From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • Glenwood Woman with Broken Arm Rescued from Crown Mountain Around 10:30 Thursday morning, Pitkin County authorities received a phone call from a woman who indicated she had broken her arm in several places while motorcycling on Crown Mountain near Basalt.  According to the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office, ten emergency responders from Mountain Rescue Aspen, Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District and the Pitkin County Sheriff’s ...
    • Wildfire Burning and Growing near Maybell CRAIG, Colo. (AP) – Crews are battling a wildfire that has scorched about 5,000 acres in northwestern Colorado. Lynn Barclay with the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit says the Alkali Fire was reported north of Maybell at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and made significant runs through sagebrush and grassland. Three people were forced to leave the ...
    • Plane Skids off the Runway in Aspen Authorities are investigating after a private jet skidded and spun off the runway while landing at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. County spokeswoman Pat Bingham says the Galaxy G200 spun off the runway at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Three people – two pilots and a passenger – were aboard the plane, but no injuries were reported. Bingham says ...
    • Chris Christie in Aspen Tonight DENVER (AP) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is visiting political battleground Colorado for a fundraiser with the state's GOP gubernatorial candidate, Bob Beauprez, before heading to Aspen for events with other party leaders. Christie will be at a noon fundraiser in Denver on Wednesday for the Republican Governor's Association (RGA), which Christie chairs. Afterward, he'll ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Lady Demons WSL Champs Glenwood Springs-The Western Slope champion Glenwood Lady Demons put a bow on the regular season with last night's 6 to 1 win over Delta. The hometown fans at Stubler Memorial Field also witnessed Coach Steve White's 200th career win at the high school level. The Lady Demons now await the CHSAA tournament pairings this ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/02/2011) High School Baseball ————————- The Glenwood Demons will finally get to play a game today. The Demons will travel to Carbondale this afternoon for a 4 O'clock game against the Roaring Fork Rams. Today's game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight at 7 on the radio. Soccer ——- There are three games on the schedule ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/26/2011) High School Soccer The Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Basalt 3 to nothing yesterday to improve to 11 and 1. Tonight, Glenwood plays Palisade at Mesa State at 7. Rifle visits Coal Ridge, Grand Valley welcomes Vail Mountain and Aspen travels to Roaring Fork. Baseball ———– Weather and field conditions permitting, three games will be played today. The Rifle ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/21/2011) High School Baseball The Basalt Longhorns were swept by the Cedaredge Bruins 11 to 6 and 5 to 1. The Coal Ridge / Rifle game was delayed once again due to weather and field conditions…no make up date has been announced yet. Basketball Cameron Horning is a sharpshooter. The 12 year old Glenwood Springs Middle Schooler won ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/20/2011) Baseball The Glenwood Demons were swept by the Palisade Bulldogs yesterday at Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, 11 to nothing and 3-zip. The game between Coal Ridge and Rifle was rained out yesterday and tonight's makeup game has also been postponed due to poor field conditions. Soccer ——- The Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Palisade last night, 3 to nothing. Golf —— Led by Taylor ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/15/2011) Soccer In girl's soccer, the Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Eagle Valley 8-zip. Rifle fell to Aspen 6-nothing….Basalt got past Battle Mountain 3 to 1 and Delta blanked Grand Valley 5-nil. Baseball The Glenwood Demons look to snap a five game losing streak when they host the Battle Mountain Huskies this afternoon at 2 and 4 O'clock. Both games will be ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/14/2011) In girl's high school soccer, the Glenwood Lady Demons host Eagle Valley tonight at 6 O'clock. Two other games will be played at 4 including Aspen at Rifle and Delta at Grand Valley. In baseball, the Aspen Skiers visit Cedaredge today for a doubleheader. Tommorow afternoon at 2 and 4 O'clock, the Glenwood Demons will ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/13/2011) High School Baseball ————————— The Rifle Bears held off a late inning surge by the Rams to beat Roaring Fork, 11 to 10. Coal Ridge defeated Grand Valley 10 to 6 and Basalt beat Aspen 11 to 1.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/07/2011) High School Baseball ————————– The Rifle Bears beat the visiting Glenwood Demons yesterday in a non-league game, 9 to 4. Rifle plays at Roaring Fork next Tuesday while Glenwood hosts the Delta Panthers this Saturday at 11 and 1.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/04/2011) Golf ____ The Glenwood Demons, Grand Valley Cardinals and Rifle Bears are competing today in the Grand Junction Invitational at the Bookcliff Country Club. Lacrosse ________ The Aspen Skiers take on the Summit Tigers in Breckenridge this afternoon at 4.