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4 years 1 month ago

Blockbuster closes 5 local stores

Once the king of home video rental companies, Blockbuster Video announced this week that it will close five stores in the Pikes Peak Region. Four of the stores are located in Colorado Springs; at Constitution and Powers, Fillmore and Nevada, Centennial and Vindicator and at Circle and Galley. The fifth...

4 years 4 months ago

Search for missing woman in Woodland Park

Woodland Park Police are investigating the mysterious disappearance of a 33 year old mother. Mindy Lynn Lee was last heard from yesterday her mom says she was visiting friends in Divide. She says the friends told her they were taking her to Pikes Peak Regional Hospital for laryngitis. They...

4 years 7 months ago

Hwy. 24 closure today for rock removal

After rock slides partially closed US Highway 24 twice in successive weeks, damaging some vehicles but causing no injuries, the Colorado Department of Transportation is taking the unusual step of closing the highway to remove rocks. The closure is today, beginning at 9:30 am. They hope to reopen the...

4 years 8 months ago

Free admission to State Parks on Monday

Colorado was admitted to the union Aug. 1, 1876. Colorado State Parks will celebrate Colorado Day on Monday, Aug. 2, by offering free admission to all 42 state parks. "We're inviting Coloradans to get outdoors at the state parks, enjoy the natural beauty of these places and experience all...

4 years 8 months ago

Gender becoming issue in GOP senate race

A Senate candidate's joke about his female opponent was caught on tape and is getting attention online. Republican Ken Buck is running against former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton for the Republican nomination. Asked at a conservative gathering last weekend why Republicans should choose him, Buck made a gender joke....

4 years 8 months ago

Colorado's Senate primary getting feisty

With just three weeks left before Colorado's primary elections and mail-in ballots already hitting mailboxes, the sleepy Democratic Senate primary is showing more life. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet aired his first negative ad Tuesday against challenger Andrew Romanoff. The same day, Romanoff launched an attack at the incumbent. Romanoff...

4 years 9 months ago

Deadline today for home raffle drawing

Wednesday is the deadline to purchase tickets for the final early bird drawing in the Pikes Peak Rotary Club's new home raffle. A total of $5,000 will be given away Friday--four winners will receive $2,000, $1,500, $1,000 and $500. The winners of the early bird drawing will go back...

5 years 1 month ago

Blood drives scheduled in February

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is holding a dozen blood drives in February to keep the Colorado Springs blood supply well-stocked. Here's a listing of Community Blood Drives for February: Feb. 3, 1 to 6 p.m., Woodland Park High School (Inside the Building), 151 North Baldwin St., Woodland Park...

5 years 2 months ago

Highway 24 rollover

There is a rollover accident on Hwy 24, 5 miles west of Divide. The Westbound lane is blocked. No word yet on injuries or backups. We'll bring you more as we get it.

5 years 3 months ago

High speed chase ends in crash

A high speed chase that started in Woodland Park, wound down Ute Pass on Highway 24, ended in a crash in Colorado Springs. Several law enforcement agencies are involved in the investigation which began about 1:30 Tuesday morning. According to Woodland Park Police, an officer tried to pull-over a...

5 years 2 weeks ago

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