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Fremont Co. Sheriff’s Office unveils new website to help community access crime, public safety info.

FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Fremont County Sheriff's Office unveiled a new website meant to give people an easier way to access crime and public safety-related information. “This new website is the perfect entry point for establishing better law enforcement and public partnerships. Technology gives us the opportunity to communicate with the public and The post Fremont Co. Sheriff’s Office unveils new website to help community access crime, public safety info. appeared first on KRDO.
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Spring snow: After highs in the 80s, snow on its way

After reaching highs in the upper 80s on Thursday, Fremont County has snow in its forecast. The colder weather is expected to begin Friday with highs in the 50s and cloudy skies. By Friday evening, snow is expected to start with 3-6 inches possible by Saturday morning. Saturday will have...
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Letters to the Editor: May 19

Thank you Fremont County Community Concert Association for another fine concert season. For those of you who missed seeing the Alex Meixner and Rory Hoffman concert on April 29, well what a bummer for you. To have two musicians of this caliber on one stage performing in Cañon City — what a treat. For everyone that was there, we know you share our appreciation and enjoyment that the evening brought. What a phenomenal talent they shared and the enjoyment we all embraced.
FREMONT COUNTY, CO
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Cañon City and Florence track teams’ prep for state

Fremont County will be represented well this weekend at the CHSAA State Track & Field Championships. The Florence Huskies will have six athletes competing at the three-day event. “It’s been a good season,” Jeremy Nix, Florence’s head Track & Field coach said. “We were able to go to some meets...
CANON CITY, CO
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PHOTOS: Drunk Driving Awareness walk

The Drunk Driving Awareness walk, organized by Pamela Hamby in honor of her daughter Brieonna Sanders-Samora, took place on April 30. Sanders-Samora died after being struck by a drunk driver and, ever since, Hamby has worked hard to bring awareness to Fremont County. April’s walk consisted of not only the...
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Cotter/Lincoln Park Community Advisory Group (CAG)

The Cotter/Lincoln Park Community Advisory Group meets virtually on the third Tuesday of every month. Their focus is to communicate with the Fremont County community as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) process goes forward at the Lincoln Park/Cotter Superfund site. The Cotter/Lincoln Park Community Advisory Group...
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High Park Fire grows slightly overnight, containment holds at 10% Sunday

TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- Fire officials reported Sunday that the High Park Fire was 1,173 acres in size, that's more than 70 acres larger than last update, and 10% contained. A community town hall meeting will be held at 1:00 Sunday at Cripple Creek Victor High School, according to the Teller County Sheriff's Office. The post High Park Fire grows slightly overnight, containment holds at 10% Sunday appeared first on KRDO.
TELLER COUNTY, CO
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Letter to the Editor: Running for the SDCEA Board

Let me introduce myself. I am Sandra Attebery. My husband Lynn and I have called Custer County, home for 34 years. We are active in this amazing community, focusing on community-led solutions, self-sufficiency, and neighbors helping neighbors. I have decided to run in the 2022 Board of Directors elections to...
CUSTER COUNTY, CO
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Fremont County Clerk and Recorder: June primary election right around the corner

This year is called a gubernatorial election year. In Colorado, this means all statewide candidates will be on the ballot, including the governor. The June Primary Election will be filled with U.S. Senate and Representatives, State Governor and other statewide candidates, State Senate and Representatives, County Commissioner, Clerk and Recorder, Treasurer, Assessor, Sheriff, and Coroner. The Primary decides which candidates go to the General Election in November from political parties.
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Person hit and killed by train in Florence

FLORENCE, Colo. (KKTV) - Police are investigating after a person was hit and killed by train in Fremont County early Friday morning. Florence officers were called to the tracks just south of Frazier Avenue and 2nd Street at 1:32 a.m., where they found the victim already deceased. The train stopped after the collision, and as of the last report at 6:30 a.m. was still blocking Houston Avenue and Frazier where the tracks intersect with the road.
FLORENCE, CO
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Mayor Ashley Smith: Cañon City Tent City Fact Check

There are a number of claims circulating, at a mad pace, about the city and homelessness that I would like to provide some answers. Is homelessness getting better or worse in Fremont County? For a long time, homeless numbers were getting worse. There was a count of 396 in January 2020. It was becoming a constant issue for our residents, businesses, parks staff, and police to deal with the side effects.
CANON CITY, CO
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Letters to the Editor: May 13

I am once again entertained that the Fremont County Commissioners are passing a resolution without doing their homework. I now see that they are allowing the homeowner to not source out a water well but to make the decision to choose a cistern to supply their water needs. I’m in...
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Westcliffe man accused of attempted murder waives right to preliminary hearing

Kevin Richard Woodard, 29, of Westcliffe appeared for a preliminary hearing Wednesday afternoon in district court. Woodard’s attorney, Jake Lilly, communicated Woodard’s desire to waive all rights to the preliminary hearing in order to keep a plea deal and continue further discussions with Deputy District Attorney Liz Drake.
WESTCLIFFE, CO