From the KMTS News Room:

    • News DENVER (AP) – The National Weather Service is forecasting up to two feet of snow in the eastern mountains and heavy rain starting late today evening and continuing through tomorrow morning in Colorado. The storm presents a new threat of flooding on the plains, where rural roads were underwater last week. DENVER (AP) –Colorado ...
    • Hanging Lake rest area will be closed this Thursday for maintenance work GARFIELD COUNTY — On Thursday, May 21, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the White River National Forest will be performing necessary maintenance work in order to get the Hanging Lake rest area ready for the summer season. A new shed is being erected at the rest area and a gate installed as well ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS CONFLUENCE PLANS TAKING SHAPE Glenwood Springs—Last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council approved an ordinance to ask voters for the okay to sell a piece of property near Glenwood Springs Elementary School for future development.  The council supported the concept and urged the community to get behind the project that will eventually become part ...
    • News GARCO/CRMS ROAD CONFLICT UNRESOLVED Glenwood Springs—A longstanding dispute over a small, county-owned access road running through Colorado Rocky Mountain School is still unresolved. County commissioners heard from school officials as well as people in the neighborhood about the issue during a lengthy meeting Monday afternoon. Frustrated, the commissioners decided they’ll just pay a visit to the ...
    • News GARCO SAGE GROUSE PLAN IGNORED BY FEDS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Community Development Director Fred Jarman delivered some discouraging news to the Board of Commissioners today. He says after a recent conversation with Governor Hickenlooper’s appointed sage grouse expert, John Swartout, it appears the Bureau of Land Management paid very little attention to the months-long scientific ...
    • News GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – A judge in Grand Junction has ordered a man jailed without bond pending retrial in his wife’s shooting death.After Michael Blagg’s conviction was thrown out last year, Judge David Bottger had ruled the case had reverted to its pretrial status, including the reinstatement of a $500,000 bail. Monday, Bottger said he had ...
    • News WESTERN SLOPE COAL MINING ON TRIAL Craig–A federal judge is considering a lawsuit that aims to halt the expansion of coal mining in Moffat County. Judge Brooke Jackson will hear arguments concerning two coal mines near Craig which fuel the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s nearby power plant. WildEarth Guardians is challenging the Interior ...
    • News 4-17-15 GLENWOOD NATIVE NAMED NEW MAYOR Glenwood Springs—With a 4 to 3 vote, the Glenwood Springs City Council appointed Mike Gamba as the new mayorlast night. The vote came after a few minutes of respectful discussion and other nominations. Todd Leahy, who like Gamba, ran unopposed for re-election, nominated Gamba. Leahy was voted to become ...
    • News, 4-15-15 GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – A judge in Grand Junction is expected to decide today whether a man awaiting a new trial in the shooting death of his wife will be allowed a chance to get out of jail. Michael Blagg was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison ...
    • Large Prescribed Burn Today Near Basalt Fire crews from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit were expected to set off a large prescribed burn a few minutes ago above Basalt.  The Roaring Fork Prescribed Fire is expected to be about 1,300 acres in size.  Smoke will probably be visible through much of the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys. Officials ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS…JUNE 6TH Silt–With a time of 17 minutes, 33.2 seconds, former Grand Valley Cardinal’s running star Sam Whelan won Saturday’s Run/Walk for Their Lives 5k race in Silt. Glenwood Springs–Cody Derby’s Xtreme Baseball camp attracted 11 young ball players looking to improve their skills on the diamond. The camp, organized by the Glenwood Demons’ senior infielder, ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 3RD Silt–Silt happens…especially this weekend when it comes to sports. Starting tomorrow morning, the Colorado Mini Classic bike race comes to town. The Junior cycling event draws hundreds of competitors to the area. Saturday morning the time trials will be held followed by a criterium and Sunday’s road race. Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For their ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 2ND High School Baseball Glenwood Springs–Kevin Flohr was the only member of the Glenwood Demons to earn post season honors. The college bound student-athlete was named first team all conference in the 4A Western Slope. In 3A… Jake Strack-Loertscher of the Roaring Fork Rams was named the Western Slope player of the year. Four of ...
    • KMTS SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 1ST Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For Their Lives 5k will be held this Saturday morning at the Stoney Ridge Ball Field in Silt. The event raises money for the Pauline Schneegas Wildlife Foundation to rehab and release wild animals. Registration begins at 7:30 Saturday morning with the race starting at 8:30. Glenwood Springs–Cody ...
    • KMTS TUESDAY SPORTS Los Angeles–Despite 14 hits, the Colorado Rockies could only muster one run as they lost to the Dodgers in L.A. Memorial Day, 7 to 1. Jason Hammel lasted only 4 and 2/3 innings and took the loss. Clayton Mortensen is on the hill for the Rockies tonight against Dodger’s lefty Ted ...
    • KMTS WEDNESDAY SPORTS Rifle–Rifle sophomore Taylor Walters shot a 15 over par 86 on the final day of the girl’s State High School golf tournament in Pueblo. Walters capped off the year with a 30th place finish. She took 20th during her freshman campaign and says she’s looking forward to practicing and playing in ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/18/2011) Hundreds of Colorado’s finest student-athletes will gather this weekend for the state track and field meet. The three-day event begins tomorrow morning at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood as athletes from Glenwood, Aspen, Roaring Fork, Basalt, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley high schools compete for medals. KMTS will be on hand to provide regular ...
    • 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 ...