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    • NEWS
      TAX WOES CLOSE POPULAR RIFLE EATERY Rifle—For the second time in three months, a Rifle business has been forced to close due to tax problems. The popular breakfast hangout, Base Camp was recently seized by the state for nonpayment of taxes. Plastered on the front door of the restaurant on East 3rd Street is ...
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      GLENWOOD CITY MANAGER SEARCH DOWN TO TWO Glenwood Springs—One of the three finalists for the Glenwood Springs City Manager’s job has dropped out. Former Palmer, Alaska City Manager Joe Hannan has pulled his name from consideration to take another job. That makes it a two-person contest between Debra Figueroa, the Assistant Borough Manager in Carlisle, Pennsylvania ...
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      ROLLOVER NEAR SILT INJURES TWO Silt—Two women in their early 20’s were injured, one seriously, after being ejected during a rollover accident yesterday morning near Silt. According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the women were heading east on I-70 just after 10:30 am when the driver of the 2000 Nissan Maxima drifted ...
    • SPORTS
      HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL RIFLE—11 BATTLE MOUNTAIN—-10 MEEKER—–6 GRAND VALLEY—5 SOCCER BATTLE MOUNTAIN—-6 GLENWOOD SPRINGS—-2 ASPEN—-2 GRAND VALLEY—0 RIFLE—2 ROARING FORK—-0 MLB / ROCKIES Denver—The Colorado Rockies send heralded rookie Jon Gray to the hill tonight to face the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field in his major league debut. The NL West leading Dodgers counter with veteran southpaw Scott Kazmir. ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…. ...
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      DENVER (AP) – Denver is celebrating its new train service between downtown and the airport. The train – officially called the University of Colorado A line – began running between Union Station and Denver International Airport on Friday filled with dignitaries. UNDATED (AP) – Colorado lawmakers are following up on promises to change the state’s system ...
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      JORDAN COVE LNG PIPELINE Rifle—A project that could pump billions of dollars into the economies of Colorado and across the northwest is still moving forward despite a rejection from the federal government. The Jordan Cove Liquid Natural Gas Pipeline aims to find new markets for a struggling industry. Bob Braddock, the Senior Project Adviser ...
    • SPORTS
      HIGH SCHOOL BASEBAL SCORES Coal Ridge—11 Roaring Fork—1 Moffat County—9 Grand Valley—-6 Glenwood Springs is scheduled to host the Rifle Bears today at 3 in West Glenwood, weather permitting. The game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on the radio at 7. SOCCER SCORES Glenwood edged Eagle Valley last night at Stubler Memorial Field, 3 to 2. Rifle lost ...
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      GARCO JOINS NEIGHBORS IN PROTEST OVER METHANE RULES Glenwood Springs—Garfield County joined neighboring counties in opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules dealing with methane and waste reduction. A letter addressed to BLM Director Neil Kornze was originally drafted by the lead entity, Mesa County stating opposition to the “Waste Prevention, Production, Subject to ...
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      HIGH SCHOOL GOLF Aspen—The Rifle Lady Bears captured another team title with yesterday’s victory at the Aspen Invitational Tournament. Rifle finished with a team score of 254. The Lady Bear’s Elly Walters took top individual honors carding an 81. Glenwood Springs was second with a team score of 263. Lauen Murphy led the Lady ...
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      RIFLE STUDENT-ATHLETE KILLED IN ‘CAR SURFING’ INCIDENT Rifle—A popular student-athlete at Rifle High School died from his injuries suffered in an April Fool’s Day car surfing incident in the Rifle Wal-Mart parking lot. According to reports from Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, 18 year old Kyle Scholla died from massive head trauma last Saturday afternoon ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/12/2011)
      High School Playoff Soccer ________________________ The Glenwood Lady Demons shutout the Demons of Durango yesterday 2 to nothing at Stubler Memorial Field. Glenwood moves on to a sweet 16 match with Palmer Ridge this Saturday. The game will be played in Monument. In the 3A playoffs, the Coal Ridge Lady Titans also advanced to the sweet 16 with yesterday’s 5 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/12/2011)
      High School Playoff Soccer ——————————– The Basalt Lady Longhorns beat Telluride yesterday 2 to nothing. Basalt will take on Peak to Peak in a sweet 16 game tomorrow. Coal Ridge will play Saint Mary’s Academy tomorrow afternoon on the road. In 4A soccer, the Glenwood Lady Demons battle the Palmer Ridge Bears tomorrow at noon in Monument. Baseball ———- CHSAA just released ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/12/2011)
      High School Soccer ———————– It’s round one of the playoffs…. The Coal Ridge Lady Titans host Bennett this afternoon at 3 O’clock. At 4, the Glenwood Lady Demons welcome the Lady Demons of Durango to Stubler Memorial Field. KMTS will provide live updates from both games. High School Golf ——————— Taylor Walters’ 97 was good enough for a ...
    • KMTS Baseball: GLENWOOD ENDS SEASON WITH WIN
      WEST GLENWOOD SPRINGS (5/10/11) — Though not quite a Shakespearean “All’s Well That Ends Well,” conclusion, the Glenwood Springs baseball team wrapped up a challenging on-and-off-field 2011 season with a 9-6 win over playoff-hopeful Eagle Valley in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday. The first game was a microcosm of the Demons’ 4-15 season as ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/10/2011)
      Baseball ———- The curtain comes down on the Glenwood Demons’ baseball season this afternoon. Glenwood welcomes Eagle Valley to town for two games at 2 and 4. You can catch both games live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight at 7. Soccer ——– The Glenwood Lady Demons will host Durango tomorrow afternoon at 4 in ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/10/2011)
      Glenwood Springs–A medical marijuana moratorium will be voted on next week by the Garfield County Board of Commissioners. The board is waiting to see how the state regulations mesh with federal laws that prohibit marijuana. Several dispensaries in unicorporated areas of the county may have to close their doors. Parachute–The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/06/2011)
      Soccer The Coal Ridge Lady Titans clinched their third straight league title with yesterday’s 3-nothing win over Basalt. Grand Valley beat Vail Christian 3 to 1 while Aspen and Vail Christian kicked to a scoreless tie. Track and Field Grand Valley and Rifle are competing today in the Tiger Invitational in Grand Junction. The Glenwood Demons boy’s ...
    • WSL Baseball All-Star Game: 3A vs. 4A
      RIFLE (5/4/11) The annual Western Slope League all-star baseball game, coordinated by Rifle baseball coach Troy Phillips, will feature a contest between the 3A and 4A divisions on the day after Memorial Day, at Cooper Field in Rifle. Since the Rifle Bears moved from 4A to 3A this season, their long and storied rivalry ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/05/2011)
      High School Baseball The Glenwood Demons pounded the Summit Tigers yesterday 17 to 2. Under the lights in Rifle last night, the Bears beat the Coal Ridge Titans, 11 to 6. Soccer ——– Three soccer games are on the schedule this afternoon including Grand Valley at Vail Christian, Vail Mountain at Aspen and Coal Ridge ...
    • WSL Baseball All-Star Game: 3A vs. 4A
      RIFLE (5/4/11) — The annual Western Slope League all-star baseball game, coordinated by Rifle baseball coach Troy Phillips, will feature a contest between the 3A and 4A divisions on the day after Memorial Day, at Cooper Field in Rifle. Since the Rifle Bears moved from 4A to 3A this season, their long and storied rivalry with ...