From the KMTS News Room:

    • End of the Line for Virgilli Glenwood Springs—Her work in Glenwood Springs is done. The woman who helped transform the city from a quaint tourist town into a world class, award-winning travel destination is calling it quits.  Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association President and CEO Marianne Virgilli is officially retiring at the end of the year.  During her 32 year career ...
    • Time to Talk Budget in Glenwood Springs Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs’ 2018 budget of over 16 million dollars will be the primary focus of tonight’s city council meeting.  With a brand new bridge and improved access to the downtown business district, city officials are expected revenues to exceed 17 million dollars next year.  Just under four million dollars is being earmarked for the ...
    • Changes Afoot at River District Glenwood Springs—Some big changes are ahead for the Colorado River Water Conservation District.  Longtime General Manager Eric Kuhn is stepping down soon and will be succeeded by local attorney and water expert Andy Mueller.  River district board Vice President Dave Merritt says this is a sign of things to come.  He says several senior executives ...
    • Suspected ‘Crips’ Gang Member Busted In Garfield County Parachute—A man with ties to the infamous Los Angeles street gang known as the “Crips” is in the Garfield County Jail after being busted recently in Parachute.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, 47 year old Nathaniel Arlington was found hiding in a suitcase in an apartment bedroom and taken into custody ...
    • CRMS Grad Commits Suicide After Girlfriend Dies in Avalanche Carbondale—A renowned mountain climber and outdoor adventurist from Carbondale who took his own life after his girlfriend died in an avalanche last weekend in Montana, left exact directions for recovery teams to find her body.  According to a letter left behind by 27 year old Hayden Kennedy, he survived the slide but, “not the unbearable ...
    • Fundraiser for Hernandez Family New Castle—The New Castle family that suffered a devastating loss of three members in a horrific accident nearly two weeks ago needs the community’s help.  A fundraiser is planned for the Hernandez family on October 20th at Burning Mountain Park in New Castle.  A potluck, silent auction and concert will be held to help the ...
    • Aspen Court Hearing for Member of Kennedy Family Aspen—The grandson of Robert F. Kennedy who pled guilty in an Aspen bar fight last year is asking for criminal and court records to be sealed.  A petition was filed on behalf of John Conor Kennedy after the case was dismissed by prosecutors.  Kennedy pled guilty in February to disorderly conduct and was given a ...
    • Fiber Optic Cable Cut in Carbondale UPDATE: After a nearly 12 hour outage, telephone and internet service was restored just after midnight. Pitkin County officials say a severed fiber optic cable in the Carbondale area is to blame for a telephone and internet outage today. Services affected include cellular and landline telephone as well as internet. Telephone service at Aspen Valley Hospital is ...
    • NEWS DOWNTOWN GW TRAFFIC REDUCED Glenwood Springs—It took a few days for people to catch on but eventually the detours through Glenwood Springs paid dividends during the early stages of the Grand Avenue Bridge Project.  Project spokesman Tom Newland says traffic counts were done the week after school started.  He says between September 9th and the 15th ...
    • NEWS DEATH TOLL NOW UP TO THREE IN FRIDAY MORNING CRASH NEAR RIFLE Rifle—Three members of a New Castle family including two young girls were killed early this morning after the SUV they were in hit a bear on westbound I-70 near Rifle and rolled several times through the median into the eastbound lanes.  Four others in ...

    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 ...