From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS VETERANS HONORED TODAY Garfield County—Today is the day to honor and pay tribute to America’s military veterans, past and present. Several schools took time out with students and faculty for special assemblies featuring patriotic music and guest speakers. Kathryn Senor Elementary in New Castle is holding two Veterans Day programs including one at 7 o’clock tonight. ...
    • Widespread Power Outage in South Glenwood UPDATE:  Power is back on at 8:25. UPDATE: Power back off at 7:15. UPDATE:  Power came back on around 6:45. Power is out south of 23rd Street in Glenwood Springs this morning.  The power outage is affecting all traffic signals and KMTS.  Remember, a non-functioning traffic light is to be treated as an all-way stop.
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) — Fifty sheriffs in Colorado, including Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario have written to the White House to oppose any plan to move detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center to prisons in the state. The letter says that Colorado would be in danger if the Pentagon sends Guantanamo detainees to either of ...
    • NEWS DENVER (AP) — Supporters of universal health care have gathered enough signatures to put their plan on Colorado ballots next year. Secretary of State Wayne Williams says proponents submitted nearly 159,000 qualified signatures, about 60,000 more than required to put the measure on the ballot. COLORADO SPRINGS(AP) — Authorities say no one survived the crash ...
    • NEWS 2015 ELECTION RESULTS Glenwood Springs—The so-called “off year” election turned out to be a big year for local educators.  The 122 million dollar bond issue for the Roaring Fork Re-1 School District won handily with 57 percent of the voters saying ‘yes’ to higher property taxes while 43 percent of the voters from Glenwood Springs to ...
    • NEWS GARCO PULLS PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDS Glenwood Springs—Planned Parenthood in Glenwood Springs won’t receive any funds from Garfield County next year. The Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to deny the request from the Human Services Commission for 15-hundred dollars.  Commissioner Tom Jankovsky made the motion to cut funds saying he’s been getting several e-mails from the ...
    • NEWS FORT COLLINS (AP) — Authorities have charged a Fort Collins man with illegal possession of a high-capacity magazine, making use of a controversial law for the first time. Prosecutors filed the charge last week after threats were directed toward Fort Range Community College. Court records say he was arrested after a psychologist reported he was ...
    • NEWS CASTLE ROCK (AP) — A carjacker has been sentenced to 160 years in prison for leading police on a 75-mile chase Longmont last year and nearly killing a Colorado state trooper. A judge today sentenced Ryan Stone on 18 charges. The chase started when Stone stole an SUV with a 4-year-old boy inside before carjacking ...
    • NEWS ELECTION BALLOTS DENVER (AP) — Secretary of State Wayne Williams is recommending that voters who haven’t mailed in their ballots yet deliver them in person instead.Williams says that several county clerks have expressed concern that the U.S. Postal Service didn’t deliver their ballots in a timely manner. So he suggests voters either drop off their ...
    • NEWS BANK FUND SET UP FOR RINK FAMILY FOLLOWING DEADLY CRASH New Castle—A special fund has been established for the family of Lori Rink who was killed in Monday’s early-morning crash on I-70 near New Castle. She was 44 years old.  Meanwhile, the investigation continues into what triggered the three-car accident that closed the eastbound side of ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Coach Fox: It’s Not Tebow Time ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Despite Denver’s stumbling start, Kyle Orton remains entrenched as the Broncos’ starting quarterback even as Tim Tebow fans clamor for him to get more playing time. Coach John Fox reiterated Monday that a change at quarterback isn’t the cure-all with the Broncos coming off a disheartening performance at Green Bay. Orton’s teammates are ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Second Half Comeback Shows Promise GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/30/11) – Halfway through a 34-21 loss to Battle Mountain that essentially eliminated Glenwood Springs from the 3A football playoffs, the future became now. Trailing 27-0 after two quarters, Travis Lundin replaced senior Jon Forristall at quarterback, giving the Demons an all-sophomore backfield, which also includes running backs Henry Hill and ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 29TH High School Soccer It’s homecoming week at Glenwood Springs High School. Tonight, the Demons host the Battle Mountain Huskies at 7 o’clock. Elsewhere on the soccer field…Roaring Fork travels to Basalt for a 4 o’clock game, Aspen and Coal Ridge kick off at 6 in Peach Valley and the Rifle Bears host the Grand Valley ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 28TH High School Softball Gypsum–Despite committing nine errors, the Rifle Lady Bears held off the Eagle Valley Lady Devils in a 9 to 8 win. MLB San Francisco, CA–The Colorado Rockies’ disappointing season comes to an end today in San Francisco. Last night, the Rockies didn’t put up much of a fight in a 7-nothing loss to ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 27TH SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Ryan Vogelsong threw seven shutout innings, Mike Fontenot tripled in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-1 on Monday night. Pablo Sandoval and Brett Pill, who also had an RBI, each added two hits for the Giants, who ended a four-game losing streak with their fifth consecutive home win. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Scare Wounded Bulldogs GLENWOOD SPRINGS (9/23/11) – Having been shut out 89-0 in its last two games, for the young Glenwood Springs football team to hope for a victory over number-one ranked Palisade in its Western Slope League opener didn’t seem very realistic. Yet, despite three turnovers that led to first half Bulldog scores and a 28-6 ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 22ND High School Volleyball Tonight at 6:30, the Glenwood Lady Demons welcome Steamboat Springs to Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium for an important league match. Coal Ridge visits Rifle and Aspen heads to Roaring Fork. Soccer Five games are on the schedule tonight including Palisade at Rifle, Coal Ridge at Grand Valley, Roaring Fork welcomes Hotchkiss, Basalt plays ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 21ST Rifle–Four golfers from Rifle High School will be heading to the state tournament next month thanks to solid performances on their home course in the 3A Regionals. Jacob Withee, Ty Caron, Danny Bartels and Triston Quigley all qualified and led Rifle to second place. Aspen took first place, Basalt ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 20TH High School Golf Golfers will enjoy a beautiful day on the course at Rifle Creek in day two of the 3A and 4A regional tournament. NFL Tim Tebow fans don’t need to get excited. His appearance as a wide receiver in last Sunday’s win over the Bengals was simply as an extra blocker or a decoy. ...
    • SPORTS, SEPTEMBER 19TH DENVER (AP) – Pablo Sandoval homered twice in the fourth inning, part of a six-home run barrage that led the late-charging San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 12-5 Sunday for their eighth straight win. On its longest winning streak since April 2007, San Francisco closed within four games of Atlanta, the NL wild-card leader. Pitcher Matt Cain, Mike Fontenot, Brandon ...