From the KMTS News Room:

    • Colorado Lt. Governor Coming to Roaring Fork Valley for Affordable Housing Town Hall Carbondale—Colorado’s affordable housing problem is sending Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne on a three day Affordable Housing Town Hall tour across the state that will include a stop in Carbondale. Lynne is looking for feedback from citizens to “tackle the skyrocketing costs of housing across the state.” The Lt. Governor’s town hall meetings will conclude on ...
    • Colorado Springs High Schools Add Security After Threat Rumors Colorado Springs—Two high schools in Colorado Springs beefed up security and postponed activities after rumors of threats were discovered today on social media.  Additional security and police officers were sent to the campuses of Widefield and Harrison high schools today even though the threats were not considered credible.  Authorities say the rumors are most likely ...
    • Chemical-Filled Bottles Found Near Area Rivers Law enforcement officials are warning area residents about plastic bottles filled with an unknown liquid that have been turning up around local rivers. According to Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, over the last week, several bottles, usually containing a blue or purple liquid and a paper-like substance were found by residents of ...
    • Delayed Opening Today at CMC Rifle Campuses Because of inclement weather, Colorado Mountain College Rifle campus and Downtown Rifle Academic Center are closed until noon today. To confirm whether your afternoon or evening class is scheduled at CMC Rifle, please call the campus snowline at 970-625-6990.
    • El Paso County Deputy Hailed a Hero by Family Colorado Springs—The family of El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick, who was killed in a shootout with a car thief two days ago, says they are grieving the loss of a hero and a “truly wonderful man.”  Family members say the 34 year old Flick reacted selflessly to protect the public and fellow law ...
    • Garfield County Supports Roan Drilling Project Rulison—A major natural gas drilling project on the slopes of the Roan Plateau received the blessing of Garfield County. After assurances that the visual impacts of 63 wells near Rulison will be minimal, county commissioners voiced their full support for Terra Energy Partners’ plan. Commissioner Tom Jankovsky says the positive economic impact over the next ...
    • West Slope Coal Mine Owner Cited in Worker Death Rangely—The operator of the Deserado Coal Mine near Rangely has been cited for a safety violation that caused the death of a worker. Blue Mountain Energy was issued a citation last week as the federal Mine Safety Health Administration released the final report into the death of 32 year old Jason Stevens. According to the ...
    • BLM Headquarters Headed West? Denver—In Ryan Zinke’s opinion, the Bureau of Land Management should be headquartered where 99 percent of America’s public lands exist…in the west. The U.S. Interior Secretary and Montana native is carrying out President Trump’s effort to roll back environmental protections and encourage energy development on public land. Zinke says many Interior Department decisions regarding grassland, ...
    • Headstones Sought for Unknown Garfield County Vets Glenwood Springs—Garfield County has it’s fair share of unknown soldiers but one local woman is working hard to make sure they’re all honored with a proper headstone. Lisa Passmore with the Glenwood Springs Historical Society and Frontier Museum says some of the soldiers buried in the county date back to the civil war. She says ...
    • Another Colorado Deputy Killed in Line of Duty Colorado Springs—Colorado’s law enforcement community is once again reeling from the shock over the shooting death of one of their own.  34 year old El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick was gunned down in the line of duty Monday afternoon while investigating a stolen car in Colorado Springs.  Two other deputies, a Colorado Springs ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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.  ...
    • Sports, October 24th MANNING BACK TO PRACTICE ENGLEWOOD(AP) – Peyton Manning returned to practice Thursday after the Denver Broncos held him out a day earlier because of a minor ankle injury. Joining Manning on the practice field was right tackle Orlando Franklin, who missed last week’s game with a sprained left ankle. Manning would certainly welcome the return of ...
    • Sports, October 22nd 3A SOCCER PLAYOFFS SCHEDULE Peach Valley—-The Coal Ridge Titans earned the 6th overall seed and will host a four team regional Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock.  The Titans will take on 27th seed Alexander Dawson.  The winner will play either number 11 Manitou Springs or 22nd seed Sheridan High School Saturday afternoon at 1.  Carbondale—The Roaring ...
    • Sports, October 21st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFF BRACKETS SET   2013 CHSAA Boys Soccer Championships – 2013 3A Bracket Location Various Cities, CO Print Bracket Add Bracket to my site Oct 25First round 1Colorado Academy 32Sterling View Pregame Show Details 16Fort Lupton 17Jefferson View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 6p 8Roaring Fork 25Fountain Valley View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 4p 9Faith Christian 24Telluride View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 1p 5Kent Denver 28Liberty Common View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 3:30p 12Bishop ...