From the KMTS News Room:

    • Colorado Medicaid Change Colorado’s Medicaid program is rolling out a two-phase plan to lessen the number of opioid drugs in circulation. The program will be reducing the amount of opioid painkillers it allows recipients to receive starting in August. The second phase calls for reducing the total dosage of opioids that all patients can receive. Medicaid currently won’t pay for recipients ...
    • No Charges In Fire No criminal charges are expected to be filed against a mower operator who accidentally sparked a wildfire on the front rage this past weekend. The Loveland Fire Rescue Authority said Monday that the Spring Glade Fire west of Loveland was started after a tractor mower spindle struck a rock. Spokesman Scott Pringle says that parts heated by ...
    • Pipeline Replacement A natural gas company that owns a pipeline involved in the 2013 contamination of Parachute Creek is replacing the pipeline after the U.S. Department of Transportation decided it has regulatory authority over the line. The new natural gas liquids pipeline being constructed by Williams will be placed about 17 feet beneath the creek and will be ...
    • Mountain For Sale Colorado is of course known worldwide as the proud home of 53 beautiful mountain peaks over 14,000 feet. . .and for the right price, you can actually own a 14-er all your own. Culebra Peak, the highest peak in the Sangre de Christo range near the New Mexico border is officially on the market. The 14,053-foot ...
    • Eagle Bar Attack An Eagle man is looking at possibly spending the next half century behind bars for an attack on a local bartender early Monday morning. 34-year-old Pedro Gonzalez was arrested just hours after he allegedly attempted to kill the female bartender at the Brush Creek Saloon just after 1 o’clock yesterday morning. Investigators say that video from ...
    • Redwine Arrest Disturbing new details are coming to light in the case against Mark Redwine for the 2012 death of his 13-year-old son Dylan. Court documents connected to the contentious divorce and custody battle between Redwine and Dylan’s mother, Elaine Hall, describe “compromising” photos of Mark Redwine that were apparently discovered by his son. The photos reportely show ...
    • Front Range Bear Problems Black bears are on the move in cities and towns along Colorado’s Front Range and local activists say improperly stored household garbage contributes to the problem. Authorities have killed some three dozen bears causing problems in Colorado this year. Although no bears have been removed or killed in Boulder yet, there’s plenty of bear activity in ...
    • Endangered Mouse Biologists are surveying the foothills along the front range for a threatened species of mouse that’s emerged as a source of frustration for ranchers and the real estate industry. A recent search turned up no Preble’s meadow jumping mice at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge outside of Denver, but additional searches will continue through the ...
    • Longmont Wal-Mart Shooting Authorities in Longmont are searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot early yesterday. Longmont police say that 34-year-old Joseph Keith Anderson is wanted on charges of second-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a previous offender. Further details including Anderson’s alleged motive were not disclosed. Authorities received a ...
    • Business In Politics The American Legislative Exchange Council wrapped up its annual meeting in Denver on Friday, and activists say they’ll keep watching as the group’s agenda unfolds in coming months. The national organization, funded by more than 300 corporations and conservative foundations, brings lawmakers and campaign contributors together to review so-called model legislation to be introduced in multiple ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, April 22nd HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL   The Glenwood Demons are hoping to finally meet the Rifle Bears on the baseball field for the first time this season.  The Demons and Bears are set to play at 6:30 tonight at Deerfield Park.  The game will be broadcast live on KMTS radio at 96.7 and 99.1.   MLB/ROCKIES The Colorado Rockies’ 8 game winning ...
    • Sports, April 18th HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL   The Glenwood / Rifle baseball game scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled once again to next Monday, the 22nd at 6:30 at Deerfield Park.  BRONCO ARRESTED NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) – Denver Broncos safety Quinton Carter has a new court date on felony charges that could get him years in prison for allegedly ...
    • Sports, April 17th HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Last night’s game between Glenwood and Rifle at Deerfield Park was postponed due to adverse weather conditions.  The game is scheduled to be played tomorrow night at 6:30.   SOCCER The Glenwood Lady Demons took over first place in the Western Slope 4A Conference with last night’s 3 to 1 home victory over Palisade. In other soccer ...
    • Sports, April 16th HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL GAME POSTPONED   Rifle—Tonight’s western slope showdown between the Rifle Bears and the Glenwood Demons has been rescheduled to Thursday night at Cooper Field in Rifle.  The game time is 6:30, weather permitting and will be broadcast live on KMTS.   Coal Ridge is scheduled to take on the Bruins in Cedaredge today at 4 ...
    • Sports, April 15th NUGGETS SET FRANCHISE RECORD FOR WINS IN A SEASON DENVER (AP) – Andre Iguodala (ihg-woh-DAH’-lah) scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets set an NBA franchise record with their 55th win Sunday, beating the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 118-109 but losing another starter. On the day Ty Lawson (right heel) returned to Denver’s starting ...
    • Sports, April 12th BASEBALL Rifle–The Rifle Bears came from behind to beat the Basalt Longhorns yesterday at Cooper Field 7 to 4. The Bears travel to Delta tomorrow while the Longhorns who are still undefeated in the Western Slope 3A, take on the second place Gunnison Cowboys. Glenwood–The Glenwood Demons travel to Gypsum to battle the Eagle Valley Devils ...
    • Sports, April 10th GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Roaring Fork—9                Grand Valley—2 Vail Christian—0                Grand Junction Central—0     HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Aspen—3 Coal Ridge—0   GLENWOOD WILL BATTLE PALISADE TONIGHT IN GJ Grand Junction—The Glenwood Demons will take on the Palisade Bulldogs tonight at Suplizeo Field in Grand Junction.  The game is set for 6 o’clock and will be broadcast live on KMTS. ROCKIES LOSE SECOND STRAIGHT TO GIANTS San ...
    • 2013 Season Could be Todd Helton’s Last MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are set to take on the Brewers in Milwaukee today as the baseball season gets under way. Manager Walt Weiss is taking over a team that finished a franchise-worst 64-98 and last in the NL West, 30 games behind the division and World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The 1988 AL ...
    • Sports, March 28th   NBA/NUGGETS LOSE   SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Tim Duncan had 23 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs escaped with a 100-99 win over Denver on Wednesday night when Nuggets veteran guard Andre Miller missed a short jumper at the buzzer. Danny Green added 20 points and Tony Parker had 18 points and 11 assists ...
    • Sports, March 27th   ROCKIES EDGE DODGERS GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Jon Garland tossed six impressive innings in his Colorado debut and Michael Cuddyer (kuh-DY’-ur) hit a grand slam that sent the Rockies to a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.  Garland signed a major league contract with Colorado on Sunday after he was let go ...