From the KMTS News Room:

    • Beer Truck Crash Well – it was ALMOST a beer lover’s dream. . .but it didn’t turn out that way, and it couldn’t have happened at a worse time or place. Denver police say a semi-truck going through the Mousetrap in Denver nearly flew off the overpass from I-70 to I-25 yesterday, dumping hundreds of cans of Miller Genuine ...
    • Bear Shot Near Aspen Restaurant State wildlife officials have euthanized a bear after the animal found its way inside a restaurant atop Aspen Mountain and had to be shot by an employee. The Sundeck restaurant employee shot the 70-pound animal Saturday with a shotgun and a pistol. Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle says employees had tried unsuccessfully to scare the ...
    • Aurora Theater Victims Remembered It’s been 4 years today. . . but it never feels far away. It was July 20th, 2012 when a gunman opened fire inside Theater 9 of the Century Aurora 16 movie theater during a midnight showing of the Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises.” 12 moviegoers were killed and another 70 were injured in ...
    • 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 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...