From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • News SMOKE FROM NW FIRES SPREADS, PROMPTS FRONT RANGE HEALTH WARNINGS Glenwood Springs—A health advisory has been expanded to the front range due to the smoke from the wildfires in the northwest.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says people with respiratory problems or a heart condition to remain indoors if the smoke gets heavy.  ...
    • News . GREATER SAGE GROUSE GRANT AWARDED TO NEVADA Reno, Nevada—A 2 million dollar grant to keep the Greater Sage Grouse off the endangered or threatened species list has been awarded to Nevada by the Pentagon.  The money will help pay for habitat restoration under thousands of square miles of U.S. Navy training airspace.  Nevada Governor ...
    • News RIFLE COUNCIL CANDIDATE’S FORUM TONIGHT Rifle—Seven candidates are vying for five open seats on the Rifle City Council.  Tonight, citizens will have the chance to learn more about those running for office and where they stand on various issues.  The candidates are Theresa Hamilton, Dana Wood, Annick Pruett, Aaron Flesch, Brent Buss, Joe Elliot and ...
    • News WASHINGTON (AP) – The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the cause of a massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine that unleashed 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater. The inspector general’s office said the investigation also will focus on the EPA’s response to the Aug. 5 spill from the defunct ...
    • News ANIMAS RIVER SPILL DURANGO The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says significant progress is being made as water quality appears to be improving in a major Southwest river system that was contaminated by millions of gallons of toxic mine sludge. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Thursday that the latest testing results show improvements ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS BIKE MYSTERY Glenwood Springs—If your bicycle was stolen recently, the Glenwood Springs police department may have it.  20 bikes have been left around town in the last month but according to the Glenwood Springs Police Department, no thefts have been reported. Police Chief Terry Wilson says the department is trying to return the bikes ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 2ND High School Basketball Parachute–The Grand Valley Cardinals tipped off the season last night with a 54-32 win over Vail Mountain School. Carbondale–The annual Brenda Patch Memorial Tournament gets under way today at Roaring Fork High School. The Glenwood Lady Demons take on Basalt at 3:30 and the boys will play at 5. Roaring ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 22ND SPORTS, NOVEMBER 22ND
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 1ST High School Basketball Carbondale–The annual Brenda Patch basketball tournament tips off tomorrow at Roaring Fork High School. Girls and boys’ teams will compete in the annual scholarship fundraiser including Roaring Fork, Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs, Aspen and Basalt. The Lady Demons and the Lady Longhorns face each other tomorrow afternoon ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 30TH BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) – The first training session for a World Cup downhill race on the Birds of Prey course at Beaver Creek was canceled Tuesday so workers could shave down sections of the hill to help control speed. The jury elected to skip the run on a clear-blue day because racers were getting too much air on a ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 29TH NHL Denver–The Colorado Avalanche lost to the Dallas Stars last night at the Pepsi Center 3 to 1. College Basketball Boulder–The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off the Georgia Bulldogs 70 to 68 last night at the Coors Events Center. Monday Night Football New Orleans, LA–At Superdome in New Orleans, the Saints clobbered the New York Giants 49 -24. Elsewhere in sports… JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 28TH San Diego, CA–Once again, in dramatic, come-from-behind fashion, the Denver Broncos found a way to win a game. Sunday in San Diego, the Broncos beat the Chargers in overtime, 16 to 13. Matt Prater drilled a 37 yard field goal with 29 seconds left in the extra period to ...