From the KMTS News Room:

    • News GARCO CORONER IDENTIFIES MAN SHOT BY DEPUTIES Glenwood Springs— Garfield County Coroner Rob Glassmire identified the man who was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies who say he brandished a gun after leading them on a high-speed chase along eastbound I-70 from Parachute to Canyon Creek.  Glassmire says 45-year-old Brian  Fritze, of Parachute, died of multiple ...
    • News ARMED MAN SHOT AT CANYON CREEK AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE Glenwood Springs—It began yesterday afternoon as a domestic violence incident in Parachute.  Tragically, it ended at Canyon Creek with Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputies shooting and killing a man after a 30 mile long, 95 mile an hour chase along eastbound I-70.  According to reports from the ...
    • RFSD Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Chromebooks in the Classroom, Using New Technology To Help Student Learning GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo… From student-created websites and digital maps of explorer routes to transforming science labs and creating self-paced video tutorials for math classes, Roaring Fork School District is celebrating its one-year anniversary using Chromebooks in the classroom. The district currently has 2,767 Chromebooks. The one-year pilot program proved so successful the district is moving forward ...
    • Telephone Scammers Active in the Area Today Local residents are again receiving calls from scam artists pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service and other governmental agencies. Regardless who the scammer claims to be, the demand is always basically the same:  Go buy a bunch of gift cards and call back with the numbers.  At least one area resident actually fell for the scheme. Today, ...
    • News Parachute—A Grand Junction man was killed in a rollover accident early Sunday morning west of Parachute.  According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, 22 year old Devan Cruz Carderea was heading east on I-70 around 4-am when he lost control of his Dodge Ram pickup near mile marker 68.  Troopers say Carderea drifted off ...
    • CMC Board of Trustees votes for zero increase for in-district, bachelor’s tuition Keeps tuition among lowest in Colorado At its meeting on Monday, the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees unanimously voted in support of keeping Colorado Mountain College among the most affordable colleges in the state. Looking ahead to the 2015-16 academic year, they approved a zero increase in the tuition rate for in-district students enrolled in associate-degree-level courses: at $57 per credit ...
    • Sports Girls Basketball     Basalt 45, Aspen 36     Glenwood Springs 73, Delta 55     Moffat 53, Grand Valley 41     Palisade 43, Eagle Valley 41   Girls Basketball     Basalt 45, Aspen 36     Glenwood Springs 73, Delta 55     Moffat 53, Grand Valley 41     Palisade 43, Eagle Valley 41   DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche will host their first NHL outdoor game ...
    • News CENTENNIAL (AP) – Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say they are concerned about letting too many potential jurors go as jury selection enters its second week. Prosecutors have asked the judge not to reveal why he releases jurors, for fear of handing out a road map for others trying to avoid serving. DENVER (AP) ...
    • News CENTENNIAL (AP) – James Holmes sat quietly in the courtroom this morning as jury selection begins in his trial for the fatal shooting of 12 people in an Aurora movie theater. The jury pool now numbers 7,000 and will be winnowed down in the weeks ahead. The death penalty trial for Holmes could last until ...
    • News GREELEY (AP) – Colorado’s top oil and gas regulator says the state has about 2,000 active wells for every inspector and would need to add one inspector a year to keep up with recent trends. The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Director says Colorado’s ratio of active wells to inspectors was in the middle of ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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.