From the KMTS News Room:

    • Somber Weekend for Columbine Survivors LITTLETON (AP) – Dawn Anna, the mother of Columbine High School victim Lauren Townsend, says much has changed in 20 years, leaving those most affected by the shootings “weaker in some places, but hopefully we’re stronger in most of them.” She spoke at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the shooting. The memorial ended ...
    • Garfield County Commissioners to Hold Quarry Meeting on Monday Glenwood Springs—An important public meeting about the controversial quarry expansion plans in West Glenwood Springs is being held Monday night.  The location has been moved from the Hotel Colorado to Glenwood Springs Middle School.  The Garfield County Board of Commissioners will review alleged violations of the current use permit for Rocky Mountain Resources.  Public testimony ...
    • New Oil & Gas Commission Director Discusses New Law Rifle—Reasonable and necessary.  To many in the oil and gas industry in Colorado that term implies “you’re about to be punished but it’ll be fair.” To Jeff Robbins, the new director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, ‘reasonable and necessary’ means a fresh start for a multi-billion dollar industry that has managed to ...
    • Johnatan Godes, Shelly Kaup Elected Glenwood Springs Mayor, & Mayor Pro Tem Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs City Councilman Jonathan Godes is now pounding the gavel as the new mayor.  Shelly Kaup is the Mayor Pro Tem.  After nominations and three rounds of council voting, Godes received four votes to Kaup’s three. Rick Voorhees was the third nominee. Shortly after moving to the center seat, the first official action ...
    • Spring Cleanup Underway Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs residents will be busy for the next few weeks cleaning out some of their old junk.  The annual spring cleanup begins today and zone by zone will run through May 17th.  One pickup load per residence can be placed on the curb with non-hazardous materials only. The city will not accept paint, ...
    • Silt Mayor Headed to Washington D.C. for Conference Silt—Mr. Richel goes to Washington.  Silt Mayor Keith Richel will be in the nation’s capitol this week to talk about economic development. Richel was invited to take part in an Opportunity Zone conference by Deputy Intergovernmental Affairs Director William F. Crozer.  The town of Silt received the special designation last year as an opportunity zone ...
    • Colorado Opioid Crackdown DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s new U.S. attorney is encouraging law enforcement in the state to investigate opioid overdose deaths as homicides.  Jason Dunn is also digging into data on doctors and nurses who prescribe unusually large quantities of opioid painkillers, with an eye toward prosecuting those who are illegally diverting the drugs and, he feels, ...
    • All Colorado Interstates are Now Open DENVER (AP) – All major interstate highways in Colorado are now open to traffic. Colorado Department of Transportation crews have reopened the last stretch of Interstate 76 in the northeast corner of the state. I-76 and I-70 east of Denver were both closed by the spring snowstorm that struck the state Wednesday and early Thursday.
    • First Bear of the Year to be Relocated STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (AP) – Colorado wildlife officials tranquilized and relocated its first bear of the year after they say it got into several trash cans and posed a threat to children at a day care center.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife relocated the bear Monday in Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Springs Police Department received several calls ...
    • “Bomb Cyclone” Leaves Thousands Without Power (AP) – A blizzard has knocked out electricity to tens of thousands of people in the Northern Plains as a powerful storm system sweeps across the central U.S. Officials say about 28,000 people and businesses are without power in Minnesota and South Dakota, while another 8,500 are in the dark in Iowa. Xcel Energy says ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS Volleyball: TITANS GO DOWN, BUT PREP FOR NEXT YEAR Denver (11/14/15) – Tied at 17 in their first-round 3A state playoff match with Colorado’s number-one volleyball team, the Coal Ridge Titans suffered a critical loss on an unlucky Friday the 13th. Kaitlyn Detelefsen, the Titans’ devastating middle hitter who has signed to play for the University of Northern Colorado, went down with a possible ...
    • KMTS Football: BEARS BATTLE, BUT BOW OUT AT STATE COLORADO SPRINGS (11/13/15) – A pick-six, a flag, and a halfback pass proved too much for the Rifle Bears to overcome in losing their first-round state 3A playoff game to Discovery Canyon, 43-20 on a frigid Friday the 13th at Academy Stadium in Colorado Springs. The Bears were unlucky even before their game was switched from ...
