From the KMTS News Room:

    • News WATCH OUT FOR BAMBI Undated—CDOT is warning drivers as deer and elk migrate to summer habitats across roads and highways. CDOT says there were 3,437 wildlife-vehicle collisions reported in Colorado in 2013, below the 10-year average of 3,605. There’s usually an increase in wildlife accidents during migration seasons in May and November. HANGING LAKE GATE ...
    • News EAGLE (AP) – A Pueblo man who was driving drunk and speeding when he flipped his car in Avon, killing a passenger and paralyzing another, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Eagle County District Attorney’s Office says Emanuel Villeda was sentenced for the June 9 crash that killed 22-year-old Rafael Torres-Ortiz. Villeda ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – The National Weather Service is forecasting up to two feet of snow in the eastern mountains and heavy rain starting late today evening and continuing through tomorrow morning in Colorado. The storm presents a new threat of flooding on the plains, where rural roads were underwater last week. DENVER (AP) –Colorado ...
    • Hanging Lake rest area will be closed this Thursday for maintenance work GARFIELD COUNTY — On Thursday, May 21, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the White River National Forest will be performing necessary maintenance work in order to get the Hanging Lake rest area ready for the summer season. A new shed is being erected at the rest area and a gate installed as well ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS CONFLUENCE PLANS TAKING SHAPE Glenwood Springs—Last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council approved an ordinance to ask voters for the okay to sell a piece of property near Glenwood Springs Elementary School for future development.  The council supported the concept and urged the community to get behind the project that will eventually become part ...
    • News GARCO/CRMS ROAD CONFLICT UNRESOLVED Glenwood Springs—A longstanding dispute over a small, county-owned access road running through Colorado Rocky Mountain School is still unresolved. County commissioners heard from school officials as well as people in the neighborhood about the issue during a lengthy meeting Monday afternoon. Frustrated, the commissioners decided they’ll just pay a visit to the ...
    • News GARCO SAGE GROUSE PLAN IGNORED BY FEDS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Community Development Director Fred Jarman delivered some discouraging news to the Board of Commissioners today. He says after a recent conversation with Governor Hickenlooper’s appointed sage grouse expert, John Swartout, it appears the Bureau of Land Management paid very little attention to the months-long scientific ...
    • News GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – A judge in Grand Junction has ordered a man jailed without bond pending retrial in his wife’s shooting death.After Michael Blagg’s conviction was thrown out last year, Judge David Bottger had ruled the case had reverted to its pretrial status, including the reinstatement of a $500,000 bail. Monday, Bottger said he had ...
    • News WESTERN SLOPE COAL MINING ON TRIAL Craig–A federal judge is considering a lawsuit that aims to halt the expansion of coal mining in Moffat County. Judge Brooke Jackson will hear arguments concerning two coal mines near Craig which fuel the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s nearby power plant. WildEarth Guardians is challenging the Interior ...
    • News 4-17-15 GLENWOOD NATIVE NAMED NEW MAYOR Glenwood Springs—With a 4 to 3 vote, the Glenwood Springs City Council appointed Mike Gamba as the new mayorlast night. The vote came after a few minutes of respectful discussion and other nominations. Todd Leahy, who like Gamba, ran unopposed for re-election, nominated Gamba. Leahy was voted to become ...

    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. ...