From the KMTS News Room:

    • Beer Truck Crash Well – it was ALMOST a beer lover’s dream. . .but it didn’t turn out that way, and it couldn’t have happened at a worse time or place. Denver police say a semi-truck going through the Mousetrap in Denver nearly flew off the overpass from I-70 to I-25 yesterday, dumping hundreds of cans of Miller Genuine ...
    • Bear Shot Near Aspen Restaurant State wildlife officials have euthanized a bear after the animal found its way inside a restaurant atop Aspen Mountain and had to be shot by an employee. The Sundeck restaurant employee shot the 70-pound animal Saturday with a shotgun and a pistol. Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle says employees had tried unsuccessfully to scare the ...
    • Aurora Theater Victims Remembered It’s been 4 years today. . . but it never feels far away. It was July 20th, 2012 when a gunman opened fire inside Theater 9 of the Century Aurora 16 movie theater during a midnight showing of the Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises.” 12 moviegoers were killed and another 70 were injured in ...
    • Embezzling Case Takes Tragic Turn One of the largest embezzlement scandals in the history of the Garfield County Clerk & Recorders Office has now taken a tragic turn. Authorities say that 55-year-old Sean McMillan, husband of Robin McMillan who was convicted last year of stealing over $440,000 from the county, has taken his own life. Larimer County Deputy Coroner James McNaughton ...
    • Hiking Family Found Safe A harrowing ordeal for a family who spent 3 days lost in wilderness area near Silverton came to a happy end on Monday evening when the family’s father and 3 young children were found by a another group of hikers. 33-year old Dustin Beaver and his children – two boys, 6 & 8 years old, and ...
    • Colorado Delegates Walk Out of RNC in Protest Several of Colorado’s delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland were on the front lines of one of Day One’s most dramatic moments when they walked off the convention floor in protest after party leaders prevented their attempt to oust Donald Trump as the party’s presidential nominee. The group of delegates, led by Senator Mike ...
    • Warrant Issued for Suspect in Basalt Bomb Scare Legal problems are mounting for a Basalt man who was involved in a domestic dispute this past weekend that turned into a bomb scare that involved several law enforcement agencies. A judge in Eagle County has issued a warrant for 28-year-old Dustin Brown on charges of manufacturing an explosive device, a Class 4 felony, and ...
    • Paraglider Rescued Near Deep Lake Garfield County Search and Rescue crews were able to find and rescue a paraglider that was reported missing over the weekend.  According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, 26 year old Mitchell Stubbs was reported missing by his father late Friday night when he didn’t return to camp north of Deep Lake after leaving to go paragliding. Search and Rescue ...
    • Man Shot After Stopping to Assist Motorist A man was shot while attempting to help a fellow motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle over the weekend.  According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the man told deputies that he was driving to work on Highway 13 around 12:30 Saturday morning when he saw a vehicle stopped around mile marker nine with it’s emergency flashers on.  One ...
    • Garco Clerk Embezzler Accused Again District Attorney Sherry Caloia says a Garfield County Clerk & Recorder’s Office employee convicted of embezzling over $440,000 from the office hid a substantial sum of money in order to prevent it from being seized for restitution. Caloia announced Sunday that Robin McMillan, who was convicted last year for stealing from the Clerk’s office over a ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, November 19th Rifle–The Rifle Bears will travel to Pueblo this Saturday to take on the Pueblo East Eagles at Dutch Clark Stadium in a semifinal game. Rifle advanced after last Saturday’s 48-34 quarterfinal victory over the Roosevelt Roughriders. KMTS will be on hand with live coverage beginning at 12:30. DENVER (AP) – Peyton Manning threw ...
    • KMTS Football Playoffs: Rifle Finally Tested, But Advances to Semifinals, 48-34 RIFLE (11-17-12) — “I know where we’ll be for Thanksgiving,” said Kiki Moeller after her brother Ryan scored six touchdowns in the first real challenge the undefeated Rifle Bears (12-0) have faced this season, overcoming a tenacious Roosevelt team, in a 48-34 quarterfinal playoff win. So now the Moeller family knows it will spend part of ...
    • Sports, November 16th POST SEASON HONORS FOR GLENWOOD FOOTBALL PLAYER Glenwood Springs–Whenever Auston Tribble touched the football, everyone held their breath. The senior wideout, kick and punt return specialist dazzled opponents and crowds alike with electrifying moves and touchdown runs this season. It was announced at the Glenwood football banquet that Tribble earned 1st Team All-State, 1st ...
    • Sports, November 15th ELVIS EXPECTS TO PLAY AGAINST CHARGERS SUNDAY ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Elvis Dumervil plans to test his sprained left shoulder at practice Friday in hopes he can play Sunday against San Diego. The Denver Broncos’ two-time Pro Bowl defensive end was injured at Carolina last weekend but medical tests this week showed no torn muscles or ...
    • Sports, November 14th VONN OUT OF THE HOSPITAL Lindsey Vonn has been released from Vail Valley Hospital two days after being admitted for severe intestinal pain. Vonn’s publicist Lewis Kay says in an email that she’s “feeling much better and “resting comfortably at home.” He’s not sure when the four-time overall World Cup champion will return to skiing. ...
    • Sports, November 13th LINDSEY VONN STILL IN VAIL HOSPITAL Lindsey Vonn remains hospitalized in Colorado with “severe intestinal pain” that has been affecting her for the past two weeks. Vonn’s spokesman, Lewis Kay, tells The Associated Press that “Lindsey remains in the hospital awaiting results from diagnostic testing for severe intestinal pain.” The four-time overall World Cup ...
    • Sports, November 12th GOOD NEWS FOR ELVIS ENGLEWOOD (AP) – An MRI on Broncos defensive lineman Elvis Dumervil’s left shoulder Monday showed no tear. Dumervil had two tackles and a forced fumble when he left Sunday’s 36-14 win over in the second quarter. Coach John Fox said Monday that the injury was a muscle strain and the Broncos would know more ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Rifle Rolls Into State Second Round vs Roosevelt RIFLE (11/10/12) — “We do what we do,” Rifle coach Damon Wells said before his team did just that in a 42-0 domination of Erie in the first round of the 3A state playoffs, Saturday.  The win earns the Bears a second-round game at home against the Roosevelt Rough Riders, who outlasted Palisade, 21-15, and ...
    • Rifle Hosts Erie in First Round Playoff Game Today KMTS kicks off it’s 15th year of High School Football playoffs this afternoon.
    • Sports, November 9th HIGH SCHOOL 3A VOLLEYBALL STATE TOURNAMENT Denver–The 11th seeded Roaring Fork Lady Rams take on Platte Valley this afternoon at 2 at the Denver Coliseum. Roaring Fork will then battle Eaton at 5 o’clock. The Lady Rams are led by the twin towers Hattie and Megan Gianinetti. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Rifle–The number one ...