From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • NEWS TWO DAY CLOSURE OF HANGING LAKE TRAIL Glenwood Springs—The Hanging Lake Trail will close tomorrow and Thursday while crews do some work on the popular path. This week, crews with the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District will replace a foundation to one of the railing posts below the staircase climb. Exit 125 will also be closed by ...
    • NEWS VERDICT HANDED DOWN IN THEATER MASSACRE CIVIL SUIT CENTENNIAL(AP) – The Latest on a lawsuit against the owner of a Colorado movie theater where 12 were killed (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A jury has found the owner of a Colorado movie theater is not liable for a 2012 shooting that left 12 ...
    • NEWS GARCO BOARD SENDS LETTER TO BLM OVER NEW LAND USE REGS Glenwood Springs—Garfield County simply wanted an explanation from the Bureau of Land Management on the new Planning 2.0 land use regulations. Assistant County Manager Fred Jarman says no one at the local or state offices could provide answers. That’s a big reason the county sent ...
    • Prescribed Burn Today Northeast of Aspen Federal fire officials are conducting a prescribed burn today Northeast of Aspen in the Hunter Creek Area. Smoke may be visible throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and maybe even beyond. Pictures below are courtesy of the Upper Colorado Interagency Fire Management Unit.
    • NEWS OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY SUING FEDS OVER SAGE GROUSE RULES BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Representatives of the oil and gas industry say they are suing the Obama administration over drilling restrictions meant to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. The Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council said Thursday that local ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – Soon, U.S. adult citizens who live outside Colorado can become owners or investors in medical and recreational marijuana operations in-state. The Senate unanimously passed a bill that allows non-Coloradans to invest in the pot industry starting in 2017. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A judge is set to rule on the mental state ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 6TH High School Basketball Grand Junction–Tonight the Glenwood Demons girls’ and boys’ teams take on the Central Warriors in Grand Junction. The Lady Demons tip off at 5:30 while the boys’ game begins around 7. You can catch both games live on KMTS. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos are living on the edge ...
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 2ND High School Basketball Parachute–The Grand Valley Cardinals tipped off the season last night with a 54-32 win over Vail Mountain School. Carbondale–The annual Brenda Patch Memorial Tournament gets under way today at Roaring Fork High School. The Glenwood Lady Demons take on Basalt at 3:30 and the boys will play at 5. Roaring ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 22ND SPORTS, NOVEMBER 22ND
    • SPORTS, DECEMBER 1ST High School Basketball Carbondale–The annual Brenda Patch basketball tournament tips off tomorrow at Roaring Fork High School. Girls and boys’ teams will compete in the annual scholarship fundraiser including Roaring Fork, Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs, Aspen and Basalt. The Lady Demons and the Lady Longhorns face each other tomorrow afternoon ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 30TH BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) – The first training session for a World Cup downhill race on the Birds of Prey course at Beaver Creek was canceled Tuesday so workers could shave down sections of the hill to help control speed. The jury elected to skip the run on a clear-blue day because racers were getting too much air on a ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 29TH NHL Denver–The Colorado Avalanche lost to the Dallas Stars last night at the Pepsi Center 3 to 1. College Basketball Boulder–The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off the Georgia Bulldogs 70 to 68 last night at the Coors Events Center. Monday Night Football New Orleans, LA–At Superdome in New Orleans, the Saints clobbered the New York Giants 49 -24. Elsewhere in sports… JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 28TH San Diego, CA–Once again, in dramatic, come-from-behind fashion, the Denver Broncos found a way to win a game. Sunday in San Diego, the Broncos beat the Chargers in overtime, 16 to 13. Matt Prater drilled a 37 yard field goal with 29 seconds left in the extra period to ...