From the KMTS News Room:

    • Roaring Fork Beer Company Launches “1% for the Fork” Program June 25, 2014 (Carbondale, CO)— Carbondale-based Roaring Fork Beer Company (RFBC) recently released its long-awaited seasonal Slaughterhouse Lager. RFBC is donating 1% of the revenue from sales of the Slaughterhouse Lager to Roaring Fork Conservancy to support protection of local rivers. The label on the can features the Roaring Fork Conservancy logo demonstrating the brewery’s ...
    • Tickets On Sale Now for Glenwood Springs Women’s Connection “Guest Night” An evening of good food, special music, and survivor fun! Music: Ron Milhorn, well-known local KMTS News and Sports Director. Guest Speaker: Jake Billingsley, a motivational speaker from Buckeye, AZ, well known for being the most popular survivor on the TV show Survivor Thailand. Dinner and Program $25.00. Tickets Pre-Sold: Available at “The Property Shop” (1117 Grand Ave. ...
    • The Manus Fund Receives $80,000 Daniels Fund Grant – The Manaus Fund has received an $80,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the Valley Settlement Project’s Early Childhood Education programs. Valley Settlement Project (VSP) is a multigenerational program focused on school readiness, elementary school achievement, economic stability and community engagement for low income families who are not successfully settled or attached to the ...
    • KMTS NEWS HALF OF COLORADO STILL IN A DROUGHT Undated— State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought. The Department of Natural Resources said Monday that more than 15 percent of the state is in a severe to exceptional drought. The hardest-hit area is in southeastern Colorado, while less extreme drought conditions ...
    • PFISTER MURDER CASE CLOSED Aspen—-The case is closed in the murder of lifelong Aspen resident Nancy Pfister.  66 year old William Styler pled guilty today to second degree murder and was immediately sentenced to 20 years in prison.  The former Denver anesthesiologist who is now in failing health and in a wheelchair, admitted to prosecutors he hit Pfister in ...
    • Garfield Sheriff: Suspect That Shot Trooper Had Alcohol, Cocaine in His System Today the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office today released details of their investigation into the shooting of Trooper Eugene Hofaker on May 8th. Key points in the report: Trooper Eugene Hofaker was shot multiple times by Thomas Ornelas Trooper Shane Gosnell fired 14 shots at Thomas Ornelas, hitting him multiple times Ornelas’ autopsy revealed cocain and a Blood Alcohol Content was more than twice ...
    • Register Now- The Rifle Elks Lodge Junior Golf Tournament The Rifle Elks Lodge is hosting a Junior Golf Tournament at the Rifle Creek Golf Course on July 1st at 8:30 am. Five to eight years old will play a three hole mixed team scramble with teams formed the day of the tournament. Nine to eleven years old men and women divisions will play five ...
    • Calling All Volunteers for the 43rd Carbondale Mountain Fair The 43rd Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair needs your help!  Over 300 volunteers come together every year to make Mountain Fair one of the most  popular and unique fairs in Colorado.  Mountain Fair needs help with everything from selling T-shirts to Peace Patrolling the fairgrounds.  Not to mention you get to hear great live music by ...
    • Pitkin County Hires Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (Aspen, CO – 6/17/2014) – “Recognizing the importance of being proactive to minimizing the risk of catastrophic wildfire in Pitkin County the Board of County Commissions supported and approved a year round position of a Wildfire Mitigation Specialist in the 2014 budget cycle”, said Valerie MacDonald the Pitkin County Emergency Manager. “Wildfire is the number one hazard risk in ...
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    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 21ST Washington, D.C.–The Major League Soccer Champion Colorado Rapids were honored by President Obama today at the White House. The Rapids held a soccer clinic for the children of military families on the south lawn. Cleveland, OH–Cleveland rocks for the Colorado Rockies and 40 year old slugger Jason Giambi. The Rockies’ ...
    • MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 20TH Denver–The Colorado Rockies lost to the Detroit Tigers Sunday at Coors Field 9 to 1. The Rockies won the series and are in the thick of the National League West race. Interleague play continues tonight as the Rockies head to Cleveland to take on the Indians. Elsewhere in sports… WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 17TH Carbondale–Some 300 cyclists are expected to descend upon the Roaring Fork Valley tomorrow for the 4th annual Rocky Mountain Omnium. The first stage of the race will be through the streets of downtown Carbondale Saturday and will wrap up with a road race along the Colorado River on Sunday beginning at Dotsero. Denver–The Rockies ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 16TH Denver–The Rockies took out of three from the San Diego Padres with yesterday’s 6 to 2 series finale win at Coors Field. Jhoulys Chacin improved to 8 and 4 on the year with a solid, six inning, seven strikeout performance. The Rockies are off today and will host the Detroit Tigers ...
    • WEDNESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 15TH Aspen–The FBI has contacted Cache Cache restaurant in Aspen to review surveillance tapes of a conversation between former cycling teammates Lance Armstrong and Tyler Hamilton. The two reportedly had a heated discussion over Hamilton accusing the 7-time Tour de France winner of using steroids. Denver–The Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak with last night’s ...
    • MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 13TH Denver–Randy Gradishar and Floyd Little are being sued along with seven other former Broncos players by an insurance company. St. Paul Fire and Marine says the Broncos organization is trying to get the company to pay worker’s compensation for injuries that were suffered during their playing days. Denver–The Rockies split the four game home ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 10TH Glenwood Springs–Surfing in the Rocky Mountains? Why not. The enormously popular Glenwood Springs Whitewater park will host the 2011 Whitewater Stand Up Paddling Championships tomorrow and Sunday. Glenwood Springs–The annual Hoop D’Ville 4 on 4 basketball tournament will be played tomorrow at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. The first games ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 9TH Aspen–Ski season is officially over in Aspen. Officials with Skico hoped to stay open ’till July 4th but the snow is melting too fast. Ajax Mountain was able to open for Memorial Day weekend and last weekend with decent snow conditions. Aspen–Aspen will host a World Cup skiing event next season along ...
    • TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 7TH San Diego, CA–The Rockies love playing in San Diego. Their good fortune at Petco Park continued last night as they beat the last place Padres 3 to nothing. Clayton Mortensen earned the win with the help of five other pitchers. Ubaldo Jimenez is on the hill for the Rockies tonight, going ...
    • SPORTS…JUNE 6TH Silt–With a time of 17 minutes, 33.2 seconds, former Grand Valley Cardinal’s running star Sam Whelan won Saturday’s Run/Walk for Their Lives 5k race in Silt. Glenwood Springs–Cody Derby’s Xtreme Baseball camp attracted 11 young ball players looking to improve their skills on the diamond. The camp, organized by the Glenwood Demons’ senior infielder, ...