From the KMTS News Room:

    • News DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s top law enforcement official says manufacturing high-potency marijuana oil is not legal under the state’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana law. The state Attorney General wrote in a court brief that the law prohibits the dangerous production of hash oil. Some prosecutors have been charging individual hash-oil creators with felonies, while others have ...
    • News           BLM PLANS PRESCRIBED BURN ON BASALT MOUNTAIN Basalt—Over a thousand acres of land on Basalt Mountain is set to be burned as part of a hazardous fuels reduction project and the Bureau of Land Management wants some public feedback. The prescribed burn will take place along the base of Basalt Mountain north of El Jebel ...
    • News GUNNISON SAGE GROUSE DECISION BEING CHALLENGED IN COURT Gunnison—The Colorado county that shares the name of the wild bird that has ruffled so many feathers recently is suing the federal government to keep it from being listed as a threatened species. Today officials in Gunnison County filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish ...
    • News RAFTA RIDERS NEED PARKING Glenwood Springs—With record numbers of people using public transit in the Roaring Fork Valley, RAFTA needs more places for people to park.  4.1 million…that’s how many riders have boarded RAFTA buses through October.  The 20 percent increase in ridership has led to a parking shortage for park and ride users.  RAFTA expects ...
    • News EAGLE (AP) – An Eagle County man who shot and killed an alleged masked intruder last week is behind bars after later allegedly pointing a rifle at detectives driving up to his home. Douglas Behrends says he shot 32-year-old Brooks Hampton Friday night after Hampton kicked open the door of his house in Burns and ...
    • News CARBONDALE MAN NOT FIT FOR CRIMINAL TRIAL Carbondale—The elderly man accused of crashing into and killing a motorcyclist last summer on Highway 82 has been deemed mentally incompetent.  Deputy District Attorney Andrea Bryan says prosecutors need to figure out where to go from here given the Colorado Mental Health Institute’s evaluation of 89 year old ...
    • News RIFLE (AP) – Members of the governor’s drilling task have wrapped up the second of two days of meetings in Rifle. Oil and gas workers and elected officials from several counties told the panel that local governments are doing a good job of regulating the industry. Others say more rules are needed to protect drinking ...
    • Oil and Gas Meeting Today in Rifle Local control, mineral rights, public health risks.  Those are a few of the issues that will be discussed in Rifle today and tomorrow by the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force. Governor Hickenlooper’s nineteen member task force is charged with addressing local land use issues and the role of state government in high production areas like Garfield County. Garfield ...
    • 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! ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/15/2011) HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF FOOTBALL…. THE GLENWOOD DEMONS TROUNCED ENGELWOOD SATURDAY 42 TO NOTHING TO ADVANCE TO THE ELITE 8. THE DEMONS TRAVEL TO COLORADO SPRINGS THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR A 1 O’CLOCK SHOWDOWN WITH THE LEWIS-PALMER RANGERS. THE OTHER LOCAL TEAM TO ADVANCE TO THE NEXT ROUND ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Glenwood Romps Into 2nd Round, 42-0 GLENWOOD SPRINGS (11/13/10) — Three 9-and-1 teams entered the 3A state football playoffs, and only one survived the first round. Capitalizing on two early turnovers and scoring on the first three possessions, the Glenwood Demons made sure they were not among the upset victims, sinking the Englewood Pirates, 42-0, Saturday at Stubler Memorial Field. Coach Rocky ...
    • Glenwood Makes Pirates Walk Plank in 3A Playoff Opener (Glenwood Springs) The Glenwood Demons dominated the Englewood Pirates Saturday afternoon in the 2010 3A opening round playoff game, 42 to nothing. The Demon’s used a stifling, opportunistic defense to bottle up the Pirates most dangerous weapon, senior running back Kevin Matthews. For the third year in a row, the Demons ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/12/2011) HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ______________________________ THE ROARING FORK LADY RAMS ARE COMPETING THIS WEEKEND AT THE STATE 3A TOURNAMENT. THEY HAVE TWO MATCHES AT THE DENVER COLISEUM AGAINST EATON AND COLORADO SPRINGS CHRISTIAN. KMTS WILL PROVIDE UPDATES. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL __________________________ IT’S PLAYOFF TIME……. THE GLENWOOD DEMONS HOST THE ENGLEWOOD PIRATES TOMORROW ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/10/2010) VOLLEYBALL ______________ THE ROARING FORK RAMS’ FIRST MATCH IN THE STATE 3-A TOURNAMENT AT THE DENVER COLISEUM WILL BE PLAYED AT 11 AM FRIDAY. THE RAMS PLAY EATON. FOOTBALL ___________ IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO THE GLENWOOD DEMONS’ PLAYOFF GAME THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 1 AGAINST THE ENGLEWOOD PIRATES, YOU CAN WATCH IT LIVE ON LINE….BE HEARD TV.COM ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/08/2010) HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL __________________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS EARNED THE NUMBER TWO SEED IN THE STATE AND WILL HOST THE ENGLEWOOD PIRATES THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 1 0’CLOCK IN A FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF GAME. IN 2A FOOTBALL, THE COAL RIDGE TITANS ARE IN THE PLAYOFFS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER. THEY’RE ...