From the KMTS News Room:

    • Town Hall Meeting: The President and the People Listen to tonight’s ABC town hall meeting here:
    • Fish and Wildlife Employees Plead Guilty After Poaching Incident DENVER (AP) – Colorado officials say two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees pleaded guilty to poaching-related charges. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Tuesday 44-year-old Thad Bingham and 45-year-old Brian Scheer pleaded guilty to trespassing in the 2014 killing of a bull elk on private land that was closed to hunting. Officials say Bingham also pleaded guilty ...
    • Controlled Burn Near Aspen Airport Today The Aspen Fire Department will be conducting a burn near the Aspen Airport today on the Owl Creek side of the airport.  Officials say a lot of smoke will be visible while the burn is conducted.
    • NEWS SKIER VISITS SET RECORD DENVER (AP) – More people are visiting Colorado ski areas and bringing a winter boost to area spending. A record 13 million visitors this past winter meant the highest sales tax revenue ever for almost every Colorado ski town. CAMPERS ARRESTED FOR STARTING NEDERLAND FIRE BOULDER (AP) – Two campers from Alabama have ...
    • NEWS COLORADO HONORS FALLEN DALLAS COPS Denver—In honor of the five Dallas police officers who were shot and killed last night, all flags in Colorado will fly at half staff for the next few days. Governor John Hickenlooper ordered the flags to be lowered at all state buildings, following the lead of the federal proclamation. ...
    • NEWS STORM KING ANNIVERSARY Glenwood Springs—22 years ago today, the South Canyon Fire claimed the lives of 14 firefighters on Storm King Mountain. Local fire officials and others who were around on that tragic day will stop by the Storm King Memorial at Two Rivers Park to honor the men and women who died; Kathi Beck, Tami ...
    • NEWS MAN DIES IN GARCO ATV ACCIDENT Glenwood Springs—A Fruita man was killed in an ATV crash north of New Castle Monday morning. According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the 30 year old man, who’s name has not been released, lost control on a switchback on County Road 243 and was thrown off the ...
    • Onlookers Causing Trouble for Firefighters Motorists wanting to catch a glimpse of a fire burning between Rifle and Rulison are causing trouble for fire crews trying to battle the flames tonight. Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says members of the public are being asked to avoid County Road 320 if possible.  Additional traffic from onlookers has apparently been ...
    • 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 ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Danilo Gallinari Leads Nuggets Past Bucks 91-86 DENVER (AP) – Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 21 points, including a pair of free throws in the final seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-86 on Monday night. Al Harrington added 17 points and Ty Lawson 16 for the Nuggets, who were playing their third game in as many nights. Stephen ...
    • Broncos Reluctant to Celebrate League Victory ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The commemorative T-shirts and caps proclaiming the Denver Broncos 2011 AFC West champions sat mostly untouched in the team’s locker room Monday. After watching replays of their 7-3 loss to Kansas City, the Broncos still weren’t in any mood to celebrate their return to the playoffs after a six-year absence. Tim Tebow walked ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 2ND Denver–The Denver Broncos’ anemic offense could only muster 3 points in yesterday’s embarassing, 7 to 3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite closing out the regular season on a three game losing streak, the Broncos 8 and 8 record was enough to clinch the AFC West division thanks to the Oakland Raiders’ ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 30TH DENVER (AP) – Semyon Varlamov made 25 saves, Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Thursday night. Kevin Porter and Stefan Elliott also scored for Colorado, which went 8-1 at home in December. Mikkel Boedker (mih-KEHL’ BAHD’-kur) had two goals, and Kyle Chipchura had two assists for the Coyotes. Jason LaBarbera ...
    • 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. ...