From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS WESTBOUND I-70 OPEN IN GW CANYON Glenwood Springs—Motorists are happy today as westbound I-70 through Glenwood Canyon has reopened.  C-DOT closed the lanes in July for a massive maintenance project.  The eastbound side is still limited one lane until Friday. WEST SLOPE DRAWS LINE IN WATER BATTLE WITH FRONT RANGE Rifle—Close to 15-hundred western Colorado residents signed a ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS 2016 BUDGET Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs’ 2016 budget will be a hot topic at tonight’s city council meeting. The bulk of the 72.1 million dollar budget is going toward transportation-related projects including the city’s contribution to the 110 million dollar Grand Avenue Bridge.  The police department and parks and recreation will also get a large ...
    • News GARCO TO TEST NEW VOTING MACHINES Glenwood Springs—Garfield County is testing one of four new voting machines for this off-year election.  Seven other counties around the state are also putting the new technology to the test with the goal of choosing a new model for statewide use by next year.  The other counties are; Mesa, Adams, ...
    • News ASPEN (AP) – Police are looking for a Texas man they say stole nearly $6,000 of top-shelf liquor from stores in the Aspen area. Snowmass Village Police say the man dressed as a construction worker on Tuesday slipped Johnny Walker Blue, Don Perignon champagne, wine and other spirits into his baggy clothes. Police call the ...
    • News SERIAL SHOPLIFTER IN VALLEY LIKES HIS BOOZE Snowmass Village—Snowmass Village Police are teaming up with a police department in Texas to find a man with a peculiar penchant for shoplifting booze.  According to police reports and surveillance video, a black man, dressed like a construction worker, has walked into two Snowmass Village liquor stores and walked ...
    • News ASPEN TO DENVER FLIGHT HAS MECHANICAL TROUBLE STEAMBOAT SPRINGS) – A United flight with about 70 people on board made a safe emergency landing Wednesday morning at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Flight 4919 originated from Aspen and was headed to Denver when the pilots indicated there was a mechanical problem with the right engine and they ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, MARCH 13TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Rifle–The Rifle Bears host the Coal Ridge Titans this afternoon at 4 o’clock at Deerfield Park. You can catch the game live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight at 7. SOCCER Three games are scheduled this afternoon and tonight. Rifle plays at Coal Ridge at 4. Roaring Fork ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 12TH NCAA Men’s Basketball Men’s college basketball is alive and well in the state of Colorado. Both the CU Buffaloes and the CSU Rams are going to the big dance. The Buffs earned an automatic birth by winning the first ever Pac-12 tournament this past weekend. They earned an ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 9TH High School Soccer The Glenwood Lady Demons came away from Montrose yesterday with a 2-2 tie. Meanwhile, Coal Ridge lost to the Lady Bulldogs in Palisade 2 to 1. High School Baseball The Rifle Bears open up the new season at home Saturday against the Aspen Skiers. The first game ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 7TH DENVER (AP) – Jamie McGinn scored the first of a four-goal flurry in the second period and Semyon Varlamov (var-LAH’-mawf) stopped 21 shots as the Colorado Avalanche beat the struggling Minnesota Wild 7-1 on Tuesday night. Jay McClement, Jan Hejda (yahn HAY’-dah), Mark Olver, Ryan O’Reilly, David Jones and Cody McLeod also scored for the Avalanche, who have won six of ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 6TH Denver–The Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings last night in overtime, 119-116. Arron Afflalo scored a career high 32 points to lead the Nuggets. Denver–The Denver Broncos named placekicker Matt Prater their franchise player. That means the Broncos can match any offers other teams may make to the NFL’s strongest, most accurate ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 5TH NEW YORK (AP) – Now that the NFL has uncovered a big-money bounty program for players in New Orleans, it likely will zero in on other teams Gregg Williams worked for. That means the Titans, Redskins, Jaguars and Bills probably should all expect to hear from the league soon. Williams has admitted and apologized for running a bounty pool of up ...
    • KMTS B-ball Playoffs: Lady Bears Lose One-point Slugfest, 44-43 DENVER (3-3-12) –The Rifle Lady Bears played a regional tournament worthy of making the trip to the Great Eight 3A state championship in Fort Collins next weekend, but fell one point short, losing to Denver School of Science and Technology, 44-43 in the Sweet Sixteen final at “Daddy Bruce” Randolph Middle School ...
    • KMTS B-ball Playoffs: Lady Bears into Sweet 16; Rams fall to DSST DENVER (3-2-12) — There was a time when the number 23 was coveted on every basketball team… but though Michael Jordan\’s heroics are fading into sports history with this generation of high school hoopsters, Rifle\’s Chante Church and Denver Stapleton\’s Bailee Cotton were worthy of that number\’s past glories in leading their teams ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 2ND HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 3A REGIONAL PLAYOFFS Denver–The Rifle Lady Bears and the Roaring Fork Lady Rams will play in sub-regional games tonight at Bruce Randolph High School in Denver. The Lady Bears take on Middle Park at 5:30 while Roaring Fork will battle Denver School of Science and Technology at 7. Both ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 1ST Peach Valley–Coal Ridge High School is looking for a new head football coach. Scott Parker has decided to step down after four years at the helm to devote more time to his family. Parker led the Titans to their first and only playoff appearance in 2010. Denver–The Denver Nuggets began the second ...