From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • NEWS FORT COLLINS (AP) — Authorities have charged a Fort Collins man with illegal possession of a high-capacity magazine, making use of a controversial law for the first time. Prosecutors filed the charge last week after threats were directed toward Fort Range Community College. Court records say he was arrested after a psychologist reported he was ...
    • NEWS CASTLE ROCK (AP) — A carjacker has been sentenced to 160 years in prison for leading police on a 75-mile chase Longmont last year and nearly killing a Colorado state trooper. A judge today sentenced Ryan Stone on 18 charges. The chase started when Stone stole an SUV with a 4-year-old boy inside before carjacking ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 10TH Glenwood Springs–Surfing in the Rocky Mountains? Why not. The enormously popular Glenwood Springs Whitewater park will host the 2011 Whitewater Stand Up Paddling Championships tomorrow and Sunday. Glenwood Springs–The annual Hoop D’Ville 4 on 4 basketball tournament will be played tomorrow at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. The first games ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 9TH Aspen–Ski season is officially over in Aspen. Officials with Skico hoped to stay open ’till July 4th but the snow is melting too fast. Ajax Mountain was able to open for Memorial Day weekend and last weekend with decent snow conditions. Aspen–Aspen will host a World Cup skiing event next season along ...
    • TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 7TH San Diego, CA–The Rockies love playing in San Diego. Their good fortune at Petco Park continued last night as they beat the last place Padres 3 to nothing. Clayton Mortensen earned the win with the help of five other pitchers. Ubaldo Jimenez is on the hill for the Rockies tonight, going ...
    • SPORTS…JUNE 6TH Silt–With a time of 17 minutes, 33.2 seconds, former Grand Valley Cardinal’s running star Sam Whelan won Saturday’s Run/Walk for Their Lives 5k race in Silt. Glenwood Springs–Cody Derby’s Xtreme Baseball camp attracted 11 young ball players looking to improve their skills on the diamond. The camp, organized by the Glenwood Demons’ senior infielder, ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 3RD Silt–Silt happens…especially this weekend when it comes to sports. Starting tomorrow morning, the Colorado Mini Classic bike race comes to town. The Junior cycling event draws hundreds of competitors to the area. Saturday morning the time trials will be held followed by a criterium and Sunday’s road race. Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For their ...
    • SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 2ND High School Baseball Glenwood Springs–Kevin Flohr was the only member of the Glenwood Demons to earn post season honors. The college bound student-athlete was named first team all conference in the 4A Western Slope. In 3A… Jake Strack-Loertscher of the Roaring Fork Rams was named the Western Slope player of the year. Four of ...
    • KMTS SPORTS HEADLINES, JUNE 1ST Silt–The 4th annual Run/Walk For Their Lives 5k will be held this Saturday morning at the Stoney Ridge Ball Field in Silt. The event raises money for the Pauline Schneegas Wildlife Foundation to rehab and release wild animals. Registration begins at 7:30 Saturday morning with the race starting at 8:30. Glenwood Springs–Cody ...