From the KMTS News Room:

    • Colorado Springs: In-City Hunting? Colorado Springs councilmembers are being urged to consider allowing hunting within city limits to combat high populations of deer. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have met with city leaders to discuss the issue. State officials say the hunt could decrease vehicle accidents, as well as the number of local gardens that get raided by the deer. One ...
    • Governor’s Race Fundraising Next year, the occupant of Colorado’s Governor’s mansion will be changing, when current Governor John Hickenlooper leaves the office due to term limits. There’s no shortage of candidates vying to replace Hickenlooper, but according to 2nd quarter campaign finance reports, some of them may face a shortage of cash. The current fundraising totals that were submitted ...
    • Man Pulls Knife in GWS Park Glenwood Springs police had to respond with at least a bit of force to Centennial Park in the downtown business district yesterday afternoon after they received a report that a homeless man had pulled a knife on another man during an argument in the park. When officers arrived, they found a man who matched the description ...
    • Accidental Bear Spray When heading into Colorado’s great outdoors, it always good to be prepared in case you run into a bear. But for one local tourist this past weekend, her protection apparently kicked in just a little too early. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s office says that the college-aged woman was one of a number of visitors that were ...
    • Marijuana Taxes Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado for three and a half years now, and the state recently reached a milestone in regard to the taxes that are assessed on the sales of pot. In May, tax revenue from pot sales officially reached $500 million dollars. A new report released this week detailed the major beneficiaries ...
    • Woman Pleads Not Guilty in GWS Murder A WOMAN WHO WAS INITIALLY CHARGED AS AN ACCESSORY TO A SHOOTING DEATH IN GLENWOOD SPRINGS LAST YEAR, WAS IN DISTRICT COURT YESTERDAY TO ENTER A PLEA – THIS TIME CHARGED AS AN ACCOMPLICE AND FACING A CHARGE OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER. MICHELLE CASTILLO PLEADED NOT GUILTY IN THE DEATH OF BLANCA SALAS-JURADO, WHO WAS FOUND WITH ...
    • Loma Gun Heist Arrest INVESTIGATORS WITH THE MESA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAY THAT A GRAND JUNCTION TEEN IS FACING CHARGES RELATED TO A GUN AND AMMUNITION HEIST IN THE TOWN OF LOMA LAST WINTER. 18-YEAR-OLD STEVEN TYLER COOK IS ACCUSED OF USING A TORCH TO BREAK INTO A GUN SAFE AND STEAL NEARLY $17,000 WORTH OF WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION BACK ...
    • Suspect in Blue Lake Deaths Arrested in Florida A 23 year old man is in custody in Florida, following an almost 4 month long investigation. According to a press release from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Samuel Brunelus was connected to capsules of Carfentanil, which were found near 26 year old Michael Martinez’ and 30 year old Camillo Sanchez’ bodies in a Blue ...
    • Steamboat Bike Accident A 64-year-old man has died of injuries suffered in a weekend bicycle crash in Steamboat Springs. Police Commander Annette Dopplick says it appears the man lost control of his bike early Sunday afternoon and went over the handlebars. Nobody saw the crash, but people heard it and immediately called 911. The man was taken to a hospital ...
    • Construction Jobs There’s good news for Colorado job-seekers – if they’re willing to get sweaty doing some old-fashioned manual labor. The Associated General Contractors of Colorado, the state’s construction oversight board, says that within the next 6 years, Colorado will need 30 thousand more construction workers than it has today. That might be a tough order to fill ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, October 22nd 3A SOCCER PLAYOFFS SCHEDULE Peach Valley—-The Coal Ridge Titans earned the 6th overall seed and will host a four team regional Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock.  The Titans will take on 27th seed Alexander Dawson.  The winner will play either number 11 Manitou Springs or 22nd seed Sheridan High School Saturday afternoon at 1.  Carbondale—The Roaring ...
    • Sports, October 21st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFF BRACKETS SET   2013 CHSAA Boys Soccer Championships – 2013 3A Bracket Location Various Cities, CO Print Bracket Add Bracket to my site Oct 25First round 1Colorado Academy 32Sterling View Pregame Show Details 16Fort Lupton 17Jefferson View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 6p 8Roaring Fork 25Fountain Valley View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 4p 9Faith Christian 24Telluride View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 1p 5Kent Denver 28Liberty Common View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 3:30p 12Bishop ...
