From the KMTS News Room:

    • New Charges for GWS Woman The legal problems keep coming for a Glenwood Springs woman charged in an allegedly drug-related night in Aspen last month that ended up with several vehicles being either mishandled, stolen, or crashed. 24-year-old Elizabeth Bergquist initially claimed that her 2006 Chevy Malibu had been stolen when it was found in a pond at Aspen Meadows, but ...
    • Mesa County Father & Son Arrested A father and son from Grand Junction are behind bars facing multiple drug and weapons charges after Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies searched their home on Monday. 49-year-old James Sargent and his son, 26-year-old Colt Davidson were arrested after deputies noticed materials used in producing hash oil in Sargent’s car during a traffic stop, and a strong ...
    • GJ Teen Killed, Suspect Arrested A 20-year-old Colorado man has been ordered held without bail after being charged with shooting two 17-year-old girls in Grand Junction, this past weekend. One of the girls was killed Israel Jerome Massingill did not enter pleas Monday to the charges of first-degree murder or second-degree murder in the death of Kiera Quintana, who was shot ...
    • Former Sheriff Retrial An October retrial has been set for a former Colorado sheriff charged with abusing his power. A judge declared a mistrial on July 10 in the case against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, after jurors deadlocked on four charges including felony extortion. Jurors acquitted him of witness tampering and an official misconduct. The remaining counts ...
    • Raccoon Power Outage Nearly three dozen homeowners in Craig can blame a weekend power outage and fire on an unexpected culprit – a raccoon. Yampa Valley Electric Member Outreach Specialist Tammi Strickland says the raccoon had climbed on a power pole transformer, causing it to spark and igniting a fire that burned about 7 acres on private property southwest ...
    • Colorado Girl Killed Waterskiing Authorities say a 12-year-old Colorado girl waterskiing on a New Hampshire lake was struck and killed by a powerboat operated by her father. The New Hampshire Marine Patrol says Zoe Anderson, of Highlands Ranch, fell while waterskiing Monday on Newfound Lake. The patrol says her father, Sherwood Anderson, drove the towing boat back toward her but ...
    • Bomb Attempt Plea A man accused of leaving a bomb outside a police station in Nederland to avenge the killing of a fellow member of a hippie group in the 1970s is expected to plead guilty in court today. David Michael Ansberry is expected to acknowledge that he left a powerful bomb containing arsenic outside the Nederland Police Department ...
    • NFL IDENTITY THEFT IF YOU’RE GOING TO ATTEMPT TO STEAL SOMEONE’S IDENTITY, IT’S PROBABLY A GOOD IDEA TO NOT PICK SOMEONE WHO IS VERY WELL KNOWN TO MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. ASPEN POLICE SAY THAT A MIAMI MAN WAS ARRESTED LAST FRIDAY AFTER TRYING TO CONVINCE EMPLOYEES AT THE LOUIS VUITTON STORE THAT HE WAS FORMER NFL RECEIVER CHAD ...
    • NEW CHARGES FOR SILT FAMILY TWO MORE MEMBERS OF A SILT FAMILY EMBROILED IN A HIGH-PROFILE EMBEZZLEMENT CASE HAVE BEEN IMPLICATED IN THE EXPANDING INVESTIGATION INTO THE ALLEGED MULTI-YEAR SCAM AT THE BEAR WALLOW RANCH, OWNED BY WAFFLE HOUSE CEO JOE ROGERS JR. AND HIS WIFE. INVESTIGATORS SAY THAT 25 YEAR-OLD TYLER FARRIS AND 22-YEAR-OLD DUSTIN FARRIS, JOINED THEIR PARENTS, CHARLES ...
    • NEWS TRASH PICK UP TIMES CHANGED FOR G.A.B. Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs residents will have to get their trash cans to the curb before sunrise when the Grand Avenue Bridge detours begin exactly one month from today.  City officials say to avoid additional traffic tie-ups during peak morning rush hours, trash-hauling companies will begin their days at 5 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, January 30th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Gypsum–The Glenwood Lady Demons earned a big win over the Eagle Valley Lady Devils last night in Gypsum, 49-33. The victory improved the Glenwood girl’s record to 6 and 3 in the Western Slope and 10 and 3 overall. In the boy’s game, Glenwood fell to the second place Devils, ...
    • Sports, January 29th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Gypsum–The Glenwood Demons travel to Gypsum tonight to take on the Eagle Valley Devils. The girl’s game begins at 6 o’clock and the boy’s game tips off at 7:30. Both games will be broadcast live on KMTS. In 3A basketball, Olathe visits Coal Ridge and Grand Valley welcomes Aspen to Parachute for ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Glenwood Boys & Girls Come Back for Second-half Wins KMTS BASKETBALL:  Glenwood Boys & Girls Come Back for Second-half Wins   GLENWOOD SPRINGS (1/26/13) –  Both the Glenwood Springs girls and boys basketball teams completed second-half comebacks to sweep Steamboat Springs and set the stage for the challenge of taking on two of the better teams in the Western Slope League at Eagle Valley next Tuesday. ...
    • KMTS BASKETBALL: Bears Orchestrate One-point Win at Delta     DELTA (1/25/13) — Like  a crew-cut maestro, Rifle coach Roger Walters conducted a second-half, spread-the-court symphony, that orchestrated a 42-41 win at Delta, ending a six-game losing slide for the Bears and knocking the Panthers out of a first-place tie in the Western Slope League.   Rifle, in winning just its second league game,  hit 7 of ...
    • Sports, January 25th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons earned a split at home last night against the Summit Tigers. The Lady Demons overcame a sluggish first half to defeat Summit 46-28. Senior Kenzi Nelson-Buehler led all scorers with 19 points. In the boy’s contest, Glenwood had the lead at halftime but went cold from ...
    • Sports, January 24th WINTER X GAMES 17 UNDERWAY Aspen–The 17th Winter X Games are up and running at Buttermilk Mountain. Thousands of people are expected to flock to the four day competition that features over a dozen Colorado athletes including Gretchen Bleiler and Matt Walker of Aspen along with Eric Willett of Breckenridge. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ...
    • Sports, January 23rd HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Carbondale–The Roaring Fork Rams swept the visiting Coal Ridge Titans last night in a couple of key Western Slope conference games. The Lady Rams edged Coal Ridge 59-57 while the Ram’s boys team cruised to a 57-35 victory. NHL/Avalanche Denver–Thanks to two, third period goals, a minute and a half apart, the ...
    • Sports, January 22nd HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Carbondale–The Roaring Fork Rams girls and boys will host the Coal Ridge Titans tonight in Carbondale. The girls tip off at 5:30 and will be followed by the boys contest at 7. NHL/AVALANCHE Denver–The Avs take the ice tonight for their second game of the strike-shortened season. The defending Stanley Cup Champion Los ...
    • Sports, January 21st FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – No visitor has walked out of Moby Arena a winner since Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy led Southern Miss to a victory at the Rams’ ear-splitting, high-altitude auditorium back in November 2011. The Rams went on to make an NCAA tournament run, after which coach Tim Miles left ...
    • Sports, January 18th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS BASKETBALL The Glenwood Demons boys and girls travel to Palisade tonight to take on the Bulldogs. The Lady Demons tip off at 6 and the boys follow at 7:30. Both games will be broadcast live on KMTS. The Rifle Bears host the first place Delta Panthers tonight at 6 and 7:30. ...