From the KMTS News Room:

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      ASPEN CHAIRLIFT SHOVER LEGALLY INSANE Aspen—The man who shoved a snowboarder off a chairlift at Aspen Highlands in January, has been deemed legally insane by a state psychiatrist. 32 year old Thomas Proesel has already pled not guilty of first-degree assault for pushing a 28 year old snowboarder off the Loge Peak Lift. The snowboarder ...
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      SPECIAL BENCH DEDICATION TO HONOR PARACHUTE BABY Parachute—The memory of the baby girl who was allegedly beaten to death by her father one year ago today will be honored tonight in Parachute. Local officials will gather with community members to dedicate a special bench at Cottonwood Park in the name of Sarah Ogden. A committee has ...
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      DEADLY RAFTING ACCIDENT ON ROARING FORK Aspen—A commercial rafting accident on the Roaring Fork River claimed the life of a man late this morning. According to early reports, the man fell out of the boat twice while going through the class 4 rapid section called the Slaughterhouse near Stein Park. At least four of the ...
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      GARCO/CSU EMISSIONS STUDY RESULTS COMPLETE Glenwood Springs— A three-year study of air pollution from Garfield County fracking wells found the highest rate of emissions came just after fracking was completed. The research presented today to the Garfield County Board of Commissioners didn’t measure the effects on human health, but it will help state officials devise such ...
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      RIVERS PEAKING, LOCAL AUTHORITIES WARN OF DANGERS Glenwood Springs—Local rivers and streams are flowing high and strong and authorities are a little concerned. According to the latest stream flow report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the Colorado River at Glenwood Springs is over 18,000 thousand cubic feet per second, well over the mean of 11,000 cfs. ...
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      RIFLE BACK TO ODD/EVEN WATERING SCHEDULE Rifle—The on again, off again water situation in Rifle is once again back on. According to the latest information from city officials, car washes and lawn watering can begin immediately thanks to the installation of a new portable pump. However, there is a kink in the hose, so to ...
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      DENVER (AP) – Police have arrested the older brother of a 10-year-old boy who was fatally shot at an apartment complex in Aurora. Investigators said Tuesday the 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of negligent child abuse resulting in death and is being held at a juvenile detention center. The Denver Post reports Aurora police called ...
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      MAN HIT BY CAR IN CARBONDALE Carbondale—A man was critically injured after being hit by a car this morning while crossing Highway 133 at Village Road. According to reports from the Carbondale Police Department, the man was in the crosswalk when a westbound vehicle turning onto 133 from Village Road hit him. The pedestrian, who’s ...
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      GARCO PLANNERS DISCUSS GRAVEL PIT, SOLAR PROJECT Glenwood Springs—Gravel and solar energy projects come before the Garfield County Planning Commission tonight. The commission will first tackle a land use change permit for the Powers Pit just east of Carbondale at Highway 82 and County Road 103. Pit operators are asking for changes in the hours of ...
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      PET “RESORT” KENNEL GETS FINAL APPROVAL FROM GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—The plans for a new dog and cat kennel in south Glenwood Springs were upheld last night by the city council. The council’s 5 to 1 vote to affirm the Planning and Zoning Commission’s approval of “Dog Holliday’s Pet Resort” came after a lengthy ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Buffs First Season in the PAC-12 Will be a Tough One
      ERIE, Colo. (AP) – Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn has assembled one of the most demanding schedules in the country. He doesn’t plan on doing that again anytime soon. Sure, Bohn believes first-year coach Jon Embree and his players can handle what many publications are calling the toughest slate of games in college football. But to build ...
    • Rapids Over Red Bulls 4-1
      COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – Sanna Nyassi scored two of his three goals in the first half to lead the Colorado Rapids to a 4-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. It was Nyassi’s first three goals of the year and only the seventh time a Rapids player had scored three times ...
    • Jiminez Makes U-Turn
      DENVER (AP) – Colorado Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez has executed a nice U-turn to his season. After spending the first half of the year searching for elusive good health, consistency, command and velocity, he’s finally found all four in winning five of his last six decisions. At last, he’s headed in the right direction. But does that path ...
    • Rockies Beat Braves 3-2
      DENVER (AP) – Carlos Gonzalez singled home the winning run off Eric O’Flaherty with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night. O’Flaherty (1-3) retired his first two batters before third baseman Martin Prado let Dexter Fowler’s groundball go through ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 20TH
      Denver–Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez each hit home runs last night at Coors Field as the Rockies pulled off a rare feat…beating the Atlanta Braves. 12 to 3 was the final score as starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez improved to 6 and 8 on the season. Denver–The Colorado Rapids will be without their leading scorer for the ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 19TH
      DENVER (AP) – Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs and right-hander Derek Lowe handcuffed the Colorado Rockies over 6-and-a-third innings in the Atlanta Braves’ 7-4 victory Monday night. Lowe must have felt right at home in the unusually warm night in Colorado, and the sunshine actually helped him beat the Rockies for the second time in two weeks. ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 18TH
      ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – The Texas Rangers say team President Nolan Ryan is “resting comfortably” in a Houston hospital after experiencing heart pain Sunday morning while at his home. The 64-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher, who had a double-bypass operation in 2000 and has a family history of heart disease, is expected to be released from the hospital in a ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 15TH
      DENVER (AP) – Ryan Spilborghs had a home run among four hits, Ubaldo Jimenez (oo-BAHL’-doh hih-MEHN’-ehz) pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 on Thursday night.Spilborghs finished a triple shy of the cycle while registering his first four-hit games in more than two seasons. Ty Wigginton and Ian Stewart had three hits each for ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 14TH
      Silt/New Castle–Coal Ridge Titans football coach Scott Parker is holding a clinic next week for 9th through 12th grade players. The 10-day clinic begins each evening at 6 O’clock. Denver–The Colorado Rockies are going to have to play better baseball in the second half of the season if they hope to make it to ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 11TH
      Washington, D.C.–The Rockies were shutout by Jordan Zimmerman and the Washington Nationals, 2 to nothing. The Rockies find themselves five games under .500 at the All-Star break and eight games behind first place San Francisco Giants in the National League West. Phoenix, AZ–The fan favorite home run derby takes place tonight in Phoenix. Former ...