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Shrinking enrollments threaten Teller County schools

In the last 20 years, enrollment at Teller County’s school districts has plunged. In Cripple Creek-Victor School District RE1, enrollment is in a freefall from a peak of 657 students in 1997 to …
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Woodland Park scrambles to combat drain of students, image issues

In the 21st century, school districts rely on marketing to tout the advantages of their schools above all others. The competition is fierce, a result of school choice, charter schools, budget cuts …
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Open enrollment has hurt some Woodland Park athletic programs

Open enrollment in Colorado means that kids have the choice to attend schools outside their boundaries, or even in other districts and cities. While the practice is fairly common these days, …
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Neurosurgeon opens part-time office in Woodland Park

Suffering from a brain tumor? Maybe you need surgery to treat pain caused by such conditions as trigeminal neuralgia, which causes intense facial pain. Or perhaps you need spinal surgery to …
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Pikes Peak Bill: Giving credit where it’s due to overlooked community member

Shame on me. In praising our generous readers for pitching in to help Woodland Park observe its first ever National Night Out, I overlooked someone who deserved a ton of credit for helping make …
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Canine athletes need special care, too

Many of us with active and outdoorsy lifestyles have dogs that likewise are active and outdoorsy. It’s common to see people walking, running, … More

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