Colorado

Construction continues on 38,000 square-foot visitor center atop Pikes Peak
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By Amanda Hancock, The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS — Upon arriving at the top of Pikes Peak, visitors might not expect to see a bustling construction site in the middle of the breathtaking views they came for. Sometimes they pass by workers clad in hard hats and neon vests, like the site’s project manager Rob Clough, and ask, […]

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Bike theft is on the rise in Denver. Here’s how to prevent it and what to do if your bike is stolen.
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It only took a few seconds for Paul Custer’s bike to be stolen in broad daylight, with the thief using it as the getaway vehicle. It was lunchtime in a Denver neighborhood. Custer and his wife were home when it happened. She heard a bang — the sound of the thief breaking into their detached […]

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‘We stand here heartbroken’; health department forces Santa’s Workshop to shut down
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CASCADE, Colo.(KXRM) — A press conference was held on Tuesday at Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole in Cascade after it was forced to shut down by the state health department. “Today, we stand here, heartbroken. The idea of constant mingling of non-household contacts is occurring at Zoos, Royal Gorge, other parks, and not being […]

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RTD resumes fare collection, front-door boarding
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DENVER (KDVR) — The Regional Transportation District announced Wednesday that it resumed fare collection and front-door boarding on all buses. RTD said it suspended fare collection and instituted rear-door boarding on April 5 to enhance safety across the system and provide for distance between operators and the public due to COVID-19. Riders will have the option […]

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Jeffco health officials express concern over the number of fans at Bandimere Speedway
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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — In a letter sent to John Bandimere on Monday, Jefferson County Public Health Executive Director, Dr. Mark Johnson, asks that Bandimere Speedway provide it’s protocols to follow Public Health Order(PHO) 20-28 for it’s upcoming July 4th event. Dr. Johnson sites many concerns over potential violation of state orders including; ensuring […]

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The Colorado National Guard provided COVID-19 tests for first responders
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CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The Colorado National Guard’s Mobile Testing and Training teams provided COVID-19 tests for over 250 first responders working on wildland fire suppression in Cortez and Pagosa Springs from June 22-29. “We are a rapid response team tasked to go out and get ahead of any outbreaks,” said U.S. Army Capt. Brian Doble, […]

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This popular waterfall hike joins the list of Colorado trails being loved to death
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Proximity to scenic beauty does have its drawbacks. Sometimes it creates tension, overcrowding and calls for better management, especially in a state with a booming population and record-breaking crowds in outdoor spaces, and that’s certainly the case at Maxwell Falls in the foothills of Jefferson County. Only five miles southwest of Evergreen, the hike to […]

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