From the KMTS News Room:

    • Colorado Reinsurance Bill in Trouble DENVER (AP) – Colorado Senators Bob Rankin and Kerry Donovan are working frantically on a bill to cut rural health insurance premiums by having the state help private insurers. But the reinsurance bill has been drastically changed. The reinsurance bill faces tough odds with the session scheduled to end May 3. If it passes the ...
    • Former Colorado University Football Coach Going to Jail BOULDER (AP) – A former assistant football coach for the University of Colorado has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for assaulting his ex-girlfriend.  Joe Tumpkin was sentenced in Broomfield District Court on Thursday after he pleaded guilty in February to misdemeanor assault. Tumpkin and his attorneys declined to comment following the sentencing hearing ...
    • Potential Legal Battles Loom Over Oil & Gas Bill DENVER (AP) – Opponents of a new Colorado oil and gas law that puts public safety ahead of production are dropping an attempt to overturn it this year. They said Thursday that they may try in 2020. They had planned to ask voters this November to repeal and replace the law, but the Colorado secretary ...
    • Horrific, Fiery Crash Closes I-70 in West Denver LAKEWOOD (AP) – A truck driver blamed for causing a deadly pileup involving over two dozen vehicles near Denver has been arrested on vehicular homicide charges. Lakewood police spokesman Ty Countryman said today  there’s no indication that drugs or alcohol played a role in Thursday’s crash on Interstate 70. He said investigators are looking at ...
    • Mesa County Man may get a New Trial GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Prosecutors in Mesa County plan to appeal a ruling overturning the conviction of a man found guilty in the bludgeoning deaths of a woman and her daughter in 1996.  Verle Mangum, was 17 at the time of the killings in Clifton. District Court Judge James Boyd ruled that Mangum should get ...
    • Magazine Capacity is in the State Supreme Court Again DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s highest court is set to decide whether a law banning gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds violates a person’s state constitutional right to bear arms. The Denver Post reports that the Colorado Supreme Court announced Monday that it would hear the case, which stems from a 2016 lawsuit by ...
    • Bill for State Run Health Care Moves On DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s House has sent to the governor a bill to develop a state-run health insurance option. The bill directs state agencies to recommend a plan to compete with private insurance plans and those offered on Colorado’s health care exchange.
    • National Monument Designated as One of the Best Places to be in the Dark JENSEN, Utah (AP) – A national monument known for dinosaur fossils has also been named one of the world’s best places to view the stars. Officials at Dinosaur National Monument say the landmark has been designated an International Dark Sky Park for its “exceptional quality of natural darkness.” The monument straddling the Utah-Colorado border is ...
    • Rocky Mountain Resources/Garfield County Meeting Tonight Glenwood Springs—Company officials operating the quarry in West Glenwood Springs are preparing to get an earful of complaints from citizens at tonight’s public meeting.  Several people are expected to sign up to testify before the Garfield County Board of Commissioners regarding Rocky Mountain Resources’ alleged violations of the current Special Use Permit.  The county’s community ...
    • State Says More Well Inspections will Lead to Cleaner Air DACONO (AP) – The latest data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment show that state inspections of oil and gas sites may spur significant improvement in air quality. State health officials inspected about 2,000 oil and gas operations across Colorado last year and found leaks of heat-trapping methane and volatile organic ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The Glenwood Demons split with the Montrose Indians in the opening games of the demon invitational last night.  The Lady Demons lost 44-23 while the Glenwood boys came away with a 71-62 victory.  Senior Cam Horning led all scorers with 21 points.  Tonight, glenwood battles 3A powerhouse, Faith Christian at 6:30 ...
    • SPORTS BC-FBN–NFL Expanded Glance National Football League Expanded Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST AMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv New England1020.8333752476-1-04-1-07-1-03-1-04-0-0 N.Y. Jets750.5832952484-2-03-3-05-4-02-1-02-2-0 Buffalo660.5002962783-3-03-3-06-5-00-1-03-2-0 Miami570.4172403002-3-03-4-03-6-02-1-00-5-0 South WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Indianapolis660.5002593053-3-03-3-04-4-02-2-03-0-0 Houston660.5002532644-2-02-4-04-4-02-2-02-1-0 Jacksonville480.3332753413-3-01-5-04-6-00-2-01-3-0 Tennessee390.2502452961-6-02-3-01-7-02-2-01-3-0 North WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Cincinnati1020.8333341965-1-05-1-08-1-02-1-04-0-0 Pittsburgh750.5833112405-2-02-3-04-4-03-1-01-2-0 Baltimore480.3332722912-3-02-5-03-6-01-2-02-2-0 Cleveland2100.1672163471-5-01-5-02-8-00-2-01-4-0 West WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Denver1020.8332692104-1-06-1-06-2-04-0-03-1-0 Kansas City750.5833212403-2-04-3-06-2-01-3-03-1-0 Oakland570.4172843142-4-03-3-05-4-00-3-01-2-0 San Diego390.2502473242-5-01-4-02-6-01-3-00-3-0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayNFCAFCDiv Washington570.4172572865-2-00-5-05-4-00-3-02-2-0 Philadelphia570.4172783022-3-03-4-03-6-02-1-02-2-0 N.Y. Giants570.4173072963-3-02-4-04-5-01-2-02-3-0 Dallas480.3332232771-5-03-3-03-7-01-1-03-2-0 South ...
