From the KMTS News Room:

    • Boulder Police Close Investigation due to Test Equipment Interference BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Police have closed their investigation into whether several female students at the University of Colorado were drugged at parties because of a problem with blood samples taken from some of the alleged victims. Blood samples were taken from three of the six women who believed they were drugged on Oct. 17 ...
    • Dog Survives on it’s Own for Three Months DENVER (AP) – A Colorado dog is back home after surviving in and around a mountain town for over three months.  Prince escaped after owner Kari Yarbrough of Colorado Springs was in a car crash near Buena Vista on Oct. 22 and she was taken to jail failing to appear at court hearing. She searched ...
    • Aggressive Mountain Lions have been Caught (AP) – Wildlife officials have trapped and killed five mountain lions near Glenwood Springs after residents reported aggressive behavior by the predators.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials trapped and killed the mountain lions last month.  Area wildlife manager Perry Will says four of the animals were believed to be a mother and her grown kittens. ...
    • Water Managers Working to Complete Drought Plan Flagstaff, AZ—Water managers in Arizona and California say they’re confident they’ll get the work done needed to complete a drought plan. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said Friday that the two states missed a federal deadline to finish the plan to combat a shrinking supply of Colorado River water. Arizona passed legislation Thursday approving the authorization of ...
    • Governor says Full Day Kindergarten will not be Temporary DENVER (AP) – Gov. Jared Polis says he’s confident the state can ensure full-day kindergarten funding in the years ahead. Polis told the Joint Education Committee on Wednesday that saving reserve funds for schools, higher local property taxes and dedicated work by legislators will ensure that instituting full-day funding won’t be a temporary experiment.
    • Craig’s Christmas Eve Fire Appears to have been Started by the Fire’s Victim CRAIG (AP) – Authorities believe a Colorado boy who died in a Christmas Eve fire at his house likely sparked the blaze himself.  Police Capt. Bill Leonard says materials found in the bedroom of 3-year-old Lane Ernest Cullen in Craig suggest he had been playing with fire.  He said the case is being sent to ...
    • Colorado Income Tax Reduction has been Rejected DENVER (AP) – Senate Democrats have rejected a GOP proposal to reduce Colorado’s individual and corporate income tax rate. The proposal, sponsored by Republican Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg and Rep. Rod Pelton, had won initial support in a tweet from Colorado’s new Democratic governor, Jared Polis.
    • Former Colorado Dentist Pleads Guilty FRISCO (AP) – A former Colorado dentist accused of illegally distributing prescriptions for sedatives and painkillers has pleaded guilty.  42-year-old Bonifacio Guillena pleaded guilty Monday in a Summit County court to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. A former employee at Guillena’s dental practice in Silverthorne told police in March 2018 that Guillena ...
    • Clean Up Continues Near Parachute Parachute– Two recent leaks from oil and gas facilities near Parachute has crews busy doing clean up.  A buried natural gas gathering line owned by Bargath,  ruptured last week north of Parachute.  Williams says its surface water monitoring results indicate it has stopped contaminants from continuing to reach Parachute Creek.  According to the Colorado Oil and ...
    • Fewer Students Enrolled in Colorado Public Schools DENVER (AP) – Colorado public schools recorded their smallest increase in student numbers in nearly 30 years. According to figures released by the state department of education 1,256 more preschool through 12th grade students were counted in October 2018 than the previous year for a total statewide enrollment of over 911,500 students. The increase from the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS STATE 3A VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE (Denver Coliseum) The Class 3A State volleyball tournament bracket with three-time defending state champion Eaton earning the number one seed as expected.   POOL 1 #1 Eaton #8 Sterling #12 Coal Ridge POOL 2 #2 Valley #7 Middle Park #11 Platte Valley POOL 3 #3 Colorado Springs Christian #6 Resurrection Christian #10 Delta POOL 4 #4 University #5 Bayfield #9 Pagosa Springs   FRIDAY SCHEDULE (matches begin at 8:00am with ...
