From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS CONTROVERSY, SPECULATION, ACCUSATIONS OVER GLENWOOD MGR JOB Glenwood Springs—Today is Jeff Hecksel’s last day as the City Manager of Glenwood Springs, a position he has held for 11 years.  Former Garfield County Manager and Attorney Drew Gorgey was hired as the interim City Manager with a 4 to 1 vote during the consent agenda last night.  ...
    • NEWS WASHINGTON (AP) — The legal system may not resolve the question of whether the fatal shooting of three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic was an act of domestic terrorism. Robert Dear faces state charges of first-degree murder. But the federal criminal code has no specific charge for crimes considered domestic terrorism. That means ...
    • NEWS ASPEN MAYOR FLYING TO PARIS FOR CLIMATE SUMMIT ASPEN (AP) — Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron is heading to Paris this week to take part in the global climate change conference, bringing with him the perspective of a town reliant on both snow and luxury. Skadron is flying to France tomorrow to spend six days at and ...
    • NEWS COLORADO SPRINGS PLANNED PARENTHOOD SHOOTER GOING TO COURT Colorado Springs—The man accused in Friday’s bloody shooting rampage that left three people dead inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic will be formally advised of the charges against him today. 57 year old Robert Lewis Dear goes before a judge for the first time this afternoon.  Investigators ...
    • NEWS THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TRAVEL MAY BE CHALLENGING DENVER (AP) — More snow is headed toward Colorado but the storm isn’t expected to hit in time to slow down most travelers on today.The storm is forecast to move into the mountains and the Front Rangel late this afternoon. The snow is expected to continue into Thanksgiving Day and ...
    • NEWS COSTCO CHICKEN SALAD,E-COLI LINK OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Chicken salad from Costco has been linked to at least one case of E. coli in Washington state. Colorado, Montana and Utah also have confirmed E. coli cases connected to Costco chicken salad. Officials are working to determine the source. HUNTER’S MISTAKE DENVER (AP) — Federal officials say no ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD GARAGE FIRE Glenwood Springs—The cause of last night’s garage fire in Glenwood Springs is being investigated.  The fire was reported in the 600 block of 8th Street and quickly spread to a nearby home.  According to information from the Glenwood Springs Fire Department, the first engine arrived on the scene in less than three ...
    • NEWS GW COUNCIL APPROVES NEW WEED BIZ Glenwood Springs—With a 6 to 1 vote last night, the Glenwood Springs City Council gave a thumbs-up to a new marijuana business.  Osiris LLC will be located on Devereaux Road and will grow, manufacture and sell retail pot. The council’s vote upheld the approval of the city licensing officer Angela ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Springs city council will discuss a sales and use tax revenue bond allowing the city to borrow over 3 million dollars for street maintenance and construction at tonight’s meeting. The council is expected to approve the ordinance.  The council will also vote on fixing and certifying the 2015 mill ...
    • NEWS CARBONDALE MAN BUSTED FOR LURING A MINOR Carbondale—A Carbondale man is behind bars for trying to lure a young girl over the internet. According to information from the Carbondale Police Department, 24 year old Daniel Rodden was taken into custody yesterday and booked into the Garfield County jail on felony charges including Exploitation of a Child, ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 17TH High School Softball The Rifle Lady Bears earned a trip to the state 3A tournament for the second straight year. Rifle defeated Basalt in the district tournament in Gunnison last weekend to secure a spot in the tournament that will be played in Aurora this Friday and Saturday. High School Football The Glenwood Demons knocked off the Steamboat ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Lundin Leads Glenwood Over Steamboat, 43-0 GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10/14/11) — The Travis Lundin era continued with Glenwood’s 43-0 win over once-mighty Steamboat Springs, as the sophomore quarterback threw two more touchdown passes, giving him seven in eight quarters of play since he took the reins in the second half of the Battle Mountain game. Steamboat, which lost to Valor Christian in ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 13TH High School Soccer The Glenwood Demons travel to Gypsum to take on Eagle Valley tonight. The Coal Ridge Titans host the Grand Valley Cardinals tonight as well. Volleyball Glenwood makes the trip north to Steamboat Springs for a 6:30 league match eith the Sailors. Rifle plays at Coal Ridge at 6. Cross Country Coal Ridge and ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 11TH ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Coach John Fox said Tuesday that the Denver Broncos will start Tim Tebow against the Miami Dolphins when they return from their bye week. Tebow supplants Kyle Orton, who has struggled ever since winning the job with a spectacular training camp. Replacing Orton at halftime Sunday, Tebow nearly led the Broncos back from a late ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 10TH DENVER (AP) – Philip Rivers overcame an interception and a fourth-quarter fumble to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 29-24 win over Denver despite Tim Tebow’s (TEE’-boh’s) best efforts to rally the Broncos from a 16-point deficit. Tebow threw for one touchdown and ran for another after replacing Kyle Orton to start the third quarter, and had one final shot ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GLENWOOD SPOILS MOFFAT COUNTY HOMECOMING, 34-14 CRAIG (10/7/11) – “I love running the ball,” Glenwood sophomore quarterback Travis Lundin said after his three touchdown passes helped dampen Moffat County\’s Homecoming, 34-14, Friday in Craig. Lundin did run for 71 yards and a touchdown, but it was his 249 yards and 13 of 15 completions through the air that really ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 7TH High School Volleyball Roaring Fork swept Coal Ridge in three games while Glenwood got past Fruita-Monument three games to two. Soccer Glenwood blanked Roaring Fork 4-zip. Rifle beat CRMS 3 to 1. Football The Glenwood Demons hope to get their first Western Slope league win tonight in Craig. The Demons take on the Moffat ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 6TH INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Peyton Manning says he still holds out hope that he will be back on the field for the Colts this season. The four-time league MVP has not played a down since having neck surgery in May. He had a second operation on the neck last month, and so far, he says, things have gone well. Manning says ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 5TH High School Golf At the State 3A high school golf tournament in Gunnison, several local golfers performed well. Jesse Beetham of the Aspen Skiers was the top competitor from the local area with a 5th place finish. Dylan Rakowski from Basalt finished in a tie for 10th place and Tristan Quigley of ...
    • Minor League Team Could Move to Grand Junction GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – The city of Grand Junction says it is in talks with Monfort Investment Group about a minor league baseball franchise. The investment group is led by Colorado Rockies general partners Dick and Charlie Monfort. City Manager Laurie Kadrich confirmed the discussions in an announcement Monday. But city officials said no details would ...