From the KMTS News Room:

    • Centennial Park Concert Series Continues With Caleb Dean Band Friday Night Friday, July 25th, Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series continues with the Country Western melodies of the Caleb Dean Band.  The free show starts at 7:00pm at the park’s pavilion, with food available for purchase and free mini golf for the kids. Caleb Dean is  a singer/songwriter, born in the heartland state of Indiana and raised in ...
    • Smoke Still in the air and Still no Local Fires Once again today, western Colorado residents can see and smell smoke in the air. Fortunately, that smoke is coming from neighboring states and big fires burning in the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Not only do federal fire managers say there are no fires burning locally, currently there are no active wildfires anywhere in Colorado. Temperatures are ...
    • NEWS, JULY 18TH Glenwood Springs—Two dogs were attacked by a mountain lion Thursday morning at a home along Four Mile Road.  The dogs were treated by a local veterinarian and are expected survive.  Officials with Colorado Parks and Wildlife say the predatory cats are unpredictable however attacks are very rare.  They say there is no need for alarm ...
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    • Smoke in the Air is from Pacific Northwest Fires GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Numerous wildfires in Utah and the Pacific Northwest have produced significant smoke that has drifted into western Colorado. There are no large wildfires in western Colorado at this time. While some agricultural burns are occurring in the region, none are large enough to ...
    • Robert Woods named 2014 River Conservator Roaring Fork Conservancy honors Robert Woods as the 2014 Robert Billingsley River Conservator at the 15th Annual River Rendezvous July 15, 2014 (Basalt, CO)— Roaring Fork Conservancy was honored to name Robert Woods as the 2014 Robert Billingsley River Conservator during the 15th Annual River Rendezvous which took place on July 9, 2014. “It was a ...
    • NEWS, JULY 15TH GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – The BLM will not be gathering wild horses in Colorado this summer. Colorado is close to its targeted population on public lands. Colorado has about 780 wild horses in four Western Slope management areas. All are within the limits set for a sustainable herd size. ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (AP) – ...
    • Volunteers Needed to Pick up Litter Volunteers are needed to pick up litter along public riverbanks in Glenwood Springs and Glenwood Canyon Saturday, July 19. Boaters especially wanted. Pre-register at the City of Glenwood Springs Website, www.cogs.us. Sign in at Two Rivers Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19. A free barbecue for volunteers begins at around noon, with burgers and brats (say “brahts”) cooked ...
    • NEWS, JULY 14TH GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – An El Jebel man suspected of shooting two people to death has been arrested. 33 year old William Anderson Amaya was arrested at his workplace early Sunday morning, Colorado Pool and Spa Scapes. Eagle County sheriff’s deputies called to a home in the El Jebel area late Saturday night found a ...
    • NEWS, JULY 11TH BASALT—A Basalt woman was killed early this morning after being hit by a pickup truck on Highway 82 near Willits.  The name of the 53 year old woman has not been released by the Colorado State Patrol pending notification of relatives,  According to CSP reports, the woman was standing in the right lane of up ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Rapids Over Red Bulls 4-1 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – Sanna Nyassi scored two of his three goals in the first half to lead the Colorado Rapids to a 4-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. It was Nyassi’s first three goals of the year and only the seventh time a Rapids player had scored three times ...
    • Jiminez Makes U-Turn DENVER (AP) – Colorado Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez has executed a nice U-turn to his season. After spending the first half of the year searching for elusive good health, consistency, command and velocity, he’s finally found all four in winning five of his last six decisions. At last, he’s headed in the right direction. But does that path ...
    • Rockies Beat Braves 3-2 DENVER (AP) – Carlos Gonzalez singled home the winning run off Eric O’Flaherty with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night. O’Flaherty (1-3) retired his first two batters before third baseman Martin Prado let Dexter Fowler’s groundball go through ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 20TH Denver–Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez each hit home runs last night at Coors Field as the Rockies pulled off a rare feat…beating the Atlanta Braves. 12 to 3 was the final score as starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez improved to 6 and 8 on the season. Denver–The Colorado Rapids will be without their leading scorer for the ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 19TH DENVER (AP) – Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs and right-hander Derek Lowe handcuffed the Colorado Rockies over 6-and-a-third innings in the Atlanta Braves’ 7-4 victory Monday night. Lowe must have felt right at home in the unusually warm night in Colorado, and the sunshine actually helped him beat the Rockies for the second time in two weeks. ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 18TH ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – The Texas Rangers say team President Nolan Ryan is “resting comfortably” in a Houston hospital after experiencing heart pain Sunday morning while at his home. The 64-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher, who had a double-bypass operation in 2000 and has a family history of heart disease, is expected to be released from the hospital in a ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 15TH DENVER (AP) – Ryan Spilborghs had a home run among four hits, Ubaldo Jimenez (oo-BAHL’-doh hih-MEHN’-ehz) pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 on Thursday night.Spilborghs finished a triple shy of the cycle while registering his first four-hit games in more than two seasons. Ty Wigginton and Ian Stewart had three hits each for ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 14TH Silt/New Castle–Coal Ridge Titans football coach Scott Parker is holding a clinic next week for 9th through 12th grade players. The 10-day clinic begins each evening at 6 O’clock. Denver–The Colorado Rockies are going to have to play better baseball in the second half of the season if they hope to make it to ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 11TH Washington, D.C.–The Rockies were shutout by Jordan Zimmerman and the Washington Nationals, 2 to nothing. The Rockies find themselves five games under .500 at the All-Star break and eight games behind first place San Francisco Giants in the National League West. Phoenix, AZ–The fan favorite home run derby takes place tonight in Phoenix. Former ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 8TH Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons Swim and Dive team is trying to stay afloat financially. The team consisting of student/athletes from the tri-county area will be washing cars tomorrow at Glenwood Springs High School to raise money for next season. Hot dogs and lemonade will also be sold. ...