    • Sports, October 18th HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL CHSAA POSTPONES STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Aurora—-The Basalt Lady Longhorns will have to wait until tomorrow to play La Junta in the first round of the State 3A Softball Tournament at the Aurora Sports Complex.  The Colorado High School Athletic Association postponed day one of the tournament due to snow and wet, muddy fields.  The ...
    • Sports, October 17th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCHEDULE Glenwood Springs at Rifle—-4pm Coal Ridge at Grand Valley—-4pm VOLLEYBALL Coal Ridge at Rifle—-6pm COLTS OWNER BACKPEDALS ON MANNING COMMENTS Fox, Polian chide Irsay for criticizing ManningENGLEWOOD (AP) – Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay has backed down a bit after Broncos coach John Fox and former Colts general manager Bill Polian chided him for comments critical of Peyton ...
    • Sports, October 16th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES VOLLEYBALL Battle Mountain—-3 Coal Ridge——0 Aspen—-3        Basalt—-0 Meeker—-3      Grand Valley—-1 SOCCER Coal Ridge—-10     Moffat County—0 Summit—6       Rifle—–0 Battle Mountain—-2    Basalt——0 Roaring Fork—–6      CRMS—–0 BRONCOS ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay has backed down a bit after Broncos coach John Fox and former Colts general manager Bill Polian chided him for comments critical of Peyton Manning.  Fox used his weekly SiriusXM ...
    • Sports, October 8th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE Grand Valley at Coal Ridge—-6pm Roaring Fork at Olathe—-6:30 SOCCER Glenwood at Eagle Valley—-6pm 4pm games—-Rifle at Palisade, Grand Valley at Moffat County, Vail Mtn. School at Roaring Fork, CRMS at Aspen. NUGGETS GUARD CLEARED OF CRIMINAL CHARGES CENTENNIAL (AP) – The domestic violence case against Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been dropped. Lisa Pinto, a ...
    • Sports, October 7th   HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES FOOTBALL Glenwood—-19    Eagle Valley—-0 Palisade—–28     Rifle—–27 Cedaredge—-27   Roaring Fork—-0 Bayfield—–27     Coal Ridge—–12 Grand Valley—-39      Pagosa Springs—-21 Olathe—–34       Basalt—–0 Gunnison—–14     Aspen—–10 VOLLEYBALL Glenwood—-3    Palisade—–1 Roaring Fork—-3     Cedaredge—-0 Coal Ridge—-3       Olathe——0 SOCCER Eagle Valley——3    Rifle—–0   MLB PLAYOFFS NATIONAL  LEAGUEFinal    Pittsburgh          5    St.  Louis      3Final    L.A.  Dodgers    13    Atlanta          6 NATIONAL  FOOTBALL  LEAGUEFinal    Baltimore            26    Miami                  23Final    Green  Bay            22    Detroit                9Final    St.  Louis            34    Jacksonville    20Final    Kansas  City        26    ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Overcome Mistakes to Down Devils, 19-0 GYPSUM(10/4/13) — “All kinds of crazy things happened,” Glenwood coach Rocky Whitworth said after two fumbles and a bad snap thwarted scoring opportunities, but the Demons still prevailed 19-0 over an outmanned Eagle Valley team. “Our defense played outstanding,” Whitworth said by way of explaining how Glenwood (3-2 Western Slope, 3-3 overall) won its third ...
    • Sports, October 4th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES SOCCER Palisade—-3      Glenwood—-0 Coal Ridge—-4     Rifle——-1 VOLLEYBALL Eagle Valley—-3   Glenwood —-2 Rifle——3       Hotchkiss——0 Coal Ridge—-3    Basalt—–0   FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  (All games 7 pm kickoff) Glenwood at Eagle Valley (Gypsum)  Live broadcast on KMTS begins at 6:45 #2 Palisade at #1 Rifle Bayfield at Coal Ridge Pagosa Springs at Grand Valley Basalt at Olathe Aspen at Gunnison ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…. BRONCOS WILL CONTINUE WITHOUT CHAMP ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Champ Bailey ...
    • Sports, October 3rd HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES SOFTBALL Basalt travels to Rifle for a 4 o’clock game. SOCCER At 4 o’clock this afternoon, Glenwood plays at Palisade while Rifle welcomes Coal Ridge. VOLLEYBALL Glenwood hosts Eagle Valley and Coal Ridge plays at Basalt at 6.  At 6:30, Delta and Grand Valley square off in Parachute. ELSEWHERE IN COLORADO SPORTS…   DENVER (AP) – Semyon Varlamov was sharp ...