From the KMTS News Room:

    • Front Range Bear Problems Black bears are on the move in cities and towns along Colorado’s Front Range and local activists say improperly stored household garbage contributes to the problem. Authorities have killed some three dozen bears causing problems in Colorado this year. Although no bears have been removed or killed in Boulder yet, there’s plenty of bear activity in ...
    • Endangered Mouse Biologists are surveying the foothills along the front range for a threatened species of mouse that’s emerged as a source of frustration for ranchers and the real estate industry. A recent search turned up no Preble’s meadow jumping mice at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge outside of Denver, but additional searches will continue through the ...
    • Longmont Wal-Mart Shooting Authorities in Longmont are searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot early yesterday. Longmont police say that 34-year-old Joseph Keith Anderson is wanted on charges of second-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a previous offender. Further details including Anderson’s alleged motive were not disclosed. Authorities received a ...
    • Business In Politics The American Legislative Exchange Council wrapped up its annual meeting in Denver on Friday, and activists say they’ll keep watching as the group’s agenda unfolds in coming months. The national organization, funded by more than 300 corporations and conservative foundations, brings lawmakers and campaign contributors together to review so-called model legislation to be introduced in multiple ...
    • Utah Man Guilty of Killing GJ Woman A man accused of cutting up the body of a Colorado woman and hiding her remains in a suitcase after she overdosed on drugs in Utah has pleaded guilty to charges in the case. 50-year-old Raymond Cordova, of Grand Junction pleaded guilty in Utah this week to desecrating human remains and obstructing justice. Cordova is scheduled to ...
    • National Park Funding Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks. Zinke made the announcement Saturday at Rocky Mountain National Park, joined by Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner. The funding would go to 42 parks in 29 states. The Interior Department says in a release that Congress has provided $20 million, ...
    • Fort Collins Fire Authorities have lifted evacuations prompted by a wildfire burning south of Fort Collins. The fire burned almost half a square mile of brush-covered foothills, triggering an evacuation south of Horsetooth Reservoir that was lifted Saturday night. Fire officials estimated that the fire was about 40 percent contained. Helicopters have been using Horsetooth Reservoir to scoop up water to ...
    • Tubing Fatality Jefferson County authorities say a Castle Rock man has died while inner tubing in the Platte River – the state’s third fatal tubing accident in a week. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that the 43-year-old man drowned near the Platte River campground. Authorities say the man had been tubing Saturday afternoon with his fiance and ...
    • Mark Redwine Arrested for Son’s Death The case has haunted investigators and the public for almost half a decade, and it may now be one step closer to being solved. Police have arrested Mark Redwine for the 2012 death of his 13-year-old son Dylan – almost 5 years after the boy disappeared Mark Redwine’s arrest Saturday in Bellingham, Washington, follows a grand ...
    • Canyons of the Ancients National Monument no Longer Under Review WASHINGTON (AP) – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he is removing Colorado’s Canyons of the Ancients from a list of national monuments being reviewed nationwide. Zinke said Friday that when he and President Donald Trump launched the review of 27 national monuments designated by previous administrations, “we absolutely realized that not all monuments are the same ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS MLB/ROCKIES OPEN SECOND HALF OF SEASON IN NY New York, NY—Colorado Rockies’ right-handed ace Jon Gray toes the rubber tonight against the New York Mets at Citi Field.  The Mets counter with righty Jacob DeGrom. The Rockies are looking to get hot once again after their “June Swoon” that finds them in third place in the ...
    • SPORTS MIAMI (AP) — In Tuesday’s All-Star game in Miami, NL manager Joe Maddon’s batting order has Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon leading off, followed by Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton as the designated hitter. Washington right fielder Bryce Harper is third, followed by San Francisco catcher Buster Posey, Washington second baseman Daniel Murphy, Colorado third baseman Nolan ...
    • SPORTS BRONCOS SIGN A NEW PLAYER ENGLEWOOD (AP) – The Denver Broncos have signed six-year veteran cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris and waived cornerbackTaurean Nixon 24 hours after his pick-6 of Paxton Lynch at the team’s mandatory minicamp. Lewis-Harris spent four full seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals before splitting last season between the Bengals and Baltimore Ravens. Broncos coach Vance Joseph ...
    • NEWS LOCAL BASEBALL PLAYERS EARN POST SEASON HONORS 4A Western Slope 1st team All Conference Glenwood Springs Demons Sebastian “Chano” Gonzalez, SS /Pitcher     Tyler Boyd, 2B Rifle Bears Takoda Cheney, Pitcher/INF    Bryer Rew, INF    Gabe Marbas, Catcher Honorable Mention Glenwood Springs Brandon Benzel, 1B Rifle Bears Derek Wagler, SS    Drake Montgomery, OF MLB / ROCKIES PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Tommy Joseph hit a tying ...
    • SPORTS GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFFS–4A Pueblo Centennial—3             Glenwood Springs—2   3A SOCCER  #17 Coal Ridge vs. # 16Resurrection Christian at Jefferson Academy, Friday, May 12th 5pm #19 Basalt vs. # 14 Salida at Manitou Springs High School, Friday, May 12th  6pm #21 Aspen vs. # 13 Middle Park at Liberty Common, Friday, May 12th HIGH SCHOOL ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: DEMONS, HUSKIES PLAY FREEZE-TAG IN SPLIT EDWARDS (4/29/17) – Baseball in December? Two days from May, and it felt like winter ball as Glenwood Springs and Battle Mountain split an error-plagued doubleheader where it was 32 degrees at first pitch of game one, and snowing by the time Chano Gonzalez struck out the final hitter in an 18-4, five-inning Demon victory ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Roaring Fork travels to Coal Ridge for a 3 o’clock game this afternoon.  The game will be broadcast live on the internet at KMTS.com and rebroadcast on the radio at 7 pm. GIRLS GOLF Rifle—The Rifle Invitational tees off at 10 am at Rifle Creek. TENNIS Aspen takes on Glenwood at the Glenwood Springs Community Center at ...
    • KMTS Baseball: SUMMIT SWEEPS GLENWOOD OUT OF FIRST GLENWOOD SPRINGS(4/8/17) – Gathered inside the announcer’s booth to eat their lunch and get out of the wind between games of a doubleheader they would eventually drop to Summit County, several Glenwood Springs’ baseball players shook their heads in agreement on Tiger pitcher Andrew Shaw, who had just fired a 3-hit, 15-strikeout shutout: he was ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: Romero Hurls Demons into First Place Tie GLENWOOD SPRINGS (4/5) – Steven Romero unveiled a new pitch in a 6-0 win over Eagle Valley, using a swift-breaking curveball to record six of his nine strikeouts, handing the Devils their first league loss and vaulting Glenwood Springs on top of the Western Slope League with a 3-0 record. Tristen Howe’s 2-run double capped a ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Lacrosse Glenwood at Vail Mountain      4 pm Soccer Glenwood at Fruita Monument  5 pm Coal Ridge at Roaring Fork         4 pm Basalt at Vail Christian                 3 pm Baseball Hotchkiss at Coal Ridge         4pm Rangely at Grand Valley        4pm Meeker at Roaring ...