From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • COVID-19 Tech Tips Tips that will help people avoid scams, malware, & computer viruses that have exploded due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is a unique interview as it was conducted in a “virtual meeting” through the internet. http://www.kmtsaudio.com/audio/Connections/03-18-2020%20Kelly%20Thompson%20-%20COVID-19%20Tech%20Tips.mp3
    • Aspen to Parachute Schools Closed Through April 17 Following the guidelines laid out by Governor Polis on Monday, public schools from Aspen to Parachute will be closed through April 17. In a joint press release from the Aspen, Roaring Fork, RE-1 and District 16 School Districts, Kelsey Bean says standardized Colorado Department of Education assessments will also be suspended for the remainder of ...
    • Citizens Will be able to Attend Rifle City Council Meeting Remotely Citizens Will be able to Attend Rifle City Council Meeting Remotely With most if not all government buildings closed to the public as a precaution to limit the spread of COVID-19, many government agencies are looking to the internet for a solution to honor public health guidelines while still doing business and allowing community input. One ...
    • Community Support for Bonnie Fergen Bonnie Fergen was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident on March 14. Bonnie was known by so many people in the community, we thought it would be appropriate to share how you can help here. You can also make a deposit in an emergency account established in her name at any Alpine Bank.
    • Holy Cross Energy is Helping COVID-19 Victims GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Holy Cross Energy is stepping up for anyone in the valley impacted by Coronavirus.  Holy Cross President and CEO Bryan Hannegan says no one will be disconnected for non-payment. As the virus continues to spread, more people will be forced to isolate in their homes and consequently miss work and a paycheck or two. ...
    • RFTA Routes Changed During Outbreak GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Public transportation is being cut back in some areas of the valley in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority says all service to Buttermilk has ended. The Snowmass Village, Roaring Fork local and Hogback bus routes will continue to operate seven days a week but with a few service reductions ...
    • TRI-County Area Changing Testing Procedures GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Pitkin and Eagle County health officials were overrun with people wanting to get tested for Coronavirus at community testing sites last week.  That approach was scrapped after two days. Garfield County Public Health Director Yvonne Long says local hospitals in each county recommended moving beyond the broad-based approach to testing for the virus.  She ...

    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 ...