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Garrison Wells

Police Reporter

  • Southern Colorado group looks for ways to battle tumbleweeds

    Updated: Sat, Mar 15, 2014

    The battle against tumbleweeds may have to be waged without the state's help. So far, Colorado officials say they have no resources to help southeast Colorado counties combat the explosion of tumbleweeds sparked by drought. "They're still looking, but they really don't have any...

  • Ramblin' Man: Colorful Colorado and other signs of the times

    Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    Colorado is "colorful." Maryland welcomes you and tells you who their governor is. Texas says drive friendly, "the Texas way." Every state has,some type of logo or motto on their state border signs. And it's likely that, somewhere in your photo albums, you have pictures of one....

  • CDOT says it has 'cobbled together' money for Cimarron/I-25 interchange

    Published: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    The Colorado Department of Transportation has pulled funds "from a variety of sources" to ensure that the Pikes Peak region's most important road project will get the money it needs. Local officials were concerned this month when they learned that all of the funds to complete the $95...

  • Austin Bluffs closures include Brenner Place

    Updated: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    The left turn lane at the Brenner Place intersection for westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be closed until Fall 2014 when the Austin Bluffs Parkway median reconstruction is completed, according to a news release from Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority.  Other upcoming...

  • Pipeline construction on Constitution to affect traffic

    Updated: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    Pipeline work on Constitution Avenue will impact traffic from Friday (March 14) through March 17. The temporary closure will restrict westbound motorists on Constitution from turning left (south) onto Hannah Ridge, according to a news release from  Colorado Springs Utilities. Other...

  • Taking bets on gambling: Several Colorado communities consider gaming to revive economies

    Updated: Mon, Mar 10, 2014

    If a fledgling Colorado group led by a Rhode Island company has its way, gambling in Colorado will expand to Arapahoe, Pueblo and Mesa counties. - Other moves are afoot to expand gaming on the Western Slope, and in Trinidad it's getting consideration. - Already rising as a mecca for...

  • Ramblin' man on Denver radio about Tumbleweeds

    Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    Ramblin’ Man was interviewed Friday morning on KUVO, A Denver jazz station. The interview was about his story on tumbleweeds running amok in Southern Colorado. Here’s the lead of that story and a link. Water-starved Colorado is becoming fertile ground for unexpected –...

  • Highway condition cameras installed in S. Colorado

    Updated: Thu, Mar 6, 2014

    For motorists through Southern Colorado, the Colorado Department of Transportation Region  has installed seven total highway cameras. Those cameras can be viewed for highway conditions at the  CDOT’s traveler information site (www.cotrip.org). Go to  COTRIP, choose the orange the...

  • I-25 lane closings scheduled

    Updated: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    The two left lanes of southbound Interstate 25 will be closed north of North Academy Boulevard late Thursday night. They will be shut between 11 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, according to a news release from the Colorado Department of Transportation. The far left lane and the...

  • RAMBLIN' MAN: Blue tourism signs add $700K to CDOT coffers annually

    Published: Sat, Mar 1, 2014

    Bob Muldrow likes the "Welcome to Colorado Springs" sign halfway between North Gate Boulevard and Interquest Parkway on southbound Interstate 25. He's not so crazy about the sign in front of it. It's blue and big and "almost hides the nice Welcome to Colorado Springs" sign, he said....

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