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Manitou Springs, Colorado is located in El Paso County. Zip codes in Manitou Springs, CO include 80829. The median home price in Manitou Springs is $360,900 which is roughly $161/per square foot. More Manitou Springs information.

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21 hrs ago | 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.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Denver Post

Firefighter earns Emmy for Waldo Canyon fire footage

Most firefighters don't win local Emmy awards, but Steve Schopper is not the average firefighter.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Denver Post

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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Gazette

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.

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CBS Local

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.

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KSL-TV

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.

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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.

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KKTV

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Denver Post

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.

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CBS Local

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.

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KKTV

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.

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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.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KKTV

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.

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Denver Post

U.S. 24 near Manitou Springs closed as storms move across Front Range

Severe weather is moving from the mountains through the Front Range Monday afternoon, prompting severe weather and flood warnings across the state.

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TheDenverChannel

Flash Flood Warning issued for El Paso County

Areal Flood Advisory issued July 14 at 1:19PM MDT expiring July 14 at 3:15PM MDT in effect for: Fremont Areal Flood Advisory issued July 14 at 2:14PM MDT expiring July 14 at 4:15PM MDT in effect for: El Paso Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 14 at 2:29PM MDT expiring July 14 at 3:15PM MDT in effect for: El Paso Areal Flood Advisory issued ... (more)

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Denver Westword

Three Colorado communities to get their first recreational pot shops

Between June 1 and July 1, the State of Colorado has issued six new retail-marijuana licenses, three of them in municipalities that were strangers to recreational pot.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Hiking and biking Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs Colorado

Garden of the Gods Park at the base of magnificent 14,115 foot Pikes Peak on the west side of Colorado Springs just north of Manitou Springs offers excellent opportunities for mountain trail hiking and biking without the long drive into the mountains.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Colorado Statesman

Former legislator seeks senate seat lost in recall

Following a bitter recall election in which former Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs was ousted from office over his support for gun control, Democrats are eager to take back the Senate District 11 seat.

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The Gazette

Link: Manitou Springs "better prepared" because of flood mitigation projects

Standing deep inside Williams Canyon next to concrete walls built to guide floodwaters, boulders, logs and other debris into steel nets and a sediment retention pond, Roger Miller paused briefly and let out a deep sigh when asked if Manitou Springs is safer now than during the summer of 2013.

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