- 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DEADLY EARLY MORNING ROLLOVER NEAR RIFLE
Rifle—A man and a child were killed and five people were injured early this morning when a Chevy SUV hit a bear on westbound I-70 and rolled several times near Rifle. According to early reports from the Colorado State Patrol, the vehicle rolled through the median and into the eastbound ...
RIFLE CREW HELPING WITH SUMMIT COUNTY FIRE
Dillon—A 20-person hand crew from Rifle was sent to help fight the wind-whipped wildfire near Dillon. The Tenderfoot 2 fire has burned about 25 acres since late Monday but is 50 percent contained. The fire, burning in a large beetle-kill area of lodgepole pine trees along with sage and ...
NO MORE ARRESTS EXPECTED IN MAJOR DRUG BUST
Glenwood Springs—No additional arrests are anticipated in connection to a pair of huge drug rings that were busted by the Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT). Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario says they’ve taken everyone linked to the separate illicit drug operations that stretched across the Colorado River ...
PROGRESS ON FLAT TOPS FIRE
Meeker—The Himes Peak Fire in the Flat Tops Wilderness is now 25% contained. According to information from the Upper Colorado River Fire Management Unit, a water-dropping helicopter and several single engine air tankers were able to line about 90% of the fire with slurry. The size of the lightning-caused fire east ...
COLORADO UNDER SMOKY SKIES
Undated—The fires around the west forced state and local health officials to issue an Air Quality Health Advisory today. It was issued for most of Western Colorado including the following counties; Garfield, Eagle, Pitkin, Moffat, Delta, Gunnison, Jackson, Grand, Rio Blanco and Routt. The largest and nearest fire is outside of Steamboat ...
CARBONDALE ARTIST KILLED IN OREGON CRASH
Carbondale—A Carbondale artist and former Aspen Skiing Company ski instructor was killed recently in a single car accident in a remote part of Oregon. Authorities say 35 year old Angus Graham died this past Saturday when his car rolled down a steep embankment near the small town of Glendale in ...
GW ARTS CENTER NEEDS TO MOVE
Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts is searching for a new home. Last night the city council held a special meeting and voted 5 to 1 to end the 10 dollar a year rental agreement of the old hydroelectric building. The center has until the end of the ...
- Sports, November 9th
HIGH SCHOOL 3A VOLLEYBALL STATE TOURNAMENT
Denver–The 11th seeded Roaring Fork Lady Rams take on Platte Valley this afternoon at 2 at the Denver Coliseum. Roaring Fork will then battle Eaton at 5 o’clock. The Lady Rams are led by the twin towers Hattie and Megan Gianinetti.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
Rifle–The number one ...
- Sports, November 8th
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFFS
Denver–The Coal Ridge Titans’ magical season came to a disappointing end last night at All-City Stadium in Denver. The Titans lost a final four match to Colorado Academy 3 to 1 to finish the year at 17 and 2. It was the most successful season in school history.
VOLLEYBALL STATE TOURNAMENT
- Sports, November 6th
UNDATED (AP) – The NBA schedule this evening consists of just three games. In Chicago, the Bulls are playing host to Orlando. The visiting Magic may not have Dwight Howard any longer but they are going for their first 3-0 start to a season in three years. The Magic started the season with wins over ...
- Sports, November 5th
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – It was early November in Cincinnati. The Broncos quarterback dropped back to pass and found a receiver open for a 30-yard gain. Four plays later, Denver scored the winning touchdown and John Elway, in his 16th and final season, had the 39th game-winning drive of the 40 he would engineer ...
- KMTS Football: Demons Finish 5-5 Season Strong at Battle Mountain
EDWARDS (11/2/12) – Recovering from an 0-3 start, the Glenwood football team won three of its last four games, including a 41-7 finale at Battle Mountain, to finish at 5-5 for the second straight season.
“One month and we were out of it,” coach Rocky Whitworth said of the struggles against three of the state’s top ...
- Sports, November 2nd
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
The regular season ends tonight for 3A teams. The Glenwood Demons are in Edwards to take on the Battle Mountain Huskies at 7 o’clock. You can catch the game live in KMTS. The Western Slope champion Rifle Bears look to end the regular season with an umblemished record tonight at ...
- Sports, November 1st
DENVER (AP) – Lefty Jorge De La Rosa has exercised his $11 million player option for 2013 with Colorado. This will be the final year of a three-year, $33 million contract. Elbow surgery sidelined him for much of the last two seasons, but De La Rosa is a big part of the Rockies’ plans to ...
- Sports, October 30th
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS
The Glenwood Lady Demons were seeded 30th and will play in the Region 7 playoff at Coronado High School in Colorado Springs this weekend. The dates and times have not been finalized.
Roaring Fork will host the Region 11 tournament either this Friday or Saturday. Lamar and Frontier Academy will visit. ...
- KMTS FOOTBALL PLAYOFF COVERAGE
FLORENCE, CO.—KMTS WILL FOLLOW THE BASALT LONGHORNS TO FLORENCE FOR THIS SATURDAY’S FIRST ROUND 2A PLAYOFF GAME. KICK OFF IS SET FOR 1 O’CLOCK WITH PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINNING AT 12:45. RON MILHORN WILL PROVIDE PLAY-BY-PLAY AS THE LONGHORNS, IN THE PLAYOFFS FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW, BATTLE THE DEFENDING STATE CHAMPION HUSKIES THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD.
- Sports, October 29th
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
The 2A State Playoffs begin this Saturday and the Grand Valley Cardinals earned the 5th seed and a home game. The Cardinals will host Middle Park in Parachute at 1 o’clock. Basalt will be on the road to battle 4th seeded Florence and number 15 Aspen will head northeast to take ...