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  1. Construction crews at new Canon City Starbucks discover hand-dug wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    A well discovered Wednesday at 1315 Royal Gorge Blvd. is lined with stones throughout and shows excellent workmanship, according to Fremont County Historical Society Chair Carol McNew. Fremont County Historical Society Chair Carol McNew said that the well is 42 feet deep and was dug in the early 1880s as far as the research can show.

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  2. Self-order kiosks, mobile customer parking part of McDonald's $111-million Colorado update planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Denver Post

    McDonald's and its local franchisees are combining to invest $111 million in physical and technological upgrades at 140 Colorado restaurants this year and next, the company has announced. The work, which ranges from remodeling to complete rebuilds, is part of a $6 billion modernization effort McDonald's will roll out across the U.S. by the end 2020, according to a news release issued Tuesday.

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  3. Canon City's Dawson Ranch still coping with storm aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Denver Post

    Dawson Ranch resident Judy Repass talks about the West Corridor Ditch located next to her home that was filled with running water, strong enough to move some of the boulders, during the July 23 hailstorm and flood. The city has added boulders to serve as barriers and slow the water, but more work needs to be done.

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  4. Convicted rapist Christopher Lawyer eligible for parole hearing in July 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Denver Post

    Convicted rapist Christopher Lawyer will get a parole hearing next July, one year after he was sent back to prison for violating parole for the second time since his initial release in 2016. The parole board decided three weeks ago to send Lawyer back to prison after several parole violations in California, where he had moved after a parole violation and several unsuccessful attempts to live in Boulder County.

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  5. Colorado takes back 15,000 tablets from inmates because of security concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Denver Post

    Colorado Department of Corrections inmate Andrew Stiern uses a GTL Inspire Tablet to play a card game in his cell at the Four Mile Correctional Center May 3, 2017 in Canon City. The Colorado Department of Corrections has taken away 15,000 tablets from prison inmates across the state because of unspecified security problems, authorities say.

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  6. Senate president starts fundraising campaign to put Donald Trump's portrait up at Colorado CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Denver Post

    Colorado Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, wants your help raising money to put a portrait of the president up at the statehouse. "We've all seen the news.

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  7. Fremont County's historic Hotel St. Cloud bought by restoration contractor for $80KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Denver Post

    Restoring places and people and reviving small towns is what Unbridled Contractors does, and when company representatives saw the potential in the Hotel St. Cloud, they felt it was a natural fit with their mission. The historic Hotel St. Cloud at Seventh and Main streets in Canon City was purchased for $80,000 during a live auction Thursday.

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  8. How to have a family-friendly trip to Canon City that will put a smile on your kids' facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Denver Post

    The look on my daughter's face as we prepared to climb into our raft was the perfect mix of trepidation and excitement. She was almost 8 years old and had never done anything like this before, but there she was - wetsuit, helmet, and wide eyes - stepping into the Arkansas River which swirled around her ankles.

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  9. Fremont County Sheriff's Office investigating homicide after woman's body foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Denver Post

    The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a woman's body was found in the Chinook Drive area, which is south of Canon City. Fremont County deputies were dispatched to that area off of Oak Creek Grade Road on Sunday for a report of a dead body.

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  10. Wildfire in Fremont County burning in rugged terrain 9 miles north of Canon CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Denver Post

    The Natty fire has burned about 30 acres, and firefighters from the federal, state and local agencies are battling the blaze in Phantom Canyon, according to the BLM Colorado Wildfire Information. #COFire Update: New Fire, #NattyFire , in Phantom Canyon north of Canon City.

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  11. The Spot newsletter: Remembering Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan, Tom Steyer ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Denver Post

    Welcome back to The Spot, where The Denver Post's politics team captures what's happening this week - from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C. The University of Colorado A Line is in the news again and Denver's Green Roof Initiative is not going to look like the policy voters passed in November 2017. Unfortunately, we also have to report that Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan lost his battle with cancer over the weekend .

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  12. Colorado lawmakers send anti-gerrymandering reforms to November's ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Denver Post

    The two measures are designed to make it harder for lawmakers to distort how the state's electoral maps are drawn Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, shakes hands with House Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, after signing a resolution at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Lawmakers joined Gov. John Hickenlooper to kick off a formal campaign to establish independent redistricting and reapportionment commissions.

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  13. Jury convicts Colorado man accused of setting person on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Denver Post

    The Pueblo Chieftain reports 35-year-old Michael Scavarda , of Canon City, was convicted Friday of assault, arson and menacing but was acquitted of the most serious charge of attempted murder. He is set to be sentenced July 17. Investigators say Scavarda told them he was mad at 41-year-old Jason Crowder for telling his girlfriend that he was cheating on her.

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  14. Centennial South prison will stay shuttered after Colorado lawmakers reject bid to reopen itRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Denver Post

    The fence surrounding Centennial South during a tour of the Centennial South Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City -- which closed and moved the last of its 316 inmates to other state systems based upon inmate needs -- on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Colorado State Penitentiary II, background, sits vacant inside a larger correctional complex, outside Canon City, in southern Colorado, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015.

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  15. After whirlwind back-and-forth, a Colorado road funding compromise...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Denver Post

    The bipartisan plan, announced by House Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, allocates $495 million in taxpayer dollars to transportation this year and another $150 million next year. After that, the legislature would dedicate $50 million annually to road funding for the subsequent 20 years.

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  16. Colorado "red flag" gun bill passes Democratic-controlled House...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Denver Post

    Legislation that would allow Colorado judges to order the seizure of guns from people who are considered a "significant risk" to themselves or others passed out of the Democratic-controlled House on Friday night with almost no Republican support. House Bill 1436 cleared the chamber by a 37-23 vote - with two Republicans voting "aye" - but not before facing another round of GOP backlash.

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  17. Colorado Sen. Randy Baumgardner stripped of committee positions at...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Denver Post

    Sen. Randy Baumgardner stands on the senate floor before a vote at the Colorado State Capitol on Thursday, April 26, 2018. State Sen. Randy Baumgardner has been stripped of several committee positions in the Colorado legislature as punishment for findings in a recently released report substantiating harassment allegations against him.

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  18. Transgender inmate raped, beaten in Canon City prison hours after...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Denver Post

    A transgender prison inmate who identifies as a female was raped hours after a federal federal judge denied her request not to be sent to a pod occupied by male inmates who had previously propositioned her or threatened to rape her, the inmate's attorney claims. This undated photo provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections shows inmate Lindsay Saunders-Velez at the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City, Colo.

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  19. Democrats say they will try again to expel GOP Colorado Sen. Randy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Denver Post

    State Sen. Randy Baumgardner, a Republican from Hot Sulphur Springs, has been formally accused of sexual harassment. Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded his resignation.

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  20. Republican lawmakers want to prohibit Colorado teachers from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Denver Post

    Jeffco Public Schools teachers are planning to walk out Thursday, while Denver Public Schools teachers are planning to demonstrate on Friday Two Republican state lawmakers have introduced a bill seeking to prohibit Colorado teachers from striking and make it so they would face firing, fines or even jail time if they do so anyway. The measure's chances of becoming law are miniscule - with the Democratic-controlled House unlikely to support it and some GOP lawmakers weary themselves - though it has injected another level of debate and controversy into the already simmering issue.

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