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2 months 1 week ago

Woman says ducks were washed away in creek

Imagine seeing a bunch of innocent ducklings being pulled under water due to a swift current. That's what one Colorado Springs woman says she saw while walking along the Fountain Creek. Shannon Spraggins says she and her fiance were walking along a "weir" or dam-like structure behind the Sonic...

2 years 1 month ago

Storm affects Pueblo too

Pueblo emergency workers are on stand by in case of problems on Fountain Creek as it runs through Pueblo. The storm dropped more than three inches of rain on some parts of Colorado Springs and that water eventually makes its way into Fountain Creek. The U.S. Geological Survey station...

2 years 4 months ago

Skier killed at Wolf Creek

DENVER (AP) - Authorities have identified a man killed while skiing in Colorado as a 19-year-old Kansas State student. Kansas broadcaster KMAN reported that the Mineral County Sheriff's Department said the victim is Garrett Spencer of Hesston, Kan. He was skiing with friends when he hit a tree at the...

3 years 8 months ago

Fountain Creek improvement plans announced

City leaders are unveiling plans to revitalize Fountain Creek in Pueblo. The city planning department has a 30-year master plan to improve the Fountain Creek corridor from 8th St., south to the Arkansas River confluence. The city wants to improve water quality, reduce the flooding risk and add trails and...

4 years 1 month ago

Skiing up at several Colorado resorts

Vail Resorts Inc. says skier visits at its five resorts this season were up 2.5 percent from last season, after a strong spring. The company said Monday that skier visits during the quarter that ended April 30 rose 4.6 percent from last season to about 3.2 million. The company...

4 years 2 months ago

The Thunderbirds are here

The Air Force Thunderbirds have arrived in Colorado Springs. The squadron of F-16 aerial demonstration jets will perform for the graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy on Wednesday. The pilots conducted a re-enlistment ceremony for about 20 airmen at Peterson Air Force Base. Dr. David Benke,...

4 years 3 months ago

Dogs rescued from Teller County mine

Three dogs trapped in a mine in Teller County are now free. The dogs were able to leave the mine on their own and were captured by the Teller County Animal Control. According to a statement released Thursday, the dogs were in good shape. They were returned to their owner,...

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