From the KMTS News Room:

    • News EAGLE (AP) – A Pueblo man who was driving drunk and speeding when he flipped his car in Avon, killing a passenger and paralyzing another, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Eagle County District Attorney’s Office says Emanuel Villeda was sentenced for the June 9 crash that killed 22-year-old Rafael Torres-Ortiz. Villeda ...
    • News DENVER (AP) – The National Weather Service is forecasting up to two feet of snow in the eastern mountains and heavy rain starting late today evening and continuing through tomorrow morning in Colorado. The storm presents a new threat of flooding on the plains, where rural roads were underwater last week. DENVER (AP) –Colorado ...
    • Hanging Lake rest area will be closed this Thursday for maintenance work GARFIELD COUNTY — On Thursday, May 21, crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the White River National Forest will be performing necessary maintenance work in order to get the Hanging Lake rest area ready for the summer season. A new shed is being erected at the rest area and a gate installed as well ...
    • News GLENWOOD SPRINGS CONFLUENCE PLANS TAKING SHAPE Glenwood Springs—Last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council approved an ordinance to ask voters for the okay to sell a piece of property near Glenwood Springs Elementary School for future development.  The council supported the concept and urged the community to get behind the project that will eventually become part ...
    • News GARCO/CRMS ROAD CONFLICT UNRESOLVED Glenwood Springs—A longstanding dispute over a small, county-owned access road running through Colorado Rocky Mountain School is still unresolved. County commissioners heard from school officials as well as people in the neighborhood about the issue during a lengthy meeting Monday afternoon. Frustrated, the commissioners decided they’ll just pay a visit to the ...
    • News GARCO SAGE GROUSE PLAN IGNORED BY FEDS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Community Development Director Fred Jarman delivered some discouraging news to the Board of Commissioners today. He says after a recent conversation with Governor Hickenlooper’s appointed sage grouse expert, John Swartout, it appears the Bureau of Land Management paid very little attention to the months-long scientific ...
    • News GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – A judge in Grand Junction has ordered a man jailed without bond pending retrial in his wife’s shooting death.After Michael Blagg’s conviction was thrown out last year, Judge David Bottger had ruled the case had reverted to its pretrial status, including the reinstatement of a $500,000 bail. Monday, Bottger said he had ...
    • News WESTERN SLOPE COAL MINING ON TRIAL Craig–A federal judge is considering a lawsuit that aims to halt the expansion of coal mining in Moffat County. Judge Brooke Jackson will hear arguments concerning two coal mines near Craig which fuel the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s nearby power plant. WildEarth Guardians is challenging the Interior ...
    • News 4-17-15 GLENWOOD NATIVE NAMED NEW MAYOR Glenwood Springs—With a 4 to 3 vote, the Glenwood Springs City Council appointed Mike Gamba as the new mayorlast night. The vote came after a few minutes of respectful discussion and other nominations. Todd Leahy, who like Gamba, ran unopposed for re-election, nominated Gamba. Leahy was voted to become ...
    • News, 4-15-15 GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – A judge in Grand Junction is expected to decide today whether a man awaiting a new trial in the shooting death of his wife will be allowed a chance to get out of jail. Michael Blagg was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/29/2010) HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ______________________ GRAND VALLEY DEFEATED RIFLE 3 GAMES TO 1. COAL RIDGE GOT PAST THE STUBBORN LONGHORNS LAST NIGHT IN BASALT, 3 GAMES TO 2.
    • High School Sports Scores, Weekend Preview Glenwoods soccer team beat the Battle Mountain Huskies yesterday, the volleyball team also won, beating Steamboat Springs and probably around the same time, in the game you heard right here on KMTS, the Glenwood Demons beat the Palisade Bulldogs 21-20 at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction. It was a great day for Basalt Sports yesterday too ...
    • GLENWOOD EDGES 2nd RANKED PALISADE, 21-20 GRAND JUNCTION (9/23/10) — A pair of 50-yard runs by Glenwood Springs quarterback Luke Jacob proved to be the difference in a stirring 21-20 fourth-quarter comeback win over the previously undefeated and second-ranked Palisade Bulldogs Thursday at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction. What is unusual about the plays by Jacob is the first one – on ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/22/2010) HIGH SCHOOL GOLF ____________________ THE RIFLE BEARS TOOK THIRD PLACE OVERALL AT THE 4A REGIONAL TOURNAMENT IN MONTROSE. THE BEARS’ DANNY BARTELS SHOT A 77 AND QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE TOURNAMENT ALONG WITH TRISTON QUIGLEY. OTHER STATE QUALIFIERS AT THE 3-A LEVEL INCLUDE, MADISON BAILEY AND MICAH ENOVITZ FROM ROARING FORK AS WELL ...
    • 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 ...