From the KMTS News Room:

    • News MORE GARCO RESIDENTS WORKING, BUT STILL STRUGGLING Glenwood Springs—Colorado’s economy may be improving but life is still a struggle for a lot of families in Garfield County. County Human Services Director Mary Baydarian sees it everyday.  During a recent update with the Board of Commissioners, Baydarian says more people are entering the workforce but they still ...
    • News FEDS SAY NO LISTING NEEDED FOR GROUSE Denver—It’s a victory for Colorado and 10 neighboring states in the west.  Today, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Greater Sage Grouse will not be listed as endangered or threatened.  The announcement is welcome news in Garfield County which has invested a great deal of money in ...
    • News ONE DEAD IN ATV ACCIDENT NEAR DEBEQUE Debeque—One man was killed and another was seriously hurt when their all terrain vehicles crashed yesterday north of Debeque.  According to information from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the man who died at the scene was in his 50’s and the injured man taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital in ...
    • News RIFLE WOMAN IDENTIFIED IN DEADLY ROLLOVER CRASH Rifle—The woman who died in a rollover accident Wednesday afternoon near Silt was identified by the Garfield County Coroner’s office as 41 year old Melanie Baumert of Rifle.  According to information from the Colorado State Patrol, Baumert was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected when her car rolled ...
    • News WOMAN KILLED, CHILD INJURED IN WEDNESDAY ROLLOVER NEAR SILT Silt—A woman was killed and a small child was injured in a rollover accident on westbound I-70 near Silt yesterday afternoon.  According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, just after 4 o’clock, the driver, who’s name has not been released, lost control of her car near ...
    • News CARBONDALE BANK BROKEN INTO Carbondale—Carbondale police are looking for a tall, skinny man who broke into the ANB Bank on Dolores Way during the wee hours Wednesday morning.  According to police reports, the suspect smashed his way into the bank by breaking the glass doors just before 4am.  Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling says the would-be ...
    • News CARBONDALE STRUCTURE FIRE INVESTIGATED Carbondale—An early morning fire at the Third Street Center in Carbondale is being investigated.  According to reports from the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District, crews responded to a structure fire at 1:30 this morning at the popular community center.  When they arrived, crews saw smoke coming out of the east side ...
    • News NO REDUCED BOND FOR PARACHUTE WOMAN JAILED IN DAUGHTER’S DEATH GLENWOOD SPRINGS(AP) – The mother facing charges in her infant daughter’s death in western Colorado will remain jailed on $100,000 bond, despite her attorney’s efforts to have the amount lowered. 41-year-old Phyllis Wyatt is facing a felony charge of criminally negligent child abuse causing death. ...
    • News GLENWOOD STABBING SUSPECT SOUGHT Glenwood Springs—The search is still on for the El Salvadoran man suspected of stabbing two Mexican men Sunday around midnight near the Grand Avenue bridge.  According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, one man was stabbed in the abdomen but neither man suffered life-threatening injuries.  Investigators say it appears the ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Fall Under Conifer Lights CONIFER — Glenwood Springs got on the scoreboard for the first time in the 2015 season, and led late in the third quarter before Conifer wore down the Demon defense to win the first game under their brand new home lights, 27-12 Friday. The Demons, who dropped to 0-2 in the young season, took a 12-7 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JUNE 28TH Chicago–The Rockies stopped by Wrigley Field in Chicago to play a make up game with the Cubs. It didn’t turn out well as they fell to the Cubbies 7 to 3. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin suffered the loss. The Rockies are home tonight to face the other Chicago team, ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 24TH TORONTO (AP) – The Maple Leafs acquired defenseman John-Michael Liles from the Colorado Avalanche just hours before the start of the NHL draft. Toronto is sending a second-round pick in the 2012 draft to the Avalanche in the deal completed Friday. That selection had been acquired by the Maple Leafs in the trade that sent defenseman Tomas Kaberle ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 23RD CLEVELAND (AP) – Josh Tomlin came through with another quality outing and designated hitter Travis Hafner hit a two-run homer in his last start for a while, leading Cleveland to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night before the Indians leave for three NL cities. Tomlin (9-4) allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1-3 innings. He ...
    • WEDNESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 22ND Cleveland, OH–The Rockies beat the Indians 4 to 3 last night in Cleveland to climb a game above .500 for the first time since May 24th. Seth Smith hit two home runs to lead the offensive attack. The Rockies will go for the three game sweep tonight before heading ...
    • TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 21ST Washington, D.C.–The Major League Soccer Champion Colorado Rapids were honored by President Obama today at the White House. The Rapids held a soccer clinic for the children of military families on the south lawn. Cleveland, OH–Cleveland rocks for the Colorado Rockies and 40 year old slugger Jason Giambi. The Rockies’ ...
    • MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 20TH Denver–The Colorado Rockies lost to the Detroit Tigers Sunday at Coors Field 9 to 1. The Rockies won the series and are in the thick of the National League West race. Interleague play continues tonight as the Rockies head to Cleveland to take on the Indians. Elsewhere in sports… WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 17TH Carbondale–Some 300 cyclists are expected to descend upon the Roaring Fork Valley tomorrow for the 4th annual Rocky Mountain Omnium. The first stage of the race will be through the streets of downtown Carbondale Saturday and will wrap up with a road race along the Colorado River on Sunday beginning at Dotsero. Denver–The Rockies ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 16TH Denver–The Rockies took out of three from the San Diego Padres with yesterday’s 6 to 2 series finale win at Coors Field. Jhoulys Chacin improved to 8 and 4 on the year with a solid, six inning, seven strikeout performance. The Rockies are off today and will host the Detroit Tigers ...
    • WEDNESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 15TH Aspen–The FBI has contacted Cache Cache restaurant in Aspen to review surveillance tapes of a conversation between former cycling teammates Lance Armstrong and Tyler Hamilton. The two reportedly had a heated discussion over Hamilton accusing the 7-time Tour de France winner of using steroids. Denver–The Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak with last night’s ...
    • MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 13TH Denver–Randy Gradishar and Floyd Little are being sued along with seven other former Broncos players by an insurance company. St. Paul Fire and Marine says the Broncos organization is trying to get the company to pay worker’s compensation for injuries that were suffered during their playing days. Denver–The Rockies split the four game home ...