From the KMTS News Room:

    • Judicial performance evaluations available in the “Blue Book” mailed to every Colorado registered voter household Evaluations of 146 judges standing for retention in the 2014 general election are included in the 2014 State Ballot Information Booklet, published by the Legislative Council and commonly referred to as the “Blue Book,” which began arriving at Colorado households recently. The Blue Book is an informational booklet that includes the evaluations of the judges standing ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – Gay marriage is now officially legal in Colorado. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said today that all of the state’s 64 counties must issue the licenses to couples now that the Colorado Supreme Court has lifted previous orders barring that. Those orders were the final obstacles to gay marriage becoming law in ...
    • Colorado Mountain College moves toward carbon neutrality Electric vehicle charging stations installed at six locations What’s the quickest route to a carbon-neutral future? That’s the question driving Colorado Mountain College’s employees and sustainability students, who are seeking ways to reduce the college’s energy footprint now and into the years to come. One answer: by way of the electric vehicle charging stations installed recently at five of the college’s campuses and its ...
    • EV Rally of the Rockies Shows off Electric Car Muscle Eight electric vehicles will take a fall colors road rally on Friday, Oct. 3, leaving from Aspen, Vail, Grand Junction and Snowmass Village, traveling through communities equipped with vehicle charging stations, and ending with a party in Carbondale. “The EV Rally of the Rockies will show that electric car travel and tourism is now possible in ...
    • News, September 23rd GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – Mesa County authorities say a foster mother told them she lost control when she shook a baby to death because the child would not stop crying. Court documents say 20-year-old Sydney Danielle White told police she did not know how long shook the 11-month-old girl. A judge held White in jail ...
    • Mount Evans Highway Closing for Season Next Week Road Closed Earlier than Normal for Construction CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing the remaining 10 mile segment of the Mount Evans Highway – State Highway 5 – for the season to most vehicular traffic on Monday, September 22 for construction. CDOT needs to build a retaining wall along the edge of the highway to improve its ...
    • Todo Mundo Returns To Rifle to Play Historic Ute Theater Todo Mundo, the band that mad a big impression at this year’s Carbondale Mountain Fair, and Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series, returns to Colorado this Friday night at The Ute Theater in Rifle at 7:30pm.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  It is an all ages show, but beer and wine will be available for purchase. Todo Mundo ...
    • AIR SERVICE STUDY COMMUNITY OUTREACH RAMPS UP Phase III to focus on project schedule, future aircraft performance, and community outreach (Aspen, CO) Meeting with and hearing from the community about the future of the airport is a key component of Phase III of the Air Service Study now underway. Public outreach kicks off on Monday, September 22nd when Pitkin County Manager, Jon Peacock ...
    • Let Them Roar Performs at Music on the Mountain at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Sept. 8, 2014) — This week’s Music on the Mountain concert at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park features Carbondale-based Let Them Roar. Guests can ride the tram or bus free on Sat., Sept. 13, from the floor of the Roaring Fork Valley to the top of Iron Mountain with the donation of a ...
    • CMC follows nursing education trend by offering bachelor’s degrees CMC follows nursing education trend by offering bachelor’s degrees First two-year college in Colorado to offer BSN degree By Carrie Click This summer, when Colorado Mountain College made public that its accrediting body had approved a Bachelor of Science in nursing, a number of Colorado nurses’ lives changed. Instead of wondering when and how they’d ever be able ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS FOOTBALL: DEMONS SUFFER SECOND STRAIGHT SHUTOUT GRAND JUNCTION (9/15/11) — After reaching the 3A championship game last season, the Glenwood Springs Demons entered this season ranked as high as second in some state polls, but after suffering their second straight shutout, 47-0 to a 4A Fruita team that was previously winless, the Demons appear to be in a rebuilding ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 16TH High School Football Grand Junction–The Glenwood Demons finished the non-league portion of the the 2011 season with a crushing 47-0 defeat at the hands of the bigger, faster and stronger Fruita-Monument Wildcats last night at Stocker Stadium. Glenwood now prepares for next week’s league opener at home against the top ranked Palisade Bulldogs. Tonight, the ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 15TH High School Football Grand Junction–Tonight, the Glenwood Demons take on another 4A foe as they battle the Fruita-Monument Wildcats. Kick off from Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction is set for 7 o’clock. Catch all the action live on KMTS. Rifle–Tomorrow night in Rifle, the 2 and o Bears welcome the defending 2A State ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 12TH NEW YORK (AP) – Pushed back a day by last week’s rain in New York, the men’s final of the U.S. Open is under way. It features the top two players in the world. No. 1 Novak Djokovic (JOH’-koh-vihch) of Serbia is taking on defending champion and second seed Rafael Nadal (rah-fay-ehl nah-DAHL’) of Spain. Nadal holds a 16-12 advantage in ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 6TH DENVER (AP) – Geoff Blum homered and Wade Miley tossed seven strong innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 10-7 on Monday. Justin Upton also went deep and Paul Goldschmidt had three RBIs for Arizona, which has won three in a row and 12 of 13. Blum had three hits and three RBIs. The Diamondbacks began the day with ...
    • High School Football: Demons Get Untracked, Race Past Basalt, 33-7 BASALT (9/2/11) – Down 7-0 and facing 2nd-and-19 at their own eight-yard line, after the first of ten penalties, Glenwood Springs coach Rocky Whitworth called for a screen pass to receiver-turned-running back, Henry Hill, and the fleet sophomore eluded and outran the entire Basalt defense for a 92-yard touchdown reception from Jon Forristall. Wiehan Pretorius tied ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 2ND High School Soccer The Glenwood Demons knocked off the 5A Grand Junction Central Warriors last night at Stubler Memorial Field, 3 to 1. Mike McGraw had the hat trick for Glenwood. Aspen shutout Grand Valley 8 to nothing while Coal Ridge beat Eagle Valley 7 to 2. Volleyball Roaring Fork got past ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 1ST High School Soccer Five games are on the schedule today including Basalt at Roaring Fork and Aspen at Grand Valley at 4 o’clock. Glenwood hosts Grand Junction Central at 5:30 while Eagle Valley comes to Coal Ridge for a 6 o’clock game. Softball Rifle travels to Cedaredge for a doubleheader against the Bruins today at 3 ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 31ST PHOENIX (AP) – Miguel Montero and Justin Upton each homered and drove in three runs, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-4 Tuesday night to tie a team record with their 11th home win in a row. The National League West-leading Diamondbacks have won eight consecutive overall, their longest streak since 2008, and the home streak matches the mark ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 30TH High School Softball Rifle–The Rifle Lady Bears will host Delta this afternoon at 4 o’clock at Cooper Field. Grand Valley welcomes the Grand Junction Central JV squad for a game. High School Football Glenwood Springs–The new rankings from the Denver Post are out and in 3A, the Glenwood Demons are ranked second behind Vista Ridge. ...