From the KMTS News Room:

    • CMC follows nursing education trend by offering bachelor’s degrees CMC follows nursing education trend by offering bachelor’s degrees First two-year college in Colorado to offer BSN degree By Carrie Click This summer, when Colorado Mountain College made public that its accrediting body had approved a Bachelor of Science in nursing, a number of Colorado nurses’ lives changed. Instead of wondering when and how they’d ever be able ...
    • Firefighters planning prescribed burns in Eagle, Garfield counties SILT, Colo. – Beginning as early as this week, firefighters from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Unit could ignite two prescribed fires planned for this fall if conditions warrant. The 180-acre Sheep Gulch Prescribed Fire is planned four miles northwest of Gypsum in Eagle County to reduce hazardous fuels and to reduce pinon-juniper expansion to ...
    • Major Highway Impact for Today’s Pro Challenge Monarch Pass Closed for Several Hours GUNNISON — Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge is taking the riders 96 miles from Gunnison over 11,312 foot Monarch Pass to Salida, and then back to Monarch Pass, with a finish atop Monarch Mountain. Today’s route will impact the following state highways and county roads between 10:55 a.m. and 6 p.m.: STATE: U.S. 50 from ...
    • Plans are Underway to Redevelop Historic Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs Owners envision a family pool and four smaller relaxation pools on the bank of the Colorado River at the site of the former Iron Springs Spa in Glenwood Springs.    Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Aug. 19, 2014) — Already known far and wide as a premiere mineral hot springs destination, Glenwood Springs may soon have another option ...
    • Highway Impacts for Today’s Pro Challenge Route includes Two Mountain Passes ASPEN — Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge takes the riders on a 105.4-mile race from Aspen to Mt. Crested Butte today, impacting three state highways and several local and county roads. Drivers should anticipate road closures or traffic stops beginning in Aspen at 10:30 a.m. and continuing along the route until 4 p.m. in ...
    • Highway Impacts begin for Pro Challenge Bike Race ASPEN — The USA Pro Challenge gets underway with the Aspen Circuit Race today. State Highway 82 will be impacted from about 1 p.m. to approximately 5 p.m. No vehicular traffic will be able to access Aspen or Snowmass during this time. SPECIFIC ROAD IMPACTS SH 82: Main Street through Aspen and west to Owl Creek Road; Traffic ...
    • KMTS NEWS BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for a Parachute man accused of murdering a teacher in Montana’s oil patch want his accomplice to appear as a defense witness when the case goes to trial. Twenty-five-year-old Michael Keith Spell could face life in prison if convicted in the 2012 killing of 43-year-old Sherry Arnold. His accomplice, Lester Van Waters, ...
    • Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series Continues with San Diego’s Foxfield Four The Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series continues with San Diego’s Foxfield Four, Saturday, August 16 at 7pm at the Centennial Park Pavilion in Rifle. Led by the classically trained pianist, David James, Foxfield Four is a pop-rock, piano-driven spectacle in the tradition of Ben Folds and Jerry Lee Lewis, whose energy and prowess on stage reminds ...
    • Installation of New Overhead Signage in Glenwood Canyon To begin on Wednesday Night August 13, 2014 – Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 – Night Work Scheduled in an Effort to Minimize Delays. EAGLE/GARFIELD COUNTIES —New and improved overhead signs are scheduled to be installed in Glenwood Canyon this week.  The first sign will be hung over the Hanging Lake Tunnel portal and will be installed on Wednesday and Thursday, August 13-14. ...
    • USA Pro Tour Will Impact Airport Airport staff, Airlines, Hotels, RFTA, Working to Minimize Traveler Impact (Aspen, CO)When Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge begins in Aspen next week the resort’s major artery to the airport will be closed for four hours. Highway 82 from Aspen to the Airport will be closed on Monday, August 18th between 1 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Brush and Owl Creek roads will also be ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/08/2011) High School Basketball The Coal Ridge Titans host the Rifle Bears tonight. The girls tip off at 5:30 with the boy’s game following at 7 O’clock. Prior to the games, a spaghetti dinner will be served with all the funds going to help out the family of Austin Booth, the Rifle High School ...
