From the KMTS News Room:

    • ‘No Break’ Policy Scrubbed
      State officials say a “no-breaks” message to employees at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo has been revoked. Staff at the institute contacted a Pueblo newspaper numerous times over the weekend to complain about the administration. Employees say administrators told them no breaks would be allowed in any units that were under-staffed. The hospital’s acting superintendent, ...
    • RMNP Conviction Upheld
      An appellate court in Denver has upheld the conviction of a Colorado man who pushed his wife to her death from a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Harold Henthorn’s conviction Wednesday, saying the judge in the case properly allowed evidence that included the similar circumstances surrounding the ...
    • Colorado V.A. Wait Times
      Numbers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show wait times for medical appointments at veterans facilities in eastern Colorado and the Denver area are among the worst in the nation. veterans have seen little improvement in the three years since a national scandal erupted over the problem. The average wait for a primary care appointment at ...
    • Prosecutor Clears Martin
      Garfield County Commission Chairman John Martin has been cleared by a special prosecutor appointed to look into allegations of felony embezzelement leveled at Martin during last year’s election. Fifth Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown, a Democrat, says no charges will be filed in connection with the allegations made by Garfield County Democratic party leaders and the ...
    • GWS City Council/Arts Center
      The Glenwood Springs City Council is holding off on making any decisions about terminating city contracts with the Glenwood Arts Council – at least for another week. The council decided at their meeting last night to wait until after the arts council and its’ general membership can hold a meeting on August 1st to discuss how ...
    • Redwine News Conference
      Prosecutors handling the case against Mark Redwine for the 2012 murder of his 13-year-old son Dylan declined to pinpoint any definitive motive for the killing during a press conference Tuesday. La Plata County District Attorney Christian Champage mentioned the existence of compromising photos of Mark Redwine which were discovered by his son, but he declined to ...
    • Town Moves to Regulate Fracking
      A front range town has updated its public health and safety code so it can locally regulate the fracking industry. Erie trustees on Tuesday approved an ordinance allowing the town to consider complaints against fracking-related odors. The measure is the region’s first step toward local regulation of the fracking industry. The decision comes two weeks after trustees failed ...
    • Colorado Health Care Audit
      Colorado’s state health insurance exchange is in a position to be financially sustainable through 2019 – but changes to the federal health care law could easily jeopardize that scenario. That’s according to a state audit presented to lawmakers on Tuesday. The audit warns that changes to the Affordable Care Act could cut revenues for the state exchange ...
    • Support for Beating Victim
      Residents in Eagle are rallying together to support a local woman who was savagely beaten early this week while doing her job as a bartender. Locals have started a GoFundMe account for Dita Richterova, as well as a fund at the Brush Creek Saloon in Eagle where she works. Richterova was the only employee in the bar ...
    • Carbondale Robber Sentenced
      One of two culprits involved in an armed robbery of a Carbondale convenience store last winter was sentenced in District Court yesterday. 19-year-old Nicholas Ameral was sentenced to 6 years in prison for robbing the Cowen Center Convenience Store at gunpoint back in February along with his cousin Benjamin Weeks. After the hold-up, when the cousins ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, September 24th
      HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES GLENWOOD–55 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS–12 RIFLE–62 MONTEZUMA-CORTEZ–6 RIDGEVIEW ACADEMY–42 ROARING FORK–14 BAYFIELD–27 ASPEN–10 BASALT–10 PAGOSA SPRINGS–7 COAL RIDGE–13 OLATHE–6 OT GRAND VALLEY–40 GUNNISON–20 PALISADE–45 BATTLE MOUNTAIN–0 EAGLE VALLEY–68 ARVADA–14 DELTA–21 MOFFAT COUNTY–14 TOP 10 RANKINGS/WEEK 5 COLORADO ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Glenwood Breaks Out Against Sailors
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/21/12) — For three weeks the potent potion had been bubbling and building, and finally, beginning with a 95-yard opening kickoff return by Auston Tribble, and continuing throughout a 55-12 lambasting of the Steamboat Sailors, the frustration of being shackled by the state’s top three 3A football teams came bursting forth from an ...
    • 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 ...