From the KMTS News Room:

    • News GARCO TO TEST NEW VOTING MACHINES Glenwood Springs—Garfield County is testing one of four new voting machines for this off-year election.  Seven other counties around the state are also putting the new technology to the test with the goal of choosing a new model for statewide use by next year.  The other counties are; Mesa, Adams, ...
    • News ASPEN (AP) – Police are looking for a Texas man they say stole nearly $6,000 of top-shelf liquor from stores in the Aspen area. Snowmass Village Police say the man dressed as a construction worker on Tuesday slipped Johnny Walker Blue, Don Perignon champagne, wine and other spirits into his baggy clothes. Police call the ...
    • News SERIAL SHOPLIFTER IN VALLEY LIKES HIS BOOZE Snowmass Village—Snowmass Village Police are teaming up with a police department in Texas to find a man with a peculiar penchant for shoplifting booze.  According to police reports and surveillance video, a black man, dressed like a construction worker, has walked into two Snowmass Village liquor stores and walked ...
    • News ASPEN TO DENVER FLIGHT HAS MECHANICAL TROUBLE STEAMBOAT SPRINGS) – A United flight with about 70 people on board made a safe emergency landing Wednesday morning at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. Flight 4919 originated from Aspen and was headed to Denver when the pilots indicated there was a mechanical problem with the right engine and they ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...
    • News PLANE CRASH NEAR GLENWOOD AIRPORT INJURES TWO Glenwood Springs—Two men remain hospitalized after their small plane crashed Sunday morning just south of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  The pilot, Benoit Delavaiffiere reportedly suffered head and leg injuries while his passenger with the first name of Dmitri, may have sustained a neck injury when the plane crashed ...
    • News MORE GARCO RESIDENTS WORKING, BUT STILL STRUGGLING Glenwood Springs—Colorado’s economy may be improving but life is still a struggle for a lot of families in Garfield County. County Human Services Director Mary Baydarian sees it everyday.  During a recent update with the Board of Commissioners, Baydarian says more people are entering the workforce but they still ...
    • News FEDS SAY NO LISTING NEEDED FOR GROUSE Denver—It’s a victory for Colorado and 10 neighboring states in the west.  Today, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Greater Sage Grouse will not be listed as endangered or threatened.  The announcement is welcome news in Garfield County which has invested a great deal of money in ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, AUGUST 31ST PHOENIX (AP) – Miguel Montero and Justin Upton each homered and drove in three runs, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-4 Tuesday night to tie a team record with their 11th home win in a row. The National League West-leading Diamondbacks have won eight consecutive overall, their longest streak since 2008, and the home streak matches the mark ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 30TH High School Softball Rifle–The Rifle Lady Bears will host Delta this afternoon at 4 o’clock at Cooper Field. Grand Valley welcomes the Grand Junction Central JV squad for a game. High School Football Glenwood Springs–The new rankings from the Denver Post are out and in 3A, the Glenwood Demons are ranked second behind Vista Ridge. ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 29TH High School Football Aspen–The Aspen Skiers defeated the visiting Delta Panthers in a zero week match up of 2A and 3A schools 35 to 12. Freshman sensation quarterback Tucker Bierne threw for four touchdown passes in his varsity debut. Elsewhere in high school football… The defending 2A state champion Olathe Pirates pounded the Steamboat ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 26TH High School Football Aspen–The 2011 season kicks off tonight in Aspen as the Skiers host the Delta Panthers in a match up of 2A and 3A Western Slope programs. You can catch the game live on KMTS. Kick off is set for 7 O’clock. Battlement Mesa–The annual Garfield County Sheriff’s Auxiliary ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 25TH High School Golf Gypsum–The Eagle Valley Invitational is being played today in Gypsum. Battlement Mesa–The annual Garfield County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Golf Tournament will tee off this Saturday at the Battlement Mesa Golf Course. The foursome scramble is fundraiser for the Sheriff’s Auxiliary. Glenwood Springs–The 3rd annual Derbs Softball Tournament will be played September 16th and the ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 24TH CYC–USA PRO CYCLING CHALLENGE GUNNISON, Colo. – The second stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge will take the field 130.2 miles Wednesday (Aug. 24) from Gunnison to Vail, Colo. The stage includes the ascents of Cottonwood Pass and Monitor Pass, both situated at more than 12,000 feet. Stage 2 is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., with an estimated finish ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 23RD Rifle–Clayton Crawford of the Aspen Skiers shot a four under par 68 to win the Rifle Invitational at Rifle Creek yesterday. Crawford led the Skiers to the team title. Rifle’s Danny Bartels and Ty Caron both tied for second with a score of 77. The Bears came in second ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 22ND DENVER (AP) – Kevin Millwood pitched seven strong innings for his first big league win in nearly a year and Seth Smith hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh, leading the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 to snap a string of 17 consecutive Sunday losses. The Rockies hadn’t won on a Sunday since beating the Chicago Cubs ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 19TH High School Golf Montrose–The Rifle Bears took third place in yesterday’s Montrose Invitational at the Bridges Golf Club. The Bear’s top golfer was Danny Bartels who finished in a four way tie for third place with a 3-over-par 74. Aspen’s Jesse Beetham won the tournament. Glenwood Springs–Several local high school football teams will ...
    • SPORTS, AUGUST 18TH High School Golf Montrose–The Aspen Skiers captured the team title at yesterday’s Black Canyon Tournament. Clayton Crawford shot an even-par 70 to tie Triston Quigley of Rifle for second place. In the team standings, Rifle took 5th place. High School Football Denver–The Denver Post has released it’s pre-season rankings for 2011. In ...