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  • Amtrak adds second ski slope trip from downtown Denver

    Jesse Paul, Denver Post
    Updated: 5 min ago

    Amtrak has added a second Ski Train trip from Denver to Winter Park Resort later this month after overwhelming demand for what was originally planned as a one-time-only revival. All 400 tickets for the first trip — created as part of the ski area's 75th anniversary — on March 14...

  • Questions about petitions to recall Colorado Springs councilwoman raised at hearing

    By monica mendoza -
    Updated: 23 min ago

    Southeast Colorado Springs resident Robert Blancken raised questions Monday about the recall petition against District 4 City Councilwoman Helen Collins, including whether people who collect signatures need to be registered voters. Some of the petition pages did not have proper...

  • Amy Lathen touts record as county commissioner in bid to be Colorado Springs mayor

    By monica mendoza -
    Updated: 24 min ago

    Amy Lathen came out guns blazing with ideas about how she would transform the Colorado Springs mayor's office and local government. She would work to eliminate the business personal property tax; she would move the mayor's office into City Hall for better communication with the City...

  • Klingenschmitt's 'dead bureaucrats' bill goes to graveyard

    Updated: 25 min ago

    DENVER - Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt unveiled "Mr. Bones" in a House committee Monday, a miniature fake skeleton he said represents all of the dead bureaucrats responsible for some of the 40 bound volumes of administrative rules he would like to see reviewed. But after a few skeletal...

  • Rocky Mountain National Park closes areas to protect raptors

    Associated Press
    Updated: 54 min ago

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — Rocky Mountain National Park has closed several areas to hikers and climbers to protect raptor nesting sites. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says wildlife managers decided to temporarily close the areas so the birds of prey can nest undisturbed. The...

  • Forecast: Get ready for snow, slick commute around Colorado Springs

    By jakob rodgers -
    Updated: 56 min ago

    Another blast of Artic air rushed over the Palmer Divide on Tuesday morning on its way to Colorado Springs - likely meaning one last dash of snow this week. Temperatures in Colorado Springs hit freezing around 7:45 a.m., and forecasters said colder air should arrive later Tuesday...

  • Wolf Creek gets more than 4 feet of snow from storm

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    DENVER — Snowfall from the latest storm to hit Colorado's mountains has already surpassed 4 feet around Wolf Creek Pass. The Wolf Creek Ski Area says it has received 52 inches of snow as of Tuesday morning from the storm that moved in Friday. The National Weather Service says...

  • Red Mountain Pass in Colorado closed because of avalanche

    Associated Press
    Updated: 57 min ago

    DURANGO — Transportation officials say Red Mountain Pass in southwest Colorado is closed because of an avalanche. The Durango Herald reports ( ) the slide left a debris pile 6 feet deep and 200 feet long on U.S. Highway 550 south of Ouray on Sunday night. No...

  • Employees seek damages for 'evil,' 'outrageous' behavior by former El Paso County sheriff Terry Maketa

    By Kassondra Cloos -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A federal lawsuit filed Monday claims former El Paso County Undersheriff Paula Presley kept a "missing" Internal Affairs file on the current sheriff at her house during a highly publicized controversy. The suit seeks damages for "evil" and "outrageous" behavior on behalf of Presley...

  • Trial delayed for Colorado man accused of pushing wife off cliff

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER — The murder trial for a man accused of shoving his second wife off a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park has been delayed. The Denver Post reports ( ) 58-year-old Harold Henthorn's trial has been pushed back until Sept. 14 so his attorneys have...