From the KMTS News Room:

    • News ASPEN (AP) – The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office has suspended the search for a man who is thought to have entered the rushing waters at a popular swimming hole near Aspen.  31-year-old Will Graham’s car was found in the parking area next to the Devil’s Punchbowl, a popular cliff jumping spot off the road to ...
    • News GARCO CORONER IDENTIFIES WEEKEND DROWNING VICTIM Glenwood Springs—The name of the man who drowned last Saturday afternoon while rafting on the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon was released today by Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire.  56 year old David Janes of Warsaw, Illinois was rafting with two other people when he fell out of the boat ...
    • One Dead in Rafting Accident Today at approximately 12:38 PM Garfield County Deputies responded to a call from an observer who reported that a man had fallen from a raft on the Colorado River east of the Grizzly Creek Rest area (58060 US Highway 6). There were originally three people in the raft, two males and ...
    • News MARIJUANA MORATORIUM TO BE CONSIDERED BY GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—Does Glenwood Springs need another weed shop or grow op?  Tonight the Glenwood Springs City Council will tackle that question and discuss an ordinance to impose a 90 day moratorium on all new license applications for marijuana-related businesses. Council members have been talking about the temporary ...
    • News FORMER GARCO BOOKEEPER GETS 10 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – A former bookkeeper in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. 52 year old Robin McMillan was sentenced yesterday for theft and to filing a false tax return. Police say she estimated that she ...
    • News FED SAGE GROUSE FUNDS PROPOSED Denver—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is one of a handful of Democrats leading a fundraising effort to preserve both the Greater and Gunnison Sage Grouse.  The senators urged the Appropriations Committee to fund programs that include collaborating with landowners.  State and federal agencies hope to convince the BLM and Fish and ...
    • News LOCAL SNOWPACK UP Glenwood Springs—Just a few weeks ago, local streams and rivers were suffering from a lack of moisture and early season run off.  Thanks to one of the wettest months of May in recent history, conditions have changed drastically. According to the latest report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the watershed snowpack now sits ...
    • News WATCH OUT FOR BAMBI Undated—CDOT is warning drivers as deer and elk migrate to summer habitats across roads and highways. CDOT says there were 3,437 wildlife-vehicle collisions reported in Colorado in 2013, below the 10-year average of 3,605. There’s usually an increase in wildlife accidents during migration seasons in May and November. HANGING LAKE GATE ...
    • News EAGLE (AP) – A Pueblo man who was driving drunk and speeding when he flipped his car in Avon, killing a passenger and paralyzing another, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Eagle County District Attorney’s Office says Emanuel Villeda was sentenced for the June 9 crash that killed 22-year-old Rafael Torres-Ortiz. Villeda ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – The National Weather Service is forecasting up to two feet of snow in the eastern mountains and heavy rain starting late today evening and continuing through tomorrow morning in Colorado. The storm presents a new threat of flooding on the plains, where rural roads were underwater last week. DENVER (AP) –Colorado ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 27TH Dallas, TX–The Denver Nuggets tipped off the season with a dominant, 115-93 win over the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks last night in Texas. Ty Lawson led the Nuggets with 27 points. Tomorrow, they host the Utah Jazz. St. Paul, MN–The Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild last night in St. Paul ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 26TH GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The road to the NFC title will run through Lambeau Field this season. The defending Super Bowl champion Green Packers earned the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs with a 35-21 victory over visiting Chicago. Aaron Rodgers tossed five TD passes to give him 45 for the season against just six interceptions. It’s the ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 23RD Buffalo, NY–The Denver Broncos are slight favorites to beat the Bills in a Christmas Eve showdown in Buffalo. The game will be heard here on KMTS with kick off set for 11-am mountain time and the pre-game show starting at 9. NBA Phoenix, AZ–The Denver Nuggets beat the Suns in Phoenix last night 110 to ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 22ND Peach Valley–Coal Ridge boy’s basketball coach Paul Harvey will be holding a camp for younger players during the Christmas break. December 28th through the 31st, all boys and girls 3rd through 6th grade will learn all aspects of the game. The camp will be held at Coal Ridge High School from 10 to ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 21ST NBA Denver–The Denver Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns last night at the Pepsi Center 127-110. Ty Lawson led the scoring effort with 21 points. Major League Baseball Denver–After 11 solid seasons with the Minnesota Twins, All-Star outfielder Michael Cuddyer has signed a three year, 31 and a half million dollar contract with the Colorado Rockies. ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 20TH NHL Denver–The Colorado Avalanche beat the Philadelphia Flyers last night at the Pepsi Center 3 to 2. College Basketball The CU Buffs beat Cal State Bakersfield 70-64. CSU pounded Texas Southern 85 to 61 and the Denver Pioneers got past Wyoming 57-46. NBA The Denver Nuggets host the Phoenix Suns tonight in a pre-season game. NFL San Francisco, ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 19TH High School Basketball The Glenwood Lady Demons wrapped up the pre-season with a 20-point victory over the Aspen Lady Skiers to improve to 9 and 0. The Glenwood Boys lost toe Aspen 63-35 to fall to 5 and 3 in December. Glenwood will begin conference play at Steamboat ...
    • Demons, Titans Split Games vs GJ and Eagle Valley The Glenwood Demons Boys Basketball team lost to Grand Junction High School last night. The final score was 49-39. The Lady Demons, however, prevailed, winning 52-48. Coal Ridge traveled to Eagle Valley where their boys team also lost, 56-40. The Lady Titans held on to beat the Devils 37-35.
    • KMTS Hoops: GLENWOOD TEAMS REMAIN UNBEATEN, GO TO 3-0 GRAND JUNCTION (12/6/11) — There was the “beautiful game,” then the down-to-the wire, proverbial “ugly” win, but both Glenwood Springs basketball teams came out of Grand Junction Central\’s gym with victories to improve their unbeaten pre-season marks to 3-0. Glenwood Girls 82, Central 25 Kenzie Nelson-Buhler torched the 5A Lady Warriors (0-3) for 19 first-quarter ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 6TH High School Basketball Grand Junction–Tonight the Glenwood Demons girls’ and boys’ teams take on the Central Warriors in Grand Junction. The Lady Demons tip off at 5:30 while the boys’ game begins around 7. You can catch both games live on KMTS. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos are living on the edge ...