From the KMTS News Room:

    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL RIFLE—11 BATTLE MOUNTAIN—-10 MEEKER—–6 GRAND VALLEY—5 SOCCER BATTLE MOUNTAIN—-6 GLENWOOD SPRINGS—-2 ASPEN—-2 GRAND VALLEY—0 RIFLE—2 ROARING FORK—-0 MLB / ROCKIES Denver—The Colorado Rockies send heralded rookie Jon Gray to the hill tonight to face the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field in his major league debut. The NL West leading Dodgers counter with veteran southpaw Scott Kazmir. ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…. ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – Denver is celebrating its new train service between downtown and the airport. The train – officially called the University of Colorado A line – began running between Union Station and Denver International Airport on Friday filled with dignitaries. UNDATED (AP) – Colorado lawmakers are following up on promises to change the state’s system ...
    • NEWS JORDAN COVE LNG PIPELINE Rifle—A project that could pump billions of dollars into the economies of Colorado and across the northwest is still moving forward despite a rejection from the federal government. The Jordan Cove Liquid Natural Gas Pipeline aims to find new markets for a struggling industry. Bob Braddock, the Senior Project Adviser ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBAL SCORES Coal Ridge—11 Roaring Fork—1 Moffat County—9 Grand Valley—-6 Glenwood Springs is scheduled to host the Rifle Bears today at 3 in West Glenwood, weather permitting. The game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on the radio at 7. SOCCER SCORES Glenwood edged Eagle Valley last night at Stubler Memorial Field, 3 to 2. Rifle lost ...
    • NEWS GARCO JOINS NEIGHBORS IN PROTEST OVER METHANE RULES Glenwood Springs—Garfield County joined neighboring counties in opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules dealing with methane and waste reduction. A letter addressed to BLM Director Neil Kornze was originally drafted by the lead entity, Mesa County stating opposition to the “Waste Prevention, Production, Subject to ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF Aspen—The Rifle Lady Bears captured another team title with yesterday’s victory at the Aspen Invitational Tournament. Rifle finished with a team score of 254. The Lady Bear’s Elly Walters took top individual honors carding an 81. Glenwood Springs was second with a team score of 263. Lauen Murphy led the Lady ...
    • NEWS RIFLE STUDENT-ATHLETE KILLED IN ‘CAR SURFING’ INCIDENT Rifle—A popular student-athlete at Rifle High School died from his injuries suffered in an April Fool’s Day car surfing incident in the Rifle Wal-Mart parking lot. According to reports from Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, 18 year old Kyle Scholla died from massive head trauma last Saturday afternoon ...
    • NEWS BLM GIVES THUMBS UP TO NW COLORADO OIL SHALE PROJECT Rangely—A 50 thousand-barrel-per-day oil shale project outside of Rangely received tentative approval from the Bureau of Land Management recently. Enefit American Oil’s plan calls running pipelines and electricity to the project with the utility corridor going right through federal lands. Next month, the BLM will ...
    • NEWS INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS ON TONIGHT’S GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL AGENDA Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council plans to discuss future financial contributions toward an annual Fourth of July fireworks show at tonight’s meeting. The council will also discuss the city’s role in maintaining and controlling the crowds at the Hanging Lake Trail and rest area. ...
    • NEWS MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY ACROSS THE VALLEY Undated—The 2016 municipal election day can be summed up with the familiar phrase, “you win some, you lose some.” In Carbondale, voters welcomed three new trustees to the town board. Former Glenwood Springs City Councilman Dan Richardson will be joined by Marty Silverstein and Ben Bohmfalk. Eight candidates in ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JUNE 14TH Glenwood Springs–After six years, 113 victories, three Western Slope League Championships and one final four appearance, Bryan Derby has been fired as head coach of the Glenwood Lady Demons Basketball program. Derby says a drop in player participation and personality clashes were the reasons given for his dismissal. He disputes that ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 13TH MLB Denver–The Colorado Rockies lost to the Oakland A’s last night at Coors Field 8 to 5. The Rockies have dropped 6 in a row, matching the season high. Hosh Outman will be on the hill for the Rockies tonight looking for his first win. MLS Denver–The Colorado Rapids have re-signed defender Drew Moor to a ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 8TH BOSTON (AP) – After losing Game 5 at home, the Heat went to Boston and clobbered the Celtics 98-79 to force a decisive seventh game in the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals tomorrow night in Miami. LeBron James came up huge, with 45 points and 15 rebounds. PARIS (AP) – Second-seeded Rafael Nadal (rah-fay-ehl nah-DAHL’) and sixth-seeded David Ferrer (feh-REHR’) are ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 7TH Carbondale–A summer full of buckin’ broncos and barrel racing gets underway tonight at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. The gates open at 5:30 with slack at 6:30 and the Grand Entry at 7:30. Phoenix, AZ–The Rockies lost to the Diamondbacks in Phoenix last night, 6 to 1. The Rockies come home to ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 6TH MLB Phoenix–The Colorado Rockies were pummeled by the Arizona Diamondbacks last night in Phoenix 10 to nothing. D-Backs’ right hander Ian Kennedy struck out a career high 12 batters. Tonight, Josh Outman will be on the hill for the Rockies against Arizona’s Wade Miley. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Ryan Warner ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 5TH PHOENIX (AP) – Colorado rookie Christian Friedrich pitched four-hit ball for seven innings in the best outing of his young career and the Rockies won for the seventh time in eight games, 4-0 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. The 24-year-old left-hander struck out four and walked two, both in the first inning, to improve to 4-1 in six ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 4TH ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Peyton Manning showed excellent arm strength while airing it out Monday as the Denver Broncos worked on deep throws. The league’s only four-time MVP is returning from a nerve injury that caused weakness in his throwing arm, forced him to sit out last season and led to his release from the Indianapolis Colts. In the ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 1ST HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood Springs–Michaela Mansfield was named the Player of the Year in the Western Slope 4A. Glenwood Head Coach Steve White was named the Coach of the Year. In 3A, Aspen Skiers’ Junior Sally McGuren was voted the 2012 Player of the Year while ...
    • SPORTS, MAY 30TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Rifle–The best high school baseball players on the western slope got to display their skills one more time last night in Rifle at the All-Star game. The 3A Western Slope All Stars beat the 4A team 11 to 2. MLB Denver–The Colorado Rockies had yesterday off after Monday’s doubleheader sweep over the Houston ...
    • SPORTS, MAY 29TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Rifle–Tonight, the best 3A and 4A baseball players on the Western Slope will play one final game. The Western Slope All Star game at Cooper Field in Rifle will begin at 6:30. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons football team will hold spring practice this week in preparation for summer camps and ...