From the KMTS News Room:

    • February 6th & 7th Closures All Aspen Schools will be closed Friday including, but not limited to: Aspen School District, Wildwood School, Aspen Community School, Aspen Country Day. CMC Spring Valley, Glenwood Center, & Rifle classes canceled after 3:00 this afternoon. All Eagle County schools will be closed Friday. Bingo Night at the Glenwood Elks Lodge has been canceled, & the lodge is ...
    • Former FBI Agent to Investigate Steamboat School STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The Steamboat Springs School District has hired a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to conduct an investigation into a high school’s culture related to student claims of sexual harassment or sexual assault. The district hired Jane Quimby of Quimby and Associates in Grand Junction to investigate complaints that female ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Demons Remain Perfect on Road Show in Palisade PALISADE (2/1/20) – The scripts remained the same as the Glenwood Springs boys and girls basketball teams won two more road games Saturday in Palisade. The girls quickly overcame another brief first-quarter offensive struggle as Natalya Taylor continued her sensational scoring surge, pumping in 17 points as the Lady Demons won their eighth straight, ...
    • Aspen SkiCo Raises Money for Australian Wildfire Relief Fund Aspen—The Aspen Skiing Company helped raise almost $32,000 for the Australian Wildfire Relief Fund. SkiCo launched the fundraising effort earlier this month and took donations through January 26th, Australia Day. With a $12,500 matching donation from the Family Fund, SkiCo sent a check the Australian Red Cross for $31,719.00. Over $70,000 worth of prizes were ...
    • Colorado Mountain College Tuition Hike Glenwood Springs/Vail—Tuition at Colorado College is going up in the fall. At it’s meeting Wednesday in Vail, CMC’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tuition increase of $5.00 per credit hour for in-state or in-district students.  Out-of-state students will pay an extra $13.00 per credit hour for the 2020-21 school year.  Trustees also approved new ...
    • Garfield County’s 1041 Powers Considered for Gravel, Mining Regulations Glenwood Springs—Garfield County’s authority regarding land use decisions is being questioned, tested and possibly changed.  After a special one hour meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Board of Commissioners gave the community development department it’s marching orders to revise the county’s gravel and mining regulations applying the state-approved 1041 land use powers.  The elephant in the room ...
    • American Flight Crew Lost While Fighting Australian Wildfires SYDNEY (AP) – Investigators say the tanker plane that crashed and killed its three American crew members as they fought wildfires in Australia had just dropped liquid to suppress the flames. The crew members from Montana, Arizona and Florida were identified by their Canadian employer. The deaths came during an unprecedented wildfire season that has ...
    • Privacy for Medical Marijuana Patients is at Risk SEATTLE (AP) – An internet privacy firm says it was able to access personal information of more than 30,000 medical marijuana patients, recreational pot customers or dispensary employees in several states. The privacy firm was searching for unsecured data online and says the database has now been secured. The privacy firm, vpnMentor, said in a ...
    • A New Regional Firefighting Base in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – The Colorado Springs Airport and U.S. Forest Service have announced plans to spend $17 million to build a regional firefighting base at the airport. The base will allow air tankers to load retardant to battle fires in five states and parts of 10 others. A joint statement by Colorado Springs and ...
    • Security Guard will not be Charged in STEM School Shooting (AP) – A special prosecutor said Friday that a security guard who accidentally injured two students during a shooting at a Colorado school last year will not be criminally charged. The prosecutor says the guard must complete community service. Last May, two teenagers brought firearms to the STEM School Highlands Ranch and opened fire, killing ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Vance Joseph Fired as Broncos Head Coach ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Vance Joseph has been fired as coach of the Denver Broncos after back-to-back double-digit losing seasons. Joseph met with general manager John Elway on Monday after completing a 6-10 season and was dismissed with two years and about $6 million left on his contract. Joseph acknowledged after the Broncos’ 23-9 loss to the Los ...
    • Sports Scores from the Weekend NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final L.A. Lakers 120 Phoenix 96 Final New Orleans 119 Charlotte 109 Final Philadelphia 103 Memphis 95 Final Miami 102 Utah 100 Final Dallas 114 L.A. Clippers 110 Final San Antonio 131 Portland 118 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final Anaheim 6 Washington 5 Final SO Winnipeg 4 N-Y Rangers 3 Final San Jose 3 Montreal 1 Final Colorado 2 Detroit 0 Final Calgary 3 Chicago ...
    • Shiffrin Captures First Super-G Win LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) – Mikaela Shiffrin captured her first World Cup super-G race at Lake Louise to give her a win in all five major disciplines. Shiffrin completed her run in a time of 1 minute, 19.41 seconds to hold off Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by 0.77 seconds.
    • World Cup Giant Slalom at Beaver Creek BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) – Stefan Luitz of Germany used a powerful finish to capture a World Cup giant slalom at Beaver Creek, Colorado, to end Austrian standout Marcel Hirscher’s five-race winning streak in the discipline. Luitz finished in a combined time of 2 minutes, 36.38 seconds as he edged Hirscher by 0.14 seconds to ...
    • Air Force Ladies fall to the Ladies Golden Gophers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kenisha Bell scored 27 points, Destiny Pitts added 16 and No. 20 Minnesota turned back Air Force 67-50. Pitts had seven points in a late 16-0 run that kept the Golden Gophers (7-0) under first-year coach and former start player Lindsay Whalen.
    • CU Women loose first game to Miami CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Laura Cornelius hit four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points, Beatrice Mompremier added 15 and No. 21 Miami handed Colorado its first loss 73-58. Cornelius hit a jumper in the final minute of the first half to give the Hurricanes (7-2) at 31-29 lead.
    • Avalanche & Red Wings Re-new Their Rivalry DETROIT (AP) – Semyon Varlamov made 24 saves for his 24th career shutout and first of the season in the Colorado Avalanche’s 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings. The Avalanche stretched their point streak to 11 games and have won seven of their last eight.
    • Bronco’s Lindsay has a Career Day in Cincinnati CINCINNATI (AP) – Rookie Phillip Lindsay ran for a career-high 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Denver Broncos adapted to a windy afternoon and got their third straight victory, 24-10 over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Broncos have emerged from their bye week and knocked off the Chargers, the Steelers and the Bengals ...
    • Sports Scores NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final Detroit 115 N-Y Knicks 108 Final Atlanta 115 Miami 113 Final Toronto 122 Memphis 114 Final Denver 117 L.A. Lakers 85 Final Indiana 109 Phoenix 104 — NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final OT Buffalo 3 San Jose 2 Final Ottawa 4 Philadelphia 3 Final Anaheim 3 Tampa Bay 1 Final Carolina 2 Montreal 1 Final Pittsburgh 4 Winnipeg 3 Final Vegas 8 Chicago 3 Final Colorado ...
    • National Sports JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette’s appeal of a one-game suspension for fighting has been denied, meaning he will sit out Sunday’s game against Indianapolis. Fournette was suspended without pay for leaving the sideline, running across the field and punching Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson this past Sunday in Buffalo. ...