The Straight Dope about Kids, Seizures, and Medical Marijuana

Major Changes Coming To Green Mountain Falls

Gloves Coming Off In County Elections

Green Mountain Falls Election Celebration

LAKE CRIPPLE CREEK COMING SOON!

Woodland Park Candidates Speak Out in Spite of Teller’s Political Apathy

Teller Republican Leaders Slam Door On Assessor

Obama and Pot

Gessler Wins Teller And State GOP Caucuses

Officials Gather to Plan for Disaster

GMF Mayor Rejects Debate Challenge

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Builds Excitement in Woodland

Florissant Resident And Military Veteran Enters Sheriff’s Race

Woodland DDA Pushes New Construction, Arts District and Main Street in 2014

No knockout-punches landed in U.S. Senate Forum

Woodland DDA Moving and Shaking in 2014

Former GMF Marshal Speaks Out

Teller Commissioners Suspend License Of Award-Winning Contractor

From Ashes To Government Riches

Woodland Park Schools Locked Down

No Verdict Reached On Woodland Drug Rehab Center

GOP Gubernatorial Front-Runner Hits Home Run With Teller Republicans

New Shakeup Ensues At CC Police Department

Major Changes Coming To Green Mountain Falls

Marshal’s office may get reformed by Rick Langenberg:       In a big victory for a slate of Green Mountain Falls candidates who have challenged the status quo administration,…

Gloves Coming Off In County Elections

Photos by CR Chambers Former Foe Of Sheriff Incumbent Enters The Ring  By Rick Langenberg:   A snoozer of a county election season has suddenly received a jolt, with the prospects…

Green Mountain Falls Election Celebration

by Rick Langenberg:     Green Mountain Falls Mayor Lorrie Worthey, who won a big re-election victory Tuesday night, gets a celebratory hug by local resident Judy Wiedner, of the…

LAKE CRIPPLE CREEK COMING SOON!

Photo by CR Chambers CRIPPLE CREEK TO BECOME RESERVOIR (Related Front Page Story)     Cripple Creek announced today that they have reached an agreement with Colorado Springs to become…

Teller Republican Leaders Slam Door On Assessor

Photo by CR Chambers by Rick Langenberg: Watt wins big at GOP Assembly Related front page story Unless Teller County Assessor Betty Clark-Wine mounts a miraculous petition effort in the…

Obama and Pot

Photo by CR Chambers by Rick Langenberg:   President: Toking weed is less dangerous than drinking alcohol… President Barack Obama is the first marijuana-friendly president in modern times, a further…

Gessler Wins Teller And State GOP Caucuses

Photo by Kim Francis by Rick Langenberg:     Secretary of State Scott Gessler won the first preliminary contest in the jam- packed GOP contest for Colorado governor. And not…

Officials Gather to Plan for Disaster

By Beth Dodd:     When disaster strikes, it pays to be prepared. Preparedness was the goal of a gathering of professional and volunteer emergency response agencies from a five…

GMF Mayor Rejects Debate Challenge

by Rick Langenberg:     Green Mountain Falls Mayor Lorrie Worthey and Mayor Pro Tem Jane Newberry can’t agree on anything these days. The two mayoral candidates continue to square…

Woodland DDA Moving and Shaking in 2014

By Beth Dodd:     The Woodland DDA has big plans to move and shake the Woodland Park business community in 2014. At their recent annual retreat they discussed their…

Former GMF Marshal Speaks Out

  By Timothy S. Bradley Since my departure on the afternoon of Nov. 8 as the Police Chief of Green Mountain Falls, I have been inundated with phone calls, emails and text…

From Ashes To Government Riches

  Photo by CR Chambers by Rick Langenberg:   After months of meetings, talks with state officials and planning sessions, the town of Green Mountain Falls has hit pay dirt…

Woodland Park Schools Locked Down

By Beth Dodd:       Woodland Park High School and Gateway Elementary School were locked down on Wednesday, February 12 just as parents were arriving to pick up their…

New Shakeup Ensues At CC Police Department

Photo by CR Chambers by Rick Langenberg:      In yet another big shakeup for a local law enforcement agency, a new changing of the guard has occurred for the Cripple…

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The Straight Dope about Kids, Seizures, and Medical Marijuana

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By Beth Dodd:     At least 100 families in the last year have moved to Colorado as “medical refugees” seeking help for their sick children. Many of these kids suffer from Dravet Syndrome, a hard-to-treat nightmare form of epilepsy that can cause dozens or even hundreds of seizures every week. If medications do help,…

Major Changes Coming To Green Mountain Falls

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Marshal’s office may get reformed by Rick Langenberg:       In a big victory for a slate of Green Mountain Falls candidates who have challenged the status quo administration, local voters last week made it clear they want a leadership change and a more open government. Moreover, with the GMF election verdict, the big…

Woodland Park Leaders Praise City Manager; Grant Pay Raise

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by Rick Langenberg:   The Woodland Park City Council praised the head government boss for his job performance and gave him extra cash to further boost his annual $114,000-plus annual salary. The council, with little hesitation, granted City Manager David Buttery a 3 percent salary hike, a pay raise they estimated at lower than that…

Gloves Coming Off In County Elections

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Former Foe Of Sheriff Incumbent Enters The Ring  By Rick Langenberg:   A snoozer of a county election season has suddenly received a jolt, with the prospects of heavily contested races for the positions of sheriff and assessor. In fact, according to some estimates, the gloves will be coming off with the possibility of two political…

Teller And Rural Areas Gaining More Clout

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Expanded gaming bids losing steam by Rick Langenberg:     Call it rural power or the fight against big city-oriented tax and spend laws. Last week, Teller County Commissioner Norm Steen came out verbally swinging and made it clear that representatives from rural areas like Teller aren’t going to play second fiddle to the big…

Above Treeline Construction, Building Your Dreams

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By Beth Dodd:     Above Treeline Construction continues to change and grow while offering a comprehensive array of building services and materials to Teller County homeowners. Steve Copp and Dennis Johnstone, the owners of Above Treeline, have worked together for over fifteen years building houses and building their business. Their showroom in Divide is…

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Almanac For Week Of April 15th

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Tuesday, April 15   Changing of the guard.  The Green Mountain Falls Board of Trustees will meet on April 15 at 7pm at town hall (Joyland Church).  The meeting will be highlighted by a changing of the guard, with the new board assuming office and a ceremony for the outgoing members.  Wednesday, April 16  The…