    • SCORES NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalCarolina37Green Bay29 FinalN-Y Jets28Jacksonville23 FinalBuffalo33Miami17 FinalPittsburgh38Oakland35 Final OTMinnesota21St. Louis18 Final OTTennessee34New Orleans28 FinalNew England27Washington10 FinalSan Francisco17Atlanta16 FinalN-Y Giants32Tampa Bay18 FinalIndianapolis27Denver24 Final OTPhiladelphia33Dallas27 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalCleveland101Indiana97 FinalNew York99L-A Lakers95 FinalMiami96Toronto76 FinalOklahoma City124Phoenix103 FinalDetroit120Portland103 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalDallas4Detroit1 FinalBoston2N-Y Islanders1 Final OTNew Jersey4Vancouver3 FinalChicago4Edmonton2
    • SPORTS SUNDAY SCORES WORLD SERIES FinalKansas City7N-Y Mets2, 12 Innings NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalKansas City45Detroit10 FinalArizona34Cleveland20 FinalCincinnati16Pittsburgh10 FinalMinnesota23Chicago20 FinalNew Orleans52N-Y Giants49 FinalBaltimore29San Diego26 FinalSt. Louis27San Francisco6 Final OTTampa Bay23Atlanta20 FinalHouston20Tennessee6 FinalOakland34N-Y Jets20 FinalSeattle13Dallas12 FinalDenver29Green Bay10 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalAtlanta94Charlotte92 FinalSan Antonio95Boston87 FinalMiami109Houston89 FinalToronto106Milwaukee87 FinalOklahoma City117Denver93 FinalChicago92Orlando87 FinalDallas103L-A Lakers93 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalSan Jose4Colorado3 FinalTampa Bay4Carolina3 FinalMontreal5Winnipeg1 FinalBuffalo2N-Y ...
    • SPORTS SCORES NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalNew England36Miami7 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalMemphis112Indiana103 FinalAtlanta112New York101 FinalL-A Clippers104Dallas88 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalPittsburgh4Buffalo3 Final OTCarolina3N-Y Islanders2 FinalNew Jersey4Philadelphia1 FinalColorado2Tampa Bay1 FinalSt. Louis2Anaheim1 FinalWinnipeg3Chicago1 Final OTDallas4Vancouver3 FinalEdmonton4Montreal3 TOP-25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL Final( 5) T-C-U40West Virginia10 FinalNorth Carolina26(23) Pittsburgh19
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE Glenwood at Battle Mountain—6:30 Eagle Valley at Rifle————6:30   3A STATE SOCCER TOURNAMENT BEGINS THIS WEEK Three teams from the local area received bids to play in the 2015 3A State Soccer Tournament.  The Basalt Longhorns received the highest bid of the valley teams at #16.  The Longhorns will play #17 Sheridan at Kent Denver this ...
    • KMTS Football: DEMONS, OSIER BREAK THROUGH AT SUMMIT FRISCO (10/23/15) – It was a night for firsts on a snow-soaked field in Frisco as Matt Osier and his Glenwood Springs teammates defeated Summit, 27-13. Osier, a senior, had never scored a varsity touchdown and the Demons were seeking their first win of the season as they played their first game ever ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Parachute—The Coal Ridge Lady Titans swept the Grand Valley Cardinals last night to claim the Western Slope Conference Championship.  Coal Ridge improved to 7 and 0 in league play, 14 and 5 overall. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  (ALL GAMES AT 7PM) Glenwood at Summit  (BROADCAST LIVE ON KMTS AND KMTS.COM) Rifle at Steamboat Springs Basalt at Battle ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL SCORES Soccer Glenwood Springs—4   Summit—2 Coal Ridge—-3         Roaring Fork—-0 Volleyball Delta—-3      Glenwood Springs—-0 Grand Valley—-3     Roaring Fork—0 Coal Ridge—-3     Rifle—-0   NHL Denver—The Colorado Avalanche hope to bounce back from Sunday night’s loss to the Kings in Los Angeles when they host the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at the Pepsi Center. MLB / ROCKIES DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Rockies will bring back their coaching ...
    • Sports CLEVELAND (AP) – Peyton Manning shook off three interceptions and drove Denver in range for Brandon McManus’ 34-yard field goal with 4:56 left in overtime, giving the unbeaten Broncos a 26-23 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.Manning took the Broncos from their 12 to the Cleveland 16 before McManus kicked his game-winner to make ...