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Highway construction efforts enter final stages for 2017

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The $10.4 million highway construction improvements for Hwy. 67 are entering their final stages for 2017, with a continual schedule of delays for motorists. This week will encompass a lengthy list of project demands, as officials try to complete the massive improvements prior to the end of the year. The…

DDA Holds Planning Meeting

~ by Bob Volpe ~ Last Tuesday the DDA (Downtown Development Authority) held an informal meeting at the Historic Ute Inn, to discuss plans for 2018. Before any discussion on planning for the future took place, the subject of a letter read to city council at the last regular meeting by Tony Perry, President and CEO of…

Discovery Channel Remembers Fallen Teller County Deputy

Statement Provided by the Teller County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Brent Holloway was killed in the line of duty on October 16, 1995. Divide, CO, October 20, 2017– Due to Discovery Network programming changes, the Homicide Hunter episode featuring the story on Teller County Deputy Brent Holloway’s murder will now be shown on Wednesday, October 25th,…

A Special Employee Service Award Presented

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The October Teller County Commissioners’ meeting was a full house. The room was full with many members of all three local law enforcement agencies present. The crowd attended the meeting to witness a special employee service award given to former Teller County Sheriff Commander Bud Bright. Bud Bright worked for…

CC&V Projects Prompt Many Public Comments

Commissioners say yes to new mining amendment ~ byTrevor Phipps ~ Projects proposed by the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine have led to many citizens voicing their concerns at recent meetings hosted by the Cripple Creek City Council and the Teller County Commissioners. Citizens of Cripple Creek got concerned when they received a letter…

Discovery Channel remembers fallen Teller County deputy

On November 1, 2017, at 8:00pm MST Season 7 Episode 9 of “Homicide Hunter” (also known as Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda), an American crime documentary television series on the Investigation Discovery network, will air.  This episode will present the case of Brent Andrew Holloway, a Teller County Deputy who was killed in the line…