From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS GARCO LANDFILL FUTURE OPERATIONS DISCUSSED Glenwood Springs—A professional firm may take over management of the West Garfield County landfill. The Board of Commissioners are considering an offer from Carbondale-based Heartland Environmental Services to take over the day-to-day operations. Larry Giroux with Heartland says it’s a business plan to make the landfill more efficient, not ...
    • NEWS GW CANYON OPEN TODAY Glenwood Springs—Motorists got a pleasant surprise this morning from the Colorado Department of Transportation…Glenwood Canyon was not closed as scheduled. C-DOT crews were able to finish rockfall mitigation work during Wednesday’s 6-hour closure of I-70 sooner than expected thanks to favorable conditions. Officials say a Blackhawk Helicopter was able to safely fly ...
    • NEWS DRIVERS GETTING TICKETS FOR TAKING CATTLE CREEK TURN OFF Glenwood Springs—Colorado State Troopers are writing a lot of expensive tickets to motorists trying to take the Cattle Creek exit off of Highway 82. Drivers hoping to take the Cottonwood Pass detour during the two-day Glenwood Canyon closure are brazenly going through the Cattle Creek road construction ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) – Six Colorado ballot measures ranging from presidential primaries to higher tobacco taxes have until the end of business Monday to try to get a place on November ballots. Monday is Colorado’s deadline to turn in some 98,000 signatures for inclusion on ballots. ASPEN (AP) – Officials near Aspen are concerned about increased all-terrain ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD RECREATION MASTER PLAN Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs residents are young, fairly affluent, athletic and lovers of all types of recreation according to a recent survey conducted by parks and recreation planning firm, Greenplay. The organization is currently in the throes of putting together Glenwood’s Park and Recreation Master Plan. Project manager Mark Thatcher gave ...
    • NEWS BRESLIN MEMORIAL New Castle—This Sunday, family and friends will gather to mourn the loss and celebrate the life of former longtime New Castle Mayor Frank Brelin at one of his favorite hangouts…Burning Mountain Park. Breslin died in his home this past Monday of natural causes at the age of 63. The dedicated family man, passionate musician ...
    • NEWS ALCOHOL AND DRUGS FACTORS IN DEADLY ROLLOVER Rifle—The driver killed in Monday’s early morning rollover near Rifle had been drinking and using methamphetamine according to reports from Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire. 48 year old Robert Lashus of Parachute had an alarmingly high blood alcohol content of .226. Lashus’ brother-in-law, 42 year old Branden ...
    • NEWS FORMER NEW CASTLE MAYOR DIES New Castle—Former longtime New Castle Mayor Frank Breslin has died. Breslin was was found in his home last night. While the cause of death is unknown at this time, Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire says Breslin likely died of natural causes. Breslin, who most recently served on the town council, was ...
    • NEWS BIRGFELD MURDER TRIAL Grand Junction—She was only 8 years old when her mother failed to come home from work. Little did Jess Dixon know, her mom, Paige Birgfeld had been killed. Today in Grand Junction, Jess, now 17, took the stand in the first degree murder trial of the suspected killer, Lester Jones. According ...
    • NEWS GLENWOOD BANK ROBBER STILL ON THE LOOSE Glenwood Springs—The man who robbed the Vectra Bank at 8th and Grand late Friday afternoon is still being sought by local and federal authorities. The suspect, a white man wearing a straw hat and big sunglasses, concealed one hand and reportedly told a teller he had a gun. ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • 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 ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 23rd Glenwood Springs–Tomorrow, hundreds of people are expected to take part in Glenwood Springs’ annual Turkey Day 5k. It’s the Silver Anniversary of the race and begins at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club at 10 am. You can register for the race one hour before. Denver–The Denver Broncos waived quarterback Kyle Orton. ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 21ST DENVER (AP) – Patrick Marleau had a hat trick, Thomas Greiss stopped 35 shots and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Sunday night. Joe Pavelski also scored, Mark-Edouard Vlasic had three assists and Joe Thornton added two assists for the Sharks, who have won three in a row and five of their last six. Matt Duchene (DOO’-shayn) ...
    • Final score: Windsor 36, Rifle 15 Use the player below to listen Or, right-click here to download the game.