From the KMTS News Room:

    • Embezzling Case Takes Tragic Turn One of the largest embezzlement scandals in the history of the Garfield County Clerk & Recorders Office has now taken a tragic turn. Authorities say that 55-year-old Sean McMillan, husband of Robin McMillan who was convicted last year of stealing over $440,000 from the county, has taken his own life. Larimer County Deputy Coroner James McNaughton ...
    • Hiking Family Found Safe A harrowing ordeal for a family who spent 3 days lost in wilderness area near Silverton came to a happy end on Monday evening when the family’s father and 3 young children were found by a another group of hikers. 33-year old Dustin Beaver and his children – two boys, 6 & 8 years old, and ...
    • Colorado Delegates Walk Out of RNC in Protest Several of Colorado’s delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland were on the front lines of one of Day One’s most dramatic moments when they walked off the convention floor in protest after party leaders prevented their attempt to oust Donald Trump as the party’s presidential nominee. The group of delegates, led by Senator Mike ...
    • Warrant Issued for Suspect in Basalt Bomb Scare Legal problems are mounting for a Basalt man who was involved in a domestic dispute this past weekend that turned into a bomb scare that involved several law enforcement agencies. A judge in Eagle County has issued a warrant for 28-year-old Dustin Brown on charges of manufacturing an explosive device, a Class 4 felony, and ...
    • Paraglider Rescued Near Deep Lake Garfield County Search and Rescue crews were able to find and rescue a paraglider that was reported missing over the weekend.  According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, 26 year old Mitchell Stubbs was reported missing by his father late Friday night when he didn’t return to camp north of Deep Lake after leaving to go paragliding. Search and Rescue ...
    • Man Shot After Stopping to Assist Motorist A man was shot while attempting to help a fellow motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle over the weekend.  According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the man told deputies that he was driving to work on Highway 13 around 12:30 Saturday morning when he saw a vehicle stopped around mile marker nine with it’s emergency flashers on.  One ...
    • Garco Clerk Embezzler Accused Again District Attorney Sherry Caloia says a Garfield County Clerk & Recorder’s Office employee convicted of embezzling over $440,000 from the office hid a substantial sum of money in order to prevent it from being seized for restitution. Caloia announced Sunday that Robin McMillan, who was convicted last year for stealing from the Clerk’s office over a ...
    • More Human Remains Found at Ski Area The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says human remains found Saturday may be related to remains found earlier this summer inside a snow boot at a the Eldora Mountain Ski Resort – but authorities aren’t any closer to figuring out who they belong to. On June 1, an employee of the resort found the boot near the ...
    • State Wildfire Update – 07/18/16 Firefighters are letting areas of the Hayden Pass Fire burn near Coaldale because it is too dangerous to send firefighters into some the rugged wilderness areas currently burning. However, incident commanders say they have managed to protect homes and the blaze is 30 percent contained as of this morning. Residents began evacuating July 11 after the fire ...
    • Domestic Dispute in Basalt Leads Authorities to Homemade Bomb Multiple law-enforcement agencies were needed to deal with an apparent domestic dispute in Basalt early Sunday that could have easily ended with deadly consequences. Basalt Police received a 911 call around 7:30 am from a man who advised them that he had been in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 82 near Emma. By the time ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 27TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL STATE 3A TOURNAMENT BRACKETS ________________________BOYS___________________________ FIRST ROUND – FRIDAY MARCH 2ND (Host Sites) – REGION ONE Faith Christian HS #1 Faith Christian vs #32 University #16 Clear Creek vs #17 Platte Valley Pinnacle HS 7:00pm: #8 Pinnacle vs #25 Rifle 5:00pm: #9 Manual vs #24 Sheridan Winners play Saturday at 11:00am – REGION TWO Manitou Springs HS 7:00pm: ...
    • KMTS B-Ball Playoffs: DISTRICT CHAMPION ASPEN BOYS TO HOST REGIONALS — RUNNER-UP ROARING FORK BOYS, RIFLE GIRLS HOPEFUL PALISADE (2/25/12) — By sweeping through the 3A Western Slope Boys District Tournament, the Aspen Skiers will host a four-team regional tournament next weekend. “We\’re thrilled to get a home regional,” Skiers coach Steve Ketchum said after his team held off Roaring Fork, 47-37 in the championship game Saturday night. The ...
    • KMTS B-BALL PLAYOFFS: RIFLE GIRLS, ASPEN, RF BOYS ADVANCE IN DISTRICTS PALISADE (2/24/12) — Rifle Lady Bears coach Stephanie Heald had her notepad out during Olathe\’s afternoon semifinal game in hopeful anticipation that her team might meet the top-ranked Pirates in Saturday\’s 3A Western Slope District basketball championship. Several hours later, the matchup was complete, but it wasn\’t easy getting there, Rifle ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 24TH HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF BASKETBALL GIRLS 3A CONSOLATION ROUND Hotchkiss-39 Coal Ridge-31 Roaring Fork-55 Aspen-44 BOYS CONSOLATION ROUND Grand Valley-58 Gunnison-54 2ot Olathe-72 Hotchkiss-53 Palisade–This weekend at Palisade High School, the 3A District tournament continues. This afternoon, the action begins at 3 o’clock with the Olathe Lady Pirates taking on the Gunnison Cowgirls in a ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 23RD HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF BASKETBALL Boys District 3A Quarterfinals Coal Ridge beat Grand Valley 47-42. Rifle squeaked past Olathe 54-52. Roaring Fork defeated Hotchkiss 69-43 and Aspen got past Gunnison 60 to 56. In Friday’s semifinals, Roaring Fork will take on Rifle at 4:45, Aspen will play Coal Ridge at ...
    • Brady Quinn Apologizes to Tim Tebow DENVER (AP) – Brady Quinn is apologizing to Tim Tebow for unflattering comments Quinn made about the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback in a GQ article. The article on Tebowmania was written by Michael Silver and titled “The year of Magical Stinking: An Oral History of Tebow Time.” In it, Quinn was quoted as saying, “We’ve had a ...
    • Avs Part of Three Team Hockey Deal TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired a first-round pick in the 2012 draft and minor league defenseman Sebastien Piche in a three-team trade that also involved Colorado and Detroit. Tampa Bay sent forward Steve Downie to the Avalanche for defenseman Kyle Quincey. The Lightning then dealt Quincey to the Red Wings for a first-round ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 21ST HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS Girls 3A District Play In Games Aspen beat Basalt 47-29. Hotchkiss defeated Cedaredge 54-39. Tonight the at 6, the Rifle Lady Bears host Hotchkiss , Coal Ridge travels to Grand Valley, Aspen travels to Olathe and Roaring Fork welcomes Gunnison. Boys 3A District Play In Games Rifle clobbered Basalt 86-31 while ...
    • KMTS HOOPS: GS BOYS & GIRLS PLAY ON; RAMS UPSET LADY BEARS GLENWOOD SPRINGS(2/17/12) — After battling league-leading Eagle Valley through four quarters in one of their best efforts of the season before falling 59-52 last Friday, the Glenwood Springs senior boys gathered on the court of Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium to bid farewell to their high school basketball careers. Losing five of their last six games, ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 20TH GIRLS BASKETBALL: Class 4A State Tourney Pairings The 48-team Class 4A state tournament bracket has been released by CHSAA. Top seeds as expected went to Air Academy, Pueblo South, Pueblo West and D\’Evelyn. Below is a look at the pairings which are listed in bracket order. QUADRANT ONE (Tanya Haave Region) #1 Air Academy ...