Glenwood Canyon Rockslide UPDATE (4:20 PM): Interstate 70 Now Open Both Directions through Glenwood Canyon
I-70 is closed in both directions through the Glenwood Canyon due a rockslide that occured at approximately 8:20 this morning. Eastbound I-70 is closed at exit 116 (main Glenwood exit). Westbound I-70 is closed at exit 133 (Dotsero).
Some reports indicate at least seven – one ...
Trees down in Roaring Fork River’s Slaughterhouse Rapid
Pitkin County officials say trees have fallen in the Roaring Fork River’s Slaughterhouse Rapid, blocking most of the river approximately 1/4 mile below Cemetery Lane (aka Slaughterhouse Bridge) in the Entrance Exam rapid above the falls. Rafters and kayakers should use extreme caution in the area.
News ASPEN (AP) – The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office has suspended the search for a man who is thought to have entered the rushing waters at a popular swimming hole near Aspen. 31-year-old Will Graham’s car was found in the parking area next to the Devil’s Punchbowl, a popular cliff jumping spot off the road to ...
News GARCO CORONER IDENTIFIES WEEKEND DROWNING VICTIM
Glenwood Springs—The name of the man who drowned last Saturday afternoon while rafting on the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon was released today by Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire. 56 year old David Janes of Warsaw, Illinois was rafting with two other people when he fell out of the boat ...
One Dead in Rafting Accident
Today at approximately 12:38 PM Garfield County Deputies responded to a call from an observer who reported that a man had fallen from a raft on the Colorado River east of the Grizzly Creek Rest area (58060 US Highway 6).
There were originally three people in the raft, two males and ...
News MARIJUANA MORATORIUM TO BE CONSIDERED BY GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL
Glenwood Springs—Does Glenwood Springs need another weed shop or grow op? Tonight the Glenwood Springs City Council will tackle that question and discuss an ordinance to impose a 90 day moratorium on all new license applications for marijuana-related businesses. Council members have been talking about the temporary ...
News FORMER GARCO BOOKEEPER GETS 10 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE
GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – A former bookkeeper in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. 52 year old Robin McMillan was sentenced yesterday for theft and to filing a false tax return. Police say she estimated that she ...
News FED SAGE GROUSE FUNDS PROPOSED
Denver—Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is one of a handful of Democrats leading a fundraising effort to preserve both the Greater and Gunnison Sage Grouse. The senators urged the Appropriations Committee to fund programs that include collaborating with landowners. State and federal agencies hope to convince the BLM and Fish and ...
News LOCAL SNOWPACK UP
Glenwood Springs—Just a few weeks ago, local streams and rivers were suffering from a lack of moisture and early season run off. Thanks to one of the wettest months of May in recent history, conditions have changed drastically. According to the latest report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the watershed snowpack now sits ...
FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/17/2011) Wrestling
Denver–One of the greatest amateur sports spectacles in the western region is under way today at the Pepsi Center in Denver. It’s the
state high school wrestling tournament. Several local athletes are grappling for medals today through Saturday including wrestlers from Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Coal Ridge and Grand
FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/16/2011) High School Basketball
The Glenwood Lady Demons dropped a 47-38 decision to the Moffat County Bulldogs last night at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium, creating
three-way tie for first place in the western slope. The Lady Demons finish out the regular season Friday night at Eagle Valley High School.
In the boy’s game, Glenwood clinched the league ...
FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/15/2011) High School Basketball
The Glenwood Demons boy’s and girl’s teams can clinch the
Western Slope Championship with victories over Moffat County.
The action from Chavez-Spencer gymnasium begins at 6 O’clock
with the girl’s contest. Catch both games live on KMTS.
The Rifle Bears travel to Gypsum tonight to take on the Eagle
Valley Devils while the Aspen Skiers host ...
FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/14/2011) Wrestling
The western slope will be proudly represented at the state tournament
this weekend. At the 4A level, three Glenwood Demons qualified for
state at last weekend’s regionals at Mesa State; Chris Ayala, Michael
Mills and Miguel Vega. At the 3A regionals at Salida High School,
several 3A grapplers punched ...
FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/11/2011) Swimming and Diving
Half of the Glenwood Demons’ 12-member squad will compete at the state meet today and tomorrow at Mountain View High School in
Loveland. This is the fourth straight year Senior Keevyn Scholl has qualified for state.
The Glenwood Demons are grappling at the 4A regional tournament today and tomorrow at Mesa State.
At the ...
FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (02/09/2011) High School Basketball
Peach Valley–The Coal Ridge Titans split a pair of games with their valley rival
last night. The Rifle Lady Bears beat Coal Ridge 60 to 34 to improve to 16 and 0
on the season. In the boy’s game, Coal Ridge came out on top, 72-55.
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.
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 ...