From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • NEWS STILL NO ID OF DROWNING VICTIM Glenwood Springs—Foul play has been ruled out by Garfield County authorities in last weekend’s death of a middle aged man who was found floating in the Colorado River. Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says the body had been in the river for several days before it was discovered by ...
    • NEWS GARCO APPROVES FUNDS FOR ‘SANE’ PROGRAM Glenwood Springs—An important rape investigation program is being restored to Garfield County and the rest of the 9th Judicial District. The once dormant program known as ‘SANE’ standing for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, received a $2,500 grant from the Garfield County Board of Commissioners this morning. District Attorney Sherry ...
    • NEWS UPDATE: WESTERN U.S. WILDFIRES COLORADO Firefighters are clearing brush and wetting grass on the edges of a forest near the Colorado-Wyoming border where a blaze has burned 8 square miles. Crews are concentrating on keeping the flames from about 40 nearby vacation homes. So far, only a few small structures have burned. Officials have ...
    • NEWS ASPEN CHAIRLIFT SHOVER LEGALLY INSANE Aspen—The man who shoved a snowboarder off a chairlift at Aspen Highlands in January, has been deemed legally insane by a state psychiatrist. 32 year old Thomas Proesel has already pled not guilty of first-degree assault for pushing a 28 year old snowboarder off the Loge Peak Lift. The snowboarder ...
    • NEWS SPECIAL BENCH DEDICATION TO HONOR PARACHUTE BABY Parachute—The memory of the baby girl who was allegedly beaten to death by her father one year ago today will be honored tonight in Parachute. Local officials will gather with community members to dedicate a special bench at Cottonwood Park in the name of Sarah Ogden. A committee has ...
    • NEWS DEADLY RAFTING ACCIDENT ON ROARING FORK Aspen—A commercial rafting accident on the Roaring Fork River claimed the life of a man late this morning. According to early reports, the man fell out of the boat twice while going through the class 4 rapid section called the Slaughterhouse near Stein Park. At least four of the ...
    • NEWS GARCO/CSU EMISSIONS STUDY RESULTS COMPLETE Glenwood Springs— A three-year study of air pollution from Garfield County fracking wells found the highest rate of emissions came just after fracking was completed. The research presented today to the Garfield County Board of Commissioners didn’t measure the effects on human health, but it will help state officials devise such ...
    • NEWS RIVERS PEAKING, LOCAL AUTHORITIES WARN OF DANGERS Glenwood Springs—Local rivers and streams are flowing high and strong and authorities are a little concerned. According to the latest stream flow report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy, the Colorado River at Glenwood Springs is over 18,000 thousand cubic feet per second, well over the mean of 11,000 cfs. ...
    • NEWS RIFLE BACK TO ODD/EVEN WATERING SCHEDULE Rifle—The on again, off again water situation in Rifle is once again back on. According to the latest information from city officials, car washes and lawn watering can begin immediately thanks to the installation of a new portable pump. However, there is a kink in the hose, so to ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 31ST High School Basketball Carbondale–The Glenwood Demons boy’s team takes to the hardwood tonight to battle the Roaring Fork Rams in a non-league game at 7 o’clock. You can catch all the action live on KMTS. Aspen–The Aspen Skiers host the Coal Ridge Titans tonight. The girls tip off at 5:30 and the boys ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 30TH Aspen–Shaun White won his fifth straight gold medal at the Winter X Games with last night’s crowd-pleasing performance in the snowboard superpipe at Buttermilk Mountain. After sealing the gold, White capped off the evening with a perfect score of 100 on his third and final run. NBA Denver–Former Denver Nuggets’ great Chauncey Billups ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 27TH WINTER X GAMES Aspen–Snowboarding Big Air, Superpipe and Slopestyle events highlight the competition today and tonight at the Winter X Games at Buttermilk. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL In Parachute, the Grand Valley Cardinals host the Roaring Fork Rams tonight at 5:30 and 7. You can catch both games live on KMTS. In other high school hoops, Aspen welcomes ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 26TH ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland Raiders are finalizing a deal with Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen to make him their new head coach. A person familiar with the process said Wednesday that the contract is in the process of being completed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team is not publicly discussing the search. Fox Sports ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 25TH High School Basketball Palisade–The Aspen Skiers were swept by the Palisade Bulldogs last night on the road. The Lady Skiers lost 39 to 34 while the boys fell to Palisade 54 to 27. The loss didn’t hurt Aspen since it was a non-league contest. Basalt–The Coal Ridge Titans went into the Big House in Basalt ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 24TH HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Aspen–Tonight the Aspen Skiers travel west to Palisade for a pair of non-league games. The Lady Skiers tip off at 6 while the boy’s battle the Bulldogs at 7:30. The boy’s game will feature two of the best teams on the Western Slope and will be broadcast live on ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 23RD BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Kevin Parrom missed a 3-pointer from the right wing at the buzzer and Colorado escaped with a 64-63 win over Arizona on Saturday. Arizona had a shot at pulling off the win after the Buffaloes’ Carlon Brown missed a 3-pointer at the 30-second mark and the Wildcats corralled the rebound. NEW YORK (AP) – Danilo ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 20TH High School Basketball Gypsum–The Glenwood Lady Demons defeated Eagle Valley 58-26 while the Glenwood boys lost to the Devils 69-52. The Demons host the Battle Mountain Huskies tonight at 6 and 7:30. Catch both games live on KMTS. Rifle–The Rifle Bears were swept by the Olathe Pirates last night at the ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 19TH High School Basketball Gypsum–Tonight the Glenwood Demons are back in action in Gypsum to take on the Eagle Valley Devils. The girl’s game tips off at 6 and the boys play at 7:30. Catch both games live on KMTS. Rifle–The Rifle Bears welcome the Olathe Pirates to the Bear’s Den tonight at 6 ...