From the KMTS News Room:

    • The Manus Fund Receives $80,000 Daniels Fund Grant – The Manaus Fund has received an $80,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the Valley Settlement Project’s Early Childhood Education programs. Valley Settlement Project (VSP) is a multigenerational program focused on school readiness, elementary school achievement, economic stability and community engagement for low income families who are not successfully settled or attached to the ...
    • KMTS NEWS HALF OF COLORADO STILL IN A DROUGHT Undated— State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought. The Department of Natural Resources said Monday that more than 15 percent of the state is in a severe to exceptional drought. The hardest-hit area is in southeastern Colorado, while less extreme drought conditions ...
    • PFISTER MURDER CASE CLOSED Aspen—-The case is closed in the murder of lifelong Aspen resident Nancy Pfister.  66 year old William Styler pled guilty today to second degree murder and was immediately sentenced to 20 years in prison.  The former Denver anesthesiologist who is now in failing health and in a wheelchair, admitted to prosecutors he hit Pfister in ...
    • Garfield Sheriff: Suspect That Shot Trooper Had Alcohol, Cocaine in His System Today the Garfield County Sheriff's Office today released details of their investigation into the shooting of Trooper Eugene Hofaker on May 8th. Key points in the report: Trooper Eugene Hofaker was shot multiple times by Thomas Ornelas Trooper Shane Gosnell fired 14 shots at Thomas Ornelas, hitting him multiple times Ornelas' autopsy revealed cocain and a Blood Alcohol Content was more than twice ...
    • Register Now- The Rifle Elks Lodge Junior Golf Tournament The Rifle Elks Lodge is hosting a Junior Golf Tournament at the Rifle Creek Golf Course on July 1st at 8:30 am. Five to eight years old will play a three hole mixed team scramble with teams formed the day of the tournament. Nine to eleven years old men and women divisions will play five ...
    • Calling All Volunteers for the 43rd Carbondale Mountain Fair The 43rd Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair needs your help!  Over 300 volunteers come together every year to make Mountain Fair one of the most  popular and unique fairs in Colorado.  Mountain Fair needs help with everything from selling T-shirts to Peace Patrolling the fairgrounds.  Not to mention you get to hear great live music by ...
    • Pitkin County Hires Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (Aspen, CO – 6/17/2014) – “Recognizing the importance of being proactive to minimizing the risk of catastrophic wildfire in Pitkin County the Board of County Commissions supported and approved a year round position of a Wildfire Mitigation Specialist in the 2014 budget cycle”, said Valerie MacDonald the Pitkin County Emergency Manager. “Wildfire is the number one hazard risk in ...
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    • Volunteers Needed for Mountain Fair The 43rd Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair, taking place July 25-27, needs your help!  Over 300 volunteers come together every year to make Mountain Fair one of the most  popular and unique fairs in Colorado. Mountain Fair Volunteers who give over 4 hours of their time are also eligible to receive a Mountain Fair T-Shirt and ...
    • Safe Cycling Fellow Citizens of Carbondale, Bicycling season has begun. For those of you who know me, you may find me out there peddling alongside of you as I love to ride too! With that being said, I have some concerns regarding the following things: Cyclists failing to obey traffic control devices. Cyclists going the wrong way down the street. Cyclists ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...