From the KMTS NewsroomFrom the KMTS Sports Desk
    • McClure Pass Trail Meeting Scheduled
      CARBONDALE—The plans for a multi-use recreational trail from Redstone to McClure Pass are moving along. The White River National Forest released a draft environmental assessment that is now available for public review. The E-A examines the potential effects of Pitkin County’s plan to build and maintain a natural, non-motorized trail from Redstone to the summit ...
    • Double Homicide in West Glenwood SpringsDouble Homicide in West Glenwood Springs
      Thursday’s double homicide in West Glenwood Springs still has the community in shock. 37 year old Claudia Camacho Duenas is behind bars for allegedly stabbing and killing her 18 year old son and 11 year old daughter at the apartment complex accross from the middle school on Soccer Field Road. Police Chief Joe Deras says ...
    • BREAKING NEWS: Violent Assault In West GlenwoodBREAKING NEWS:  Violent Assault In West Glenwood
      Update (9:00 PM): Glenwood Springs Police Chief Joe Deras issued an additional press release urging residents to use discretion when reading social media posts regarding today’s incident. “We caution consumers of social media reports who may accept erroneous information as fact. We are aware of various accounts circulating which are not accurate and may be ...
    • Snow Day For Roaring Fork and Aspen Schools
      A snow day has been declared by the Roaring Fork School District. All public schools from Glenwood to Basalt are closed today. The Aspen School District has also canceled classes. Two Rivers Community School and Ross Montessori have also canceled classes.
    • Glenwood Chamber Asking For Award Nominees
      The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is looking for outstanding citizens and businesses that deserve special recognition. The chamber is asking for the community to submit names to be considered for Citizen of the Year, Top Brass Outstanding Business of the Year, and Top Brass Milestone awards. The Top Brass Business of the Year will ...
    • Delayed Start Today for RE-2 School District
      UPDATE (7:00 AM): Xcel says while most power has been restored, 174 customers’ power won’t be restored until 9:00 this morning. Due to a power outage in the New Castle and Silt areas, busses and classes in the Garfield RE-2 School District (Rifle, Silt, and New Castle) will be delayed by two hours today. Xcel Energy says ...
    • Bankers Survey Suggests Continued Economic Growth
      OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new monthly survey of bankers in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states suggests strong economic growth continues in the region. The overall economic index for the region improved in October to 66.1 from September’s already strong 62.5 reading. Any score above 50 suggests growth. Creighton University economist Ernie ...
    • Reception for Rifle Chief Candidates
      The public will have an opportunity to meet the three finalists to be the next Chief of Police this Friday. City Manager Tommy Klein announced the finalists for his old job last week. The three finalists for the job are Debra Funston, the current chief of the Palisade Police Department, Michael Drake, who is currently ...
    • Air Force Reserve Training at the Garfield County Airport
      Military aircraft will be flying in and out of the Rifle Garfield county airport starting this Sunday. About 50 ground crew will spend four days at the airport for special Air Force Reserve training.  Airport manager Brian Condie says the training will be on the ground and they’ll be using a concrete ramp. “It’s not ...
    • Glenwood Canyon Opens Early Friday MorningGlenwood Canyon Opens Early Friday Morning
      After being closed for a little more then 36 hours, Glenwood Canyon opened this morning at 5:18AM. Crews did have to clear some small slides after a Thursday full of rain, but no major slides or damage occoured. CDOT reminds every one that the canyon can still be closed for safety concerns when need.  Please check the ...
    • Broncos Waive Hamilton & James After Getting Injured in two Separate Incidences Away from Team Facilities, Several Days Apart
      ENGLEWOOD. (AP) – The Denver Broncos have waived DaeSean Hamilton. The fourth-year receiver suffered a serious knee injury while working out away from the team’s facilities. Hamilton is the second Broncos veteran to get injured while boycotting the team’s voluntary offseason program. Tackle Ja’Wuan James sustained an Achilles injury and the Broncos cut him last ...
    • Padres Slip by the Rockies
      SAN DIEGO (AP) – Jorge Mateo scored from third base on Daniel Bard’s wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies. The Padres have a five-game winning streak and have won eight of their last nine. San Diego’s 26 victories tie ...
    • Avalanche Look to Take a 2 Game Lead on The Blues Tonight
      DENVER (AP) – Nathan MacKinnon scored the tiebreaking goal 30 seconds into the third period and later added an empty-netter, Philipp Grubauer stopped 22 shots and the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. Gabriel Landeskog also added a third-period goal by tipping in ...
    • High School Sports Scores and Upcoming Games
      Baseball: Rifle – 14         Battle Mountain – 13    Game 1 Battle Mountain – 10       Rifle – 7       Game 2 Rifle at Summit, Thursday, May 20th Rifle at Steamboat Springs, Saturday, May 22nd Basalt – 3         Delta – 1  Game 1 Basalt – 3         Delta – 2  Game ...
    • PAC-12 Hire New Commissioner
      (AP) – The Pac-12 hired sports entertainment executive George Kliavkoff to be the conference’s next commissioner, replacing Larry Scott with another college sports outsider. The conference presidents conducted a secretive nearly four-month search that included speculation about some familiar names in college sports being considered, such as former NCAA executive and NFL quarterback Oliver Luck, ...
    • Rockies Beat Reds
      DENVER (AP) – Josh Fuentes homered for the second straight game to back seven shutout innings from Chi Chi Gonzalez, and the Colorado Rockies held on for a 13-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Gonzalez scattered four hits in his longest outing this season. He struck out two, walked one and was pulled after 88 ...
    • Nuggets Top Timberwolves
      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nikola Jokic scored 16 of his 31 points in the first quarter and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-103 on Thursday night. JaVale McGee had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Vlatko Cancar scored a career-high 14 points off the bench for Denver. Denver sits No. 4 in the Western ...
    • Avalanche Clinch Top Seed
      DENVER (AP) – Tyson Jost scored two of Colorado’s five second-period goals as the Avalanche clinched the West Division and the top overall seed in the NHL playoffs with a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Joonas Donskoi and Andre Burakovsky also scored in the pivotal period. Backup Jonas Johansson made 21 ...
    • Area High School Sports Scores
      Baseball Roaring Fork – 11     Rifle – 9 Soccer Glenwood – 5   Eagle Valley – 0
    • High School Track & Field Demon Invitational
      GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Saturday, Stubler Memorial Field will be packed for one of the great track and field events in Western Colorado.  The 40th annual Demon Invitational begins at 9 am with the Glenwood Demons hosting several schools including Rifle, Coal Ridge, Roaring Fork, Aspen and Basalt.