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Cañon City Police Department: Woman arrested for crimes against at-risk person

140 Rio Grande Dr., Warrant Arrest, Kelsie Miller, 47, of Cañon City was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant. 2000 Fremont Dr., Warrant Arrest, Thane Beardsley, 58, of Cañon City was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant.


Former Canon City detective sentenced on misconduct case

CANON CITY — A former Canon City police detective pleaded guilty Monday to a single count of misdemeanor first-degree official misconduct and was sentenced by a visiting senior judge.


National Park Week: Visit Colorado’s four national parks for free

National Park Week runs through Sunday, April 28, so pack the sunscreen, set the GPS and head toward one of Colorado’s four national parks. Rocky Mountain was the third most-visited park in the nation in 2018, according to the National Park Service, with nearly 4.6 million visitors. Get away from th


Cañon City Tigers boys track places 4th, girls place 5th

The Cañon City Tigers track and field team competed Friday and Saturday at the Fountain-Fort Carson Invitational were the boys placed fourth as a team and the girls placed fifth.


Colorado Supreme Court upholds attempted murder conviction in Robert Ray case

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the attempted murder conviction of a man who is on death row for the related killing of a state senator's son. The Denver Post reports that the court upheld the 2006 attempted first-degree murder conviction of Robert Ray for shooting two men at a m


Former Cañon City police officer admits to taking blue tooth speaker

A former Cañon City police officer pleaded guilty Monday to one count of first-degree official misconduct, a Class 2 misdemeanor. Under the plea agreement, Kevin Easter, 48, admitted to taking a blue tooth speaker, valued at $40, while executing a search warrant on a car when he was on duty as a dru


Michael Saul: Gray wolf recovery in Colorado hurt by Trump’s attacks

People from around the world visit Wyoming every year to see gray wolves in the wild. But Coloradans also deserve the opportunity to again share our state’s vast backcountry with these incredible animals.


Monday's traffic: CO-67 partially closed near Cripple Creek

Roundup of Monday's traffic and road conditions around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. A stretch of CO-67 is closed north of Cripple Creek due to a serious crash between Mollie Kathleen Road and Golden Avenue.


Man Rescued After Falling While Hiking Colorado National Monument

A 45-year old man was rescued after falling while hiking the Colorado National Monument. The man was saved around 2 a.m.Thursday morning and sustained serious injuries. The man called 911 around 8:30 on Sunday night because he fell into a canyon at the Colorado National Monument. Thank goodness he w


Casa Bonita and Colorado’s iconic restaurants | ‘Colorado Stories’ podcast

Listen & Subscribe: iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Web | RSS. At a shopping plaza in the Denver suburb of Lakewood, the dollar store and thrift shop are overshadowed by an 85-foot pink tower.


Colorado House passes new rules for mobile home parks; bill advances to Senate

A bill designed to better protect residents of mobile home parks won state House approval Monday on a 41-23 vote. House Bill 1309 next heads to the state Senate. Such bills die year after year in the Senate under majority Republicans, who opposed the measures as unduly burdensome to businesses.


Colorado lawmakers’ sexual harassment bill finally surfaces at statehouse

A bill that would change the handling of workplace harassment claims made against state lawmakers is finally moving through the Capitol with two weeks left in the session. “At the end of last session, the Investigations Law Group gave us a really thick report that just — we didn’t have time at the e


Home on Colorado's western border explodes, injuring 2

MACK, Colo — Two people miraculously survived a massive home explosion in a small town near Colorado's western border Sunday, according to our partners at KKCO in Grand Junction.


Here are the worst counties in Colorado for hail damage last year

DENVER — We all know Colorado has seen some pretty bad hailstorms in recent years and with severe weather season just around the corner a new report shows the counties that have seen the most damage from Mother Nature.


'Stolen' dog found in Colorado returns to Florida family 2 years later

A "stolen" dog found in Colorado has finally been returned to her owners, who live nearly 2,000 miles away, according to the Associated Press. In May 2017, a German Shepherd named Cedar was allegedly taken from the Peterson family, who live in Southwest Ranches, Fla. At the time, Tamara Peterson sai


Colorado Looking To Ban Polystyrene Food Containers

Colorado has decided enough is enough and is looking to ban polystyrene products. Polystyrene, also known as Styrofoam, has been in the mainstream for decades, but as one trip to a landfill will show you, it doesn't break down. Add to that the fact that there are carcinogenic materials in polystyren


Colorado among fastest-warming states in the US

Temperatures in Colorado are warming faster than the national average, according to Climate Central. Researchers at Climate Central have studied climate changes across the United States since the first Earth Day in 1970. Out of the 242 cities analyzed, average temperatures have risen in roughly 98%


Prayer in the Park set for Saturday at Veterans Park

Prayer in the Park will be held from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Veterans Park. The community is invited to attend this event. Prayer will be offered for government, first responders, marriages, kids, addictions and many other topics. There also will be live worship music. Bring chairs or blankets for seat


Twin brothers driving separate vehicles charged with DWI after crash that injured Texas deputies

Twin brothers driving separate vehicles were both charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend after two deputies were injured in a crash on a Houston freeway. The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially investigating a "major accid


American Design Drafting Association students recognized for achievement in national competition

Cañon City High School students continue to perform well in the American Design Drafting Association national competition. The Tigers recently placed first and second in all four categories.