From the KMTS News Room:

    • News GW CITY COUNCIL UPHOLDS LICENSE DENIAL FOR REC. POT STORES Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council voted to uphold the denial of a marijuana license for two establishments during a packed-house, marathon meeting.  In both cases, the vote was 6 to 1 to reject the appeals of the Recreational Releaf Dispensary and Bar and the Green ...
    • News MISSING MAN FOUND IN FLAT TOPS AREA, QUESTIONED ABOUT WOMAN’S DEATH Garfield County—The Routt County man considered a ‘person of interest’ in the death of a woman has been found in the Flat Tops wilderness of Garfield County.  22 year old Cole Pollard was found at Trapper’s Lake Recreation Area this morning at 11 o’clock and ...
    • Garfield County Manager Stepping Down Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Manager Andrew Gorgey is resigning.  Gorgey, who was originally hired as the county attorney in June of 2011, wore both hats and juggled duties between the two busy offices for five months from January of 2012 to May of that year.  He was named the full time county manager the next month ...
    • News PARACHUTE COUPLE IN CUSTODY FOR DEATH OF BABY GIRL Parachute—She says she listened to her husband beat her month-old daughter to death but didn’t intervene.  41 year old Phyllis Wyatt and 29 year old Matthew Ogden of Parachute were arrested yesterday in Cass County, Minnesota for the death of Sarah Ogden.  The baby girl was reportedly ...
    • News   COURT BATTLE OVER FED WATER RULES BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – More than a dozen states are challenging a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEHN’-juhm) says the “Waters of the U.S.” rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers ...
    • News RUEDI CAMPER BITTEN BY BEAR ASPEN (AP) – Wildlife officials say an adult black bear scratched its way into a tent and bit a man on his forearm at a campground on the eastern end of Ruedi Reservoir near Aspen. The man, whose name has not been released, whacked the bear with his free arm to ...
    • News GARCO BOARD APPROVES INJECTION WELL Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved plans for an injection well near Parachute. The Ursa-owned, 62-hundred foot deep, non-commercial well will be about a mile and a half west of Parachute. Company officials say there are no plans to build additional wells in the near future. GAS ...
    • News UPPER ROARING FORK RIVER AT FLOOD STAGE Basalt—Conditions have stabilized along the upper Roaring Fork River since Tuesday’s heavy rainstorm but people living near the river are being warned to be careful as the heat wave continues to rapidly melt snow from the high country. The Roaring Fork reached flood stage earlier this week. ...
    • News DEVELOPMENT FEES WAIVED FOR UNFINISHED RIFLE TOWNHOUSE PROJECT Rifle—An unfinished townhouse development project will be completed thanks to the city council agreeing to extend fee reductions and building incentives. Developer Hal Holquist asked for the extension so his company could finish the other half of the 26-unit project at Willow Ranch. GJ MAN CHARGED ...
    • C-DOT Releases Video of This Morning’s Rockslide https://www.youtube.com/embed/aOASqd3vZv8

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...