From the KMTS News Room:

    • Chairlift Assault Ruling An Aspen judge has ruled that a former Aspen resident who pushed a snowboarder off of a chairlift at Aspen Highlands last winter is not guilty by reason of insanity. District Judge Chris Seldin issued the ruling on Monday after a state psychologist testified that 32-year-old Thomas Proesel was insane when he pushed the snowboarder off ...
    • Police Seek Help With Carbondale Assaults Carbondale Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a male suspect that may be responsible for two attempted sexual assaults in the area. The most recent incident happened in the early hours of last Saturday morning when an adult female was grabbed on a bike path near Highway 133 and Village Road. ...
    • Fort Carson Soldiers Under Arrest Authorities say four soldiers from Fort Carson have turned themselves in after breaking into a Colorado Springs apartment and threatening the residents with a gun. Colorado Springs Police say the soldiers were arrested on suspicion of burglary, menacing and child abuse. All four are currently being held in the El Paso County jail. Investigators say a family ...
    • Ogden Defense Questions Evidence, Asks To Move Trial Defense attorneys in the murder trial of Matthew Ogden spent this past Friday in court questioning the conduct of investigators who interviewed Ogden after the death of his infant daughter. Ogden’s public defenders say that officers with the District Attorney’s office and the Parachute Police Department ignored obvious signs of mental breakdown during their questioning of ...
    • Colorado Climbing Guide Killed in Wyoming A climbing guide from Colorado who was leading tourists down Grand Teton Mountain in Wyoming  has died. The Exum Mountain Guide company says 42-year-old Gary Falk was leading a group down from a successful ascent of Grand Teton National Park’s highest peak when he fell at 10:30 a.m. Saturday about 2,400 feet from the top of ...
    • THC Water Scare – False Alarm A warning not to drink the water in the town of Hugo has been canceled after additional tests showed there is no longer any evidence of a marijuana chemical in the tap water. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that a criminal investigation is continuing into suspected tampering and forced entry at a Hugo community ...
    • Glenwood Smoking Ban Approved The Glenwood Springs City Council decided Thursday to proceed with a smoking ban in the downtown core, but made a concession to local businesses that might have clientele who smoke late at night. The council voted 5-1 to restrict any outdoor smoking from 5th street north of the Hotel Colorado south to 11th street and within ...
    • Ogden Defense Files Motions in Infant Death Defense attorneys are focusing on their client’s mental condition and evidence they say should be thrown out as they defend Matthew Ogden against first-degree murder charges in the June 2015 death of his 1-month-old daughter. Prosecutors charged Ogden after the infant girl died following a brutal nighttime episode in which they say he violently shook his ...
    • THC Found In Town’s Water Lincoln County authorities say they’ve found signs that a water well in the town of Hugo, about 15 miles southeast of Limon, has been tampered with after preliminary tests showed the psychoactive chemical in marijuana was present in the drinking water. Residents of Hugo were told Thursday not to drink the water or shower in it ...
    • Sheriff’s Honor Guard Attends Fallen Dallas Officer’s Funeral A week ago today, Dallas said goodbye to one of it’s finest.  Veteran Sergeant Michael Smith was laid to rest a week after he was killed by a gunman during a peaceful protest.  Among the attendees at Sergeant Smith’s public funeral were four representatives of the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard, including Deputy Matthew ...

    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 ...