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False report of an active shooter at a Walmart south of Colorado Springs in Fountain leads to an arrest

FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KKTV) - A man is facing a serious charge after police say he made a fake 911 call. The call came in just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday for the Fountain Walmart off Highway 85. The person calling claimed there was an active shooter. The store was evacuated, and police rushed to the scene. When officers arrived at the area, they were able to quickly determine the report was a lie.
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Colorado women’s missing food trailer recovered thanks to 11 News viewers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - After being reported stolen to the the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, a woman’s missing food trailer was recovered Wednesday morning at the Walmart along Venetucci Boulevard in Colorado Springs. The owner of the trailer, Theresa Petruna, says the trailer was found as a result of the social media pushes by KKTV 11 News.
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Colorado Springs man gored by bison in Yellowstone

A Colorado Springs man was gored by a bison in Yellowstone National Park. Park officials said the bull charged at the man and his family on the boardwalk Monday near the Giant Geyser at Old Faithful. The 34-year-old man suffered an arm injury but is expected to survive. The incident marked the second goring at the park in as many months. In the last goring incident on May 30, an Ohio woman was tossed 10 feet into the air; she suffered a puncture wound but did survive. Visitors are urged to stay at least 25 feet away from all wildlife.
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The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Is a Triumph of Enthusiasm Over Cash

Over a hundred years ago, the mining entrepreneur scion of a wealthy Philadelphia family set his sight on Colorado Springs. He started construction on a swanky, European-inspired hotel back in 1916, but decided he needed an attraction to lure tourists to the region. Setting his sights on a nearby carriage road, winding its way up a neighboring mountain, he had it built up into a highway fit for motor vehicles. Then, he held a race.
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Man gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park in 2nd attack this year

YELLOWSTONE, WY - AUGUST 22: A bison walk through a meadow near the Midway Geyser Basin area of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming on August 22, 2018. Yellowstone is one of the most visited national parks in the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images) (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — A 34-year-old...
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Colorado man gored by bison near Old Faithful at Yellowstone

A 34-year-old man from Colorado Springs, Colorado was gored by a bull bison on Monday at Yellowstone National Park, not far from Old Faithful. The man was walking near Giant Geyser with his family on a boardwalk when the bull charged the group. The family did not leave the area and the bull continued to charge and gore.
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Bison Charges Family, Gores Man at Yellowstone National Park

A 34-year-old man was gored by a bison inside Yellowstone National Park on Monday. He is currently recovering from the incident. The unidentified Colorado Springs man was walking with his family on a boardwalk near Giant Geyser at Old Faithful when a bull bison charged them, according to a press release from NPS. “Family members did not leave the area, and the bull bison continued to charge and gored the [man],” the report read.
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COVID-19 testing site at Chapel Hills Mall to close 6/30

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Mako testing site at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs will close Thursday. El Paso County Public Health, in partnership with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, is continuing the gradual transition to shift COVID-19 testing back into the traditional health care settings and through federal programs including the Test to Treat […]
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COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department arrested a man after he hit a pedestrian with his truck before fleeing the scene. CSPD said it happened Monday just before 5:30 p.m. in a parking lot in the 1700 block of S. Nevada Ave, located just south of E. Ramona Ave. Officers said they received […]
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Divide firefighters participate in Outdoors Day at Mueller State Park

TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- Mueller State Park hosted its first outdoor skills day since the pandemic over the weekend. Saturday, June 24, the rain held off long enough for kids to learn some firefighting techniques from firefighters with the Divide Fire Protection District. Additionally, kids learned information about caving,...
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Tourism is up in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Last year, Colorado Springs saw 23.7 million people visiting the Olympic City. “Over a record year, 2021 proved to be a really super year for us,” said Doug Price, president and CEO of Visit Colorado Springs. Over the last few years, 2019 held the record for the highest number of visitors. […]
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‘It really is shocking’: More than 60 miles of illegal trails found at one Colorado Springs open space

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO)-- Parks officials from El Paso County, Colorado Springs, and the U.S. Forest Service Pikes Peak Ranger District are issuing an impassioned plea to hikers: Stop making illegal trails. The City of Colorado Springs says it found more than 40 illegal trails made just at Red Rock Canyon Open Space alone. The The post ‘It really is shocking’: More than 60 miles of illegal trails found at one Colorado Springs open space appeared first on KRDO.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo launches app to further palm oil use awareness

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is helping you save the rainforest by just using your phone. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo along with the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums launched the app PalmOil Scan. It allows you to know if the company you're buying from uses sustainable palm oil. "Palm oil The post Cheyenne Mountain Zoo launches app to further palm oil use awareness appeared first on KRDO.
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Nearly all Banning Lewis Academy school board members resign en masse

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Nearly an entire Colorado Springs school board has resigned. 13 Investigates has learned that four out of the five school board members at Banning Lewis Academy resigned between June 10 and 13. According to school board President Heather Zambrano, the resignations are linked to alleged repeated bullying, harassment, and intimidation from The post Nearly all Banning Lewis Academy school board members resign en masse appeared first on KRDO.
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