PPRH Joins Forces With Memorial Hospital

Major UCHealth acquisition deal expected to close in April ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Pikes Peak Regional Hospital (PPRH), the area’s prime health care hub for the last decade, has been…

Woodland Station Dispute Headed to Court

Lengthy closed-door session refuses to resolve fight ~ by Bob Volpe ~ The Woodland Park Downtown Development Authority (DDA) called a special meeting last week to discuss recent developments in…

Group Seeking To Pull The Plug On GMF Government

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ With growing concerns over deteriorating services, rising taxes, apathy, town politics and certain financial decisions, a small group of Green Mountain Falls’ residents say enough…

Local Porch Pirate Arrested

 ~ by Trevor Phipps ~ When living in a rural community like Teller County it is easy to develop the frame of mind that certain things won’t happen up here.…

Complaints That A Cool Pool Isn’t Cool

~by Bob Volpe ~ Some disgruntled residents of Woodland Park are complaining on social media that the water in the Aquatic Center is too cold. Channel 5 news did a…

Pot Wars Wage On!

Colorado Leaders Fire Counter Shots Against Attorney General Over Legal Weed  ~ by Bud Price ~  U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently enraged many government officials and leaders throughout Colorado…

Potential Candidates Names Released

~ by Bob Volpe ~ Woodland Park city clerk Suzanne Leclercq released the names of individual that pulled petitions to run in this April’s city election. There are 10 people…

Illegal Marijuana Grow taken down near Divide, CO

Formerly deported cuban national arrested in connection Divide, CO, January 2, 2018– On January 2, 2018, as advertised, the Teller County Sheriff’s Office has executed its first search warrant in…

A Look Into 2018

As we ring in the New Year this week, 2018 will mark a pivotal time for the main cities in Teller County and the lower Ute Pass area, namely Woodland Park,…

Year In Review

~ by Rick Lanenberg ~ As we say good-bye to 2017 early next week, here is a synopsis of some of the top news stories and trends that dominated the pages and web/social…

Woodland Park City Boss Calls It Quits

~ Bob Volpe and Rick Langenberg ~ A political bomb shell has struck in Woodland Park, with a sudden announcement by City Manager David Buttery to call it quits within…

Natural Grocers Coming to Town

Despite snub from DDA, major chain preparing for Woodland Park store ~ by Rick Langenberg ~   Incentive deals or not, and despite a mini-feud with the town’s main development group,…

Front Page News

Sheriff Marijuana Talk Draws Packed House

Mikesell cites drug cartels as big menace ~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Despite a flurry of rumors, Teller County Sheriff Jason Mikesell last week made it clear that his office was not going after legal marijuana-users.    Instead, he emphasized their agency is concentrating on busting the large illegal-grow operations that are being used to…

Woodland Park Special Events Set Records

~ by Bob Volpe and Rick Langenberg ~ Late last month, the annual Temporary Use Permit (TUP) forum was held in the Woodland Park Council Chambers. And if any skeptics don’t believe in the importance of special events for the city’s future, they received a strong lesson in the changing dynamics for the town. The room…

WP Council Nearly Finalizes Plans for Securing a New City Boss

Proposed compensation could reach $145,000 a year ~ by Bob Volpe ~ Woodland Park city leaders have finally laid out a plan regarding how to hire the town’s next head boss to replace departing manager David Buttery   At last week’s regular meeting, the council got down to the details about advertising for the position.…

County Commissioner Lobbies Hard For Fossil Beds’ Expansion

Last week’s Teller County Commissioner’s meeting was packed with men in uniform. The deputies came out in numbers to support members of their team that were given an award based upon them going above and beyond the call of duty. The stories of our very own “county’s best” will shock you. Commissioner Norm Steen can…

Bronco Billy’s Pursuing Major Hotel Expansion

  It has been nearly a decade since the sight of heavy machinery moving around in Cripple Creek took place, and that the town experienced new hotel development. But expansion fever is now alive and well in the Creek. Ever since Full House Resorts purchased Bronco Billy’s two years ago, they have made it clear…

Moose Is Loose Campaign Kicks Off In Grand Style

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Most of the time spotting a moose in downtown Woodland Park is either very rare or unheard of. However, every February there are reports regarding regular moose sightings at local businesses. Fret not, you are not hallucinating.  Every February around mid-month a certain friendly moose gets loose, as part of one…

Woodland Park Candidates’ Showdown Set For Next Month

Get your questions ready and don’t be afraid to grill would-be officeholders in Woodland Park. The prelude to the April election will occur on March 13 during the Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce’s Candidate forum. The action starts at 6 p.m. in the council chambers. This is the main signature public event for the April 3 election that will decide three…

Colorado News

Jim Downing Megyn Kelly TODAY

Jim Downing

Paying our respects to a hero – our friend, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Jim Downing, passed away peacefully yesterday at his home in Colorado.

