From the KMTS News Room:

    • News CARBONDALE STRUCTURE FIRE INVESTIGATED Carbondale—An early morning fire at the Third Street Center in Carbondale is being investigated.  According to reports from the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District, crews responded to a structure fire at 1:30 this morning at the popular community center.  When they arrived, crews saw smoke coming out of the east side ...
    • News NO REDUCED BOND FOR PARACHUTE WOMAN JAILED IN DAUGHTER’S DEATH GLENWOOD SPRINGS(AP) – The mother facing charges in her infant daughter’s death in western Colorado will remain jailed on $100,000 bond, despite her attorney’s efforts to have the amount lowered. 41-year-old Phyllis Wyatt is facing a felony charge of criminally negligent child abuse causing death. ...
    • News GLENWOOD STABBING SUSPECT SOUGHT Glenwood Springs—The search is still on for the El Salvadoran man suspected of stabbing two Mexican men Sunday around midnight near the Grand Avenue bridge.  According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, one man was stabbed in the abdomen but neither man suffered life-threatening injuries.  Investigators say it appears the ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Fall Under Conifer Lights CONIFER — Glenwood Springs got on the scoreboard for the first time in the 2015 season, and led late in the third quarter before Conifer wore down the Demon defense to win the first game under their brand new home lights, 27-12 Friday. The Demons, who dropped to 0-2 in the young season, took a 12-7 ...
    • 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 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Broncos Reluctant to Celebrate League Victory ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The commemorative T-shirts and caps proclaiming the Denver Broncos 2011 AFC West champions sat mostly untouched in the team’s locker room Monday. After watching replays of their 7-3 loss to Kansas City, the Broncos still weren’t in any mood to celebrate their return to the playoffs after a six-year absence. Tim Tebow walked ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 2ND Denver–The Denver Broncos’ anemic offense could only muster 3 points in yesterday’s embarassing, 7 to 3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite closing out the regular season on a three game losing streak, the Broncos 8 and 8 record was enough to clinch the AFC West division thanks to the Oakland Raiders’ ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 30TH DENVER (AP) – Semyon Varlamov made 25 saves, Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Thursday night. Kevin Porter and Stefan Elliott also scored for Colorado, which went 8-1 at home in December. Mikkel Boedker (mih-KEHL’ BAHD’-kur) had two goals, and Kyle Chipchura had two assists for the Coyotes. Jason LaBarbera ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 29TH DENVER (AP) – Nene (neh-NAY’) scored 25 points, reserve Al Harrington had 18 points and seven rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to a 117-100 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Ty Lawson had 15 points and Danilo Gallinari had 11 points and five rebounds for the Nuggets, who have won their first two games of the season ...
    • 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, ...