From the KMTS News Room:

    • Northern Colorado Oil Well Blowout Friday DENVER (AP) – Officials say an oil well that blew out of control in northern Colorado sprayed at least 28,000 gallons of oil, gas and drilling waste water onto surrounding land. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has been redirecting the fluids into permanent production equipment since Friday’s blowout, which temporarily closed two roads. Colorado natural resources spokesman Todd Hartman ...
    • NEWS CROWDED FIELD OF CANDIDATES FOR GW COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—Former Glenwood Springs city council members Shelly Kaup, Don Gillespie and Rick Davis are seeking a return to local politics.  They are among 10 candidates campaigning for three open seats on the council. Davis and Kaup are running for the At-Large seat along with Munro Wilcox, Jonathan Gorst ...
    • NEWS COLORADO TEACHERS PACKING HEAT? Denver—Some teachers and other public school employees would be allowed to bring a gun on campus under a bill that was passed by a state Senate committee Tuesday.  The Republican-controlled State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee passed the measure on a party-line 3 to 2 vote with the condition that anyone carrying ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD SPRAY PAINTING VANDAL IN CUSTODY Glenwood Springs—A 16 year old boy has been arrested for going on a spray-painting vandalism spree across Glenwood Springs that included disturbing messages and symbols. The young man, who’s name has not been made public, is being charged with felony criminal mischief and misdemeanor bias-related crimes.  Initially, the Glenwood Springs ...
    • NEWS SPRAY-PAINTING VANDALS SOUGHT IN GLENWOOD SPRINGS Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs police are confident they will soon identify and arrest the vandals responsible for this week’s spray-painting free-for-all around town. Authorities say a number of places were targeted and tagged with satanic messages and symbols like pentagrams including the Masonic Lodge, the post office, the Christian Science Church ...
    • NEWS GARCO SUPPORTS LNG LETTER Glenwood Springs—Once it’s finalized, Garfield County will endorse a letter to the National Association of Counties calling for full support of liquid natural gas and the Jordan Cove Pipeline.  The letter was initiated and written by Rio Blanco County Commission Chairman Shawn Bolton.  Mesa and Moffat County are also expected to be ...
    • NEWS GW COUNCIL APPS DUE SOON Glenwood Springs—One week from today is the deadline to submit a nominating petition to the city of Glenwood Springs if you want to serve on the city council.  Wards 2 and 5 are up for election along with the At-Large seat for four year terms.  Election day is April 4th. GW BOARD ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD TEEN GETS ONE YEAR DRIVING BAN AFTER CRASH Glenwood Springs—No driving for one year.  That’s part of the price a Glenwood Springs girl will have to pay for crashing her car last fall that seriously injured fellow student Victor Gamez.  The 16 year old girl pled guilty last November in juvenile court to reckless endangerment ...
    • Lawmakers Return To Work DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers are returning to work under a cloud of uncertainty Wednesday. The Democratic House and Republican Senate are waiting for cues from Washington and from Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper about the priorities this year. Both sides say they want to see big action on transportation, citing a need to address traffic congestion and ...
    • Split Victories in High School Basketball The Basalt Longhorns and Roaring Fork Rams Basketball teams split wins Tuesday night. The Roaring Fork Girls beat Basalt 32 to 25, while the Basalt Boys won over Roaring Fork 52 to 28 points. Meanwhile, Rifle and Glenwood also split victories. The Rifle Bears Girls team beat Glenwood 54 to 30. In exciting fashion, the Rifle ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Playing for Pride, Glenwood Crushes Cortez, 48-3 GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10/26/12) — So the playoffs are gone, but the game remains, and for a dozen Glenwood seniors, their final home football game was a triumphant 48-3 thrashing of the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers. Last week second-half collapse at Evergreen, that tossed away a 20-7 lead, ended the Demons’ wild card hopes, but for probably all the ...
    • Sports, October 26th VOLLEYBALL The Glenwood Lady Demons took care of business last night at home defeating Delta in a three game sweep. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL The Glenwood Demons take a final bow before the home crowd tonight as they take on the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers at Stubler Memorial Field. Kick off is set for 7 o’clock with pregame ...
    • Sports, October 25th 3A Boys Soccer Championships The Coal Ridge Titans earned the 3rd seed and will host a four-team regional tomorrow. The Titans will take on 30th seed KIPP Denver Collegiate at noon. The winner of that game will take on the winner of the Telluride / Arrupe Jesuit game Saturday afternoon at 1. The Roaring ...
    • Weekend High School Sports Scores In alphabetical order by home team. Winning teamsin BOLD Football: Grand Valley 36 at Aspen 19 Coal Ridge 14 at Basalt 21 Glenwood 32 at Evergreen 38 Roaring Fork 0 at Meeker 35 Steamboat 0 at Rifle 56 Volleyball: Cedaredge 3 at Grand Valley 1 Coal Ridge 1 at Roaring Fork 3 Tournament Play: Glenwood 3 vs Wheat Ridge 0 Glenwood 1 vs Middle Park 2 Glenwood 2 ...
    • Sports, October 19th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL The Glenwood Lady Demons hung on to beat a stubborn Steamboat Springs squad last night at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium 3 games to 2. The win keeps the Lady Demons tied for first in the league with Palisade. Coal Ridge swept Rifle while Roaring Fork took Aspen in 3 and Grand Valley fell to Meeker ...
    • Sports, October 18th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Coal Ridge hosts Rifle tonight at 6. Aspen travels to Roaring Fork and Grand Valley heads north to Meeker. The late match has Glenwood taking on Steamboat Springs at 6:30 at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium. HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Glenwood Demons welcome the Rifle Bears to Stubler Memorial Field tonight at 6. Coal Ridge ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Bears Step Up to Latest Challenge, 38-7 Over Conifer RIFLE (10/12/12) — When the Rifle Bears yielded 24 points in the fourth quarter of last year’s second-round state playoff loss to Windsor, a first-half injury to Ryan Moeller was seen as a contributing factor as a 12-8 halftime deficit eventually became a 36-15 final. With that in mind, along with the gaudy, video ...
    • Sports, October 16th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL The Rifle Lady Bears welcome Moffat County to the Bear’s Den tonight at 6. Coal Ridge travels to Battle Mountain at 6 as well. HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER The Glenwood Demons head west to Grand Junction to battle the Warriors of Central High School at 4:30. All other soccer games today begin ...
    • Sports, October 15th NFL/BRONCOS San Diego, CA–Tonight, the Denver Broncos look to even their record at 3 and 3 with a win over the Chargers in San Diego. Kick off is set for 6:30 with pregame coverage beginning at 4:35 on KMTS. SCORES AND STANDINGS ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Survive Flag Football Game @ Moffat County CRAIG (10/11/12) — Nothing was going Glenwood’s way in the second half of an unusual Thursday night game at Moffat County. A 22-point lead had been cut to ten heading into the fourth quarter, and the Demons’ thriving first-half offense was without a first down until handed one on a Bulldog penalty. Glenwood’s playoff hopes barely had ...