From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS DELAYS IN GW CANYON DUE TO ROCKFALL WORK Glenwood Springs—If you’re driving through Glenwood Canyon tomorrow, plan on being delayed. C-DOT officials say both directions of I-70 will be closed for 30 minutes to an hour while a helicopter delivers materials needed for the rockfall mitigation project. The closures will take place intermittently between 9am and ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park have delayed the opening of Trail Ridge Road because of whiteout snow conditions on Friday. Park rangers reported winds up to 30 miles per hour as the temperatures dipped to 24 degrees. COLLBRAN(AP) – Mesa County emergency management officials are evacuating people who live near a massive ...
    • NEWS GAS ROYALTIES MAY BE RETURNED TO WESTERN SLOPE Grand Junction / Washington, D.C.—Millions of dollars in gas royalties will be coming back to Western Colorado if Colorado Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner get their way. Colorado’s U.S. Senators may be on opposite sides of the aisle, but they’re on the same page over this issue. ...
    • NEWS SECOND MVD ASSAULT VICTIM Glenwood Springs–The former Mountain Valley Developmental Services caretaker accused of raping a developmentally disabled woman last month in a Glenwood Springs group home, is suspected in at least one other assault. 54 year old Jose Ignacio Echevarria remains behind bars and despite the serious charges, his bond has been reduced from ...
    • NEWS TWO DAY CLOSURE OF HANGING LAKE TRAIL Glenwood Springs—The Hanging Lake Trail will close tomorrow and Thursday while crews do some work on the popular path. This week, crews with the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District will replace a foundation to one of the railing posts below the staircase climb. Exit 125 will also be closed by ...
    • NEWS VERDICT HANDED DOWN IN THEATER MASSACRE CIVIL SUIT CENTENNIAL(AP) – The Latest on a lawsuit against the owner of a Colorado movie theater where 12 were killed (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A jury has found the owner of a Colorado movie theater is not liable for a 2012 shooting that left 12 ...
    • NEWS GARCO BOARD SENDS LETTER TO BLM OVER NEW LAND USE REGS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County simply wanted an explanation from the Bureau of Land Management on the new Planning 2.0 land use regulations. Assistant County Manager Fred Jarman says no one at the local or state offices could provide answers. That’s a big reason the county sent ...
    • Prescribed Burn Today Northeast of Aspen Federal fire officials are conducting a prescribed burn today Northeast of Aspen in the Hunter Creek Area. Smoke may be visible throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and maybe even beyond. Pictures below are courtesy of the Upper Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit.
    • NEWS OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY SUING FEDS OVER SAGE GROUSE RULES BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Representatives of the oil and gas industry say they are suing the Obama administration over drilling restrictions meant to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. The Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council said Thursday that local ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – Soon, U.S. adult citizens who live outside Colorado can become owners or investors in medical and recreational marijuana operations in-state. The Senate unanimously passed a bill that allows non-Coloradans to invest in the pot industry starting in 2017. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A judge is set to rule on the mental state ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, September 27th UNDATED (AP) – Never have officials from a sports league been so welcome. A tentative agreement was reached last night between the NFL and its officials, ending the labor dispute between the two sides. The bottom line is this: The veteran referees are back and will be in action tonight ...
    • Sports, September 26th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Glenwood Demons notched their second win of the season Tuesday, beating Rifle 9 to 1. Glenwood tallied 5 goals in the first half alone. Glenwood travels to Roaring Fork High School for a Saturday morning game at 11. Colorado Rocky Mountain School edged Moffat County 3 to 2. HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL The Roaring ...
    • Sports, September 25th ENGLEWOOD (AP) – One week, it’s interceptions. The next week, it’s incompletions. In a 31-25 loss to Houston, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw 26 incompletions, the highest number of misconnections he’s made in a single game over his 15-year career. The Associated Press reviewed all 26 incompletions. Seven were overthrown, four were ...
    • Sports, September 24th HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES GLENWOOD–55 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS–12 RIFLE–62 MONTEZUMA-CORTEZ–6 RIDGEVIEW ACADEMY–42 ROARING FORK–14 BAYFIELD–27 ASPEN–10 BASALT–10 PAGOSA SPRINGS–7 COAL RIDGE–13 OLATHE–6 OT GRAND VALLEY–40 GUNNISON–20 PALISADE–45 BATTLE MOUNTAIN–0 EAGLE VALLEY–68 ARVADA–14 DELTA–21 MOFFAT COUNTY–14 TOP 10 RANKINGS/WEEK 5 COLORADO ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Glenwood Breaks Out Against Sailors GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/21/12) — For three weeks the potent potion had been bubbling and building, and finally, beginning with a 95-yard opening kickoff return by Auston Tribble, and continuing throughout a 55-12 lambasting of the Steamboat Sailors, the frustration of being shackled by the state’s top three 3A football teams came bursting forth from an ...
    • Sports, September 21st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Steamboat Springs-3 Glenwood Springs-2 2OT Palisade-6 Rifle-1 VOLLEYBALL Coal Ridge-3 Aspen-0 Grand Valley-3 Basalt-1 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL–WEEK 4 SCHEDULE Glenwood is back home for a it’s first win of the season. Tonight, the Demons face the 1 and 2 Steamboat Springs Sailors at 7 o’clock. ...
    • Sports, September 19th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Coal Ridge–7 Delta–1 Battle Mountain–9 Rifle–3 Roaring Fork–7 CRMS–0 Basalt–12 Grand Valley–3 SOFTBALL Rifle–13 Delta–4 VOLLEYBALL Roaring Fork–3 Aspen–0 Coal Ridge–3 Rifle–0 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Three days after Aaron Hernandez was sidelined by an ankle injury, ...
    • Sports, September 18th HIGH SCHOOL GOLF Cortez–The post season is already here in boy’s golf. Today, 3A and 4A teams are competing in the Western Regional tournament at the Conquistador gold club in Cortez. VOLLEYBALL At 6 o’clock tonight, Roaring Fork plays at Aspen, Grand Valley travels to Meeker, Coal Ridge heads west to take on Rifle and at 6:30 ...
    • Sports, September 17th HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES/FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH RIFLE-28 GLENWOOD-0 MONTE VISTA-47 ROARING FORK-13 COAL RIDGE-36 GUNNISON-16 GRAND VALLEY-52- OLATHE-7 BAYFIELD-42 BASALT-0 ASPEN-21 PAGOSA SPRINGS-14 CURRENT 3A FOOTBALL RANKINGS/COLORADO PREPS 1-RIFLE 2-PALISADE 3-CONIFER 4-SILVER CREEK 5-HOLY FAMILY 6-DISCOVERY CANYON 7-FREDERICK 8-NORTHRIDGE 9-D’EVELYN 10-PUEBLO EAST HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Grand Valley and Coal Ridge were both swept in 3 games by ...
    • Sports, September 14th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons failed to score last night on their home field while the visiting Battle Mountain Huskies lit up the scoreboard with 6 goals. Glenwood travels to Grand Junction tomorrow for a noon game with Central. Rifle–The Rifle Bears fell to the visiting Eagle Valley Devils 3 to 2. Rifle ...