From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – A state Senate committee has passed a bill to modernize Colorado’s Open Records Act – but left intact a provision that could prove troublesome for the legislation. The Appropriations Committee voted 4-3 Tuesday to refer the bill to the Senate floor for debate. But it kept an amendment subjecting the state judiciary ...
    • NEWS HEALTHY LOCAL SNOWPACK Glenwood Springs—Spring runoff should be abundant in Colorado.  Locally, the snowpack in the Roaring Fork Watershed is 151 percent of normal.  A year ago, it was a paltry 87 percent.  According to this week’s measurements from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the snow water equivalent (SWE) at Schofield Pass is a robust 46 percent ...
    • This Weekend We Make the Change from MST to MDT This Weekend We Make the Change from MST to MDT
    • Glenwood Springs City Council Candidate Forum Ward 5 Ward 5 Candidates Opening Statements   Ward 5 Candidates describe their ideas for Affordable Housing.   Ward 5 Candidates discuss the parking issues facing Glenwood citizens.   Ward 5 Candidates discuss the Confluence.   Ward 5 Candidates discuss the possibility of a bridge in South Glenwood.   Ward 5 Candidates debate what to do with the old Library building.   Ward 5 Candidates discuss the Airport.   Ward ...
    • NEWS PYRAMID PEAK HIKER STILL MISSING Aspen—Battling frigid temperatures and brutal wind gusts nearing 100 miles per hour atop Pyramid Peak, members of Mountain Rescue Aspen were forced to suspend their search for an overdue hiker last night.  According to reports from the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, 23 year old California native Ryan Montoya was reported missing ...
    • NEWS GW CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE DROPS OUT Glenwood Springs—There’s one less candidate running for the Glenwood Springs City Council.  Sarah Gordon, an occupational health and safety consultant decided to pull out of the race, leaving three candidates vying for the Ward 5 seat.  Gordon cited family commitments as the primary reason for stepping aside.  She has a ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, September 21st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Steamboat Springs-3 Glenwood Springs-2 2OT Palisade-6 Rifle-1 VOLLEYBALL Coal Ridge-3 Aspen-0 Grand Valley-3 Basalt-1 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL–WEEK 4 SCHEDULE Glenwood is back home for a it’s first win of the season. Tonight, the Demons face the 1 and 2 Steamboat Springs Sailors at 7 o’clock. ...
    • Sports, September 19th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCORES Coal Ridge–7 Delta–1 Battle Mountain–9 Rifle–3 Roaring Fork–7 CRMS–0 Basalt–12 Grand Valley–3 SOFTBALL Rifle–13 Delta–4 VOLLEYBALL Roaring Fork–3 Aspen–0 Coal Ridge–3 Rifle–0 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Three days after Aaron Hernandez was sidelined by an ankle injury, ...
    • Sports, September 18th HIGH SCHOOL GOLF Cortez–The post season is already here in boy’s golf. Today, 3A and 4A teams are competing in the Western Regional tournament at the Conquistador gold club in Cortez. VOLLEYBALL At 6 o’clock tonight, Roaring Fork plays at Aspen, Grand Valley travels to Meeker, Coal Ridge heads west to take on Rifle and at 6:30 ...
    • Sports, September 17th HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES/FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH RIFLE-28 GLENWOOD-0 MONTE VISTA-47 ROARING FORK-13 COAL RIDGE-36 GUNNISON-16 GRAND VALLEY-52- OLATHE-7 BAYFIELD-42 BASALT-0 ASPEN-21 PAGOSA SPRINGS-14 CURRENT 3A FOOTBALL RANKINGS/COLORADO PREPS 1-RIFLE 2-PALISADE 3-CONIFER 4-SILVER CREEK 5-HOLY FAMILY 6-DISCOVERY CANYON 7-FREDERICK 8-NORTHRIDGE 9-D’EVELYN 10-PUEBLO EAST HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Grand Valley and Coal Ridge were both swept in 3 games by ...
    • Sports, September 14th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons failed to score last night on their home field while the visiting Battle Mountain Huskies lit up the scoreboard with 6 goals. Glenwood travels to Grand Junction tomorrow for a noon game with Central. Rifle–The Rifle Bears fell to the visiting Eagle Valley Devils 3 to 2. Rifle ...
    • Sports, September 13th FULL SLATE OF HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ON TAP SOCCER Battle Mountain comes to Glenwood Springs for a 6 o’clock game. All other games will be played at 4 including Basalt at Coal Ridge, Grand Valley at Vail Mountain, CRMS at Moffat County, Eagle Valley at Rifle and Roaring Fork at Delta. VOLLEYBALL Glenwood hosts Eagle Valley tonight at ...
    • Sports, September 12th NEW YORK (AP) – Negotiators in the NHL labor dispute are meeting today in New York. This is their first meeting since last Friday. The two sides are trying to avoid a lockout this weekend. New York–New England is the top team in the AP Pro32 power rankings this week. In the first regular-season poll the ...
    • Sports, September 7th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Breckenridge–The Glenwood Demons were shut out by the Summit Tigers yesterday in Breckenridge, 3 to nothing. VOLLEYBALL Rifle swept Moffat County in three games. Coal Ridge took care of Grand Valley in three as did Roaring Fork in a match with Palisade. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL The Glenwood Demons are back on the gridiron ...
    • Sports, September 5th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood shutout the visiting Grand Junction Tigers 4 – zip. The Demons travel to Summit tomorrow. Basalt edged Roaring Fork 3 to 2 while Coal Ridge clobbered Moffat County 11 to 1. H.S. VOLLEYBALL The Roaring Fork Lady Rams defeated Basalt 3 games to 1 in Carbondale. H.S. SOFTBALL The Rifle Lady Bears ...
    • Sports, September 4th HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Glenwood Springs–The Rifle Bears have been bumped up to the number 1 spot in the 3A football rankings by the Colorado Preps Network. The week 2 rankings for 3A to 1A are as follows: CLASS 3A #1 Rifle (1-0) #2 Frederick (1-0) #3 Palisade (1-0) #4 D’Evelyn (1-1) #5 Lewis Palmer (1-0) #6 Conifer (2-0) #7 Silver Creek (1-0) #8 Holy ...