From the KMTS News Room:

    • News, 4-15-15 GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – A judge in Grand Junction is expected to decide today whether a man awaiting a new trial in the shooting death of his wife will be allowed a chance to get out of jail. Michael Blagg was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison ...
    • Large Prescribed Burn Today Near Basalt Fire crews from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit were expected to set off a large prescribed burn a few minutes ago above Basalt.  The Roaring Fork Prescribed Fire is expected to be about 1,300 acres in size.  Smoke will probably be visible through much of the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys. Officials ...
    • Rifle Recycle Center Closed Saturday Union Pacific Railroad will close the railroad crossing which provides access to the Garfield County recycling drop off center in Rifle Saturday, April 4. Consequently, the recycling center will not be open.
    • News DETAILS OF CARBONDALE MURDER SUSPECT TO BE RELEASED Glenwood Springs—The arrest affidavit containing key information about the Carbondale man who confessed to stabbing his wife to death nearly two months ago may be unsealed today.  Garfield County District Court Judge James Boyd ordered the documents to be made public under a Freedom of Information Act request.  ...
    • Cole Swindell Plays Armchair Coach for the Atlanta Falcons Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleGeorgia native Cole Swindell tells AtlantaFalcons.com he has some ideas about what his favorite team should do when it comes time for this year’s NFL Draft at the end of the month. The ACM New Artist of the Year also throws his support behind new head coach Dan Quinn. “I like him. ...
    • News COL RIVER DISTRICT TESTIFIES AGAINST WATER BILL Denver—The Colorado River Water Conservation District is very concerned about a water bill that was approved by a Senate committee Monday. Senate Bill 183 would require a water judge when he or she decrees a water right, to quantify the actual historical consumptive use during wet years, dry years ...
    • News C-DOT’S “BUSTANG” DELAYED Glenwood Springs—People anxious to check out the new I-70 corridor buses will have to wait a little longer.  C-DOT has decided to delay the so-called “Bustang” until May or June.  The service connecting Glenwood Springs to Denver was supposed to begin next month but there’s still some work to do before it’s ready ...
    • News ASPEN (AP) – Dozens of teens and young adults caught in an underage drinking and marijuana sting at the X Games in Aspen are facing the legal consequences. An unprecedented operation by Colorado Department of Revenue agents combined with actions by local police led to the issuance of 126 tickets during January’s event, more than ...
    • Colorado Senators Introduce Anti-Shutdown Resolution DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined across party lines to try to derail government shutdowns. Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner introduced their “Shutdown Accountability Resolution” Thursday calling for votes to be held regularly during any shutdown until a bill reopening government is signed. If lawmakers don’t show up for votes, the sergeant ...
    • Glenwood Shell is Closed for Good Wednesday, March 11th at 3:03 pm, the last in a long line of loyal customers filled up with gas at one of Glenwood Springs’ most visible businesses. Whether it was I-70 Chevron, Amoco, BP or Glenwood Shell, the 24-hour, full service station was one of the first places you ‘d see getting on or off the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (12/01/2011) HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL _____________________________ THE ANNUAL BRENDA PATCH MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT TIPS OFF TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT ROARING FORK HIGH SCHOOL. GIRLS AND BOYS TEAMS FROM GLENWOOD, ROARING FORK, BASALT AND STEAMBOAT SPRINGS WILL BE COMPETING.
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/29/2010) HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ____________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS FOOTBALL TEAM IS HEADED BACK TO THE 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. GLENWOOD’S 25 TO 6 VICTORY OVER CANON CITY PUT THEM IN THIS SATURDAY’S TITLE SHOWDOWN WITH THE TOP RANKED AND UNDEFEATED ELIZABETH CARDINALS. THE GAME WILL BE PLAYED AT LEGACY STADIUM IN AURORA ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Glenwood-Elizabeth to Play for 3A Title GLENWOOD SPRINGS (11/27/10) — “The turf’s not real great, but it’s our dirt,” Glenwood lineman Blaze Barham said in describing the muddy, slippery field on which his team had just qualified for a return to the 3A state football championship by defeating Canon City, 25-6, Saturday. Recent snow, followed by sub-zero temperatures played havoc ...