From the KMTS News Room:

    • Carbondale Barn Total Loss Following Fire Carbondale firefighters responded to a structure fire on Goose Creek Lane near County Road 100 just before noon today. According to Mike Wagner with the Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, firefighters found a barn fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. The barn collapsed a short time later. Wagner says the fire was contained to ...
    • GLENWOOD SPRINGS ELECTION RESULTS GLENWOOD VOTERS LIKE KAUP, GODES FOR COUNCIL AT -LARGE Shelly Kaup             811 votes Charles Willman      724 votes Jonathan Gorst       201 votes Rick Davis                198 WARD 2 Rick Voorhees       unopposed WARD 5 Jonathan Godes                    272 Amber ...
    • NEWS LITTLETON MAN KILLED IN ROLLOVER NEAR NEW CASTLE New Castle—The man who died in Sunday’s rollover accident near New Castle was identified as 65 year old Christopher Timmes of Littleton.  Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says Timmes died of blunt force injuries and determined the crash was an accident.  Timmes was wearing a seatbelt.  According to ...
    • NEWS RIFLE MAN SOUGHT IN MURDER OF SON-IN-LAW Rifle—The Rifle Police Department along with county and state authorities are looking for the man suspected of shooting and killing his son-in-law Wednesday night outside a North Rifle apartment building.  An an arrest warrant for first degree murder has been issued for 45 year old Michael Francis Montgomery in ...
    • Arrest Warrant Issued for Shooting Suspect Rifle Police and others are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Wednesday night near Wamsley Elementary School. According to Rifle Police Chief Tommy Klein, dispatchers received a call reporting shots fired in the 2600 block of Acacia Avenue (near the Dearfield Park Subdivision) just before 8 o’clock. When officers arrived, they found the victim, 28 year ...
    • NEWS SUTEY RANCH LAND EXCHANGE FINAL Carbondale—Two major pieces of property near Carbondale now belong to the public. The final documents were entered into the official record transferring the 557 acre Sutey Ranch north of Carbondale and the 112 acre Haines Parcel along Prince Creek south of Carbondale to the Bureau of Land Management.  BLM Acting Field ...
    • New Castle Structure Fire Colorado River Fire Rescue crews are currently fighting a structure fire near the east of River Frontage Road (near mile marker 102 on Interstate 70). The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says the structure is an old building containing lots of tires, which are causing a large amount of black smoke. Eye witnesses familiar with the area ...
    • NEWS HOUSE COMMITTEE PASSES REVISED DRILLING SETBACK RULE Denver—It may be temporary, but for now it’s a win for schools and a blow for Colorado’s oil and gas industry. Last night, following more than six hours of testimony, the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee voted 6 to 5 for a bill requiring drilling sites to be ...
    • SNOWMASS SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROJECT MOVES FORWARD Snowmass/Glenwood Springs—Summers will never be the same at Snowmass Ski Resort. Today the White River National Forest released a Final Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Record of Decision for the Snowmass Multi-Season Projects that will add a mountain coaster, zip line, zip line canopy tour, a ropes challenge course as well as new and realigned ...
    • NEWS STATE TRYING TO KEEP TAX DOLLARS FOR ROADS, SCHOOLS Denver—Health care, roads and schools in Colorado need money more than taxpayers. That’s the gist of a Republican-sponsored bill that would allow the state to keep more of the tax revenue it already has for such needs under TABOR, The Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. The measure, sponsored ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, December 20th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The Rifle Bears travel to Palisade tonight for a league showdown with the Bulldogs. The girls tip off at 6 o’clock while the boys battle the Bulldogs at 7:30. You can catch both games on 99.1 and 96.7 KMTS and KMTS.com. NBA/Nuggets Portland, OR–The Denver Nuggets go for their fourth straight win tonight as ...
    • Sports, December 19th   HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL   The Glenwood Demons split a pair of games with the Roaring Fork Rams last night at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium.  The Lady Demons won an overtime thriller 59-47 to close out 2012 with a 6 and 1 record.  Senior Kenzie Nelson Buehler led the winning effort with 18 points.  Sophomore Jordan Decrow sent the game ...
    • KMTS Basketball: Dramatic Comeback Leads Lady Demons to Overtime Win GLENWOOD SPRINGS (12/18/12) — What were the odds of Glenwood making 3 of 4 three-point attempts in the last 70 seconds of a game when the Lady Demons had missed 16 of 19 until then?  No matter; that’s exactly what happened as Delaney Gaddis nailed a pair of treys and Jordan DeCrow splashed in another ...
    • Sports, December 18th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Tonight, the Glenwood Demons host the Roaring Fork Rams. The Lady Demons tip off at 6 and the boys will follow up at 7:30. Both games will be broadcast live on KMTS. BRONCOS ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Eric Decker was the first of Peyton Manning’s workout buddies, sneaking onto high school football fields ...
    • Sports, December 14th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS BASKETBALL GIRLS / BOYS The Glenwood Demons host the Eagle Valley Devils tonight at 6 and 7:30. Glenwood travels to Steamboat Springs tomorrow afternoon to play at noon and 2:30. Rifle welcomes Steamboat to the Bear’s Den tonight at 6 and 7:30. Grand Valley heads to Craig to play Moffat County, Roaring Fork ...
    • Sports, December 13th BODE MILLER PUTS OFF SKIING FOR A WHILE VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) – Bode Miller likely won’t start his season until February as part of his cautious return from left knee surgery. There’s also a chance he might sit out the entire season. U.S. Ski Team head coach Sasha Rearick tells The Associated ...
    • Sports, 12-12-12 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The Glenwood Demons split a pair of games with the Summit Tigers last night near Frisco. The Lady Demons improved to 4 and 0 with their 58-41 victory over the Lady Tigers. Kenzie Nelson-Buehler and Hailey Armstrong paced the Lady Demons with 14 and 11 points respectively. In the nightcap, ...
    • Sports, December 11th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The Glenwood Demons boy’s and girl’s teams head to Summit County to take on the Tigers. The girls tip off at 5:30 while the boy’s play at 7. Both games will be broadcast live on KMTS. The Coal Ridge Titans take on the Bears tonight in Rifle. The girls take the court ...
    • Sports, December 7th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons boys’ lost to Aspen last night, 56-30. The Demon Invitational continues today and tomorrow at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium. Tonight, the Glenwood girls and boys take on Faith Christian at 6 and 7:30. Elsewhere in basketball, the Rifle Bears are competing at the Steamboat Springs Invitational tournament today and tomorrow ...
    • Sports, December 6th HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons boy’s basketball team will play their second game of the season tonight at home against the Aspen Skiers. Tip off is set for 7 o’clock and marks the official beginning of the Demon Round Robin Tournament. The Rifle Bears boys and girls teams will be playing ...