From the KMTS News Room:

    • Most Colorado taxpayers receive an income tax refund Denver, CO, March 5, 2014 – When it comes to income tax, 70 percent of individual taxpayers receive a tax refund from the state of Colorado. Last year, the average state personal income tax refund was $474. During 2013, Colorado individual and estate/trust (fiduciary) taxpayers received $832 million in income tax refunds while corporations received a ...
    • Styler Advisement Hearing Pitkin County, Colorado – – William F. Styler III (DOB 4/22/48) and Nancy Christine Styler (DOB 11/20/51) were advised in Pitkin County Court shortly after 1:00 p.m. on March 4, 2014. Their charges are Murder in the First Degree, a class 1 felony, and Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder, a class 2 felony. ...
    • TRAFFIC ADVISORY The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has closed the I-70 westbound on ramp at mile marker 147 due to a semi-truck rollover accident blocking the lanes.  Colorado State Patrol, CDOT crews and members of the Greater Eagle Fire Protection District are on scene.  No injuries have been reported and crews are awaiting a hazmat team ...
    • Colorado Girl Scouts celebrate 102 years and a business transformation Colorado Girl Scouts celebrate 102 years and a business transformation As Girl Scouts nationally celebrate the 102nd anniversary of Girl Scouting, Girl Scouts of Colorado is marking a transformation in its business model that has brought the organization back in the black. It has been a year of transition for Girl Scouts of Colorado. The organization’s leadership ...
    • Arrests Made in Nancy Pfister Homicide Pitkin County, Colorado – – The Pitkin County Sheriff’s office has made two arrests related to the homicide of Nancy Pfister. William F. Styler III, age 65, and Nancy Christine Styler, age 62, were arrested at the Aspenalt Lodge in Basalt, Colorado without incident at approximately 5:10pm on March 3, 2014. They are currently in ...
    • News, March 4th TWO ARRESTED IN ASPEN MURDER INVESTIGATION Aspen—There’s been a breakthrough in the murder investigation of Aspen native Nancy Pfister. A husband and wife who rented Pfister’s home on West Buttermilk Road have been arrested in connection with her murder. According to a news release from the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, 65 year old Doctor William Styler ...
    • News, March 3rd ASPEN’S FIRST MURDER IN 12 YEARS INVESTIGATED Aspen—The murder of 57 year old Aspen native Nancy Pfister remains shrouded in mystery.  Homicide investigators with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation aren’t saying much about how she was killed, only that she was murdered. No arrests have been made in the case.  ...
    • Adverse Weather Continues on I-70 Mountain Corridor Adverse weather continues on the I-70 mountain corridor. Wave Escorts were implemented on westbound I-70 during peak times this morning. During this time, plows were working to clear the roads of snow and ice while traffic was being held in order to maintain public safety and improve traction. I-70 eastbound has reopened at Silverthorne, Vail Pass ...
    • Update On Pfister Homicide Pitkin County, Colorado – February 28, 2014 – The Pitkin County Sheriffs Office is Continuing to investigate the homicide of a female believed to be Nancy Pfister. The agencies assisting the Sheriffs Office are the Aspen Police Department, the Ninth Judicial District, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Basalt Police Department, the Carbondale Police Department, the Town of Basait ...
    • I-70 Mountain Corridor Weekend Travel Heavy traffic is expected along the I-70 mountain corridor today for westbound traffic. Heavy traffic westbound will continue tomorrow morning and early afternoon. Motorists traveling eastbound along this corridor Saturday and Sunday during the afternoon and evening hours should anticipate heavy traffic volumes and delays. Metering and/or Wave Escorts may be implemented along I-70 eastbound ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • LADY BEARS FINISH REGULAR SEASON UNDEFEATED, HOST CEDAREDGE TUESDAY Whether the classification is 3A or 4A didn’t matter to the Rifle Lady Bears, who finished their second consecutive undefeated Western Slope League season with a 67-16 win over a Roaring Fork team without a senior on the roster. The young Lady Rams, who won just one of their 18 games this season, held ...
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Roaring Fork Goes Overtime Again to Earn Home Playoff Game CARBONDALE (2/19/11) — Facing the last basketball game on their home court, Roaring Fork’s two seniors were struggling: Jake Strack Loertscher was on the bench with foul trouble, and Dalton Handy, who scored 25 points, including the game-winner, in an overtime win at Coal Ridge the night before, had just two at halftime in a ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/18/2011) Wrestling Pepsi Center–20 wrestlers from the local area took to the mats during day one of the state high school tournament at the Pepsi Center…9 of them won and are moving on to the championship quarterfinals. The winners from Glenwood Springs were Miguel Vega and Chris Ayala. From Rifle, Larry Schmuesser and ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/17/2011) Wrestling Denver–One of the greatest amateur sports spectacles in the western region is under way today at the Pepsi Center in Denver. It’s the state high school wrestling tournament. Several local athletes are grappling for medals today through Saturday including wrestlers from Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley. Basketball The ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/16/2011) High School Basketball ____________________ The Glenwood Lady Demons dropped a 47-38 decision to the Moffat County Bulldogs last night at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium, creating three-way tie for first place in the western slope. The Lady Demons finish out the regular season Friday night at Eagle Valley High School. In the boy’s game, Glenwood clinched the league ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/15/2011) High School Basketball _____________________ The Glenwood Demons boy’s and girl’s teams can clinch the Western Slope Championship with victories over Moffat County. The action from Chavez-Spencer gymnasium begins at 6 O’clock with the girl’s contest. Catch both games live on KMTS. The Rifle Bears travel to Gypsum tonight to take on the Eagle Valley Devils while the Aspen Skiers host ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/14/2011) Wrestling ________ The western slope will be proudly represented at the state tournament this weekend. At the 4A level, three Glenwood Demons qualified for state at last weekend’s regionals at Mesa State; Chris Ayala, Michael Mills and Miguel Vega. At the 3A regionals at Salida High School, several 3A grapplers punched ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/11/2011) Swimming and Diving Half of the Glenwood Demons’ 12-member squad will compete at the state meet today and tomorrow at Mountain View High School in Loveland. This is the fourth straight year Senior Keevyn Scholl has qualified for state. Wrestling The Glenwood Demons are grappling at the 4A regional tournament today and tomorrow at Mesa State. At the ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/09/2011) High School Basketball Peach Valley–The Coal Ridge Titans split a pair of games with their valley rival last night. The Rifle Lady Bears beat Coal Ridge 60 to 34 to improve to 16 and 0 on the season. In the boy’s game, Coal Ridge came out on top, 72-55.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/08/2011) High School Basketball The Coal Ridge Titans host the Rifle Bears tonight. The girls tip off at 5:30 with the boy’s game following at 7 O’clock. Prior to the games, a spaghetti dinner will be served with all the funds going to help out the family of Austin Booth, the Rifle High School ...