From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS GW CANYON PROGRESS Glenwood Springs—Work crews have made sufficient enough progress repairing rock fall damage on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon that one lane is now open in each direction.  C-DOT officials say there may be instances where they have to return to the head-to-head configuration with a pace car but the goal is to keep both ...
    • NEWS WESTBOUND LANE THROUGH CANYON SET TO OPEN Glenwood Springs—The head to head configuration in Glenwood Canyon is coming to an end this afternoon around 4 O’clock.  Crews are looking to add one lane of I-70 on the westbound side while repair work from last month’s rockslide continues. GREAT NEED FOR NEW PSYCH HOSPITAL IN ...
    • NEWS SNOW CLOSES ASPEN SCHOOLS TODAY Aspen—The Aspen School District canceled classes today due to heavy snow, slick roads and limited visibility caused by fog.  A winter weather advisory is in effect today for the higher elevations.  A return to spring-like temperatures is expected Tuesday and the rest of the week. BLM SLASH PILES TO BE BURNED THIS ...
    • Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Dies at 94 – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/nancy-reagan-lady-dies-94/story?id=3349362
    • NEWS NO BOND FOR CAR JACKERS WHO LED CHASE THROUGH GLENWOOD Glenwood Springs. (AP) – The man and woman who led several law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs after fleeing an armed robbery are being held in the Garfield County Jail on a no-bond hold. 35 year old Eugene ...
    • NEWS COLORADO’S ‘MAKE MY DAY’ LAW DOESN’T APPLY TO JAIL CELLS Denver—Colorado’s so-called “Make My Day” law allows a citizen to use deadly force when someone breaks into their home.  The law does not apply to prison inmates.  That clarification is being made in a bill that was approved today by House lawmakers.  The law has been ...
    • NEWS HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH GARFIELD COUNTY Glenwood Springs—A pair of carjackers led several law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase last night along I-70 that began in Mesa County and ended in Glenwood Springs.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the chase topped out at 110 miles an hour and despite two ...
    • NEWS RX BURN PLANNED THIS SPRING IN RF VALLEY Redstone—A 900 acre prescribed burn is in the works this spring in the forest at Avalanche Creek.  According to information from the White River National Forest, this year’s first prescribed burn of mountain shrub, pinyon-juniper and aspen trees is a continuation from last spring.  White River Fuels Specialist ...
    • NEWS HEAD TO HEAD TRAFFIC THROUGH GW CANYON TO BEGIN SOON Glenwood Springs—10 days after a massive rockslide shut down Colorado’s main east-west thoroughfare, I-70 is finally reopening…at least part of it is.  This afternoon around 4 o’clock, the Colorado Department of Transportation will scrap the pilot car configuration using a one lane, limited hours escort between ...
    • NEWS ENVIRONMENTALISTS CHALLENGING SAGE GROUSE DECISION BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Environmental groups are suing to force the Obama administration to impose more restrictions on oil and gas drilling, grazing and other activities blamed for the decline of greater sage grouse across the American West. The lawsuit filed today says a sweeping conservation effort the government announced last ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS BASEBALL: Glenwood Sweeps Into Playoffs CRAIG (5/512) — Glenwood baseball coach Eric Nieslanik tried something he\’d never done before, and it helped the Demons reach a goal that\’s eluded them for three years and insured a doubleheader sweep of Moffat County, 18-1 and 6-5, Saturday in the regular season finale. When Cody Derby, who was ...
    • SPORTS, MAY 4TH HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Coal Ridge shutout Basalt 2 to nothing but had to settle for second place in the Western Slope behind the Aspen Skiers who beat Vail Mountain School 4 to 3 in overtime. SWIMMING Glenwood will be in Craig today for the Moffat County Invitational. TRACK AND FIELD The Coal Ridge Titans are in Cedaradge today for the Bruin ...
    • SPORTS, MAY 3RD ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Brandon Stokley was ready for a reunion, not retirement. The 14th-year wide receiver rejoined the Denver Broncos – and old pal Peyton Manning – this offseason after missing almost all of 2011. Stokley played in just two games for the New York Giants last year before a strained thigh led to an injury settlement. ...
    • KMTS Baseball: DEMONS WIN NON-LEAGUE DONNYBROOK IN FINAL FRAME DENVER (5/1/12) — For five innings it was just a normal, non-league game Glenwood Springs picked up to fill a gap in its schedule… then things went south, literally, as Denver South committed six errors and five wild pitches in ONE INNING and the Demons scored 14 runs in the last inning ...
    • SPORTS, MAY 1ST HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Aspen edged Roaring Fork 2 to 1. Vail Mountain beat Basalt 2 – zip while Vail Christian forfeited to Coal Ridge. Today, Rifle hosts Grand Valley, Rangely plays at Roaring Fork and Glenwood takes on Delta tonight at 6. GOLF The Lady Bears host the Rifle Invitational today at Rifle Creek. BASEBALL The Glenwood ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 30TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Glenwood Demons kept their playoff hopes alive with a doubleheader sweep over the Eagle Valley Devils on Saturday, 13 to 10 and 3 to 1. The Roaring Fork Rams swept Coal Ridge 19 to 8 and 12 to 2. In Rifle, the Bears split a doubleheader with the ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: Glenwood Moves Into Playoff Position with Sweep in Eagle GYPSUM (4/28/12) — What Carder Ullom didn\’t know hurt Eagle Valley as the Glenwood junior belted a two-run home run in the 9th inning to cap an improbable 13-10 comeback from a 9-0 deficit in the first game of a doubleheader sweep at Eagle Valley. The extra-inning dramatics, along with Cody Derby\’s 13-strikeout ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 27TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons snapped a three game losing streak with a 5 to 1, non-league win over the Roaring Fork Rams. Glenwood travels to Gypsum to take on Eagle Valley tomorrow at 11 and 1 o’clock. Both games will be broadcast live on the internet at KMTS.com and ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 26TH FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Colorado State head coach Kristen Holt has resigned after four seasons in charge of the women’s program. Assistant coach Dick Lien will fill in on an interim basis while athletic director Jack Graham and the school conduct a search for Holt’s replacement. This will be the third new coach Graham has had to hire ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 25TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Rifle Bears won their 8th straight game, beating the Roaring Fork Rams last night in Carbondale, 19 to 8. Pitcher Danny Bartels is now 9 and 0. Coal Ridge defeated Grand Valley 12 to 4. HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood edged Palisade 2 to 1 while Aspen beat CRMS by the same score. MLB The Colorado ...