From the KMTS News Room:

    • Sports HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL RESULTS Glenwood Springs—-3        Roaring Fork—-0 Summit—-3               Rifle—0 Eagle Valley—-3       Grand Valley—-0 SOCCER Roaring Fork—-4     Rifle—-0 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ACTION TONIGHT The Glenwood Demons travel to Conifer to take on the Lobos tonight at 7 o’clock.  Pre-game coverage begins at 6:45 on KMTS. Rifle welcomes Jefferson to Bear’s Stadium tonight for a homecoming showdown.  Coal Ridge plays at Meeker. Roaring Fork ...
    • News 9-ELEVEN REMEMBERANCES Glenwood Springs—Flags are flying at half-staff around the valley and across the nation in memory of those killed in the attacks on September 11th, 2001 as well as the four Americans killed in the 9-11 attack at the American Embassy in Benghazi in 2012.  TWIN TUNNELS RENAMED TO HONOR VETERANS Idaho Springs—The tunnels along Interstate ...
    • News RIFLE ELECTION RESULTS Rifle—Annick Pruett was the top vote-getter in Rifle’s municipal elections Tuesday.  The Community Relations Director at Grand River Hospital garnered 664 votes and will serve a 4-year term.  Incumbent councilman Joe Elliot was second in the race and will serve another four years along with the number finisher, former Garfield County Manager Ed ...
    • News NEW REPORT SHOWS DRILLING INCREASES WASTEWATER CONTAMINATION CROSSROADS, N.M. (AP) – The U.S. oil and gas production boom of the past decade has an unwanted side effect: Millions of gallons of briny wastewater have spilled onto land and flowed into waterways, often doing severe damage. An Associated Press analysis of state and federal record finds some ...
    • News GW COUNCIL MAY BAN SMOKING DOWNTOWN Glenwood Springs—Smoking in Glenwood Springs’ downtown commercial core may be banned soon. Last night the city council appeared to be reluctantly leaning in that direction.  The issue was brought before the council in response to a flood of complaints from citizens and business owners concerned about second hand smoke and ...
    • News THOMPSON DIVIDE PROTEST Glenwood Springs—Plans to do exploratory drilling in a popular recreation area near the Thompson Divide drew several protestors yesterday.  About 40 concerned citizens staged a peaceful demonstration with signs showing solidarity for preserving the divide and protecting it’s natural resources.  Houston-based SG Interests owns valid leases to drill in the meadow that people ...
    • News LLAMAS KILLED BY MOUNTAIN LIONS IN WESTERN COLORADO Grand Junction—Young, hungry mountain lions are on the prowl in Western Colorado and residents are being warned by wildlife officials to be cautious.  Three llamas were attacked by what is said to be a rare pack of juvenile mountain lions on the western slope.  Joe Lewandowski with Colorado ...
    • News IRONBRIDGE LAWSUIT GLENWOOD SPRINGS— Homeowners at Ironbridge are waiting to see if a judge will uphold $14 million in awards related to defects in the construction of homes on sinking soils. Recently a jury awarded close $7 million to 20 homeowners at the subdivision, determining that the developer, a Lehman Brothers subsidiary, was responsible for damage. ...
    • News SILT MAN INCOMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL FOR MURDER Glenwood Springs— Despite five months of intense mental health treatment, the Silt man accused of killing his father last December after a night of drinking and fighting is not competent to stand trial.  That’s the ruling from Garfield County District Judge James Boyd who based his decision on ...
    • News SMOKE AND HAZE TO LINGER IN COLORADO Undated—We may not see Colorado’s clear, blue skies until October according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.  Smoke from the horrific wildfires in the the northwest that has created a persistent gray haze from Grand Junction to Fort Collins is expected to hang around until the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS HOOPS: GS BOYS & GIRLS PLAY ON; RAMS UPSET LADY BEARS GLENWOOD SPRINGS(2/17/12) — After battling league-leading Eagle Valley through four quarters in one of their best efforts of the season before falling 59-52 last Friday, the Glenwood Springs senior boys gathered on the court of Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium to bid farewell to their high school basketball careers. Losing five of their last six games, ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 20TH GIRLS BASKETBALL: Class 4A State Tourney Pairings The 48-team Class 4A state tournament bracket has been released by CHSAA. Top seeds as expected went to Air Academy, Pueblo South, Pueblo West and D\’Evelyn. Below is a look at the pairings which are listed in bracket order. QUADRANT ONE (Tanya Haave Region) #1 Air Academy ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 17TH DENVER (AP) – Chris Udofia scored 19 points and Justin Coughlin 14 to lead Denver to a 77-52 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night. Chase Hallam added 13 points and Brett Olson 10 for the Pioneers (19-8, 9-5 Sun Belt), who never trailed and moved into a tie with Louisiana-Lafayette for second place in the league’s West Division. Darshawn McClellan scored ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 16TH HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Denver–A combined 21 wrestlers from Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley High School are grappling for medals at the annual state tournament in Denver. The wrestlers will compete today, tomorrow and Saturday at the Pepsi Center. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Basalt–The Basalt Longhorns host the Aspen Skiers tonight at the Big House. ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 14TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Craig–The Glenwood Lady Demons can clinch the Western Slope crown tonight with a win over the Moffat County Lady Bulldogs. The game begins at 6 o’clock and can be heard live on KMTS and KMTS.com. The boy’s game will follow at 7:30. NBA Denver–The Denver Nuggets are back in action tonight ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 13TH HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING The Western Slope will be well represented this week at the state tournament in Denver. 21 wrestlers from Grand Valley to Glenwood Springs are headed to state after qualifying last weekend at the 4A and 3A regional tournaments at Eagle Valley and Montrose respectively. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Craig–Tomorrow night in Craig, the Glenwood ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 10TH HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING/DIVING Thornton–Several members of the Glenwood Lady Demons Swim and Dive team will be competing today and tomorrow in the state 4A meet in Thornton. WRESTLING Gypsum–The Glenwood Demons are at Eagle Valley High School in Gypsum competing in a regional tournament. Wrestlers from Rifle, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley are grappling ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 9TH DENVER (AP) – Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points and the Dallas Mavericks snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the undermanned Denver Nuggets 105-95 on Wednesday night. Vince Carter added 17 points, and Shawn Marion and Rodrigue Beaubois added 13 points each for the Mavericks, who defeated Denver for the first time in five tries. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) – ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 8TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Rifle–Rifle and Coal Ridge split a pair of games last night at the Bear’s Den. The Lady Bears defeated Coal Ridge 55-43 while the Titans held off Rifle in the boy’s game, 64-52. SOCCER Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs High School senior student/athlete Holly Brown accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Nebraska-Kearney in the ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 7TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Rifle–The Rifle Bears welcome the Coal Ridge Titans to the Bear’s Den for two key league games tonight. The girl’s game begins at 6 and the boy’s tip off at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. NBA Denver–The Denver Nuggets lost to the Houston Rockets last ...