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Teller County's Nixle notification system reminds everyone that "Teller County is under a burn restriction until further notice. Today is high fire danger and we are expecting high winds. Please … more
Flags go to half-staff on Wednesday at the Air Force Academy in memory of Cadet 1st Class Alexandre Quiros. Cadet Quiros died Thursday at the Academy. Quiros was a senior cadet assigned to Cadet … more
The Upper Monument Creek (UMC) landscape, which has experienced increasingly severe and costly impacts from wildfire, including the record-setting 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire that burned across the … more
To be useful, honorable and compassionate. Seems like it all started as when the pastor talked to him. Doug McKenzie describes it this way. “Pastor Ellen (Fenter) had contacted me about going … more
Suddenly, it is all just too hard. A person needs a break. “The most important thing is that the caregivers are healthy. It is a 24-hour-a-day job,” says Sonja Search of Lifting Spirits, Adult … more
Jessica Allison is a journalism student at the University of Missouri who recently spent a few days working at the Courier learning the ins and outs of small town journalism. Have you seen smoke … more
When asked this week about any specific areas of concern as it pertains to the threat of wildfire, Pikes Peak District Ranger Oscar Martinez tabbed the Upper Monument Creek landscape. “We are … more
Restoring resiliency to the “Wildland Urban Interface” by thinning out dense forest, reducing fuels and collaboratively managing resources like land, water and providing for travel management … more
With much fanfare, the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce moved into the Highway 105 location in 1985, but the building itself has quite a storied history. It’s been a bit transient. According to a … more
Beginning in February, the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce will be relocated to 166 Second Street in Monument, in what was once the town hall, and recently served as Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection … more
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