Tag Archive for Woodland Park

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…

CDOT announces plans to relax automatic closures of main highway

Rick Langenberg Local business operators in Teller County and area motorists and commuters may finally receive the break they deserve this summer. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced new guidelines that will no longer require U.S. Hwy. 24 to get shut down in the Ute Pass as a pre-emptive move during the prediction…

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…