From the KMTS News Room:

    • South Glenwood Businesses Experiencing Break-ins Glenwood Springs Police are investigating several business break-ins that occurred in recent weeks.  One such break-in will cost a local business nearly $2,000 in lost merchandise and repairs to office equipment. Glenwood Springs Police Lieutenant Bill Kimminau says so far the burglars have focused on the south end of Glenwood, causing damage, but getting away with very little money. Kimminau recommends ...
    • Melissa Miller Promoted to The Gathering Center Director Carbondale, Colorado 7/29/2014 Long-time local, Melissa Miller, has been promoted to Director of The Gathering Center at The Orchard. She will be taking over as Scott Robinson leaves after five years of working with groups, planners and families throughout the valley to coordinate their special events.  He will be taking time to spend more time with ...
    • Flash Flood Watch in Effect Through the Night Weather systems are combining to draw moisture into Colorado, raising the risk of flooding in much of the state. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for nearly the whole state this afternoon and tonight. High and low pressure systems combined with typical summer monsoon moisture could cause 2 to 3 inches of ...
    • Call for Nominations-2014 Jackie Morales Distinguished Awards for Community Service The 2014 Jackie Morales Distinguished Awards for Community Service will be presented during the Twelfth Annual Festival las Americas, Sunday, August 24th, at Sopris Park in Carbondale. The awards are given to four local individuals who exemplify the spirit and dedication Morales demonstrated toward the well-being and care of the Latino community. Her inspiration and ...
    • Mudslide Closes Midland Avenue in Glenwood UPDATE:  The 8th Street bridge and the 27th Street bridge are open, however Midland Avenue remains closed at the location of the mudslide. A mudslide caused by heavy rain this afternoon has forced authorities to close Midland Avenue in Glenwood north of 27th Street.  There is no estimated time when the road will reopen.
    • New Fire Burning in Northwestern Colorado CRAIG, Colo. (AP) – Firefighters are working to protect ranches and oil and gas facilities from the latest wildfire burning in northwestern Colorado. The 300-acre Elk Springs Fire started Saturday in windy conditions near a small ranching community of the same name. It’s burning just south of U.S. Highway 40 in grass, sage, pinion and juniper, ...
    • Bear That Attacked Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Will be Euthenized ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – State wildlife officers plan to set a trap in the Aspen alley where a bear swiped at an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. The bear injured the abdomen and leg of Erin Smiddy early Sunday morning. She had to get stitches but Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Mike Porras says the attack could have been ...
    • Glenwood Woman with Broken Arm Rescued from Crown Mountain Around 10:30 Thursday morning, Pitkin County authorities received a phone call from a woman who indicated she had broken her arm in several places while motorcycling on Crown Mountain near Basalt.  According to the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, ten emergency responders from Mountain Rescue Aspen, Basalt & Rural Fire Protection District and the Pitkin County Sheriff’s ...
    • Wildfire Burning and Growing near Maybell CRAIG, Colo. (AP) – Crews are battling a wildfire that has scorched about 5,000 acres in northwestern Colorado. Lynn Barclay with the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit says the Alkali Fire was reported north of Maybell at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and made significant runs through sagebrush and grassland. Three people were forced to leave the ...
    • Plane Skids off the Runway in Aspen Authorities are investigating after a private jet skidded and spun off the runway while landing at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. County spokeswoman Pat Bingham says the Galaxy G200 spun off the runway at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Three people – two pilots and a passenger – were aboard the plane, but no injuries were reported. Bingham says ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (12/03/2010) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ____________________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS AND THE ROARING FORK RAMS GIRL’S AND BOY’S TEAMS TIPPED OFF THE 10-11 SEASON. IN THE GIRLS VARSITY CONTEST, THE LADY DEMONS, LED BY SENIOR CAPTAIN AND FOUR YEAR STARTING POINT GUARD, KENZIE KUHN CRUISED PAST ROARING FORK 65-21. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (12/01/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL _____________________________ THE ANNUAL BRENDA PATCH MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT TIPS OFF TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ROARING FORK HIGH SCHOOL. GIRLS AND BOYS TEAMS FROM GLENWOOD, ROARING FORK, BASALT AND STEAMBOAT SPRINGS WILL BE COMPETING.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/29/2010) HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ____________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS FOOTBALL TEAM IS HEADED BACK TO THE 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. GLENWOOD’S 25 TO 6 VICTORY OVER CANON CITY PUT THEM IN THIS SATURDAY’S TITLE SHOWDOWN WITH THE TOP RANKED AND UNDEFEATED ELIZABETH CARDINALS. THE GAME WILL BE PLAYED AT LEGACY STADIUM IN AURORA ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Glenwood-Elizabeth to Play for 3A Title GLENWOOD SPRINGS (11/27/10) — “The turf’s not real great, but it’s our dirt,” Glenwood lineman Blaze Barham said in describing the muddy, slippery field on which his team had just qualified for a return to the 3A state football championship by defeating Canon City, 25-6, Saturday. Recent snow, followed by sub-zero temperatures played havoc ...
    • DEMONS DECLAW THE TIGERS TO ADVANCE TO THE 3A TITLE GAME (Glenwood Springs) For the second time in three years, the Glenwood Demons will play for the 3A State Football Championship. Riding on the shoulders of senior quarterback and team captain Luke Jacob, the Demons overcame the muddy conditions of Stubler Memorial Field and several mistakes to outlast the Canon City Tigers 25 to 6. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/24/2010) THE WEATHER IS SUPPOSED TO BE NICE FOR THIS SATURDAY’S SEMIFINAL PLAYOFF FOOTBALL GAME BETWEEN THE GLENWOOD DEMONS AND THE CANON CITY TIGERS. KMTS WILL BROADCAST THE GAME LIVE FROM STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD WITH PRE-GAME COVERAGE BEGINNING AT 12:30.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/23/2010) HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL __________________________ __________________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS TAKE ON THE CANON CITY TIGERS THIS SATURDAY IN A FINAL FOUR PLAYOFF GAME AT STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD. KICK OFF IS SET FOR 1 O’CLOCK WITH LIVE PRE-GAME COVERAGE BEGINNING AT 12:30 ON KMTS.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/19/2010) HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF FOOTBALL…. THE GLENWOOD DEMONS TAKE ON THE LEWIS PALMER RANGERS TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 1 O’CLOCK IN COLORADO SPRINGS. THE WINNER MOVES ON TO THE FINAL FOUR. CATCH ALL THE ACTION LIVE ON KMTS AND KMTS.COM WITH PRE-GAME COVERAGE BEGINNING AT 12:30. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/18/2010) VOLLEYBALL __________ LANDON GARVIK LED THE ROARING FORK RAMS TO A LEAGUE, DISTRICT AND REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. NOW THE SENIOR ALL-STATE PLAYER WILL GET TO COMPETE THIS SUNDAY IN BROOMFIELD AT THE PRESTIGIOUS COLORODO COACHES OF GIRLS ALL-STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL __________________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS BATTLE THE LEWIS-PALMER RANGERS THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 1 0’CLOCK IN COLORADO ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/17/2010) SOFTBALL ALL LEAGUE TEAM THE 3A WESTERN SLOPE ALL CONFERENCE SOFTBALL TEAM IS CHALK-FULL OF LOCAL PLAYERS. JAMIE MATHERLY FROM THE LEAGUE AND DISTRICT CHAMPION BASALT LADY LONGHORNS WAS NAMED THE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND HER DAD, BRUCE, WAS NAMED THE COACH OF THE YEAR. ...