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1 year 2 weeks ago

Fire stops train; schools stay safe

MONUMENT - Lower winds are helping firefighters gain control of a wildland fire that burned just west of I-25 in northeastern El Paso County. The fire began in barn near Old Denver Road and Baptist Road just after 10:00 a.m. and reportedly spread into the trees. The barn is...

1 year 2 weeks ago

Fire burning near Monument

Update: News5 crews on the scene are reporting that the fire is under control. The barn was destroyed, but the nearby house is still standing. Monument Police tell us that the property affected is the 3rd oldest homestead in Monument. Update: According to witnesses at a nearby business, the...

1 year 8 months ago

Corrections director remembered for his reforms

COLORADO SPRINGS - His colleagues called him a visionary leader. Slain Department of Corrections Director Tom Clements introduced a number of reforms during his two years in charge of the state prison system. Clements presided over an era of declining inmate populations and championed ideas to keep the population...

2 years 1 week ago

Fire reported at Monument Post Office

MONUMENT - Members of the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Department were called to the post office when an automatic fire alarm sounded sometime after 7:30 p.m. Lt. Ryan Graham of Tri-Lakes F.D. said when his crews arrived there was a visible haze in the building. They evacuated the postal employees...

2 years 10 months ago

District seeks opinions on bus fee proposal

Lewis Palmer School District 38 in Monument is the latest district in our area to consider charging students for bus rides. The district is currently gathering input about the plan which would tentatively begin in the 2012-2013 school year. Anyone in the Monument area is encouraged to vote in...

2 years 11 months ago

Grade schools closed in Monument

Administrators in Lewis Palmer School District 38 have closed all elementary schools today because of the changing weather conditions. All morning and afternoon kindergarten and preschool classes are canceled as well. The district has been under a 2 hour delayed start for the day.

3 years 7 months ago

Accident turns deadly in Monument

A crash on Highway 83 near Highway 105 in Monument has left one woman dead. The single-car roll-over crash happened just after 7:30 tonight. The driver suffered minor injuries, but the woman passenger was flown to Penrose where she died. Highway 83 is still closed in both directions tonight....

4 years 7 months ago

Community grieves loss of student athlete

Emotions are still raw at Lewis Palmer High School. Students returning from Spring Break Monday morning found grief counselors ready to help them cope. Word spread quickly over the weekend that Levi Patrick, a senior here, was killed in a car accident Saturday coming back from a road trip...

4 years 11 months ago

Lewis-Palmer D-38 to make big cuts

Parents and students may be facing some major changes in the coming year as Lewis-Palmer School District 38 struggles to cut it's budget. The school board has to cut about $3 million dollars from the coming year's budget. It looks as if one of the first things to go to...

4 years 11 months ago

Monument celebrating a small town Christmas

Wednesday's snowy weather has plenty of people humming Christmas carols. Monument will launch into full-blown Christmas mode this Friday with the lighting of the Christmas tree in Limbach Park. The event gets underway at 4:30 pm. Limbach Park is also the place to be Saturday morning when Santa and...

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