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  • Injured climber rescued; no details on condition

    Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ASPEN — An injured climber has been airlifted from K-2 Peak southwest of Aspen, but no information on the climber's condition has been released. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Department says a group led by a climbing guide from Aspen Expeditions found the injured person Sunday...

  • Community gets creative in support of families after Monument teens' deaths

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    After the Labor Day car crash that killed two Palmer Ridge High School students and seriously injured a third, three people rolled up their sleeves and tried to make something positive after the tragedy that gripped Monument. Their efforts were simple and straight forward: set up...

  • Teen drinking a timeless problem

    By Debbie Kelley, Andrea SINCLAIR and Maria St. Louis-sanchez The Gazette -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Two teens died, one was injured and a fourth faces charges of vehicular homicide. All were drinking before a Monument-area crash in the early morning hours on Labor Day. Last month, three teens were taken unconscious to hospitals from house parties in Fountain, and several adults...

  • Freeway improvements encourage speeders, but State Patrol is watching

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Newly paved roads and the upcoming end of construction on the Interstate 25 expansion project is causing drivers to be impatient on the roadways, transportation and law enforcement officials say. "Even though it is smooth and you feel like you can go 80 on it, its still a 65-mile per...

  • Homemade explosives cache found in dead Chaffee County man's home

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A 92-year-old man may have died when a homemade explosive went off in his house, leading Chaffee County Sheriff's Office investigators to find a large cache of explosive devices and chemicals used for their manufacture, a sheriff's spokesman said Sunday. Edwin Bartheld's body was...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Protect yourself from social security scams

    By Betty Sexton, Voice of the Consumer -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    When you think about your personal information and what you need to protect the most, your social security number should come to mind. It is one of the most personal identifiers. As you know, a lot of agencies know you by those nine numbers. That's why social security recipients need...

  • Charity supports children who have lost parents to war

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    A Colorado Springs charity that supports the children of fallen troops is hoping for a big turnout at its Saturday fundraiser run at Fox Run Regional Park. Angels of America's Fallen tries to help kids who have lost a parent at war rebuild their lives through sports and activities....

  • Colorado deputies find 2 missing boys

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    FORT COLLINS — Two boys missing in rugged forest north of Rocky Mountain National Park were found alive and well. Larimer County officials say the boys, ages 11 and 12, were separated from their group while hunting small game. They did not require any medical attention when found...

  • 92-year-old man found in Colorado crawlspace

    Associated Press
    Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    SALIDA — Authorities believe a 92-year-old man died accidentally when a homemade device exploded. The Chaffee County sheriff's office at first suspected that Edwin Bartheld died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Turret, a ghost town 12 miles from Salida that has...

  • Lawsuit filed over 2013 skier death at Aspen

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    ASPEN — A civil lawsuit has been filed in a 2013 fatal collision between skiers on Aspen Mountain. The Aspen Times reports (http://bit.ly/1qAgMVS ) the lawsuit filed last week in Pitkin County Court alleges a woman who collided with 48-year-old Natalie Egleston, of Ardmore,...

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