From the KMTS News Room:

    • Colorado Democrats Expected to Pass Gun Seizure Bill
      DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats see a big opportunity to pass legislation allowing the seizure of guns from people deemed to pose a threat to themselves or others. This year’s “red flag” bill gets its first hearing Thursday in the House Judiciary Committee.  It would allow family or law enforcement to seek a court order to have ...
    • Little Girl Who Survived Christmas Eve Crash Given Hero’s Welcome
      STEAMBOAT SPRINGS(AP) – A 6-year-old Routt County  girl who survived a crash that killed her mother on Christmas Eve is back home after getting a hero’s welcome from her community. Well-wishers lined the streets Wednesday holding signs as law enforcement escorted Charlee Shaw, her three brothers and father back to the town of Clark after ...
    • Deadly Hit and Run Closes Westbound I-70 
      Glenwood Springs—A woman walking along the side of the road near the vapor caves was killed last night on westbound I-70 in an apparent hit and run accident.  According to reports from the Glenwood Springs Police Department, the driver of the vehicle involved fled the scene. Police have very little information to go on at ...
    • Sutey Ranch Management Plan Unveiled
      Silt—Mountain bikers and big game animals will be able to co-exist on lands in the Roaring Fork Valley under a plan unveiled today by the Bureau of Land Management.  The 557-acre Sutey Ranch in Garfield County and the 112-acre Haines Parcel in Pitkin County were acquired by the BLM last spring in a special exchange ...
    • “El Chapo” likely headed to Colorado
      NEW YORK (AP) – Now that a U.S. jury has convicted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman of drug trafficking, he is expected to be sentenced to life in prison. As a notorious drug kingpin with an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, experts say his likely destination is the federal government’s “Supermax” prison in Colorado. Sometimes called the ...
    • Teachers Remain on Strike as Negotiations Continue
      DENVER (AP) – Denver school leaders and teachers have returned to the bargaining table as they try to end a strike over pay. Teachers remained on the picket lines for a third day as the negotiations got underway Wednesday morning. Teachers wearing red filled the negotiating room at Denver’s main library and left gifts of ...
    • Aspen Boy Hospitalized After Fall
      ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized after falling 31 feet from a chairlift at a Colorado ski resort over the weekend. The incident occurred Saturday at Aspen Highlands. Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle said Tuesday that the boy from Aspen had been released from the hospital and was home with his ...
    • Local Snowboarder Dies Attempting Jump
      Aspen—The young man who died attempting a jump at Snowmass was a local.  The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 20 year old Tyler Hamm of Snowmass Village.  Hamm crashed Sunday morning while trying to jump at the Makaha Terrain Park.  Aspen Skiing Company spokesman Jeff Hanle says Hamm was unresponsive and had ...
    • Tellez Murder Trial Underway
      Glenwood Springs—It took a week to seat a jury of 12 and four alternates.  Today, the first degree murder trial of Gustavo Olivo-Tellez began in Garfield County District Court with opening arguments. Tellez is accused of shooting and killing his estranged wife, Blanca Jurado in October of 2016.  Tellez’ girlfriend at the time, Michelle Castillo ...
    • Perry Will Selected for Vacant House Seat
      Meeker—After 40 years dealing with the great outdoors and wild animals, the man with the familiar Fu Manchu will try his hand at politics. Colorado Parks and Wildlife Area Manager Perry Will was selected by a special Republican vacancy committee yesterday in Meeker to replace Bob Rankin as the State Representative in District 57.  Rankin, ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • Sports, March 26th
      AVS SNAP LOSING STREAK IN NASHVILLE NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals in regulation and then netted the winner in the shootout to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.Cody McLeod and Nick Holden also for Colorado, which ended a three game losing streak. NICASIO ...
    • 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 ...