From the KMTS News Room:

    • Firefighters planning prescribed burns in Eagle, Garfield counties SILT, Colo. – Beginning as early as this week, firefighters from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Unit could ignite two prescribed fires planned for this fall if conditions warrant. The 180-acre Sheep Gulch Prescribed Fire is planned four miles northwest of Gypsum in Eagle County to reduce hazardous fuels and to reduce pinon-juniper expansion to ...
    • Major Highway Impact for Today’s Pro Challenge Monarch Pass Closed for Several Hours GUNNISON — Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge is taking the riders 96 miles from Gunnison over 11,312 foot Monarch Pass to Salida, and then back to Monarch Pass, with a finish atop Monarch Mountain. Today’s route will impact the following state highways and county roads between 10:55 a.m. and 6 p.m.: STATE: U.S. 50 from ...
    • Plans are Underway to Redevelop Historic Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs Owners envision a family pool and four smaller relaxation pools on the bank of the Colorado River at the site of the former Iron Springs Spa in Glenwood Springs.    Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Aug. 19, 2014) — Already known far and wide as a premiere mineral hot springs destination, Glenwood Springs may soon have another option ...
    • Highway Impacts for Today’s Pro Challenge Route includes Two Mountain Passes ASPEN — Stage Two of the USA Pro Challenge takes the riders on a 105.4-mile race from Aspen to Mt. Crested Butte today, impacting three state highways and several local and county roads. Drivers should anticipate road closures or traffic stops beginning in Aspen at 10:30 a.m. and continuing along the route until 4 p.m. in ...
    • Highway Impacts begin for Pro Challenge Bike Race ASPEN — The USA Pro Challenge gets underway with the Aspen Circuit Race today. State Highway 82 will be impacted from about 1 p.m. to approximately 5 p.m. No vehicular traffic will be able to access Aspen or Snowmass during this time. SPECIFIC ROAD IMPACTS SH 82: Main Street through Aspen and west to Owl Creek Road; Traffic ...
    • KMTS NEWS BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for a Parachute man accused of murdering a teacher in Montana’s oil patch want his accomplice to appear as a defense witness when the case goes to trial. Twenty-five-year-old Michael Keith Spell could face life in prison if convicted in the 2012 killing of 43-year-old Sherry Arnold. His accomplice, Lester Van Waters, ...
    • Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series Continues with San Diego’s Foxfield Four The Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series continues with San Diego’s Foxfield Four, Saturday, August 16 at 7pm at the Centennial Park Pavilion in Rifle. Led by the classically trained pianist, David James, Foxfield Four is a pop-rock, piano-driven spectacle in the tradition of Ben Folds and Jerry Lee Lewis, whose energy and prowess on stage reminds ...
    • Installation of New Overhead Signage in Glenwood Canyon To begin on Wednesday Night August 13, 2014 – Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 – Night Work Scheduled in an Effort to Minimize Delays. EAGLE/GARFIELD COUNTIES —New and improved overhead signs are scheduled to be installed in Glenwood Canyon this week.  The first sign will be hung over the Hanging Lake Tunnel portal and will be installed on Wednesday and Thursday, August 13-14. ...
    • USA Pro Tour Will Impact Airport Airport staff, Airlines, Hotels, RFTA, Working to Minimize Traveler Impact (Aspen, CO)When Stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge begins in Aspen next week the resort’s major artery to the airport will be closed for four hours. Highway 82 from Aspen to the Airport will be closed on Monday, August 18th between 1 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Brush and Owl Creek roads will also be ...
    • KMTS NEWS 8-12-14 GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) — An aide to Gov. John Hickenlooper says the governor doesn’t want western Colorado to lose future revenue because of a proposal to settle lawsuits over drilling on the Roan Plateau. Hickenlooper’s planning and budget director gave his assurances in a letter to Republican state Rep. Bob Rankin of Carbondale. ASPEN (AP) — ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/19/2010) Softball ________ Both the Basalt Lady Longhorns and the Rifle Lady Bears are playing in the 3A state tournament this weekend at the Aurora Sports Complex. The 12th seeded Basalt Lady Longhorns take on 5 Platte Valley at 10am while at the same time the 16th seeded Rifle Lady Bears battle a top ranked Berthoud team. ...
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Demons Win 5th Straight, 39-14 @ Steamboat STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (10/15/10) — “If the right one don’t getcha, then the left one will,” Tennessee Ernie Ford sang in the mid-fifties song, “Sixteen Tons.” Steamboat Springs became the fourth straight Western Slope opponent to feel that one-two punch, better known as Luke Jacob and Drew Halsch, as the two seniors ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/15/2010) High School Volleyball ______________________ Glenwood lost a home match to Steamboat Springs, 3 games to 1. Coal Ridge beat Rifle 3 to 1. Soccer ______ Eagle Valley blanked Glenwood last night at Stubler 2 – zip. Coal Ridge dominated Grand Valley 6 to 1. Cross Country _____________ At the Rifle Invitational, it was a 1-2 ...
    • 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 ...