Posted by Megyn Kelly TODAY on Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Update on Woodland Park Hockey and the Final 2 Games…

Cheer our Panthers on for the final two games of this first-ever season!

Posted by WP Panthers Hockey on Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Hockey in Teller County

~ by Robert Korb ~ ~ photos by Jasmyne Nicole ~   It was a great day for Teller County youth hockey as the Victor Penguins hosted the Woodland Park Panthers at Brian’s Park in Victor. Coaches Tim Krantz (WP) and Travis Phillips (Victor) led their squads in competition on a snowy Saturday afternoon.   Lots…

Local Football Experts Declare Favorites For Super Bowl 52

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Nope, this wasn’t the Super Bowl we wished for. With the Denver Broncos early exit from the season, following a brutal losing streak, the 2017 season definitely stung. This one may hurt for some time, and may cause Bronco hero and head commander John Elway to rethink his career choices…

A Brief History of America’s Greatest Entertainment Show

~ by Bob Volpe ~ The year was 1960. The National Football League with the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Baltimore Colts, Cleveland Browns and Pittsburg Steelers were undisputed kings of the midway. Then an upstart group of teams came on the scene. They called their group, the American Football League. The league consisted of…

The Stage is set for Super Bowl 52

~by Bob Volpe ~ The final two NFL teams going to Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, on February 4th, are set. The New England Patriots vs. the Philadelphia Eagles.   In the AFC Championship game, the perennial favorites, while at the same time being the most hated team in the NFL (Google it), New England…

Panther Boy Hoopsters Hit a Mid-season Slump

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ The WP Panther boys’ basketball team started the season out in winning style, but they have recently fallen into a brutal slump. The Panther hoopsters began on a hot streak with 7-2 record. But unfortunately, they have recently lost their last five games in a row. After this devastating losing…

Ice Panthers Record First Ever Victory

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Despite their rough start, the Ice Panthers kept their heads up and were able to carve out their first victory. Not only was it their first victory of the season, the game will forever go down in the record books as being the Woodland Park Panthers Ice Hockey team’s first…

Lady Panthers Struggle Against Tough League Foes

~ byTrevor Phipps ~ Just like the boys, the Lady Panther hoopsters fell into a slump once they got into the depths of their league play. The girls started their season off playing non-conference games and once had a record of 4-3. Then the slump hit and the girls have lost six games in a…

Panthers Yet Again Have Trouble Winning League Games

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ The Panther boys started their year out quite well but they have recently fallen into a slump that they must get over. The Panthers started out their season with a 7-2 record but they have recently lost their last five games in a row. After this devastating losing streak the…

TMJ Shows

Breaking News: Teller County Law Enforcement Takes Down Hash Oil Lab…

Hash Oil Lab Taken Down In Teller County

Breaking News: Teller County Law Enforcement Takes Down Hash Oil Lab…“Get Out of Teller” or “G.O.T.” program in conjunction with the major crimes unit which includes all the law enforcement agencies in the county Takes down another Marijuana Illegal grow operation as well as a dangerous hash oil lab…

Posted by TMJ News on Thursday, January 25, 2018

Gildan Bowl Sports wrap up with Trevor Phipps

Game over it was close but no cigar for the Rams!!!

Posted by Trevor Phipps on Saturday, December 16, 2017

TMJ Sunday with John Butera

TMJ Sunday

TMJ News Sunday. With John Butera…Brought to you from Basecamp in Woodland Park at Hwy 24 and Hwy 67Going over with you some of the news high lights of our area that have happened recently. Check in with us on Sundays, and grab your free newspaper of the mountain Jackpot at one of our 150 locations…(see list here….. http://www.mountainjackpot.com/…/tmjs… )

Posted by TMJ News on Sunday, December 10, 2017

A TMJ Sunday Special. (After Veterans Day)

A TMJ Sunday Special. (After Veterans Day)
See two of Woodland Parks own Veterans talk of their incredible experiences in the military and how it translates to the freedoms our country has to offer….
(sponsored by Perini & Associates)

TMJ Sunday Special. (After Veterans Day)

A TMJ Sunday Special. (After Veterans Day)See two of Woodland Parks own Veterans talk of their incredible experiences in the military and how it translates to the freedoms our country has to offer….(sponsored by Perini & Associates)

Posted by TMJ News on Sunday, November 12, 2017

A Peak at Your Health at the Whole in the Wall

John Butera hosts a great segment on the top three products that provides relief and promotes good health in the higher elevations. Mark Duvall owner of the Whole in the Wall store, reveals many of his secrets about how he has developed these products…Look for more episodes of “A Peak at Your Health” on the Healthy Living Page….[ a Mountain Jackpot Production ]