From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • NEWS ASPEN SKI INSTRUCTOR KILLED Aspen—A popular Aspen Skiing Instructor was killed over the weekend after crashing into a tree at Utah's Park City Resort. Authorities say 48 year old Hansi Brenninger was skiing on an advanced trail when he hit the tree just before 10:30 Saturday morning. Ski patrol officers administered medical attention ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs—13 Roaring Fork——-1 SATURDAY GAMES Summit at Rifle 11 and 1 o'clock Coal Ridge at Grand Valley 11 and 1 TRACK AND FIELD Grand Junction—The Glenwood Demons and Rifle Bears will compete in tomorrow's annual Mickey Dunn Invitational meet at Stocker Stadium. Meanwhile the Cedaredge Invitational will host 3A team from around the region including Coal ...
    • NEWS ID THEFT ON THE UPSWING DURING TAX SEASON IN COLORADO Denver—Colorado and other states are in a continuing battle to protect taxpayer's identity during tax season. Officials with the state revenue department are looking for ways to prevent identity thieves from filing false tax returns. Taxpayers are being told their refunds may take a ...
    • NEWS COLORADO BUDGET TALKS BEGIN Denver—Colorado taxpayers can forget getting a refund next year under the new budget being proposed. The good news is, there won't be any huge cuts to education. House lawmakers are debating Colorado's 27 billion dollar budget that actually includes a slight per-pupil increase for K-12 schools. A few months ago, ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 24TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Roaring Fork Rams host the Rifle Bears this afternoon at 4 o'clock. The Bears are in the driver's seat in the Western Slope 3A division after last weekend's doubleheader sweep of Cedaredge. Roaring Fork is coming off a split with the Olathe Pirates. The Coal Ridge Titans take on ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 23RD HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Rifle–The Rifle Bears are now in the driver's seat for the Western Slope 3A title if they can run the table. The Bears swept the Cedaredge Bruins in a key doubleheader Saturday afternoon, 10 to 7 and 3 to 1. Rifle travels to Carbondale tomorrow for a ...