From the KMTS News Room:

    • Support for Beating Victim Residents in Eagle are rallying together to support a local woman who was savagely beaten early this week while doing her job as a bartender. Locals have started a GoFundMe account for Dita Richterova, as well as a fund at the Brush Creek Saloon in Eagle where she works. Richterova was the only employee in the bar ...
    • Carbondale Robber Sentenced One of two culprits involved in an armed robbery of a Carbondale convenience store last winter was sentenced in District Court yesterday. 19-year-old Nicholas Ameral was sentenced to 6 years in prison for robbing the Cowen Center Convenience Store at gunpoint back in February along with his cousin Benjamin Weeks. After the hold-up, when the cousins ...
    • Wild Horse Amendment The ongoing battle between advocates for wild horses and those who say the horse population needs to be curbed is likely heading for another showdown if Congress approves revised language in the Interior Department’s 2018 budget that would allow for more horses to be destroyed. An amendment introduced by Representative Chris Stewart of Utah removed language ...
    • Redwine Claims Ignorance During Arrest Bodycam footage released by police in Bellingham, Washington shows Mark Redwine claiming to have no idea why authorities in Colorado would want to have him arrested as officers took him into custody last weekend for the murder of his 13-year-old son Dylan. The 55-year old Redwine had been a potential suspect in his son’s death since ...
    • Navajo Nation Eyes Colorado Land The Navajo Nation has created a committee to look into the purchase of ranchland in Colorado that’s home to two sacred mountains. Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye believes the purchase of prime land in Colorado would make the citizens of the Navajo Nation whole. Begaye said on Wednesday that the executive office committee found about 26 square ...
    • Swimmer Drowns An investigation is underway after a 40-year-old man drowned in a lake southwest of Grand Junction this past weekend. Deputy Henry Stoffel with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says the man was on a family outing and was swimming across Enoch Lake when he slipped below the surface Saturday. Stoffel says the lake in Glade Park is ...
    • 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 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • KMTS Basketball: SPENCE DRIVES LADY DEMONS TO 4A SECOND ROUND   GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/26/13) — The sophomores are growing up for Glenwood Springs as Madi Spence and Jordan DeCrow, with a big boost off the bench from Jaime Crowley, lifted the Lady Demons to a 4A first-round home win over Colorado Springs Harrison, 52-42 Tuesday. Spence had a dominant, breakout game, recording just her second double-double of ...
    • Sports, February 26th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBAL PLAYOFFS Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Lady Demons host the Lady Panthers of Harrison High School in a first round 4A state playoff game tonight. Tip off at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium is set for 7 o’clock. Rifle–The 6th seeded Rifle Lady Bears welcome the 11th seeded Lady Spartans of Thomas Jefferson High School in tonight’s first ...
    • 3A DISTRICT BRACKETS WESTERN SLOPE DISTRICT TOURNAMENT GIRLS TUESDAY – FEB 26TH – PIGTAIL GAME – HOME SITE 7:00pm: #8 Aspen vs #9 Basalt THURSDAY – FEB 28TH – QUARTERFINALS – HOME SITES 5:30pm: #1 Moffat County vs Aspen/Basalt 5:30pm: #4 Roaring Fork vs #5 Coal Ridge 7:00pm: #2 Olathe vs #7 Gunnison 7:00pm: #3 Grand Valley vs #6 Cedaredge FRIDAY – ...