From the KMTS News Room:

    • SPORTS
      HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs—13 Roaring Fork——-1 SATURDAY GAMES Summit at Rifle 11 and 1 o’clock Coal Ridge at Grand Valley 11 and 1 TRACK AND FIELD Grand Junction—The Glenwood Demons and Rifle Bears will compete in tomorrow’s annual Mickey Dunn Invitational meet at Stocker Stadium. Meanwhile the Cedaredge Invitational will host 3A team from around the region including Coal ...
    • NEWS
      ID THEFT ON THE UPSWING DURING TAX SEASON IN COLORADO Denver—Colorado and other states are in a continuing battle to protect taxpayer’s identity during tax season. Officials with the state revenue department are looking for ways to prevent identity thieves from filing false tax returns. Taxpayers are being told their refunds may take a ...
    • NEWS
      COLORADO BUDGET TALKS BEGIN Denver—Colorado taxpayers can forget getting a refund next year under the new budget being proposed. The good news is, there won’t be any huge cuts to education. House lawmakers are debating Colorado’s 27 billion dollar budget that actually includes a slight per-pupil increase for K-12 schools. A few months ago, ...
    • NEWS
      GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – A 78-year-old man accused of causing a crash that killed an off-duty Ouray police officer has been cited for careless driving. The man has been issued a summons stemming from the March 14 crash that killed Officer Scott Mills. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the findings of an investigation will be ...
    • NEWS
      GYPSUM DEMOCRAT RUNNING FOR THIRD DISTRICT SEAT Gypsum—Veterinarian Steve Sheldon has announced his plans to run for congress. The owner of the Gypsum Animal Hospital is looking to unseat longtime Republican incumbent Scott Tipton in Colorado’s sprawling 3rd Congressional District. In order to get on the ballot, Sheldon will need to win the nomination ...
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      NO LEFT TURNS AT 27TH AND GRAND? Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs City Council is considering closing the left turn lanes at 27th and Grand Avenue to relieve some of the morning traffic congestion.  The problems at the increasingly busy intersection were heightened this past Wednesday morning during what police called a “perfect storm” of factors including ...
    • Local Fire Chief Appointed to State Position
      Colorado River Fire Rescue Chief Mike Morgan is moving up in the world of firefighting.  The former Rifle Fire Chief and longtime Garfield County resident has been selected as the next Director of the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control.  Morgan, who began his firefighting career in 1986, will be replacing current DFPC Director ...
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      DOLORES, Colo. (AP) – Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a large fish kill at McPhee Reservoir near Dolores. Fishermen discovered hundreds of dead trout, kokanee salmon and carp on Friday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife fish biologist Jim White says there can be natural fish kills in shallow bodies of water because of ...
    • NEWS
      THE HEAT WILL BE ON ST. PATTY’S DAY PARTIERS Undated—A DUI will cost you a lot of green this Saint Patrick’s Day weekend.  Nearly 90 law enforcement agencies across Colorado will be out looking for drunk or stoned drivers.  The annual St. Patty’s Day “Heat is On” DUI enforcement campaign begins tonight at 6 and continues ...
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      GW CANYON PROGRESS Glenwood Springs—Work crews have made sufficient enough progress repairing rock fall damage on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon that one lane is now open in each direction.  C-DOT officials say there may be instances where they have to return to the head-to-head configuration with a pace car but the goal is to keep both ...

    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 ...