From the KMTS News Room:

    • News RIFLE (AP) – Members of the governor’s drilling task have wrapped up the second of two days of meetings in Rifle. Oil and gas workers and elected officials from several counties told the panel that local governments are doing a good job of regulating the industry. Others say more rules are needed to protect drinking ...
    • Oil and Gas Meeting Today in Rifle Local control, mineral rights, public health risks.  Those are a few of the issues that will be discussed in Rifle today and tomorrow by the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force. Governor Hickenlooper’s nineteen member task force is charged with addressing local land use issues and the role of state government in high production areas like Garfield County. Garfield ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – Organizers of an annual holiday-season charity drive are hoping to set a record Tuesday. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper challenged Coloradans to set a new record for generosity on Colorado Gives Day. That’s a 24-hour fundraiser benefitting 1,600 Colorado nonprofits. It started at midnight and runs all day today. DENVER (AP) – Denver Mayor ...
    • Sunlight Mountain Resort Does Snow Dance! Sunlight Mountain Resort is looking to the snow gods for some precipitation for the 2014-15 ski season. Sunlight will not be in operation December 8 – December 11, 2014 but will re-open for the season December 12 at 9am. With warm temperatures and low precipitation, Sunlight will need to stop lifts for a limited time! ...
    • News GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – After working though a buyout issue, Jim McElwain is leaving Colorado State to become Florida’s next head coach. The Gators announced the hiring today at the same time McElwain started a team meeting with players and assistants. DENVER (AP) – A Denver police officer hit and dragged by a car as he ...
    • News NEW CASTLE MAN DIES IN AIR FORCE JET CRASH Undated—A 2003 Rifle High School graduate who went on to an outstanding career as a United States Air Force fighter jet pilot was killed when his plane crashed late Sunday night in the Middle East. According to reports from the Pentagon and the Defense Department, 30 ...
    • News SMALL BIZ SATURDAY EVENT Glenwood Springs—If you don’t want to fight the huge, Black Friday crowds and battle for parking, you can start  your Christmas shopping tomorrow on “Small Business Saturday.”  The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and chambers of commerce across the country take part in it every year.  It was launched five years ago ...
    • News STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – More Colorado ski areas are opening for Thanksgiving weekend. Steamboat, Crested Butte and Beaver Creek opened today with fresh snow. Crested Butte offered free lift tickets while Beaver Creek is starting the season with a new express combination lift. Snowmass and Telluride both plan to open tomorrow. DENVER (AP) – Travelers ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – Individual insurance sign-ups under Colorado’s health care exchange are running ahead of pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time. Connect For Health Colorado says more than 6,000 health and dental insurance plans were sold in the first full week of enrollment for 2015. DENVER (AP) – ...
    • CMC Grant Pays Forward Two Years’ Tuition For In-District Students Imagine a high school graduate handing his Colorado Mountain College tuition checks to a trustworthy source for safekeeping while he earns his associate degree at CMC. At graduation, that same tuition money is paid forward to a four-year college or university to help the student complete his bachelor’s degree. That’s essentially what a grant offered by ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/17/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL THE GLENWOOD DEMONS BOY’S TEAM WENT 2 AND 0 OVER THE WEEEKEND BY BEATING DELTA AND PALISADE. THE LADY DEMONS LOST TO DELTA FRIDAY NIGHT AND BOUNCED BACK AGAINST PALISADE ON SATURDAY. TOMORROW NIGHT, THE DEMONS TRAVEL TO FRUITA-MONUMENT FOR A NON-NEAGUE SHOWDOWN WITH THE 5-A WILDCATS AT 5-30 AND 7. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/14/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ______________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS HIT THE ROAD TONIGHT TO TAKE ON THE PANTHERS AT DELTA HIGH SCHOOL. THE LADY DEMONS, LOOKING TO REBOUND FROM TUESDAY’S TWO-POINT LOSS TO RIFLE, WILL TIP OFF AT 6 O’CLOCK. THE BOYS WILL BATTLE DELTA AT 7:30. CATCH BOTH GAMES ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/12/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ______________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS AND THE RIFLE BEARS SPLIT A PAIR OF GAMES LAST NIGHT AT THE BEAR’S DEN. THE LADY BEARS TOOK THE FIRST GAME 52-50 WHILE THE GLENWOOD BOY’S DEFEATED RIFLE 85-72. AT COAL RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL, THE COAL RIDGE LADY TITANS GOT PAST GRAND VALLEY 44-34. IN THE BOY’S CONTEST, THE ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/10/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL THE GLENWOOD DEMONS AND RIFLE BEARS BOY’S AND GIRL’S TEAMS ARE BOTH RED HOT AND WILL FACE EACH OTHER TOMORROW NIGHT IN RIFLE AT 6 AND 7:30. BOTH GAMES WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE ON KMTS. THE DENVER BRONCOS ARE STILL INTERVIEWING CANDIDATES FOR THE HEAD COACHING JOB. ...