From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • Climate to be Considered in Leasing Public Lands
      DENVER (AP) – A federal judge says U.S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas exploration. The order Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras follows a March ruling that blocked drilling on energy leases in Wyoming and ...
    • Aggressive Bear Sought Near Aspen
      Aspen—Wildlife officials in Pitkin County are searching for a black bear that bit a woman’s leg while she was hiking on a trail near Aspen. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the woman and her husband saw the bear Monday morning and moved off the trail to allow it to pass. As the bear walked by, it ...
    • Mixed Bag of Memorial Day Weather in Colorado
      Denver—(AP) – Severe thunderstorms produced eight weak tornadoes over Colorado’s northeastern plains while snow fell in parts of the mountains on the unofficial start of summer. The National Weather Service says no damage was reported from Monday’s twisters. However, the storms that produced them did drop some large hail ranging from the size of ping pong ...
    • Smile, You’re on Hidden Camera
      DENVER (AP) – More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project.  Professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window at the Colorado Springs campus, capturing more than 16,000 images of passers-by during the spring semesters of ...
    • Five Taken to Area Hospitals Following Highway 82 Accident
      Shortly before 2:30 this afternoon, the Carbondale and Glenwood Springs Fire Departments responded to a two vehicle accident at mile marker 7 (between the CMC light and Cattle Creek) on Highway 82. Jenny Cutright with the Carbondale Fire Department says responding crews found two vehicles and a total of five patients. One person had to ...
    • Graduation Weekend in Garfield RE-2 & District 16
      Rifle—The first big wave of high school graduates in Garfield County will receive their diplomas this weekend. District 16 in Parachute and the Garfield Re-2 district will officially send the class of 2019 off into the real world tomorrow.  Graduation ceremonies at Grand Valley High School get under way 10 am.  Ceremonies at Coal Ridge ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports
      LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULE SOCCER Palisade at Glenwood Springs….7pm Coal Ridge at Grand Junction…..6pm Roaring Fork at Rifle…………..4pm VOLLEYBALL Gunnison at Roaring Fork…..6pm (three matches at 6:30) Summit at Glenwood Battle Mountain at Rifle Aspen at Coal Ridge ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS NEW YORK (AP) – Clayton Kershaw will try to extend the Dodgers’ season when he takes the mound against Steven Matz and the New York ...
    • KMTS Football: DEMONS DRAW CLOSER TO VICTORY
      GYPSUM (10/9/15) — As the Beatles crooned before Sgt. Pepper brought the band to play: “Closer! Do you want to know a secret?” Before this gauntlet of a football season comes to a close, the Glenwood Springs Demons are going to upset someone. It almost happened at Eagle Valley’s homecoming Friday, but the ...
    • Sports
      HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Glenwood—-3      Delta—–2 Coal Ridge—-9    Grand Valley—-0 VOLLEYBALL Eagle Valley—-3    Glenwood—–0 Summit——-3       Rifle——0 Coal Ridge—–3    Roaring Fork—-1 SOFTBALL Rifle—–9       Meeker—–2 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  (all games at 7pm) Glenwood Springs at Eagle Valley (Gypsum)  Grand Junction Central at Rifle Basalt at Moffat County Coal Ridge at Aspen Battle Mountain at Roaring Fork Grand Valley at Cedaredge NHL /AVS DENVER (AP) – Zach Parise scored three times, including the tiebreaking tally ...
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      HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Fruita Monument—-5       Glenwood Springs—-2 Basalt——8               Rifle—–0 Coal Ridge—–5       Moffat County—-2 VOLLEYBALL Roaring Fork—3      Rifle—-0 Eagle Valley—–3     Coal Ridge—-0 CROSS COUNTRY Buena Vista—The Glenwood Demons boy’s team had a perfect score of 15 by claiming 1st through 5th place.  The Glenwood girl’s cross country team also won at Buena Vista. ELSEWHERE IN COLORADO SPORTS… In Denver, Alex Tanguay scored at 1:18 of ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL – Demons Continue to Improve in Loss to Brush
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/17/15) – In the Bill Murray classic, “What About Bob,” the protagonist is urged to take “Baby steps,” and Glenwood’s football team, though falling to 0-3 in a 43-22 pre-season loss to defending 2A state champion Brush, continued to move in the right direction as the Western Slope League season approaches. In ...
    • Sports
      HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Eagle Valley—–2      Glenwood Springs—-1 Basalt——2             Rifle—–1   VOLLEYBALL Glenwood Springs—–3      Rifle—–2 FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE / 7 O’CLOCK KICK OFF Brush at Glenwood, Aspen at Cedaredge, Roaring Fork at Olathe, Grand Valley at Coal Ridge, Basalt at Eagle Valley, Rifle (no game scheduled) BRONCOS WIN A THRILLER IN KC KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)- Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos pulled ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Fall Under Conifer Lights
      CONIFER — Glenwood Springs got on the scoreboard for the first time in the 2015 season, and led late in the third quarter before Conifer wore down the Demon defense to win the first game under their brand new home lights, 27-12 Friday. The Demons, who dropped to 0-2 in the young season, took a 12-7 ...
    • Sports
      HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Coal Ridge—3    Glenwood—-2 Grand Valley—-3    Basalt—-0 SOFTBALL Eagle Valley—-9    Rifle—-8   MLB / Rockies SAN DIEGO (AP) – Brett Wallace’s fielder’s choice grounder drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth as the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Tuesday night. Corey Spangenberg doubled to lead off the ninth against Boone Logan (0-3) ...
    • Sports
      VOLLEYBALL At the Glenwood Invitational, the lady demons defeated grand valley 2 games to none. glenwood will take on telluride tonight. FOOTBALL Glenwood kicks off the season at home against the Erie Tigers.  Game time at 7.  Pre-game coverage  begins at 6-45 on KMTS.   In other Western Slope action tonight; Rifle is at Moffat County.  Coal ...
    • Sports
      HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Aspen—2      Basalt—1 Eagle Valley—3    Coal Ridge—0   SOFTBALL Delta—15       Rifle—-4   ROCKIES DROP TWO TO D-BACKS Game 1   Arizona—6     Colorado—4 Game 2  Arizona—-5     Colorado—3   ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS….   NEW YORK (AP) – At the U.S. Open today Serena Williams resumes her quest to become the first player since Steffi Graf (grahf) in 1988 to win all four major tennis tournaments in one year. ...