From the KMTS News Room:

    • 38th Annual July Freedom Celebration We are celebrating our 38th year of our Annual July Freedom Celebration. We begin at 12 noon with flag raising ceremony, followed by carnival games, water fun, bump-n-jumps, slip-n-slides, food, sand treasure hunt, golf ball plunge, banana blitz and more. Entertainment begins at 5 pm with the Western Slope Stompers followed by New Hope Praise ...
    • Roaring Fork Beer Company Launches “1% for the Fork” Program June 25, 2014 (Carbondale, CO)— Carbondale-based Roaring Fork Beer Company (RFBC) recently released its long-awaited seasonal Slaughterhouse Lager. RFBC is donating 1% of the revenue from sales of the Slaughterhouse Lager to Roaring Fork Conservancy to support protection of local rivers. The label on the can features the Roaring Fork Conservancy logo demonstrating the brewery’s ...
    • Tickets On Sale Now for Glenwood Springs Women’s Connection “Guest Night” An evening of good food, special music, and survivor fun! Music: Ron Milhorn, well-known local KMTS News and Sports Director. Guest Speaker: Jake Billingsley, a motivational speaker from Buckeye, AZ, well known for being the most popular survivor on the TV show Survivor Thailand. Dinner and Program $25.00. Tickets Pre-Sold: Available at “The Property Shop” (1117 Grand Ave. ...
    • The Manus Fund Receives $80,000 Daniels Fund Grant – The Manaus Fund has received an $80,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the Valley Settlement Project’s Early Childhood Education programs. Valley Settlement Project (VSP) is a multigenerational program focused on school readiness, elementary school achievement, economic stability and community engagement for low income families who are not successfully settled or attached to the ...
    • KMTS NEWS HALF OF COLORADO STILL IN A DROUGHT Undated— State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought. The Department of Natural Resources said Monday that more than 15 percent of the state is in a severe to exceptional drought. The hardest-hit area is in southeastern Colorado, while less extreme drought conditions ...
    • PFISTER MURDER CASE CLOSED Aspen—-The case is closed in the murder of lifelong Aspen resident Nancy Pfister.  66 year old William Styler pled guilty today to second degree murder and was immediately sentenced to 20 years in prison.  The former Denver anesthesiologist who is now in failing health and in a wheelchair, admitted to prosecutors he hit Pfister in ...
    • Garfield Sheriff: Suspect That Shot Trooper Had Alcohol, Cocaine in His System Today the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office today released details of their investigation into the shooting of Trooper Eugene Hofaker on May 8th. Key points in the report: Trooper Eugene Hofaker was shot multiple times by Thomas Ornelas Trooper Shane Gosnell fired 14 shots at Thomas Ornelas, hitting him multiple times Ornelas’ autopsy revealed cocain and a Blood Alcohol Content was more than twice ...
    • Register Now- The Rifle Elks Lodge Junior Golf Tournament The Rifle Elks Lodge is hosting a Junior Golf Tournament at the Rifle Creek Golf Course on July 1st at 8:30 am. Five to eight years old will play a three hole mixed team scramble with teams formed the day of the tournament. Nine to eleven years old men and women divisions will play five ...
    • Calling All Volunteers for the 43rd Carbondale Mountain Fair The 43rd Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair needs your help!  Over 300 volunteers come together every year to make Mountain Fair one of the most  popular and unique fairs in Colorado.  Mountain Fair needs help with everything from selling T-shirts to Peace Patrolling the fairgrounds.  Not to mention you get to hear great live music by ...
    • Pitkin County Hires Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (Aspen, CO – 6/17/2014) – “Recognizing the importance of being proactive to minimizing the risk of catastrophic wildfire in Pitkin County the Board of County Commissions supported and approved a year round position of a Wildfire Mitigation Specialist in the 2014 budget cycle”, said Valerie MacDonald the Pitkin County Emergency Manager. “Wildfire is the number one hazard risk in ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/13/2010) VOLLEYBALL THE ROARING FORK LADY RAMS SUFFERED THEIR FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON…..A HARD-FOUGHT, FIVE-GAME MATCH TO THE EAGLE VALLEY DEVILS IN GYPSUM. THE LOSS DROPS ROARING FORK TO 14 AND 1. COAL RIDGE AND BASALT’S MATCH ALSO WENT THE FULL FIVE GAMES WITH THE LADY TITANS COMING OUT ON TOP ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/13/2010) VOLLEYBALL THE ROARING FORK LADY RAMS SUFFERED THEIR FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON…..A HARD-FOUGHT, FIVE-GAME MATCH TO THE EAGLE VALLEY DEVILS IN GYPSUM. THE LOSS DROPS ROARING FORK TO 14 AND 1. COAL RIDGE AND BASALT’S MATCH ALSO WENT THE FULL FIVE GAMES WITH THE LADY TITANS COMING OUT ON TOP ...
