From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • News ROAN PLATEAU SETTLEMENT DENVER (AP) – Federal and state officials say they have reached an agreement they believe will help protect the Roan Plateau while also encouraging natural gas development.   Officials said Friday the settlement helps protect wildlife and supports opportunities for outdoor recreation and energy development. The settlement agreement between conservation groups and oil and ...
    • News   Glenwood Springs—Opponents of the Grand Avenue Bridge replacement project far outnumbered supporters during a public hearing Wednesday night at Glenwood Springs Elementary School.  About a third of the 100 people in attendance took the microphone took their allotted three minutes of floor time, (some took more) to criticize not only the project itself but ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (01/04/2011) THE HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SEASON RESUMES THIS FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A NUMBER OF LEAGUE CONTESTS INCLUDING THE GLENWOOD DEMONS GIRLS AND BOYS HOSTING THE STEAMBOAT SPRINGS SAILORS. KMTS WILL BE ON HAND WITH LIVE COVERAGE.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (12/17/2011) BASKETBALL THE RIFLE BEARS SWEPT THE MOFFAT COUNTY BULLDOGS LAST NIGHT IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE PALISADE TOURNAMENT. THE LADY BEARS DOMINATED THE ONCE POWERFUL LADY BULLDOGS 53-33. SENIOR CORTNEY CORDOVA LIT UP THE SCOREBOARD WITH 26 POINTS TO LEAD THE WAY. IN THE BOY’S GAME, THE RIFLE BEARS WERE JUST AS ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (12/16/2011) TEN MEMBERS OF THE GLENWOOD DEMONS FOOTBALL TEAM WERE NAMED TO THE WESTERN SLOPE ALL CONFERENCE TEAM INCLUDING A HALF DOZEN TO THE FIRST TEAM…NICK CIANI, CHAD MONTOVER, DREW HALSCH, LUKE JACOB, WILLY PELLAND AND BLAZE BARHAM. MICHAEL MILLS, MICHAEL BRUNK, CHRIS AYALA AND ALBERTO SALAZAR WERE NAMED TO THE HONORABLE MENTION SQUAD. CIANI AND ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (12/15/2010) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL IN GRAND JUNCTION LAST NIGHT, THE GLENWOOD DEMONS SPLIT A PAIR OF GAMES AGAINST THE 5-A TIGERS. THE LADY DEMONS IMPROVED TO 7 AND O WITH A 54-49 WIN IN OVERTIME. KENZIE KUHN LED ALL SCORERS WITH 24 POINTS INCLUDING A KEY ASSIST AND THREE CLUTCH ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (12/13/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL _____________________________ THE GLENWOOD LADY DEMONS IMPROVED TO 6 AND 0 ON THE SEASON AFTER SWEEPING THE DEMON INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT. THE GLENWOOD BOYS’ WENT 2 AND 1 ON THE WEEKEND, DEFEATING ROARING FORK AND EAGLE VALLEY. GLENWOOD TRAVELS TO GRAND JUNCTION TOMORROW NIGHT TO TAKE ON THE TIGERS AT 5:30 ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Glenwood Finishes Second in State Championship AURORA (12-4-10) – “Elizabeth is the best football team we’ve seen all year,” Glenwood football coach Rocky Whitworth said BEFORE the Cardinals stopped the Demons’ 11-game winning streak, 29-6. to win the 3A state championship at Legacy Stadium Saturday. It’s been a season-long pre-game mantra for Whitworth, who coached Glenwood to an ...
    • 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. ...