From the KMTS News Room:

    • Officials Find no Evidence of Ratially-Motivated Display at Coal Ridge High School
      Rumors of a racially-motivated display at Coal Ridge High School this week are so far unfounded, according to Garfield RE-2 Director of Districtwide Services, Theresa Hamilton. The rumors began to spread on Facebook and were brought to KMTS’ attention Friday morning. Hamilton says an investigation by District officials and the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office was immediately begun. ...
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      HARVEY GAP ROAD REOPENS Silt—At long last, after a nearly three month closure, Harvey Gap Road is fully repaired and reopened to traffic.  The busy county road had to be closed August 13th when a section of it collapsed due to water flowing underneath.  Garfield County Road and Bridge crews along with SGM Engineering and the ...
    • 2016 Election Results
      2016 Election Results from Garfield and Pitkin Counties (with Statewide Offices and Questions)
    • NEWS
      ELECTION DAY 2016 Glenwood Springs—Not long after the polls opened this morning, over two-thirds of the ballots sent out to Garfield County voters had been returned.  About 30 thousand were mailed out last month and so far, Republican ballots outnumber Democrat ballots by about one thousand. Statewide, that margin is closer to 20 thousand.  The intriguing ...
    • NEWS
      ELECTION DEADLINE Glenwood Springs—Today is the last day to turn in your voter registration by mail, fax or e-mail if you want to a ballot delivered to your home.  Everyone that applies after today will be notified to show up in person to a voter service or polling center.  Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico ...
    • NEWS
      HALLOWEEN DUI ENFORCEMENT Rifle—Halloween is three days away but the weekend leading up to it means a lot of costumed party-goers will be consuming a few spooky beverages.  The Colorado State Patrol is warning everyone to drink responsibly and do not get behind the wheel.  Additional troopers, officers and deputies will be on the road this ...
    • 2016 Candidate Debates and Issues Forum
      For those of you that would like to listen to these debates in their entirety… Glenwood Springs Board of Realtors Garfield County Commissioner Candidates Debate on October 26, 2016:   KMTS Connections On October 26, the three District Attorney Candidates participated in a KMTS Connections interview. This interview is a less formal, longer form conversation with the three candidates.   Glenwood ...
    • NEWS
      LOCAL BIKE THIEF PUT OUT OF BUSINESS Aspen—If your expensive mountain bike was stolen in the last couple of years, there’s a chance it was swiped and sold on eBay by a Glenwood Springs man.  According to reports from the Aspen Police Department, 31 year old Jose Sanchez is now behind bars for stealing pricey, name ...
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      8TH STREET BRIDGE REOPENS Glenwood Springs—The wait is over for commuters.  The 8th Street Bridge work is done and open once again.  The reopening was delayed by a couple of days while work crews completed paving and some finishing touches.  The bridge officially reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon at 4;15. GLENWOOD SPRINGS MURDER-SUICIDE INVESTIGATED Glenwood Springs—An apparent murder-suicide ...
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      CMU STUDENTS HELPING WITH SKELETAL INVESTIGATION GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Investigators say hikers found a nearly complete adult skeleton and some clothing in the western Colorado desert.  Mesa County Sheriff’s Office investigators and Colorado Mesa University forensic research students worked together Wednesday to collect the bones in the desert north of Grand Junction. Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Megan Terlecky ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JANUARY 26TH
      ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland Raiders are finalizing a deal with Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen to make him their new head coach. A person familiar with the process said Wednesday that the contract is in the process of being completed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team is not publicly discussing the search. Fox Sports ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 25TH
      High School Basketball Palisade–The Aspen Skiers were swept by the Palisade Bulldogs last night on the road. The Lady Skiers lost 39 to 34 while the boys fell to Palisade 54 to 27. The loss didn’t hurt Aspen since it was a non-league contest. Basalt–The Coal Ridge Titans went into the Big House in Basalt ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 24TH
      HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Aspen–Tonight the Aspen Skiers travel west to Palisade for a pair of non-league games. The Lady Skiers tip off at 6 while the boy’s battle the Bulldogs at 7:30. The boy’s game will feature two of the best teams on the Western Slope and will be broadcast live on ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 23RD
      BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Kevin Parrom missed a 3-pointer from the right wing at the buzzer and Colorado escaped with a 64-63 win over Arizona on Saturday. Arizona had a shot at pulling off the win after the Buffaloes’ Carlon Brown missed a 3-pointer at the 30-second mark and the Wildcats corralled the rebound. NEW YORK (AP) – Danilo ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 20TH
      High School Basketball Gypsum–The Glenwood Lady Demons defeated Eagle Valley 58-26 while the Glenwood boys lost to the Devils 69-52. The Demons host the Battle Mountain Huskies tonight at 6 and 7:30. Catch both games live on KMTS. Rifle–The Rifle Bears were swept by the Olathe Pirates last night at the ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 19TH
      High School Basketball Gypsum–Tonight the Glenwood Demons are back in action in Gypsum to take on the Eagle Valley Devils. The girl’s game tips off at 6 and the boys play at 7:30. Catch both games live on KMTS. Rifle–The Rifle Bears welcome the Olathe Pirates to the Bear’s Den tonight at 6 ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 18TH
      High School Basketball Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons were swept by the Fruita-Monument Wildcats last night at Chavez-Spencer gymnasium. The Lady Demons lost 43-39 while the boys team fell 74-37. Glenwood travels to Gypsum tomorrow night to take on the Eagle Valley Devils. Rifle–The Rifle Lady Bears had no trouble with Eagle ...
    • 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. ...