    • SPORTS Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalArizona27St. Louis3 FinalTampa Bay23Atlanta19 FinalMiami15Baltimore13 FinalCincinnati37Cleveland3 FinalBuffalo30Houston21 FinalTennessee42Jacksonville39 Final OTN-Y Jets23N-Y Giants20 Final OTSan Francisco26Chicago20 FinalSeattle38Minnesota7 FinalDenver17San Diego3 FinalKansas City34Oakland20 FinalCarolina41New Orleans38 FinalPhiladelphia35New England28 FinalPittsburgh45Indianapolis10 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalMemphis95Phoenix93 FinalDallas116Washington104 FinalGolden State114Brooklyn98 FinalDetroit111L-A Lakers91 FinalOklahoma City98Sacramento95 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalCarolina5Arizona4 FinalChicago3Winnipeg1 FinalNew Jersey4Florida2 ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES Girls Ignacio….45       Glenwood…..24 Coal Ridge…37   Delta…….26 Boys Glenwood….64    Centauri….54  (Cam Horning—34 points) Delta….55       Coal Ridge…..51   NUGGETS-RAPTORS TORONTO (AP) — Will Barton came off the bench to score 22 points and Danilo Gallinari added another 21 as the Denver Nuggets stopped an eight-game losing streak, beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 Thursday night.Denver avoided its first nine-game losing streak since ...
    • SPORTS KMTS 2015-16 BASKETBALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE Thursday      Dec. 10th     Montrose @ Glenwood                      6 / 7:30 Friday            Dec. 11th     Faith Christian @  Glenwood            6:30 / 8   Saturday       Dec. 12th     Rifle @  Palisade                                 6 / 7:30 Friday            Dec. 18th     Delta @ Glenwood                              6 / 7:30 Tuesday        Dec. 22nd    Rifle / Coal Ridge @ Pepsi ...
    • SCORES FinalDallas24Miami14 FinalDenver17Chicago15 FinalIndianapolis24Atlanta21 FinalHouston24N-Y Jets17 FinalDetroit18Oakland13 FinalBaltimore16St. Louis13 FinalTampa Bay45Philadelphia17 FinalCarolina44Washington16 FinalKansas City33San Diego3 FinalGreen Bay30Minnesota13 FinalSeattle29San Francisco13 FinalArizona34Cincinnati31 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalToronto91L-A Clippers80 FinalBrooklyn111Boston101 FinalNew Orleans122Phoenix116 FinalOklahoma City117Dallas114 FinalGolden State118Denver105 FinalPortland107L-A Lakers93 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalCarolina4Los Angeles3 FinalSan Jose5Columbus3 FinalMontreal4N-Y Islanders2 FinalNew Jersey3Vancouver2 TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Final( 5) Duke86Georgetown84 Final( 6) Virginia83George Mason66 Final(11) ...
    • COLORADO SPORTS BRONCOS-BEARS Osweiler throws for 2 TDs, Broncos beat Bears 17-15 CHICAGO (AP) — Brock Osweiler threw for two touchdowns while starting for the injured Peyton Manning, and the Denver Broncos stopped Jeremy Langford on a 2-point conversion run in the final minute to beat the Chicago Bears 17-15 on Sunday.Langford scored on a 2-yard run ...
    • SPORTS BRONCOS-MANNING INJURY Kubiak benches Peyton Manning for Bears game ENGLEWOOD (AP) — Peyton Manning won’t suit up against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak is going with backup Brock Osweiler as he tries to get his 39-year-old quarterback healthy.Kubiak said he met with Manning on Monday morning and told him of his ...
    • SPORTS MANNING MAY BE DONE FOR A WHILE ENGLEWOOD. (AP) — Peyton Manning has a partially torn plantar fascia in his right foot, according to a person familiar with the situation.Manning has a tear in the thick tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes and creates the arch of the foot.It’s uncertain how long — ...
    • SPORTS AP-Scorecard Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalCarolina27Tennessee10 FinalChicago37St. Louis13 FinalPittsburgh30Cleveland9 FinalTampa Bay10Dallas6 FinalDetroit18Green Bay16 FinalJacksonville22Baltimore20 FinalMiami20Philadelphia19 FinalWashington47New Orleans14 FinalMinnesota30Oakland14 FinalKansas City29Denver13 FinalNew England27N-Y Giants26 FinalArizona39Seattle32 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalNew York95New Orleans87 FinalMemphis114Minnesota106 FinalCharlotte106Portland94 FinalUtah97Atlanta96 FinalBoston100Oklahoma City85 FinalSacramento107Toronto101 FinalL-A Lakers97Detroit85 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalN-Y Rangers4Toronto3 FinalChicago4Calgary1