From the KMTS News Room:

    • Garfield County Libraries Closed for Labor Day Monday, Sept 1 All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The libraries will resume normal hours Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. You can still browse and request books, movies, and more on our website, www.gcpld.org, during the closure. Thank you for your understanding ...
    • Glenwood Springs Police Department Seeks Assisstance in Finding Those Responsible for Recent Burglaries The Glenwood Springs Police Department has investigated a series of burglaries in the Glenwood Springs area over the last few weeks. They are asking you’re your assistance in finding or identifying the people or persons responsible for these crimes. Stay alert to your neighborhood and your own home and make sure you or someone you ...
    • Music on the Mountain at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Resumes Aug. 9 with Fifty50 Glenwood Springs, Colo. (July 31, 2014) — Music on the Mountain, the mountain-top concert series at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, resumes on Sat., Aug. 9, with classic rock band Fifty50. Guests can ride the tram or bus free from the floor of the Roaring Fork Valley with the donation of a canned food item for ...
    • South Glenwood Businesses Experiencing Break-ins Glenwood Springs Police are investigating several business break-ins that occurred in recent weeks.  One such break-in will cost a local business nearly $2,000 in lost merchandise and repairs to office equipment. Glenwood Springs Police Lieutenant Bill Kimminau says so far the burglars have focused on the south end of Glenwood, causing damage, but getting away with very little money. Kimminau recommends ...
    • Melissa Miller Promoted to The Gathering Center Director Carbondale, Colorado 7/29/2014 Long-time local, Melissa Miller, has been promoted to Director of The Gathering Center at The Orchard. She will be taking over as Scott Robinson leaves after five years of working with groups, planners and families throughout the valley to coordinate their special events.  He will be taking time to spend more time with ...
    • Flash Flood Watch in Effect Through the Night Weather systems are combining to draw moisture into Colorado, raising the risk of flooding in much of the state. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for nearly the whole state this afternoon and tonight. High and low pressure systems combined with typical summer monsoon moisture could cause 2 to 3 inches of ...
    • Call for Nominations-2014 Jackie Morales Distinguished Awards for Community Service The 2014 Jackie Morales Distinguished Awards for Community Service will be presented during the Twelfth Annual Festival las Americas, Sunday, August 24th, at Sopris Park in Carbondale. The awards are given to four local individuals who exemplify the spirit and dedication Morales demonstrated toward the well-being and care of the Latino community. Her inspiration and ...
    • Mudslide Closes Midland Avenue in Glenwood UPDATE:  The 8th Street bridge and the 27th Street bridge are open, however Midland Avenue remains closed at the location of the mudslide. A mudslide caused by heavy rain this afternoon has forced authorities to close Midland Avenue in Glenwood north of 27th Street.  There is no estimated time when the road will reopen.
    • New Fire Burning in Northwestern Colorado CRAIG, Colo. (AP) – Firefighters are working to protect ranches and oil and gas facilities from the latest wildfire burning in northwestern Colorado. The 300-acre Elk Springs Fire started Saturday in windy conditions near a small ranching community of the same name. It’s burning just south of U.S. Highway 40 in grass, sage, pinion and juniper, ...
    • Bear That Attacked Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Will be Euthenized ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – State wildlife officers plan to set a trap in the Aspen alley where a bear swiped at an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. The bear injured the abdomen and leg of Erin Smiddy early Sunday morning. She had to get stitches but Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Mike Porras says the attack could have been ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 10TH Glenwood Springs–Surfing in the Rocky Mountains? Why not. The enormously popular Glenwood Springs Whitewater park will host the 2011 Whitewater Stand Up Paddling Championships tomorrow and Sunday. Glenwood Springs–The annual Hoop D’Ville 4 on 4 basketball tournament will be played tomorrow at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. The first games ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 9TH Aspen–Ski season is officially over in Aspen. Officials with Skico hoped to stay open ’till July 4th but the snow is melting too fast. Ajax Mountain was able to open for Memorial Day weekend and last weekend with decent snow conditions. Aspen–Aspen will host a World Cup skiing event next season along ...
    • TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 7TH San Diego, CA–The Rockies love playing in San Diego. Their good fortune at Petco Park continued last night as they beat the last place Padres 3 to nothing. Clayton Mortensen earned the win with the help of five other pitchers. Ubaldo Jimenez is on the hill for the Rockies tonight, going ...
    • SPORTS…JUNE 6TH Silt–With a time of 17 minutes, 33.2 seconds, former Grand Valley Cardinal’s running star Sam Whelan won Saturday’s Run/Walk for Their Lives 5k race in Silt. Glenwood Springs–Cody Derby’s Xtreme Baseball camp attracted 11 young ball players looking to improve their skills on the diamond. The camp, organized by the Glenwood Demons’ senior infielder, ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 3RD Silt–Silt happens…especially this weekend when it comes to sports. Starting tomorrow morning, the Colorado Mini Classic bike race comes to town. The Junior cycling event draws hundreds of competitors to the area. Saturday morning the time trials will be held followed by a criterium and Sunday’s road race. Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For their ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 2ND High School Baseball Glenwood Springs–Kevin Flohr was the only member of the Glenwood Demons to earn post season honors. The college bound student-athlete was named first team all conference in the 4A Western Slope. In 3A… Jake Strack-Loertscher of the Roaring Fork Rams was named the Western Slope player of the year. Four of ...
    • KMTS SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 1ST Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For Their Lives 5k will be held this Saturday morning at the Stoney Ridge Ball Field in Silt. The event raises money for the Pauline Schneegas Wildlife Foundation to rehab and release wild animals. Registration begins at 7:30 Saturday morning with the race starting at 8:30. Glenwood Springs–Cody ...
    • KMTS TUESDAY SPORTS Los Angeles–Despite 14 hits, the Colorado Rockies could only muster one run as they lost to the Dodgers in L.A. Memorial Day, 7 to 1. Jason Hammel lasted only 4 and 2/3 innings and took the loss. Clayton Mortensen is on the hill for the Rockies tonight against Dodger’s lefty Ted ...
    • KMTS WEDNESDAY SPORTS Rifle–Rifle sophomore Taylor Walters shot a 15 over par 86 on the final day of the girl’s State High School golf tournament in Pueblo. Walters capped off the year with a 30th place finish. She took 20th during her freshman campaign and says she’s looking forward to practicing and playing in ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/18/2011) Hundreds of Colorado’s finest student-athletes will gather this weekend for the state track and field meet. The three-day event begins tomorrow morning at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood as athletes from Glenwood, Aspen, Roaring Fork, Basalt, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley high schools compete for medals. KMTS will be on hand to provide regular ...