From the KMTS News Room:

    • News IRONBRIDGE LAWSUIT GLENWOOD SPRINGS— Homeowners at Ironbridge are waiting to see if a judge will uphold $14 million in awards related to defects in the construction of homes on sinking soils. Recently a jury awarded close $7 million to 20 homeowners at the subdivision, determining that the developer, a Lehman Brothers subsidiary, was responsible for damage. ...
    • News SILT MAN INCOMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL FOR MURDER Glenwood Springs— Despite five months of intense mental health treatment, the Silt man accused of killing his father last December after a night of drinking and fighting is not competent to stand trial.  That’s the ruling from Garfield County District Judge James Boyd who based his decision on ...
    • News SMOKE AND HAZE TO LINGER IN COLORADO Undated—We may not see Colorado’s clear, blue skies until October according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.  Smoke from the horrific wildfires in the the northwest that has created a persistent gray haze from Grand Junction to Fort Collins is expected to hang around until the ...
    • News SMOKE FROM NW FIRES SPREADS, PROMPTS FRONT RANGE HEALTH WARNINGS Glenwood Springs—A health advisory has been expanded to the front range due to the smoke from the wildfires in the northwest.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says people with respiratory problems or a heart condition to remain indoors if the smoke gets heavy.  ...
    • News . GREATER SAGE GROUSE GRANT AWARDED TO NEVADA Reno, Nevada—A 2 million dollar grant to keep the Greater Sage Grouse off the endangered or threatened species list has been awarded to Nevada by the Pentagon.  The money will help pay for habitat restoration under thousands of square miles of U.S. Navy training airspace.  Nevada Governor ...
    • News RIFLE COUNCIL CANDIDATE’S FORUM TONIGHT Rifle—Seven candidates are vying for five open seats on the Rifle City Council.  Tonight, citizens will have the chance to learn more about those running for office and where they stand on various issues.  The candidates are Theresa Hamilton, Dana Wood, Annick Pruett, Aaron Flesch, Brent Buss, Joe Elliot and ...
    • News WASHINGTON (AP) – The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the cause of a massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine that unleashed 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater. The inspector general’s office said the investigation also will focus on the EPA’s response to the Aug. 5 spill from the defunct ...
    • News ANIMAS RIVER SPILL DURANGO The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says significant progress is being made as water quality appears to be improving in a major Southwest river system that was contaminated by millions of gallons of toxic mine sludge. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Thursday that the latest testing results show improvements ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS BIKE MYSTERY Glenwood Springs—If your bicycle was stolen recently, the Glenwood Springs police department may have it.  20 bikes have been left around town in the last month but according to the Glenwood Springs Police Department, no thefts have been reported. Police Chief Terry Wilson says the department is trying to return the bikes ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS –Officials with the White River National Forest trying to deal with overcrowding at Hanging Lake by enforcing regulations while ensuring visitors still have good time. Forest Service spokesman Bill Kight says 80,000 people have made the hike to the lake already this year, up from 50,000 for the same period in 2014. Efforts ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...