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New Direction for Local Saddle Club

~ by Rick Langenberg ~ In a new board shake-up, long-time resident and business owner Merry Jo Larsen has been elected as the president of the Woodland Park Saddle Club. In addition, her daughter, Marty McKenna, and Wylie Wells, a well-regarded barrel racer, won seats as directors. With these developments, the Saddle Club, according to…

“Move Over” Law Campaign Continues in Teller County

Last Thursday (Feb. 16), deputies from the Teller County Sheriff’s Office again participated in the state-wide “Operation 1 Charlie 3” to enforce the State of Colorado’s “Move Over” law.  Agencies from all over the state of Colorado participated in this operation, with Feb. 16 representing the third iteration.  Prior to the enforcement day, variable CDOT…

What’s News in Teller County

County strikes gambling jackpot Rick Langenberg Teller County officials and nonprofit operators have hit the gambling jackpots, with the local area faring quite well in the competitive battle for impact dollars. Last week, the county commissioners signed off on more than $1.2 million in state gaming grant contracts. And with another expected award for a…

Victor and Cripple Creek on The Move

by Rick Langenberg Move over Woodland Park and other cities in the Pikes Peak region undergoing main street revivals. The town of Victor could be next, based on the momentum building from a cooperative effort to spruce up many dilapidated structures, preserve building fronts and to strike the heritage tourism jackpot, with a little help from…