From the KMTS News Room:

    • Highway 13 “Good Samaritan” Shot Himself
      Authorities say the man who claimed to have been shot while attempting to help another motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle earlier this month was not such a good samaritan after all…  According to a press release from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the man told authorities he was shot while approaching a disabled vehicle ...
    • Plane Crash Report Released
      A report on a plane crash in southern Colorado says the pilot had been warned not to fly into Pagosa Springs because of winter weather before his aircraft went down, killing him and his girlfriend. The National Transportation Safety Board revealed its findings this week of the November 2014 crash that killed 55-year-old Howard Guthrie, of ...
    • Search Ends for Montrose Woman
      Mesa County authorities have called off their search for an 82-year-old woman with dementia who was last seen at a Montrose bowling alley almost two weeks ago. Mary Finnegan left the Rose Bowl on July 15th and was expected back at her Delta County home, but she never returned. The Mesa County Sheriff’s office says up to ...
    • Kidnapping Suspect In Court
      The Colorado Springs man accused of taking hostages near Independence Pass on Wednesday made his first court appearance in Aspen yesterday. 30-year-old Brolin McConnell is facing charges of first-degree kidnapping for holding 3 men at gunpoint on Lincoln Creek Road near the intersection with Highway 82. During his appearance before Aspen District Judge Chris Seldin, McConnell ...
    • BLM Fire Restrictions in GarCo
      It’s become another unmistakable and sadly inevitable sign of summer in Colorado – fire restrictions put in place each year by officials trying to do everything they can to keep huge portions of the western U.S. from going up in flames. Bureau of Land Management officials have announced that stage 1 fire restrictions begin today for ...
    • Armed Man Takes Hostage Near Independence Pass
      Pitkin County Deputies were able to peacefully resolve a dangerous situation that unfolded yesterday near Independence Pass when an armed man took at least one person hostage and fired shots at the officers. The Colorado Springs man, whose identity has not been released, was armed with two handguns and had used his truck to block Lincoln ...
    • Rifle I-70 Traffic Fatality
      *****7/28/16 4:40 PM Update:  Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmier identified the victim in Wednesday’s crash as 39 year old Daniel Jacob Kobrin of Glenwood Springs.  Glassmire says Kobrin was born and raised in Crested Butte and had recently lived in Portland, Oregon.  Toxicology tests will be conducted over the next several weeks. Authorities say that a ...
    • Glenwood Canyon Update
      Travelers expecting to be stuck for several hours on either side of Glenwood Canyon today actually got a reprieve due to high winds that forced CDOT to push back the rockfall mitigation work that was scheduled to completely close the canyon for a second straight day. CDOT closed the canyon yesterday and began the work of ...
    • Helicopter Used Today to Place Rockfall Netting in Glenwood Canyon
      The Thursday helicopter work was cancelled, but the media was allowed to film today’s efforts: The helicopter in the video is attempting to place a pole which will eventually hold rockfall netting in place.
    • Pair Arrested in GJ for Utah Murder
      Authorities in Grand Junction have arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a man in Utah. 27-year-old Mark Mair and 19-year-old Elcha Hatch were arrested after a brief standoff at a home Monday night. Mair is suspected in the death of 34-year-old Justin Hannah, of Cedar City, Utah, on Sunday. Police received information that ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 25TH
      High School Soccer Playoffs Carbondale–The Roaring Fork Rams host the Grizzlies of Bruce Randolph High School this afternoon at 4 o’clock. The Rams are the 15th seeded team in Class 3 A. The Coal Ridge Titans travel to Alamosa tomorrow for a first round playoff game at 3:30. The 30th seeded Rifle Bears head to Denver ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 24TH
      MIAMI (AP) – Tim Tebow rallied the Denver Broncos for two touchdowns in the final 2:44 of the fourth quarter to force overtime, and Matt Prater’s 52-yard field goal gave them a come-from-behind 18-15 victory Sunday over the stunned Miami Dolphins. The Broncos appeared beaten when they trailed 15-0 with 5:23 left and took over at their 20. At that ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GSHS GROUND GAME OVERHAULS FEISTY DEVILS
      GYPSUM(10/21/11) — “I had to gain 20 pounds to be running back,” the 155-lb. sophomore Henry Hill said after gaining 181yards and scoring two second half touchdowns to help Glenwood Springs reel in a surprisingly resistant, one-win Eagle Valley team 28-7, for its third straight win. Hill, who was a 135-lb. receiver ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 21ST
      High School Volleyball The Glenwood Lady Demons defeated Palisade last night, 3 games to 1. Roaring Fork swept Grand Valley in three. Soccer Coal Ridge doubled up Rifle 2 to 1 while Roaring Fork beat CRMS 4 to 1. High School Football The Glenwood Demons take on the Eagle Valley Devils tonight in Gypsum. Iickd off is set ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 19TH
      High School Soccer The Glenwood Demons season finale ended on a winning note with yesterday’s 4 to victory over the Palisade Bulldogs. Glenwood finished the season at 9-4 and 2. Aspen shutout CRMS 6 to nothing while Coal Ridge and Basalt kicked to a 2-2 tie. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – Grand Junction will soon be ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 18TH
      High School Softball The Rifle Lady Bears earned the 15th seed in this weekend’s 3A state tournament in Aurora. The Lady Bears will play the second seeded Holy Family Tigers this Friday at 12:15. It’s a single-elimination tournament. NHL The Colorado Avalanche went 5 and o on their longest road trip of ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 17TH
      High School Softball The Rifle Lady Bears earned a trip to the state 3A tournament for the second straight year. Rifle defeated Basalt in the district tournament in Gunnison last weekend to secure a spot in the tournament that will be played in Aurora this Friday and Saturday. High School Football The Glenwood Demons knocked off the Steamboat ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Lundin Leads Glenwood Over Steamboat, 43-0
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10/14/11) — The Travis Lundin era continued with Glenwood’s 43-0 win over once-mighty Steamboat Springs, as the sophomore quarterback threw two more touchdown passes, giving him seven in eight quarters of play since he took the reins in the second half of the Battle Mountain game. Steamboat, which lost to Valor Christian in ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 13TH
      High School Soccer The Glenwood Demons travel to Gypsum to take on Eagle Valley tonight. The Coal Ridge Titans host the Grand Valley Cardinals tonight as well. Volleyball Glenwood makes the trip north to Steamboat Springs for a 6:30 league match eith the Sailors. Rifle plays at Coal Ridge at 6. Cross Country Coal Ridge and ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 11TH
      ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Coach John Fox said Tuesday that the Denver Broncos will start Tim Tebow against the Miami Dolphins when they return from their bye week. Tebow supplants Kyle Orton, who has struggled ever since winning the job with a spectacular training camp. Replacing Orton at halftime Sunday, Tebow nearly led the Broncos back from a late ...