ASPEN (AP) – A Glenwood Springs man who was overheard by an Aspen police detective laughing about being drunk at the time of a car accident he had pleaded not guilty to has been sentenced to more than a year in jail. 21-year-old Colin Buchanan was sentenced Monday to nearly 400 days in jail ...
BLM SUED BY O AND G INDUSTRY OVER METHANE RULES
Denver—The Bureau of Land Management’s rule dealing with venting and flaring of methane is being challenged in court by the oil and gas industry. The Western Energy Alliance and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPPA), filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to have the ...
- 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. ...
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)
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 ...
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 ...
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:
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.
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 ...
- 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.
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
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. ...
- SPORTS, DECEMBER 20TH
Denver–The Colorado Avalanche beat the Philadelphia Flyers last night at the Pepsi Center 3 to 2.
The CU Buffs beat Cal State Bakersfield 70-64. CSU pounded Texas Southern 85 to 61 and the Denver Pioneers got past Wyoming 57-46.
The Denver Nuggets host the Phoenix Suns tonight in a pre-season game.
San Francisco, ...
- 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.