From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, March 12th CYBERBULLYING BILL PASSED BY HOUSE Denver—Bullying or intimidating someone with a text or facebook message is closer to being outlawed in Colorado. House lawmakers passed a bill on a 54-10 vote that would make it a misdemeanor to “inflict serious emotional distress on a minor” with text messages or social media.  Several prosecuting attorneys testified in ...
    • Cash & Season Pass Prizes, Spring and Puppies, Hot Tubs and Hot Tricks! Crystal River Spas Spring Thing – It’s sunny and time to celebrate a successful winter and the coming of spring with a growing hot tub jump sponsored by Crystal River Spas. Enjoy watching athletes show their steezy skills as they jump through fire and over a hot tub filled with brave ladies! Win $1000 worth ...
    • Roaring Fork Business Resource Center Partners with CMC for Spring 2014 Business Seminar Series Roaring Fork Business Resource Center and Colorado Mountain College present their Spring Business Seminar Series, brought to you by KMTS 99.1 FM. Seminars are held at various CMC locations in Rifle, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Aspen. Each session is $40. Registration for the entire series is $185.   The seminars are designed to provide the business community ...
    • Melanoma Awareness Day 2014 – An Event to Create Awareness. On Saturday March 1st, Sunlight Mountain Resort hosted the 6th Annual Melanoma Awareness Day in honor of Brad Lanpher. Dr. Karen Nern, a dermatologist who works with Vail Dermatology donated her time by screening for skin cancer. She visited with 45 guests and found 5 potential skin cancer situations. Thanks to the support of many, this ...
    • RFBRC Announces Major 2014 Sponsors Glenwood Springs, CO (March 7, 2014) – The Roaring Fork Business Resource Center is proud to announce our major 2014 sponsors: CMNM (Colorado Mountain News Media)/Aspen Times, Post Independent and Rifle Citizen Telegram, Garfield County, KMTS Radio and KREXTV as Founding Sponsors; the City of Glenwood Springs, Colorado Marketing, LLC/KUUR, Colorado Mountain College, and the ...
    • BHS Crowns Another State Champion: Junior Aiden Adams Wins State Speech Championship Aidan Adams, a junior at Basalt High School, won the 3A Impromptu Speaking state championship at the State Speech and Debate Tournament held at Heritage High School in Denver.  Impromptu Speaking is the largest event in the tournament with 40 competitors from 16 different schools from around the state.  Earlier this year, senior Tristian Rohrbaugh ...
    • POSSIBLE ARSON On February 26, 2014 at approximately 7:00 PM a vehicle fire was reported at the Gould Construction equipment storage area. The piece of heavy equipment was an earth mover (627 CAT Scraper), located at 5033 County Road 154 just south of Glenwood Springs.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Crime Stoppers of Garfield County ...
    • New Library Website Now Live! The Garfield County Libraries are pleased to announce the launch today of its new website showcasing a new layout, easier access for smartphone and tablet users as well as an array of other new features at: www.gcpld.org. A link to the former website will be available through the end of March. For more information, call ...
    • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Extends Hours for the Spring Break Season Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is extending its hours for the spring break season starting Friday, March 7. The park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Guests can enjoy the park’s year-round attractions, which are the Iron Mountain Tramway, Glenwood Caverns ...
    • News, March 6th ARSON SUSPECT SOUGHT IN GOULD CONSTRUCTION FIRE Glenwood Springs—Gould Construction really wants to find the person who set fire last week to an expensive piece of equipment.  Owner, Mark Gould is offering a two thousand dollar reward through Crime Stoppers of Garfield County to find the person responsible. According to law enforcement reports, an earthmover was ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/28/2011) High School Basketball _____________________ The Rifle Lady Bears captured the district championship over the weekend and will host a four-team regional this Friday and Saturday. Rifle is the number two seed in the state and will take on 31st seed Basalt Friday night at 5. Manitou Springs and Denver Science and Tech will play at 7. ...
    • LADY BEARS HOST REGIONAL, MEET FAMILIAR FOE IN 1st ROUND The Rifle Lady Bears (22-0) are seeded second only to three-time defending state champion Holy Family (21-1) in the 32-team 3A state basketball tournament, and their first round game will be against a team they’ve already beaten twice this season by a combined score of 132-48. The Basalt Lady Longhorns (8-13) earned the ...
    • KMTS Playoffs: RIFLE-ROARING FORK BLUE & GOLD REIGN AT 3A DISTRICTS PALISADE (2/26/11) The red and black three-year reign came to an end as blue and gold Roaring Fork fans celebrated their team’s 60-55 3A Western Slope District championship over Aspen, on the Palisade High School court where not long before, the Rifle Lady Bears displayed the same colors as they completed their undefeated march to ...
    • KMTS Playoffs: ASPEN BOYS, OLATHE GIRLS REACH FINALS; COAL RIDGE TEAMS TO PLAY FOR THIRD PALISADE (2/25/11) — Aspen survived a turnover-plagued contest with Coal Ridge, 54-35, that had Titan coach Paul Harvey lamenting second-half miscues, which helped a two-point halftime lead disintegrate into a 20-3 Skier third quarter. All is not lost for the Coal Ridge boys, or their Lady Titan counterparts who were overwhelmed by an 18-6 start by ...
    • KMTS Playoffs: Injuries Prominent in 3A District Tourney; Demons Out in 4A PALISADE (2/25/11) — For the winners, there were injury concerns, even as much-anticipated rematches awaited Saturday’s championship games. The Rifle girls improved their undefeated record to 21-0, advancing to the 3A Western Slope District championship at 4 p.m. at Palisade High School, but Cortney Cordova’s right (shooting hand) wrist injury in ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/25/2011) High School Basketball _____________________ In the consolation semifinals last night, the Rifle Bears boy’s team lost to Olathe, 61-51. On the girl’s side, Basalt beat Cedaredge and Grand Valley knocked off Roaring Fork. The 3A district tournament continues today, tonight and tomorrow at Palisade High School. KMTS will be on ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/24/2011) High School Playoff Basketball ____________________________ Peach Valley–The Coal Ridge Lady Titans advanced to the district semifinals by beating Grand Valley last night 55-46. In other girl’s quarterfinal action, Gunnison got past Basalt 44-34 and Olathe knocked off Roaring Fork 56-32. Tonight at the Bear’s Den, the Rifle Bears boy’s team will battle ...
    • KMTS Playoffs: Coal Ridge Comeback Lands Titans in District Semifinals PEACH VALLEY (2/23/11) — The last time Coal Ridge and Grand Valley met in girls basketball, the score was tied at 21 going into the final quarter. In Wednesday’s 3A district quarterfinal game, the Titans scored 21 in the last quarter to secure a 55-46 victory that insures a state playoff spot and ...
    • KMTS PLAYOFFS: Rifle Boys Overtaken by Cardinals; Girls Roll Cedaredge PARACHUTE (2/22/11) — Sometimes a great start means a fine finish, and sometimes it doesn’t. For the Rifle girls and boys basketball teams in the 3A Western Slope League district quarterfinals Tuesday, both started well, but only the girls kept their mojo going, pulverizing Cedaredge, 60-15, after shutting out the Bruins ...
    • KMTS PLAYOFFS: GS Girls to Broomfield, Boys in Pueblo on Friday GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/20/11) — So how did winning the Western Slope League championship for the third straight season exactly help the Glenwood Springs boys basketball team? The Demons (18-5) received a number 20 seed, directly behind teams (17-Coronado, 13-10; 18-Greeley Central, 12-11; 19-Silver Creek, 13-10) that barely won more than half their games, AND ...