From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS MAN HIT BY CAR IN CARBONDALE Carbondale—A man was critically injured after being hit by a car this morning while crossing Highway 133 at Village Road. According to reports from the Carbondale Police Department, the man was in the crosswalk when a westbound vehicle turning onto 133 from Village Road hit him. The pedestrian, who’s ...
    • NEWS GARCO PLANNERS DISCUSS GRAVEL PIT, SOLAR PROJECT Glenwood Springs—Gravel and solar energy projects come before the Garfield County Planning Commission tonight. The commission will first tackle a land use change permit for the Powers Pit just east of Carbondale at Highway 82 and County Road 103. Pit operators are asking for changes in the hours of ...
    • NEWS PET “RESORT” KENNEL GETS FINAL APPROVAL FROM GLENWOOD CITY COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—The plans for a new dog and cat kennel in south Glenwood Springs were upheld last night by the city council. The council’s 5 to 1 vote to affirm the Planning and Zoning Commission’s approval of “Dog Holliday’s Pet Resort” came after a lengthy ...
    • NEWS RIFLE WATER RESTRICTIONS STILL IN PLACE Rifle—Outdoor water use has been partially restored in Rifle following the break of an intake pipeline from the Colorado River to the Graham Mesa water treatment plant. City officials say while the repairs aren’t as extensive as initially feared, there are still problems delivering the water at maximum capacity. ...
    • NEWS WATER RESTRICTIONS IN RIFLE Rifle—Rifle residents are under mandatory water restrictions after a pipeline that provides water broke. City officials say water may not be used for any outdoor purposes until further notice. There is no estimate when it will be repaired. Officials say there is a limited amount of water in the ...
    • NEWS MURDER TRIAL FOR C’DALE MAN UNDER WAY Glenwood Springs—The first degree murder trial for the Carbondale man accused of killing his wife with a machete over a year ago is under way in Garfield County District Court. 47 year old Arturo Navarette-Portillo reportedly confessed to killing Maria Carminda Portillo-Amaya in February of last year in their ...
    • NEWS DELAYS IN GW CANYON DUE TO ROCKFALL WORK Glenwood Springs—If you’re driving through Glenwood Canyon tomorrow, plan on being delayed. C-DOT officials say both directions of I-70 will be closed for 30 minutes to an hour while a helicopter delivers materials needed for the rockfall mitigation project. The closures will take place intermittently between 9am and ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – Officials at Rocky Mountain National Park have delayed the opening of Trail Ridge Road because of whiteout snow conditions on Friday. Park rangers reported winds up to 30 miles per hour as the temperatures dipped to 24 degrees. COLLBRAN(AP) – Mesa County emergency management officials are evacuating people who live near a massive ...
    • NEWS GAS ROYALTIES MAY BE RETURNED TO WESTERN SLOPE Grand Junction / Washington, D.C.—Millions of dollars in gas royalties will be coming back to Western Colorado if Colorado Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner get their way. Colorado’s U.S. Senators may be on opposite sides of the aisle, but they’re on the same page over this issue. ...
    • NEWS SECOND MVD ASSAULT VICTIM Glenwood Springs–The former Mountain Valley Developmental Services caretaker accused of raping a developmentally disabled woman last month in a Glenwood Springs group home, is suspected in at least one other assault. 54 year old Jose Ignacio Echevarria remains behind bars and despite the serious charges, his bond has been reduced from ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JANUARY 17TH High School Basketball The Rifle Bears host the Eagle Valley Devils tonight at 6 and 7:30. Basalt welcomes Moffat County to the Big House tonight for games at 5:30 and 7. The Glenwood Demons host the Fruita Monument Wildcats tonight in a non-league affair at Chavez-Spencer gymnasium. The girls tip off at 6 while the boys ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 16TH ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Tim Tebow has been informed that when training camp starts this summer, he’ll be the starting quarterback of the Denver Broncos. Broncos chief of football operations John Elway, a Hall of Fame quarterback, says he will work in the offseason with Tebow on his passing game. DENVER (AP) – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has made good ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 13TH High School Basketball Palisade–In boy’s basketball, the Glenwood Demons lost to the Palisade Bulldogs 51-31. Prior to that, the Lady Demons knocked off Palisade, 47-24 to improve to 3 and 0 in the Western Slope. Delta comes to Glenwood on Saturday for games at 12:30 and 2. ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 12TH High School Basketball Palisade–The Glenwood Demons are back in action tonight taking on the Bulldogs at Palisade High School. The Lady Demons tip off at 6 while the boys play AT 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS and KMTS.com. NBA The Denver Nuggets beat the New Jersey Net 123-115 last night at the ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 11TH High School Basketball Glenwood Springs–Glenwood and Rifle split a pair of games last night at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium with the Lady Bears squeaking past the Lady Demons 54 -52. It was Glenwood’s first loss of the season. In the boy’s game, Glenwood defeated Rifle, 75-43. Glenwood travels to Palisade ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 10TH High School Basketball Glenwood Springs–Tonight, the Glenwood Demons welcome the Rifle Bears to Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium for a non-league showdown. The girl’s contest tips off at 6 and the boys play at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. Denver–The Denver Nuggets suffered their first home loss this season. They ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 9TH Denver–The Denver Broncos stunned the heavily favored Pittsburgh Steelers in yesterday’s wild card playoff game 29 to 23 in overtime. Quarterback Tim Tebow silenced his critics with masterful performance, throwing for 316 yards and three touchdown passes including the game winner to Demaryius Thomas. The 80 yeard strike took only 11 ...
    • KMTS B-Ball: Glenwood Girls Remain Undefeated; Boys Split WSL Openers GLENWOOD SPRINGS (1/7/12) — The Ghost of Moffat County teams past nearly wiped out a 21 point, third-quarter lead, but the Glenwood girls shook off the specter to sweep their Western Slope opening weekend and extend their undefeated record to 11-0. The boys ran into a sizzling hot Steamboat Springs in the league ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 6TH BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Carlon Brown scored 18 points and Colorado used balanced scoring to defeat Washington 87-69 on Thursday night. Spencer Dinwiddie and Austin Dufault had 13 points each Colorado (10-4, 2-0 Pac-12), which had five players in double figures. Askia Booker added 12 and Nate Tomlinson 11 for the Buffaloes, who won their fifth straight. Tony Wroten led Washington ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 5TH High School Basketball The Glenwood Demons tip off the regular season tomorrow night in Steamboat Springs. The Lady Demons take on the Sailors at 6 o’clock while the boy’s battle Steamboat at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. NBA The Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings last night at ...