From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS RAFTA BUS CRASH TRIAL BEGINS IN PITKIN COUNTY Aspen—It’s been over two years since passengers on a RAFTA bus were injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Highway 82. Today marks their first day in court to find out who was at fault in the October 26th, 2013 rollover accident near Catherine Store.  According to ...
    • NEWS CONTROVERSY, SPECULATION, ACCUSATIONS OVER GLENWOOD MGR JOB Glenwood Springs—Today is Jeff Hecksel’s last day as the City Manager of Glenwood Springs, a position he has held for 11 years.  Former Garfield County Manager and Attorney Drew Gorgey was hired as the interim City Manager with a 4 to 1 vote during the consent agenda last night.  ...
    • NEWS WASHINGTON (AP) — The legal system may not resolve the question of whether the fatal shooting of three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic was an act of domestic terrorism. Robert Dear faces state charges of first-degree murder. But the federal criminal code has no specific charge for crimes considered domestic terrorism. That means ...
    • NEWS ASPEN MAYOR FLYING TO PARIS FOR CLIMATE SUMMIT ASPEN (AP) — Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron is heading to Paris this week to take part in the global climate change conference, bringing with him the perspective of a town reliant on both snow and luxury. Skadron is flying to France tomorrow to spend six days at and ...
    • NEWS COLORADO SPRINGS PLANNED PARENTHOOD SHOOTER GOING TO COURT Colorado Springs—The man accused in Friday’s bloody shooting rampage that left three people dead inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic will be formally advised of the charges against him today. 57 year old Robert Lewis Dear goes before a judge for the first time this afternoon.  Investigators ...
    • NEWS THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TRAVEL MAY BE CHALLENGING DENVER (AP) — More snow is headed toward Colorado but the storm isn’t expected to hit in time to slow down most travelers on today.The storm is forecast to move into the mountains and the Front Rangel late this afternoon. The snow is expected to continue into Thanksgiving Day and ...
    • NEWS COSTCO CHICKEN SALAD,E-COLI LINK OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Chicken salad from Costco has been linked to at least one case of E. coli in Washington state. Colorado, Montana and Utah also have confirmed E. coli cases connected to Costco chicken salad. Officials are working to determine the source. HUNTER’S MISTAKE DENVER (AP) — Federal officials say no ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD GARAGE FIRE Glenwood Springs—The cause of last night’s garage fire in Glenwood Springs is being investigated.  The fire was reported in the 600 block of 8th Street and quickly spread to a nearby home.  According to information from the Glenwood Springs Fire Department, the first engine arrived on the scene in less than three ...
    • NEWS GW COUNCIL APPROVES NEW WEED BIZ Glenwood Springs—With a 6 to 1 vote last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council gave a thumbs-up to a new marijuana business.  Osiris LLC will be located on Devereaux Road and will grow, manufacture and sell retail pot. The council’s vote upheld the approval of the city licensing officer Angela ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs city council will discuss a sales and use tax revenue bond allowing the city to borrow over 3 million dollars for street maintenance and construction at tonight’s meeting. The council is expected to approve the ordinance.  The council will also vote on fixing and certifying the 2015 mill ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Tebow Back to Work ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Eager to get back to work, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has arrived early at team headquarters. With the lockout lifted, Tebow was one of the first players to report for voluntary workouts Tuesday, driving through the gates at 7:40 a.m. This soon could be Tebow’s team, especially with rumors swirling that ...
    • Rockies’ Giambi on the 15 Day DL LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Colorado Rockies placed five-time All-Star Jason Giambi on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, a day after he strained his left quad running to first base in a loss to the Dodgers. This is the fifth time the 17-year veteran has been on the disabled list and the first since 2009 with ...
    • Kershaw Frustrates Rockies in 3-2 Win LOS ANGELES (AP) – Clayton Kershaw outpitched Jhoulys Chacin with 6 gritty innings to win his fourth straight start, Matt Kemp drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Kershaw (12-4) threw a career-high 125 pitches in his 105th big league start, ...
    • Rockies Lose to Braves DENVER (AP) – Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman each homered and had two hits and the Atlanta Braves overcame a shaky start by Tommy Hanson to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 Thursday. Brooks Conrad homered and Nate McLouth had two hits for Atlanta, which earned a split of the four-game series. Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth for ...
    • 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. ...