From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS BLM SUED BY O AND G INDUSTRY OVER METHANE RULES Denver—The Bureau of Land Management’s rule dealing with venting and flaring of methane is being challenged in court by the oil and gas industry.  The Western Energy Alliance and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPPA), filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to have the ...
    • Officials Find no Evidence of Ratially-Motivated Display at Coal Ridge High School Rumors of a racially-motivated display at Coal Ridge High School this week are so far unfounded, according to Garfield RE-2 Director of Districtwide Services, Theresa Hamilton. The rumors began to spread on Facebook and were brought to KMTS’ attention Friday morning. Hamilton says an investigation by District officials and the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office was immediately begun. ...
    • NEWS HARVEY GAP ROAD REOPENS Silt—At long last, after a nearly three month closure, Harvey Gap Road is fully repaired and reopened to traffic.  The busy county road had to be closed August 13th when a section of it collapsed due to water flowing underneath.  Garfield County Road and Bridge crews along with SGM Engineering and the ...
    • 2016 Election Results 2016 Election Results from Garfield and Pitkin Counties (with Statewide Offices and Questions)
    • NEWS ELECTION DAY 2016 Glenwood Springs—Not long after the polls opened this morning, over two-thirds of the ballots sent out to Garfield County voters had been returned.  About 30 thousand were mailed out last month and so far, Republican ballots outnumber Democrat ballots by about one thousand. Statewide, that margin is closer to 20 thousand.  The intriguing ...
    • NEWS ELECTION DEADLINE Glenwood Springs—Today is the last day to turn in your voter registration by mail, fax or e-mail if you want to a ballot delivered to your home.  Everyone that applies after today will be notified to show up in person to a voter service or polling center.  Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico ...
    • NEWS HALLOWEEN DUI ENFORCEMENT Rifle—Halloween is three days away but the weekend leading up to it means a lot of costumed party-goers will be consuming a few spooky beverages.  The Colorado State Patrol is warning everyone to drink responsibly and do not get behind the wheel.  Additional troopers, officers and deputies will be on the road this ...
    • 2016 Candidate Debates and Issues Forum For those of you that would like to listen to these debates in their entirety… Glenwood Springs Board of Realtors Garfield County Commissioner Candidates Debate on October 26, 2016:   KMTS Connections On October 26, the three District Attorney Candidates participated in a KMTS Connections interview. This interview is a less formal, longer form conversation with the three candidates.   Glenwood ...
    • NEWS LOCAL BIKE THIEF PUT OUT OF BUSINESS Aspen—If your expensive mountain bike was stolen in the last couple of years, there’s a chance it was swiped and sold on eBay by a Glenwood Springs man.  According to reports from the Aspen Police Department, 31 year old Jose Sanchez is now behind bars for stealing pricey, name ...
    • NEWS 8TH STREET BRIDGE REOPENS Glenwood Springs—The wait is over for commuters.  The 8th Street Bridge work is done and open once again.  The reopening was delayed by a couple of days while work crews completed paving and some finishing touches.  The bridge officially reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon at 4;15. GLENWOOD SPRINGS MURDER-SUICIDE INVESTIGATED Glenwood Springs—An apparent murder-suicide ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, March 6th HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS KICKS OFF THIS WEEK GIRL’S SOCCER Two local teams kick off the season tomorrow. The Rifle Lady Bears have a 4 o’clock home game with Delta while the Glenwood Lady Demons play under the lights at Palisade tomorrow at 7. NBA/NUGGETS Sacramento, CA–The Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings last night in California, 120-113. ...
    • Sports, March 5th NBA/DENVER NUGGETS Denver–The Nuggets won their 11th straight home game with last night’s 104-88 trouncing of the Atlanta Hawks. Corey Brewer led the Nuggets with 22 points. Ty Lawson had 18. NHL/AVALANCHE Denver–The Colorado Avalanche take on the Detroit Red Wings tonight at the Pepsi Center. COLLEGE BASKETBALL/DENVER PIONEERS DENVER (AP) – Denver guard Chase Hallam is relishing his return to ...
    • Sports, March 4th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 3A REGIONAL BRACKETS CLASS 3A – STATE TOURNAMENT BOYS 1st round games: Friday March 8th Winners play second round game on Saturday March 9th REGION ONE #1 Kent Denver (21-1) vs #32 Aurora West Prep (8-8) #16 Aspen (18-4) vs #17 La Junta (16-6) REGION TWO #8 Denver Science (17-5) vs #25 James Irwin (14-7) #9 Sterling (18-4) vs ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: RAMS ARE DISTRICT CHAMPIONS, WILL HOST 3A REGIONAL   PALISADE HIGH SCHOOL (3/2/13) –  Trae Moxley said coach Larry Williams’ instructions were simple for Roaring Fork’s 59-54 Western Slope 3A District championship win over Moffat County:  “Get boards, boards, boards, and make sure they didn’t get second shots.” Moxley and his Ram teammates executed the plan well, dominating the glass, 41-25, with the 6-5 senior ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Lady Demons Just Miss Upset; Bears Advance     LAKEWOOD (3/1/13) -Next year nearly arrived early as the young Glenwood Lady Demons nearly knocked off  number-one seeded D’Evelyn before falling 47-44 in the first round of the 4A state playoffs. “We gave them a big surprise, even surprised ourselves,” a fiercely proud coach Jackie Gaddis said after her team fought the 23-1 Jaguars to the ...
    • Sports, March 1st HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS 3A Districts Carbondale–The Roaring Fork girls and boys swept the Coal Ridge Titans last night in Carbondale. The Lady Rams won 54-40 while the boy’s took the nightcap 58-51. The Lady Rams will play top-seeded Moffat County this afternoon at 3 in a semi final game at Palisade High School. ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Rams Boys & Girls Advance to Palisade in Districts   CARBONDALE (2/28/13) — After his top-seeded Roaring Fork Rams had survived a harrowing challenge from last-place Coal Ridge, 58-51, boys coach Larry Williams admitted, “It was nerve-wracking knowing our season would be over if we lost, even though we won the league. Maybe that affected us a little bit.” The second quarter was typical: Roaring Fork ...
    • Sports, February 28th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS BOYS 4A Greeley–The Glenwood Demons played well for about three quarters but got blown out in the fourth quarter in last night’s first round playoff game at Greeley Central. The Wildcats ended Glenwood’s season with a 63-44 victory. Senior Collin Porterfield led the Demons with 17 points. Rifle–The Rifle Bears’ season came to ...
    • Sports, February 27th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 4A GIRLS PLAYOFFS Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Lady Demons advanced to the round of 32 with last night’s 52-42 victory over the visiting Lady Panthers of Harrison High School. 6-1 sophomore Madi Spence led all scorers with a career high of 20 points. Glenwood travels to the front range this Friday night ...
    • KMTS Basketball: SPENCE DRIVES LADY DEMONS TO 4A SECOND ROUND   GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/26/13) — The sophomores are growing up for Glenwood Springs as Madi Spence and Jordan DeCrow, with a big boost off the bench from Jaime Crowley, lifted the Lady Demons to a 4A first-round home win over Colorado Springs Harrison, 52-42 Tuesday. Spence had a dominant, breakout game, recording just her second double-double of ...