The NEW Teller County Sheriff

New Sheriff for Teller County, Jason Mikesell congratulations! Appointed today by the Teller County Commissioners. Pretty intense competition. A total of 15 applicants for the position, including many former high-ranking officers…

Sexual Assult Suspect Aprehended

May 25, 2017 {For Immediate Release) This afternoon, officers from the Windsor, Colorado Police Department arrested JASON MATTHEW KARR, age 32. KARR was wanted by the Teller County Sheriff’s Office…

A Mountain Western Mecca [ part 2 ]

– by Rick Langenberg – A Mountain Western MeccaMost of the attention focused on the official roll-out of the Main Street group’s new vision as a mountain western town for Woodland…

High Country Fly Fishing Report

~ by Bob Volpe ~ Spring fishing is now in full swing. The rainbow spawn is on the wane and water temps are beginning to rise. Bugs are hatching and…

New Era Arrives for Green Mountain Falls

Comprehensive Master Plan Mulled for Community ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ New town boss. Verla Bruner takes the oath of office as the new town manager/clerk and treasurer for Green…

Cripple Creek May Soon Join ATV Caravan

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The off-highway vehicle craze in Teller County and the western United States will soon invade the area’s gaming hub. Last week, the Cripple Creek City…

BREAKING

Breaking: Possible Rape suspect. TMJ has learned Teller County Sheriffs Office is looking for this guy, Jason Matthew. If you see him please call the teller county sheriff department immediately…

Front Page News

Teller County/ New Sheriff Sworn In.

Jason Mikesell was sworn in today at 8:30 am at the Teller County Courthouse. He was sworn in by Theresa M. Cisneros
4th Judicial District Judge. The interviews of Dave Paul Teller County Commissioner Chair with an explanation of the selection process and Jason Mikesell laying out his initial plans and some of his background.

Sexual Assult Suspect Aprehended

May 25, 2017 {For Immediate Release) This afternoon, officers from the Windsor, Colorado Police Department arrested JASON MATTHEW KARR, age 32. KARR was wanted by the Teller County Sheriff’s Office for sexual assault and related charges. KARR had met the victim on a social media dating site. KARR was arrested without incident and was booked…

The NEW Teller County Sheriff

New Sheriff for Teller County, Jason Mikesell congratulations! Appointed today by the Teller County Commissioners. Pretty intense competition. A total of 15 applicants for the position, including many former high-ranking officers and commanders of the agency, that extends until Jan. 2019. With this appointment, Jason will most likely emerge as the GOP front-runner for the 2018…

Veteran Sheriff Steps Down; Commissioners to Pick Replacement

Ensminger exit marks the third Teller head lawman to quit in recent years ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ In one of the biggest bombshells to hit Teller County in recent months, Mike Ensminger, the head law enforcement leader for nearly seven years and a big proponent of gun rights in the region, has decided to…

Shining Mountain’s Cinco de Mayo Pro Am Disc Golf

Tournament Features Top Players in the State. – by Bob Volpe –       Last weekend, almost 200 amateur and professional disc golfers descended on Shining Mountain Golf Course for the 4th Annual Cinco de Mayo Pro Am tournament.         Throw Colorado once again sponsored this event and it is sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association. Saturday…

A Mountain Western Mecca [ part 2 ]

– by Rick Langenberg – A Mountain Western MeccaMost of the attention focused on the official roll-out of the Main Street group’s new vision as a mountain western town for Woodland Park. For the most part, this idea was well-received by business representatives and residents. It was based on a new survey that generated more than…

Woodland Park Establishes Vision as Vibrant Mountain Western Town

Bypass still declared decades away – Rick Langenberg – Who are we going to be when we grow up? This question has troubled Woodland Park officials for years, as they grapple with a main downtown, adjacent to a major thoroughfare, and struggle with reality as a drive-through junction. In the process, the town has been bombarded…

Fly Fisherman: Release Your Inner Lewis & Clark

–  by Robert Volpe – You’ve been fishing the same ol stretches of the Platte River for years. You’ve battled the crowds at Deckers, Cheesman Canyon, Elevenmile Canyon, and the Dream Stream. It is getting to the point where you have begun to question whether you want to continue this past time you love so…

National News

Experimental military spacecraft returns to Earth after 718 days in orbit

Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

Experimental military spacecraft returns to Earth after 718 days in orbit, rattles Florida with sonic boom. Another mission is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral later this year. http://abcn.ws/2qQOVE8

Posted by ABC News on Sunday, May 7, 2017