From the KMTS News Room:

    • Oak Meadows Fire (Formerly Aspen Way Fire and Oak Meadows Fire) Saturday, June 23 As of 10:00, the fire has been renamed the Oak Meadows Fire again. All other information is the same. As of 7:00 PM, crews estimate the fire is 60 percent contained, with a couple more days of work remaining. Air support is expected to complete their work tonight, two hand crews will be released ...
    • Murder Victim Identified Murder Victim Identified
    • Garfield County Inmate Found Dead in Cell Glenwood Springs—An inmate at the Garfield County Jail was found dead this morning in his cell.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, the inmate was found “non-responsive” during a routine cell check around 3:30 this morning. Deputies administered CPR until emergency medical technicians arrived.  The man, whose name, age and hometown are being withheld until family ...
    • Suspect Arrested in West Glenwood Murder Glenwood Springs—A local transient man with a history of run-ins with police has been arrested for the murder of a homeless man near the Glenwood Springs Mall.  According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, 42-year-old Trevor Torreyson was taken into custody last night at a campsite near the Colorado River in West Glenwood.  ...
    • One Dead, One Hospitalized Following Heroin Overdose Glenwood Springs—A heroin overdose claimed the life of a Glenwood Springs man Wednesday afternoon.  The police and fire departments responded to a 9-1-1 call around 2:30 to a home on Bennett Avenue.  When they arrived, two men in their 20’s were found unconscious as friends and neighbors performed CPR.  Some people at the scene said ...
    • Attempted Kidnapping in Rifle Rifle—The Rifle Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who tried to kidnap a minor child early Wednesday morning in near the corner of 4th Street and West Avenue. Authorities say the child fought off the man and got away. Right now the only information investigators have on the suspect ...
    • 416 Fire Update Durango—The 416 fire north of Durango is now at 26 thousand acres and growing.  About a thousand firefighters on the ground and in the air are battling the nearly tw0-week old blaze and have achieved 15 percent containment.  Officials say they don’t expect to have full containment until the end of July or early August.  ...
    • Fires Burning Near Utah and Wyoming State Lines Undated—A wildfire burning in southern Wyoming has doubled in size in the last 24 hours and has now burned over 5,000 acres. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos says additional growth was expected today because of continued hot, dry and windy conditions. Voos says 393 homes in the area have been evacuated since the fire in the ...
    • Buffalo Mountain Fire Update Silverthorne—A Type-2 Incident Management Team is now being called in to take over the Buffalo Mountain Fire in Silverthorne.  Crews have been able to keep the fire from growing thanks to natural fuel breaks in the terrain.  The size of the fire is still at 91 acres.  About 14-hundred residents of the Wildernest and Mesa ...
    • Rifle Man’s Cause of Death Unknown Rifle—Determining Joshua Gomez’s cause of death is going to take several weeks.  Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says Gomez’s body was badly decomposed when it was found last Saturday afternoon on an island in the Colorado River near Parachute.  Glassmore has ruled out any kind of trauma or physical injury but he is asking for ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 / ...
    • Glenwood Boys Shot Out of State Tourney by Green Mountain LAKEWOOD (2/27/14) — The “Redemption Tour” closed on the road as the Glenwood Springs boys, given a second chance through an at-large bid to the 4A state tournament, ran into a sizzling Green Mountain team and lost 80-54. After losing two straight and failing to secure one of the six spots from the Western ...
    • Sports, February 26th GIRLS 4A STATE TOURNAMENT SCORES Rifle beat Sierra 47-38 to advance to the round of 32.   The Lady Bears will take on the top-seeded Eagles of Broomfield this Friday night.   Elsewhere in 4A girl’s action, Palisade beat Niwot 63-36 and will take on Pueblo West Friday night.   The second-seeded Glenwood Lady Demons will play the Lady ...
    • DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Craig Denney Presents District Championship to Lady Demons GRAND JUNCTION (2/22/14) — As if winning a district championship wasn’t enough for the Glenwood Lady Demons, their courageous and much-loved athletic director, Craig Denney, was on hand to present the trophy after a hard-fought 41-37 win over Montrose at Colorado Mesa University Saturday. The Rifle boys came up short in their bid for the ...
    • DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Glenwood Girls, Rifle Boys Move Into District Finals GRAND JUNCTION (2/21/14) — A tale of two halves, to borrow a phrase from Dickens, provided much drama in the semi-final round of the Western Slope League district tournament Friday at Colorado Mesa University before the Glenwood girls and Rifle boys won closely contested games to advance to their respective championships on Saturday. GLENWOOD ...
    • DISTRICT BASKETBALL: Glenwood Girls, Both Rifle Teams Advance PALISADE/GRAND JUNCTION (2/20/14) — Three local teams won a place in the 4A state tournament by winning their first-round games in the Western Slope League District Tournament, held at Colorado Mesa University and Palisade High School. The number-one seed Glenwood Lady Demons scored a season-high 74 points in dismantling 8th-seeded Durango. The Rifle ...
    • Sports, February 19th SOCHI, Russia (AP) – It will be Team USA and Canada in the men’s hockey semifinals. Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.  Canada advanced ...