From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS GLENWOOD TEEN CHARGED IN FATAL DUI CRASH Glenwood Springs—A Glenwood Springs teen is facing a long prison sentence for a drunk driving crash that killed a Carbondale girl last month.  19 year old Gerardo Banda was officially charged with two counts of vehicular homicide for the May 14th rollover accident on Thompson Creek Road near Carbondale ...
    • NEWS CONTROLLED BURN GETS OUT OF CONTROL, KICKS UP HEAVY SMOKE New Castle—A lot of folks from New Castle to Rifle had to shut their windows last night because of heavy smoke.  It was coming from a controlled burn that quickly got out of control on County Road 311 between New Castle and Silt.  According to reports from ...
    • NEWS ROARING FORK CLUB / ST. JUDE'S BILL SIGNED BY GOV Denver—A water rights bill that stems from a court battle between the exclusive Roaring Fork Club of Basalt and it's neighbor, Saint Jude's Company was signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper.  Nearly two years ago, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that the club is not ...
    • NEWS ACCIDENTAL SHOOTINGS, COLORADO KIDS Denver— (AP) – Colorado recorded four accidental shootings involving children under 12 from 2014 through 2016, including two that resulted in charges against someone. Nationwide, there were 152 accidents in which children under age 12 either killed themselves or were mistakenly shot and killed by another child. Research by the USA TODAY Network ...
    • NEWS RIFLE IN NEED OF NEW SENIOR CARE CENTER Rifle—Rifle's aging care center has been meeting the needs of senior citizens for over half a century.  The E. Dene Moore Care Center's time is up.  A water leak in the lower level of the facility last year took six months and a half million dollars to repair. ...
    • NEWS DEADLY ROLLOVER NEAR CARBONDALE Carbondale—Criminal charges may be forthcoming in connection to last Sunday night's rollover accident near Carbondale that killed a local girl and sent five others to the hospital. The Colorado State Patrol says alcohol use is suspected and none of the six people in the Audi sedan was wearing a seat belt when ...
    • Carbondale Residents Displaced Following House Fire Carbondale Residents Displaced Following House FireA Carbondale family cannot return home following a fire today. According to a press release from the Carbondale Fire Department, the fire started in a bedroom of the single story duplex on Garfield Avenue and was reported shortly after 4:30 this afternoon. When firefighters arrived, the entire bedroom was on fire, with flames coming out the ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers concluded business for the year last night with hard-fought agreements on highways, hospitals and affordable housing – but the split Legislature racked up a lot of misses, too. Day 120 of the 2017 session saw the Democrat-led House send a signature bill that spares rural hospitals drastic budget cuts and ...
    • 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 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, May 8th GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF / REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Carbondale—Taylor Walters of the Rifle Lady Bears collected another impressive piece of hardware for her trophy case…her second straight 4A Regional championship.  Walters’ 2-over 74 at River Valley Ranch in Carbondale was good enough for the state crown and good enough to lead Rifle to a second place finish ...
    • Sports, May 7th TODD HELTON SENTENCED FOR DUI DENVER (AP) – Rockies first baseman Todd Helton has been sentenced to a year of probation and 24 hours of community service after pleading guilty to driving while ability-impaired.   Helton entered his plea today in an Adams County courtroom in Brighton.Helton was arrested Feb. 6 in Thornton, another suburb. Police ...
    • Sports, May 3rd HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Craig—The Rifle Bears beat the Steamboat Springs Sailors Thursday 9 to 2.  Danny Bartels went the full 7 innings in the 9 strikeout, 4 hit perfomance.  The Bears close out the regular season tomorrow with a home doubleheader against Battle Mountain. Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Demons host the second place Delta Panthers tomorrow in the ...
    • Sports, May 2nd HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Demons lost to the Rifle Bears yesterday 11 to 4.  Tristan Quigley earned his third win of the season while Chase Nieslanik suffered the loss. The Demons fell to 3 and 5 in league play and will host Delta this Saturday in a doubleheader home finale at 11 and 1.  ...
    • Sports, May 1st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Glenwood Lady Demons lost to Battle Mountain last night 3 to 1.  Glenwood will play for third place in the Western Slope tomorrow night at 5 at CMC’s Spring Valley campus. Battle Mountain earned an automatic birth into the 4A playoffs.  In 3A soccer, the Coal Ridge Lady Titans beat Roaring Fork ...
    • Sports, April 30th BASEBALL Edwards—The Glenwood Demons split a pair of games with the Battle Mountain Huskies yesterday in Edwards.  The Demons took the first game 11 to 4 and dropped the second contest 5 to 2.  SOCCER Edwards—The Glenwood Lady Demons need to beat Battle Mountain tonight on the turf in Edwards to earn a league-title showdown with the ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: Rifle Pitching Improves Playoff Prospects @ Eagle Valley GYPSUM (4/27/13) — Rifle baseball coach Troy Phillips couldn’t remember when his team completed a doubleheader in under three hours, but that’s what the Bears did as they swept Eagle Valley behind a pair of complete games by pitchers Danny Bartels and Teig Hauer, 3-1 and 4-1.   Timely hitting and solid defense also played a ...
    • Sports, April 26th   HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Demons earned their first Western Slope League victories yesterday by sweeping a doubleheader from the Summit Tigers, 3 to 2 and 18 to 3.  Chase Nieslanik went the distance on the mound in game one while Willie Salcido pitched all 7 innings in the nightcap. The Basalt Longhorns defeated the ...
    • Sports, April 25th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Lilly McSwain scored half of the goals in Glenwood’s 8 to nothing win over the visiting Eagle Valley Devils last night at Stubler Memorial Field.  The Lady Demons host Rifle tonight at 6 in the league finale. Coal Ridge improved to 8 and 0 in league play with yesterday’s 5-nothing shutout of Basalt.  The ...
    • Sports, April 24th HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Demons suffered an embarrassing, lopsided loss yesterday to the first place Palisade Bulldogs.  The 35 to nothing score was the worst defeat in the history of the Glenwood baseball program.  Tomorrow, the Demons will fight to get back in the win column as the Summit Tigers come to West Glenwood ...