From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS ELECTION BALLOTS DENVER (AP) — Secretary of State Wayne Williams is recommending that voters who haven’t mailed in their ballots yet deliver them in person instead.Williams says that several county clerks have expressed concern that the U.S. Postal Service didn’t deliver their ballots in a timely manner. So he suggests voters either drop off their ...
    • NEWS BANK FUND SET UP FOR RINK FAMILY FOLLOWING DEADLY CRASH New Castle—A special fund has been established for the family of Lori Rink who was killed in Monday’s early-morning crash on I-70 near New Castle. She was 44 years old.  Meanwhile, the investigation continues into what triggered the three-car accident that closed the eastbound side of ...
    • NEWS NO BANKING FOR WEED MONEY DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s attempt to create a bank to service its marijuana industry has received a setback from the Federal Reserve. The guardian of the U.S. banking system said in a court filing that it doesn’t intend to accept a penny connected to the sale of pot because the ...
    • NEWS WESTBOUND I-70 OPEN IN GW CANYON Glenwood Springs—Motorists are happy today as westbound I-70 through Glenwood Canyon has reopened.  C-DOT closed the lanes in July for a massive maintenance project.  The eastbound side is still limited one lane until Friday. WEST SLOPE DRAWS LINE IN WATER BATTLE WITH FRONT RANGE Rifle—Close to 15-hundred western Colorado residents signed a ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS 2016 BUDGET Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs’ 2016 budget will be a hot topic at tonight’s city council meeting. The bulk of the 72.1 million dollar budget is going toward transportation-related projects including the city’s contribution to the 110 million dollar Grand Avenue Bridge.  The police department and parks and recreation will also get a large ...
    • News GARCO TO TEST NEW VOTING MACHINES Glenwood Springs—Garfield County is testing one of four new voting machines for this off-year election.  Seven other counties around the state are also putting the new technology to the test with the goal of choosing a new model for statewide use by next year.  The other counties are; Mesa, Adams, ...
    • News ASPEN (AP) – Police are looking for a Texas man they say stole nearly $6,000 of top-shelf liquor from stores in the Aspen area. Snowmass Village Police say the man dressed as a construction worker on Tuesday slipped Johnny Walker Blue, Don Perignon champagne, wine and other spirits into his baggy clothes. Police call the ...
    • News SERIAL SHOPLIFTER IN VALLEY LIKES HIS BOOZE Snowmass Village—Snowmass Village Police are teaming up with a police department in Texas to find a man with a peculiar penchant for shoplifting booze.  According to police reports and surveillance video, a black man, dressed like a construction worker, has walked into two Snowmass Village liquor stores and walked ...
    • News ASPEN TO DENVER FLIGHT HAS MECHANICAL TROUBLE STEAMBOAT SPRINGS) – A United flight with about 70 people on board made a safe emergency landing Wednesday morning at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Flight 4919 originated from Aspen and was headed to Denver when the pilots indicated there was a mechanical problem with the right engine and they ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS TUESDAY SPORTS Los Angeles–Despite 14 hits, the Colorado Rockies could only muster one run as they lost to the Dodgers in L.A. Memorial Day, 7 to 1. Jason Hammel lasted only 4 and 2/3 innings and took the loss. Clayton Mortensen is on the hill for the Rockies tonight against Dodger’s lefty Ted ...
    • KMTS WEDNESDAY SPORTS Rifle–Rifle sophomore Taylor Walters shot a 15 over par 86 on the final day of the girl’s State High School golf tournament in Pueblo. Walters capped off the year with a 30th place finish. She took 20th during her freshman campaign and says she’s looking forward to practicing and playing in ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTSDESK… (05/18/2011) Hundreds of Colorado’s finest student-athletes will gather this weekend for the state track and field meet. The three-day event begins tomorrow morning at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood as athletes from Glenwood, Aspen, Roaring Fork, Basalt, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley high schools compete for medals. KMTS will be on hand to provide regular ...
    • 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 ...