From the KMTS News Room:

    • Adams County Deputy Laid to Rest DENVER (AP) – Thousands of people turned out to honor a Colorado sheriff’s deputy shot and killed while chasing a suspect. People lined streets Friday north of Denver to watch a large procession of law enforcement vehicles led by dozens of motorcycles taking Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm’s body to Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette. ...
    • Helicopter Crash Settlement DENVER (AP) – An aircraft manufacturer and a medical flight operator have agreed to pay $100 million to a flight nurse who was severely burned in a Colorado helicopter crash. Attorneys for David Repsher say Airbus Helicopters, the manufacturer, and Air Methods Corp., the operator, agreed to the payment to settle Repsher’s lawsuit over the 2015 ...
    • Denver Zoo Welcomes First Birth of the New Year DENVER (AP) – A two-toed sloth has been born at the Denver Zoo. The zoo’s sloth named Charlotte gave birth to the baby on Sunday. The mother and her baby made their public debut together on Thursday. The baby sloth is the zoo’s first announced birth in 2018. Zoo officials have yet to name the baby or announce ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency is considering new technology to explore the polluted mysteries inside old mines. Officials say robots could get into tight spaces with bad air quality to investigate contaminated water flowing below mountains in Colorado and elsewhere. Understanding what’s inside the mines can help officials prevent or clean up spills ...
    • Oil and Gas Drilling Issue Goes Before State’s High Court Denver— The Colorado Supreme Court will consider a dispute over how much weight should be given to public health and the environment in decisions over oil and gas drilling. The court announced  today that it would hear an appeal of the case. It stems from a 2013 request by six young people who wanted the Colorado Oil ...
    • Dakota Pipeline Shooter to Be Sentenced BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A judge has scheduled a May 31 sentencing for a Denver woman who pleaded guilty in a shooting during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Thirty-eight-year-old Red Fawn Fallis could face up to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors have agreed to recommend no more than seven years. ...
    • Flags Lowered in Honor of Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy DENVER (AP) – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered all flags on state buildings lowered in honor of a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed in Thornton. Hickenlooper says all flags should remain lowered until sunset on the day of Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm’s funeral. The order comes as officers search for two more ...
    • Rocky Mountain National Park Comes Close to Visitation Record FORT COLLINS (AP) – Rocky Mountain National Park almost set another visitation record in 2017. The park’s visitation last year was less than 2 percent shy of the 4.5 million visitors it saw in 2016.
    • Representatives Push for Marijuana Policy BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Colorado Rep. Jared Polis are leading a bipartisan push urging President Donald Trump to reinstate an Obama-era policy discouraging federal prosecutors from targeting individuals involved in the marijuana trade in states that have legalized the drug. Nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized the recreational ...
    • Warren Miller, Filmmaker, Dead at 93 ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. (AP) – Warren Miller, the prolific outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to the skiing life that he narrated with his own humorous style, has died. He was 93. His family says in a statement that Miller died Wednesday evening at his home on Orcas Island. A World War II veteran, ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, October 18th HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL CHSAA POSTPONES STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Aurora—-The Basalt Lady Longhorns will have to wait until tomorrow to play La Junta in the first round of the State 3A Softball Tournament at the Aurora Sports Complex.  The Colorado High School Athletic Association postponed day one of the tournament due to snow and wet, muddy fields.  The ...
    • Sports, October 17th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCHEDULE Glenwood Springs at Rifle—-4pm Coal Ridge at Grand Valley—-4pm VOLLEYBALL Coal Ridge at Rifle—-6pm COLTS OWNER BACKPEDALS ON MANNING COMMENTS Fox, Polian chide Irsay for criticizing ManningENGLEWOOD (AP) – Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay has backed down a bit after Broncos coach John Fox and former Colts general manager Bill Polian chided him for comments critical of Peyton ...
    • Sports, October 16th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES VOLLEYBALL Battle Mountain—-3 Coal Ridge——0 Aspen—-3        Basalt—-0 Meeker—-3      Grand Valley—-1 SOCCER Coal Ridge—-10     Moffat County—0 Summit—6       Rifle—–0 Battle Mountain—-2    Basalt——0 Roaring Fork—–6      CRMS—–0 BRONCOS ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay has backed down a bit after Broncos coach John Fox and former Colts general manager Bill Polian chided him for comments critical of Peyton Manning.  Fox used his weekly SiriusXM ...