    • 2016 CHSAA 3A State Football Bracket 2016 CHSAA State Football Playoffs CHSAA 3A Football Playoffs(function(d){var mp = d.createElement('script'),h=d.getElementsByTagName('head');mp.type='text/javascript';mp.async=true;mp.src='http://www.maxpreps.com/includes/js/widget/widget.compressed.js';h.appendChild(mp);})(document);
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Seniors Earn Third with Final Home Win, 33-6 over Eagle GLENWOOD SPRINGS (11/4/16) – Long after eleven senior Glenwood Springs football players had knelt in front of the home stands, surrounded by teammates, coaches and cheerleaders and sung the school fight song for the last time along with classmates, friends, and family, Burley Quoetone, remained on one knee, head bowed, where the red, black, and ...
    • SPORTS 2016 CHSAA State Football Playoffs – CHSAA 2A Football Playoffs Nov 3 – 5Round 1 G1 1La Junta 16University G211/5 @ 1p 8Basalt 9D’Evelyn G311/5 @ 1p 4Sterling 13Manitou Springs G4 5Bayfield 12Florence G5 3The Classical Academy 14Alamosa G611/5 @ 2p 6Kent Denver 11Weld Central @ Kent Denver Show Details G7 7Faith Christian 10Delta G811/4 @ 7p 2Resurrection Christian 15Platte Valley @ Fossil Ridge High School Nov 10 – 12Quarterfinals G9 Winner G1 Winner G2 G10 Winner G3 Winner G4 G11 Winner G5 Winner G6 G12 Winner G7 Winner G8 Nov 17 – 19Semifinals G13 Winner G9 Winner G10 G14 Winner G11 Winner ...
    • SPORTS SCORES AP-Scorecard Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: — INTERLEAGUE Final Chi Cubs 3 Cleveland 2 — NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final L.A. Clippers 88 Utah 75 Final San Antonio 106 Miami 99 Final Golden State 106 Phoenix 100 Final Detroit 98 Milwaukee 83 Final Oklahoma City 113 L.A. Lakers 96 Final OT Memphis 112 Washington 103 Final Houston 93 Dallas 92 — NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final Buffalo 3 Winnipeg ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Rifle Goal-line Stand Holds off Demons, 27-21 RIFLE (10/28/16) – The script was advancing perfectly for Glenwood to upset Rifle’s Western Slope League championship hopes – until the Bears stopped Easton Gaddis at the one yard line with 17 seconds to hold on to a 27-21 see-saw victory one week before their showdown at Palisade. Maybe the Bears were looking ahead to that ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GADDIS’ BIG PLAYS SHOCK SUMMIT IN CLOSING MINUTES GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10/21/16) – “I saw the high snap, the ball in the air, timed it right and just took off,” Glenwood’s Easton Gaddis said of his 97-yard fumble recovery touchdown run that drained the drama out of what had been a close contest and led to a 39-15 Demon victory over Summit. The Tigers (2-6, ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Balanced Attack Leads Glenwood over Huskies, 38-20 EDWARDS(10/14/16) – With a triple-threat ground game and Jake Townsley passing for nearly two hundred yards, the Glenwood Demons evened their league record at 1-1, easily defeating Battle Mountain, 38-20. Sophomore Luke Gair emerged as more than just the receiving and kick return threat he had been through the first six games of the season, dashing ...
    • SPORTS BRONCOS LOSE SECOND STRAIGHT SAN DIEGO (AP) – Philip Rivers threw for 178 yards and one touchdown, passing Hall of Famer Dan Fouts to become San Diego’s career passing leader, and the Chargers held off the Denver Broncos 21-13 on Thursday night. The victory may have saved embattled coach Mike McCoy’s job. ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS… CLEVELAND (AP) – ...
    • KMTS Football: GLENWOOD EXCEEDS 2015 WIN TOTAL GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/30/16) – After raising expectations with an impressive 30-6 Homecoming victory over Pueblo Central and doubling last season’s win total, Glenwood Springs will open Western Slope League play at Palisade on Thursday. Two weeks ago the Demons (2-3) matched their single victory in 2015 with a 48-7 thrashing of Steamboat Springs, which dropped down ...