From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS GLENWOOD PEDOPHILE PLEADS GUILTY IN FED COURT Glenwood Springs—One of the most disturbing cases of pedophilia in Garfield County history has come to a close with a Glenwood Springs man headed to prison for a long time.  29 year old Luis Alfonso Aragon Gallegos pled guilty earlier this month in U.S. District Court to production and ...
    • NEWS COAL FOR GROUSE HABITAT Meeker / Craig—The coal mining industry in northwestern Colorado may be able to continue thanks to a trade between a company and the federal government.  Today the Bureau of Land Management and the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement gave preliminary approval to a plan that allows Colowyo Coal to continue ...
    • NEWS MISSING GARCO SNOWMOBILERS FOUND SAFE Glenwood Springs—The three snowmobilers reported missing on the Flat Tops Sunday night are safe.  The men were spotted by a National Guard Helicopter standing around a fire just after 11 o’clock Monday morning.  They were first reported missing Sunday night around 7:30 and crews searched for them until 2am Monday.  The ...
    • NEWS MEEKER (AP) – An autopsy is scheduled today for the victim of a plane crash in northwest Colorado after witnesses reported hearing an explosion and authorities found wreckage of a plane. The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and rescue crews searched the area again on Saturday after the body was found on Friday. ...
    • NEWS ASPEN (AP) – The Aspen Skiing Company has been ordered by a federal jury to pay a former employee $150,000 for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. Former housekeeper Arcelia Rojo claimed the company fired her because of a nagging elbow injury she received on the job. Skico owns and operates the five-star Little Nell ...
    • NEWS PALISADE (AP) – Palisade will spend more than $1.3 million of grant funds to purchase land for a future sport shooting complex. Palisade’s trustees approved land contracts that will be used for the future sport shooting complex at Cameo. The planned complex will have indoor and outdoor areas for archery, shooting and hunting education. DENVER (AP) ...
    • NEWS STATE LAWMAKERS BACK TO WORK DENVER (AP) – It’s going to be a tougher fight than usual for Colorado’s 100 state lawmakers who return to work toda.That’s because the state’s cupboards are bare, with constitutional spending restrictions meaning that politicians won’t have much wiggle room as they jostle to pay for their ideas.Colorado has a Democratic ...
    • NEWS VALLEY MAN SENT TO PRISON FOR RACIALLY MOTIVATED ATTACK ASPEN (AP) – A Snowmass man has been sentenced to five years in prison for attacking a man in Basalt while making disparaging remarks about Mexicans and President Barack Obama. 47-year-old Jerry Lloyd Cunico was sentenced Monday for attacking a 67-year-old Latino man sitting in his ...
    • NEWS GARFIELD COUNTY SEEKING FUNDING SOLUTIONS FOR DETOX CENTER Glenwood Springs—Doctors. law enforcement professionals, city and county leaders all agree; Garfield County desperately needs a detox center, maybe two.  Commissioner Mike Samson helped assemble a county-wide task force to discuss the issue in Glenwood Springs yesterday.  Garfield County once had a suitable place to take intoxicated people ...
    • NEWS LEGAL SETBACK FOR COLORADO POT INDUSTRY DENVER (AP) – A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought federal approval for a credit union aimed at serving marijuana businesses in Colorado, saying allowing it “would facilitate criminal activity.” U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson dismissed the lawsuit because marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Jackson says the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Rockies 3, Dodgers 1 LOS ANGELES (AP) – Aaron Cook outpitched Hiroki Kuroda with seven scoreless innings, Troy Tulowitzki had a pair of RBI singles among his three hits, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Cook (2-5) scattered six hits, struck out two and walked two in his ...
    • Orton is a Bronco for now ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Kyle Orton’s still a member of the Denver Broncos. For how long is anybody’s guess. The Broncos are shopping around to see if they can find a trade partner, and the Miami Dolphins might prove the best fit. Orton is due $8.29 million this season and doesn’t want to be a backup in ...
    • 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 ...