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Funds needed to help with everyday animal care, animal medical fund and equipment replacement
The Monument Bull Bash was a first for the area and was a lot of fun for people who came to watch but it also raised money for a good cause.
When the Black Forest Fire started Chief Bob Harvey of the Black Forest Fire/Rescue said he saw the smoke and immediately called it in and requested a brush truck.
Students at Edith Wolford Elementary School in Black Forest have had a traumatic summer and when they go back to school in the fall there will be some sense of normalcy.
The Lewis-Palmer School District 38 Board of Education voted unanimously to seek a mill levy override in the upcoming November election.
An arrest warrant has been issued for reality television star Beth Chapman for the alleged harassment of a teenage girl at Monument Lake.
A bomb threat was called in to the Walgreens on Baptist Road forcing the evacuation of the store.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect who robbed the People's Bank on Woodmoor Drive and is asking for the public's assistance for help identifying the suspect.
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa has received praise for his handling of the Black Forest Fire and his stance on gun control laws and many in the community think he should make a run for governor but he is not planning to run for office.
Customers of Donala Water and Sanitation District have assigned watering days, but they are not the same as Colorado Springs Utilities.
Fundraising efforts to help restore Palmer Lake are underway with the first concert in the Summer Festival 2013 bringing in $4,500.
By now everyone living in the Pikes Peak region has seen the destruction from the Waldo Canyon Fire and Black Forest Fire.
Many students and staff members in both Academy School District 20 and Lewis-Palmer School District 38 were affected by the Black Forest Fire in some way or another.
Just a little over a week after the most destructive fire in Colorado history started the fire is now 95 percent contained and some residents have been allowed to go home.
During a community meeting for Black Forest resident emotions ran high for those seeking information about assistance, the status of their homes and when they would be allowed re-entry.
The Black Forest Fire is still at five percent containment but El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa is very pleased that the firefighters haven't lost any additional ground and there were no additional structures lost on the second night of the fire.
Two people have died as a result of the Black Forest Fire. El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said the remains of two people have been found.
The Black Forest Fire has destroyed 360 homes making it the worst wildfire in the Colorado history.
The Black Forest Fire has consumed nearly 8,500 acres and burned close to 100 buildings 24 hours after it started.
Black Forest is home to two Academy School District 20 elementary schools, and the morning after the fire started, the schools were still standing.
Nine hours after the Black Forest Fire started nearly 8,000 acres have burned and the fire is at zero percent containment.
A small fire in Palmer Lake near the railroad tracks was quickly contained before it spread.
Pam Smith, who has been the interim town manager for the town of Monument for the past six months, was named town manager at the last board of trustees meeting.
The El Paso County Board of Commissioners approved the final plat for the Eagle Forest subdivision in Black Forest with an amendment.
Residents of the Tri-Lakes area were invited to a public scoping meeting about potential plans by the Bureau of Land Management to open drilling leases.
Veterans were honored at the Monument cemetery during an annual Memorial Day ceremony.
The town of Monument is the place to be to celebrate the Fourth of July this summer. The annual parade and street fair is always a draw to historic downtown Monument and this year the fireworks will take place at Monument Lake.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man who robbed the People's National Bank.
On May 29 Cadet First Class William LaRivee will join more than 1,000 other cadets as their four years at the United States Air Force Academy comes to an end and they receive their hard-earned diplomas and become officers.
Once again the streets of historic downtown Monument will be lined up with cars of all makes and models when the annual Tri-Lakes Cruisers Benefit Car Show rolls into town in June.
The Awake the Lake committee in Palmer Lake needs more members and is hoping others step up to serve on sub committees to help with the effort to find ways to fill the lake and keep it filled.
Customers of Donala Water and Sanitation District learned about the long-term and short-term issues the district is facing and how the issues are being addressed during a community meeting last week.
No action was taken on the Eagle Forest subdivision final plat at the May 14 El Paso Board of County Commissioners meeting and instead the commissioners voted to continue it on May 28.
There's nothing like spending a warm spring or summer evening visiting downtown merchants, viewing art, meeting authors and listening to live music.
Community residents who want to volunteer their time to cleaning-up and making Monument look beautiful can take part in `Take Pride in Monument Day.'
The Monument Hill Foundation, the granting arm of the Monument Hill Kiwanis Club, is once again seeking applicants for the 2013-2014 granting year.
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and County Commissioner Daryll Glenn hosted a town hall at Lewis-Palmer High School in Monument on May 2 to discuss current legislation, crime trends, an update on ballot measure 1A and how they are preparing for wild fire season.
The Discovery Canyon Campus community is grieving the loss of one of their own after a student tragically died after engaging in what is known as the “choking game.”
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 student population has nearly doubled in recent years. But at the same time, the number of teachers and administrators has significantly dropped.
The Air Force Academy has won the National Security Agency's Cyber Defense Exercise for the second year in a row, outscoring teams from other military academies in the U.S. and Canada.
Members of the Monument Hill Country Club have been informed there will soon be new management in place.
The El Paso Board of County Commissioners approved the vacation and replat of Doewood Drive but denied a name change for a portion of the road.
Palmer Lake resident Doug Laufer crossed the finish line and a minute later heard the explosion.
Lewis-Palmer High School social studies teacher Ken LeSage will spend five weeks in China this summer after being awarded the Fulbright-Hays Scholarship.
Serranos not only serves up a great cup of coffee, but the coffee shop is the hub for many Tri-Lakes residents. And the owners give back to the community in many ways.
Thomas Guolee, reportedly a white supremacist gang member and wanted for questioning in the Tom Clements murder investigation, is now in the custody of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
The Monument Board of Trustees approved a replat, and a second amendment, to the final planned development site plan for the Promontory Pointe subdivision.
Who can it be now? In what is their biggest headliner yet, the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts will welcome Colin Hay, former frontman for the 1980s band Men at Work to the stage.
The town of Monument hopes to install way finding signs around town by the Fourth of July to direct visitors to area attractions.