From the KMTS News Room:

    • Dotsero Mobile Home Park Residents Told to Shelter in Place UPDATE, 6:45 PM: Authorities say the police activity from earlier today has been completed and residents may return to the Dotsero Mobile Home Park. No further information was provided. Eagle County Authorities are advising residents at home in the Dotsero Mobile Home Park to “shelter in place” until a situation involving police is resolved. Meanwhile, a temporary shelter ...
    • NEWS DEADLY ACCIDENT NEAR RIFLE Rifle—A man was killed last night in a single vehicle accident on Highway 13 north of Rifle. According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the man, whose name has not been released, crashed near mile marker 15 around 6:40 last night and died at the scene. Highway 13 was closed for ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS FUNDRAISER Glenwood Springs—Don’t eulogize the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts just yet.  A grassroots effort is underway to keep the doors of the financially-strapped center open. Sandy Haver, a music teacher at the center, went before the city council Thursday night to plead for support. She assured the council there ...
    • NEWS GRAND AVE BRIDGE/EMPLOYER DISCUSSION Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs business owners are bracing for the impact of the Grand Avenue Bridge project.  When the old bridge closes August 14th to make way for the new one, employers in and around town will have to make some major adjustments.  C-DOT and the Grand Avenue Bridge Project Team say now is ...
    • NEWS NEW MEADOWS APARTMENT BUILDINGS ON HOLD Glenwood Springs—Groundbreaking on 97 new apartment units at Glenwood Meadows will have to wait a while longer.  Last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council, with newly sworn-in members Shelly Kaup, Jonathan Godes and Rick Vorhees, decided to continue the lengthy discussion until the next meeting.  Richard Myers with the Texas-based ...
    • NEWS SNOWMASS SUMMER PROJECTS APPROVED Carbondale—A bigger restaurant and improved fiber optics are two of the projects planned for this summer at the Snowmass Ski Area.  Today the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District gave final approval to the 2017 projects that also includes a new facility for the ski patrol at the top of Sam’s Knob.  The popular Sam’s ...
    • NEWS ANOTHER GARCO EMPLOYEE GUILTY OF EMBEZZLING Glenwood Springs—For the third time in five years a Garfield County employee is caught stealing.  Alicia Macias pled guilty to embezzling $18,000 while working for the Clerk and Recorder’s Office from 2011 to 2015.  As part of her plea for felony embezzlement, another count of felony theft was dropped.  The ...
    • Smoke in the Air Today from Controlled Burn Federal Fire managers are conducting a controlled burn today in the area of West Divide Creek. Smoke is visible throughout the Colorado and Roaring Fork Valleys. The intent of today’s burn is to improve wildlife habitat within the project areas, with an emphasis on enhancing mule deer and other large game winter and transition range forage.
    • Glenwood Man Dies in UTV Crash A Glenwood man is dead following a tragic accident involving a “Utility Task Vehicle” or UTV Saturday north of Rifle. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office and Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, the victim, 53-year-old Todd Sellie, was riding a 2013 Arctic Cat Wildcat side-by-side near the nine mile mark on JQS Road Saturday afternoon ...
    • Carbondale Barn Total Loss Following Fire Carbondale firefighters responded to a structure fire on Goose Creek Lane near County Road 100 just before noon today. According to Mike Wagner with the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, firefighters found a barn fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. The barn collapsed a short time later. Wagner says the fire was contained to ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, July 24th BRONCOS RELEASE LB ENGLEWOOD (AP) – The Denver Broncos are saving $3.5 million with the release of linebacker Joe Mays, who lost his starting job and then broke his left leg last season. Not long after signing for $12 million over three years, Mays was suspended a game and docked $50,000 for an illegal hit on ...
    • Sports, July 23rd BRONCOS-MILLER Broncos’ Von Miller says he did nothing wrong ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Faced with a possible four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy, Broncos linebacker Von Miller insists he did nothing wrong. He said through Twitter that he is confident “this’ll be resolved fairly.” A person with knowledge of the situation told The ...
    • Sports, July 22nd BRONCOS LB SUSPENDED FOR A MONTH ENGLEWOOD (AP) — Faced with a possible four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy, Broncos linebacker Von Miller insists he did nothing wrong. He said through Twitter that he is confident “this’ll be resolved fairly.”A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Miller will miss ...
    • Sports, July 19th ROCKIES BACK IN ACTION AFTER ALL-STAR BREAK Denver—The Colorado Rockies hope to make a move on the leaders in the National League West with a 10-game homestand starting tonight.  The Rockies take on the Chicago Cubs in the first of a three-game weekend series.  Jorge De La Rosa will be going for his 9th win of ...
    • Sports, July 17th GOLD MEDAL SKIER IN FAILING HEALTH The family of former Olympic downhill champion Bill Johnson says he is dealing with a life-threatening infection that has attacked his major organs and that he no longer wants to go through treatment. Hospitalized since June 29, Johnson’s mother said in a phone interview the one-time daredevil skier refuses a ...
    • Sports, July 16th ROCKIES’ CUDDYER JUST MISSES HR DERBY FINALS New York, NY—Colorado Rockies’ All-Star outfielder Michael Cuddyer managed to put 15 baseballs in the cheap seats last night during the first round of the home run derby at CitiField in New York.  Unfortunately he was edged out in the finals by 20 year old second year phenom Bryce ...
    • Sports, July 12th ROCKIES-DODGERS Streaking Dodgers beat Rockies 6-1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Capuano pitched shutout ball for 6 1/3 innings, Mark Ellis drove in four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Thursday night for their fifth win in a row. The Dodgers moved above .500 for the first time since ...
    • Sports, July 11th HOGBACK HUSTLE COMING TO NEW CASTLE New Castle—The popular “Hogback Hustle” will be held this Saturday morning in New Castle.  The annual 5k run and family fun walk begins in the City Market parking lot and finishes at Burning Mountain Park downtown.  For information contact the recreation department at newcastlerec.com. ROCKIES EDGE PADRES, BATTLE RED HOT DODGERS ...
    • Sports, July 10th ROCKIES LOSE TO PADRES SAN DIEGO (AP) – Eric Stults pitched a four-hitter, Alexi Amarista drove in two runs and the San Diego Padres snapped their 10-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Stults (7-7) struck out five and walked three in the complete game, supporting his cause with ...
    • Sports, July 9th BRONCOS EXEC BUSTED IN BRECKENRIDGE FOR DUI Breckenridge—Denver Broncos Director of Player Personnel and former All-America CU Buffaloes linebacker Matt Russell was arrested last weekend for drunk driving in Breckenridge after rear-ending a police patrol vehicle.  Russell, who won the Butkus Award as the nation’s best linebacker in 1996, bonded out of the Summit County jail ...