From the KMTS News Room:

    • February 7th Closures Here is the list of closures for today. We’ll add to this list as necessary. Any organization on this list has declared a snow day for today and will be closed unless otherwise indicated. All Aspen Schools are closed including, but not limited to: Aspen School District, Wildwood School, Aspen Community School, Aspen Country Day. CMC Carbondale, ...
    • February 6th & 7th Closures All Aspen Schools will be closed Friday including, but not limited to: Aspen School District, Wildwood School, Aspen Community School, Aspen Country Day. CMC Spring Valley, Glenwood Center, & Rifle classes canceled after 3:00 this afternoon. All Eagle County schools will be closed Friday. Bingo Night at the Glenwood Elks Lodge has been canceled, & the lodge is ...
    • Coronavirus Update (Graphic) Even though cases of Coronavirus have been rare in the United States, the disease continues to affect many countries worldwide. Here is a graphic from the Associated Press that shows confirmed cases and fatalities from the virus which originated in China. (function() {'use strict';window.addEventListener('message', function(event) {if (typeof event.data) {var ...
    • Former FBI Agent to Investigate Steamboat School STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The Steamboat Springs School District has hired a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to conduct an investigation into a high school’s culture related to student claims of sexual harassment or sexual assault. The district hired Jane Quimby of Quimby and Associates in Grand Junction to investigate complaints that female ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Demons Remain Perfect on Road Show in Palisade PALISADE (2/1/20) – The scripts remained the same as the Glenwood Springs boys and girls basketball teams won two more road games Saturday in Palisade. The girls quickly overcame another brief first-quarter offensive struggle as Natalya Taylor continued her sensational scoring surge, pumping in 17 points as the Lady Demons won their eighth straight, ...
    • Aspen SkiCo Raises Money for Australian Wildfire Relief Fund Aspen—The Aspen Skiing Company helped raise almost $32,000 for the Australian Wildfire Relief Fund. SkiCo launched the fundraising effort earlier this month and took donations through January 26th, Australia Day. With a $12,500 matching donation from the Family Fund, SkiCo sent a check the Australian Red Cross for $31,719.00. Over $70,000 worth of prizes were ...
    • Colorado Mountain College Tuition Hike Glenwood Springs/Vail—Tuition at Colorado College is going up in the fall. At it’s meeting Wednesday in Vail, CMC’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tuition increase of $5.00 per credit hour for in-state or in-district students.  Out-of-state students will pay an extra $13.00 per credit hour for the 2020-21 school year.  Trustees also approved new ...
    • Garfield County’s 1041 Powers Considered for Gravel, Mining Regulations Glenwood Springs—Garfield County’s authority regarding land use decisions is being questioned, tested and possibly changed.  After a special one hour meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Board of Commissioners gave the community development department it’s marching orders to revise the county’s gravel and mining regulations applying the state-approved 1041 land use powers.  The elephant in the room ...
    • American Flight Crew Lost While Fighting Australian Wildfires SYDNEY (AP) – Investigators say the tanker plane that crashed and killed its three American crew members as they fought wildfires in Australia had just dropped liquid to suppress the flames. The crew members from Montana, Arizona and Florida were identified by their Canadian employer. The deaths came during an unprecedented wildfire season that has ...
    • Privacy for Medical Marijuana Patients is at Risk SEATTLE (AP) – An internet privacy firm says it was able to access personal information of more than 30,000 medical marijuana patients, recreational pot customers or dispensary employees in several states. The privacy firm was searching for unsecured data online and says the database has now been secured. The privacy firm, vpnMentor, said in a ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Nuggets Hand Warriors 10th Straight Loss SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Malik Beasley made two free throws with 8.9 seconds left in overtime, and the short-handed Denver Nuggets handed the Golden State Warriors their 10th consecutive loss with a 134-131 victory. Will Barton had a season-high 31 points in Denver’s fifth win in six games. Nikola Jokic added 23 points, 12 rebounds ...
    • KMTS Basketball: Glenwood Teams Sweep Tigers to Open 2020 GRAND JUNCTION (1/11/20) – The rust was evident as the Glenwood Springs boys and girls basketball teams returned to action after Christmas break, and so was the reality that both Demon squads will not only contend for Western Slope League championships, but may even be the favorites after sweeping a pair of ragged games at ...
    • Fangio Encouraged by Lock’s Performances ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Broncos coach Vic Fangio likes what he has seen out of rookie quarterback Drew Lock through four games. Lock’s confidence permeates throughout the locker room and his talent is starting to surface. He’s 3-1 as a starter and given a glimpse of what could be in store down the road. Fangio ...
    • Avalanche Hang 7 on the Golden Knights in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) – Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Nazem Kadri each scored two goals, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 7-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights. Matt Nieto, Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen and Valeri Nichushkin also scored for the Avalanche. Ryan Reaves, Max Pacioretty and William Carrier scored for the Golden Knights.
    • Nuggets Continue to Win in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – Jamal Murray made two crucial baskets in the final minute to lead the Denver Nuggets over the Phoenix Suns 113-111. Murray made a 3-pointer with 27 seconds left to put the Nuggets ahead 111-108 and then made another jumper with 3.2 seconds to give them their final 113-111 lead. He finished with ...
    • High School Hockey Scores HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY Monday, December 22nd Glenwood Demons – 3       Standley Lake Gators – 1 Glenwood goals scored by: Kelton McPherson, Dylan Webster, Sean Mooney Next game…Glenwood at Woodland Park, Saturday, January 4th, 7:30 pm
    • Rifle Softball Field Renamed in Honor of Longtime Coach and Mentor Rifle—The softball field in Rifle that has seen a generation of great teams and excellent players round the bases and roam the outfield is getting a new name. After some discussion, the Rifle City Council voted unanimously to change Taughenbaugh Field to Cindy Skinner Field. Skinner is credited with introducing softball to Rifle in the ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GLENWOOD FINISHES SEASON WITH 44-0 WIN AT STEAMBOAT STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (11/8/19) – First three quarterbacks unavailable? No matter for the suddenly unstoppable ground game of the Glenwood Springs Demons, who finished their season with a third straight victory, 44-0 at Steamboat Springs. Two weeks ago, six different Demons ran for touchdowns against Battle Mountain. In Summit County a week ago, Garrett Dollahan scored ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: DEMONS CLINCH WSL SECOND PLACE IN FRIGID FRISCO FRISCO (11/4/19) – Old-fashioned, grind-it-out football triumphed over the forward pass as Glenwood Springs ran the ball 62 times for 422 yards in a 36-30 win at Summit County that insured a second place finish in the Western Slope League for the Demons (3-6, 3-1 WSL). Instead of the three-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust that was featured in mid-20th century ...
    • KMTS Football: Seniors Salute Stubler in Fitting Style GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10/25/19) – Alpha and Omega: the First and Last was celebrated by fourteen seniors on Glenwood Springs’ football team after a 45-8 win over Battle Mountain in their final home game at Nick Stubler Field. Kneeling in front of parents, students, and fans, senior co-captains Kelton McPherson, Spencer Cloud, Sam Fitzwilliams, and Elliott Walz ...