Woodland Park

City Council Throws Out the Budget

~ By Bob Volpe ~ In a surprise attack on next year’s budget, city council decided to send the budget back to the city. Council has taken a hard line on fiscal responsibility insisting the budget meet stricter guidelines that restores the 10 percent budget reserve. At two tables set up in a wide open V…

WP City Council Seeks to Reach Truce on 2018 Budget

~ by Bob Volpe ~   Last Wednesday, the city council met in a special workshop format in an effort to craft a  compromise on 2018 budget concerns raised by several elected leaders and citizens. Council went over many concerns point by point, and reached consensus on several issues. On the issue of employee raises, they…

Local firefighters join the fight to douse devastating blazes in California

~ by Trevor Phipps ~   A group of local firefighters from the Northeast Teller County Fire Protection District has returned to safety after battling dangerous blazes in California.   Once California realized their problem with forest fires was extremely severe, they declared a state of national emergency and especially sought assistance from states in the West. Colorado came…

First Annual Holiday Auction Live

Join us for the First Annual Holiday Auction
This Saturday November 18th 11am BIG Savings
thousands of Dollars in Merchandise and Services

First Annual Holiday Auction Live

First Annual Holiday Auction Live right here on TMJ's Facebook pageSaturday November 18th 11am

Posted by TMJ News on Monday, November 13, 2017

Veteran’s Day Assembly Draws Huge Crowd at Woodland Park High School

~ by Bob Volpe ~ The annual Veteran’s Day Assembly, in the gymnasium at the Woodland Park High School, attracted another packed house.   In fact, this ceremony, hosted by the Woodland Park RE-2 School District, has become one of the premiere tributes to veterans in the area.   Current Woodland Park Police officer and…

Main Street Soap Opera Continues

Group rehires former coordinator ~ by Trevor Phipps ~   The saga on Main Street continues as the group struggles to get money from the city and wrestles with the sensitive issue of rehiring their former coordinator.      In one surprise move, the Woodland Park Main Street Board didn’t ask the city for control of…

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

DDA May Halt Future Incentive Deals

Group holds second special meeting  ~ by Bob Volpe ~ Last Tuesday, the DDA (Downtown Development Authority) held a second meeting to discuss plans for 2018, at the Historic Ute Inn. Before planning discussions began, the board was notified by DDA Treasurer Tanner Coy, of a discrepancy with the tax increment financing (TIF) agreement contract…