From the KMTS News Room:

    • Another Rafter Lost on Colorado’s Rivers
      FORT COLLINS (AP) – A Colorado man is missing after being thrown from his raft on the Poudre River. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office says 57-year-old David L. Smith of Fort Collins was rafting with a 46-year-old man and his 13-year-old son on Saturday when their raft came out from under them. More than 20 ...
    • Experienced Racer Looses his Life on the Pikes Peak Hill Climb
      COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – A prominent motorcycle racer has died after he crashed near the finish line of an event he had won four times. 36 years old  Carlin Dunne of Santa Barbara, California died Sunday at the 97th Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Dunne crashed his 2019 Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype. A reporter ...
    • Colorado Paddle Boarder Swept Away over the Weekend
      BUENA VISTA(AP) – A man who was paddle boarding on Colorado’s Arkansas River is dead after being swept away in the swift water. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says 40-year-old Michael Robert James of Boulder fell off his paddle board in Buena Vista’s river park and was unable to get back on Saturday. Other boaters ...
    • STEM School Charter gets Renewed
      HIGHLANDS RANCH (AP) – A Colorado school board has agreed to conditionally renew for five years the charter of a school where a shooting killed one student and wounded eight others. The contract approved Saturday by the Douglas County Board of Education and STEM School Highlands Ranch officials comes hours before the school’s charter was ...
    • Missing Deputy Found Dead in his Vehicle
      “… it was not the outcome we had all been hoping and praying for…” Eagle county officials confirm missing deputy was found deceased in his vehicle. More information here: https://t.co/ra98voB923
    • Highway 6 Project Starts Monday
      New Castle—A month-long road project along Highway 6 between Rifle and New Castle begins on Monday.  A 7.3 million dollar chip seal treatment will begin just east of City Market in New Castle, ending at Antlers, a little east of Rifle.  Crews with Grand River Construction of Glenwood Springs will remove the old striping and ...
    • Tipton, Bennet, Gardner Respond to Postal Complaints
      Washington, D.C.—Lousy customer service, bad website information and missing packages….those are some of the biggest complaints about a handful of post offices in Colorado mountain towns including Snowmass and Eagle. The grievances got the attention of Colorado’s congressional leaders who are united in demanding an explanation.  Congressman Scott Tipton along with Senators Michael Bennet and ...
    • Day Four of Search for Eagle County Deputy
      Gypsum—The search for a missing Eagle County Sheriff’s Deputy is intensifying on this the fourth day since his disappearance.  26 year old Tayler Esslinger, a corrections officer and volunteer fireman, has been missing since early Tuesday morning.  The Eagle Valley native was last seen that day driving a black, 2011 Dodge pickup with firefighter license ...
    • Identity of Woman Killed in Friday’s Crash Released
      Silt—The woman who was killed in a head-on collision near Silt last Friday afternoon has been identified. Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says 71 year old Sandra McDowell of Grand Junction died of blunt force injuries in the horrific, three-vehicle crash. According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, McDowell’s husband was driving eastbound on ...
    • Rifle Man Found Guilty of Vehicular Homicide
      Rifle—A Rifle man is facing a long time in prison for the December 2017 DUI rollover crash that killed two of his best friends.  After deliberating for over four hours last night, the jury found 41 year old Cody Christopher guilty on all six charges against him including two counts of vehicular homicide. According to ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS Basketball: HORNING TOPS 1,000; LADY HUSKIES BREAK THROUGH
      EDWARDS (1/8/16) – It was a night for milestones, and like all such events, some were sweet and others bitter. For Cam Horning, the frosting on his Glenwood Springs team’s 64-54 victory at Battle Mountain came two minutes after halftime when his 3-pointer brought his four-year, career total to 1,000 points scored. ...
    • SPORTS
      HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL GIRLS Grand Junction Central Warriors—36    Rifle Bears—-34 BOYS Grand Junction Central—50       Rifle—-40 Olathe—The Grand Valley Cardinals travel to Olathe tonight to take on the Pirates.  The girl’s game tips off at 5:30 and the boys contest will follow at 7. NFL / DENVER BRONCOS Englewood— Peyton Manning will start for the Denver Broncos in the playoffs.  Coach Gary Kubiak ...
