From the KMTS News Room:

    • Sports DENVER (AP) – Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and had 17 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets opened the season Wednesday night with an 89-79 win over Detroit, spoiling the debut of Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. Aaron Afflalo, in his second tour with Denver after being ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – Two candidates for Colorado’s sixth congressional district are facing off in a historic Spanish-language debate. Organizers say today’s encounter between Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and his Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff will be the first time two congressional candidates who are not of Hispanic descent have debated in Spanish. ...
    • RFSD Board of Education Swears in New School Board Members, Elects New Officers BASALT, Colo…Roaring Fork School District swore in its two new board members, Karl Hanlon and Mary Elizabeth Geiger, and elected new board officers Wednesday night at its regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting held at Basalt High School. Daniel Biggs, a three-year board member, is the new board president; Bob Johnson, a 10-year veteran of the ...
    • Judicial performance evaluations available in the “Blue Book” mailed to every Colorado registered voter household Evaluations of 146 judges standing for retention in the 2014 general election are included in the 2014 State Ballot Information Booklet, published by the Legislative Council and commonly referred to as the “Blue Book,” which began arriving at Colorado households recently. The Blue Book is an informational booklet that includes the evaluations of the judges standing ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – Gay marriage is now officially legal in Colorado. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said today that all of the state’s 64 counties must issue the licenses to couples now that the Colorado Supreme Court has lifted previous orders barring that. Those orders were the final obstacles to gay marriage becoming law in ...
    • Colorado Mountain College moves toward carbon neutrality Electric vehicle charging stations installed at six locations What’s the quickest route to a carbon-neutral future? That’s the question driving Colorado Mountain College’s employees and sustainability students, who are seeking ways to reduce the college’s energy footprint now and into the years to come. One answer: by way of the electric vehicle charging stations installed recently at five of the college’s campuses and its ...
    • EV Rally of the Rockies Shows off Electric Car Muscle Eight electric vehicles will take a fall colors road rally on Friday, Oct. 3, leaving from Aspen, Vail, Grand Junction and Snowmass Village, traveling through communities equipped with vehicle charging stations, and ending with a party in Carbondale. “The EV Rally of the Rockies will show that electric car travel and tourism is now possible in ...
    • News, September 23rd GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – Mesa County authorities say a foster mother told them she lost control when she shook a baby to death because the child would not stop crying. Court documents say 20-year-old Sydney Danielle White told police she did not know how long shook the 11-month-old girl. A judge held White in jail ...
    • Mount Evans Highway Closing for Season Next Week Road Closed Earlier than Normal for Construction CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing the remaining 10 mile segment of the Mount Evans Highway – State Highway 5 – for the season to most vehicular traffic on Monday, September 22 for construction. CDOT needs to build a retaining wall along the edge of the highway to improve its ...
    • Todo Mundo Returns To Rifle to Play Historic Ute Theater Todo Mundo, the band that mad a big impression at this year’s Carbondale Mountain Fair, and Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series, returns to Colorado this Friday night at The Ute Theater in Rifle at 7:30pm.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  It is an all ages show, but beer and wine will be available for purchase. Todo Mundo ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS Game of the Week: Ayala’s Pick Clinches Homecoming Win GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/17/10) — The sagacity of playing 5A Fruita Monument for Glenwood’s football homecoming was questioned before, but not once the game began, and after the team and cheerleaders had sung the victory fight song, Chris Ayala — whose 88-yard interception return halted a Wildcat drive in the fourth quarter that would have tied ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/17/2010) HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ______________________ GLENWOOD DEFEATED BATTLE MOUNTAIN 3 GAMES TO 1 LAST NIGHT TO IMPROVE TO 6 AND 0 ON THE SEASON. RIFLE EDGED HOTCHKISS 3 GAMES TO 2. ROARING FORK SWEPT ASPEN IN THREE. SOCCER ______ GLENWOOD BLANKED THE RIFLE BEARS YESTERDAY AT STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD, 5-ZIP. COAL RIDGE SHUTOUT ROARING FORK 3-NOTHING. SOFTBALL ________ RIFLE GOT PAST GRAND ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/16/2010) HIGH SCHOOL GOLF ________________ THE TITAN INVITATIONAL IS BEING PLAYED TODAY AT LAKOTA CANYON GOLF CLUB. COAL RIDGE IS PLAYING HOST TO GLENWOOD SPRINGS, RIFLE AND ROARING FORK. SOCCER ______ GLENWOOD WELCOMES RIFLE TO STUBLER MEMORIAL FIELD FOR A 4 O’CLOCK GAME. ROARING FORK TRAVELS TO COAL RIDGE. SOFTBALL ________ GRAND VALLEY PLAYS AT RIFLE TODAY AT 5. VOLLEYBALL __________ ROARING ...
