From the KMTS News Room:

    • Teachers back in School PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Students in Pueblo are back in school after teachers voted overwhelmingly to accept a new contract. The teachers’ union says its members voted 495-62 for the deal Sunday, ending a strike that shut down most schools in the southern Colorado city last week. It includes a 2 percent cost-of-living increase retroactive ...
    • Colorado Court Reverses Ruling GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – A Colorado appeals court has reversed an earlier ruling on a wrongful death suit by a Montana woman against a Grand Junction hotel and has sent the case back to Mesa County district court for reconsideration. Carol Jozovich claims in her lawsuit that her husband was electrocuted while he was swimming ...
    • Pilot Identified GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – The pilot killed in a small plane crash near Denver was a veterinarian and a former search and rescue volunteer. Sixty-seven-year-old Robert D. Marquis was killed Friday night in a crash that happened soon after his Cirrus SR-22 took off from Centennial Airport.
    • Country star trivia Fourteen years ago this month, this 2005 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year released her debut album, Here for the Party. Can you name this self-proclaimed “Redneck Woman?” ANSWER: Gretchen Wilson
    • Dierks Bentley set to scale “The Mountain” in special late-night, CMA Fest show at the Ryman Dierks Bentley wil play his new album, The Mountain, in its entirety during a special late-night concert Thursday, June 7 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium
    • Randy Travis surprises Carrie Underwood as she celebrates a decade on the Grand Ole Opry It was a busy weekend for Carrie Underwood. Not only did she mentor the top five and perform her new hit, “Cry Pretty,” on American Idol Sunday, she also marked a career milestone Friday night: a decade of Opry membership
    • Jordan Davis debuts on the Grand Ole Opry before hitting the road with Jake Owen and Chris Janson This Friday night, Jordan Davis sets out on his biggest tour so far: the Life’s Whatcha Make It trek with Jake Owen and Chris Janson
    • Maren Morris is “pulling out the stops” to perform “The Middle” on Sunday’s BBMAs The last time Maren Morris was in Las Vegas performing on an awards show, she delivered her country single, “Rich,” on the ACMs. This weekend, she returns to Sin City to perform her pop smash, “The Middle,” with DJ/producer Zedd and electronic duo Grey at the Billboard Music Awards
    • Moose Encounters in Frisco FRISCO (AP) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers say they have identified two people who appeared in a video and a photo either approaching or feeding moose in separate incidents in Frisco. The two incidents happened last weekend and quickly went viral on social media. The state wildlife agency says both incidents have been addressed ...
    • Forest Service Will Not Appeal Village at Wolf Creek Decision DURANGO (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has decided not to appeal a federal judge’s ruling to nix the controversial Village at Wolf Creek. The decision is a significant win for opponents of the proposed development and a possible major blow to developers. For about 30 years, the would-be developers have tried to build a ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, May 2nd HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Glenwood Lady Demons’ season came to an end with last night’s 1-nothing playoff loss to Palisade at the Gates Soccer Park. Glenwood finishes the season at 8 and 7. Grand Valley defeated Basalt 5 to 1 while Roaring Fork edged Aspen 3 to 2. BASEBALL Delta—The Glenwood Demons lost to the top ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: CARMER’S BIG DAY BOOSTS DEMONS OVER BEARS GLENWOOD SPRINGS (4/29/14) – Revenge was sweet for Sam Carmer and his Glenwood Springs teammates as they halted a five-year, 7-game losing streak to Rifle, 8-3, and rebounded from an extra-inning loss to the Bears that started the Demons on a stretch where they lost 5 of 7 games and tumbled from 1st to 5th ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: NIESLANIK POWERS DEMON COMEBACK FOR SPLIT GLENWOOD SPRINGS(4/26/14) – Chase Nieslanik had quite an afternoon for a guy who wasn’t supposed to pitch in the Glenwood Demons’ doubleheader split with Eagle Valley Saturday. It was a ying-and-yang day for Nieslanik, who committed one of Glenwood’s 7 errors and ran into an embarrassing out at home on a walk in a 12-0, ...
    • Sports, April 25th HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL GLENWOOD HELD TO ONE HIT IN LOSS TO DELTA Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Demons came within a whisker of being no-hit by the Western Slope League-leading Delta Panthers in Thursday’s 8 to 1 loss.  Designated hitter Isaac Law, managed a two-out, bases-loaded , high-chopping infield single in the home half of the fourth inning that ...
    • Sports, April 18th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Glenwood—-2 Palisade—-0 Steamboat Springs—7 Rifle—-0 Roaring Fork—6 Rangely—-0 Grand Valley—6 Basalt—-0 Coal Ridge—4 Grand Jct. Central–1 BASEBALL Rifle—The Rifle Bears host the Palisade Bulldogs tonight in a doubleheader at Deerfield Park. The first game is set for 4 o’clock ...
    • Sports, April 17th NUGGETS LOSE SEASON FINALE DENVER (AP) – Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night. Crawford beat his previous career high of 39 points set against Miami on March, 30, 2011, when he was with ...
    • Sports, April 16th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Steamboat Springs–4 Glenwood Springs–0 Coal Ridge—5 Basalt—0 Grand Valley–10 Rifle—1 Roaring Fork—7 CRMS—0 LACROSSE Grand Junction—22 Glenwood Springs–0 BASEBALL Coal Ridge—9 Cedaredge—-3 MLB San Diego, CA—The Rockies edged the ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: GLENWOOD RALLIES FOR SPLIT AT PALISADE PALISADE (4/12/14) – “I couldn’t be prouder of these guys,” Glenwood baseball coach Eric Nieslanik said after his team rallied twice to hand Palisade its first league loss of the season, 14-9 in the first game of a doubleheader. The Demons dropped the second game, 15-5, but even that loss reflected the growth of ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: RIFLE SQUEEZES BY GLENWOOD IN EXTRA INNINGS RIFLE (4/8/14) – It’s called “Small Ball,” and the Rifle Bears under coach Troy Phillips have excelled at doing the little things right to win baseball games. Their 6-5 extra-inning comeback win over Glenwood Springs Tuesday evening was an excellent example. The Bears (7-4, 4-3 WSL) parlayed four stolen bases, three bunts, and several ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: Demons Continue Hit Barage, Sweep Rams CARBONDALE (4/5/14) – After rolling up 25 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Battle Mountain midweek, the Glenwood Springs baseball team made it five straight wins and increased the offensive thunder, winning 28-6 and 10-0 in a pair of non-league games at Roaring Fork on Saturday. Chase Nieslanik (2-1), who had a no-hitter into the sixth ...