From the KMTS News Room:

    • Bomb Attempt Plea A man accused of leaving a bomb outside a police station in Nederland to avenge the killing of a fellow member of a hippie group in the 1970s is expected to plead guilty in court today. David Michael Ansberry is expected to acknowledge that he left a powerful bomb containing arsenic outside the Nederland Police Department ...
    • NFL IDENTITY THEFT IF YOU’RE GOING TO ATTEMPT TO STEAL SOMEONE’S IDENTITY, IT’S PROBABLY A GOOD IDEA TO NOT PICK SOMEONE WHO IS VERY WELL KNOWN TO MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. ASPEN POLICE SAY THAT A MIAMI MAN WAS ARRESTED LAST FRIDAY AFTER TRYING TO CONVINCE EMPLOYEES AT THE LOUIS VUITTON STORE THAT HE WAS FORMER NFL RECEIVER CHAD ...
    • NEW CHARGES FOR SILT FAMILY TWO MORE MEMBERS OF A SILT FAMILY EMBROILED IN A HIGH-PROFILE EMBEZZLEMENT CASE HAVE BEEN IMPLICATED IN THE EXPANDING INVESTIGATION INTO THE ALLEGED MULTI-YEAR SCAM AT THE BEAR WALLOW RANCH, OWNED BY WAFFLE HOUSE CEO JOE ROGERS JR. AND HIS WIFE. INVESTIGATORS SAY THAT 25 YEAR-OLD TYLER FARRIS AND 22-YEAR-OLD DUSTIN FARRIS, JOINED THEIR PARENTS, CHARLES ...
    • NEWS TRASH PICK UP TIMES CHANGED FOR G.A.B. Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs residents will have to get their trash cans to the curb before sunrise when the Grand Avenue Bridge detours begin exactly one month from today.  City officials say to avoid additional traffic tie-ups during peak morning rush hours, trash-hauling companies will begin their days at 5 ...
    • House Boat Explosion at Lake Powell Kills One, Injures Five Authorities say a fifth person was injured in a houseboat explosion in southeast Utah that killed a Colorado woman. The National Park Service said Thursday that a boy sustained minor injuries in the explosion that killed 52-year-old Kirsten Meyer of Castle Rock, Colorado. Four other people were critically injured. The boy was treated and released from a ...
    • NEWS GARFIELD COUNTY GETS A ‘CLEAN’ AUDIT Glenwood Springs—Despite a shrinking budget and dwindling tax revenues, Garfield County is in good financial shape according to independent auditor Paul Backes.  Backes was part of a team that conducted a 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. He was impressed with the county’s zero debt and solid accounting system.  Even with ...
    • NEWS TWO KILLED IN ROLLOVER NEAR SILT Silt—A young mother and her son were killed Monday afternoon in a horrific rollover accident on westbound I-70 between Silt and Mamm Creek.  The woman’s two daughters and her fiance were injured in the crash and taken to Grand River Hospital in Rifle.  Their conditions are unknown.  According to reports ...
    • NEWS SEARCH CONTINUES NEAR THE BELLS FOR NEW MEXICO MAN Aspen—The man who disappeared last fall while climbing the Maroon Bells hasn’t been forgotten.  Yesterday, members of Mountain Rescue Aspen went back out to look for 49 year old David Cook of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The elite rescue team searched around the Bells and Pyramid Peak but ...
    • NEWS STORM KING ANNIVERSARY Glenwood Springs—23 years ago today, 14 firefighters lost their lives on Storm King Mountain.  It’s a somber day for not only the city of Glenwood Springs but for the entire firefighting community.  In what was officially called the South Canyon Fire, the lightning-sparked blaze began on July 2nd, 1994 as a small, fairly ...
    • Air Resources Sent Home From Grand Hogback Fire Aerial resources assigned to the Grand Hogback Fire were sent home yesterday, with the exception of a single helicopter, which will remain on standby at the Garfield County Airport in Rifle. According to Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, ground crews will continue fighting the fire, which was estimated to be 50% contained ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • Sports, July 8th ROCKIES SWEPT BY D-BACKS PHOENIX (AP) – Patrick Corbin gave up three hits in eight innings to finally get his 10th victory and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Colorado 6-1 Sunday for their fifth straight win and a dominant three-game sweep of the Rockies. Corbin (10-1) struck out 10 in his seventh attempt at win No. 10. ...
    • Sports, July 5th ROCKIES AVOID SWEEP AGAINST DODGERS DENVER (AP) – Michael Cuddyer hit a solo homer and drove in three runs to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-5 on Thursday night. Cuddyer, who recently had his team-record, 27-game hitting streak snapped, also added a two-run double as the Rockies avoided being swept by ...
    • Sports, July 3rd   ROCKIES SHUTOUT AT HOME BY KERSHAW, DODGERS DENVER (AP) – Clayton Kershaw tossed a four-hitter for his second shutout of the season and rookie sensation Yasiel Puig had three more hits, including a solo homer, to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.The 22-year-old Puig also added ...
    • Sports, July 2nd LOCAL SWIMMERS HEADING TO STATE COMPETITION Glenwood Springs—Team Sopris is coming off a fourth place finish at last weekend’s Grand Junction Invitational. This weekend, 15 of the team’s best swimmers will compete at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs for the Rocky Mountain State Games. The Western Slope Championship meet will be held July 19th ...
    • Sports, July 1st AVS PICK FIRST IN DRAFT Denver—The Colorado Avalanche got the first overall pick in yesterday’s NHL draft. The Avs chose 17 year old forward and scoring phenom Nathan McKinnon.  The 6-1, 185 pounder is from the same hometown as Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins. ROCKIES LOSE FINALE TO GIANTS Denver—The Colorado Rockies lost to the San Francisco ...
    • Sports, June 28th NBA DRAFT DAY INCLUDES WHEELIN’ AND DEALIN’ DENVER (AP) – The Denver Nuggets have traded Kosta Koufos to the Memphis Grizzlies and have also dealt their first-round pick in Thursday night’s draft to the Utah Jazz. The Nuggets didn’t want to pay another young prospect to sit on their bench. So, they traded Frenchman Rudy ...