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Investigation Continues Into Teller Jail Death

Major Fireworks Celebration To Light Up GMF Again?

Cycling Boom or Bust?

Cripple Creek Facing Major Political And Economic Woes

Cycling Festivities Continue Non-stop

Swiss Chalet Owner Wins Nod As New Woodland Park Mayor

Plan for Delays on Pro Challenge Race Day, August 22

Woodland Park emerges as Main Street Candidate

The Legal Cannabis Wait Is Over

Creek City Council To Determine Fate Of Moving Library

Devastating Fire Destroys Historic Mining Union Hall In Victor

Voters To Decide Fate Of Marijuana Retail Sales In Manitou Springs

Sheriff Remains Focused On Public Safety

It’s Almost Over

    Construction on the $4 million makeover of Bennett Avenue, a project that has become a definite headache for Cripple Creek business operators, tourists and gamblers, is slated for…

Investigation Continues Into Teller Jail Death

by Rick Langenberg: Mental health system in question   Authorities are still investigating a suicide incident at the Teller County Jail, resulting in the death of a 28-year-old man. According…

Cycling Boom or Bust?

Photo by CR Chambers USA Pro Challenge experiences flat tire with local businesses by Rick Langenberg: In the aftermath of the USA Pro Challenge race, local civic leaders and business operators are giving…

Cycling Festivities Continue Non-stop

by Beth Dodd and Rick Langenberg:   There is more to the USA Pro Challenge than the world’s greatest cyclists streaking through the high country In fact, a whole week…

Woodland Park emerges as Main Street Candidate

by Rick Langenberg:     After much speculation, Woodland Park has received the official endorsement from the state as an official Main Street candidate. “I think this is going to…

The Legal Cannabis Wait Is Over

The official opening of Maggie’s Farm, the first recreational marijuana outlet in the Pikes Peak region, attracted large crowds last weekend. This is the first of two scheduled marijuana retail…

Sheriff Remains Focused On Public Safety

Photo of Sheriff Mike Ensminger at the Sheriff’s open house that was held at the Sheriff’s office last week (7/19) Photo by CR Chambers Ensminger Dismisses Opponent’s Claims by Rick…

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It’s Almost Over

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    Construction on the $4 million makeover of Bennett Avenue, a project that has become a definite headache for Cripple Creek business operators, tourists and gamblers, is slated for completion in the middle of next month.

Find Eclectic Consignments in Your Neighborhood at Divide Mercantile

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by Beth Dodd:   Divide Mercantile is an eclectic consignment store with great deals on amazing merchandise. They consign softly used furniture, antiques, mountain and western style home décor, gifts and collectibles, house wares, and local art. The business was purchased by Carla Dornsbach and Cora Wilson this summer and re-opened on August 16. They…

Teller Sheriff’s Race Heating Up

Both candidates predicting victory in November Rick Langenberg   One of the most contentious local sheriff races in the last 20 years is entering the final and climatic stretch. As a result, local residents can expect to see their share of campaign signs, billboards, videos, print ads and other promotional material regarding the heated showdown…

Investigation Continues Into Teller Jail Death

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by Rick Langenberg: Mental health system in question   Authorities are still investigating a suicide incident at the Teller County Jail, resulting in the death of a 28-year-old man. According to the Teller County Sheriff’s Office, deputies discovered the body of Robert Vallina, who apparently strangled himself with a bed sheet, shortly after 1 a.m.…

Ute Pass Saddle Club Rides into Divide

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  By Beth Dodd:   Ground work for the Ute Pass Saddle Club has begun near the southwest corner of US Hwy 24 and CO Hwy 67 in Divide. The new event facility will eventually include a 6,000 sq. ft. multipurpose building, large outdoor and indoor arenas, horse trailer parking, dry camping and even an…

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An evening with Teddy Roosevelt Saturday, Sept. 6

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An evening with Teddy Roosevelt. Vice-presidential nominee Teddy Roosevelt visited Victor in September of 1900.  The Rough Rider was run out of town by an angry mob but returned later to accept apologies and to speak at Victor’s Gold Coin Club. That event will be recalled as Roosevelt, portrayed by Don Moon of Colorado Springs, will…

Almanac For Week Of September 2nd

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Sept. 2 The Green Mountain Falls Board of Trustees will meet on Sept. 2 at 7 pm in the GMF temporary town hall at Joyland Church.  The trustees are scheduled to have a discussion regarding the possibility of bringing back the annual fireworks celebration.   Sept. 3 The Ute Pass/Woodland Park Kiwanis Club meets at 6:45 am in…