    • Sports, October 8th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE Grand Valley at Coal Ridge—-6pm Roaring Fork at Olathe—-6:30 SOCCER Glenwood at Eagle Valley—-6pm 4pm games—-Rifle at Palisade, Grand Valley at Moffat County, Vail Mtn. School at Roaring Fork, CRMS at Aspen. NUGGETS GUARD CLEARED OF CRIMINAL CHARGES CENTENNIAL (AP) – The domestic violence case against Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been dropped. Lisa Pinto, a ...
    • Sports, October 7th   HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES FOOTBALL Glenwood—-19    Eagle Valley—-0 Palisade—–28     Rifle—–27 Cedaredge—-27   Roaring Fork—-0 Bayfield—–27     Coal Ridge—–12 Grand Valley—-39      Pagosa Springs—-21 Olathe—–34       Basalt—–0 Gunnison—–14     Aspen—–10 VOLLEYBALL Glenwood—-3    Palisade—–1 Roaring Fork—-3     Cedaredge—-0 Coal Ridge—-3       Olathe——0 SOCCER Eagle Valley——3    Rifle—–0   MLB PLAYOFFS NATIONAL  LEAGUEFinal    Pittsburgh          5    St.  Louis      3Final    L.A.  Dodgers    13    Atlanta          6 NATIONAL  FOOTBALL  LEAGUEFinal    Baltimore            26    Miami                  23Final    Green  Bay            22    Detroit                9Final    St.  Louis            34    Jacksonville    20Final    Kansas  City        26    ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Overcome Mistakes to Down Devils, 19-0 GYPSUM(10/4/13) — “All kinds of crazy things happened,” Glenwood coach Rocky Whitworth said after two fumbles and a bad snap thwarted scoring opportunities, but the Demons still prevailed 19-0 over an outmanned Eagle Valley team. “Our defense played outstanding,” Whitworth said by way of explaining how Glenwood (3-2 Western Slope, 3-3 overall) won its third ...
    • Sports, October 4th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES SOCCER Palisade—-3      Glenwood—-0 Coal Ridge—-4     Rifle——-1 VOLLEYBALL Eagle Valley—-3   Glenwood —-2 Rifle——3       Hotchkiss——0 Coal Ridge—-3    Basalt—–0   FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  (All games 7 pm kickoff) Glenwood at Eagle Valley (Gypsum)  Live broadcast on KMTS begins at 6:45 #2 Palisade at #1 Rifle Bayfield at Coal Ridge Pagosa Springs at Grand Valley Basalt at Olathe Aspen at Gunnison ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…. BRONCOS WILL CONTINUE WITHOUT CHAMP ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Champ Bailey ...
    • Sports, October 3rd HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES SOFTBALL Basalt travels to Rifle for a 4 o’clock game. SOCCER At 4 o’clock this afternoon, Glenwood plays at Palisade while Rifle welcomes Coal Ridge. VOLLEYBALL Glenwood hosts Eagle Valley and Coal Ridge plays at Basalt at 6.  At 6:30, Delta and Grand Valley square off in Parachute. ELSEWHERE IN COLORADO SPORTS…   DENVER (AP) – Semyon Varlamov was sharp ...
    • KMTS Football: Glenwood Defense Keys Homecoming Win over Delta GLENWOOD SPRINGS(9-27-13) — An extended halftime is not unexpected in a homecoming game, and lightning added another 30 minute delay, but neither rain nor a vaunted Delta passing game could keep Glenwood from its second straight league win, 15-7, over the ninth-ranked Panthers. After the weather dampened the homecoming festivities during intermission, the Panthers threatened ...
    • Sports, September 27th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL RESULTS Glenwood—–3     Steamboat Springs—-0   Coal Ridge—3 Moffat County—0   SOCCER Coal Ridge—2 Aspen—-0   Grand Valley—–1 Moffat County—–1 SOFTBALL Basalt——19 Grand Valley—-0 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ON TAP TONIGHT Glenwood welcomes 9th ranked Delta tonight for homecoming at Stubler Memorial Field.  Game time is set for 7 with pregame coverage beginning at 6:45 on KMTS. Rifle tackles Battle Mountain in Edwards tonight at 7.  Roaring Fork hosts Paonia, ...