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  1. Highway 96 reopens between Wetmore and WestcliffeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | The Gazette

    A massive landslide occurred on Highway 96 at mile marker 16 between Westcliffe and Wetmore on Sunday, July 15. A massive landslide occurred on Highway 96 at mile marker 16 between Westcliffe and Wetmore on Sunday, July 15. CO 96, between Wetmore and Westcliffe, now open following rockfall mitigation. Crews worked throughout the day to bring down rocks in a controlled environment.

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  2. Southern Colorado highway closed after flash flooding, landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | The Gazette

    Emergency crews were faced with 500-pound boulders and much more in the roadway as they tried to get everything clear for drivers after a rare deluge of rain Sunday, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. Highway 96 between Wetmore and Westcliffe was closed starting about 6 p.m. Sunday.

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  3. Sangre de Christo road trip hike, and Ute Pass Trail reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... along the way. To get there: Take state Highway 115 from the Springs to Florence, then state Highway 67 south to Wetmore. Go west on state Highway 96 to Westcliffe, south on state Highway 69, and turn right onto County Road 140 (some maps will show ...

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  4. Spring Creek fire devours another 15,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    A helicopter moves along ridges to make water drops on the Spring Creek Fire that continues to burn in Costilla County on Tuesday in La Veta. The lightning-caused Adobe Fire burning near Wetmore was still estimated to be 85 acres with 0 percent containment Wednesday afternoon.

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  5. Colorado fires reach historic sizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Chaffee County Times

    ... wn about 100 acres since Monday, Inciweb reported. The Adobe Peak Fire, which broke out Monday about 6 miles west of Wetmore, has grown to about 85 acres.

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  6. Florence cancels its fireworks display as wildfires continue to spread across ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... of July celebration because of the ongoing fires across the state. On Monday, the Adobe Fire, about 6 miles west of Wetmore, caused pre-evacuation in Custer County and the Florence Mountain Park area. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office reported ...

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  7. Adobe Fire near Wetmore estimated at 85 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Custer County Sheriff Shannon Byerly, left, gives an update on the Adobe Fire to Fremont County Commissioner Tim Payne at the Wet Mountain Fire Station on Tuesday. Mid-day cloud coverage Tuesday helped to moderate the Adobe Fire that is burning about five miles west of Wetmore near the Fremont County line.

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  8. Wildfires burning across Colorado, including Adobe Fire near WetmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    A wildfire is visible near Wetmore. The photo was taken from Colo. 67 near the Custer and Fremont County line.

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  9. CU Buffs teack and field teams primed for NCAA West prelimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Buffzone

    Colorado senior Val Constien enters the NCAA West Track and Field Preliminaries seeded 15th in the steeplechase. For Wetmore, Colorado's longtime cross country and track and field coach, it's all about respecting the training process and honing a sharp mental edge.

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  10. CU Buffs track and field squads primed for NCAA West prelimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Buffzone

    Colorado senior Val Constienn enters the NCAA West Track and Field Preliminaries seeded 15th in the steeplechase. For Wetmore, Colorado's longtime cross country and track and field coach, it's all about respecting the training process and honing a sharp mental edge.

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  11. William E. Abrams 1945...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... of the home; children, William L. Abrams, Denese (Jody) Edwards, all of Great Bend, Elizabeth (Aaron) Davis, of Wetmore, CO; Jamie (Amy) Cruce, of Pratt, KS, Stephanie Brown-Silmon, Leslie (Eric) Clayton, all of Salina; sister, Alta Scheibler, of ...

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  12. Bishop Castle fire destroys gift shop, leaves creators of Custer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Denver Post

    Rye, Beulah and Wetmore Fire Departments responded to the blaze along with Custer County Sheriff's deputies around 5:30 a.m on Wednesday The gift shop at Bishop Castle, a fabled attraction west of Pueblo, burned to the ground March 28, 2018. Owner Jim Bishop said revenue from the store, stocked with Renaissance weaponry and trinkets, paid his rent.

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  13. Bishop Castle, Legendary Colorado Landmark, Closed by FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Denver Westword

    Bishop Castle , the legendary roadside attraction that Jim Bishop began building five decades ago along Colorado 165 in the San Isabel National Forest, just outside of the tiny town of Wetmore, has gone through some tough times lately. Back in 2015, when Jim and his wife, Phoebe, were both battling health problems, David Merrill, a man they considered a friend, talked Jim into making him a trustee of Bishop Castle.

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  14. Fire strikes at Bishop's CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... destroyed the gift shop/residence and a small outbuilding at Bishop's Castle, but the castle itself was unscathed. ( Wetmore Volunteer Fire Department / Facebook Photo ) Jim Bishop poses for a photo in front of the castle he has been building by ...

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  15. Cubs orphaned after mother was euthanized returning to wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... out of its home at Wet Mountain Wet Mountain Wildlife Rehabilitation, a nonprofit animal rehabilitation operation in Wetmore, Colo. Orphan bear triplets, banished from Colorado Springs' swank Broadmoor neighborhood for eating human food, have spent ...

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  16. Presentation on Charles Goodnight to be November 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Lamar Daily News

    ... also talk about the Nolan Land Grant, the large range the Longhorns grazed, including the Babcock's Hole Ranch in Wetmore, CO, the building of his magnificent stone barn in 1870 and his eventual move to the Palo Duro Canyon in the Panhandle of Texas ...

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  17. San Carlos District firefighters working Wet Mountains fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... from eastern Fremont and Custer counties, as well as western Pueblo County, including from Pueblo to Caon City and Wetmore. Fire managers ask residents not report the smoke unless there is personal danger. The public is reminded that the ...

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