From the KMTS News Room:

    • News DETAILS OF CARBONDALE MURDER SUSPECT TO BE RELEASED Glenwood Springs—The arrest affidavit containing key information about the Carbondale man who confessed to stabbing his wife to death nearly two months ago may be unsealed today.  Garfield County District Court Judge James Boyd ordered the documents to be made public under a Freedom of Information Act request.  ...
    • Cole Swindell Plays Armchair Coach for the Atlanta Falcons Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleGeorgia native Cole Swindell tells AtlantaFalcons.com he has some ideas about what his favorite team should do when it comes time for this year’s NFL Draft at the end of the month. The ACM New Artist of the Year also throws his support behind new head coach Dan Quinn. “I like him. ...
    • News COL RIVER DISTRICT TESTIFIES AGAINST WATER BILL Denver—The Colorado River Water Conservation District is very concerned about a water bill that was approved by a Senate committee Monday. Senate Bill 183 would require a water judge when he or she decrees a water right, to quantify the actual historical consumptive use during wet years, dry years ...
    • News C-DOT’S “BUSTANG” DELAYED Glenwood Springs—People anxious to check out the new I-70 corridor buses will have to wait a little longer.  C-DOT has decided to delay the so-called “Bustang” until May or June.  The service connecting Glenwood Springs to Denver was supposed to begin next month but there’s still some work to do before it’s ready ...
    • News ASPEN (AP) – Dozens of teens and young adults caught in an underage drinking and marijuana sting at the X Games in Aspen are facing the legal consequences. An unprecedented operation by Colorado Department of Revenue agents combined with actions by local police led to the issuance of 126 tickets during January’s event, more than ...
    • Colorado Senators Introduce Anti-Shutdown Resolution DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined across party lines to try to derail government shutdowns. Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner introduced their “Shutdown Accountability Resolution” Thursday calling for votes to be held regularly during any shutdown until a bill reopening government is signed. If lawmakers don’t show up for votes, the sergeant ...
    • Glenwood Shell is Closed for Good Wednesday, March 11th at 3:03 pm, the last in a long line of loyal customers filled up with gas at one of Glenwood Springs’ most visible businesses. Whether it was I-70 Chevron, Amoco, BP or Glenwood Shell, the 24-hour, full service station was one of the first places you ‘d see getting on or off the ...
    • News CARBONDALE MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER Glenwood Springs—The Carbondale  man who confessed to killing his wife after he was hurt in a crash  last month near Roaring Fork High School has been formally charged with first-degree murder. 46-year-old Arturo Navarrete-Portillo was charged Tuesday in Garfield County District Court.He is accused in the Feb. 16 stabbing ...
    • News CARBONDALE MOM PLEADS GUILTY TO POISONING DAUGHTERS Glenwood Springs—She put rat poison in smoothies for her daughters and herself one day last summer.  Her 8 and 11 year old girls survived and now 33 year old Maria Alvarado-Gomez is facing time in prison.  The Carbondale woman avoided a charge of attempted first degree murder by pleading ...
    • News Carbondale—When he gets of the hospital, he’ll go straight to jail for first degree murder.  46 year old Arturo Portillo of Carbondale is suspected of stabbing his wife to death February 16th before rear-ending an empty cattle truck on Highway 133 near Roaring Fork High School.  Portillo suffered serious injuries that morning and while being ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/22/2011) FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK... (03/22/2011)
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/17/2011) Another local high school student/athlete will be competing at the collegiate level. Grand Valley Cardinal’s distance runner Brandi Krieg signed a letter of intent to compete for the University of Tulsa Hurricanes. She’ll be running for a state title this spring. The Glenwood Demons Track and Field team is putting on a spaghetti dinner ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/14/2011) Girl’s high school soccer _____________________ Glenwood blanked Coal Ridge over the weekend, 2 to nothing. Percussion ___________ The Glenwood Springs High School percussion ensemble took third place at last weekend’s 24-team competition at Mountain Range High School. Track and Field _____________ The Glenwood Demons track and field program is hosting a Dinner, silient auction and concert fundraiser this Thursday night at the high school at 6 O’clock. ...
    • KMTS State 3A basketball playoff results/schedule 3A BOYS BASKETBALL STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS Great 8, Thursday: Jefferson Academy 48, Roaring Fork boys 44 Valley 56, Brush 45 Pagosa Springs 64, Machebeuf 57 Faith Christian 48, Kent Denver, 43 Final 4, Friday: Pagosa Springs (20-3) vs. Faith Christian (24-1), 4 p.m. Valley (21-4) vs. Jefferson Academy (18-7), 7 p.m. Consolation, Friday: Machebeuf (18-6) vs. Kent Denver (20-5), 8:45 a.m. Brush (17-8) vs. Roaring Fork ...
    • RAM, RIFLE OPPONENTS REACH 3A BASKETBALL FINALS FORT COLLINS — In a twist of irony that might, with time, be some consolation, the teams that put Rifle and Roaring Fork into that ill-named bracket, both reached Saturday’s 3A title games against three-time defending champs at CSU’s Moby Gym. Eaton, which defeated the Lady Bears 50-34 to reach the Final Four, edged ...
    • KMTS State B-ball: One-point Heartbreak Ends Rifle Season; Rams Also Fall in Consolation Round FORT COLLINS (3/11/11) – Lose by one or by twenty, there are no “good” losses, as the Roaring Fork boys and Rifle girls reaffirmed Friday in different fashion at the 3A state basketball tournament at CSU. Both teams experienced the heartbreak of having a seemingly safe lead fade away and also the frustration of not being ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (03/09/2011) High School Basketball _____________________ Tomorrow, the regional 3-A champion Rifle Lady Bears and Roaring Fork Rams boy’s will continue their quest for a state title at CSU in Fort Collins. The Great 8 action tips off Thursday morning at 8:45 as the Rams take on the Jaguars of Jefferson Academy. The Rifle Lady Bears tip off against Eaton ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (03/07/2011) High School Basketball _____________________ Two regional champions from the valley are headed to the “Great 8” at CSU in Fort Collins this week; the Rifle Lady Bears and the Roaring Fork Rams boys. The Rams will play Jefferson Academy Thursday morning at 8:45 and the Lady Bears take on Eaton at 8:30 pm. KMTS will ...
    • Great 8 Game Times Announced The number 7 seeded Roaring Fork Rams (17-7) play number 15 Jefferson Academy at Moby Gym on the Campus of Colorado State University 8:45am Thursday. The undefeated Rifle Lady Bears (24-0) play Seventh Seeded Eaton Reds (21-3) at 8:45pm. KMTS will bring you complete coverage of the Rams and Bears tesms from Fort Collins.
    • KMTS PLAYOFFS: Lady Bears, Rams Into Great 8 at CSU RIFLE (3/5/11) — “It feels amazing!” Rifle Lady Bears coach Stephanie Heald said after a two-year trek, first through the 4A ranks, then the 3A Western Slope League, culminated in a 42-24 Sweet 16 win over Manitou Springs and vaulted her team into the 3A Great 8 state tournament at CSU. Those sentiments were echoed by ...