From the KMTS News Room:

    • Along with Pitkin County, Five Other Colorado Counties Issue “Stay at Home Orders”
      Stay at home orders are being imposed on more than 2 million people in five Denver area counties in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The orders covering Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas and Jefferson counties go into effect tomorrow and follow a stay at home order for Denver.
    • Lost Snowmobile Riders were Treasure Hunters
      DENVER (AP) – Two snowmobile riders from Colorado were searching for an elusive treasure when they got stranded and one died at Dinosaur National Park in Utah. The two set out from the Denver area March 17 to search for Forrest Fenn’s treasure. The eccentric New Mexico antiquities dealer claimed to have buried the treasure ...
    • Virus Outbreak & the National Parks
      CHEYENNE, Wyoming (AP) – Three of America’s best-known national parks – Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Great Smoky Mountains – closed their gates Tuesday as parks struggle to keep popular recreation areas open while struggling to prevent spreading the coronavirus at congested sites. They join a growing list of national parks that have closed from New ...
    • Eagle County Reports First COVID-19 Death
      An Eagle County man in his sixties has reportedly died from COVID-19. Eagle county authorities confirmed the death this afternoon. A press release says the man, who had underlying health conditions, died at a Denver area hospital. The death is the first in the tri-county area. As of 4 p.m. Friday, the Colorado department of public ...
    • All Future Orders from State Health Department will Automatically be in Effect in Garfield County
      In an effort to standardize and streamline the Public Health Order process, Garfield County public health officials have adopted a standing order that any further public health orders or executive orders at the state level will automatically and immediately be in effect in Garfield County. Here is the full text of the order: MARCH 20, 2020 STANDING PUBLIC ...
    • Two Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Garfield County; Total now Five
      Garfield County officials say two more cases of COVID-19 have been identified. Both new cases are affecting males, one in his 50’s the other in his 60’s. They reportedly had not had contact with each other, causing public health officials to double down on their “Social Distancing” guidelines. Both victims are recovering at home. County officials ...
    • Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Map
      Here is the Johns Hopkins University map you’ve heard us talk about on the air.  For other Coronavirus COVID-19 information, visit our COVID-19 page. Additional information is also available from Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center.
    • City of Glenwood and Valley View Hospital Online Forum
      The City of Glenwood Springs and Valley View Hospital will be hosting a live community forum to address some community and health issues 11-11.30 AM Friday March 20, 2020. The live forum can be viewed at the City’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GlenwoodSpringsCO/ The community is invited to ask questions for Glenwood Springs mayor, Jonathan Godes, and Dr ...
    • Coronavirus Claims a Third Victim in Colorado
      COLORADO SPRINGS—(AP) – Health officials in Colorado say a man in his 60s has died of the coronavirus. A spokeswoman for El Paso County Public Health said today the man had been in contact with a woman in her 80s who was the first person in the state to die of the virus. The woman ...
    • Third Case of Coronavirus in Garfield County
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Garfield County’s third positive case of COVID-19 has been reported. According to the county health department, the patient is a man in his 20’s. Health officials say he is recovering at home in isolation while information is gathered to identify anyone who may have had contact with him. The health department says this is ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • World Cup Giant Slalom at Beaver Creek
      BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) – Stefan Luitz of Germany used a powerful finish to capture a World Cup giant slalom at Beaver Creek, Colorado, to end Austrian standout Marcel Hirscher’s five-race winning streak in the discipline. Luitz finished in a combined time of 2 minutes, 36.38 seconds as he edged Hirscher by 0.14 seconds to ...
    • Air Force Ladies fall to the Ladies Golden Gophers
      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kenisha Bell scored 27 points, Destiny Pitts added 16 and No. 20 Minnesota turned back Air Force 67-50. Pitts had seven points in a late 16-0 run that kept the Golden Gophers (7-0) under first-year coach and former start player Lindsay Whalen.
    • CU Women loose first game to Miami
      CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Laura Cornelius hit four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points, Beatrice Mompremier added 15 and No. 21 Miami handed Colorado its first loss 73-58. Cornelius hit a jumper in the final minute of the first half to give the Hurricanes (7-2) at 31-29 lead.
    • Avalanche & Red Wings Re-new Their Rivalry
      DETROIT (AP) – Semyon Varlamov made 24 saves for his 24th career shutout and first of the season in the Colorado Avalanche’s 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings. The Avalanche stretched their point streak to 11 games and have won seven of their last eight.
    • Bronco’s Lindsay has a Career Day in Cincinnati
      CINCINNATI (AP) – Rookie Phillip Lindsay ran for a career-high 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Denver Broncos adapted to a windy afternoon and got their third straight victory, 24-10 over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Broncos have emerged from their bye week and knocked off the Chargers, the Steelers and the Bengals ...
    • Sports Scores
      NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final Detroit 115 N-Y Knicks 108 Final Atlanta 115 Miami 113 Final Toronto 122 Memphis 114 Final Denver 117 L.A. Lakers 85 Final Indiana 109 Phoenix 104 — NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final OT Buffalo 3 San Jose 2 Final Ottawa 4 Philadelphia 3 Final Anaheim 3 Tampa Bay 1 Final Carolina 2 Montreal 1 Final Pittsburgh 4 Winnipeg 3 Final Vegas 8 Chicago 3 Final Colorado ...
    • National Sports
      JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette’s appeal of a one-game suspension for fighting has been denied, meaning he will sit out Sunday’s game against Indianapolis. Fournette was suspended without pay for leaving the sideline, running across the field and punching Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson this past Sunday in Buffalo. ...
    • Colorado Sports
      DENVER (AP) – Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley had 20 points apiece, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to their biggest victory ever over the Los Angeles Lakers, a 117-85 rout. The 32-point margin surpassed a 29-point win in 1993. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, Semyon Varlamov made 36 saves and the ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: BEARS UNABLE TO OVERCOME EARLY DEFICIT, FALL 21-14 IN QUARTERFINALS
      WINDSOR (11/10/18) – A pick-six interception on Rifle’s first possession and a failed fourth-down try on the next led to two first-quarter touchdowns for Resurrection Christian, which held on for a 21-14 quarterfinal win over the Bears played at Windsor High School Saturday. Trailing 14-0 with 2:28 to go in the first period, on their third ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: RIFLE ADVANCES IN STATE 2A FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS, GLENWOOD AWAITS 3A BRACKETS
      RIFLE (11/3/18) – In an on-field interview prior to Rifle’s 27-0 first round 2A playoff win over Eaton, coach Zac Lemon of the Reds responded to a question on how to stop the Bears: “It’s hard to find an answer for teams that ‘Do what we do, and do it better than you.’” For most of ...