes. New Castle–The historic agreement to merge the Rifle and ...
  • News, September 26th
    Rifle–The man who shot a Rifle police officer nearly two years ago is going to prison for a long time. 55 year old Phillip Amonette was sentenced yesterday in Garfield County District Court to 29 years in prison for shooting Officer Garrett Duncan on the night of October 22nd, 2010 in front of the ...
  • News, September 25th
    GYPSUM, Colo. (AP) – The Eagle County coroner has identified the body of a woman found in the Eagle River as 40-year-old Stephanie Brantley of Gypsum. Coroner Kara Bettis said yesterday that Brantley died of a gunshot wound to the chest. The case is under investigation. A fisherman discovered Brantley’s body on Friday behind the ...