From the KMTS News Room:

    • Beer Truck Crash
      Well – it was ALMOST a beer lover’s dream. . .but it didn’t turn out that way, and it couldn’t have happened at a worse time or place. Denver police say a semi-truck going through the Mousetrap in Denver nearly flew off the overpass from I-70 to I-25 yesterday, dumping hundreds of cans of Miller Genuine ...
    • Beer Truck Crash
      Well – it was ALMOST a beer lover’s dream. . .but it didn’t turn out that way, and it couldn’t have happened at a worse time or place. Denver police say a semi-truck going through the Mousetrap in Denver nearly flew off the overpass from I-70 to I-25 yesterday, dumping hundreds of cans of Miller Genuine ...
    • Bear Shot Near Aspen Restaurant
      State wildlife officials have euthanized a bear after the animal found its way inside a restaurant atop Aspen Mountain and had to be shot by an employee. The Sundeck restaurant employee shot the 70-pound animal Saturday with a shotgun and a pistol. Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle says employees had tried unsuccessfully to scare the ...
    • Aurora Theater Victims Remembered
      It’s been 4 years today. . . but it never feels far away. It was July 20th, 2012 when a gunman opened fire inside Theater 9 of the Century Aurora 16 movie theater during a midnight showing of the Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises.” 12 moviegoers were killed and another 70 were injured in ...
    • Embezzling Case Takes Tragic Turn
      One of the largest embezzlement scandals in the history of the Garfield County Clerk & Recorders Office has now taken a tragic turn. Authorities say that 55-year-old Sean McMillan, husband of Robin McMillan who was convicted last year of stealing over $440,000 from the county, has taken his own life. Larimer County Deputy Coroner James McNaughton ...
    • Hiking Family Found Safe
      A harrowing ordeal for a family who spent 3 days lost in wilderness area near Silverton came to a happy end on Monday evening when the family’s father and 3 young children were found by a another group of hikers. 33-year old Dustin Beaver and his children – two boys, 6 & 8 years old, and ...
    • Colorado Delegates Walk Out of RNC in Protest
      Several of Colorado’s delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland were on the front lines of one of Day One’s most dramatic moments when they walked off the convention floor in protest after party leaders prevented their attempt to oust Donald Trump as the party’s presidential nominee. The group of delegates, led by Senator Mike ...
    • Warrant Issued for Suspect in Basalt Bomb Scare
      Legal problems are mounting for a Basalt man who was involved in a domestic dispute this past weekend that turned into a bomb scare that involved several law enforcement agencies. A judge in Eagle County has issued a warrant for 28-year-old Dustin Brown on charges of manufacturing an explosive device, a Class 4 felony, and ...
    • Paraglider Rescued Near Deep Lake
      Garfield County Search and Rescue crews were able to find and rescue a paraglider that was reported missing over the weekend.  According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, 26 year old Mitchell Stubbs was reported missing by his father late Friday night when he didn’t return to camp north of Deep Lake after leaving to go paragliding. Search and Rescue ...
    • Man Shot After Stopping to Assist Motorist
      A man was shot while attempting to help a fellow motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle over the weekend.  According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the man told deputies that he was driving to work on Highway 13 around 12:30 Saturday morning when he saw a vehicle stopped around mile marker nine with it’s emergency flashers on.  One ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, AUGUST 31ST
      PHOENIX (AP) – Miguel Montero and Justin Upton each homered and drove in three runs, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-4 Tuesday night to tie a team record with their 11th home win in a row. The National League West-leading Diamondbacks have won eight consecutive overall, their longest streak since 2008, and the home streak matches the mark ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 30TH
      High School Softball Rifle–The Rifle Lady Bears will host Delta this afternoon at 4 o’clock at Cooper Field. Grand Valley welcomes the Grand Junction Central JV squad for a game. High School Football Glenwood Springs–The new rankings from the Denver Post are out and in 3A, the Glenwood Demons are ranked second behind Vista Ridge. ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 29TH
      High School Football Aspen–The Aspen Skiers defeated the visiting Delta Panthers in a zero week match up of 2A and 3A schools 35 to 12. Freshman sensation quarterback Tucker Bierne threw for four touchdown passes in his varsity debut. Elsewhere in high school football… The defending 2A state champion Olathe Pirates pounded the Steamboat ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 26TH
      High School Football Aspen–The 2011 season kicks off tonight in Aspen as the Skiers host the Delta Panthers in a match up of 2A and 3A Western Slope programs. You can catch the game live on KMTS. Kick off is set for 7 O’clock. Battlement Mesa–The annual Garfield County Sheriff’s Auxiliary ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 25TH
      High School Golf Gypsum–The Eagle Valley Invitational is being played today in Gypsum. Battlement Mesa–The annual Garfield County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Golf Tournament will tee off this Saturday at the Battlement Mesa Golf Course. The foursome scramble is fundraiser for the Sheriff’s Auxiliary. Glenwood Springs–The 3rd annual Derbs Softball Tournament will be played September 16th and the ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 24TH
      CYC–USA PRO CYCLING CHALLENGE GUNNISON, Colo. – The second stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge will take the field 130.2 miles Wednesday (Aug. 24) from Gunnison to Vail, Colo. The stage includes the ascents of Cottonwood Pass and Monitor Pass, both situated at more than 12,000 feet. Stage 2 is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., with an estimated finish ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 23RD
      Rifle–Clayton Crawford of the Aspen Skiers shot a four under par 68 to win the Rifle Invitational at Rifle Creek yesterday. Crawford led the Skiers to the team title. Rifle’s Danny Bartels and Ty Caron both tied for second with a score of 77. The Bears came in second ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 22ND
      DENVER (AP) – Kevin Millwood pitched seven strong innings for his first big league win in nearly a year and Seth Smith hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh, leading the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 to snap a string of 17 consecutive Sunday losses. The Rockies hadn’t won on a Sunday since beating the Chicago Cubs ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 19TH
      High School Golf Montrose–The Rifle Bears took third place in yesterday’s Montrose Invitational at the Bridges Golf Club. The Bear’s top golfer was Danny Bartels who finished in a four way tie for third place with a 3-over-par 74. Aspen’s Jesse Beetham won the tournament. Glenwood Springs–Several local high school football teams will ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 18TH
      High School Golf Montrose–The Aspen Skiers captured the team title at yesterday’s Black Canyon Tournament. Clayton Crawford shot an even-par 70 to tie Triston Quigley of Rifle for second place. In the team standings, Rifle took 5th place. High School Football Denver–The Denver Post has released it’s pre-season rankings for 2011. In ...