From the KMTS News Room:

    • RMNP Conviction Upheld An appellate court in Denver has upheld the conviction of a Colorado man who pushed his wife to her death from a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Harold Henthorn’s conviction Wednesday, saying the judge in the case properly allowed evidence that included the similar circumstances surrounding the ...
    • Colorado V.A. Wait Times Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medical appointments at veterans facilities in eastern Colorado and the Denver area are among the worst in the nation. veterans have seen little improvement in the three years since a national scandal erupted over the problem. The average wait for a primary care appointment at ...
    • Prosecutor Clears Martin Garfield County Commission Chairman John Martin has been cleared by a special prosecutor appointed to look into allegations of felony embezzelement leveled at Martin during last year’s election. Fifth Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown, a Democrat, says no charges will be filed in connection with the allegations made by Garfield County Democratic party leaders and the ...
    • GWS City Council/Arts Center The Glenwood Springs City Council is holding off on making any decisions about terminating city contracts with the Glenwood Arts Council – at least for another week. The council decided at their meeting last night to wait until after the arts council and its’ general membership can hold a meeting on August 1st to discuss how ...
    • Redwine News Conference Prosecutors handling the case against Mark Redwine for the 2012 murder of his 13-year-old son Dylan declined to pinpoint any definitive motive for the killing during a press conference Tuesday. La Plata County District Attorney Christian Champage mentioned the existence of compromising photos of Mark Redwine which were discovered by his son, but he declined to ...
    • Town Moves to Regulate Fracking A front range town has updated its public health and safety code so it can locally regulate the fracking industry. Erie trustees on Tuesday approved an ordinance allowing the town to consider complaints against fracking-related odors. The measure is the region’s first step toward local regulation of the fracking industry. The decision comes two weeks after trustees failed ...
    • Colorado Health Care Audit Colorado’s state health insurance exchange is in a position to be financially sustainable through 2019 – but changes to the federal health care law could easily jeopardize that scenario. That’s according to a state audit presented to lawmakers on Tuesday. The audit warns that changes to the Affordable Care Act could cut revenues for the state exchange ...
    • Support for Beating Victim Residents in Eagle are rallying together to support a local woman who was savagely beaten early this week while doing her job as a bartender. Locals have started a GoFundMe account for Dita Richterova, as well as a fund at the Brush Creek Saloon in Eagle where she works. Richterova was the only employee in the bar ...
    • Carbondale Robber Sentenced One of two culprits involved in an armed robbery of a Carbondale convenience store last winter was sentenced in District Court yesterday. 19-year-old Nicholas Ameral was sentenced to 6 years in prison for robbing the Cowen Center Convenience Store at gunpoint back in February along with his cousin Benjamin Weeks. After the hold-up, when the cousins ...
    • Wild Horse Amendment The ongoing battle between advocates for wild horses and those who say the horse population needs to be curbed is likely heading for another showdown if Congress approves revised language in the Interior Department’s 2018 budget that would allow for more horses to be destroyed. An amendment introduced by Representative Chris Stewart of Utah removed language ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • KMTS Football: Glenwood Defense Keys Homecoming Win over Delta GLENWOOD SPRINGS(9-27-13) — An extended halftime is not unexpected in a homecoming game, and lightning added another 30 minute delay, but neither rain nor a vaunted Delta passing game could keep Glenwood from its second straight league win, 15-7, over the ninth-ranked Panthers. After the weather dampened the homecoming festivities during intermission, the Panthers threatened ...
    • Sports, September 27th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL RESULTS Glenwood—–3     Steamboat Springs—-0   Coal Ridge—3 Moffat County—0   SOCCER Coal Ridge—2 Aspen—-0   Grand Valley—–1 Moffat County—–1 SOFTBALL Basalt——19 Grand Valley—-0 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ON TAP TONIGHT Glenwood welcomes 9th ranked Delta tonight for homecoming at Stubler Memorial Field.  Game time is set for 7 with pregame coverage beginning at 6:45 on KMTS. Rifle tackles Battle Mountain in Edwards tonight at 7.  Roaring Fork hosts Paonia, ...
    • Sports, September 25th SOCCER SCORES Glenwood—–3            Rifle——-1 CRMS——–4            Moffat Co.—-1   SOFTBALL Rifle——-19        Eagle Valley——3   VOLLEYBALL Roaring Fork —3       Moffat Co.—-1 Grand Valley——3     Rifle——0 MANNING AT THE TOP OF HIS GAME ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Peyton Manning is only getting better with age. Those surgical scars on his neck are starting to fade like all those fears that he might never be the same quarterback – or even play ...
    • Sports, September 24th HIGH SCHOOL  SPORTS ON TAP TONIGHT SOFTBALL Rifle hosts Eagle Valley at 4 o’clock. SOCCER Glenwood welcomes Rifle to Stubler Memorial Field for a 4 o’clock game while in Carbondale, CRMS takes on Moffat County. VOLLEYBALL Rifle travels to Parachute to take on Grand Valley at 6:30.   Roaring Fork heads north to Craig to battle the Moffat County Bulldogs. BRONCOS SHINE ON ...
    • Sports, September 23rd HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES 3A GLENWOOD—37     STEAMBOAT—10 RIFLE—-55      MONTEZUMA-CORTEZ—0 2A OLATHE—–43       COAL RIDGE—-0 GUNNISON—-27    GRAND VALLEY—25 PAGOSA SPRINGS—6    BASALT—-2 ASPEN—-24              BAYFIELD—–6 1A RIDGEVIEW ACADEMY—-28     ROARING FORK—–6   BRONCOS LB MILLER IN MORE HOT WATER NEW YORK (AP) – A person familiar with the case says Broncos All-Pro linebacker Von Miller was caught trying to manipulate the NFL’s drug-testing system. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because ...