From the KMTS News Room:

    • 2018 Colorado Proposition Results Constitutional Amendment V – Reduce Assembly Age Minimum From 25 to 21 years old 2,656 of 3,219 precincts – 83 percent Yes, 659,220 – 35 percent x-No, 1,228,980 – 65 percent Constitutional Amendment W – Revise Judge Retention Vote Allow single question 2,571 of 3,219 precincts – 80 percent Yes, 963,677 – 53 percent No, 845,148 – 47 percent Constitutional Amendment X – ...
    • Polis Will be Next Colorado Governor DENVER (AP) – Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton in the Colorado governor’s race. Polis’ victory Tuesday keeps the governor’s seat in Democratic hands. The 43-year-old Polis will succeed the term-limited John Hickenlooper to become Colorado’s first openly gay governor. Polis is a five-term congressman and technology ...
    • Weld County Man Pleads Guilty In Murders of Wife, Two Girls GREELEY (AP) – A Colorado man charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters has pleaded guilty under a plea deal that will allow him to avoid the death penalty. Christopher Watts entered his plea Tuesday during a court hearing in Greeley. Investigators have previously said that Watts admitted to police that he killed ...
    • Couple Arrested for Human Trafficking in Glenwood Glenwood Springs—It’s hard to fathom in this valley…human trafficking. A man and a woman have been indicted by a grand jury for prostituting minors out of a busy Glenwood Springs motel.  According to arrest reports, 30 year old Dasjuan Goode and 25 year old Damara Hester brought children from Aurora to the motel on 6th ...
    • Abandoned Puppies Left to Die Near Rifle Rifle—Nine newborn puppies with closed eyes and dried umbilical cords still attached, were found abandoned recently near Rifle.  Seven of them died.  The two surviving pups are being nursed back to health by a local veterinarian.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, a couple camping in the area around County Road 244, ...
    • Grand Junction Gynecologist Pleads Guilty to Harassment Grand Junction—A former Grand Junction gynecologist accused of using purple dye while examining a patient won’t be going to jail and will be allowed to continue practicing medicine.  58 year old Dr. Barry King pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of harassment to avoid jail time. His conviction will be thrown out as long as ...
    • Meth, Heroin, & Guns Seized in Garfield County Drug Bust RIFLE—Five people were arrested recently at a house south of Rifle that has long been known as a hotbed of drug and gang related activity. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Threat Assessment Group (TAG), deputies responded to a call of  ‘shots fired’ at 981 Gage Road. When deputies arrived at the ...
    • Glenwood Springs Economy Strengthened by the New Bridge Glenwood Springs—What a difference a year and a new bridge makes. The new Grand Avenue Bridge helped boost Glenwood Springs’ overall sales tax revenues by nearly 10 percent from August of 2017 to this year. The city collected over 1.6 million dollars this past August thanks in large part to more visitors staying in local ...
    • No Contract Extension for Aspen School District Superintendent Aspen—Aspen School District Superintendent Dr. John Maloy has a job until June 30th of 2021.  Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess.  The Aspen Board of Education chose not to extend his current contract.  The vote and announcement followed a series of closed-door, executive sessions held by the school board. No specific reasons were given for the ...
    • The Halloween Heat is On! Glenwood Springs—You don’t want to trade your Halloween costume for a county-issued jail jumpsuit. That’s what will happen if you’re caught driving drunk or stoned over the next few days. Law enforcement agencies across Colorado will be on the prowl for impaired drivers during the annual Halloween “Heat is On” DUI campaign starting at 6 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES Volleyball Glenwood—-3       Summit—-0 Coal Ridge—3        GJ Central—-0 Cedaredge—3        Roaring Fork—0 Eagle Valley—3     Rifle—-0 Soccer Battle Mountain—9    Rifle—0 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE   JFK at Glenwood Springs   7pm Florence at Rifle  7pm Aspen at Cedaredge   7pm Grand Valley at Basalt  7pm Battle Mountain at Roaring Fork 7pm Hotchkiss at Coal Ridge   ...
    • SPORTS LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES VOLLEYBALL Glenwood Springs—3                       Grand Junction Central—0 Rifle———–3                                    Summit—–1 Coal Ridge—-3                                 ...
    • SPORTS MLB  ROCKIES KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Danny Duffy and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, helping the Kansas City Royals hold off the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Tuesday night. Duffy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and retired the first two batters before walking DJ LeMahieu and allowing a homer to Nolan Arenado. BRONCOS UPDATE ENGLEWOOD, ...
    • SPORTS EMOTIONAL NIGHT AT COORS FIELD Denver—Rockies fans had to pull out the hankies last night to honor the franchise’s first manager, Don Baylor who died last week after a long battle with cancer. Then there were tears of joy as pitcher Chad Bettis returned to the mound for the first time since being diagnosed with testicular ...
    • SPORTS MLB/ROCKIES OPEN SECOND HALF OF SEASON IN NY New York, NY—Colorado Rockies’ right-handed ace Jon Gray toes the rubber tonight against the New York Mets at Citi Field.  The Mets counter with righty Jacob DeGrom. The Rockies are looking to get hot once again after their “June Swoon” that finds them in third place in the ...
    • SPORTS MIAMI (AP) — In Tuesday’s All-Star game in Miami, NL manager Joe Maddon’s batting order has Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon leading off, followed by Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton as the designated hitter. Washington right fielder Bryce Harper is third, followed by San Francisco catcher Buster Posey, Washington second baseman Daniel Murphy, Colorado third baseman Nolan ...
    • SPORTS BRONCOS SIGN A NEW PLAYER ENGLEWOOD (AP) – The Denver Broncos have signed six-year veteran cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris and waived cornerbackTaurean Nixon 24 hours after his pick-6 of Paxton Lynch at the team’s mandatory minicamp. Lewis-Harris spent four full seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals before splitting last season between the Bengals and Baltimore Ravens. Broncos coach Vance Joseph ...
    • NEWS LOCAL BASEBALL PLAYERS EARN POST SEASON HONORS 4A Western Slope 1st team All Conference Glenwood Springs Demons Sebastian “Chano” Gonzalez, SS /Pitcher     Tyler Boyd, 2B Rifle Bears Takoda Cheney, Pitcher/INF    Bryer Rew, INF    Gabe Marbas, Catcher Honorable Mention Glenwood Springs Brandon Benzel, 1B Rifle Bears Derek Wagler, SS    Drake Montgomery, OF MLB / ROCKIES PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Tommy Joseph hit a tying ...
    • SPORTS GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFFS–4A Pueblo Centennial—3             Glenwood Springs—2   3A SOCCER  #17 Coal Ridge vs. # 16Resurrection Christian at Jefferson Academy, Friday, May 12th 5pm #19 Basalt vs. # 14 Salida at Manitou Springs High School, Friday, May 12th  6pm #21 Aspen vs. # 13 Middle Park at Liberty Common, Friday, May 12th HIGH SCHOOL ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: DEMONS, HUSKIES PLAY FREEZE-TAG IN SPLIT EDWARDS (4/29/17) – Baseball in December? Two days from May, and it felt like winter ball as Glenwood Springs and Battle Mountain split an error-plagued doubleheader where it was 32 degrees at first pitch of game one, and snowing by the time Chano Gonzalez struck out the final hitter in an 18-4, five-inning Demon victory ...