From the KMTS News Room:

    • News BABY SARAH MEMORIAL TONIGHT Parachute—The memorial for Sarah Ogden will be held tonight at Cottonwood Park in Parachute.  Sarah was only four weeks old when she died June 20th after allegedly being beaten by her father.  While her parents sit in a jail cell in Minnesota awaiting extradition back to Garfield County, family, friends and ...
    • News MEMORIAL SET FOR SARAH OGDEN Parachute—Four-week old Sarah Ogden had a twin brother.  The baby girl who died June 20th in Parachute after allegedly being beaten by her father, will be remembered and honored during a memorial service this Friday night at Cottonwood Park in Parachute.  The service and fundraiser was organized by community leaders in ...
    • News GW CITY COUNCIL UPHOLDS LICENSE DENIAL FOR REC. POT STORES Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council voted to uphold the denial of a marijuana license for two establishments during a packed-house, marathon meeting.  In both cases, the vote was 6 to 1 to reject the appeals of the Recreational Releaf Dispensary and Bar and the Green ...
    • News MISSING MAN FOUND IN FLAT TOPS AREA, QUESTIONED ABOUT WOMAN’S DEATH Garfield County—The Routt County man considered a ‘person of interest’ in the death of a woman has been found in the Flat Tops wilderness of Garfield County.  22 year old Cole Pollard was found at Trapper’s Lake Recreation Area this morning at 11 o’clock and ...
    • Garfield County Manager Stepping Down Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Manager Andrew Gorgey is resigning.  Gorgey, who was originally hired as the county attorney in June of 2011, wore both hats and juggled duties between the two busy offices for five months from January of 2012 to May of that year.  He was named the full time county manager the next month ...
    • News PARACHUTE COUPLE IN CUSTODY FOR DEATH OF BABY GIRL Parachute—She says she listened to her husband beat her month-old daughter to death but didn’t intervene.  41 year old Phyllis Wyatt and 29 year old Matthew Ogden of Parachute were arrested yesterday in Cass County, Minnesota for the death of Sarah Ogden.  The baby girl was reportedly ...
    • News   COURT BATTLE OVER FED WATER RULES BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – More than a dozen states are challenging a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEHN’-juhm) says the “Waters of the U.S.” rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers ...
    • News RUEDI CAMPER BITTEN BY BEAR ASPEN (AP) – Wildlife officials say an adult black bear scratched its way into a tent and bit a man on his forearm at a campground on the eastern end of Ruedi Reservoir near Aspen. The man, whose name has not been released, whacked the bear with his free arm to ...
    • News GARCO BOARD APPROVES INJECTION WELL Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved plans for an injection well near Parachute. The Ursa-owned, 62-hundred foot deep, non-commercial well will be about a mile and a half west of Parachute. Company officials say there are no plans to build additional wells in the near future. GAS ...
    • News UPPER ROARING FORK RIVER AT FLOOD STAGE Basalt—Conditions have stabilized along the upper Roaring Fork River since Tuesday’s heavy rainstorm but people living near the river are being warned to be careful as the heat wave continues to rapidly melt snow from the high country. The Roaring Fork reached flood stage earlier this week. ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 11TH Rifle–It’s playoff time in high school football. Tomorrow afternoon at 1 o’clock, the 10 and 0 Rifle Bears welcome the Roughriders of Roosevelt in a first round game. The game will be broadcast live on KMTS with pre-game coverage beginning at 12:30. Eaton–In 2A playoffs, the Aspen Skiers travel to Eaton to ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 10TH NFL Denver–The Kansas City Chiefs will get their first look at Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs’ coaching staff is trying to simulate some of the instinctive moves Tebow makes in the spread offense. NHL Denver–The Colorado Avalanche are back in action tonight at the Pepsi Center hosting the ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 8TH CLEVELAND (AP) – The Browns have signed fullback Eddie Williams to their practice squad and released fullback Will Ta’ufo’ou. Williams was with Chicago through training camp and spent the first week of the regular season on the Browns’ practice squad. He was signed by Seattle and appeared in three games for the Seahawks before he was released on Oct. 12. ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 7TH High School Football Rifle–The 10 and 0, Western Slope Champion Rifle Bears earned the 4th seed in the State 3A playoffs and will host the Roosevelt Roughriders this Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock. The game will be broadcast live on KMTS. In the 2A bracket, the 12th seeded Aspen Skiers will take on the number ...
    • KMTS Football: Rifle Hosts Roosevelt in First Round Who says the BCS formula is confusing? The Colorado High School Activities Association’s football wild card formula certainly gives the much-maligned college football system a run for cloudy clarity. Rifle finishes 10-0 by defeating wild-card contending and last season’s 3A state runner-up Glenwood Springs, 32-27, and falls from third to fourth, winding up in the ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: RIFLE ENTERS PLAYOFFS, 10-0; DEMONS FINISH 5-5 RIFLE (11/4/11) — “First there was a game, then there was no contest, then there was…” to paraphrase an old Donovan song from the sixties. The Rifle Bears, on their way to the second undefeated regular season in school history, scored seventeen straight points to close the first half with a 26-7 lead, ...
    • Rifle Head Coach Damon Wells: Beating Glenwood is Always Important KMTS General Manager Gabe Chenoweth talks with Damon Wells about the importance of the Rifle-Glenwood game, even when a playoff berth is certain. Click here to listen to the interview.
    • Glenwood Springs Head Coach Rocky Whitworth’s Strategy for Tonight’s Game in Rifle Glenwood Springs Head Coach Rocky Whitworth talks with KMTS News/Sports Director Ron Milhorn about his strategy for upsetting Rifle tonight. Click here for the interview.
    • Avs Lose to Coyotes DENVER (AP) – Mike Smith stopped 39 shots and Radim Vrbata had two goals, lifting the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night. Taylor Pyatt and Lauri Korpikoski also scored to help the Coyotes win their third consecutive game. Ryan O’Reilly had the lone goal for the Avalanche, ...
    • Colorado Rapids Playoff Hopes Dashed by Sporting KC KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – C.J. Sapong and Aurelien Collin scored in a cold, driving rainstorm Wednesday night, giving Sporting Kansas City a 2-0 victory over the injury-depleted Colorado Rapids and sending them on to the Eastern Conference finals. Graham Zusi assisted on each of the goals for Sporting KC, which beat ...