Four Year Anniversary of the Waldo Canyon Fire – Robert Volpe

Ute Pass Communities Receive the Creative Art Snub- Rick Langenberg

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Town Hall Meeting Sparks Tax, Business and Immigration Concerns Rick Langenberg

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Four Year Anniversary of the Waldo Canyon Fire – Robert Volpe

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Four years ago, around noon, on June 23rd, the Waldo Canyon Fire began its rampage of property destruction and death through Pike National Forest and adjoining areas. Before it was over a total of 18,247 acres of forest was reduced to ash and two people lost their lives. There were 346 homes destroyed by the…

Ute Pass Communities Receive the Creative Art Snub- Rick Langenberg

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Despite a massive amount of energy and planning towards making Ute Pass area towns more creative with events and businesses and downtown revitalization, two key mountain cities in the region – Manitou Springs and Woodland Park – have received the royal state snub. Some officials, especially in Manitou Springs, have questioned the creative designation system,…

Almanac Week of 6.28.16

Tuesday, June 28 Election Deadline: Tuesday, June 28 is the deadline for returning ballots or casting tallies for the primary election. Ballots for registered Democrats and Republicans must be returned to the Woodland Park Library, or the clerk offices in Woodland Park and Cripple Creek by 7 p.m. June 28 (See related story in mountainjackpot.com…

Fly Fishing a Canyon Paradise – Bob Volpe

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Trout don’t like to live in ugly places. Of course there are degrees of beauty in all things. Elevenmile Canyon is an eleven on a scale of ten of places of natural beauty. This canyon is one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the entire South Platte drainage and arguably one of the…

Primary election season kicks into high gear Rick Langenberg

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The primary election vote for registered Democrats and Republicans has official started, with a heated GOP showdown for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat. Teller County Clerk and Recorder Krystal Brown recently announced the schedule for early voting, which kicked off on Monday, June 20. In addition, mail drop-off outlets have been established at several places in…

Pikes Peak Regional Hospital (PPRH) announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspectives, and Financial Stability, reflecting top ten percent performance among all Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) nationally. PPRH is one of only two CAH…