El Paso County Newswire

El Paso County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for El Paso County, CO.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,215 in El Paso County, CO

  1. Suspicious fire damages home in Manitou Springs historic districtRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... two-and-a-half story home has nine rooms and has an estimated current market value of $259,908, according to El Paso County tax records, which list Ross J. Ullrich of Littleton as the owner. The Manitou Springs Historic Preservation District said ...

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  2. Feature StoriesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | New Falcon Herald

    While NextEra Energy Resources continues to construct a wind farm in eastern El Paso County, a coalition of concerned residents in the area has been fighting the project by filing a lawsuit against NextEra and the EPC Board of County Commissioners. The same coalition filed an injunction to halt construction on the wind farm until a decision on the lawsuit had been reached.

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  3. News BriefsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | New Falcon Herald

    ... Call Bob for how you can help the Exchange Club -- 719-641-0752. Human services opens satellite office The El Paso County Department of Human Services has opened a new satellite office to better assist clients in Eastern Colorado Springs. The office ...

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  4. Flooding in FalconRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | New Falcon Herald

    The record-breaking rainfall across El Paso County in May flooded basements, eroded parks and closed roads. Falcon Highway, Garrett Road and Jones Road were impacted by flooded streams.

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  5. Patrols increase as Fourth of July weekend beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... all over the sky. Those are the ones we'll be getting calls for," said Deputy Sheriff Nick Berklich with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office, Colorado Springs police and Colorado State Patrol will step up patrols through ...

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  6. Road trip hike: Roxborough State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... Colorado Springs for over 23 years. He is the president of the Friends of Cheyenne Canon and a member of the El Paso County Parks Advisory Board. You can follow him on Twitter ( @hikingbob ), Facebook ( Hiking Bob ), or visit his website ( ...

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  7. Western heritage thrives on El Paso County longhorn ranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Westerner

    Stan Searle has a dramatic way of reminding people of the Western heritage in these parts. He and local cowboys at noon Thursday will herd about 40 head of wicked-looking Texas longhorn cattle down Tejon Street.

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  8. El Paso County seeking help locating 15-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denver Post

    A 15-year-old boy has been missing since May, and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public in locating him.

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  9. Sheriff's office investigators fear for safety of missing El Paso County teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says a 15-year-old boy hasn't been seen since May 27. Dorien McClendon was last seen in the county, though the sheriff's office didn't specify where or offer any other details about the circumstances surrounding his disappearance. The sheriff's office says investigators have received information that is causing them to worry about McClendon's safety.

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  10. Where Fireworks Can't Be Used In Southern ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KKTV

    ... fireworks within the city limits, they will be ticketed, and fined up to $2,500. Some fireworks are legal in El Paso County. View the full list by clicking the link on the side of this page. As for the City of Pueblo, fireworks are only legal from ...

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  11. AWOL Fort Carson soldier arrested in Canon CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... th at the Grand River Canyon Apartments in northern Colorado Springs on June 3. Kimsey was transferred to the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center. He had seven arrest warrants there, Canon City police said.

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  12. Disease risk from insects, weeds downplayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Local officials said Thursday that a prevalence of weeds is not contributing to an increase in fleas and ticks linked to several diseases transmitted to animals. Earlier this week, the El Paso County Public Health Department confirmed that a rabbit found dead near Yoder tested positive for tularemia -- a bacterial infection also known as rabbit fever.

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  13. Changes on the way for "No Man's Land"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Changes are on the way to a busy avenue in southern Colorado. El Paso County, the city of Colorado Springs, the city of Manitou Springs and the Colorado Department of Transportation are working together on the Westside Avenue Action Plan.

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  14. Severe thunderstorm warning allowed to expireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... e east side of town. A severe thunderstorm warning that was issued for central Teller County and west central El Paso County until 2:45 p.m. has been allowed to expire.

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  15. Dog, rabbit infected with tularemia in El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... treated with antibiotics. Those that have come in contact with the dog are being monitored. According to El Paso County Public Health, no one has tested positive for the disease. County health officials are warning people to be careful around dead ...

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  16. Last Ditch effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... a total of 500 acre-feet of water, which would normally supply their fields, to nearby Fowler and the El Paso County cities of Fountain and Security, 80 miles away. Under the agreement, communities can use the farm water to supply homes and recharge ...

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  17. Coming or going?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... of the state's support. "The support from the community, for not only the soldier but their families," says El Paso County Commissioner Dennis Hisey via email, "is also something that is not matched in other communities." More tangible, Hisey adds, ...

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  18. Legacy Loop is funded, YMCA will manage the Senior CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... addition of underpasses, pedestrian bridges and other safe trail crossings," according to GOCO. Meanwhile, El Paso County has announced that it is reopening certain trails and recreation areas that were damaged by heavy rains and flooding. Among the ...

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  19. Fireworks Lovers Have A Legal Alternative Just Across The BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | CBS Local

    ... retailers," he said. "Trying to stay away from some the ones that are dangerous," Rob Frederick from El Paso County said. "We don't want fires, obviously." Those who just want to watch fireworks instead of setting off their own can find a list of ...

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  20. Vehicle wanted in connection with Colorado Springs homicide foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Denver Post

    ... nd took the driver, 22-year-old Joseph Tyler Kimsey, into custody. Kimsey was wanted on seven warrants out of El Paso County for failure to appear on crimes including fraud, vehicle theft and "dangerous drugs," the release said.

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