From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, May 6th GLENWOOD CANYON BIKE PATH CLOSED Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Canyon bike path is closed from the Shoshone Power Plant to the Hanging Lake Rest Area due to high water. Officials with C-DOT say it will remain closed until further notice. According to the latezt measurements, the Colorado River below Glenwood Springs is running at just ...
    • USDA and DOI Green Light Conservation Practices for Farmers Ranchers and Landowners in Five Lesser Prairie-Chicken States Contact: USDA Office of Communications   (202) 720-4623 Interior Office of Communications (202) 208-6416 USDA and Interior Department Green Light Conservation Practices for Farmers, Ranchers and Landowners inFive Lesser Prairie-Chicken States WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior today announced that farmers, ranchers and landowners implementing Farm Service Agency (FSA) ...
    • News, May 2nd COLORADO INSURANCE OFFICIALS REVIEWING RURAL/URBAN RATING DISCREPANCIES Denver—Colorado insurance regulators have been taking a look at why health insurance premiums vary so widely between urban and rural areas, and they’re releasing some of their findings today. The Colorado Division of Insurance is responding to complaints from mountain areas where health insurance premiums under the new ...
    • News, April 29th FEDERAL COURT RULING TODAY A VICTORY FOR SNOWMASS SKI AREA DENVER (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision allowing new ski terrain on Burnt Mountain in the Snowmass ski area.  The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday rejected a challenge by the environmental group Ark ...
    • News April 28th NEW YORK (AP) – Passengers flying Frontier Airlines will now have to pay extra to place carry-on bags in overhead bins or for advance seat assignments. The move comes as the Denver-based airline transforms itself into a fee-dependent airline, similar to Spirit Airlines or Allegiant Air – the only other U.S. carriers to charge such ...
    • Garfield Clean Energy rebate offer Garfield Clean Energy and Glenwood Springs Electric are offering a new round of rebates to help pay for energy efficiency upgrades. The rebates can be used by households and businesses from Glenwood Springs to Parachute. Limited funding is available on a first-come, first served basis. The energy experts at CLEER can provide free energy coaching to help people ...
    • News, April 25th STATE HEALTH CARE C.E.O. SAYS ENROLLMENT IN OBAMACARE ON TRACK Durango—Connect for Health Colorado Chief Patty Fontneau says the state is on track to meet enrollment goals for the year.  She tells state lawmakers 128 thousand people have signed up for private plans and another 178 thousand have signed up for coverage through Medicaid.  Fontneau however ...
    • News, April 24th SEPARATE TRIALS POSSIBLE IN PFISTER MURDER CASE Aspen—Attorneys for the three people facing first degree murder charges in the death of lifelong Aspen resident Nancy Pfister may ask the judge for two separate trials.  Though the charge would be the same, attorneys say the circumstances and the roles played by Katherine Carpenter and husband and wife ...
    • News, April 23rd CHARGES DROPPED IN GLENWOOD SHOOTING DEATH Glenwood Springs—Murder charges have been dropped against a Glenwood Springs man in last week’s shooting death of his girlfriend. Ninth Judicial District Attorney Sherry Caloia says she doesn’t have enough evidence to hold 28 year old James McCabe Mallin on attempted first degree murder. Mallin was arrested April 15th ...
    • News, April 18th GW COUNCIL HELPS OUT HANGING LAKE Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council agreed to reallocate 25 thousand dollars in tourism funds to help the White River National Forest and the Colorado State Patrol with traffic and crowd control at Hanging Lake. Hanging Lake attracts over 130 thousand tourists annually and has a big impact on traffic ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...