From the KMTS News Room:

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      VAIL PASS AVALANCHE Vail—A massive avalanche fell across I-70 early this morning, closing Vail Pass in both directions.  According to reports from the Colorado State Patrol, a semi, carrying mail was caught in the 15-foot deep slide but the driver was not hurt.  The mountain of snow came roaring down around 2:30 this morning in the ...
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      BLUE MONDAY FOR I-70 TRAVELERS Gypsum—I-70 was closed in both directions early this morning when a semi overturned near Gypsum.  Highway Six is open but officials with C-DOT and the Colorado State Patrol say the the interstate will not reopen until late this afternoon.  The icy roads and mixture of freezing rain and light snow have ...
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      COLORADO SHIVERS IN SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES Undated—When the snow moved out and the skies cleared, frigid temperatures gripped the state of Colorado.  The sub-zero readings and icy roads forced the RE-16 school district in Parachute to cancel classes for the day.  In Greeley, school was canceled as the wind chill sent the mercury plummeting to a bone-chilling ...
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      FIRST STORM OF NEW YEAR POUNDS COLORADO Undated—Most of Colorado is under a big, white blanket thanks to the first major snowstorm of 2017.  The snow and high winds that kicked in last night in Western Colorado forced the the school districts in Eagle and Summit County to cancel classes for the day. Elsewhere, students from ...
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      MUCH NEEDED SNOW BLANKETING COLORADO Undated—The storm that drenched California is bringing sorely-needed snow to Colorado. Forecasters say this system could dump over two feet of snow in parts of the high country. The snow along with high winds and frigid temperatures will continue to hamper travel through tomorrow.  Frontier Airlines canceled about two dozen flights ...
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      ENGLEWOOD(AP) – Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak has stepped down from his dream job over health concerns. Kubiak said the demands of the job are no longer a good fit. GM John Elway says that although he’s saddened and disappointed, he understands Kubiak is making the best decision for himself and his family. GRANBY(AP) – An ...
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      PICEANCE PREDATOR CONTROL PLAN MOVING FORWARD Undated—The plan to control predatory animals in the Piceacne Basin and Upper Arkansas River will be a big project in 2017.  The predator management studies were unanimously approved by the Parks and Wildlife Commission two weeks ago to see what impact mountain lions and bears are having on the declining ...
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      NEW MINING REGS PROPOSED BY FEDS TO PROTECT GROUSE Denver—Five possible plans to limit mining on federal land to protect the Greater Sage Grouse in the west were unveiled today by the Obama Administration.  Which plan is preferred remains a mystery however.  They range from a complete, 20 year ban on mining activity on nearly 10 ...
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      HOLIDAY PHONE SCAMMERS TARGET GARCO RESIDENTS Glenwood Springs—Your taxes are late, your car payment is overdue and if you don’t pay over the phone,  you’ll owe a big fine or you’ll be off to jail.  Those are some of the lies and intimidating tactics being used by scam artists that are once again rearing their ugly ...
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      GARCO AUTHORITIES PULL MAN’S BODY FROM COLORADO RIVER New Castle—The body of a suspected car thief was found Christmas Eve in the Colorado River near New Castle.  According to reports from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, a passerby spotted the body floating near the PSI office building west of town around 3:30 Saturday afternoon.  After Coroner ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...