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4 months 3 weeks ago

Waldo Canyon Fire Memorial Unveiled

It hasn't been easy for the people in Mountain Shadows as they've been trying to rebuild and move forward after the Waldo Canyon Fire more than two years ago. On Saturday, fire victims and neighbors remembered where they've been and where they're headed with a new memorial now complete. ...

9 months 1 week ago

Fire at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

COLORADO SPRINGS - A fire at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been put out. The fire started just after 7:00 this morning in the basement of one of their buildings. Crews say it was mostly boxed goods that were burning. They were able to put the fire out in...

2 years 1 month ago

January Teachers First: Janie Mueller

If you're into science at Cheyenne Mountain High School, chances are you know AP Chemistry teacher Janie Mueller. After 31 years, she's just as passionate about her job as ever. And that's why she's January's Teachers First award winner. When you enter Mueller's chemistry classes, you can tell there's...

2 years 2 months ago

Ski season slow but optimistic

If you're looking for a weekend getaway, ski resorts would love to have your business! We visited Monarch Mountain to find out about the season so far. "Season pass to monarch, this is definitely my favorite mountain in the state of Colorado," said Xandy Bustamante, a skier and snow...

2 years 6 months ago

Beautiful snow on Greenhorn Mountain

For all of you cool-weather lovers out there, there are several welcome sights you can see in Southeastern Colorado! Not every peak is snow-capped just yet, but Greenhorn Mountain southwest of Pueblo was absolutely beautiful today. Many areas in the mountains got snow yesterday, and several of you told us...

2 years 8 months ago

2 dogs rescued off 14er

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Two dogs are safe after more than 20 rescuers pulled them off a Colorado mountain. Authorities say two climbers and their two dogs ran into a problem July 24 descending Quandary Peak, which is over 14,000 feet high. According to the Denver Post, both climbers were...

3 years 5 months ago

Man climbs mountain without use of legs

It's one of the tallest mountains in the world, Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro. And one man made the impossible, possible. He climbed the 19,000 feet summit without the use of his legs. Twenty-three years ago, a skiing accident left Chris Waddel paralyzed. At that moment, he made a crucial decision to...

3 years 6 months ago

Mountain lion kills family dog

CARBONDALE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado wildlife officials are reminding residents to be alert in light of recent mountain lion attacks on animals. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says a mountain lion killed a Carbondale-area resident's dog near the Sunlight ski resort late Wednesday. Wildlife managers consider human safety or...

3 years 7 months ago

Body found on mountain ID'd as Denver man, 69

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have identified a man found dead on a mountain west of Golden as 69-year-old Richard Limon of Denver, and they say he apparently had been stabbed. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday that Limon's death is being investigated as a homicide. Two bicyclists...

4 years 2 months ago

Bike race comments sought

The Bureau of Land Management is asking for public comments on a proposed mountain bike race near Salida. The race is proposed for May 20 through 22 within the Arkansas Hills Trail System, which is on land controlled by the Bureau of Land Management. The race could attract...

4 years 2 months ago

Snow closes mountain roads

Miserable weather has forced the closure of two mountain roads, including US 285 over Kenosha Pass and US 6 over Loveland Pass. If you're heading to the high country for the weekend, check conditions before you leave. COTRIP

4 years 6 months ago

Pine beetles changing water supply in West

Mountain pine beetles are a well-known danger to Rocky Mountain forests. New research shows the pests are making changes to the water supply and soil, too. The University of Wyoming is looking to establish the impact of the pine beetles epidemic on mountain snowpack. Botany professor Brent Ewers tells...

4 years 7 months ago

Jellyfish discovered in mountain pond

An unexpected sea creature has shown up in Council, Virginia. A family discovered it while they were feeding the fish in their pond. They're called Appalachian Mountain Jellyfish. This type of jellyfish is actually very rare and extremely small, about the size of a quarter. They can reproduce...

4 years 7 months ago

Guided walk at state park Wednesday

If you watch birds flying overhead, but have no idea what they are--here's your chance to learn about birds of the Pikes Peak region. Naturalists at Cheyenne Mountain State Park are leading a Guided Bird Walk Wednesday morning. You'll observe, identify, and record both resident and migratory bird species....

4 years 7 months ago

Cheyenne Mtn. State Park this weekend

With the weekend here, it's time to get outside and remember why it's so wonderful to live in Colorado. You don't have to go far to immerse yourself in beauty--Cheyenne Mountain State Park in Colorado Springs has plenty for you to do--from hiking to special programs. Here's what's...

4 years 9 months ago

Bike Pikes Peak program offered

CSU-Pueblo's Colorado Springs campus plans a three-day workshop on bicycling, which includes a trip down Pikes Peak. Classes include instruction on proper nutrition, riding strategy, and bicycle maintenance. Bike Pikes Peak begins in the classroom at the Citadel Center, 730 Citadel Dr. Suite 300, from 5:30-8:30 p.m....

4 years 10 months ago

Teen hiker dies on Colorado peak

A young, but experienced hiker is dead after a fall on one of Colorado's 14,000 foot mountains. Kevin Hayne, 18, of Highlands Ranch slipped and fell into a ravine Tuesday on Little Bear Peak. Hayne and a friend were rappelling down the side of the mountain when Hayne fell....

4 years 11 months ago

Crested Butte expansion proposal rebuffed again

A U.S. Forest Service official has affirmed a decision blocking Crested Butte Mountain Resort's plans to expand onto Snodgrass Mountain. Deputy Regional Forester Jim Pena last week rejected the ski resort's appeal of a decision by Gunnison National Forest Supervisor Charlie Richmond in November to block the proposal. Richmond...

4 years 11 months ago

Man to climb Everest in Supersuit

As Canadian mountaineer Jamie Clarke scales Mt. Everest this month, he's wearing a suit that's just a few millimeters thick, only slightly thicker than a windbreaker. But despite the lack of the pillow-puffy down parka, he'll likely be more worried about overheating than freezing, because of a space-age insulator...

5 years 1 week ago

Monarch Mountain on pace for record season

Monarch Mountain expects to end its ski season Sunday with a record for skier visits. Spokesman Eric Ramsey said Friday that the resort should finish with around 183,000 skier visits, which would top the high of 176,000 from two seasons ago. Eldora Mountain Resort also ends the season Sunday and...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Colorado man rescued from NH mountain

Authorities say a Colorado man hiking on New Hampshire's Mount Adams is safe after rescuers helped him walk off the mountain. The New Hampshire Union Leader says a nine-member rescue team and Douglas Soholt made it off the mountain at about 1 a.m. Monday as bad weather closed in....

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