From the KMTS News Room:

    • Survey on Employee Travel Patterns RFTA, CDOT, and local area governments are currently conducting a survey on employee travel patterns. If you have already been contacted about this transportation survey, please be sure to complete it! If you haven’t been contacted and are currently employed, the study sponsors would welcome your input online, at TransportationSurvey.net. Thanks for your help with this important survey
    • The Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork School District “I am happy to announce that the Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork School District has been awarded a grant of $15,000 for emergency assistance and $22,000 for general operating support by the Aspen Community Foundation,” Jenny Lindsay, Executive Director of the Family Resource Center announced today.  The grant will be used to provide ...
    • IRS Reiterates Warning of Pervasive Telephone Scam As the 2014 filing season nears an end, the Internal Revenue Service today issued another strong warning for consumers to guard against sophisticated and aggressive phone scams targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, as reported incidents of this crime continue to rise nationwide. These scams won’t likely end with the filing season so the IRS urges ...
    • News, April 17th GLENWOOD WOMAN DIES FROM GUNSHOT WOUND Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs woman who was shot in the back of the head early Tuesday at a mobile home on South Grand Avenue has died. According to the latest reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 40 year old Audrey Lowndes was pronounced dead just after 6pm Tuesday ...
    • News, April 16th GLENWOOD MOBILE HOME PARK SHOOTING Glenwood Springs—A Glenwood Springs man is in jail for allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the head early Tuesday at a South Grand Avenue mobile home park. According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, someone from the home called around 12:30 AM to say a shooting had taken place. ...
    • Work Zone Safety If you haven’t noticed yet, construction on our highways has begun again. It is happening everywhere in Colorado as well as here in Garfield County as Road and Bridge Crews begin to repair the damage caused by the ice and snow of a long winter.   April 7-11 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. This year’s theme ...
    • 1984 Ford escort for sale 1984 Ford escort diesel that gets 45 to 55 miles per gallon. Runs great but glow plugs need to be rewired asking 1600 call 605-351-3949
    • News, April 1st COLORADO GUN LAWS CHALLENGED IN COURT DENVER (AP) – Colorado attorneys defended the state’s new gun restrictions against a lawsuit to overturn them, saying the laws balance Second Amendment rights and public safety concerns. But an attorney representing gun rights advocates says the laws are based on emotion and not data to prove they are ...
    • News, March 26th EAGLE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED, FINED FOR SMUGGLING FOSSILS CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A Colorado man has been sentenced to two years of supervised probation after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to smuggle fossils from China into the U.S.  Rick Rolater of Eagle was also fined $25,000 for selling fossils through two galleries, one of them in ...
    • News, March 25th BODIES FROM OURAY COUNTY PLANE CRASH SPOTTED Montrose—No one survived last Saturday’s plane crash in Ridgeway Reservoir.  Authorities confirmed they found the five victims still inside the wreckage of the Socata TBM700.  The turboprop is partially buried in silt and is about 60 feet below the surface.  An aviation salvage team will pull the wreckage from ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • KMTS Games of the Week: Narrow Wins Move Glenwood Teams Closer to Titles GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/5/11) — For the boys, it was an escape; for the girls, payback — but both Glenwood basketball teams earned hard-fought, down-to-the-wire wins this weekend that moved each a step closer to clinching their respective 4A Western Slope League championships. GS GIRLS 59, DELTA 56 “Our intensity was up,” Glenwood senior Kenzie Kuhn said of ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/04/2011) High School Basketball ______________________ The Glenwood Demons are back in action tonight taking on the Bulldogs at Palisade High School. The girls tip off at 6 while the boys play at 7:30. Catch both games on KMTS. The Demons host the Delta Panthers tomorrow afternoon at 12:30 and 2. Other ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/03/2011) High School Football…. Yesterday was another overhyped, ESPN circus known as NLIT day or national letter of intent day. Some local student/athletes who are going on to play college football include Blaze Barham from the Glenwood Demons. Blaze signed with Black Hills State College in South Dakota. Demons’ all-state linebacker ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/28/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL THE RIFLE BEARS HOST THE CEDAREDGE BRUINS TONIGHT AT 6 AND 7:30. YOU CAN CATCH BOTH GAMES LIVE ON KMTS. COAL RIDGE TRAVELS TO OLATHE WHILE GRAND VALLEY COMES TO CARBONDALE FOR TWO WITH THE ROARING FORK RAMS. TOMORROW AFTERNOON, THE GLENWOOD DEMONS ARE BACK IN ACTION TAKING ON THE SAILORS IN STEAMBOAT SPRINGS. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/25/2011) High School Basketball ______________________ The Coal Ridge Titans host the Cedaredge Bruins tonight at 5:30 and 7. The Grand Valley Cardinals take on the Palisade Bulldogs in non-league tilt tonight in Parachute.
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Rifle Edges Olathe Twice; Heartache Remains OLATHE (1/22/11) – “Whether we win or lose doesn’t take away the heartache,” Rifle boys basketball coach Chris Lowther said after his team had just won its second straight one-point victory, resuming league play after the tragic death of junior Austin Booth due to a sudden attack of influenza. “Were still hurting,” Lowther ...