From the KMTS News Room:

    • Widespread Power Outage in South Glenwood UPDATE:  Power is back on at 8:25. UPDATE: Power back off at 7:15. UPDATE:  Power came back on around 6:45. Power is out south of 23rd Street in Glenwood Springs this morning.  The power outage is affecting all traffic signals and KMTS.  Remember, a non-functioning traffic light is to be treated as an all-way stop.
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) — Fifty sheriffs in Colorado, including Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario have written to the White House to oppose any plan to move detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center to prisons in the state. The letter says that Colorado would be in danger if the Pentagon sends Guantanamo detainees to either of ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) — Supporters of universal health care have gathered enough signatures to put their plan on Colorado ballots next year. Secretary of State Wayne Williams says proponents submitted nearly 159,000 qualified signatures, about 60,000 more than required to put the measure on the ballot. COLORADO SPRINGS(AP) — Authorities say no one survived the crash ...
    • NEWS 2015 ELECTION RESULTS Glenwood Springs—The so-called “off year” election turned out to be a big year for local educators.  The 122 million dollar bond issue for the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District won handily with 57 percent of the voters saying ‘yes’ to higher property taxes while 43 percent of the voters from Glenwood Springs to ...
    • NEWS GARCO PULLS PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDS Glenwood Springs—Planned Parenthood in Glenwood Springs won’t receive any funds from Garfield County next year. The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to deny the request from the Human Services Commission for 15-hundred dollars.  Commissioner Tom Jankovsky made the motion to cut funds saying he’s been getting several e-mails from the ...
    • NEWS FORT COLLINS (AP) — Authorities have charged a Fort Collins man with illegal possession of a high-capacity magazine, making use of a controversial law for the first time. Prosecutors filed the charge last week after threats were directed toward Fort Range Community College. Court records say he was arrested after a psychologist reported he was ...
    • NEWS CASTLE ROCK (AP) — A carjacker has been sentenced to 160 years in prison for leading police on a 75-mile chase Longmont last year and nearly killing a Colorado state trooper. A judge today sentenced Ryan Stone on 18 charges. The chase started when Stone stole an SUV with a 4-year-old boy inside before carjacking ...
    • NEWS ELECTION BALLOTS DENVER (AP) — Secretary of State Wayne Williams is recommending that voters who haven't mailed in their ballots yet deliver them in person instead.Williams says that several county clerks have expressed concern that the U.S. Postal Service didn't deliver their ballots in a timely manner. So he suggests voters either drop off their ...
    • NEWS BANK FUND SET UP FOR RINK FAMILY FOLLOWING DEADLY CRASH New Castle—A special fund has been established for the family of Lori Rink who was killed in Monday’s early-morning crash on I-70 near New Castle. She was 44 years old.  Meanwhile, the investigation continues into what triggered the three-car accident that closed the eastbound side of ...
    • NEWS NO BANKING FOR WEED MONEY DENVER (AP) — Colorado's attempt to create a bank to service its marijuana industry has received a setback from the Federal Reserve. The guardian of the U.S. banking system said in a court filing that it doesn't intend to accept a penny connected to the sale of pot because the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JANUARY 10TH High School Basketball Glenwood Springs–Tonight, the Glenwood Demons welcome the Rifle Bears to Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium for a non-league showdown. The girl's contest tips off at 6 and the boys play at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. Denver–The Denver Nuggets suffered their first home loss this season. They ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 9TH Denver–The Denver Broncos stunned the heavily favored Pittsburgh Steelers in yesterday's wild card playoff game 29 to 23 in overtime. Quarterback Tim Tebow silenced his critics with masterful performance, throwing for 316 yards and three touchdown passes including the game winner to Demaryius Thomas. The 80 yeard strike took only 11 ...
    • KMTS B-Ball: Glenwood Girls Remain Undefeated; Boys Split WSL Openers GLENWOOD SPRINGS (1/7/12) — The Ghost of Moffat County teams past nearly wiped out a 21 point, third-quarter lead, but the Glenwood girls shook off the specter to sweep their Western Slope opening weekend and extend their undefeated record to 11-0. The boys ran into a sizzling hot Steamboat Springs in the league ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 6TH BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Carlon Brown scored 18 points and Colorado used balanced scoring to defeat Washington 87-69 on Thursday night. Spencer Dinwiddie and Austin Dufault had 13 points each Colorado (10-4, 2-0 Pac-12), which had five players in double figures. Askia Booker added 12 and Nate Tomlinson 11 for the Buffaloes, who won their fifth straight. Tony Wroten led Washington ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 5TH High School Basketball The Glenwood Demons tip off the regular season tomorrow night in Steamboat Springs. The Lady Demons take on the Sailors at 6 o'clock while the boy's battle Steamboat at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. NBA The Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings last night at ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 4TH NFL Playoffs Denver–The so-called experts don't give the Denver Broncos much of a chance to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in this Sunday's Wild Card playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The 12 and 4 Steelers are 9 and a half point favorites. Kick off is set for 2:30 under, ...
    • Avalanche Beat Kings 2-1, now 7-0 in Shootouts LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ryan O'Reilly scored the tying goal with 5:43 left in the third period, Milan Hejduk got the only goal in a shootout and Semyon Varlamov made 31 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, ...
    • Danilo Gallinari Leads Nuggets Past Bucks 91-86 DENVER (AP) – Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 21 points, including a pair of free throws in the final seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-86 on Monday night. Al Harrington added 17 points and Ty Lawson 16 for the Nuggets, who were playing their third game in as many nights. Stephen ...
    • 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' ...