From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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, ...
    • Snow Day for Local Schools
      The following districts/schools have declared a snow day today (Wednesday, February 6, 2019) due to weather concerns: Aspen School District Blue Lake Preschool Roaring Fork School District (Glenwood, Basalt, Carbondale) Ross Montessori School St. Stephen Catholic School We will update this list throughout the morning if necessary.
    • I-70 Glenwood Canyon Closure
      2/5/2019 9:35 PM UPDATE: One lane opened westbound through Glenwood Canyon at approximately 9:00 tonight. Both lanes eastbound reopened earlier tonight. 2/5/2019 10:15AM UPDATE: One lane of eastbound I-70 is expected to open before 11:00 this morning, but westbound I-70 will remain closed indefinitely. All lanes will be closed again this afternoon to allow transportation of ...

    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 / ...