From the KMTS News Room:

    • PSA- The Garfield County Libraries Board of Trustees Regular Board Meeting The Garfield County Libraries Board of Trustees Regular Board Meeting will be held June 5, 2014 at the New Castle Branch Library, 402 W. Main Street, New Castle, CO 81647. Board meeting will begin at 6:pm. For ADA needs, please contact Wilma at 625-4270 prior to meeting.
    • PSA- Boy Scouts of America Swing for Scouts Golf Tournament Boy Scouts of America Swing for Scouts Golf Tournament, June 14 at Lakota Canyon. Help Grow the Scouting Program! Price Per Person: $89, Shotgun Start @ 1:30PM. We can match you up with other golfers. Entry includes: Golf, Cart, Range, Dinner, prizes and donation to Scouts!! Call Golf Shop to register, 970-984-9700 or call/email Earl with your questions, 970-319-0161. You ...
    • PSA- Roaring Fork Business Resource Center Hosts Discussion Groups on Local Investing Glenwood Springs, CO (May 28, 2014) – Roaring Fork Business Resource Center is hosting discussion groups on local investing and access to capital for entrepreneurs, investors and borrowers. Locations and times: City of Glenwood Springs Council Chambers on Wednesday, June 11 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.; Town of Basalt Council Chambers on Friday, June ...
    • PSA- Maroon Bells 50th event to give away first 50 tickets Tickets go on sale Monday for big Aug. 2 celebration at Highlands Tickets go on sale Monday, June 2, for the Maroon Bells Birthday Bash at Aspen Highlands, and organizers are kicking things off in suitably commemorative style. In a nod to the big Aug. 2 event’s occasion – the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the ...
    • Two Seriously Injured in Crash Near Rifle GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. – A 29-year-old Glenwood Springs woman was seriously injured Thursday evening in rollover crash east of Rifle on Interstate 70. Her name is being held pending notification of her family. Just before 5 p.m. Thursday, 35-year-old Jesse Wanner, of Rifle, lost control of a 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer westbound on ...
    • 8 Tips to Merge Two Houses into One Beautiful Home 8 Tips to Merge Two Houses into One Beautiful Home{{BR}} Glenwood Springs Carpet One Floor & Home’s Experts Simplify the Transition Glenwood Springs, CO (Thursday, May 22, 2014) — Newly wed, newly engaged or even just downsizing to a smaller living space – merging his and hers into one cohesive space can be a challenge. ...
    • Telephone Scam Yesterday the Glenwood Springs Police Department started receiving reports from people in town receiving phone calls from an automated system “notifying” them that their “Chase Debit Account Card” had been locked due to misuse or their number. The message continues and requests that you press “1” to unlock your account and then it requests you ...
    • Battlement Mesa Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Tomorrow (May 21) Parachute, CO – Pending favorable weather conditions, Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire and Fuels Management crews and partners will conduct a prescribed burn this spring on the north aspect of Battlement Mesa, roughly seven miles from Parachute, on National Forest System lands near Garfield County Road 306.  The prescribed burn is expected to occur around ...
    • Equine Herpes Virus Discovered in Colorado DENVER (AP) – A horse that competed in the Colorado rodeo and barrel racing circuit has tested positive for a virus that can cause breathing problems and nervous system disorders for the animals. The state agriculture department said Friday that the horse was euthanized after developing neurological problems because of the equine herpes virus. Another competitive ...
    • I-70 Closed Both Directions Until at Least Late Afternoon Final Update: I-70 now open in both directions. UPDATE:  Eastbound I-70 is open from Glenwood Springs (mm 116) to Wolcott (mm 157) with a traffic escort in place. Periodic traffic stops may occur as well. Westbound I-70 remains closed from Wolcott (mm 157) to Glenwood Springs (mm 116) due to police activity. There is no ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • THREE WESTERN SLOPE GIRLS TEAMS INTO SWEET 16 In Sweet 16 action Saturday at 1 p.m., the second-seeded Rifle Lady Bears (23-0) will meet 15th-seed Manitou Springs (17-6, and 4th place in the Tri-Peaks League), which edged Denver Science Tech (no. 18, 17-6) on Friday, 51-44. The winner will advance to the Great 8, Thursday, March 10, at CSU against the ...
    • KMTS Playoffs: Rifle Girls, Roaring Fork & Aspen Boys Advance to Sweet 16 CARBONDALE (3/4/11) — Overtime paid off again for the Roaring Fork boys basketball team, as they advanced to the Sweet 16 round of the 3A state tournament, edging Bennett, 65-61 in their first-round sub-regional Friday. Coming down the stretch in the Western Slope League, the Rams, who have now won seven straight, including the ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (03/04/2011) High School Playoff Basketball ____________________________ Tonight at 5, the 22 and O and second seeded Rifle Lady Bears take on the Basalt Lady Longhorns at the Bear’s den in the opening game of the regional playoffs. KMTS will be on hand for all the action. After that game, the Roaring Fork Rams boys will battle the Bennett Tigers at ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (03/02/2011) High School Basketball _____________________ KMTS sports will broadcast two games this Friday night. First up, the Rifle Lady Bears take on the Basalt Lady Longhorns in Rifle at 5 O’clock. At 7, the Roaring Fork Rams host the Bennett Tigers in Carbondale.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (03/01/2011) High School Playoff Basketball The Rifle Lady Bears will take on Basalt in the first game of the regional tournament this Friday night at 5. The game at the Bear’s Den will be broadcast live on KMTS. On the boy’s side, the Roaring Fork Rams battle Bennett High School in Carbondale, Friday night at 7.
    • 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 ...