Woodland Park

Running Against the Denver Broncos in Woodland Park

More than 1,000 participants expected for fitness race downtown ~ byRick Langenberg ~ The Denver Broncos may have disappointed fans last year in their first failed playoff bid since 2010. But quit whining and forget all about the quarterback controversy and speculation over Tony Romo’s possible emergence as the next offensive leader for Denver and questions about…

Local Parade Stars

The Woodland Park High School marching band performed in front of thousands of onlookers during the 33rd annual Colorado Springs St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the downtown area. The band emerged as one of the parade’s musical highlights. The event served as a kick-off to a week of St. Patrick’s Day events in Teller County and throughout the…

A Meeting of the Minds Held for a Future Downtown

Highway Bypass Not a Reality Until 2050 ~ by Bob Volpe ~  Last Thursday, local citizens, activist groups and chamber of commerce, government and downtown development officials met at the Ute Pass Cultural Center to discuss a vision for the long term future of downtown Woodland Park. A second meeting was held later in the…

Best Of Cripple Creek and Pikes Peak Region

Best Of Cripple Creek and Pikes Peak Region Part One While Hollywood may have their annual Academy Awards competition, Cripple Creek and Teller County boasts of the infamous “Best Of” championship, sponsored by The Mountain Jackpot (TMJ) newspaper over the last two decades. (No worries as unlike our friends from Hollywood, we made sure to pick…

Mayor Neil Levy addresses the issue of traffic

Hwy 24 Traffic and what the city is doing about it. Mayor Neil Levy addresses the issue of traffic on 24 and what the city of Woodland Park, Colorado is doing to explore options with CDOT. Sounds like David Buttery and him have formed a committee that will meet this Monday to start to explore…

Woodland Park Council Debates Money, Cars and Aqua Perks

Rick Langenberg The Woodland Park City Council continues to fight over money and cars, and at times, aquatic center amenities. Last week, a rather uneventful meeting got testy regarding several mundane topics, indicating definite divisions among the current cadre of elected leaders. Most council members appeared poised to adopt a new water and wastewater utility…

City Council Addresses Slide For Aquatic Center 3/2/2017

Some explanation of the funds and donations towards the Aquatic Project and how they are allocated. Video provided by Woodland Park Underground. Val Carr representing the Facebook Questions? We like to think we had part in getting some answers. City Council questions about funding and the slide. #WPU Woodland Park Underground Bob Carlsen David ButteryVal…

Huge Highway Improvement Project Unveiled for Hwy. 67

— Prepare yourself for delays — ~ Rick Langenberg ~ Cripple Creek gamblers, area tourists and local residents will soon have to prepare themselves for lines of orange cones and definite highway delays along the main thoroughfare into the gaming community for an extended period this spring and summer. Starting in late April or early May,…