    • KMTS Games of the Week: Narrow Wins Move Glenwood Teams Closer to Titles GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/5/11) — For the boys, it was an escape; for the girls, payback — but both Glenwood basketball teams earned hard-fought, down-to-the-wire wins this weekend that moved each a step closer to clinching their respective 4A Western Slope League championships. GS GIRLS 59, DELTA 56 “Our intensity was up,” Glenwood senior Kenzie Kuhn said of ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/04/2011) High School Basketball ______________________ The Glenwood Demons are back in action tonight taking on the Bulldogs at Palisade High School. The girls tip off at 6 while the boys play at 7:30. Catch both games on KMTS. The Demons host the Delta Panthers tomorrow afternoon at 12:30 and 2. Other ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/03/2011) High School Football…. Yesterday was another overhyped, ESPN circus known as NLIT day or national letter of intent day. Some local student/athletes who are going on to play college football include Blaze Barham from the Glenwood Demons. Blaze signed with Black Hills State College in South Dakota. Demons’ all-state linebacker ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/28/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL THE RIFLE BEARS HOST THE CEDAREDGE BRUINS TONIGHT AT 6 AND 7:30. YOU CAN CATCH BOTH GAMES LIVE ON KMTS. COAL RIDGE TRAVELS TO OLATHE WHILE GRAND VALLEY COMES TO CARBONDALE FOR TWO WITH THE ROARING FORK RAMS. TOMORROW AFTERNOON, THE GLENWOOD DEMONS ARE BACK IN ACTION TAKING ON THE SAILORS IN STEAMBOAT SPRINGS. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/25/2011) High School Basketball ______________________ The Coal Ridge Titans host the Cedaredge Bruins tonight at 5:30 and 7. The Grand Valley Cardinals take on the Palisade Bulldogs in non-league tilt tonight in Parachute.
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Rifle Edges Olathe Twice; Heartache Remains OLATHE (1/22/11) – “Whether we win or lose doesn’t take away the heartache,” Rifle boys basketball coach Chris Lowther said after his team had just won its second straight one-point victory, resuming league play after the tragic death of junior Austin Booth due to a sudden attack of influenza. “Were still hurting,” Lowther ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/21/2011) THE RIFLE BEARS WILL HOST THE ROARING FORK RAMS AT 6 AND 7:30. IT’S THE FIRST GAME FOR RIFLE SINCE THE DEATH OF THEIR TEAMMATE, AUSTIN BOOTH. THE BOYS TIP OFF AT 6 WHILE THE GIRLS PLAY AT 7:30. A SPAGHETTI DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION WILL BE HELD PRIOR TO THE FIRST GAME ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/19/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL….. THE GLENWOOD DEMONS WERE SWEPT BY THE 5-A FRUITA-MONUMENT WILDCATS LAST NIGHT IN FRUITA. THE LADY DEMONS LOST 62-53 WHILE THE GLENWOOD BOYS WERE BEATEN BY 18 POINTS. GLENWOOD WILL HOST THE EAGLE VALLEY DEVILS TOMORROW NIGHT. IN PARACHUTE, THE GRAND VALLEY LADY CARDINALS GOT ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/18/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL _______________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS TRAVEL TO FRUITA FOR A NON-LEAGUE SHOWDOWN WITH THE WILDCATS. THE LADY DEMONS TIP OFF AT 5:30 FOLLOWED BY THE BOYS AT 7 O’CLOCK. BOTH GAMES WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE ON KMTS. THE GRAND VALLEY CARDINALS WILL WELCOME THE ASPEN SKIERS TO PARACHUTE TONIGHT AT 5:30 AND ...