From the KMTS News Room:

    • FBI FIRST DISCOVERED SCHOOL THREAT IN CARBONDALE 18 YEAR OLD SENIOR SUSPECTED IN ON LINE THREAT Carbondale—The FBI was first to discover the online threat made against Roaring Fork High School this morning that led to the shutdown of every high school campus in the RE-1 School District.  Federal agents contacted the Carbondale Police Department since the IP address of the computer that ...
    • RE-1 High Schools Closed Today – Elementary and Middle Schools on Lockout The Roaring Fork School District has confirmed that it has closed all it’s high schools and sent staff home today due to what is being called an anonymous online threat. This includes Glenwood Springs, Roaring Fork, Basalt and Bridges high schools. As a matter of protocol, Yampah Mountain High School has also cancelled classes. Elementary and Middle ...
    • Moment of Silence Today for Slain Mesa County Deputy Public Safety agencies in Mesa County know what three quick tone bursts on their radios mean; It means something serious is going on and everyone not involved in that situation needs to stay off the radio. Those three tones were heard a year ago this morning when Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer was shot and killed by ...
    • Scott Tipton on President’s Immigration Ban While the immigration debate has sparked protests around the country and broadened the political gap at the state and national levels, Colorado’s Third District Congressman Scott Tipton says despite the political rancor, there is common ground. Tipton says while there are divides, there are certain things everyone agrees on, such as “…the right to know ...
    • Sutey Land Exchange to be Finalized Tomorrow The long-awaited Sutey land exchange will take place tomorrow when the final documents are signed. David Boyd with the Bureau of Land Management says this exchange will have a positive impact on lands in Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin Counties. The Sutey Ranch north of Carbondale encompasses 557 acres while the Haines parcel south of Carbondale ...
    • NEWS BLM EVALUATING O AND G PLANS FOR WESTERN GARCO Silt—Nearly 30,000 acres of federal mineral leases will be auctioned off in western Colorado this year by the Bureau of Land Management.  The BLM is looking for public feedback on the plan to offer 28 parcels.  It includes over 7,200 acres in Garfield County and more than ...
    • NEWS OPEN RECORDS BILL POSTPONED Denver—A bill that would digitize Colorado’s public records was postponed today.  Grand Junction Republican Senator Ray Scott chairs the Senate, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee and says no new hearing date has been set.  The bill, sponsored by Democrat Senator John Kefalas would update CORA, the Colorado Open Records Act and make ...
    • NEWS SUPER BOWL DUI BLITZ STATEWIDE—Colorado law enforcement agencies are calling for an all out blitz on drunk and stoned drivers this Super Bowl weekend.  Even though the Broncos aren’t in the big game, it has grown into an unofficial national holiday of sorts as tons of snack foods are consumed and a lot of booze.  Starting ...
    • NEWS RIFLE POLICE CHIEF SWORN IN RIFLE—Thomas Klein has been on the job for a couple of weeks but last night he was sworn in as Rifle’s new police chief by Mayor Pro-Tem Barbara Clifton.  With 24 years of law enforcement experience under his belt, Chief Klein comes from Raleigh, North Carolina where he most recently served ...
    • NEWS LOCAL TRAVELING CHALLENGES GLENWOOD SPRINGS—There will be occasional, one lane closures both northbound and southbound on the Grand Avenue Bridge during the month of February.  C-DOT says the closures are necessary so crews can access construction on the traffic bridge walls downtown.  Also, 2017 is the “year of the bridge” that everyone is bracing for.  Sometime ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, March 11th   BRONCOS RELEASE PLAYERS   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos have released talented but troubled linebacker D.J. Williams, who was suspended for nine games last season and lost his starting job to Wesley Woodyard. The Broncos also released third quarterback Caleb Hanie, who didn’t take a single snap in his one season in Denver last year ...
    • KMTS Basketball: Roaring Fork vs. Faith Christian in State Sweet 16 Saturday CARBONDALE (3/8/13) –  Earning a first-round home regional set the fifth-ranked Roaring Fork boys up with number 28-seed Middle Park, and the result was predictable, a 72-49 first-round state playoff win for the Rams Friday.  In the other regional at Roaring Fork High School, Faith Christian held on for a 59-54 win over higher-seeded Centauri. So ...
    • Sports, March 8th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Grand Junction–The Glenwood Lady Demons were missing a couple of key players and lost a tough, overtime game to the Palisade Lady Bulldogs last night 3 to 2. HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF BASKETBALL Carbondale–The Roaring Fork Rams host a four-team regional tonight with 12th seeded Centauri taking on number 21 Faith Christian at 5 o’clock. ...
    • Sports, March 7th GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Rifle Lady Bears kick off the spring sports season with a home game this afternoon against Delta. The Glenwood Lady Demons take on Palisade tonight under the lights at 7 at Colorado Mesa University. NBA/NUGGETS Denver–Tonight, the red hot Denver Nuggets host Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the LA Clippers tonight ...
    • 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. ...