From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • NEWS CARBONDALE MAN BUSTED FOR LURING A MINOR Carbondale—A Carbondale man is behind bars for trying to lure a young girl over the internet. According to information from the Carbondale Police Department, 24 year old Daniel Rodden was taken into custody yesterday and booked into the Garfield County jail on felony charges including Exploitation of a Child, ...
    • NEWS VETERANS HONORED TODAY Garfield County—Today is the day to honor and pay tribute to America’s military veterans, past and present. Several schools took time out with students and faculty for special assemblies featuring patriotic music and guest speakers. Kathryn Senor Elementary in New Castle is holding two Veterans Day programs including one at 7 o’clock tonight. ...
    • Widespread Power Outage in South Glenwood UPDATE:  Power is back on at 8:25. UPDATE: Power back off at 7:15. UPDATE:  Power came back on around 6:45. Power is out south of 23rd Street in Glenwood Springs this morning.  The power outage is affecting all traffic signals and KMTS.  Remember, a non-functioning traffic light is to be treated as an all-way stop.
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) — Fifty sheriffs in Colorado, including Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario have written to the White House to oppose any plan to move detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center to prisons in the state. The letter says that Colorado would be in danger if the Pentagon sends Guantanamo detainees to either of ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) — Supporters of universal health care have gathered enough signatures to put their plan on Colorado ballots next year. Secretary of State Wayne Williams says proponents submitted nearly 159,000 qualified signatures, about 60,000 more than required to put the measure on the ballot. COLORADO SPRINGS(AP) — Authorities say no one survived the crash ...
    • NEWS 2015 ELECTION RESULTS Glenwood Springs—The so-called “off year” election turned out to be a big year for local educators.  The 122 million dollar bond issue for the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District won handily with 57 percent of the voters saying ‘yes’ to higher property taxes while 43 percent of the voters from Glenwood Springs to ...
    • NEWS GARCO PULLS PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDS Glenwood Springs—Planned Parenthood in Glenwood Springs won’t receive any funds from Garfield County next year. The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to deny the request from the Human Services Commission for 15-hundred dollars.  Commissioner Tom Jankovsky made the motion to cut funds saying he’s been getting several e-mails from the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JULY 18TH ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – The Texas Rangers say team President Nolan Ryan is “resting comfortably” in a Houston hospital after experiencing heart pain Sunday morning while at his home. The 64-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher, who had a double-bypass operation in 2000 and has a family history of heart disease, is expected to be released from the hospital in a ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 15TH DENVER (AP) – Ryan Spilborghs had a home run among four hits, Ubaldo Jimenez (oo-BAHL’-doh hih-MEHN’-ehz) pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 on Thursday night.Spilborghs finished a triple shy of the cycle while registering his first four-hit games in more than two seasons. Ty Wigginton and Ian Stewart had three hits each for ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 14TH Silt/New Castle–Coal Ridge Titans football coach Scott Parker is holding a clinic next week for 9th through 12th grade players. The 10-day clinic begins each evening at 6 O’clock. Denver–The Colorado Rockies are going to have to play better baseball in the second half of the season if they hope to make it to ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 11TH Washington, D.C.–The Rockies were shutout by Jordan Zimmerman and the Washington Nationals, 2 to nothing. The Rockies find themselves five games under .500 at the All-Star break and eight games behind first place San Francisco Giants in the National League West. Phoenix, AZ–The fan favorite home run derby takes place tonight in Phoenix. Former ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 8TH Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons Swim and Dive team is trying to stay afloat financially. The team consisting of student/athletes from the tri-county area will be washing cars tomorrow at Glenwood Springs High School to raise money for next season. Hot dogs and lemonade will also be sold. ...
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    • SPORTS, JULY 6TH Atlanta, GA–The Colorado Rockies sure missed the bats of Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez last night in Atlanta. The Rockies fell to the Braves, 5 to 3.The Rockies send winless Aaron Cook to the mound tonight to face one of the best in pitchers in the game in righthander Jair Jurrjens. ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 5TH ATLANTA (AP) – Freddie Freeman homered twice to drive in three runs, and Tommy Hanson combined with two relievers on a four-hitter as the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Monday night. Freeman’s two-run shot in the first inning drove in Brian McCann, who singled with two outs off Ubaldo Jimenez (oo-BAHL’-doh hih-MEHN’-ehz) (3-8). The rookie first baseman ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 1ST Aspen–The Glenwood Springs Defiance Rugby Club will battle the Gentlemen of Aspen Saturday, July 2nd at 3 O’clock. The match will be played in Aspen. Denver–The Colorado Rockies dropped a 6-4 decision to the Chicago White Sox yesterday at Coors Field. The Kansas City Royals are in town ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 30TH Glenwood Springs–Tonight, the annual Glenwood Springers Community Track Meet will be held at Stubler Memorial Field. Athletes of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in a wide range of events including distance running, sprints, relays, the long jump and the shot put. The meet begins at 5 O’clock. Elsewhere in sports… WIMBLEDON, England ...