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CO: PPRTA to Spend $12M to Fix Up Area Known as No Man's Land
July 27--The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority will start a major road project in 2016 on a stretch of highway that has been neglected, deemed blighted and been nicknamed No Man's Land.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Incline Closed Sunday Morning Due to Medical Emergency
The Incline in Manitou Springs was unexpectedly closed Sunday morning while crews responded to a woman who was sick, according to KKTV partner The Gazette.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Manitou Springs recreational pot shop to open on Thursday
Workers add finishing touches Saturday, July 26, 2014, to the new recreational marijuana store at the corner of Highway 24 and Colorado Avenue in Manitou Springs.
A Stormwater Task Force Plan For Springs
The Pikes Peak Stormwater Task Force is trying to explain its stormwater prevention proposal so the public will understand why they might be asked to pay $10 a month.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Colorado Springs Business Journal
Stormwater leaders gear up for ballot campaign
Colorado Springs City Council obligingly approved the proposed intergovernmental agreement earlier this week, and other jurisdictions are expected to do so shortly.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Colorado Springs City Council endorses regional stormwater plan
Colorado Springs City Council endorses the creation of a regional stormwater authority - which if voters approve in November would collect $48 million a year in fees to pay for regional flood control projects.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
City Administrator: Debris will be a lingering problem for flood projects in Manitou Springs
The wave of storms last week put flood projects in Manitou Springs to the test. The good news is the floodwaters didn't overflow from the channels, but a lingering problem did return.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Firefighter earns Emmy for Waldo Canyon fire footage
Most firefighters don't win local Emmy awards, but Steve Schopper is not the average firefighter.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Flash flood warning for Waldo burn scar; quiet day expected in Denver
State Patrol sent out this photo of a small mud slide near Chipita Park on Highway 24. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for part of the Waldo Canyon burn scar until 5 p.m. as mud and water flowed across U.S. 24. U.S. 24 has been closed west of Manitou Springs, the Colorado State Patrol said.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Visit Estes Park gets flood-recovery tourism grant
Visit Estes Park, the mountain community's marketing organization, has received a $149,877 grant to promote tourism as a way to recover from last September's flood.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
A lot of water coming out of Williams Canyon in Manitou Springs.
Drier conditions Thursday provided respite from the pounding thunderstorms that have swept across the Pikes Peak region in the past week, allowing ditches and creeks to lessen and cleanup crews to address repairs and damages.
U.S. 24 Near Waldo Canyon Burn Scar Reopened
Drivers spent hours stuck in their cars Wednesday night because of the closure. In nearby Manitou Springs, flood control measures built after the fire appear to have prevented serious damage.
Have You Seen This? TERROR-dactyl ride
The "TERROR-dactyl" ride was created in Williams Canyon near the Cave of the Winds in Manitou Springs, Colorado.
New York Daily News
See it: Colo. storm brings intense flash floods
Floods trapped several people when their cars became stuck in the muddy overflow.
Manitou Springs Weathers Wednesday's Storms
Every time heavy rain spills over the Waldo Canyon burn scar, it can cause major problems for nearby Manitou Springs.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
U.S. 24 closed; flash flood warning issued for Waldo Canyon burn scar
The weather west of Colorado Spring quickly turned south Saturday afternoon and meteorologists and law enforcement are now dealing with localized flooding and hail damage in areas around the Waldo Canyon burn scar.
Manitou Springs Residents Brace For More Flooding
Sandbags line the streets of Manitou Springs as the small town west of Colorado Springs braces for another round of severe storms that could bring devastating heavy rain.
High-Tech Rain Gauge Installed to Help Anticipate Flash Flood Risk
Thunderstorms will not only be stronger on Wednesday afternoon and evening, but will also be more widespread.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Manitou Springs restaurant more relaxed at new location during wet weather
The owner and staff of a popular Manitou Springs restaurant hurt by last year's floods are more relaxed at their new location, during wet weather.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Hwy 24 Closed Due to Flash Flooding Risk
An evacuation center is set up in Manitou Springs. It's at the Historical Congregational Church located at 103 Pawnee Ave, Manitou Springs, CO.