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CC&V Gains Major Permit Expansion

Mining District edges closer to Cripple Creek ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ Despite some concerns expressed by the city of Cripple Creek, the Newmont Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine (CC&V) has scaled a key local regulatory hurdle and has set the stage for a new amendment pursuit. By a unanimous vote and with no…

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…

Broncos Insiders Report

Outlook revealed for Pre-season showdown with the Niners ~ by Bob Volpe ~ The Broncos kicked off the 2017 pre-season with a comeback win against the Chicago Bears last Thursday night 24-17. It’s always nice to come away with a win, even in pre-season. The win, however, came at the expense of losing second string…

Meet Teller’s New Technological Wiz Kid

Peak Vice-President advances swiftly with booming Internet company   ~ by Rick Langenberg ~ How do you advance from IT gopher and a basic message guy to a vice-president of a  booming local Internet company and key player in the community within a very short time? By staying attuned to the company mission and getting a…

Mayor’s Cup Draws Impressive and Diverse Turnout

~ by Bob Volpe ~ The 28th annual running of the Woodland Park Mayor’s Cup last Saturday featured another huge turnout with running competitors and supportive fans and even a few politicians and community leaders.  This year’s race saw 191 runners come to the City Above the Clouds to participate in the rarified high altitude…