From the KMTS News Room:

    • Rifle Recycle Center Closed Saturday Union Pacific Railroad will close the railroad crossing which provides access to the Garfield County recycling drop off center in Rifle Saturday, April 4. Consequently, the recycling center will not be open.
    • News DETAILS OF CARBONDALE MURDER SUSPECT TO BE RELEASED Glenwood Springs—The arrest affidavit containing key information about the Carbondale man who confessed to stabbing his wife to death nearly two months ago may be unsealed today.  Garfield County District Court Judge James Boyd ordered the documents to be made public under a Freedom of Information Act request.  ...
    • Cole Swindell Plays Armchair Coach for the Atlanta Falcons Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleGeorgia native Cole Swindell tells AtlantaFalcons.com he has some ideas about what his favorite team should do when it comes time for this year’s NFL Draft at the end of the month. The ACM New Artist of the Year also throws his support behind new head coach Dan Quinn. “I like him. ...
    • News COL RIVER DISTRICT TESTIFIES AGAINST WATER BILL Denver—The Colorado River Water Conservation District is very concerned about a water bill that was approved by a Senate committee Monday. Senate Bill 183 would require a water judge when he or she decrees a water right, to quantify the actual historical consumptive use during wet years, dry years ...
    • News C-DOT’S “BUSTANG” DELAYED Glenwood Springs—People anxious to check out the new I-70 corridor buses will have to wait a little longer.  C-DOT has decided to delay the so-called “Bustang” until May or June.  The service connecting Glenwood Springs to Denver was supposed to begin next month but there’s still some work to do before it’s ready ...
    • News ASPEN (AP) – Dozens of teens and young adults caught in an underage drinking and marijuana sting at the X Games in Aspen are facing the legal consequences. An unprecedented operation by Colorado Department of Revenue agents combined with actions by local police led to the issuance of 126 tickets during January’s event, more than ...
    • Colorado Senators Introduce Anti-Shutdown Resolution DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined across party lines to try to derail government shutdowns. Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner introduced their “Shutdown Accountability Resolution” Thursday calling for votes to be held regularly during any shutdown until a bill reopening government is signed. If lawmakers don’t show up for votes, the sergeant ...
    • Glenwood Shell is Closed for Good Wednesday, March 11th at 3:03 pm, the last in a long line of loyal customers filled up with gas at one of Glenwood Springs’ most visible businesses. Whether it was I-70 Chevron, Amoco, BP or Glenwood Shell, the 24-hour, full service station was one of the first places you ‘d see getting on or off the ...
    • News CARBONDALE MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER Glenwood Springs—The Carbondale  man who confessed to killing his wife after he was hurt in a crash  last month near Roaring Fork High School has been formally charged with first-degree murder. 46-year-old Arturo Navarrete-Portillo was charged Tuesday in Garfield County District Court.He is accused in the Feb. 16 stabbing ...
    • News CARBONDALE MOM PLEADS GUILTY TO POISONING DAUGHTERS Glenwood Springs—She put rat poison in smoothies for her daughters and herself one day last summer.  Her 8 and 11 year old girls survived and now 33 year old Maria Alvarado-Gomez is facing time in prison.  The Carbondale woman avoided a charge of attempted first degree murder by pleading ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS Baseball: GLENWOOD ENDS SEASON WITH WIN WEST GLENWOOD SPRINGS (5/10/11) — Though not quite a Shakespearean “All’s Well That Ends Well,” conclusion, the Glenwood Springs baseball team wrapped up a challenging on-and-off-field 2011 season with a 9-6 win over playoff-hopeful Eagle Valley in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday. The first game was a microcosm of the Demons’ 4-15 season as ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/10/2011) Baseball ———- The curtain comes down on the Glenwood Demons’ baseball season this afternoon. Glenwood welcomes Eagle Valley to town for two games at 2 and 4. You can catch both games live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight at 7. Soccer ——– The Glenwood Lady Demons will host Durango tomorrow afternoon at 4 in ...
    • FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (05/10/2011) Glenwood Springs–A medical marijuana moratorium will be voted on next week by the Garfield County Board of Commissioners. The board is waiting to see how the state regulations mesh with federal laws that prohibit marijuana. Several dispensaries in unicorporated areas of the county may have to close their doors. Parachute–The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/06/2011) Soccer The Coal Ridge Lady Titans clinched their third straight league title with yesterday’s 3-nothing win over Basalt. Grand Valley beat Vail Christian 3 to 1 while Aspen and Vail Christian kicked to a scoreless tie. Track and Field Grand Valley and Rifle are competing today in the Tiger Invitational in Grand Junction. The Glenwood Demons boy’s ...
    • WSL Baseball All-Star Game: 3A vs. 4A RIFLE (5/4/11) The annual Western Slope League all-star baseball game, coordinated by Rifle baseball coach Troy Phillips, will feature a contest between the 3A and 4A divisions on the day after Memorial Day, at Cooper Field in Rifle. Since the Rifle Bears moved from 4A to 3A this season, their long and storied rivalry ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/05/2011) High School Baseball The Glenwood Demons pounded the Summit Tigers yesterday 17 to 2. Under the lights in Rifle last night, the Bears beat the Coal Ridge Titans, 11 to 6. Soccer ——– Three soccer games are on the schedule this afternoon including Grand Valley at Vail Christian, Vail Mountain at Aspen and Coal Ridge ...
    • WSL Baseball All-Star Game: 3A vs. 4A RIFLE (5/4/11) — The annual Western Slope League all-star baseball game, coordinated by Rifle baseball coach Troy Phillips, will feature a contest between the 3A and 4A divisions on the day after Memorial Day, at Cooper Field in Rifle. Since the Rifle Bears moved from 4A to 3A this season, their long and storied rivalry with ...
    • Coming Soon: PAC Ten-10 Network PHOENIX (AP) – The Pac-10 has a new network to go with its monster television deal. The Pac-10 announced the launch of its own television network on Wednesday, a venture made possible by a 12-year joint deal with ESPN and Fox worth about $3 billion. ...
    • High School Baseball Scores / Schedule The Rifle Bears defeated Aspen 4 to 1 while Coal Ridge dropped a 12-6 decision at Basalt. The Titans and Bears hook up for a 6 O’clock game tonight at Cooper Field in Rifle. The game will be broadcast live on KMTS. The Roaring Fork Rams split a doubleheader with the Olathe Pirates yesterday. ...
    • Lady Demons WSL Champs Glenwood Springs-The Western Slope champion Glenwood Lady Demons put a bow on the regular season with last night’s 6 to 1 win over Delta. The hometown fans at Stubler Memorial Field also witnessed Coach Steve White’s 200th career win at the high school level. The Lady Demons now await the CHSAA tournament pairings this ...