From the KMTS News Room:

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      HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL RESULTS Glenwood Springs—-3        Roaring Fork—-0 Summit—-3               Rifle—0 Eagle Valley—-3       Grand Valley—-0 SOCCER Roaring Fork—-4     Rifle—-0 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ACTION TONIGHT The Glenwood Demons travel to Conifer to take on the Lobos tonight at 7 o’clock.  Pre-game coverage begins at 6:45 on KMTS. Rifle welcomes Jefferson to Bear’s Stadium tonight for a homecoming showdown.  Coal Ridge plays at Meeker. Roaring Fork ...
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      9-ELEVEN REMEMBERANCES Glenwood Springs—Flags are flying at half-staff around the valley and across the nation in memory of those killed in the attacks on September 11th, 2001 as well as the four Americans killed in the 9-11 attack at the American Embassy in Benghazi in 2012.  TWIN TUNNELS RENAMED TO HONOR VETERANS Idaho Springs—The tunnels along Interstate ...
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      RIFLE ELECTION RESULTS Rifle—Annick Pruett was the top vote-getter in Rifle’s municipal elections Tuesday.  The Community Relations Director at Grand River Hospital garnered 664 votes and will serve a 4-year term.  Incumbent councilman Joe Elliot was second in the race and will serve another four years along with the number finisher, former Garfield County Manager Ed ...
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      NEW REPORT SHOWS DRILLING INCREASES WASTEWATER CONTAMINATION CROSSROADS, N.M. (AP) – The U.S. oil and gas production boom of the past decade has an unwanted side effect: Millions of gallons of briny wastewater have spilled onto land and flowed into waterways, often doing severe damage. An Associated Press analysis of state and federal record finds some ...
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      GW COUNCIL MAY BAN SMOKING DOWNTOWN Glenwood Springs—Smoking in Glenwood Springs’ downtown commercial core may be banned soon. Last night the city council appeared to be reluctantly leaning in that direction.  The issue was brought before the council in response to a flood of complaints from citizens and business owners concerned about second hand smoke and ...
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      THOMPSON DIVIDE PROTEST Glenwood Springs—Plans to do exploratory drilling in a popular recreation area near the Thompson Divide drew several protestors yesterday.  About 40 concerned citizens staged a peaceful demonstration with signs showing solidarity for preserving the divide and protecting it’s natural resources.  Houston-based SG Interests owns valid leases to drill in the meadow that people ...
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      LLAMAS KILLED BY MOUNTAIN LIONS IN WESTERN COLORADO Grand Junction—Young, hungry mountain lions are on the prowl in Western Colorado and residents are being warned by wildlife officials to be cautious.  Three llamas were attacked by what is said to be a rare pack of juvenile mountain lions on the western slope.  Joe Lewandowski with Colorado ...
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      IRONBRIDGE LAWSUIT GLENWOOD SPRINGS— Homeowners at Ironbridge are waiting to see if a judge will uphold $14 million in awards related to defects in the construction of homes on sinking soils. Recently a jury awarded close $7 million to 20 homeowners at the subdivision, determining that the developer, a Lehman Brothers subsidiary, was responsible for damage. ...
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      SILT MAN INCOMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL FOR MURDER Glenwood Springs— Despite five months of intense mental health treatment, the Silt man accused of killing his father last December after a night of drinking and fighting is not competent to stand trial.  That’s the ruling from Garfield County District Judge James Boyd who based his decision on ...
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      SMOKE AND HAZE TO LINGER IN COLORADO Undated—We may not see Colorado’s clear, blue skies until October according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service.  Smoke from the horrific wildfires in the the northwest that has created a persistent gray haze from Grand Junction to Fort Collins is expected to hang around until the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/26/2010)
      SOCCER ______ THE BRACKETS HAVE BEEN SET FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL STATE SOCCER TOURNAMENT. FOUR LOCAL TEAMS ARE PLAYING TOMORROW IN THE 3A TOURNAMENT INCLUDING ROARING FORK, ASPEN, BASALT AND COAL RIDGE. THE 12TH SEEDED TITANS HOST TELLURIDE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 3:30. NUMBER 11 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/25/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL _________________________ THE GLENWOOD DEMONS BEAT THE EAGLE VALLEY DEVILS FRIDAY NIGHT 33 TO 6. GLENWOOD NOW SITS ALONE ATOP THE WESTERN SLOPE CONFERENCE WITH A 5 AND O LEAGUE RECORD THANKS TO MOFFAT COUNTY’S 21-18 OVERTIME WIN OVER RIFLE. THE DEMONS TRAVEL TO DELTA ...
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Glenwood Runs to WSL Mountain Top
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS(10-22-10) — A steady downpour that drowned Glenwood’s passing game mattered little as the Demons ran all over Eagle Valley, 33-6, outrushing the Devils, 253 yards to 99, and essentially settling the outcome by the second play of the second quarter. That was a 41-yard touchdown run by quarterback Luke Jacob after a magical fake ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/20/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL _______________________ COAL RIDGE SWEPT GRAND VALLEY IN THREE GAMES. THE RIFLE LADY BEARS WERE ALSO SWEPT BY ASPEN. SOCCER _______ GLENWOOD ENDED THE SEASON ON A WINNING NOTE, DEFEATING PALISADE 4 TO 2 AT STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD. BASALT BLANKED COAL RIDGE 1 TO NOTHING. ASPEN EDGED CRMS 2 TO 1 AND GRAND VALLEY FELL TO HOTCHKISS 5 TO 3.
    • 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 ...