From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS
      HOUSE COMMITTEE PASSES REVISED DRILLING SETBACK RULE Denver—It may be temporary, but for now it’s a win for schools and a blow for Colorado’s oil and gas industry. Last night, following more than six hours of testimony, the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee voted 6 to 5 for a bill requiring drilling sites to be ...
    • SNOWMASS SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROJECT MOVES FORWARD
      Snowmass/Glenwood Springs—Summers will never be the same at Snowmass Ski Resort. Today the White River National Forest released a Final Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Record of Decision for the Snowmass Multi-Season Projects that will add a mountain coaster, zip line, zip line canopy tour, a ropes challenge course as well as new and realigned ...
    • NEWS
      STATE TRYING TO KEEP TAX DOLLARS FOR ROADS, SCHOOLS Denver—Health care, roads and schools in Colorado need money more than taxpayers. That’s the gist of a Republican-sponsored bill that would allow the state to keep more of the tax revenue it already has for such needs under TABOR, The Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. The measure, sponsored ...
    • NEWS
      DENVER (AP) – A state Senate committee has passed a bill to modernize Colorado’s Open Records Act – but left intact a provision that could prove troublesome for the legislation. The Appropriations Committee voted 4-3 Tuesday to refer the bill to the Senate floor for debate. But it kept an amendment subjecting the state judiciary ...
    • NEWS
      HEALTHY LOCAL SNOWPACK Glenwood Springs—Spring runoff should be abundant in Colorado.  Locally, the snowpack in the Roaring Fork Watershed is 151 percent of normal.  A year ago, it was a paltry 87 percent.  According to this week’s measurements from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the snow water equivalent (SWE) at Schofield Pass is a robust 46 percent ...
    • This Weekend We Make the Change from MST to MDT
      This Weekend We Make the Change from MST to MDT
    • NEWS
      PYRAMID PEAK HIKER STILL MISSING Aspen—Battling frigid temperatures and brutal wind gusts nearing 100 miles per hour atop Pyramid Peak, members of Mountain Rescue Aspen were forced to suspend their search for an overdue hiker last night.  According to reports from the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, 23 year old California native Ryan Montoya was reported missing ...
    • NEWS
      GW CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE DROPS OUT Glenwood Springs—There’s one less candidate running for the Glenwood Springs City Council.  Sarah Gordon, an occupational health and safety consultant decided to pull out of the race, leaving three candidates vying for the Ward 5 seat.  Gordon cited family commitments as the primary reason for stepping aside.  She has a ...
    • NEWS
      OIL AND GAS HEALTH RISK STUDY Denver—For the most part, people have nothing to worry about when it comes to health issues related to oil and gas drilling.  That’s the gist of a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment which recently completed several studies at drilling sites on the Western Slope and ...
    • NEWS
      ASPEN TEEN CONFESSES TO ONLINE THREAT Aspen—He apologized for posting the online threat that closed schools from Glenwood Springs to Basalt earlier this month.  Nevertheless, the Aspen High School student who confessed to the internet stunt will be charged with a misdemeanor.  Aspen Assistant Police Chief Bill Linn says he doesn’t believe the young man was ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, APRIL 24TH
      HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL The Roaring Fork Rams host the Rifle Bears this afternoon at 4 o’clock. The Bears are in the driver’s seat in the Western Slope 3A division after last weekend’s doubleheader sweep of Cedaredge. Roaring Fork is coming off a split with the Olathe Pirates. The Coal Ridge Titans take on ...
    • SPORTS, APRIL 23RD
      HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Rifle–The Rifle Bears are now in the driver’s seat for the Western Slope 3A title if they can run the table. The Bears swept the Cedaredge Bruins in a key doubleheader Saturday afternoon, 10 to 7 and 3 to 1. Rifle travels to Carbondale tomorrow for a ...
    • KMTS BASEBALL: Sweep at Cedaredge Leaves Bears Alone in First Place
      CEDAREDGE (4/21/12) — “It must be all that working out at the gym,” a delighted Hunter Finger said to a Rifle Bear baseball fan after Finger\’s two-run home run in the top of the 7th triggered a come-from-behind 10-7 win in the first of a doubleheader sweep at Cedaredge that broke a first-place tie with ...
    • 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 ...