FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/09/2011)

Glenwood Springs–Glenwood Springs voters can learn a little more about their council candidates during a forum tonight at city hall. Michael Gamba, Todd Leahy and incumbent Dave Sturgis are running unopposed. The only contested race is between Russ Arensman and Ted Edmonds. The forum begins at 6 O’clock and will be televised live on cable … Read more

FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/08/2011)

Glenwood Springs–Colorado Mountain College got early approval to offer two Bachelor’s degrees from the state commission on higher education. There are a few more hurdles to clear before CMC can make it official. Summit County–Skier traffic headed back to the front range was snarled for several hours on I-70 yesterday after a semi crashed into … Read more

FROM THE KMTS NEWSROOM… (03/08/2011)

Glenwood Springs–The former owner and editor of the Glenwood Post died recently. John Samuelson, who bought the paper in the 1960’s, some 30 years after his mother and father, passed away last Saturday at the veteran’s nursing home in Rifle. Samuelson was 95. Rifle–Oil and gas royalty owners are not happy with President Obama’s plan … Read more

FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (03/07/2011)

High School Basketball _____________________ Two regional champions from the valley are headed to the “Great 8” at CSU in Fort Collins this week; the Rifle Lady Bears and the Roaring Fork Rams boys. The Rams will play Jefferson Academy Thursday morning at 8:45 and the Lady Bears take on Eaton at 8:30 pm. KMTS will … Read more

Great 8 Game Times Announced

The number 7 seeded Roaring Fork Rams (17-7) play number 15 Jefferson Academy at Moby Gym on the Campus of Colorado State University 8:45am Thursday. The undefeated Rifle Lady Bears (24-0) play Seventh Seeded Eaton Reds (21-3) at 8:45pm. KMTS will bring you complete coverage of the Rams and Bears tesms from Fort Collins.

KMTS PLAYOFFS: Lady Bears, Rams Into Great 8 at CSU

RIFLE (3/5/11) — “It feels amazing!” Rifle Lady Bears coach Stephanie Heald said after a two-year trek, first through the 4A ranks, then the 3A Western Slope League, culminated in a 42-24 Sweet 16 win over Manitou Springs and vaulted her team into the 3A Great 8 state tournament at CSU. Those sentiments were echoed … Read more

THREE WESTERN SLOPE GIRLS TEAMS INTO SWEET 16

In Sweet 16 action Saturday at 1 p.m., the second-seeded Rifle Lady Bears (23-0) will meet 15th-seed Manitou Springs (17-6, and 4th place in the Tri-Peaks League), which edged Denver Science Tech (no. 18, 17-6) on Friday, 51-44. The winner will advance to the Great 8, Thursday, March 10, at CSU against the winner between … Read more

KMTS Playoffs: Rifle Girls, Roaring Fork & Aspen Boys Advance to Sweet 16

CARBONDALE (3/4/11) — Overtime paid off again for the Roaring Fork boys basketball team, as they advanced to the Sweet 16 round of the 3A state tournament, edging Bennett, 65-61 in their first-round sub-regional Friday. Coming down the stretch in the Western Slope League, the Rams, who have now won seven straight, including the district … Read more

FROM THE KMTS SPORTS DESK… (03/04/2011)

High School Playoff Basketball ____________________________ Tonight at 5, the 22 and O and second seeded Rifle Lady Bears take on the Basalt Lady Longhorns at the Bear’s den in the opening game of the regional playoffs. KMTS will be on hand for all the action. After that game, the Roaring Fork Rams boys will battle … Read more