From the KMTS News Room:

    • News ASPEN (AP) – The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office has suspended the search for a man who is thought to have entered the rushing waters at a popular swimming hole near Aspen.  31-year-old Will Graham’s car was found in the parking area next to the Devil’s Punchbowl, a popular cliff jumping spot off the road to ...
    • News GARCO CORONER IDENTIFIES WEEKEND DROWNING VICTIM Glenwood Springs—The name of the man who drowned last Saturday afternoon while rafting on the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon was released today by Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire.  56 year old David Janes of Warsaw, Illinois was rafting with two other people when he fell out of the boat ...
    • One Dead in Rafting Accident Today at approximately 12:38 PM Garfield County Deputies responded to a call from an observer who reported that a man had fallen from a raft on the Colorado River east of the Grizzly Creek Rest area (58060 US Highway 6). There were originally three people in the raft, two males and ...
    • News MARIJUANA MORATORIUM TO BE CONSIDERED BY GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—Does Glenwood Springs need another weed shop or grow op?  Tonight the Glenwood Springs City Council will tackle that question and discuss an ordinance to impose a 90 day moratorium on all new license applications for marijuana-related businesses. Council members have been talking about the temporary ...
    • News FORMER GARCO BOOKEEPER GETS 10 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – A former bookkeeper in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. 52 year old Robin McMillan was sentenced yesterday for theft and to filing a false tax return. Police say she estimated that she ...
    • News FED SAGE GROUSE FUNDS PROPOSED Denver—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is one of a handful of Democrats leading a fundraising effort to preserve both the Greater and Gunnison Sage Grouse.  The senators urged the Appropriations Committee to fund programs that include collaborating with landowners.  State and federal agencies hope to convince the BLM and Fish and ...
    • News LOCAL SNOWPACK UP Glenwood Springs—Just a few weeks ago, local streams and rivers were suffering from a lack of moisture and early season run off.  Thanks to one of the wettest months of May in recent history, conditions have changed drastically. According to the latest report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the watershed snowpack now sits ...
    • News WATCH OUT FOR BAMBI Undated—CDOT is warning drivers as deer and elk migrate to summer habitats across roads and highways. CDOT says there were 3,437 wildlife-vehicle collisions reported in Colorado in 2013, below the 10-year average of 3,605. There’s usually an increase in wildlife accidents during migration seasons in May and November. HANGING LAKE GATE ...
    • News EAGLE (AP) – A Pueblo man who was driving drunk and speeding when he flipped his car in Avon, killing a passenger and paralyzing another, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Eagle County District Attorney’s Office says Emanuel Villeda was sentenced for the June 9 crash that killed 22-year-old Rafael Torres-Ortiz. Villeda ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – The National Weather Service is forecasting up to two feet of snow in the eastern mountains and heavy rain starting late today evening and continuing through tomorrow morning in Colorado. The storm presents a new threat of flooding on the plains, where rural roads were underwater last week. DENVER (AP) –Colorado ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/02/2011) High School Baseball ————————- The Glenwood Demons will finally get to play a game today. The Demons will travel to Carbondale this afternoon for a 4 O’clock game against the Roaring Fork Rams. Today’s game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight at 7 on the radio. Soccer ——- There are three games on the schedule ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/26/2011) High School Soccer The Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Basalt 3 to nothing yesterday to improve to 11 and 1. Tonight, Glenwood plays Palisade at Mesa State at 7. Rifle visits Coal Ridge, Grand Valley welcomes Vail Mountain and Aspen travels to Roaring Fork. Baseball ———– Weather and field conditions permitting, three games will be played today. The Rifle ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/21/2011) High School Baseball The Basalt Longhorns were swept by the Cedaredge Bruins 11 to 6 and 5 to 1. The Coal Ridge / Rifle game was delayed once again due to weather and field conditions…no make up date has been announced yet. Basketball Cameron Horning is a sharpshooter. The 12 year old Glenwood Springs Middle Schooler won ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/20/2011) Baseball The Glenwood Demons were swept by the Palisade Bulldogs yesterday at Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, 11 to nothing and 3-zip. The game between Coal Ridge and Rifle was rained out yesterday and tonight’s makeup game has also been postponed due to poor field conditions. Soccer ——- The Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Palisade last night, 3 to nothing. Golf —— Led by Taylor ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (04/15/2011) Soccer In girl’s soccer, the Glenwood Lady Demons shutout Eagle Valley 8-zip. Rifle fell to Aspen 6-nothing….Basalt got past Battle Mountain 3 to 1 and Delta blanked Grand Valley 5-nil. Baseball The Glenwood Demons look to snap a five game losing streak when they host the Battle Mountain Huskies this afternoon at 2 and 4 O’clock. Both games will be ...