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2 homes impacted by fire in Canon City

CAON CITY, Colo. (KKTV) - A fire in Canon City spread to two homes on Sunday as crews battled the blaze. Firefighters were called to the 800 block of Whipple Avenue at about 2:30 Sunday afternoon. An RV and two houses were involved. No injuries were reported in the fire. The Red Cross of southeast


Canon City animal shelter honored for save rate

CANON CITY --The Humane Society of Fremont County has a cat named Merlin up for adoption, but the real wizard at the shelter is its director, Doug Rae, who helped the organization earn a national honor. The No Kill Advocacy Center of California bestowed its highest achievement award, the Henry Bergh

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2017-10-18 20:46:00

Emergency exercise set in Canon City

CANON CITY - Canon City Police and local school officials plan to participate in a functional exercise to test emergency operations at 9 a.m. Friday at the district administration building, 14th and Main. The exercise will test the emergency plan to see where any weaknesses might exist so those weak


Trial ordered for alleged participant in execution-style shootings

CANON CITY -- A trial has been ordered for a man accused of participating in an attempted execution-style shooting June 28 following a preliminary hearing in Fremont County District Court on Thursday. James Summers-Smith, 24, is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2017-10-19 18:48:00

More cops, not frills

As a member of law enforcement outside of Pueblo County, I know firsthand the effects of being short staffed. I fully support having more law enforcement officers. In any profession, it is difficult to operate efficiently when there isn't enough trained staff to do the job. My main concern is assuri


Pikes Peak Hill Climb Museum Hall of Fame Now Accepting Nominations for 2018 Induction Class

Colorado Springs--------The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, brought to you by Gran Turismo, is one of the world's most famous motorsport events. The Pikes Peak Hill Climb Museum Hall of Fame is now seeking worthy nominations for induction in 2018. This respected organization is commi

KKTV - 2017-10-19 06:04:00

Fleetwood Mac duo has fans thinking about tomorrow ahead of Indio show

Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie talk about recording a duet album away from the band, admitting "it's mind-blowing that we're here." (June 8) AP Musical bliss: The marital conflicts between Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, and Christine and John McVie, provided the

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-19 21:17:00

Indio mayor's state of the city address focused on festivals, events

Thursday's state of the city address by Indio Mayor Elaine Holmes was all fun and games, at least when it came to the city's plan for expanding its event calendar over the next year. The biggest announcement of Thursday's event was the Tachevah music concert's move to the City of Festivals. The Dese

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-20 02:00:14

Tacheva Music Festival Moves To Indio

Indio Mayor Elaine Holmes announced today at her state of the city address that the Tacheva Block Party Music Festival is moving from Palm Springs to Indio. The announcement comes at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino where 400 civic leaders got the news from the mayor. "Tacheva,Yes, Tacheva is coming to

KMIR.COM - 2017-10-20 05:26:00

City of Indio to sponsor The Desert Sun's Tachevah 2018 local music showcase series

The Desert Sun is pleased to announce that the City of Indio will sponsor the 2018 Tachevah showcase series. The Tachevah finals, with a $3,000 prize to the winning band on the line, will be held at the Indio Block Party on Saturday, May 5. In its sixth year, The Desert Sun's Tachevah showcase seri

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-19 19:15:18

Man in Custody for Indio Officer Shooting Charged With 2012 Coachella Murder

A man accused of firing on two California Highway Patrol officers and a Border Patrol agent in 2012 has since been charged with a fatal shooting that occurred three days later in Coachella, court documents show. Samuel Carrillo Ortiz Jr., 43, is accused, along with Hector Castaneda, 28, in the killi


Ruiz, Garcia and other desert politicians champion the expansion of high-speed Internet access

Rep. Raul Ruiz and other officials on Thursday announced a major project to expand Desert Hot Springs' broadband access in an effort to bridge the digital divide - one of two such ceremonies in the Coachella Valley in recent months. "High-speed internet is a great equalizer, opening doors and conne

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-20 01:19:39

Developer to spend $10M on stretch of restaurants next to Regal Cinemas

Sam Rasmussen has waited a long time to dig into Tahquitz Canyon Way. Rasmussen's Ocean Properties Development Corp. purchased the seven-acre stretch, bookended by Regal Cinemas and Pacific Western Bank, nearly 15 years ago. Last week, the firm received approval from the Palm Springs city planning c

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-19 22:36:05

Former valley resident, firefighter killed fighting Napa County wildfire given military sendoff

A Coachella Valley High School alumnus who died battling the wildfires in Northern California received a hero's sendoff when his body was released by the Napa County Coroner's Office to be returned home Wednesday. Garrett Paiz, a civilian firefighter, was honored with an impromptu Joint Remembrance

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-19 19:22:30

Yoga Legend To Teach Special Classes In Palm Desert

From Bikram Yoga Plus Coachella Valley:Rajashree Choudhury, founder of the United States Yoga Federation and winner of the very first National Yoga Championship held in India in 1979, will lead sessions in "Yoga Philosophy" and "Yoga as Therapy" as well as teach classes at Bikram Yoga Plus - Coachel

PATCH - 2017-10-19 23:48:55

Not so fast: Residents urge Indian Wells council to undo vote lifting ban on short-term rentals

A draft short-term rentals ordinance that would have lifted a sunset provision banning vacation homes from the city of Indian Wells starting next summer was killed Thursday by the City Council after listening to protests from several residents. The council unanimously approved the draft amended ordi

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-20 01:36:46

Time To Buy: Mortgage Rates Sink To Lowest Levels In Weeks

Mortgage rates have slid to their lowest levels in a few weeks, giving borrowers a good opportunity to lock in a low rate before expected rate increases. The average for the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped for the first time in three weeks in Bankrate's weekly survey. Markets believe t

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:51:22

Desert Sun letter: Standing up for Pence on NFL protests

Former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber says that the administration inside the White House continues to ignore the real message behind the NFL player protests. Time_Sports You have got to be joking. You use two negative "left wing" letters to the editor from the left side of Palm Desert an

DESERT SUN - 2017-10-19 22:03:41

Brush Fire Breaks Out In North Palm Springs

NORTH PALM SPRINGS, CA - A non-injury brush fire broke out Thursday in North Palm Springs, near the intersection of 20th Avenue and Palm Drive, but was contained by firefighters a few hours later. The fire was reported just before 11 a.m., with about two dozen county and Palm Springs city fire crews

PATCH - 2017-10-19 21:32:50

Patch Contributor Roundup: Storytelling Festival; Whale Watching and Wildlife; Novato Oktoberfest; More Local Stories

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week. At Patch, we believe that some of the best and most useful content comes from our Patch communities. Here's a roundup of some of the best content from Patch Contributors and Posters f

PATCH - 2017-10-19 20:13:13