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2 years 5 months ago

Wildfires burn 7,000 acres in western Colorado

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - Gusty winds have spread two wildfires in western Colorado that have burned more than 7,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of several campgrounds. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Steve Segin says crews are battling a wildfire that has scorched at least 5,000 acres of rugged canyon land...

3 years 5 months ago

Territory Days continue; heat fuels the sales

Not everyone is in the mountains for Memorial Day Weekend; thousands of people are enjoying Territory Days in Old Colorado City. The hot weather fueled the sales today; folks couldn't get enough ice cream, and the guy selling sunglasses made out like a bandit. At Stephanie's Sunglasses, they're saying,...

3 years 6 months ago

Still skiing

DENVER (AP) - This is supposed to be mud season, when most seasonal Colorado ski resort employees have left for the summer and most ski areas are closed. But so much snow has fallen in the Colorado mountains this month that Aspen Mountain is reopening 136 acres at the...

4 years 5 months ago

MeadowGrass campsites filling up quick

Campsites are filling up quickly for the second annual MeadowGrass Music Festival on Memorial Day weekend. The two day festival takes place at the La Foret resort in Black Forest and features roots, Americana, bluegrass, indie and blues music. Only holders of the all-festival pass are eligible to attend...

4 years 5 months ago

Plan ahead for Furlough Friday

This Friday is another Furlough Friday for Colorado state workers, turning the Memorial Day Weekend into a four day weekend for those workers. The El Paso County Motor Vehicle offices have released this info: On Friday, May 28, no Driver's License transactions will be processed in any of the...

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