From the KMTS News Room:

    • Treasure Hunter’s Remains Found
      A Colorado treasure hunter who disappeared earlier this year while searching for an author’s cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were discovered west of Santa Fe. Santa Fe Police spokesman Greg Gurule says the remains found along the Rio Grande River north of ...
    • Glenwood Man Attacks Brother
      Garfield County authorities arrested a Glenwood Springs man this past weekend after they say he attempted to kill his brother by slicing his throat. 30-year-old Brian Dunlap is now facing attempted murder charges after he attacked his brother, 33-year-old Jason Dunlap, after the two drove up Transfer Trail and got into an argument over four-wheeling routes. ...
    • Glenwood Canyon Closure
      ***** UPDATE:  Helicopter operations in Glenwood Canyon on Thursday, July 28 have been cancelled, so the road will remain open until an alternate date can be determined for the work. Whichever side of Glenwood Canyon you’re on right now, if you need to be on the other side, then you should probably get on your way ...
    • Black-Footed Ferret Is Back
      An endangered weasel is returning to an area of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago. Biologists plan to release 35 black-footed ferrets today near Meeteetse (me-TEET’-see). Scientists thought the black-footed ferret was extinct until a dog brought a dead one home near Meeteetse in 1981. The discovery made tiny Meeteetse ...
    • Jury Selection Starts in GJ Murder
      Nearly a decade after a Grand Junction woman disappeared, a man accused of kidnapping and killing her is about to stand trial in her death. Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Lester Ralph Jones and is expected to take all week. He’s accused of killing Paige Birgfeld, a single mother who led a double ...
    • Durango Emergency Landing
      A United Airlines flight carrying 56 people landed safely in Durango Monday after the pilot reported a problem with the forward landing gear. Tony Vicari, interim director of aviation for the Durango airport, says the pilot of United Airlines Flight 5849 had just taken off from Denver International Airport shortly before he reported a problem with ...
    • Chairlift Assault Ruling
      An Aspen judge has ruled that a former Aspen resident who pushed a snowboarder off of a chairlift at Aspen Highlands last winter is not guilty by reason of insanity. District Judge Chris Seldin issued the ruling on Monday after a state psychologist testified that 32-year-old Thomas Proesel was insane when he pushed the snowboarder off ...
    • Police Seek Help With Carbondale Assaults
      Carbondale Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a male suspect that may be responsible for two attempted sexual assaults in the area. The most recent incident happened in the early hours of last Saturday morning when an adult female was grabbed on a bike path near Highway 133 and Village Road. ...
    • Fort Carson Soldiers Under Arrest
      Authorities say four soldiers from Fort Carson have turned themselves in after breaking into a Colorado Springs apartment and threatening the residents with a gun. Colorado Springs Police say the soldiers were arrested on suspicion of burglary, menacing and child abuse. All four are currently being held in the El Paso County jail. Investigators say a family ...
    • Ogden Defense Questions Evidence, Asks To Move Trial
      Defense attorneys in the murder trial of Matthew Ogden spent this past Friday in court questioning the conduct of investigators who interviewed Ogden after the death of his infant daughter. Ogden’s public defenders say that officers with the District Attorney’s office and the Parachute Police Department ignored obvious signs of mental breakdown during their questioning of ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 2ND
      Major League Baseball Denver–For the second straight year, Rockies’ shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was awarded the Gold Glove for outstanding defense. Larry Walker and Todd Helton are the only other players in franchise history to win multiple Gold Gloves. College Basketball The Rams of Colorado State beat the Thunderwolves of Colorado State-Pueblo last last night ...
    • SPORTS, NOVEMBER 1ST
      ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Tim Tebow is still the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback, at least for another week. Broncos coach John Fox said he’s sticking with his embattled young signal-caller following Denver’s 45-10 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Fox made it clear, however, that Tebow needs to quickly improve as a pocket passer to remain the starter. BOULDER, Colo. ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 31ST
      High School Football The Rifle Bears clinched their first Western Slope League Title since 2002 with Friday night’s 36-33 victory over the Palisade Bulldogs. The Bears host the Glenwood Demons this Friday night in the regular season finale. Glenwood defeated Delta 34 to 14 to win it’s fourth straight. In 3A football, Basalt edged Coal Ridge ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GLENWOOD DISPATCHES DELTA, CAN\’T CATCH RIFLE
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS (10/28/11) — The Glenwood Sophomore Football Express did its part, downing Delta 34-14, but Palisade fell short against Rifle, 36-33, so Glenwood\’s playoff chances now depend on the Panthers beating the Bulldogs in Delta, while the Demons must upset the undefeated Bears next week in Rifle. Had Palisade defeated the Bears, Glenwood could have ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 28TH
      High School Soccer 3A playoffs The Basalt Longhorns knocked off the Telluride Miners yesterday 1 to nothing. Basalt will play the winner of the Estes Park / Lutheran game tomorrow. The Rifle Bears lost to the Kent Denver Sun Devils yesterday, 6 to 2. High School Football Tonight at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction, the Rifle Bears can clinch ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 27TH
      High School Soccer 3A playoffs Alamosa defeated Coal Ridge 3 to 2 in a first round game. The Basalt Longhorns will host the Telluride Miners this afternoon at 3:30. Number 30 Rifle on the road to take on the number 2 Kent Denver Sun Devils at ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 26TH
      High School Soccer 3A Playoffs The Roaring Fork Rams edged Bruce Randolph High School 3 to 2 yesterday in Carbondale. The Rams hit the road to take on second seeded Classical Academy this Saturday. This afternoon, Basalt welcomes Telluride at 4 while at 3:30 Coal Ridge plays the ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 25TH
      High School Soccer Playoffs Carbondale–The Roaring Fork Rams host the Grizzlies of Bruce Randolph High School this afternoon at 4 o’clock. The Rams are the 15th seeded team in Class 3 A. The Coal Ridge Titans travel to Alamosa tomorrow for a first round playoff game at 3:30. The 30th seeded Rifle Bears head to Denver ...
    • SPORTS, OCTOBER 24TH
      MIAMI (AP) – Tim Tebow rallied the Denver Broncos for two touchdowns in the final 2:44 of the fourth quarter to force overtime, and Matt Prater’s 52-yard field goal gave them a come-from-behind 18-15 victory Sunday over the stunned Miami Dolphins. The Broncos appeared beaten when they trailed 15-0 with 5:23 left and took over at their 20. At that ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: GSHS GROUND GAME OVERHAULS FEISTY DEVILS
      GYPSUM(10/21/11) — “I had to gain 20 pounds to be running back,” the 155-lb. sophomore Henry Hill said after gaining 181yards and scoring two second half touchdowns to help Glenwood Springs reel in a surprisingly resistant, one-win Eagle Valley team 28-7, for its third straight win. Hill, who was a 135-lb. receiver ...