From the KMTS News Room:

    • KMTS Christmas Special Christmas Memories Steve and Jeannie Beckley reminisce about their first Christmas with their son and showing him the Santa Tracker from NORAD. With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season we often forget what Christmas is really about; Jim Combs reminds us of what this holiday is truly about with a story of how he and his ...
    • NEWS BLM WANTS PUBLIC FEEDBACK ON SAGE GROUSE PROJECTS Silt—One of the biggest threats to the Greater Sage Grouse in Western Colorado is the gradual invasion of pinyon and juniper trees moving into sagebrush areas according to biologists.  That’s why the Bureau of Land Management is putting together a plan to restore sagebrush habitat in the coming ...
    • NEWS GARCO I-70 CORRIDOR DEADLY FOR CAR CRASHES Glenwood Springs—55 people were killed in auto accidents on I-70 in Garfield County between 2006 and 2015 according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.  The grim report from C-DOT shows the I-70 corridor west of  the Denver metro area to Garfield County is the state’s worst stretch for fatal ...
    • NEWS COLORADO BRACING FOR MAJOR SNOWSTORM Statewide—The drive home today is going to be treacherous for most of Colorado.  C-DOT is sending out a warning and encouraging motorists to prepare for extreme winter driving conditions.  Officials say flash freezing conditions are a big concern as the rain we’ve been getting will quickly turn to ice as the ...
    • NEWS VEGAS WATER SUMMIT Las Vegas, NV—Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey are in the dry, thirsty desert headlining a summit dealing with the region’s most important resource…water.  In addition to government officials, the event, sponsored by the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce brings together water experts and business leaders from the United States and ...
    • NEWS WEST SLOPE BLM LEASES SOLD ON LINE GRAND JUNCTION— Several oil and gas leases on the western slope were sold by the Bureau of Land Management online.  28 Colorado parcels covering more than 19,000 acres were sold in yesterday’s sale generating over one and a half million dollars in revenue. Most of the leases were in Mesa ...
    • NEWS ASPEN CHAIN STORE RESTRICTION TABLED ASPEN(AP) – The Aspen City Council has decided to table a proposal that would limit the number of new chain stores allowed in town. Council members say they want to complete work on other new policies coming out of an existing moratorium on new commercial development applications, which is set to ...
    • Drill at Valley View Hospital Today Officials with Valley View Hospital say they are planning a scheduled drill today from 8:00 AM until Noon. While specifics of the drill have not been disclosed, hospital spokesperson Stacey Gavrell says the drill will simulate a specific disaster and will involve public safety agencies as well as Classic Air Medical (the helicopter based at Valley ...
    • NEWS PARACHUTE MAN COPS PLEA IN BABY’S DEATH Glenwood Springs—Matthew Ogden, the  Parachute man who killed his one month old daughter in the summer of 2015, agreed to a plea bargain. The 31 year old man pled guilty  to child abuse resulting in the death.  Ogden entered his plea last week for the June 20, 2015, death ...
    • NEWS NO LEFT TURNS Glenwood Springs—C-DOT work crews began building the walls today for the new Grand Avenue Bridge between 7th and 8th Street.  The bad news is from now until next spring, there will be no left turns on 8th Street for motorists coming into town over the bridge. COLORADO COAL COMPANY EYES SYNTHETIC GAS PLANT Paonia—There’s some ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, APRIL 20TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Grand Junction–The Glenwood Demons dropped a 10-nothing, mercy-ruled game to the Central Warriors Thursday in Grand Junction. Glenwood’s next game is Thursday, April 26th at home against Roaring Fork. Rifle–The Rifle Bears will be playing for first place in the Western Slope 3A when they take on the Cedaredge Bruins tomorrow on ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 19TH DENVER (AP) – Juan Nicasio threw 6 1-3 solid innings for his first win since returning from a broken neck, lifting the Colorado Rockies over the San Diego Padres 8-4 on Wednesday night. Nicasio (1-0) gave up four runs and seven hits as he made his second start at Coors Field since Aug. 5, when he was hit in ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 18TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Glenwood Demons were swept by the league-leading Palisade Bulldogs in a doublheader yesterday, 13 to nothing and 7 to 6. Glenwood plays Grand Junction Central Thursday afternoon at 2 at Canyon View Park. The Rifle Bears knocked off the Coal Ridge Titans, 8 to 2. Danny Bartels ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 17TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Glenwood Springs–The second place Glenwood Demons will take on the league-leading Palisade Bulldogs this afternoon at 2 and 4 o’clock in West Glenwood. You can catch the games live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on the radio at 99.1 and 96.7 KMTS. MLB Denver–The San Diego Padres beat the ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 10TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Rifle-The Rifle Bears host the Roaring Fork Rams this afternoon at 4. The game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on the radio at 7. MLB/Rockies Denver–Coors Field wasn’t exactly home-sweet-home for the Rockies as they were shutout by the San Francisco Giants 7 to nothing. ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 6TH HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Grand Valley hosts Grand Junction Central at 4:30. Three games are on the schedule for Saturday; Rifle plays at Rangely, Glenwood heads north to Steamboat Springs and Roaring Fork plays at Colorado Rocky Mountain School. BASEBALL Four local teams will be playing doubleheaders Saturday at 11 and 1 o’clock. The Glenwood ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 5TH HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Glenwood Springs–Micaela Mansfield scored two goals last night as the Glenwood Lady Demons pounded the visiting Eagle Valley Devils 7 to nothing. Today, Colorado Rocky Mountain School visits Vail Christian, Rifle hosts Grand Valley and Coal Ridge travels to Roaring Fork. NBA New Orleans–The Denver Nuggets were stung by the Hornets in New Orleans, 94-92. NHL Denver–On the ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 4TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Rifle Bears came back to beat the Glenwood Demons yesterday 4 to 3. Basalt blanked Coal Ridge 3-zip. HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Grand Valley shutout Rangely 5 to nothing. Roaring Fork got past Rifle 3 to 1 while Coal Ridge and Vail Mountain School kicked to a 1-1 tie. WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Denver–40 and 0. ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 3RD Baseball Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons welcome the Rifle Bears to town this afternoon for a 3:30 contest. You can catch the game live on line at KMTS.com. Women’s College Basketball Denver–Tonight, the women get the spotlight in college basketball. The Baylor Bears take on Notre Dame for the ...
    • SPORTS, MARCH 30TH HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Carbondale–The Roaring Fork Rams will host the Gunnison Cowboys tomorrow at 11 and 1 o’clock. You can catch both games live on line at KMTS.com. NBA The Denver Nuggets are in Charlotte tonight to take on the Bobcats. NHL The Avs take on the Flames tonight in Calgary. Elsewhere in sports… NEW YORK (AP) – ...