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    • Colorado Senate Endorses Statute of Limitations Bill for Victims of Child Sexual Assault
      DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s Senate has tentatively endorsed a bill to eliminate a six-year statute of limitations for victims of child sexual assault to pursue civil action against perpetrators. It’s an effort lawmakers have struggled with for years. The bipartisan bill faces a third and final vote before moving to the House. Colorado has no ...
    • New Castle Sex Offender Charged with Misdemeanor
      NEW CASTLE—The registered sex offender who’s known for soaking in nude at the “hot pots’ in South Canyon is facing one felony and three misdemeanor charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16 year old girl.  The class 4 felony against 60 year old Kenneth Hartley of New Castle is for offering her marijuana, (contributing to ...
    • Another Legal Victory for Garfield County in County Road 200 Case
      DEBEQUE—The owners of the High Lonesome Ranch have run out of legal ammunition in the drawn out battle with Garfield County over public access to County Road 200. Attorney Tari Williams says once again, the courts have ruled in favor of Garfield County.  Williams says the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that the ...
    • COVID Shots Delayed by Weather
      Glenwood Springs/Rifle—If you were scheduled to receive your second COVID-19 vaccination today, you’ll have to wait until next week.  Shipments of the second dose have been delayed by the nasty weather that has practically paralyzed the mid and southwest United States. Valley View Hospital has automatically rescheduled second doses for Wednesday, February 24th at the ...
    • Avalanche Kills Backcountry Skier in East Vail Chutes
      VAIL—An avalanche has claimed another life with ties once again to grief-stricken Eagle County.  Thursday around noon, a Vail man was buried in an avalanche while skiing at the East Vail Chutes outside the boundaries of Vail Mountain.  According to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, the Vail Ski Patrol and members of Vail Mountain Rescue ...
    • Garfield County Moving to the Less Restrictive Level Yellow
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Garfield County bars and restaurants may want to raise a glass of cheer tomorrow as the COVID-19 dial moves to yellow. Today, the good news was handed down from Governor Jared Polis and the state health department that Garfield and several other counties have seen significant drops in the COVID incidence rate that warrants ...
    • New Transfer Trail Signs Installed
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Anyone using Transfer Trail in West Glenwood Springs will be greeted by two large signs explaining the negative impacts of expanded mining operations. The signs were installed earlier this week at the lower Transfer Trail parking lot on a city right-of-way courtesy of the city council. The Glenwood Springs Citizens’ Alliance with nearly 3,000 ...
    • Pitkin County Discovers Possible COVID Variant in Two People
      ASPEN—Two Pitkin County residents may have been infected with the more contagious COVID-19 variant. County health officials were notified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s state lab that early test results indicate they contracted a “variant of concern.”  Additional testing is taking place to confirm the results. County officials are working with ...
    • Garfield County Plans Economic Impact Study of State Oil & Gas Regulations
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—The long term economic impacts of Colorado’s new and tougher oil and gas regulations are unknown. That’s why Garfield County is launching a study to learn more.  County Oil and Gas Liaison Kirby Wynn will oversee the study with the help of a team of economists. The new regulations, under the mandate of Senate ...
    • Eagle County Men Mourned
      EAGLE—Seth Bossung, Andy Jessen and Adam Palmer were loved and respected in Eagle County. The men died in a massive avalanche Monday while skiing in the backcountry near Silverton. Their bodies were recovered yesterday under more than 20 feet of snow and debris. A fourth person was caught in the avalanche but other members of ...
    • Rockies Begin Spring Training With a Mix of Players at Third Base
      DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Rockies begin spring training with eight-time Gold Glove winner Nolan Arenado now in St. Louis. Ryan McMahon, Josh Fuentes, Brendan Rodgers, Chris Owings and Colton Welker are all in the mix to take over at third base for Arenado. Not many are giving the Rockies much of a chance after ...
    • Colorado Men Fall Just Short of beating Oregon
      EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Chris Duarte scored 18 points and Will Richardson scored 5 of his 11 in the last 61 second and Oregon defeated Colorado 60-56. In a game where neither team had a double-figure lead, the Ducks took a 55-53 lead with 1:51 to play when 50% free-throw shooter Chandler Lawson made a ...
    • High School Basketball Scores
      Girls Glenwood – 60         Battle Mountain – 29 Palisade – 37          Rifle – 26 Grand Valley – 52     Coal Ridge – 41 Basalt – 48                 Eagle Valley – 30 Boys Glenwood – 46          Battle Mountain – 44 Palisade – 42        ...
    • Help Jack Jabbour pay COVID-19 Medical Expenses
      Jack Jabbour has been a member of the KMTS family for 22 years covering high school sports. Jack’s influence, impact, and inspiration is universal and stretches far beyond the borders of our valley. Whether teaching, singing, playing his guitar, worshipping God, writing songs, keeping stats, describing an amazing play, or watching his beloved Dodgers, Jack ...
    • High School Basketball: Battle Mountain at Glenwood – Listen Here
      Listen to the Demons sweep the Battle Mountain Huskies here.
    • PAC-12 Basketball Summary
      (AP) – No. 17 Southern California leads the Pac-12 regular-season race at 11-2, and UCLA is right behind its rival at 10-3. Colorado faces Oregon this week in a bid to keep up with the Trojans and Bruins. The Ducks finally have a full roster of healthy players and have been playing well, beating the ...
    • Celtics Survive an Amazing Performance From Nuggets Nikola Jokic
      BOSTON (AP) – Jaylen Brown had 27 points and eight assists to help the Boston Celtics withstand a 43-point night from Nikola Jokic and beat the Denver Nuggets 112-99. Jayson Tatum added 21 points and eight assists as Boston bounced back following two anemic performances in back-to-back losses to Detroit and Washington – the Eastern ...
    • The Avalanche Top The Golden Knight’s in the Final Seconds
      LAS VEGAS (AP) – Nazem Kadri scored with 41 seconds left in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche past the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2. Moments after Marc-Andre Fleury stopped Mikko Rantanen’s backhand with 45.3 seconds left, the Avalanche got the better end of a faceoff from the right circle, eventually setting up Kadri, who was able ...
    • High School Basketball Scores
      Girls: Glenwood – 43      Palisade – 42  OT GW: Maddie Moser 9 points, Ella Johnson 6 points Rifle – 42                 Summit – 28 Moffat County – 48     Coal Ridge – 37 Boys Palisade – 56        Glenwood – 52 GW: Anthony Avilles 12 points, Omar Bonilla 11 points, Blake Nieslanik ...
    • High School Basketball: Palisade at Glenwood – Listen Here
      Click here to listen as the Glenwood Demons split games with the Palisade Bulldogs.