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  1. Two die in three-car crash on U.S. 50 west of Canon City; alcohol suspected to be factorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Denver Post

    Alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor in a crash that left two people dead Tuesday night, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The three-vehicle crash happened at about 8 p.m. on Eight Mile Hill, west of Canon City, prompting the closure of U.S. 50 in both directions.

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  2. Broncos Mailbag: Are Denver's inside linebackers not up to task stopping run?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Denver Post

    Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams drags Todd Davis of the Denver Broncos during the first quarter. The Denver Broncos hosted the Los Angeles Rams at Broncos Stadium at Mile High in Denver, Colorado on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.

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  3. Canon City to receive more than $2.7 million from Royal Gorge Bridge & ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Denver Post

    One of Canon City's greatest assets, the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, generates for the city 700 percent more than what it receives in property taxes from local residents. "The property tax levy would have to be a 700-percent increase if it weren't for the bridge," said City Administrator Tony O'Rourke during Monday's proposed 2019 budget hearing.

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  4. Canon City man who set friend on fire seeks sentence reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Denver Post

    The Pueblo Chieftain reports 35-year-old Michael Scavarda of CaA on City was sentenced in July to 15 years in prison after a Fremont County jury found him guilty of assault, arson and menacing charges. Authorities say Scavarda threw gasoline on 41-year-old Jason Crowder and set him on fire in March 2017, causing severe burns.

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  5. Canon City Council reviews proposed expansion of deer hunting seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | Denver Post

    A proposed expansion of the deer hunting season within city limits to control deer herd populations was brought back to the table for discussion. "We're not recommending any changes to the city ordinance," Area Wildlife Manager Jim Aragon said.

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  6. Foul fumes worry Colorado residents as new owner looks to jump-start...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Denver Post

    Colorado residents near a uranium-contaminated mill site that the government has let sit for 34 years as one of the nation's slowest Superfund cleanups have been alerting authorities for six weeks about a foul and as-yet-unexplained odor. This is happening amid signs of progress at the polluted property, following a unique deal that let longtime operator Cotter Corp. pay a Colorado-based turnaround specialist to become the owner of the 2,538-acre site at the base of the Wet Mountains near the Arkansas River.

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  7. New, improved animatronic T. rex set to debut at Canon City Dino ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Denver Post

    The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming their new T. rex at 1 p.m. Oct. 6. The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience enjoyed a successful second year of operations, but their early spring was marked by an isolated electrical problem that came roaring to life in late March, causing their animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur to shoot into a 30-foot wall of flames. Fortunately, no one was injured and the damage was contained to this one animatronic creature, but the result, besides some now famous and iconic photo and video imagery, was a summer of operations sans the king of the dinosaur world: T. rex.

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  8. Pedestrian hit and killed in Canon City on Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Denver Post

    Thomas Shanye O'Bannon, 32, of CaA on City died after being hit by a vehicle in the 2900 block of U.S. 50 in front of the Abbey. According to a press release from the CCPD, officers responded at 8:44 p.m. Monday for a traffic accident that involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.

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  9. Panel approves $1 million to upgrade empty Centennial South prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | Denver Post

    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. The unit was used solely for administrative segregation and is now not able to be used for the general prison population.

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  10. Canon City wants to address stormwater system improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Denver Post

    With three council members absent and two culvert studies pending, the committee agreed to meet again in mid-October to review the study results for the Hydraulic Ditch and Dawson Ranch, as well as to resume talks on financing options and potential projects. The total estimated amount to take care of all the city's stormwater system improvements is about $75 million.

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  11. "We all saw and heard things that cannot be unseen":...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Denver Post

    "We all saw and heard things that cannot be unseen": Family of boy killed in Windsor parade thanks community for support. Eight-year-old Brycen Zerby woke up Monday excited to participate in his church's float in the Windsor Harvest Festival Parade.

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  12. Vigil, funeral services announced for 8-year-old boy killed in Windsor Labor Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Denver Post

    Funeral services for a boy killed Monday at a Labor Day parade in Windsor will be held Friday in Greeley. Brycen Zerby, 8, died Monday after being struck by a parade float sponsored by Generations Church at the Windsor Harvest Festival.

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  13. 2 violent prisoners captured after scaling walls of old Territorial prison in Canon CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Denver Post

    Two violent convicts scaled the outside wall of the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City on Monday morning and took off running, but local police quickly tracked them down and arrested them, authorities say. George Roloff, 41, and Luke Tanner, 61, made it over the rock wall topped with razor wire at 9:30 a.m., said Mark Fairbairn, spokesman for the Colorado Department of Corrections.

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

    Aug 17, 2018 | 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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  15. Self-order kiosks, mobile customer parking part of McDonald's $111-million Colorado update planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | 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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  16. Canon City's Dawson Ranch still coping with storm aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | 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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  17. Convicted rapist Christopher Lawyer eligible for parole hearing in July 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | 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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  18. Colorado takes back 15,000 tablets from inmates because of security concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | 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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  19. Senate president starts fundraising campaign to put Donald Trump's portrait up at Colorado CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | 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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  20. Fremont County's historic Hotel St. Cloud bought by restoration contractor for $80KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | 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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