From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • NEWS LOCAL SCHOOL DISRUPTIONS Glenwood Springs/Rifle—A Glenwood Springs High School student is being investigated by local police and the RE-1 School District for allegedly threatening another student with violence.  According to police reports, the threats were overheard Tuesday afternoon by other students who then notified authorities.   The student suspected of making the threats has been banned ...
    • Issues and Answers Forum Live on KMTS and kmts.com Wednesday Night The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association hosts the annual Issues and Answers Forum on Wednesday, October 12, beginning 5 p.m. at Glenwood Springs City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. KMTS News Director Ron Milhorn will moderate. This event will also be broadcast live on KMTS, kmts.com and YouTube. The following races and ballot ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JULY 11TH FOOTBALL OFFICIALS NEEDED Glenwood Springs–The Three Rivers High School Football Officials are looking for people to referee games in the valley this fall. You will be paid to referee middle school, freshman and junior varsity games on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Training is provided. Call area director Tom Goode at 379-0488 for more information. HOGBACK HUSTLE ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 9TH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The stars of Major League Baseball are set to work out at Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City for the start of the All-Star break that begins today. Tony LaRussa has come out of retirement to guide the National League, after ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 6TH St. Louis, MO–The Colorado Rockies dropped a 6-2 decision to the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. The Rockies close out the first half of the season before the all star break with a three game weekend series against the Nationals in Washington, D.C. ST. LOUIS (AP) – Matt Holliday is ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 5TH MLB Saint Louis, MO–Former Rockies’ slugger Matt Holliday continues to haunt his old team. Last night, Holliday went 3 for 4 at the plate in leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4 to 1 over the Rockies. The Rockies will try to salvage the final game of the series with winless Christian Friederich on ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 3RD MLB St. Louis, MO–The Colorado Rockies lost to the Cardinals at Busch Stadium 9 to 3. Former Rockies’ slugger Matt Holliday hit a home run in the win. The Rockies’ team earned run average is 5.37, the worst in the major leagues. Jeff Francis is on the hill in St. Louis tonight. NFL Denver–The Broncos signed ...
    • SPORTS, JULY 2ND DENVER (AP) – Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater has signed a new four-year contract. The team’s executive vice president of football operations, John Elway, announced the deal Monday. The team didn’t release the terms. Prater has played for the Broncos for five seasons and converted more than 80 percent of his ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 29TH Denver–The Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals last night at Coors Field 11 to 10 in 11 innings. The Rockies close out the current homestand this weekend against the San Diego Padres. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – The two top-seeds at Wimbledon are back in action today. Novak Djokovic (NOH’-vak JOH’-kuh-vich) ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 27TH Denver–The Rockies fell to the Washington Nationals last night at Coors Field, 12 to 5. The Nats pounded out a franchise record 21 hits. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The U.S. Olympic Committee has postponed its quarterly board meeting scheduled for tomorrow after 40 members of its staff were forced to evacuate ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 26TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Glenwood Springs–Former Glenwood Springs girl’s varsity basketball coach Bryan Derby says he will not attend tonight’s meeting of the Roaring Fork Re-1 School Board. Derby was fired two weeks ago for reasons he says he still doesn’t understand and planned to speak his mind at tonight’s meeting. He says after getting ...
    • SPORTS, JUNE 21ST Philadelphia, PA–In the lone National League game, the Philadelphia Phillies rallied with two in the bottom of the ninth to nip Colorado 7-6. Todd Helton missed tagging first base to allow the winning run to score. MLB-NEWS Tulo out indefinitely…Oswalt starts Friday in Texas UNDATED (AP) – Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (too-loh-WIT’-skee) will have surgery on his ...