From the KMTS News Room:

    • Interior Secretary Looking at Necessity of BLM Jobs, Location of Headquarters
      VAIL— (AP) – Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says he’s looking at every job in the Bureau of Land Management to determine if the role is essential and if it should be based in Washington D.C. The Rifle native said at the Western Governors’ Association conference, once those questions are answered, he will decide whether to ...
    • Garth Brooks Concert Expected to Set Mile High Attendance Record
      DENVER (AP) – With over 80,000 people expected to attend Garth Brooks’ concert in Denver on Saturday, city officials are warning people to avoid driving to the show and having friends in “tow” places. Paid parking at the stadium is expected to be sold out before the performance by the country star known for hits such ...
    • Colorado Fire Commission to be Created
      Denver—Colorado will soon have a fire commission for the first time.  Governor Jared Polis signed a bill into law creating a special commission to enhance public safety through fire management, preparedness and prevention.  The commission will be overseen by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control under the guidance of Director Mike Morgan.  Morgan ...
    • Colorado River Fire Rescue Narrows Down Chief Candidates
      Rifle—A new chief is about to be named at Colorado River Fire Rescue.  Following a five month search, it’s now down to three candidates; Christopher McCarthy of Castle Rock and two men from the south; Billy Cockman of Jacksonville, Florida and Dewey Coy of Jacksonville, Arkansas.  Interim Chief Randy Callahan says each candidate comes with ...
    • RE-16 Threat not Credible
      Parachute—The threat phoned in to the Garfield County Re-16 school district today, forcing the cancellation of all summer school classes and activities turned out to be a hoax.  After investigating and checking out school campuses in the area, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office determined the threat was not credible.  Sheriff’s office spokesman Walt Stowe says ...
    • Independence Pass Set to Open Today
      Independence Pass will open to travelers tonight at 5:30. The Colorado Department of Transportation says crews have been working diligently clearing about a dozen avalanche slide paths as well as clearing tons of snow, ice and other debris from the narrow road and shoulders. C-DOT says crews will likely be working up to the minute ...
    • Ross vs Glenwood Lawsuit Dismissed
      The Ross lawsuit against the City of Glenwood Springs has been dismissed. Ninth Judicial District Court Judge Denise Lynch tossed out the lawsuit filed by the primary retailer remaining at the struggling Glenwood Springs Mall. Attorneys for “Ross Dress for Less” challenged the city’s resolution establishing an urban renewal authority at the once thriving commercial ...
    • Former Colorado Governor Joins the Call for Presidential Impeachment
      DENVER  – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is the latest Democrat presidential hopeful to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Hickenlooper said on CNN’s “New Day” that special counsel Robert Mueller’s statement Wednesday “laid the responsibility clearly at the doorstep of Congress” and spurred him to back an impeachment investigation. Trump has called ...
    • High Mountain Passes still need work to Open for the Summer
      DENVER  – Crews are working to reopen some of Colorado’s mountain passes for the summer after more snow fell this week. The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to have Independence Pass open at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow and the Mount Evans Highway partially open by the end of the week. Meanwhile, Arapahoe Basin  plans to extend ...
    • New Laws for the Marijuana Industry
      DENVER (AP) – Laws signed by Colorado’s governor could bring big changes to the state’s marijuana industry, including the creation of businesses where people can consume cannabis and companies that deliver marijuana products. The changes don’t take effect right away though.  Voters in a city or county must first approve of allowing both new varieties ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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
    • 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