From the KMTS News Room:

    • Caution Urged Following River Deaths GUNNISON, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say two women have died in separate accidents on Colorado’s Gunnison River. The Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office says a 31-year-old woman was paddle-boarding just west of Gunnison when she fell into swift currents and got stuck in a tree in the river on Friday. She was taken to a Grand Junction hospital ...
    • Two Killed in Charter Bus Crash PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – At least one passenger on a charter bus that crashed on a Colorado interstate remains in critical condition at a Pueblo hospital. Kristina Wolf of Parkview Medical Center said Monday that a second person was listed in stable condition following Sunday’s accident. Mallory MacFarlane of Pueblo’s St. Mary Corwin Medical Center says four ...
    • Forest Service Approves County Line Project Carbondale—Roughly 33,000 acres of trees and other growth in the White River National Forest will either be intentionally burned or cut down to improve wildlife habitat and reduce the risk of a major wildfire under a recently approved plan. Aspen-Sopris District Ranger Karen Shroyer approved the County Line Project that would impact Garfield, Pitkin and ...
    • Glenwood Girl Conquers El Capitan Yosemite, CA—For 10 year old Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs, anything is possible now. Selah, along with her dad Mike and a family friend, conquered one of the world’s most challenging climbs; Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan. Not only is she in the record book as the youngest person to ever reach the ...
    • Identity of Harvey Gap Drowning Victim Released Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire, released the name of the man who drown in Harvey Gap Thursday. Glassmire says 37-year-old Justin Yenter of Silt was not wearing a personal flotation device when he was knocked overboard into the water by a sudden gust of wind Thursday afternoon. Results of toxicology tests will be used to determine whether ...
    • Colorado State Trooper Hit and Killed at Accident Scene DEER TRAIL, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado state trooper has died after being struck by a car while on the scene of an accident on Interstate 70. The Colorado state Patrol says 37-year-old Trooper William Moden was outside of his patrol car assisting with a serious injury crash when he was hit by another vehicle that ...
    • Area Veteran to be Honored with ESPY Award Glenwood Springs—She’s climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, she came within 200 meters of the summit of Mount Everest last month, she’s a world class snowboarder and she has one leg.  Sergeant Kirstie Ennis, a medically retired Marine Corps veteran lost her left leg above the knee in a helicopter crash over the Helmand Province in Afghanistan seven ...
    • Man’s Body Recovered at Harvey Gap Silt—The body of a middle-aged man was recovered from Harvey Gap just after midnight after apparently drowning. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, an emergency call went out around 7 o’clock last night.  Garfield County Search and Rescue responded to the call and was assisted by a Care Flight helicopter that flew ...
    • Forest Service Rescinds Chainsaw Use in Two Colorado Wilderness Areas DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has canceled a decision to use chain saws to clear trees killed by bark beetles in two wilderness areas in southwestern Colorado. Rocky Mountain Regional Forester Brian Ferebee announced the decision in a letter to forest supervisors Monday, citing reports of avalanches blocking trails in the Weminuche and ...
    • Study: Recreational Marijuana Leads to Fewer Medical Options PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon dropped nearly two-thirds. Alaska’s registry dropped by 63%, followed by Nevada with nearly 40% and Colorado ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • ANOTHER HONOR FOR BUFFS’ FOOTBALL COACH COLORADO’S MIKE MACINTYRE NAMED 2016 WALTER CAMP COACH OF THE YEAR   NEW HAVEN, CT – Mike MacIntyre, head coach of the University of Colorado Buffaloes, has been named the Walter Camp 2016 Coach of the Year.  The Walter Camp Coach of the Year is selected by the nation’s 129 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports ...
    • RYAN MOELLER, CU BUFFS RAKE IN POST SEASON AWARDS   MacIntyre Named Pac-12 Coach of the Year; 16 Buffs Draw All-Pac-12 Honors By: Jason Clay, Associate SID Release: November 29, 2016   MacIntyre First Coach Of The Year Since Barnett In 2004; CU’s 16 Honorees Trail USC & Washington’s 18 For Most In Pac-12   SAN FRANCISCO – Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre has been named the Pac-12 Conference Coach of the Year ...
    • SPORTS SCORES 3A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS 1Discovery Canyon48 16Skyview0 Show Details 8Conifer35 9Fort Morgan49 Show Details 4Lewis-Palmer28 13Longmont23 Show Details 5Silver Creek27 12Durango19 Show Details 3Palisade44 14Evergreen3 Show Details 6Palmer Ridge24 11Mead28 Show Details 7Holy Family47 10Rifle0 Show Details 2Pueblo East27 15Erie15 Nov 17 – 19Quarterfinals 1Discovery Canyon33 9Fort Morgan26 4Lewis-Palmer27 5Silver Creek28 3Palisade40 11Mead44 7Holy Family21 2Pueblo East41 Nov 24 – 26Semifinals G1311/26 @ 1p 1Discovery Canyon 5Silver Creek at District 20 Stadium Preview Game Show Details G1411/26 @ 1p 11Mead 2Pueblo East at Mead HS Preview Game Show Details Dec 3Final Championship G15 Winner G13 Winner G14 AP-ScorecardHere are the latest scores from Sunday’s sports ...
    • SPORTS STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT RESULTS Denver—The Coal Ridge Titans were swept this morning by the defending state champion and top seeded Eaton Reds 25-13, 25-13 and 25-21.  Coal Ridge will take on Sterling tomorrow morning at 9:30 with hopes of advancing to the consolation round. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Broomfield—The Rifle Bears travel to Broomfield to battle the Tigers ...
    • SPORTS STATE 3A FOOTBALL PLAYOFF BRACKET FRI/7:00PM:  #1 Discovery Canyon (10-0) vs #16 Skyview (6-4) FRI/7:00PM:  #8 Conifer (9-1) vs #9 Fort Morgan (9-1) FRI/7:00PM:  #4 Lewis Palmer (9-1) vs #13 Longmont (6-4) SAT/11:00AM:  #5 Silver Creek (10-0) vs #12 Durango (7-3)   FRI/7:00PM:  #3 Palisade (9-1) vs #14 Evergreen (6-4) SAT/1:00PM:  #6 Palmer Ridge (8-2) vs #11 Mead (7-3) SAT/1:00PM:  #7 Holy Family ...
    • 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 ...