FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/07/2011) Glenwood Springs–Longtime Glenwood Springs Elementary School
Principal Sonya Hemmen has a lot of friends in the community but
no job. Following two hours of emotional testimony from parents,
teachers, students and community members last night, the school
board voted to not renew her contract for next year. Hemmen
remains on paid suspension for reasons ...
Resurfacing Project to Begin in Glenwood Canyon LOCAL RAFTING COMPANIES ARE GOING TO BE INCONVENIENCED AT THE START OF THE SEASON BECAUSE OF A MAJOR REPAVING PROJECT IN GLENWOOD CANYON. A FOUR-MILE STRETCH OF I-70 FROM THE HANGING LAKE TUNNEL TO THE GRIZZLY CREEK REST AREA IS GOING ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/04/2011) Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners unanimously approved
a 3 thousand dollar contribution to the Glenwood Springs High School
Mock Trial Team to help send them to next month’s national competition
Rifle–The city of Rifle is now one of two places on the Western Slope
to sell compressed natural gas. Brand new c-n-g pumps officially opened
up for business ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (04/01/2011) Glenwood Springs–Governor John Hickenlooper paid a visit
to Glenwood Springs yesterday to talk about his ideas to revive
Colorado’s economy. Hickenlooper is visiting all 64 counties
touting his so-called “Bottom Up” economic plan that calls
for problem solving at the local level with the state’s help.
Georgetown–I-70 will be closed in both directions next Tuesday
and more than likely ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/31/2011) Denver–Colorado’s future water needs, specifically, Denver’s
needs, are being discussed by a panel of experts today. Some
predict the metro area will need an additional 272 thousand
acre feet of water by 20-50, putting further demands on
western slope supplies.
Denver–Should the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Parks
Department merge to save money? Governor Hickenlooper
likes the idea. ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/30/2011) Silt–Over 7 thousand acres of public land in Garfield and Rio
Blanco counties will be up for bid this spring for oil and gas drilling.
The B-L-M auction takes place May 12th at the state office in
Silt–A Rifle man is behind bars after leading Silt police officers
on a chase this past Sunday afternoon. According to ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/29/2011) Glenwood Springs–Rebuilding the economy requires working from the
bottom up. That’s the gist of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s
plan that he’ll pitch this Thursday during a special luncheon with the
Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association at the Hotel Denver.
Glenwood Springs–The wailing sirens, beefed up security and blocked
streets caused quite a stir yesterday around noon. ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/25/2011) Carbondale–A candlelight vigil will be held tonight at Sopris Park in
Carbondale in honor of police officer Nino Santiago. Santiago committed
suicide four days ago. The community-wide vigil will begin at 7:30.
Glenwood Springs–In the Glenwood City council Ward 1 race, the
challenger is spending more on his campaign than the incumbent.
Ted Edmonds has spent ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/24/2011) Glenwood Springs–Roaring Fork Re-1 School District officials are
tryng to quell any rumors about who’ll be getting pink slips. The district
is dealing with 3.5 million dollars in budget cuts due to less
funding from the state. Some of the cuts are expected to come
from layoffs but no decisions have been made yet.
Aspen–Aspen High ...
FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/23/2011) Carbondale–Hearts are heavy in Carbondale over the apparent suicide of
police officer Nino Santiago. Santiago’s body was found
inside a car parked in front of Crystal River Elementary
School early Tuesday morning. Sheriff’s investigators
believe Santiago shot himself. The New York native was
raised in Puerto Rico and served 12 ...