From the KMTS News Room:

    • Colorado Wildfire Update Colorado firefighters have made good progress on several of the wildfires burning in the state, and certainly hope that the trend continues. The Red Table Fire near Sylvan Lake was held to about its’ original 20 acres, due to an aggressive response both on the ground and from the air. Hand crews, several helicopters and air ...
    • Town Hall Meeting: The President and the People Listen to tonight’s ABC town hall meeting here:
    • Fish and Wildlife Employees Plead Guilty After Poaching Incident DENVER (AP) – Colorado officials say two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees pleaded guilty to poaching-related charges. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Tuesday 44-year-old Thad Bingham and 45-year-old Brian Scheer pleaded guilty to trespassing in the 2014 killing of a bull elk on private land that was closed to hunting. Officials say Bingham also pleaded guilty ...
    • Controlled Burn Near Aspen Airport Today The Aspen Fire Department will be conducting a burn near the Aspen Airport today on the Owl Creek side of the airport.  Officials say a lot of smoke will be visible while the burn is conducted.
    • NEWS SKIER VISITS SET RECORD DENVER (AP) – More people are visiting Colorado ski areas and bringing a winter boost to area spending. A record 13 million visitors this past winter meant the highest sales tax revenue ever for almost every Colorado ski town. CAMPERS ARRESTED FOR STARTING NEDERLAND FIRE BOULDER (AP) – Two campers from Alabama have ...
    • NEWS COLORADO HONORS FALLEN DALLAS COPS Denver—In honor of the five Dallas police officers who were shot and killed last night, all flags in Colorado will fly at half staff for the next few days. Governor John Hickenlooper ordered the flags to be lowered at all state buildings, following the lead of the federal proclamation. ...
    • NEWS STORM KING ANNIVERSARY Glenwood Springs—22 years ago today, the South Canyon Fire claimed the lives of 14 firefighters on Storm King Mountain. Local fire officials and others who were around on that tragic day will stop by the Storm King Memorial at Two Rivers Park to honor the men and women who died; Kathi Beck, Tami ...
    • NEWS MAN DIES IN GARCO ATV ACCIDENT Glenwood Springs—A Fruita man was killed in an ATV crash north of New Castle Monday morning. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the 30 year old man, who’s name has not been released, lost control on a switchback on County Road 243 and was thrown off the ...
    • Onlookers Causing Trouble for Firefighters Motorists wanting to catch a glimpse of a fire burning between Rifle and Rulison are causing trouble for fire crews trying to battle the flames tonight. Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says members of the public are being asked to avoid County Road 320 if possible.  Additional traffic from onlookers has apparently been ...
    • NEWS JOHN MARTIN TAKES GOP PRIMARY Glenwood Springs—John Martin’s quest to win an unprecedented sixth term on the Garfield County Board of Commissioners continues after last night’s primary victory. Martin captured just over 73 percent of the vote to handily defeat Republican challenger Aron Diaz. Martin thanked Diaz for running a positive, issue-focused campaign and now looks ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 16TH HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Denver–A combined 21 wrestlers from Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley High School are grappling for medals at the annual state tournament in Denver. The wrestlers will compete today, tomorrow and Saturday at the Pepsi Center. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Basalt–The Basalt Longhorns host the Aspen Skiers tonight at the Big House. ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 14TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Craig–The Glenwood Lady Demons can clinch the Western Slope crown tonight with a win over the Moffat County Lady Bulldogs. The game begins at 6 o’clock and can be heard live on KMTS and KMTS.com. The boy’s game will follow at 7:30. NBA Denver–The Denver Nuggets are back in action tonight ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 13TH HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING The Western Slope will be well represented this week at the state tournament in Denver. 21 wrestlers from Grand Valley to Glenwood Springs are headed to state after qualifying last weekend at the 4A and 3A regional tournaments at Eagle Valley and Montrose respectively. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Craig–Tomorrow night in Craig, the Glenwood ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 10TH HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING/DIVING Thornton–Several members of the Glenwood Lady Demons Swim and Dive team will be competing today and tomorrow in the state 4A meet in Thornton. WRESTLING Gypsum–The Glenwood Demons are at Eagle Valley High School in Gypsum competing in a regional tournament. Wrestlers from Rifle, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley are grappling ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 9TH DENVER (AP) – Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points and the Dallas Mavericks snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the undermanned Denver Nuggets 105-95 on Wednesday night. Vince Carter added 17 points, and Shawn Marion and Rodrigue Beaubois added 13 points each for the Mavericks, who defeated Denver for the first time in five tries. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) – ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 8TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Rifle–Rifle and Coal Ridge split a pair of games last night at the Bear’s Den. The Lady Bears defeated Coal Ridge 55-43 while the Titans held off Rifle in the boy’s game, 64-52. SOCCER Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs High School senior student/athlete Holly Brown accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Nebraska-Kearney in the ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 7TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Rifle–The Rifle Bears welcome the Coal Ridge Titans to the Bear’s Den for two key league games tonight. The girl’s game begins at 6 and the boy’s tip off at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. NBA Denver–The Denver Nuggets lost to the Houston Rockets last ...
    • KMTS HOOPS: Glenwood Splits a Pair of Thrillers in Delta DELTA (2/4/12) — The Glenwood Lady Demons avenged an earlier loss at home, surviving a heated final quarter for a 56-48 win in Delta that knotted the teams on top of the 4A Western Slope League standings. Glenwood\’s boys, battling for their playoff lives, rallied from a 19-point 4th quarter deficit ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 3RD High School Basketball Glenwood Springs–Tonight, the Glenwood Demons continue the second half of the league season as they welcome the Palisade Bulldogs to Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium. The Lady Demons tip off at 6 while the boys follow at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. Tomorrow, the ...
    • SPORTS, FEBRUARY 2ND High School Basketball Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons will be back in action tomorrow night in a critical league matchup with the Palisade Bulldogs at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium. The Lady Demons tip off at 6 and the boys follow up at 7:30. Both games will be broadcast live on KMTS. NBA Los Angeles, CA–The Denver Nuggets ...