From the KMTS News Room:

    • News CARBONDALE MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER Glenwood Springs—The Carbondale  man who confessed to killing his wife after he was hurt in a crash  last month near Roaring Fork High School has been formally charged with first-degree murder. 46-year-old Arturo Navarrete-Portillo was charged Tuesday in Garfield County District Court.He is accused in the Feb. 16 stabbing ...
    • News CARBONDALE MOM PLEADS GUILTY TO POISONING DAUGHTERS Glenwood Springs—She put rat poison in smoothies for her daughters and herself one day last summer.  Her 8 and 11 year old girls survived and now 33 year old Maria Alvarado-Gomez is facing time in prison.  The Carbondale woman avoided a charge of attempted first degree murder by pleading ...
    • News Carbondale—When he gets of the hospital, he’ll go straight to jail for first degree murder.  46 year old Arturo Portillo of Carbondale is suspected of stabbing his wife to death February 16th before rear-ending an empty cattle truck on Highway 133 near Roaring Fork High School.  Portillo suffered serious injuries that morning and while being ...
    • CDOT Encourages Drivers to Stay off Mountain Roads Tonight STATEWIDE — The storms have picked up and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is encouraging drivers to stay off roads where possible.  Weather forecasts anticipate heavy snowfall through midnight.  CDOT has deployed crews around the state, with up to 200 plows in the Front Range from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs. Crews across the state ...
    • News Glenwood Springs—The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to reach out to commuters when the new Grand Avenue Bridge is replaced in the spring of 2017.  C-DOT is in the early stages of putting together of an aggressive public relations campaign to keep people informed about road and street closures and detours during the 90 day ...
    • CARBONDALE MURDER   Carbondale—The man who was seriously injured after plowing into an empty cattle truck early Monday morning near Roaring Fork High School is now suspected of murdering his wife.  Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling says they were called to assist the Colorado State Patrol just after 7-am when a Toyota 4-Runner rear-ended the truck on Highway ...
    • News GARCO CORONER IDENTIFIES MAN SHOT BY DEPUTIES Glenwood Springs— Garfield County Coroner Rob Glassmire identified the man who was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies who say he brandished a gun after leading them on a high-speed chase along eastbound I-70 from Parachute to Canyon Creek.  Glassmire says 45-year-old Brian  Fritze, of Parachute, died of multiple ...
    • News ARMED MAN SHOT AT CANYON CREEK AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE Glenwood Springs—It began yesterday afternoon as a domestic violence incident in Parachute.  Tragically, it ended at Canyon Creek with Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputies shooting and killing a man after a 30 mile long, 95 mile an hour chase along eastbound I-70.  According to reports from the ...
    • RFSD Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Chromebooks in the Classroom, Using New Technology To Help Student Learning GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo… From student-created websites and digital maps of explorer routes to transforming science labs and creating self-paced video tutorials for math classes, Roaring Fork School District is celebrating its one-year anniversary using Chromebooks in the classroom. The district currently has 2,767 Chromebooks. The one-year pilot program proved so successful the district is moving forward ...
    • Telephone Scammers Active in the Area Today Local residents are again receiving calls from scam artists pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service and other governmental agencies. Regardless who the scammer claims to be, the demand is always basically the same:  Go buy a bunch of gift cards and call back with the numbers.  At least one area resident actually fell for the scheme. Today, ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • DEMONS DECLAW THE TIGERS TO ADVANCE TO THE 3A TITLE GAME (Glenwood Springs) For the second time in three years, the Glenwood Demons will play for the 3A State Football Championship. Riding on the shoulders of senior quarterback and team captain Luke Jacob, the Demons overcame the muddy conditions of Stubler Memorial Field and several mistakes to outlast the Canon City Tigers 25 to 6. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (11/24/2010) THE WEATHER IS SUPPOSED TO BE NICE FOR THIS SATURDAY’S SEMIFINAL PLAYOFF FOOTBALL GAME BETWEEN THE GLENWOOD DEMONS AND THE CANON CITY TIGERS. KMTS WILL BROADCAST THE GAME LIVE FROM STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD WITH PRE-GAME COVERAGE BEGINNING AT 12:30.
    • 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 ...