From the KMTS News Room:

    • New Bird Lawsuit While Another is Put on Hold BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Environmental groups have started a new court battle over protections for an imperiled bird on Western U.S. public lands but called a truce in a separate lawsuit involving the bird’s smaller cousin. A lawsuit filed Monday claims the Trump administration ignored policies meant to protect the greater sage grouse when the government ...
    • Colorado’s Coroners Lobbying for Family Privacy DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s coroners are lobbying for a late-session bill that would remove autopsy reports on minors’ deaths from the state’s open records act. They cite a need to protect grieving families. And they say they want to prevent potential copycat suicides by youth who read about the deaths of other minors. Press organizations oppose the ...
    • Lamborn Files Lawsuit DENVER (AP) – A federal judge is hearing arguments in a last-ditch lawsuit filed by Rep. Doug Lamborn to get his name back on the Colorado GOP primary ballot. Lamborn has requested an injunction, requiring the congressman’s name to be placed on the June primary ballots. Judge Philip Brimmer began proceedings on Monday morning in Denver. Lamborn ...
    • Grass Fire Threatens Central Colorado Subdivision PARK COUNTY. (AP) – Authorities have ordered the evacuation of a central Colorado subdivision after a grass fire threatened some homes. Park County officials issued the mandatory evacuation order Sunday afternoon for the Ranch of the Rockies subdivision, which is about 75 miles west of Colorado Springs on the Park County border.  It was not immediately known ...
    • Social Security Office Moving The Glenwood Springs Social Security Administration office will relocate to 120 Midland Ave. Unit 140, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 on Monday April 30. We will continue to provide service to the community and surrounding areas under our current hours of operation: Mondays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. ...
    • Amber Alert for Missing Grand Junction Girl UPDATE: The manhunt is over, Jody Haskins is reportedly in custody. He was located in the Rifle area this morning. Previous updates: The child in this Amber alert has been located. Her condition is not known, but she was found alive. Police say they are looking for Jody Haskin in connection to Raeanna Rosencrans’ disappearance. He is now ...
    • Lamborn Didn’t Qualify for Primary DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s Supreme Court has ruled that six-term Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn didn’t qualify for his party’s primary. The court ruled Monday that Lamborn’s re-election campaign didn’t collect enough valid voter signatures to make the party’s June 26 primary. It reversed a lower court ruling in a lawsuit that challenged the validity of voter ...
    • Supreme Court: Minor Changes to Tax Policy Exempt from TABOR DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the legality of sales taxes that are collected by two special districts in metropolitan Denver. Monday’s ruling came in a lawsuit filed by a taxpayer advocacy group in 2013. It sued the Regional Transportation District and a cultural district for allegedly violating Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. TABOR ...
    • Federal Mineral Lease District Spring Grants Announced GLENWOOD SPRINGS—A half million dollars will make a big splash to help build the new pool in Rifle.  The 9.5 million dollar project was the big winner of the spring grants announced by the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District. The grant will help Rifle offset the cost of the project that was given the ...
    • Three Democrats Vying For 3rd Congressional District Nomination EAGLE—Arn Menconi has been officially placed on the Democrat primary ballot to run for Congress.  The former Eagle County Commissioner and one time Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate managed to collect enough petition signatures according to Secretary of State Wayne Williams.  Menconi joins two other candidates on the Democrat ballot; former State Representative ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, March 25th GLENWOOD ALUMNUS NAMED COLLEGE ALL-AMERICAN Grand Junction—Colorado Mesa University senior point guard Sharaya Selsor was one of the best players in women’s college basketball this season.  The Glenwood Springs High School graduate was named to the Daktronics All-America 1st Team.  It’s the first time a CMU woman has earned such an honor.  Selsor, who averaged over ...
    • Sports, March 21st HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL SCORES COAL RIDGE—-15  (Christian Corona hit for the cycle) ASPEN—-7   BASALT—19 GRAND VALLEY—–6   SOCCER COAL RIDGE—2 BASALT——–1   GRAND JUNCTION CENTRAL—2 GRAND VALLEY——————-1  OVERTIME   SWIMMING Glenwood competes at the Montrose Invitational Friday and Saturday. TRACK AND FIELD Glenwood, Rifle, Grand Valley athletes compete Friday and Saturday at the annual Mickey Dunn Invitational at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.   NHL The Avs host the Boston Bruins tonight at 7 ...
    • Sports, Marach 19th HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Rifle Bears clobbered the Grand Valley Cardinalson a chilly afternoon in Parachute, 25 to 3.  TroyPhillips’ Bears put the game away in the top half ofthe first inning with 15 runs.  Rifle is now 4 and 1overall and will host the Delta Panthers this Saturdayin an important league doubleheader.  Grand ...
    • Sports, March 13th GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood @ Delta—6pm Coal Ridge @ Moffat County—4pm TENNIS Glenwood @ Aspen—4pm Vail Mtn. @ Roaring Fork—4pm DECKER A JET NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Jets have agreed to terms with former Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker, considered by many the top free agent at his position. Decker spent all day yesterday at the Jets’ ...
    • Sports, March 6th WOMEN’S PAC 12 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SEATTLE (AP) – Brittany Wilson scored 17 points but a steal at the final minute may have blunted a last rally by UCLA as ninth-seeded Colorado defeated the eighth-seeded Bruins 76-65 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. In a game of streaks, UCLA (13-18) had scored six ...
    • Sports, March 5th POST SEASON HONORS FOR LOCAL PREP BASKETBALL PLAYERS Undated—Rifle High School senior players Trenton Brown and Tanner Quick were named co-players of the year in Western Slope League. Brown and Quick were joined on the all-league first team by fellow Bear Wyatt Robinson.  Rifle seniors Tanner Rust and Clinton Farr were named to the honorable mention ...
    • Sports, March 3rd 3A STATE BASKETBALL BRACKETS GIRLS HOLY FAMILY HIGH SCHOOL FRI/4:30PM:  #1 Holy Family vs #32 Estes Park FRI/3:00PM:  #16 Centauri vs #17 Cedaredge Winners play Saturday at 1:00pm BENNETT HIGH SCHOOL FRI/7:00PM:  #8 Bennett vs #25 La Junta FRI/5:00PM:  #9 Eaton vs #24 Faith Christian Winners play Saturday at 1:00pm PEAK TO PEAK HIGH SCHOOL FRI/7:00PM:  #5 Peak to ...
    • LADY DEMONS UPENDED IN REGIONAL FINAL GLENWOOD SPRINGS (3/1/14) — The stellar season of the Glenwood Springs Lady Demons came to an end in the 4A state playoff regional finals with a 50-32 loss to Palmer Ridge, Saturday morning at home. The Lady Bears (22-3), runner-ups to Sand Creek in the Pikes Peak League and seeded third in the ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Glenwood Girls Edge Golden, Play Palmer Ridge for Sweet 16 GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/28/14) — “Don’t shoot it… Don’t shoot it…. Great shot!” Not your typical mother-daughter conversation, but one every coach has experienced. With Glenwood Springs holding a one-point lead in the fourth-quarter of their 48-44 second round state playoff win with Golden, Delaney Gaddis knew Mom, Lady Demon coach Jacky Gaddis, wanted ...
    • Sports, February 28th 4A STATE BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS GIRLS Glenwood Springs—The 22 and 1 and 2nd seed Glenwood Lady Demons host the Lady Demons of Golden High School tonight at 7 in the round of 32.  Golden is the 7th seed and advanced by beating Kennedy Tuesday night 52-39.  If Glenwood wins, they’ll face the winner of the Palmer Ridge / ...