From the KMTS News Room:

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      SMOKE FROM NW FIRES SPREADS, PROMPTS FRONT RANGE HEALTH WARNINGS Glenwood Springs—A health advisory has been expanded to the front range due to the smoke from the wildfires in the northwest.  The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says people with respiratory problems or a heart condition to remain indoors if the smoke gets heavy.  ...
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      . GREATER SAGE GROUSE GRANT AWARDED TO NEVADA Reno, Nevada—A 2 million dollar grant to keep the Greater Sage Grouse off the endangered or threatened species list has been awarded to Nevada by the Pentagon.  The money will help pay for habitat restoration under thousands of square miles of U.S. Navy training airspace.  Nevada Governor ...
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      RIFLE COUNCIL CANDIDATE’S FORUM TONIGHT Rifle—Seven candidates are vying for five open seats on the Rifle City Council.  Tonight, citizens will have the chance to learn more about those running for office and where they stand on various issues.  The candidates are Theresa Hamilton, Dana Wood, Annick Pruett, Aaron Flesch, Brent Buss, Joe Elliot and ...
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      WASHINGTON (AP) – The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is investigating the cause of a massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine that unleashed 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater. The inspector general’s office said the investigation also will focus on the EPA’s response to the Aug. 5 spill from the defunct ...
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      ANIMAS RIVER SPILL DURANGO The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says significant progress is being made as water quality appears to be improving in a major Southwest river system that was contaminated by millions of gallons of toxic mine sludge. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Thursday that the latest testing results show improvements ...
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      GLENWOOD SPRINGS BIKE MYSTERY Glenwood Springs—If your bicycle was stolen recently, the Glenwood Springs police department may have it.  20 bikes have been left around town in the last month but according to the Glenwood Springs Police Department, no thefts have been reported. Police Chief Terry Wilson says the department is trying to return the bikes ...
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      GLENWOOD SPRINGS –Officials with the White River National Forest trying to deal with overcrowding at Hanging Lake by enforcing regulations while ensuring visitors still have good time. Forest Service spokesman Bill Kight says 80,000 people have made the hike to the lake already this year, up from 50,000 for the same period in 2014. Efforts ...
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      GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say two people were injured when their car crashed into a cow on Highway 82 near the Catherine Store intersection. The Colorado State Patrol says the car hit the cow about half  hour before sunrise Tuesday. The cow was killed. Investigators say the 51-year-old driver from Basalt and a ...
    • Death Sentence Still on the Table for James Holmes
      CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial has again declined to rule out the death penalty as it moves toward sentencing James Holmes. Jurors said Monday that Holmes’ lawyers haven’t presented a strong enough case to ...
    • Shel Will “Pinch Hit” Final Summer of Music Concert
      Yesterday morning, Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts Executive Director Christina Brusig received a phone call concert promoters hate;  Their headliner for the final Summer of Music performance of the year can’t make it.  Apparently the Groovetrotters’ tour bus broke down in Wisconsin and they won’t be able to perform tomorrow night. Fortunately, a local (sort of) solution ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (10/01/2010)
      SOFTBALL __________ RIFLE BEAT GRAND VALLEY 15 TO 13. BASALT EDGED DELTA 6 TO 5. SOCCER ________ GLENWOOD LOST TO BATTLE MOUNTAIN 1 TO NOTHING. RIFLE DEFEATED GRAND VALLEY 4 TO 1. COAL RIDGE BLANKED ASPEN 2 – ZIP. BASALT BEAT ROARING FORK 5 TO 1. VOLLEYBALL ____________ GLENWOOD FELL TO PALISASDE 3 GAMES TO 1. ...
    • FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (09/30/2010)
      HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL ____________________________ THE GLENWOOD LADY DEMONS HAVE A TOUGH HOME MATCH TONIGHT AGAINST THE PALISADE BULLDOGS AT 6:30. RIFLE WELCOMES ROARING FORK TO THE BEAR’S DEN TONIGHT AT 6. SOFTBALL __________ RIFLE PLAYS AT GRAND VALLEY AT 5 O’CLOCK. SOCCER ________ GLENWOOD TRAVELS TO EDWARDS FOR A CONFERENCE SHOWDOWN WITH BATTLE MOUNTAIN. THE GAME STARTS AT 6. ...
    • Glenwood Leaps Over Palisade in State Football Rankings
      PALISADE (9/23/10) — A pair of 50-yard runs by Glenwood quarterback Luke Jacob not only keyed the team’s 21-20 fourth-quarter comeback win at Palisade Friday, but also launched the Demons back into the top ten 3A state rankings. Since posting back-to-back undefeated regular seasons in 2007-2008, GSHS has lived in the state’s top ten, but a ...
    • 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 ...