From the KMTS News Room:

    • Denver Post Seeking New Strategy DENVER (AP) – The Denver Post Editorial Board is asking its hedge fund owner to rethink its business strategy or sell the newspaper to owners who will support the newsroom. The newspaper ran the editorial Sunday, a day before more than two dozen staff members will be laid off. It charged the New York City ...
    • Methane Ruling CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – A federal judge in Wyoming has ruled that energy companies do not have to comply with a signature environmental rule from the Obama era involving methane waste. Judge Scott Skavdahl ruled Wednesday that Bureau of Land Management regulations curbing the burning of excess gas from wells, as well as more labor-intensive ...
    • State Lawmakers Consider Misconduct Rules DENVER (AP) – Separating legislative leaders from the disciplinary process for sexual and workplace harassment is one recommendation for Colorado lawmakers. A report by a Denver-based employment law firm presented Thursday also calls for public release of both investigative results and disciplinary decisions involving lawmakers accused of misconduct. Lawmakers commissioned the report after several sexual ...
    • Fund Management Feud at CU BOULDER (AP) – The University of Colorado says it’s moving a majority of funds managed by the university’s student government over to the vice chancellor for student affairs. Chancellor Phil DiStefano says the university wants to take the burden of managing the funds off the student government. The student government says the decision violates university ...
    • Blagg Guilty Again Golden—For the second time in 14 years, Michael Blagg has been found guilty of murdering his wife Jennifer in Grand Junction. A jury in Golden delivered the verdict this morning after deliberating for three days. Blagg was first convicted of killing Jennifer in Mesa County in 2004 but 10 years later his conviction was overturned ...
    • Governor Pardons Convicts Denver—DENVER (AP) – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has pardoned 17 people he says have served their time, rebuilt their lives and are contributing to their communities. His clemency decisions affect individuals convicted of non-violent drug offenses and other crimes – most of them committed decades ago. One burglary case dates to 1963. The convictions made ...
    • Blagg Murder Trial Golden— (AP) – A former FBI agent believes Jennifer Blagg wasn’t killed by her husband Michael, but by a child predator targeting her 6-year-old daughter Abby. John Larsen testified in the second murder trial of Michael Blagg, who is accused of killing his wife Jennifer in 2001. Michael Blagg says he came home from work ...
    • Tri-County Health Study Glenwood Springs—Every year, Colorado is ranked as one of the healthiest states in the nation.  However, a recent board of health study of the tri-county area of Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle counties showed there are several aspects to overall health that often get overlooked.  Garfield County Public Health Director Yvonne Long helped coordinate a community ...
    • Garfield County Supports Natural Gas Market Study Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners approved a $5,000.00 contribution to help fund a Colorado Mesa University study that aims to explore other markets for natural gas. Commissioner Tom Jankovsky says the study is a collaborative effort with Southwestern Wyoming, Western Colorado and Eastern Utah. The CMU report will include analysis of interstate efforts ...
    • Garfield County Mosquito Program Glenwood Springs—$170,000.00 is a small price to keep mosquitoes under control in Garfield County.  County vegetation manager Steve Anthony is in charge of the annual mosquito control program.  It was implemented in 2004 to combat West Nile virus and covers 50 square miles, 34 of which are in unincorporated Garfield County.  Anthony says a few ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalArizona27St. Louis3 FinalTampa Bay23Atlanta19 FinalMiami15Baltimore13 FinalCincinnati37Cleveland3 FinalBuffalo30Houston21 FinalTennessee42Jacksonville39 Final OTN-Y Jets23N-Y Giants20 Final OTSan Francisco26Chicago20 FinalSeattle38Minnesota7 FinalDenver17San Diego3 FinalKansas City34Oakland20 FinalCarolina41New Orleans38 FinalPhiladelphia35New England28 FinalPittsburgh45Indianapolis10 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalMemphis95Phoenix93 FinalDallas116Washington104 FinalGolden State114Brooklyn98 FinalDetroit111L-A Lakers91 FinalOklahoma City98Sacramento95 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalCarolina5Arizona4 FinalChicago3Winnipeg1 FinalNew Jersey4Florida2 ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES Girls Ignacio….45       Glenwood…..24 Coal Ridge…37   Delta…….26 Boys Glenwood….64    Centauri….54  (Cam Horning—34 points) Delta….55       Coal Ridge…..51   NUGGETS-RAPTORS TORONTO (AP) — Will Barton came off the bench to score 22 points and Danilo Gallinari added another 21 as the Denver Nuggets stopped an eight-game losing streak, beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 Thursday night.Denver avoided its first nine-game losing streak since ...
