From the KMTS News Room:

    • Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Dies at 94 – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/nancy-reagan-lady-dies-94/story?id=3349362
    • NEWS NO BOND FOR CAR JACKERS WHO LED CHASE THROUGH GLENWOOD Glenwood Springs. (AP) – The man and woman who led several law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase from Grand Junction to Glenwood Springs after fleeing an armed robbery are being held in the Garfield County Jail on a no-bond hold. 35 year old Eugene ...
    • NEWS COLORADO’S ‘MAKE MY DAY’ LAW DOESN’T APPLY TO JAIL CELLS Denver—Colorado’s so-called “Make My Day” law allows a citizen to use deadly force when someone breaks into their home.  The law does not apply to prison inmates.  That clarification is being made in a bill that was approved today by House lawmakers.  The law has been ...
    • NEWS HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH GARFIELD COUNTY Glenwood Springs—A pair of carjackers led several law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase last night along I-70 that began in Mesa County and ended in Glenwood Springs.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the chase topped out at 110 miles an hour and despite two ...
    • NEWS RX BURN PLANNED THIS SPRING IN RF VALLEY Redstone—A 900 acre prescribed burn is in the works this spring in the forest at Avalanche Creek.  According to information from the White River National Forest, this year’s first prescribed burn of mountain shrub, pinyon-juniper and aspen trees is a continuation from last spring.  White River Fuels Specialist ...
    • NEWS HEAD TO HEAD TRAFFIC THROUGH GW CANYON TO BEGIN SOON Glenwood Springs—10 days after a massive rockslide shut down Colorado’s main east-west thoroughfare, I-70 is finally reopening…at least part of it is.  This afternoon around 4 o’clock, the Colorado Department of Transportation will scrap the pilot car configuration using a one lane, limited hours escort between ...
    • NEWS ENVIRONMENTALISTS CHALLENGING SAGE GROUSE DECISION BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Environmental groups are suing to force the Obama administration to impose more restrictions on oil and gas drilling, grazing and other activities blamed for the decline of greater sage grouse across the American West. The lawsuit filed today says a sweeping conservation effort the government announced last ...
    • NEWS ANOTHER COLORADO SHERIFF’S DEPUTY KILLED IN SHOOTOUT BAILEY (AP) – Authorities in Park County say a shooting has killed a sheriff’s deputy and a suspect in mountain town of Bailey and left two other deputies wounded. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened just after 9 o’clock this morning. Neither the circumstances of the ...
    • NEWS GW CANYON PILOT CAR A LITTLE SMOOTHER THIS MORNING Glenwood Springs—The pilot car escort through Glenwood Canyon went a little smoother this morning during the work hour rush.  C-DOT is trying to work out the glitches to minimize the delays with the one lane configuration between 4pm and 9am.  According to C-DOT, part of the two ...
    • I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon Expected to be Open for Several Hours Tonight CDOT’s Amy Ford says after bringing down three to four additional boulders today, road crews are confident opening Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon at approximately 6:00 PM Sunday.  Ford says rock scalers brought down approximately 400 tons of rock since the rock slide which closed the road late Monday night. Local CDOT Public Information Officer Tracy ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 29TH DENVER (AP) – Nene (neh-NAY’) scored 25 points, reserve Al Harrington had 18 points and seven rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to a 117-100 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Ty Lawson had 15 points and Danilo Gallinari had 11 points and five rebounds for the Nuggets, who have won their first two games of the season ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 27TH Dallas, TX–The Denver Nuggets tipped off the season with a dominant, 115-93 win over the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks last night in Texas. Ty Lawson led the Nuggets with 27 points. Tomorrow, they host the Utah Jazz. St. Paul, MN–The Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild last night in St. Paul ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 26TH GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The road to the NFC title will run through Lambeau Field this season. The defending Super Bowl champion Green Packers earned the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs with a 35-21 victory over visiting Chicago. Aaron Rodgers tossed five TD passes to give him 45 for the season against just six interceptions. It’s the ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 23RD Buffalo, NY–The Denver Broncos are slight favorites to beat the Bills in a Christmas Eve showdown in Buffalo. The game will be heard here on KMTS with kick off set for 11-am mountain time and the pre-game show starting at 9. NBA Phoenix, AZ–The Denver Nuggets beat the Suns in Phoenix last night 110 to ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 22ND Peach Valley–Coal Ridge boy’s basketball coach Paul Harvey will be holding a camp for younger players during the Christmas break. December 28th through the 31st, all boys and girls 3rd through 6th grade will learn all aspects of the game. The camp will be held at Coal Ridge High School from 10 to ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 21ST NBA Denver–The Denver Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns last night at the Pepsi Center 127-110. Ty Lawson led the scoring effort with 21 points. Major League Baseball Denver–After 11 solid seasons with the Minnesota Twins, All-Star outfielder Michael Cuddyer has signed a three year, 31 and a half million dollar contract with the Colorado Rockies. ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 20TH NHL Denver–The Colorado Avalanche beat the Philadelphia Flyers last night at the Pepsi Center 3 to 2. College Basketball The CU Buffs beat Cal State Bakersfield 70-64. CSU pounded Texas Southern 85 to 61 and the Denver Pioneers got past Wyoming 57-46. NBA The Denver Nuggets host the Phoenix Suns tonight in a pre-season game. NFL San Francisco, ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 19TH High School Basketball The Glenwood Lady Demons wrapped up the pre-season with a 20-point victory over the Aspen Lady Skiers to improve to 9 and 0. The Glenwood Boys lost toe Aspen 63-35 to fall to 5 and 3 in December. Glenwood will begin conference play at Steamboat ...
    • Demons, Titans Split Games vs GJ and Eagle Valley The Glenwood Demons Boys Basketball team lost to Grand Junction High School last night. The final score was 49-39. The Lady Demons, however, prevailed, winning 52-48. Coal Ridge traveled to Eagle Valley where their boys team also lost, 56-40. The Lady Titans held on to beat the Devils 37-35.
    • KMTS Hoops: GLENWOOD TEAMS REMAIN UNBEATEN, GO TO 3-0 GRAND JUNCTION (12/6/11) — There was the “beautiful game,” then the down-to-the wire, proverbial “ugly” win, but both Glenwood Springs basketball teams came out of Grand Junction Central\’s gym with victories to improve their unbeaten pre-season marks to 3-0. Glenwood Girls 82, Central 25 Kenzie Nelson-Buhler torched the 5A Lady Warriors (0-3) for 19 first-quarter ...