From the KMTS News Room:

    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS –Officials with the White River National Forest trying to deal with overcrowding at Hanging Lake by enforcing regulations while ensuring visitors still have good time. Forest Service spokesman Bill Kight says 80,000 people have made the hike to the lake already this year, up from 50,000 for the same period in 2014. Efforts ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say two people were injured when their car crashed into a cow on Highway 82 near the Catherine Store intersection. The Colorado State Patrol says the car hit the cow about half  hour before sunrise Tuesday. The cow was killed. Investigators say the 51-year-old driver from Basalt and a ...
    • Death Sentence Still on the Table for James Holmes CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial has again declined to rule out the death penalty as it moves toward sentencing James Holmes. Jurors said Monday that Holmes’ lawyers haven’t presented a strong enough case to ...
    • Shel Will “Pinch Hit” Final Summer of Music Concert Yesterday morning, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Executive Director Christina Brusig received a phone call concert promoters hate;  Their headliner for the final Summer of Music performance of the year can’t make it.  Apparently the Groovetrotters’ tour bus broke down in Wisconsin and they won’t be able to perform tomorrow night. Fortunately, a local (sort of) solution ...
    • Red Canyon Fire (July 19, 2015 4:00 PM)  The Red Canyon Fire has been fully contained.  Mop up is expected to continue for the next several days, but for now, suppression of the area’s only active wildfire seems well in hand. (July 18, 2015 7:00 AM) With cooler temperatures expected today, officials hope to build a fire line around ...
    • James Holmes: Guilty CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A jury has found Colorado theater shooter James Holmes guilty of murder in the methodically planned attack that left 12 dead and dozens wounded. The verdict means the 27-year-old former neuroscience graduate student could get the death penalty for the 2012 ...
    • News CHANGE OF VENUE ORDERED FOR VAIL WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT VAIL (AP) – A Colorado judge has agreed to move a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Vail Resorts from Broomfield to Eagle County to be closer to the site of the accident.The parents of 13-year-old Taft Conlin are seeking damages after their son died in an avalanche ...
    • News NEW CAMPING RESTRICTIONS FOR MAROON BELLS ASPEN (AP) — Those looking to camp in the Aspen area will have to bring bear-resistant food and garbage containers this summer or risk a hefty fine. The White River National Forest has enacted an emergency order that requires use of the special containers in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Fines ...
    • News IRS SCAM TARGETING GARFIELD COUNTY RESIDENTS Glenwood Springs—Hang up and call the police immediately if you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service saying you owe back taxes.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the IRS phone scam almost bilked one local person out of an easy ...
    • News MILITARY RELEASES RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION INTO JET CRASH THAT KILLED NEW CASTLE MAN Norfolk, VA.—Air Force Captain Will Dubois didn’t realize his F-16 was descending until the last second before it crashed in the Middle East last December.  That’s the conclusion of the investigative report released today by Air Combat Command in Virginia.  The 30 year ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 23rd Glenwood Springs–Tomorrow, hundreds of people are expected to take part in Glenwood Springs’ annual Turkey Day 5k. It’s the Silver Anniversary of the race and begins at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club at 10 am. You can register for the race one hour before. Denver–The Denver Broncos waived quarterback Kyle Orton. ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 21ST DENVER (AP) – Patrick Marleau had a hat trick, Thomas Greiss stopped 35 shots and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Sunday night. Joe Pavelski also scored, Mark-Edouard Vlasic had three assists and Joe Thornton added two assists for the Sharks, who have won three in a row and five of their last six. Matt Duchene (DOO’-shayn) ...
    • Final score: Windsor 36, Rifle 15 Use the player below to listen Or, right-click here to download the game.
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 18TH High School Playoff Football Rifle–The 4th seeded Rifle Bears host the number 5 Windsor Wizards tomorrow afternoon at 1 in a quarterfinal game. The winner will move on to face the winner of the D’Evelyn/Frederick game in the semifinals next week. NFL Denver–The Denver Broncos came from behind to shock the New York Jets ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 17TH Peach Valley–Coal Ridge Titans’ senior volleyball star Christ Currier has been chosen to play in this Sunday’s Colorado Coaches of Girls’ Sports all state volleyball match. Currier is one of 90 class 3A players selected to play at Arvada West Highw School. Denver–The Denver Broncos host the New York Jets tonight at Sports Authority ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 16TH High School Softball The 2011 Western Slope All Conference team includes several local players. From the Rifle Lady Bears, Emma Speer, Brittany Neuroth and Norisa Navratil were named to the first team. Allie Ehlers and Cassidy Blackard from Rifle earned honorable mention. Basalt placed two players on the all conference ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 15TH High School Football Playoffs Rifle–Snow and rain is in the forecast this Saturday when the Rifle Bears battle the Windsor Wizards in a quarterfinal playoff game at Bear’s Stadium. Kick off is set for 1 o’clock. The game will be broadcast live on KMTS with pre-game coverage beginning at 12:30. Glenwood ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 14TH High School Football Playoffs 3A The 4th seed Rifle Bears will host the number five seed Windsor Wizards in a quarterfinal showdown this Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock. KMTS will be on hand for all the action starting at 12:30. In 2A playoff football, the Aspen Skiers fell to the Reds in Eaton 48 to ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Rifle Defense Moves Bears into Quarterfinals RIFLE (11/12/11) — When the most significant play on offense in the second half of Rifle\’s 14-7 first-round 3A state playoff win over Roosevelt is a penalty that wipes out a lost fumble, it\’s a certainty that the defense gets a lot of credit for moving the Bears into next Saturday\’s ...