- Spring Creek Fire Active This Afternoon
The Spring Creek Fire, which started Saturday, and was reported as 212 acres and 20 percent contained this morning, saw significant growth this afternoon, fueled by dry vegetation and strong winds. A column of smoke could be seen from as far away as Aspen. The Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit said as of ...
- Fire Crews Fighting Wildfire Near Parachute
Firefighters from throughout the area are fighting a wildfire southwest of Parachute near Garfield County Road 306 (Spring Creek Road.) Walt Stowe with the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office says the size is estimated to be less than 200 acres. Some well pads in the area were evacuated, but no structures are currently threatened. Single Engine ...
- KMTS Connections: Liberty Classical Academy Presents Beauty and the Beast
LCA Theatre Director, Trea Traver talks abut the first weekend and upcoming performances of Beauty and the Beast, along with LCA Sophomore, Gabriel Traver, and seniors, Jayce Whittington and Neveah Henderson.
Tickets can be purchased at lca-co.com. Shows are Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 at 7:00 PM, with a matinee Saturday at 2:00 PM ...
- Glenwood Chamber Issues and Answers 2023 (Glenwood City Council) -Watch Here
KMTS News Director Ron Milhorn moderates the Glenwood Chamber’s Issues and Answers Forum. Two Glenwood Springs City Council seats are unopposed, two are contested.
Election Day is Tuesday, April 4.
00:00 Marco Dehm (Ward 1 – Unopposed)
07:50 Mitchell Weimer (Ward 4 – Unopposed)
13:38 Sumner Schachter and Charlie Willman (Ward 3)
1:01:31 Tony Hershey and Erin Zalinski (At Large)
- Glenwood Chamber Issues and Answers Update
From the Glenwood Chamber: Anyone wanting to *watch* tonight’s Issues and Answers debate may do so using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83354812127…
If you are not able to watch and would like to listen, the debate is currently live here: https://rdo.to/kmtsfm2
We will also rebroadcast the debate this evening on KMTS and a video recording will be available at ...
- Homelessness Survey
Glenwood Springs—Today is the deadline to fill out a questionnaire about ending homelessness in the tri-county area. The Valley Alliance to End Homelessness is a regional group comprised of human service organizations from Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties. Under the leadership of Mindsprings Health Director Hans Lutgring, a strategic plan is being put together to ...
- Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Will be Closed for Airfield Maintenance in May
The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport will be closed from May 10th through May 24th, for airfield pavement maintenance, which is part of the facility’s Federal Grant Assurance obligations.
The work will focus on the taxiway and de-ice pad and is being done during a two-week offseason period to avoid impacts during the busy summer months. The airport ...
- Issues and Answers Forum
Listen to speakers for and against Ballot Measure 2C, as well as candidates running for Garfield County Commissioner, House District 57, Senate District 8, Garfield County Treasurer, and Garfield County Clerk and Recorder.
The 2022 Issues and Answers Forum is presented by the Glenwood Springs Chamber, Glenwood Springs Post Independent, and KMTS.
Audio and video recordings can ...
- Police Look for Driver That Left Scene of Accident
Police in Glenwood Springs are looking for a hit and run suspect. According to police reports a 50-year-old Glenwood Springs man was riding a bicycle when he was hit near 20th Street and Grand Avenue just before 10:00 Sunday night. The man was taken to Valley View Hospital with serious injuries. He was reportedly breathing ...
- Flash Flooding on Highway 133 – Road Closed North of Redstone
Final update: All lanes of traffic reopened on Highway 133 around 11:00 Saturday night.
UPDATE (10:00 PM): Alternating traffic at Mile 57 on highway 133.
UPDATE (9:30 PM): Highway 133 remains closed about 5 miles north of Redstone (Mile Post 57) due to the earlier mudslide. There is no estimate on when the road will reopen.
At 5:00 ...
- Nuggets take home 1st NBA title in rugged 94-89 win over Heat
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic guided Denver to its first NBA title in team history Monday night, as the Nuggets overcame dreadful shooting and a late flurry from Miami’s Jimmy Butler to squeeze past the Heat for a frantic 94-89 victory in Game 5.
Jokic had 28 points and 16 rebounds for the Nuggets, who missed ...
- 4A Ice Hockey State Championship Cheyenne Mountain vs Glenwood Springs
Two evenly matched teams meet for the 4A Highschool Hockey State Championship.
Cheyenne Mountain (17-3-1)
Glenwood Springs (17-4)
Meet at Magnus Arena.
We will Be bringing you updates on the game throughout the evening.
At the end of the 1st period Cheyenne Mountain and Glenwood Springs are tied at 0-0.
At the end of the 2nd period Cheyenne Mountain and Glenwood ...
- Baseball Games Delayed
The 4A regional playoff games scheduled today at Cooper Memorial Field in Rifle have been canceled because the Front range teams could not arrive in time. The tournament has been rescheduled for Monday.
Coal Ridge will play in a 3A regional tournament vs Kent Denver at Eaton tomorrow.
A number of soccer games and events at the ...
- Demaryius Thomas Found Dead
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Police in Roswell, Georgia, say former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has been found dead in his home at age 33.
- Bridgewater “Questionable” Tonight
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has a new injury – to one of his thighs – in addition to the sore left foot that’s limited him at practice this week. The Broncos listed Bridgewater as questionable for their game Thursday night at Cleveland. The Browns announced Wednesday they were sitting their ...
- Former Rifle Quarterback Will be New Football Coach
Former Rifle High School quarterback, wrestling champion, and 2002 graduate Ryan Whittington will take the reins following the team’s state championship win under Todd Casebeer. The RE-2 district made the announcement on their website. After starting at quarterback for three years for the Bears, and winning the state wrestling championship his senior year, Whittington played ...
- Broncos Wrap Up the First Mandatory Mini Camp with a “Field Trip” Day.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos’ quarterback competition went on an early summer hiatus when coach Vic Fangio canceled the third day of mandatory minicamp for a field day instead. Teddy Bridgewater says he and Drew Lock will get together with some of the Broncos’ receivers in south Florida between now and the start ...
- Rockies Find Success on the Road versus Brewers
DENVER (AP) – Germán Márquez allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, C.J. Cron ignited a five-run first with a grand slam and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 for their fourth consecutive victory. Garrett Hampson followed Cron’s slam with a homer, and Raimel Tapia extended his hitting streak to a career-best 14 ...
- High School Girls Lacrosse Playoffs
LAKEWOOD—The Roaring Fork Rams’ bid for a state title came to an end with yesterday’s 15 to 8 loss to Rams of Green Mountain High School. Meanwhile, the second seeded Aspen Lady Skiers had a first round bye in the 4A state tournament. Tomorrow they will host number 10 Castle View on Saturday.
- Aspen Skiers Advance in 3A Soccer Playoffs in Dominant Fashion
MANITOU SPRINGS—The Aspen Skiers, seeded 15th in the 3A state tournament, defeated the number 2 team in the state, the Maintou Springs Mustangs, 5 to 1. How shocking is this? Manitou Springs had only surrendered ONE goal all season long. Jennifer Ellis and Zea Anderson scored first half goals to lead the Skiers’ attack and ...