From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/21/2011) THE RIFLE BEARS WILL HOST THE ROARING FORK RAMS AT 6 AND 7:30. IT'S THE FIRST GAME FOR RIFLE SINCE THE DEATH OF THEIR TEAMMATE, AUSTIN BOOTH. THE BOYS TIP OFF AT 6 WHILE THE GIRLS PLAY AT 7:30. A SPAGHETTI DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION WILL BE HELD PRIOR TO THE FIRST GAME ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/19/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL….. THE GLENWOOD DEMONS WERE SWEPT BY THE 5-A FRUITA-MONUMENT WILDCATS LAST NIGHT IN FRUITA. THE LADY DEMONS LOST 62-53 WHILE THE GLENWOOD BOYS WERE BEATEN BY 18 POINTS. GLENWOOD WILL HOST THE EAGLE VALLEY DEVILS TOMORROW NIGHT. IN PARACHUTE, THE GRAND VALLEY LADY CARDINALS GOT ...