From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS HARVEY GAP ROAD REOPENS Silt—At long last, after a nearly three month closure, Harvey Gap Road is fully repaired and reopened to traffic.  The busy county road had to be closed August 13th when a section of it collapsed due to water flowing underneath.  Garfield County Road and Bridge crews along with SGM Engineering and the ...
    • 2016 Election Results 2016 Election Results from Garfield and Pitkin Counties (with Statewide Offices and Questions)
    • NEWS ELECTION DAY 2016 Glenwood Springs—Not long after the polls opened this morning, over two-thirds of the ballots sent out to Garfield County voters had been returned.  About 30 thousand were mailed out last month and so far, Republican ballots outnumber Democrat ballots by about one thousand. Statewide, that margin is closer to 20 thousand.  The intriguing ...
    • NEWS ELECTION DEADLINE Glenwood Springs—Today is the last day to turn in your voter registration by mail, fax or e-mail if you want to a ballot delivered to your home.  Everyone that applies after today will be notified to show up in person to a voter service or polling center.  Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico ...
    • NEWS HALLOWEEN DUI ENFORCEMENT Rifle—Halloween is three days away but the weekend leading up to it means a lot of costumed party-goers will be consuming a few spooky beverages.  The Colorado State Patrol is warning everyone to drink responsibly and do not get behind the wheel.  Additional troopers, officers and deputies will be on the road this ...
    • 2016 Candidate Debates and Issues Forum For those of you that would like to listen to these debates in their entirety… Glenwood Springs Board of Realtors Garfield County Commissioner Candidates Debate on October 26, 2016:   KMTS Connections On October 26, the three District Attorney Candidates participated in a KMTS Connections interview. This interview is a less formal, longer form conversation with the three candidates.   Glenwood ...
    • NEWS LOCAL BIKE THIEF PUT OUT OF BUSINESS Aspen—If your expensive mountain bike was stolen in the last couple of years, there’s a chance it was swiped and sold on eBay by a Glenwood Springs man.  According to reports from the Aspen Police Department, 31 year old Jose Sanchez is now behind bars for stealing pricey, name ...
    • NEWS 8TH STREET BRIDGE REOPENS Glenwood Springs—The wait is over for commuters.  The 8th Street Bridge work is done and open once again.  The reopening was delayed by a couple of days while work crews completed paving and some finishing touches.  The bridge officially reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon at 4;15. GLENWOOD SPRINGS MURDER-SUICIDE INVESTIGATED Glenwood Springs—An apparent murder-suicide ...
    • NEWS CMU STUDENTS HELPING WITH SKELETAL INVESTIGATION GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Investigators say hikers found a nearly complete adult skeleton and some clothing in the western Colorado desert.  Mesa County Sheriff’s Office investigators and Colorado Mesa University forensic research students worked together Wednesday to collect the bones in the desert north of Grand Junction. Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Megan Terlecky ...
    • NEWS GARCO COMMISSIONER MARTIN THREATENED BY DEMS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County Commission Chairman John Martin, who is seeking an unprecedented sixth term in office, is facing the biggest battle of his political life.  During last night’s Issues and Answers forum before a standing-room-only crowd at the Glenwood Springs City Hall council chambers, the longtime commissioner used his allotted ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, August 28th NFL/Broncos ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos have released veteran long-snapper Lonie Paxton in their first round of roster cuts. Former coach Josh McDaniels brought Paxton with him to Denver from New England in 2009, signing him to a five-year, $5.53 million deal that called for him to make $875,000 this season and $885,000 next year. ...
    • Sports, August 27th High School Football Glenwood Pummeled in Zero Week Game Conifer–The Glenwood Demons were manhandled by the bigger, faster, stronger Conifer Lobos Saturday afternoon, 42-19. The Demons committed 15 penalties during a hot afternoon and found themselves down 21 to nothing midway through the second quarter. Glenwood defensive back Chris Sarabia got the Demons on the board ...
    • Sports, August 24th High School Football Basalt–The Basalt Longhorns kick off the 2012 season tonight at home against the Paonia Eagles. The game is one of 19 zero week contests around the state. Tonight’s game begins at 7 and will be broadcast live on KMTS. Conifer–The Glenwood Demons begin the season tomorrow afternoon with a showdown against the Lobos ...
    • Sports, August 22nd MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) – Tejay van Garderen of Tacoma, Wash., moved to the front in the final 500 uphill yards and claimed the second stage and the race lead Tuesday at the USA Pro Challenge. Van Garderen, who rides for BMC, completed the 99.2-mile road race from Montrose to Mt. Crested Butte in 3 ...
    • Sports, August 21st LOS ANGELES (AP) – Game 2 in the key National League West three-game series between the Dodgers and Giants is being played tonight in L.A. The Giants won last night’s game, 2-1, to pass the Dodgers in the standings and take over first place. WASHINGTON (AP) ...
    • Sports, August 20th TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) – Tyler Farrar of Wenatchee, Wash., bolted to the front in the final 100 yards and pedaled to an unchallenged sprint win and the race lead Monday in the opening stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Farrar (Garmin-Sharp), who claimed his first Tour de France stage ...
    • Sports, August 16th High School Golf Montrose–The Rifle Bears edged out Fruit Monument yesterday for the team title at the Black Canyon Golf Club in Montrose. Tristan Quigley shot a one over 71 to take second place. MLB Denver–The Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins last night at Coors Field for their fourth win in a row. Michael Cuddyer, ...
    • Sports, August 16th HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons first game is a “zero week” game Saturday, August 25th at Conifer High School. To help pay for their travel expenses next week and the rest of the season, players are selling Varsity Gold “Demon” cards for 20 dollars a piece. The cards provide year long discounts and bargains ...
    • Sports, August 15th High School Golf New Castle–The Aspen Skiers took the team title at Tuesday’s Titan Invitational at Lakota Canyon. The Skiers total of 240 edged Rifle by 5 strokes. Clayton Crawford of Aspen also captured the individual crown with a final score of 75. Danny Bartels of Rifle ended tied for third with an ...
    • Sports, August 14th MLB DENVER (AP) – DJ LeMahieu had a career-best four hits, Jeff Francis pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-6 on Monday night. Dexter Fowler, Eric Young Jr., Tyler Colvin and Chris Nelson each had two hits of Colorado’s 15 hits. NHL DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche have ...