From the KMTS News Room:

    • News LOCAL SNOWPACK UP Glenwood Springs—Just a few weeks ago, local streams and rivers were suffering from a lack of moisture and early season run off.  Thanks to one of the wettest months of May in recent history, conditions have changed drastically. According to the latest report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the watershed snowpack now sits ...
    • News WATCH OUT FOR BAMBI Undated—CDOT is warning drivers as deer and elk migrate to summer habitats across roads and highways. CDOT says there were 3,437 wildlife-vehicle collisions reported in Colorado in 2013, below the 10-year average of 3,605. There’s usually an increase in wildlife accidents during migration seasons in May and November. HANGING LAKE GATE ...
    • News EAGLE (AP) – A Pueblo man who was driving drunk and speeding when he flipped his car in Avon, killing a passenger and paralyzing another, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Eagle County District Attorney’s Office says Emanuel Villeda was sentenced for the June 9 crash that killed 22-year-old Rafael Torres-Ortiz. Villeda ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – The National Weather Service is forecasting up to two feet of snow in the eastern mountains and heavy rain starting late today evening and continuing through tomorrow morning in Colorado. The storm presents a new threat of flooding on the plains, where rural roads were underwater last week. DENVER (AP) –Colorado ...
    • Hanging Lake rest area will be closed this Thursday for maintenance work GARFIELD COUNTY — On Thursday, May 21, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the White River National Forest will be performing necessary maintenance work in order to get the Hanging Lake rest area ready for the summer season. A new shed is being erected at the rest area and a gate installed as well ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS CONFLUENCE PLANS TAKING SHAPE Glenwood Springs—Last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council approved an ordinance to ask voters for the okay to sell a piece of property near Glenwood Springs Elementary School for future development.  The council supported the concept and urged the community to get behind the project that will eventually become part ...
    • News GARCO/CRMS ROAD CONFLICT UNRESOLVED Glenwood Springs—A longstanding dispute over a small, county-owned access road running through Colorado Rocky Mountain School is still unresolved. County commissioners heard from school officials as well as people in the neighborhood about the issue during a lengthy meeting Monday afternoon. Frustrated, the commissioners decided they’ll just pay a visit to the ...
    • News GARCO SAGE GROUSE PLAN IGNORED BY FEDS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Community Development Director Fred Jarman delivered some discouraging news to the Board of Commissioners today. He says after a recent conversation with Governor Hickenlooper’s appointed sage grouse expert, John Swartout, it appears the Bureau of Land Management paid very little attention to the months-long scientific ...
    • News GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – A judge in Grand Junction has ordered a man jailed without bond pending retrial in his wife’s shooting death.After Michael Blagg’s conviction was thrown out last year, Judge David Bottger had ruled the case had reverted to its pretrial status, including the reinstatement of a $500,000 bail. Monday, Bottger said he had ...
    • News WESTERN SLOPE COAL MINING ON TRIAL Craig–A federal judge is considering a lawsuit that aims to halt the expansion of coal mining in Moffat County. Judge Brooke Jackson will hear arguments concerning two coal mines near Craig which fuel the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s nearby power plant. WildEarth Guardians is challenging the Interior ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GSHS GROUND GAME OVERHAULS FEISTY DEVILS GYPSUM(10/21/11) — “I had to gain 20 pounds to be running back,” the 155-lb. sophomore Henry Hill said after gaining 181yards and scoring two second half touchdowns to help Glenwood Springs reel in a surprisingly resistant, one-win Eagle Valley team 28-7, for its third straight win. Hill, who was a 135-lb. receiver ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 21ST High School Volleyball The Glenwood Lady Demons defeated Palisade last night, 3 games to 1. Roaring Fork swept Grand Valley in three. Soccer Coal Ridge doubled up Rifle 2 to 1 while Roaring Fork beat CRMS 4 to 1. High School Football The Glenwood Demons take on the Eagle Valley Devils tonight in Gypsum. Iickd off is set ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 19TH High School Soccer The Glenwood Demons season finale ended on a winning note with yesterday’s 4 to victory over the Palisade Bulldogs. Glenwood finished the season at 9-4 and 2. Aspen shutout CRMS 6 to nothing while Coal Ridge and Basalt kicked to a 2-2 tie. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – Grand Junction will soon be ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 18TH High School Softball The Rifle Lady Bears earned the 15th seed in this weekend’s 3A state tournament in Aurora. The Lady Bears will play the second seeded Holy Family Tigers this Friday at 12:15. It’s a single-elimination tournament. NHL The Colorado Avalanche went 5 and o on their longest road trip of ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 17TH High School Softball The Rifle Lady Bears earned a trip to the state 3A tournament for the second straight year. Rifle defeated Basalt in the district tournament in Gunnison last weekend to secure a spot in the tournament that will be played in Aurora this Friday and Saturday. High School Football The Glenwood Demons knocked off the Steamboat ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Lundin Leads Glenwood Over Steamboat, 43-0 GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10/14/11) — The Travis Lundin era continued with Glenwood’s 43-0 win over once-mighty Steamboat Springs, as the sophomore quarterback threw two more touchdown passes, giving him seven in eight quarters of play since he took the reins in the second half of the Battle Mountain game. Steamboat, which lost to Valor Christian in ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 13TH High School Soccer The Glenwood Demons travel to Gypsum to take on Eagle Valley tonight. The Coal Ridge Titans host the Grand Valley Cardinals tonight as well. Volleyball Glenwood makes the trip north to Steamboat Springs for a 6:30 league match eith the Sailors. Rifle plays at Coal Ridge at 6. Cross Country Coal Ridge and ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 11TH ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Coach John Fox said Tuesday that the Denver Broncos will start Tim Tebow against the Miami Dolphins when they return from their bye week. Tebow supplants Kyle Orton, who has struggled ever since winning the job with a spectacular training camp. Replacing Orton at halftime Sunday, Tebow nearly led the Broncos back from a late ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 10TH DENVER (AP) – Philip Rivers overcame an interception and a fourth-quarter fumble to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 29-24 win over Denver despite Tim Tebow’s (TEE’-boh’s) best efforts to rally the Broncos from a 16-point deficit. Tebow threw for one touchdown and ran for another after replacing Kyle Orton to start the third quarter, and had one final shot ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GLENWOOD SPOILS MOFFAT COUNTY HOMECOMING, 34-14 CRAIG (10/7/11) – “I love running the ball,” Glenwood sophomore quarterback Travis Lundin said after his three touchdown passes helped dampen Moffat County\’s Homecoming, 34-14, Friday in Craig. Lundin did run for 71 yards and a touchdown, but it was his 249 yards and 13 of 15 completions through the air that really ...