    • SPORTS KMTS 2015-16 BASKETBALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE Thursday      Dec. 10th     Montrose @ Glenwood                      6 / 7:30 Friday            Dec. 11th     Faith Christian @  Glenwood            6:30 / 8   Saturday       Dec. 12th     Rifle @  Palisade                                 6 / 7:30 Friday            Dec. 18th     Delta @ Glenwood                              6 / 7:30 Tuesday        Dec. 22nd    Rifle / Coal Ridge @ Pepsi ...
    • SCORES FinalDallas24Miami14 FinalDenver17Chicago15 FinalIndianapolis24Atlanta21 FinalHouston24N-Y Jets17 FinalDetroit18Oakland13 FinalBaltimore16St. Louis13 FinalTampa Bay45Philadelphia17 FinalCarolina44Washington16 FinalKansas City33San Diego3 FinalGreen Bay30Minnesota13 FinalSeattle29San Francisco13 FinalArizona34Cincinnati31 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalToronto91L-A Clippers80 FinalBrooklyn111Boston101 FinalNew Orleans122Phoenix116 FinalOklahoma City117Dallas114 FinalGolden State118Denver105 FinalPortland107L-A Lakers93 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalCarolina4Los Angeles3 FinalSan Jose5Columbus3 FinalMontreal4N-Y Islanders2 FinalNew Jersey3Vancouver2 TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Final( 5) Duke86Georgetown84 Final( 6) Virginia83George Mason66 Final(11) ...
    • COLORADO SPORTS BRONCOS-BEARS Osweiler throws for 2 TDs, Broncos beat Bears 17-15 CHICAGO (AP) — Brock Osweiler threw for two touchdowns while starting for the injured Peyton Manning, and the Denver Broncos stopped Jeremy Langford on a 2-point conversion run in the final minute to beat the Chicago Bears 17-15 on Sunday.Langford scored on a 2-yard run ...
    • SPORTS BRONCOS-MANNING INJURY Kubiak benches Peyton Manning for Bears game ENGLEWOOD (AP) — Peyton Manning won’t suit up against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak is going with backup Brock Osweiler as he tries to get his 39-year-old quarterback healthy.Kubiak said he met with Manning on Monday morning and told him of his ...
    • SPORTS MANNING MAY BE DONE FOR A WHILE ENGLEWOOD. (AP) — Peyton Manning has a partially torn plantar fascia in his right foot, according to a person familiar with the situation.Manning has a tear in the thick tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes and creates the arch of the foot.It’s uncertain how long — ...
    • SPORTS AP-Scorecard Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalCarolina27Tennessee10 FinalChicago37St. Louis13 FinalPittsburgh30Cleveland9 FinalTampa Bay10Dallas6 FinalDetroit18Green Bay16 FinalJacksonville22Baltimore20 FinalMiami20Philadelphia19 FinalWashington47New Orleans14 FinalMinnesota30Oakland14 FinalKansas City29Denver13 FinalNew England27N-Y Giants26 FinalArizona39Seattle32 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalNew York95New Orleans87 FinalMemphis114Minnesota106 FinalCharlotte106Portland94 FinalUtah97Atlanta96 FinalBoston100Oklahoma City85 FinalSacramento107Toronto101 FinalL-A Lakers97Detroit85 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalN-Y Rangers4Toronto3 FinalChicago4Calgary1
    • KMTS Volleyball: TITANS GO DOWN, BUT PREP FOR NEXT YEAR Denver (11/14/15) – Tied at 17 in their first-round 3A state playoff match with Colorado’s number-one volleyball team, the Coal Ridge Titans suffered a critical loss on an unlucky Friday the 13th. Kaitlyn Detelefsen, the Titans’ devastating middle hitter who has signed to play for the University of Northern Colorado, went down with a possible ...
    • KMTS Football: BEARS BATTLE, BUT BOW OUT AT STATE COLORADO SPRINGS (11/13/15) – A pick-six, a flag, and a halfback pass proved too much for the Rifle Bears to overcome in losing their first-round state 3A playoff game to Discovery Canyon, 43-20 on a frigid Friday the 13th at Academy Stadium in Colorado Springs. The Bears were unlucky even before their game was switched from ...