From the KMTS News Room:

    • Missing Hitchiker Police in southwest Wyoming say new information has led them to search a home for evidence connected to the unsolved 2006 death of a Colorado hitchhiker. The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday detectives are processing a Rock Springs residence for evidence. Back in 2006, Ben Bradley, then 28 years old, was traveling from his home in ...
    • Colorado Springs: In-City Hunting? Colorado Springs councilmembers are being urged to consider allowing hunting within city limits to combat high populations of deer. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have met with city leaders to discuss the issue. State officials say the hunt could decrease vehicle accidents, as well as the number of local gardens that get raided by the deer. One ...
    • Governor’s Race Fundraising Next year, the occupant of Colorado’s Governor’s mansion will be changing, when current Governor John Hickenlooper leaves the office due to term limits. There’s no shortage of candidates vying to replace Hickenlooper, but according to 2nd quarter campaign finance reports, some of them may face a shortage of cash. The current fundraising totals that were submitted ...
    • Man Pulls Knife in GWS Park Glenwood Springs police had to respond with at least a bit of force to Centennial Park in the downtown business district yesterday afternoon after they received a report that a homeless man had pulled a knife on another man during an argument in the park. When officers arrived, they found a man who matched the description ...
    • Accidental Bear Spray When heading into Colorado’s great outdoors, it always good to be prepared in case you run into a bear. But for one local tourist this past weekend, her protection apparently kicked in just a little too early. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s office says that the college-aged woman was one of a number of visitors that were ...
    • Marijuana Taxes Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado for three and a half years now, and the state recently reached a milestone in regard to the taxes that are assessed on the sales of pot. In May, tax revenue from pot sales officially reached $500 million dollars. A new report released this week detailed the major beneficiaries ...
    • Woman Pleads Not Guilty in GWS Murder A WOMAN WHO WAS INITIALLY CHARGED AS AN ACCESSORY TO A SHOOTING DEATH IN GLENWOOD SPRINGS LAST YEAR, WAS IN DISTRICT COURT YESTERDAY TO ENTER A PLEA – THIS TIME CHARGED AS AN ACCOMPLICE AND FACING A CHARGE OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER. MICHELLE CASTILLO PLEADED NOT GUILTY IN THE DEATH OF BLANCA SALAS-JURADO, WHO WAS FOUND WITH ...
    • Loma Gun Heist Arrest INVESTIGATORS WITH THE MESA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAY THAT A GRAND JUNCTION TEEN IS FACING CHARGES RELATED TO A GUN AND AMMUNITION HEIST IN THE TOWN OF LOMA LAST WINTER. 18-YEAR-OLD STEVEN TYLER COOK IS ACCUSED OF USING A TORCH TO BREAK INTO A GUN SAFE AND STEAL NEARLY $17,000 WORTH OF WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION BACK ...
    • Suspect in Blue Lake Deaths Arrested in Florida A 23 year old man is in custody in Florida, following an almost 4 month long investigation. According to a press release from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Samuel Brunelus was connected to capsules of Carfentanil, which were found near 26 year old Michael Martinez’ and 30 year old Camillo Sanchez’ bodies in a Blue ...
    • Steamboat Bike Accident A 64-year-old man has died of injuries suffered in a weekend bicycle crash in Steamboat Springs. Police Commander Annette Dopplick says it appears the man lost control of his bike early Sunday afternoon and went over the handlebars. Nobody saw the crash, but people heard it and immediately called 911. The man was taken to a hospital ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, March 7th GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Rifle Lady Bears kick off the spring sports season with a home game this afternoon against Delta. The Glenwood Lady Demons take on Palisade tonight under the lights at 7 at Colorado Mesa University. NBA/NUGGETS Denver–Tonight, the red hot Denver Nuggets host Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the LA Clippers tonight ...
    • Sports, March 6th HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS KICKS OFF THIS WEEK GIRL’S SOCCER Two local teams kick off the season tomorrow. The Rifle Lady Bears have a 4 o’clock home game with Delta while the Glenwood Lady Demons play under the lights at Palisade tomorrow at 7. NBA/NUGGETS Sacramento, CA–The Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings last night in California, 120-113. ...
    • Sports, March 5th NBA/DENVER NUGGETS Denver–The Nuggets won their 11th straight home game with last night’s 104-88 trouncing of the Atlanta Hawks. Corey Brewer led the Nuggets with 22 points. Ty Lawson had 18. NHL/AVALANCHE Denver–The Colorado Avalanche take on the Detroit Red Wings tonight at the Pepsi Center. COLLEGE BASKETBALL/DENVER PIONEERS DENVER (AP) – Denver guard Chase Hallam is relishing his return to ...
    • Sports, March 4th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 3A REGIONAL BRACKETS CLASS 3A – STATE TOURNAMENT BOYS 1st round games: Friday March 8th Winners play second round game on Saturday March 9th REGION ONE #1 Kent Denver (21-1) vs #32 Aurora West Prep (8-8) #16 Aspen (18-4) vs #17 La Junta (16-6) REGION TWO #8 Denver Science (17-5) vs #25 James Irwin (14-7) #9 Sterling (18-4) vs ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: RAMS ARE DISTRICT CHAMPIONS, WILL HOST 3A REGIONAL   PALISADE HIGH SCHOOL (3/2/13) –  Trae Moxley said coach Larry Williams’ instructions were simple for Roaring Fork’s 59-54 Western Slope 3A District championship win over Moffat County:  “Get boards, boards, boards, and make sure they didn’t get second shots.” Moxley and his Ram teammates executed the plan well, dominating the glass, 41-25, with the 6-5 senior ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Lady Demons Just Miss Upset; Bears Advance     LAKEWOOD (3/1/13) -Next year nearly arrived early as the young Glenwood Lady Demons nearly knocked off  number-one seeded D’Evelyn before falling 47-44 in the first round of the 4A state playoffs. “We gave them a big surprise, even surprised ourselves,” a fiercely proud coach Jackie Gaddis said after her team fought the 23-1 Jaguars to the ...
    • Sports, March 1st HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS 3A Districts Carbondale–The Roaring Fork girls and boys swept the Coal Ridge Titans last night in Carbondale. The Lady Rams won 54-40 while the boy’s took the nightcap 58-51. The Lady Rams will play top-seeded Moffat County this afternoon at 3 in a semi final game at Palisade High School. ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Rams Boys & Girls Advance to Palisade in Districts   CARBONDALE (2/28/13) — After his top-seeded Roaring Fork Rams had survived a harrowing challenge from last-place Coal Ridge, 58-51, boys coach Larry Williams admitted, “It was nerve-wracking knowing our season would be over if we lost, even though we won the league. Maybe that affected us a little bit.” The second quarter was typical: Roaring Fork ...
    • Sports, February 28th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS BOYS 4A Greeley–The Glenwood Demons played well for about three quarters but got blown out in the fourth quarter in last night’s first round playoff game at Greeley Central. The Wildcats ended Glenwood’s season with a 63-44 victory. Senior Collin Porterfield led the Demons with 17 points. Rifle–The Rifle Bears’ season came to ...
    • Sports, February 27th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 4A GIRLS PLAYOFFS Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Lady Demons advanced to the round of 32 with last night’s 52-42 victory over the visiting Lady Panthers of Harrison High School. 6-1 sophomore Madi Spence led all scorers with a career high of 20 points. Glenwood travels to the front range this Friday night ...