Rainbow Falls on the edge of Manitou Springs is closing until July. The popularity of the El Paso County park is part of the reason for locking the gates.
Work includes upgrading and paving the parking lot to better accommodate visitors. "By paving the parking lot, we'll make it more efficient for cars to get in and out, and hopefully be able to allow more people in at a time," said Todd Martz with El Paso County Parks. The project also brings a new plaza type feature near the falls. The design doubles its purpose. It is a place for people to sit that also stabilizes the hillside to prevent erosion.
Major work with big equipment doesn't mix well with visitors. The closure until July allows work to happen quicker and most of all is safer.
Fire crews from several agencies responding to a wildfire on a ridge above the towns of Crystola and Green Mountain Falls.
The 4-foot by 4-foot patch of grass right at the end of Kevin Sabata's driveway has been a constant thorn in his side. It's bordered on three sides by concrete or asphalt. There's hardly any shade because the trees in his Wildwood Ridge subdivision are little more than saplings. Despite all his efforts, Kevin just couldn't get the grass to grow. "It just was not coming back," he said. Before long, fines started coming in from the Wildwood Ridge Homeowners Assoc...
Early Friday morning, Pueblo P.D. officers responded to a disturbance at an establishment in the 600 block of North Main.
On July 19th at approximately 8:30 a.m., Pueblo P.D. officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of E. 14th Street on a report of two unconscious parties inside a vehicle.