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2 years 3 months ago

Canadian climber killed in Colorado

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - The body of a Canadian climber has been recovered from a southwest Colorado mountain after he fell to his death in a rain and hail storm. The La Plata County Sheriff's Department says a helicopter crew retrieved the body of 45-year-old Martin Pigeon of Acton-Vale, Quebec,...

2 years 5 months ago

New Manitou Incline rules

Be ready for some new rules at the Manitou Incline starting Saturday The Gazette says the rules will be posted this morning, weather pending. They include: NO dogs (even on a leash) Incline Hours: Dawn to Dusk Uphill Travel Only Pack out Your Trash Use the bathrooms supplied...

2 years 10 months ago

Denver Zoo could hike the price

DENVER (AP) - Denver Zoo officials are considering an increase in admission fees because of the rising cost of buildings and animal feed. A committee on Tuesday recommended that the mayor and city council raise fees by $2 a person, beginning in January. According to the Denver Post,...

3 years 6 months ago

Thieves steal while car owners hike

Thieves are targeting parking lots around town and the Colorado Springs Police Departments says that no one parking lot is being hit more than the other. They have no leads as of now. Palmer Park, Bear Creek Park, Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Canyon Park and Red Rock Canyon...

4 years 1 month ago

Aspen schools seek tax increase

The Aspen School District is asking voters to approve a property tax increase of $1.2 million a year to help close a budget shortfall. The school board voted unanimously on Tuesday to put the issue on the ballot this fall. School officials say the increase would amount to a...

4 years 3 months ago

Future of Incline to be discussed

The public will get a chance to give input next week on the future of the old Manitou Incline. Meetings are set for July 13, 14 and 15 at Manitou Springs City Hall. The City of Colorado Springs and the City of Manitou Springs are hosting several focused discussions...

4 years 3 months ago

Garden of the Gods summer programs

The Garden of the Gods offers many interesting and educational talks about wildlife, plants and geology in the park. Free Guided Walks 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily Free Nature Presentations Throughout each day Summer Fun at the Garden (Reservations Required: 719-219-0108)...

4 years 5 months ago

"Paws for Trails" hike planned

Join Wag N' Wash and the Trails and Open Space Coalition for a doggie hike on Saturday, April 24th. All participants receive a special dog "goodie bag" along with a mini-session on dog trail etiquette. Here's a chance for both you and your dog to have a great hike...

4 years 7 months ago

Search and Rescue warns hikers

El Paso County Search and Rescue is warning hikers and recreational 4 wheelers to be prepared for a long wait if they go out tonight or tomorrow morning. An impending snow storm is expected to make conditions hazardous. Steve Sperry with El Paso County Search and Rescue released a...

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