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2 years 5 months ago

There are still apples in Penrose!

It's true, apples came early this year in Penrose because of the drought, but not every orchard was affected the same way. Those at Apple Valley Orchards on K Street say they were early, but nowhere near as early as others. They believe it's because the orchard sits lower than...

3 years 9 months ago

Bridge on Highway 115 to close for repairs

The Colorado Department of Transportation will close Highway 115 at the Arkansas River Bridge near Florence for about two-and-a-half weeks. Beginning on Monday, June 13, the bridge will be closed to through traffic between U.S. 50 near Penrose and State Highway 120. The bridge, located about two miles east...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Man arrested in Highway 50 stop

Several law enforcement agencies coordinated this morning to stop a car officers believed might have a kidnap victim inside. A probation officer had received a tip that a woman might have been abducted at knife point by Brandon Atencio, 24. Atencio's car was forced off the road and searched...

4 years 2 months ago

Funeral for Sammi Jo

Funeral services will be held Friday for Sammi Jo Gaunt, the Canon City teen who died in a car accident earlier this week. The 17 year old was remembered by her friends and softball teammate from Canon City High School as an energetic girl who had a voice that...

4 years 2 months ago

Fatal single vehicle accident in Penrose

Colorado State Patrol and emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal single vehicle traffic accident on 4th street in Penrose this afternoon. Flight for life services were called but turned back when the victim died from their injuries at the scene. The details are still coming in as...

4 years 4 months ago

Free flu shots offered

Penrose-St. Francis Mission Outreach, along with the Bethel School of Nursing at UCCS and West Side CARES, will host a free flu shot clinic for the uninsured and underinsured on Saturday. Flu shots will be available from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Westside Community Center,...

4 years 7 months ago

Sisters, accident victims remembered

It was the suddenness of the loss that has left so many in here shocked and broken hearted. Last week, Jessica Dunovsky, 18 and her sister Lacey, 14 were riding with friend Abelina Gallegos on a gravel road near Penrose when their jeep rolled. None of them survived. On...

4 years 8 months ago

Arrest in gruesome murder case

News First 5 has confirmed the arrest of a Penrose man in connection with the murder of a Florence woman. Rebecca Magallanes' torso was found back in November out in Custer County. It took months to figure out who she was. The District Attorney in Canon City, Thom LeDoux,...

4 years 9 months ago

Snow melt raising Arkansas River levels

As the weather heats up in Fremont County, the Arkansas River has gotten noticeably bigger and more powerful. "There's a lot more debris than we've seen in a while." says Canon City resident Dawn Cotter. While residents are used to the summer flooding, they say this year may be...

4 years 10 months ago

Mass CPR training planned Tuesday

The Colorado Springs Fire Department plans to train hundreds, if not thousands in CPR before the Sky Sox game Tuesday evening. CPR, which stands for cardio pulminary resuscitation can save a life when someone has a heart attack. Most recent statistics released by the Colorado Springs Fire Department show...

5 years 2 days ago

Blood drive planned

Penrose-St. Francis April Community Blood Drives The Penrose-St. Francis health system has planned numerous blood drives for the month of April. The blood bank at Penrose is open at 2222 N. Nevada in Colorado Springs Monday, 10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.;...

5 years 4 months ago

Woman in ICU with H1N1 virus

Two weeks ago, Kayla Kammrad got the flu. When her fever spiked to 105 degrees and she had trouble breathing, she went to St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City. Doctors told her she had the H1N1 virus. She stayed there for four days, but when her oxygen level...

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