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Glenwood Shows Championship Form in 35-7 Win over Bulldogs GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10-8-10) — Formidable challenges remain ahead, but the 2010 Glenwood Springs football team is beginning to exhibit some of the characteristics of the ’08 state champions. The strongest case, demonstrated once again in the Demons’ 35-7 win over Moffat County Friday to run their league record to 3-0, is Glenwood’s continuing ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/08/2010) HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TONIGHT…. THE GLENWOOD DEMONS HOST THE MOFFAT COUNTY BULLDOGS IN A KEY, WESTERN SLOPE GAME. KICK OFF FROM STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD IS 7 O’CLOCK WITH PRE-GAME COVERAGE BEGINNING AT 6:45 RIGHT HERE ON KMTS. YOU CAN ALSO GET A PROFESSIONAL VIDEO OF THE GAME FROM BE ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/06/2010) HIGH SCHOOL GOLF ________________ JESSE BEETHAM OF THE ASPEN SKIERS TIED FOR SECOND PLACE AT THE 3A STATE TOURNAMENT IN EATON. BEETHAM’S SECOND DAY ROUND OF 3 UNDER PAR HELPED THE SKIERS CAPTURE FOURTH PLACE OVERALL IN THE TEAM STANDINGS. SOFTBALL ________ THE BASALT LONGHORNS DEFEATED RIFLE 12 TO 1. VOLLEYBALL __________ GLENWOOD LOST TO BATTLE MOUNTAIN IN FOUR GAMES. BASALT DEFEATED ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/05/2010) HIGH SCHOOL GOLF ________________ IT’S DAY TWO OF THE STATE HIGH SCHOOL GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE EATON COUNTRY CLUB. THE ASPEN SKIERS ARE CURRENTLY FOURTH OVERALL IN THE TEAM STANDINGS. THE ‘RAM CLASSIC’ GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL BE PLAYED THIS FRIDAY AT RIVER VALLEY RANCH. ...
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Demons Run Over Battle Mountain EDWARDS (10/1/10) — “Every game is a championship game,” Drew Halsch said after Glenwood Springs scored on five of its first six possessions in defeating Battle Mountain 35-21 Friday. The senior running back, who scored three of those touchdowns while piling up 161 yards in 21 carries, was repeating the team’s motto for ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/01/2010) SOFTBALL __________ RIFLE BEAT GRAND VALLEY 15 TO 13. BASALT EDGED DELTA 6 TO 5. SOCCER ________ GLENWOOD LOST TO BATTLE MOUNTAIN 1 TO NOTHING. RIFLE DEFEATED GRAND VALLEY 4 TO 1. COAL RIDGE BLANKED ASPEN 2 – ZIP. BASALT BEAT ROARING FORK 5 TO 1. VOLLEYBALL ____________ GLENWOOD FELL TO PALISASDE 3 GAMES TO 1. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/30/2010) HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ____________________________ THE GLENWOOD LADY DEMONS HAVE A TOUGH HOME MATCH TONIGHT AGAINST THE PALISADE BULLDOGS AT 6:30. RIFLE WELCOMES ROARING FORK TO THE BEAR’S DEN TONIGHT AT 6. SOFTBALL __________ RIFLE PLAYS AT GRAND VALLEY AT 5 O’CLOCK. SOCCER ________ GLENWOOD TRAVELS TO EDWARDS FOR A CONFERENCE SHOWDOWN WITH BATTLE MOUNTAIN. THE GAME STARTS AT 6. ...
    • Glenwood Leaps Over Palisade in State Football Rankings PALISADE (9/23/10) — A pair of 50-yard runs by Glenwood quarterback Luke Jacob not only keyed the team’s 21-20 fourth-quarter comeback win at Palisade Friday, but also launched the Demons back into the top ten 3A state rankings. Since posting back-to-back undefeated regular seasons in 2007-2008, GSHS has lived in the state’s top ten, but a ...