    • SPORTS
      HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL GIRLS Coal Ridge—50     Basalt—41 BOYS Coal Ridge—-63    Basalt—-41 GAMES TONIGHT Rifle plays at Grand Junction Central at 6 and 7:30 NHL DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche bolstered their blue line by claiming defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk on waivers Tuesday from Columbus.The addition of Bodnarchuk comes a day after the Avalanche had defenseman Erik Johnson suffer a lower-body injury in the ...
    • SPORTS SCORES
          NATIONAL  FOOTBALL  LEAGUEFinal          Cincinnati          24    Baltimore          16Final          Detroit                24    Chicago              20Final          Houston                30    Jacksonville      6Final          Miami                    20    New  England      10Final          New  Orleans        20    Atlanta              17Final          Buffalo                22    N-Y  Jets            17Final          Philadelphia      35    N-Y  Giants        30Final          Pittsburgh          28    Cleveland          12Final          Indianapolis      30    Tennessee          24Final          Washington          34    Dallas                23Final          Kansas  City        23    Oakland              17Final          Denver                  27    ...
    • SPORTS SCORES
      AP-Scorecard     Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events:          NATIONAL  BASKETBALL  ASSOCIATION      Final          Orlando              100    Brooklyn              93      Final          L-A  Clippers    122    Charlotte          117      Final          L-A  Lakers        112    Boston                104      Final          Toronto                94    Washington          91      Final  OT    Chicago              102    Indiana              100      Final          Minnesota            94    Utah                      80      Final          Dallas                114    Golden  State      91      Final          San  ...
    • SPORTS
      AP-CO–Sports Right Now,958Latest Colorado sports    CAVALIERS-NUGGETS DENVER (AP) – LeBron James scored 34 points on the eve of his 31st birthday, Iman Shumpert added a season-high 16 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Denver Nuggets 93-87 on Tuesday night.     Kevin Love had eight points and 14 rebounds to help Cleveland finish off a four-game West ...
    • SPORTS
      BRONCOS WIN OVERTIME THRILLER, PLAYOFF BOUND DENVER (AP) – The Denver Broncos are headed to the playoffs with last night’s 20-17 overtime win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Denver can earn the top seed in the AFC with a win over San Diego and a loss by New England at Miami next weekend. DENVER (AP) – Last ...
    • SPORTS
                NATIONAL  FOOTBALL  LEAGUE      Final          Atlanta              20    Carolina              13      Final          Chicago              26    Tampa  Bay            21      Final          Kansas  City      17    Cleveland            13      Final          Buffalo              16    Dallas                    6      Final          Houston              34    Tennessee              6      Final          Indianapolis    18    Miami                    12      Final  OT    N-Y  Jets            26    New  England        20      Final          Baltimore          20    Pittsburgh          17      Final          Detroit              32    San  Francisco    17      ...
    • KMTS Basketball: Glenwood Sweeps Delta in League Openers
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS (12/18/15) – The Glenwood Springs Lady Demons, after a 16-4 2014-15 season lost all five starters to graduation. A young and inexperienced team struggled mightily through the pre-season, but first-year coach Rhonda Moser stressed fundamentals and improvement as the Demons lost four of five games, including a 50-point thrashing by Centauri and ...
    • SPORTS SUNDAY SCORES
      Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalCarolina38Atlanta0 FinalPhiladelphia23Buffalo20 FinalSt. Louis21Detroit14 FinalJacksonville51Indianapolis16 FinalNew Orleans24Tampa Bay17 FinalPittsburgh33Cincinnati20 FinalKansas City10San Diego3 FinalCleveland24San Francisco10 FinalSeattle35Baltimore6 FinalN-Y Jets30Tennessee8 FinalWashington24Chicago21 FinalOakland15Denver12 FinalGreen Bay28Dallas7 FinalNew England27Houston6 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalPhoenix108Minnesota101 FinalMiami100Memphis97 FinalToronto96Philadelphia76 Final OTOklahoma City104Utah98 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalN-Y Islanders4New Jersey0 FinalColorado3St. Louis1 FinalChicago4Vancouver0 TOP-25 COLLEGE ...