From the KMTS News Room:

    • NEWS
      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 ...
    • KMTS Christmas Special Christmas Memories
      Steve and Jeannie Beckley reminisce about their first Christmas with their son and showing him the Santa Tracker from NORAD. With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season we often forget what Christmas is really about; Jim Combs reminds us of what this holiday is truly about with a story of how he and his ...
    • NEWS
      BLM WANTS PUBLIC FEEDBACK ON SAGE GROUSE PROJECTS Silt—One of the biggest threats to the Greater Sage Grouse in Western Colorado is the gradual invasion of pinyon and juniper trees moving into sagebrush areas according to biologists.  That’s why the Bureau of Land Management is putting together a plan to restore sagebrush habitat in the coming ...
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      GARCO I-70 CORRIDOR DEADLY FOR CAR CRASHES Glenwood Springs—55 people were killed in auto accidents on I-70 in Garfield County between 2006 and 2015 according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.  The grim report from C-DOT shows the I-70 corridor west of  the Denver metro area to Garfield County is the state’s worst stretch for fatal ...
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      COLORADO BRACING FOR MAJOR SNOWSTORM Statewide—The drive home today is going to be treacherous for most of Colorado.  C-DOT is sending out a warning and encouraging motorists to prepare for extreme winter driving conditions.  Officials say flash freezing conditions are a big concern as the rain we’ve been getting will quickly turn to ice as the ...
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      VEGAS WATER SUMMIT Las Vegas, NV—Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey are in the dry, thirsty desert headlining a summit dealing with the region’s most important resource…water.  In addition to government officials, the event, sponsored by the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce brings together water experts and business leaders from the United States and ...
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      WEST SLOPE BLM LEASES SOLD ON LINE GRAND JUNCTION— Several oil and gas leases on the western slope were sold by the Bureau of Land Management online.  28 Colorado parcels covering more than 19,000 acres were sold in yesterday’s sale generating over one and a half million dollars in revenue. Most of the leases were in Mesa ...
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      ASPEN CHAIN STORE RESTRICTION TABLED ASPEN(AP) – The Aspen City Council has decided to table a proposal that would limit the number of new chain stores allowed in town. Council members say they want to complete work on other new policies coming out of an existing moratorium on new commercial development applications, which is set to ...
    • Drill at Valley View Hospital Today
      Officials with Valley View Hospital say they are planning a scheduled drill today from 8:00 AM until Noon. While specifics of the drill have not been disclosed, hospital spokesperson Stacey Gavrell says the drill will simulate a specific disaster and will involve public safety agencies as well as Classic Air Medical (the helicopter based at Valley ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, JANUARY 9TH
      Denver–The Denver Broncos stunned the heavily favored Pittsburgh Steelers in yesterday’s wild card playoff game 29 to 23 in overtime. Quarterback Tim Tebow silenced his critics with masterful performance, throwing for 316 yards and three touchdown passes including the game winner to Demaryius Thomas. The 80 yeard strike took only 11 ...
    • KMTS B-Ball: Glenwood Girls Remain Undefeated; Boys Split WSL Openers
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS (1/7/12) — The Ghost of Moffat County teams past nearly wiped out a 21 point, third-quarter lead, but the Glenwood girls shook off the specter to sweep their Western Slope opening weekend and extend their undefeated record to 11-0. The boys ran into a sizzling hot Steamboat Springs in the league ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 6TH
      BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Carlon Brown scored 18 points and Colorado used balanced scoring to defeat Washington 87-69 on Thursday night. Spencer Dinwiddie and Austin Dufault had 13 points each Colorado (10-4, 2-0 Pac-12), which had five players in double figures. Askia Booker added 12 and Nate Tomlinson 11 for the Buffaloes, who won their fifth straight. Tony Wroten led Washington ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 5TH
      High School Basketball The Glenwood Demons tip off the regular season tomorrow night in Steamboat Springs. The Lady Demons take on the Sailors at 6 o’clock while the boy’s battle Steamboat at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS. NBA The Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings last night at ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 4TH
      NFL Playoffs Denver–The so-called experts don’t give the Denver Broncos much of a chance to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in this Sunday’s Wild Card playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The 12 and 4 Steelers are 9 and a half point favorites. Kick off is set for 2:30 under, ...
    • Avalanche Beat Kings 2-1, now 7-0 in Shootouts
      LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ryan O’Reilly scored the tying goal with 5:43 left in the third period, Milan Hejduk got the only goal in a shootout and Semyon Varlamov made 31 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, ...
    • Danilo Gallinari Leads Nuggets Past Bucks 91-86
      DENVER (AP) – Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 21 points, including a pair of free throws in the final seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-86 on Monday night. Al Harrington added 17 points and Ty Lawson 16 for the Nuggets, who were playing their third game in as many nights. Stephen ...
    • Broncos Reluctant to Celebrate League Victory
      ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The commemorative T-shirts and caps proclaiming the Denver Broncos 2011 AFC West champions sat mostly untouched in the team’s locker room Monday. After watching replays of their 7-3 loss to Kansas City, the Broncos still weren’t in any mood to celebrate their return to the playoffs after a six-year absence. Tim Tebow walked ...
    • SPORTS, JANUARY 2ND
      Denver–The Denver Broncos’ anemic offense could only muster 3 points in yesterday’s embarassing, 7 to 3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite closing out the regular season on a three game losing streak, the Broncos 8 and 8 record was enough to clinch the AFC West division thanks to the Oakland Raiders’ ...
    • 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 ...