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

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We are Giving Away 2 FREE Tickets !!!!Like TMJ News on Facebook and Share this Post for a chance to win two tickets to "Cirque Du Soleil" !Posted by TMJ News on Monday, January 22, 2018

Closings and Delays

Teller County Closings and Delays:Cripple Creek-Victor – 2 Hours LateWoodland Park Re-2 – 2 Hours LatePeak Vista Community Health Centers – 2 Hours Late. Health Center at Divide only.Posted by TMJ News on Monday, January 22, 2018

The Quest for a New City Manager In Woodland Park

An Historic Prospective: ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ If I could offer any advice to our humble elected leaders in Woodland Park in selecting a new head city boss, it’s this: Take a trip back to the late 1990s. That’s when the council selected Mark Fitzgerald of Wisconsin as the head city manager. It culminated…

Wanted Felon Found In Teller County With An Arsenal Of Guns And Ammo

~by Trevor Phipps ~ Due to Teller County’s rural and desolate atmosphere, the area has always been a place where criminals come in order to hide. A classic example of this scenario is when the “Texas Seven” was apprehended in a Woodland Park campground. Recently, an incident took place involving a potentially dangerous criminal and…

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. It is easy to get a false sense of security and believe this small mountain town is immune from things like the “porch pirate” epidemic…

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 segment last week about the issue. All of the people complaining refused to be interviewed on camera but expressed their discontent to reporters. One said,…

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 when he announced the end to an Obama-era policy regarding a softening of prosecution against marijuana in states that legalized cannabis use.   The policy was…

Minor Snow Storm Causes Crashes and Winter Woes

~ by Trevor Phipps ~  So far this winter, Mother Nature has been kind to the Teller County area, with the lack of severe Nordic weather and huge snow storms. The climate has blessed the area with warm, clear days that are not common during winter in the high country. However, possibly as a way…

Sheriff’s Office Provides Coats to Kids In Need

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ As the temperature in the area drops, many local families are in need of winter clothes to keep them warm. In an effort to give back to the community, the Teller County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association (HDSA), joined forces to provide winter jackets to local…

Colorado News

Colorado Ski Resorts Receive Belated Christmas Present

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Even though large storms have missed the Teller County area this winter, snow totals for the ski resorts in Colorado’s high country have recently been pretty decent, with promising prospects for the rest of the season.   Last week, when the storm system hit the state, just about every ski resort…

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Sports

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…

Panther Boys Struggle To Keep A Winning League Record

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ The Woodland Park Boys’ Basketball team came back from winter break and started league play. Despite a couple of close losses, the team has still held their own. The team currently has an overall record of 7-4 and a league record of 2-2. If the Panther boys keep up the…

Lady Panthers Struggle During The First Of Their League Games

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Right after the Lady Panthers got back from their non-league tournament in Johnstown, CO, the girls went back to school to start their spring semester. To start the first week of school off, the girls continued league play which had started for them just before winter break began. The girls…

Panthers Of The Ice Continue Rough First Season

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Woodland Park High School’s first ever hockey team knew they would be in for a challenge this season. This year marks the inaugural season of the hockey team that signed up to play in Colorado’s 5A hockey league for the 2017-2018 season due to the fact that 5A is the…

Colorado Ski Resorts Receive Belated Christmas Present

~ by Trevor Phipps ~ Even though large storms have missed the Teller County area this winter, snow totals for the ski resorts in Colorado’s high country have recently been pretty decent, with promising prospects for the rest of the season.   Last week, when the storm system hit the state, just about every ski resort…

TMJ Shows

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 ]

TMJ on the Web: Sunday

TMJ on the Web Sunday

Posted by TMJ News on Sunday, September 17, 2017

Explosive Device Found in Woodland Park

Parts of Woodland Park Evacuated and Shut Down from Discovery of Explosive Device ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Anti-bomb squads arrive to defuse problems In what some Woodland Park neighbors described as a reported “treasure hunt” in Lake George earlier today ended with the evacuation of at least 50 homes as authorities took swift and detailed action to defuse a live mortar…