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2 years 3 weeks ago

CSPD ramping up patrols in 'No Man's Land'

No man's land: it's a little like the Bermuda Triangle. It's the space in between Old Colorado CIty and Manitou Springs where manicured streets and sidewalks just disappear. It's become a jurisdictional nightmare; it's not exactly patrol territory for Colorado Springs Police, Manitou Springs Police, or El Paso County Sheriff's...

2 years 10 months ago

Territory Days opens in Old Colorado City

Get out the sunscreen; it's Territory Days in Colorado Springs! Thousands of people come out to Old Colorado City every year for the event (organizers guess between 80,000 and 140,000 will show up, depending on weather), which has been running since 1975 when it was called, "Rampart Range Sertoma...

3 years 2 months ago

Broncos success good for business

A good Broncos Party can do more than just raise the spirits of sports fans, it can also give local employers a financial boost to start the year. At Meadow Muffins Bar and Grill in Old Colorado City, Owner Todd Delahanty says he can almost measure the team's progress...

3 years 10 months ago

Territory Days continue; heat fuels the sales

Not everyone is in the mountains for Memorial Day Weekend; thousands of people are enjoying Territory Days in Old Colorado City. The hot weather fueled the sales today; folks couldn't get enough ice cream, and the guy selling sunglasses made out like a bandit. At Stephanie's Sunglasses, they're saying,...

3 years 10 months ago

Celebrate local history at Territory Days

Thousands of people crowded the streets of Old Colorado City Saturday for the 36th Annual Territory Days celebration. The three day street festival recognizes the community's role as the first territorial capital of the state. A new attraction this year is the Hawk Quest booth where you can see...

4 years 6 months ago

Busy campsites in Southern Colorado

Travelers looking to get away from the hustle and bustle are finding more of the same at Colorado Springs camp sites. "We've called probably four different campgrounds before we came upon this one," says Sherry Rheinhart. Her family is visiting from Arizona. "I just pulled in this morning...

4 years 8 months ago

In business for the Fourth

You may be used to seeing "closed" signs in doors on holidays, but in Old Colorado City many are staying open this Fourth of July. Those store owners are hoping to catch some shoppers like the Cadarettes, who came into town from Evergreen. "We can drive instead of fly...

4 years 10 months ago

Territory Days kicks off

A lot has changed in Old Colorado City was the capital of Colorado Territory, the clothes for one, and the celebration of that time , Territory Days, has grown. So has Ryan Reed, who's been to every Territory Days for the last 25 years. "My whole entire life, since...

5 years 2 months ago

Ice on the Avenue this weekend

Ice Sculptures are being carved in Old Colorado City, for this weekend's festival. The sculptures will crowd Bancroft Park including a giant castle made from 50 ice blocks with three interactive kid's slides, and King's and Queen's Thrones. Old Colorado City is celebrating its annual Ice on the...

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