    • KMTS GAME OF THE WEEK: 4A Power Montrose Edges Glenwood, 6-0 MONTROSE (9/10/10) — Football fans expecting to see a heavyweight match between two top-ten programs featuring running, gunning senior quarterbacks, instead were treated to a baseball-like pitchers’ duel between a freshman and sophomore where defense was king and the 4A Montrose Indians scored with 29 seconds to play for a 6-0 win over visiting 3A ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/10/2010) SOCCER THE GLENWOOD DEMONS WERE SUNK BY THE SAILORS IN STEAMBOAT SPRINGS LAST NIGHT, 2 TO NOTHING. GLENWOOD’S NEXT GAME IS TUESDAY AT PALISADE. COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL SHUTOUT GRAND VALLEY IN CARBONDALE, 5-ZIP. TOMMY ADGATE LED THE SCORING WITH A HAT TRICK. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/09/2010) HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER __________________ FOUR GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT 4 O’CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON INCLUDING GRAND VALLEY AT COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL, COAL RIDGE AT BASALT, RIFLE AT HOTCHKISS AND ROARING FORK AT MOFFAT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IN CRAIG. THE GLENWOOD DEMONS ARE TRAVELING TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS FOR A 6 O’CLOCK GAME WITH THE SAILORS. VOLLEYBALL __________ COAL RIDGE TAKES ON ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/08/2010) HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER __________________ COAL RIDGE SHUTOUT ASPEN 3-ZIP. RIFLE DROPPED A 1-NOTHING DECISION TO VAIL MOUNTAIN. GLENWOOD CAME UP SHORT IN A 4-3 LOSS AT HOME TO GRAND JUNCTION AND IN OVERTIME COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL LOST TO HOTCHKISS 3 TO 2. SOFTBALL ________ PALISADE CLOBBERED RIFLE 17 TO 2. THE LADY BEARS ARE LOOKING FOR THEIR FIRST WIN ...
    • KMTS Game of the Week: Hats Off to Halsch in Demon Debut GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9-3-10) — “Who was that (un)masked man?” some Glenwood fans might’ve wondered when a 32-yard screen pass to an unhelmeted Number 17 interrupted a slew of flags and offensive inconsistency to spark back-to-back third-quarter scores, carrying the Demons to a 35-7 season-opening win over Basalt Friday. Even fans with programs couldn’t know ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/02/2010) HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL… THREE GAMES ARE ON THE SCHEDULE TONIGHT INCLUDING, ROARING FORK AT BASALT, ASPEN AT RIFLE AND COAL RIDGE AT GRAND VALLEY. ALL THE MATCHES START AT 6 O’CLOCK. TOMORROW, THE GLENWOOD DEMONS WILL WELCOME SEVERAL TEAMS TO TOWN FOR THE ANNUAL DEMON INVITATIONAL. TODAY IS THE FINAL TUNE ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/01/2010) THE DEMON 5K CITIZENS RACE BENEFITTING THE GLENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY TEAM WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON AT 5:30. THE ENTRY FEE IS 15 DOLLARS. THE ANNUAL LABOR GOLF TOURNAMENT AT RIFLE CREEK TEES OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH A PRO-AM EVENT ON FRIDAY.