From the KMTS News Room:

    • CMC Trustees Support DACA Glenwood Springs—DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has the full support of Colorado Mountain College. With a unanimous vote, the CMC Board of Trustees endorsed a resolution supporting immigration reform as well as the students who have benefited from the DACA program. In its resolution the board stated, “The CMC Board of Trustees stands ...
    • Mueller Assumes General Manager Duties at River District Glenwood Springs—Today is the changing of the guard at the Colorado River District. Longtime Glenwood Springs attorney Andy Mueller officially took the reins as the new General Manager. He replaces Eric Kuhn who is retiring after 36 years with the district. Mueller, who once served on the river district’s board of directors says his personal ...
    • Garfield County Board Ok’s Land Use Grant for Carbondale Parcel Glenwood Springs—The Garfield County Board of Commissioners agreed to help the town of Carbondale buy a 25 acre parcel with a $200,000 contribution from the conservation trust fund.  The catch is, the money will come from the 2019 budget if it’s there to buy Red Hill just north of town.  Town Manager Jay Harrington says the ...
    • New Oil and Gas Rules in Consideration DENVER (AP) – Colorado regulators are considering proposed new rules for oil and gas pipelines in Colorado after a fatal explosion last year blamed on leaking gas. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission opened two days of hearings Monday on regulations for installing, testing and shutting down lines that carry oil and gas from ...
    • Snowpack in Colorado DURANGO (AP) – A weekend storm brought some light snow to the dry mountains of southwestern Colorado. The snowpack in the southwestern corner of the state was listed at 25 percent of average Monday. The state overall is at 57 percent. National Weather Service meteorologist Megan Stackhouse says another storm set to move into Colorado ...
    • Aspen Cyclist Leaving For Spain ASPEN (AP) – Professional cyclist Tejay van Garderen says he is leaving Colorado to move to Spain. The Aspen Times reports van Garderen and his wife and former professional cyclist Jessica Phillips are moving from Aspen to Girona in northeast Spain. Since most of van Garderen’s races are in Europe, the cyclist says the move ...
    • Atlantic City Casino Sold to Colorado Developer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – The Florida developer who is selling a closed Atlantic City casino says he grew frustrated at what he called an anti-business climate in New Jersey that he says imposes burdensome regulations. In a transaction announced Monday, Glenn Straub sold the former Revel casino to Colorado developer Bruce Deifik (DYE’-fick) for ...
    • Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Mourns Fallen Douglas County Deputy Highlands Ranch—Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario and several of his deputies attended this morning’s memorial service for Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish. The 29 year old husband and father of two girls was gunned down in a New Year’s Eve ambush-style attack at an apartment complex in Highlands Ranch.  Hundreds of people waving American flags ...
    • Roaring Fork Watershed Snowpack Way Down Carbondale—The Roaring Fork Watershed continues to lag behind average levels for this time of year. According to the latest snowpack and river report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the SWE or Snow Water Equivalent on McClure Pass is 13 percent of normal while the basin itself is only 55 percent of normal. One year ago, ...
    • Bad News for Colorado River Supplies Las Vegas—We may be enjoying sunny, winter days but it’s bad news for the Colorado River Basin. The first forecast of the year from the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City paints a bleak picture for the seven western states that rely on the Colorado River. Experts say the Colorado is only expected to ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, November 4th VOLLEYBALL/3A STATE TOURNAMENT Denver—The Coal Ridge Lady Titans will play their first state tournament match this Friday morning at 9:30 against Holy Family.  Coal Ridge is seeded 9th out of 12 teams competing for a state title and are in Pool 4 along with 4th seed Platte Valley.  Coal Ridge will play Platte Valley at 12:30.  ...
    • KMTS Football: GLENWOOD WINS 7th STRAIGHT, WILL PLAY ELIZABETH GLENWOOD SPRINGS (11/1/13) — And now, the playoffs actually begin. Before Glenwood Springs methodically sent winless Battle Mountain into the offseason 48-7 with the Demons’ seventh straight victory, Rocky Whitworth reiterated the gospel, according to the GSHS coaching staff: “We’re the longest running playoff team in history,” he said. “It’s do-or-die again; we’ve been ...
    • Sports, November 1st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Coal Ridge Titans battle The Classical Academy tonight at 7 in Colorado Springs.  Coal Ridge is looking to advance to the final four for the first time school history. VOLLEYBALL The Grand Valley Lady Cardinals tip off a busy weekend in regional playoff volleyball.  Grand Valley’s first match at 4 is against the host ...
    • Sports, October 31st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Colorado Springs—The quest for a 3A state championship continues tomorrow night for the Coal Ridge Titans.  The Titans’ Great 8 game with The Classical Academy will be played at 7 o’clock in Colorado Springs.   KMTS will provide scores and updates. NBA/NUGGETS Sacramento, CA—Brian Shaw’s debut as head coach of the Denver Nuggets didn’t go as ...
    • Sports, October 30th HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Demons cracked the Colorado Preps Top 10 for the first time this season.  Glenwood’s six game winning streak and expected wildcard playoff bid earned them a number 9 ranking.  Rifle is ranked 7th while Palisade is 3rd.   Glenwood closes out the regular season this Friday night at home against the ...
    • Sports, October 29th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL COAL RIDGE TO HOST REGIONALS Peach Valley—-The Coal Ridge Lady Titans’ second place finish in last weekend’s Western Slope League tournament earned them the right to host a three-team regional this Saturday afternoon.  Coal Ridge is seeded 9th and will welcome number 16 Faith Christian to Peach Valley along with number 28 Estes Park.  ...
    • Sports, October 28th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFFS Peach Valley—The Coal Ridge Titans were dominant through the first two rounds of the State 3A playoffs knocking off Alexander Dawson 8 to nothing and clobbering Sheridan 6-nil in the second round.  Coal Ridge will travel to Denver this Friday to battle 3rd seeded Classical Academy in a semi-final game. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ...
    • KMTS Football: PLAYOFFS STILL IN SIGHT, DEMONS DOWN CORTEZ CORTEZ (10/25/13) — The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) wild card formula is something of a mystery, but in 2012, a late-season, non-league loss to Evergreen nudged Glenwood Springs out of the playoffs. This year, the Demons took care of that obstacle by soundly defeating the third-ranked Cougars 35-7, so with Friday’s 35-14 ...
    • 2013 CHSAA Boys Soccer Championships – 3A Bracket 2:35 FINAL 8 – 0 Titans over Dawson Final Goal by #8 Edgar Enriquez 2:19pm UPDATE 7 – 0 Titans over Dawson Goal by Chaz Apostolik 2:07pm UPDATE: 6 – 0 Titans over Dawson Goals by: Eric Bucio, Sergio Valentine, Tias Dacuma At Half-Time: 3 – 0  Titans over Dawson Goal by:  #8 Edgar Enriquez 1:22pm UPDATE: Coal Ridge Titans  v. Alexander Dawson Score :  2-0 Titans Goals by:  #20 ...
    • Sports, October 25th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT Grand Junction—-Central High School will host this weekend’s Western Slope League Volleyball Tournament.  The action gets underway at 4 o’clock this afternoon with three matches; Gunnison and Rifle, Coal Ridge and Moffat County and Olathe against Aspen. HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER 3A TOURNAMENT Undated—-The Coal Ridge Titans host a four team regional today and tomorrow.  ...