New Castle Sex Offender Charged with Misdemeanor

NEW CASTLE—The registered sex offender who’s known for soaking in nude at the “hot pots’ in South Canyon is facing one felony and three misdemeanor charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16 year old girl.  The class 4 felony against 60 year old Kenneth Hartley of New Castle is for offering her marijuana, (contributing to … Read more

Colorado Men Fall Just Short of beating Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Chris Duarte scored 18 points and Will Richardson scored 5 of his 11 in the last 61 second and Oregon defeated Colorado 60-56. In a game where neither team had a double-figure lead, the Ducks took a 55-53 lead with 1:51 to play when 50% free-throw shooter Chandler Lawson made a … Read more

Another Legal Victory for Garfield County in County Road 200 Case

DEBEQUE—The owners of the High Lonesome Ranch have run out of legal ammunition in the drawn out battle with Garfield County over public access to County Road 200. Attorney Tari Williams says once again, the courts have ruled in favor of Garfield County.  Williams says the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that the … Read more

High School Basketball Scores

Girls Glenwood – 60         Battle Mountain – 29 Palisade – 37          Rifle – 26 Grand Valley – 52     Coal Ridge – 41 Basalt – 48                 Eagle Valley – 30 Boys Glenwood – 46          Battle Mountain – … Read more

COVID Shots Delayed by Weather

Glenwood Springs/Rifle—If you were scheduled to receive your second COVID-19 vaccination today, you’ll have to wait until next week.  Shipments of the second dose have been delayed by the nasty weather that has practically paralyzed the mid and southwest United States. Valley View Hospital has automatically rescheduled second doses for Wednesday, February 24th at the … Read more

Help Jack Jabbour pay COVID-19 Medical Expenses

Jack Jabbour has been a member of the KMTS family for 22 years covering high school sports. Jack’s influence, impact, and inspiration is universal and stretches far beyond the borders of our valley. Whether teaching, singing, playing his guitar, worshipping God, writing songs, keeping stats, describing an amazing play, or watching his beloved Dodgers, Jack … Read more

PAC-12 Basketball Summary

(AP) – No. 17 Southern California leads the Pac-12 regular-season race at 11-2, and UCLA is right behind its rival at 10-3. Colorado faces Oregon this week in a bid to keep up with the Trojans and Bruins. The Ducks finally have a full roster of healthy players and have been playing well, beating the … Read more

Celtics Survive an Amazing Performance From Nuggets Nikola Jokic

BOSTON (AP) – Jaylen Brown had 27 points and eight assists to help the Boston Celtics withstand a 43-point night from Nikola Jokic and beat the Denver Nuggets 112-99. Jayson Tatum added 21 points and eight assists as Boston bounced back following two anemic performances in back-to-back losses to Detroit and Washington – the Eastern … Read more