From the KMTS News Room:

    • Shel Will “Pinch Hit” Final Summer of Music Concert Yesterday morning, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Executive Director Christina Brusig received a phone call concert promoters hate;  Their headliner for the final Summer of Music performance of the year can’t make it.  Apparently the Groovetrotters’ tour bus broke down in Wisconsin and they won’t be able to perform tomorrow night. Fortunately, a local (sort of) solution ...
    • Red Canyon Fire (July 19, 2015 4:00 PM)  The Red Canyon Fire has been fully contained.  Mop up is expected to continue for the next several days, but for now, suppression of the area’s only active wildfire seems well in hand. (July 18, 2015 7:00 AM) With cooler temperatures expected today, officials hope to build a fire line around ...
    • James Holmes: Guilty CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A jury has found Colorado theater shooter James Holmes guilty of murder in the methodically planned attack that left 12 dead and dozens wounded. The verdict means the 27-year-old former neuroscience graduate student could get the death penalty for the 2012 ...
    • News CHANGE OF VENUE ORDERED FOR VAIL WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT VAIL (AP) – A Colorado judge has agreed to move a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Vail Resorts from Broomfield to Eagle County to be closer to the site of the accident.The parents of 13-year-old Taft Conlin are seeking damages after their son died in an avalanche ...
    • News NEW CAMPING RESTRICTIONS FOR MAROON BELLS ASPEN (AP) — Those looking to camp in the Aspen area will have to bring bear-resistant food and garbage containers this summer or risk a hefty fine. The White River National Forest has enacted an emergency order that requires use of the special containers in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Fines ...
    • News IRS SCAM TARGETING GARFIELD COUNTY RESIDENTS Glenwood Springs—Hang up and call the police immediately if you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service saying you owe back taxes.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the IRS phone scam almost bilked one local person out of an easy ...
    • News MILITARY RELEASES RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION INTO JET CRASH THAT KILLED NEW CASTLE MAN Norfolk, VA.—Air Force Captain Will Dubois didn’t realize his F-16 was descending until the last second before it crashed in the Middle East last December.  That’s the conclusion of the investigative report released today by Air Combat Command in Virginia.  The 30 year ...
    • News BABY SARAH MEMORIAL TONIGHT Parachute—The memorial for Sarah Ogden will be held tonight at Cottonwood Park in Parachute.  Sarah was only four weeks old when she died June 20th after allegedly being beaten by her father.  While her parents sit in a jail cell in Minnesota awaiting extradition back to Garfield County, family, friends and ...
    • News MEMORIAL SET FOR SARAH OGDEN Parachute—Four-week old Sarah Ogden had a twin brother.  The baby girl who died June 20th in Parachute after allegedly being beaten by her father, will be remembered and honored during a memorial service this Friday night at Cottonwood Park in Parachute.  The service and fundraiser was organized by community leaders in ...
    • News GW CITY COUNCIL UPHOLDS LICENSE DENIAL FOR REC. POT STORES Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council voted to uphold the denial of a marijuana license for two establishments during a packed-house, marathon meeting.  In both cases, the vote was 6 to 1 to reject the appeals of the Recreational Releaf Dispensary and Bar and the Green ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Buffs First Season in the PAC-12 Will be a Tough One ERIE, Colo. (AP) – Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn has assembled one of the most demanding schedules in the country. He doesn’t plan on doing that again anytime soon. Sure, Bohn believes first-year coach Jon Embree and his players can handle what many publications are calling the toughest slate of games in college football. But to build ...
    • 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 ...