Woodland Park

Sparks Fly over Review of Woodland Park’s Fleet of Vehicles

~ by Rick Langenberg ~  Woodland Park elected leaders continue to heavily debate over plans to scrutinize the use of city vehicles—a fight that is triggering one main question: Who is in charge of certain government operations. The squabble may even reignite the familiar tug of war between the city administration and some council members.…

Cruise Above the Clouds Featured In A Popular Show

With Cruise Above the Clouds just receiving TMJ’s best event award, you will be able to see Teller County at it’s Classic best featured on an upcoming episode of Dennis Gage’s “My Classic Car” ! Show times below:
Show times (Mountain Daylight Times):
Saturday, May 6 at 6:30am on Velocity
Tuesday, May 9 at 2:30pm on NBC Sports Network
Friday, June 9 at 8:30am, 11:00 am, 1:00pm on MAVTV
Sunday, June 11 at 7:00am & 10:00am on MAVTV

Local Emergency Service Groups and DDA Leaders Duke It Out

~ by Bob Volpe ~ It’s all about the “Benjamins.” The Northeast Teller County Fire Protection District (NTCFPD) and the Ute Pass Regional Health Services District (UPRHSD) are facing serious financial issues. As a result, they want out of the Woodland Park Downtown Development Authority district, but their request for exclusion is getting a cold…

Woodland Park Council Amends DDA Boundaries

~ by Bob Volpe ~ The Woodland Park City Council  approved two ordinances at last week’s meeting, including plans to expand the   boundaries of the downtown development authority (DDA) district.  The first ordinance was an initial reading of a recommendation by the DDA to include the Paradise Lodge Marketplace Subdivision property into the DDA district.  This…

Craft Beer and Wine Tasting Well Recieved by Community

~ by CR Chambers ~   There was a turn out like no other at the Woodland Park Community Center Friday evening. Full to capacity for several hours at this event folks from Colorado Springs and locals of Woodland Park, took in the amazing art that was auctioned and on display. Ralf Holloway of the…

No April Fools! Indoor Slide for Aquatic Center Hits Pay Dirt

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ The pursuit for an elaborate $240,000-plus slide for the new Woodland Park Aquatic Center may have finally hit pay dirt. Although it’s not necessarily a done deal, the financial path appears to be set for the slide to become part of the nearly $15 million aquatic center facility, when it…