From the KMTS News Room:

    • Town of Carbondale Agrees With Garfield County Burn Restrictions Carbondale, Colo. – In conjunction with Garfield County’s Stage I Fire Restrictions that begin May 31, 2018, the Town of Carbondale and Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District are instituting State I Fire Restrictions within town limits until further notice. Stage I Fire Restrictions include: • campfires are only allowed within designated fire grates in developed campgrounds ...
    • City of Rifle Answers Your Burning Questions Due to extremely dry conditions, effective May 31st, Garfield County enacted Stage 1 fire restrictions which will remain in place until further notice. Pursuant to Rifle Municipal Code 10-10-40 (e), all fire restrictions issued by Garfield County are applicable in the City of Rifle. This leaves Rifle Citizens wondering what they can and can’t do ...
    • Garfield County Begins Fire Restrictions Stage 1 fire restrictions for unincorporated, private, & state lands begin for Garfield County tomorrow May 31, 2018, beginning at 12:00 AM.  The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the six Fire Districts in Garfield County, (Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, the Glenwood Springs Fire Department, Colorado River Fire Rescue, Grand Valley Fire, ...
    • No Trial For Killer of Mesa County Deputy Grand Junction—The young man who shot and killed Mesa County Sheriff's Deputy Derek Geer over two years ago will not be tried in court.  20 year old Austin Holzer pled guilty today to second degree murder, first degree assault and a crime of violence in the death of Deputy Geer.  Holzer was 17 at the ...
    • Kayaker's Body Found Telluride—The body of the kayaker who went missing nearly two weeks ago in Miramonte Reservoir in San Miguel County has been found.  The Sheriff's office says the body of the 21 year old Norwood man was recovered last night by deputies and parks and wildlife officers.  The friend of the man told authorities he spoke ...
    • Campground Evacuated Due to Fire Campground Evacuated Due to FireGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – A brush fire in western Colorado closed Interstate 70 for several hours and led state park officials to evacuate a campground as a precaution. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says all 77 campsites in the Island Access Campground in the James M. Robb Colorado River State Park were full on Friday evening ...
    • Eastbound I-70 Closed Due To Major Early Morning Accident UPDATE, Eastbound I-70 is Open! Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, a pair of motorcyclists laid down their bikes to avoid a bear on the interstate. A semi-truck clipped one of the motorcycles and the semi-truck was soon engulfed in flames. The fire caused several explosions that were heard throughout much of New Castle. Fortunately, there were ...
    • Drug Dealing Brothers Busted In Garfield County Glenwood Springs—A sizable methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin trafficking operation in Garfield and Eagle County has been shut down following a nearly year-long undercover investigation.  The main suspects, brothers Jose Alejandro Flores-Alba and Agustin Flores-Alba are in custody.  According to information from the Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT) one undercover officer buy netted about two ...
    • Eagle County Investing In Mental Health Resources Eagle—After a record year for suicides in Eagle County, officials have decided to invest more money to expand mental health resources.  The Eagle County Board of Commissioners committed a half million dollars based on recommendations from the county's new Mental Health Advisory Committee.  Mental health providers in the county say calls for service have gone ...
    • More Western Colorado Communities Banning Fireworks Grand Junction—If you want Fourth of July fireworks this year, you might have to go to Disneyland.  More communities in Western Colorado have decided to ban Independence Day pyrotechnics because of the extreme fire danger.  The Mesa County Board of Commissioners approved a ban on the sale of fireworks in unincorporated areas this week.  Megan ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The Glenwood Demons split with the Montrose Indians in the opening games of the demon invitational last night.  The Lady Demons lost 44-23 while the Glenwood boys came away with a 71-62 victory.  Senior Cam Horning led all scorers with 21 points.  Tonight, glenwood battles 3A powerhouse, Faith Christian at 6:30 ...
    • SPORTS BC-FBN–NFL Expanded Glance National Football League Expanded Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST AMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv New England1020.8333752476-1-04-1-07-1-03-1-04-0-0 N.Y. Jets750.5832952484-2-03-3-05-4-02-1-02-2-0 Buffalo660.5002962783-3-03-3-06-5-00-1-03-2-0 Miami570.4172403002-3-03-4-03-6-02-1-00-5-0 South WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Indianapolis660.5002593053-3-03-3-04-4-02-2-03-0-0 Houston660.5002532644-2-02-4-04-4-02-2-02-1-0 Jacksonville480.3332753413-3-01-5-04-6-00-2-01-3-0 Tennessee390.2502452961-6-02-3-01-7-02-2-01-3-0 North WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Cincinnati1020.8333341965-1-05-1-08-1-02-1-04-0-0 Pittsburgh750.5833112405-2-02-3-04-4-03-1-01-2-0 Baltimore480.3332722912-3-02-5-03-6-01-2-02-2-0 Cleveland2100.1672163471-5-01-5-02-8-00-2-01-4-0 West WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Denver1020.8332692104-1-06-1-06-2-04-0-03-1-0 Kansas City750.5833212403-2-04-3-06-2-01-3-03-1-0 Oakland570.4172843142-4-03-3-05-4-00-3-01-2-0 San Diego390.2502473242-5-01-4-02-6-01-3-00-3-0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayNFCAFCDiv Washington570.4172572865-2-00-5-05-4-00-3-02-2-0 Philadelphia570.4172783022-3-03-4-03-6-02-1-02-2-0 N.Y. Giants570.4173072963-3-02-4-04-5-01-2-02-3-0 Dallas480.3332232771-5-03-3-03-7-01-1-03-2-0 South ...
    • 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