FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM…. (05/18/2011) Glenwood Springs–The 27th street bridge is open. Crews finished
installing the bridge section of the Atkinson Canal Rivertrail
three days ahead of schedule. The bridge reopened to traffic
around 10:15 this morning.
Parachute–Third District Congressman Scott Tipton has been in Garfield
County the last couple of days touting his all inclusive approach ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/17/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners
extended a moratorium on medical marijuana operations until
June 30th of next year.
Glenwood Springs–A group home for recovering drug addicts and
alcoholics can no longer operate in the Elk Springs subdivision
according to the Garfield County Board of Commissioners. The
board voted to deny a zoning amendment for the Sober House.
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/13/2011) Glenwood Springs–The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority
is in line to receive over 24 million dollars in
federal transportation funding for the VelociRAFTA project.
Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet are pressing
the Obama Administration to release the money as soon as
possible so the work can begin.
Silt–Thursday’s oil and gas lease sale brought in over 540
thousand dollars for a ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/12/2011) Garfield County–Garfield County youngsters are showing great improvement
in reading. According to test results from the Colorado Department of
Education, CSAP reading scores for third graders were significantly higher in
both the Roaring Fork Re-1 and Garfield Re-2 school districts.
Glenwood Springs–Garfield County commissioners agreed to endorse a
letter to help the health department secure a federal air ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (5/11/2011) Battlement Mesa–Two Colorado State Patrol vehicles and one Garfield
County Sheriff’s office vehicle were vandalized earlier this week in the
Battlement Mesa area. Authorities say the tires were slashed. Four
other private vehicles were also damaged.
Glenwood Springs / Rifle–The Garfield County Sheriff’s office reports
that a sexually violent predator who registered as homeless has been
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/06/2011) Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs Fire Chief Mike Piper has resigned.
After 12 years on the job, Piper says recent valley-wide efforts to
consolidate emergency services and fire districts created
dissension and disagreement and it was time to step down.
Glenwood Springs–It’s only 987 dollars but at least it’s an
improvement for the city of Glenwood Springs. That’s ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/05/2011) Glenwood Springs–Over seven years in the making, The White River
National Forest Travel Management Plan was finally released to
the public yesterday. The plan calls for closing or decomissioning
over 12-hundred miles of trails and roads to motorized vehicles.
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council will discuss
medical marijuana dispensary licensing during a 5 O’clock work session
Construction Allowed to Continue in Greeley GREELEY, Colo. (AP) – Federal wildlife officials say Greeley can resume construction work along the banks of the Cache la Poudre River where great blue herons were nesting before the heavy equipment rolled in. Two weeks ago, work on an irrigation canal was halted after about 30 birds that had been nesting in trees took ...
Snowpack: So Far, So Good Steamboat Springs–Record snowpack and moisture
levels are being reported in Colorado’s northern mountains. Officials say the snow in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat Springs is over 16 feet deep. The southern part of the state however is suffering where the snowpack is only 72 percent of average.
EnCana Energy Expo Today in Rifle Rifle–The 9th annual Encana Energy Expo is underway at the Garfield County Fairgrounds Indoor arena in Rifle. Over 80 exhibitors are on hand today for the free event.