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Cripple Creek

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Colorado Man Found In Trunk 6 Days After Crash

A Colorado man survived six nights in near-freezing temperatures next to his friend’s body before the wreckage of their truck was discovered off of a rural highway, authorities said Friday.

10/18/2013

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Cripple Creek Gold Mine Exceeds Expectations

The Cresson Mine between Cripple Creek and Victor was expected to operate only six years when mining began in 1994. So much for predictions.

08/11/2013

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Colorado Sees Trend Of Ski Mountaineering Climbing

There are no chairlifts and there’s no lift ticket. There’s no watery hot chocolate, no over-priced French fries or luke-warm pizza. There’s no swerving around schools of toddler skiers and no paying $20 to park the car.

03/23/2013

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Fall Guide To Cripple Creek

October is the ideal time for Coloradans to soak up the most vivid colors of the year. Aspens will be shining brightly with golden yellow leaves starkly mixed in with the green of the pine trees.

10/06/2012

A sinkhole has closed CO Hwy. 67 near Cripple Creek (credit: CDOT)

1 Lane Of Highway 67 Near Cripple Creek Reopens

One lane of State Highway 67 near Cripple Creek southwest of Colorado Springs has reopened, after a sinkhole opened over a mine shaft under the northbound side of the roadway.

08/15/2012

A sinkhole has closed CO Hwy. 67 near Cripple Creek (credit: CDOT)

Crews Still Repairing Sinkhole Near Cripple Creek

Officials say State Highway 67 near Cripple Creek southwest of Colorado Springs is still closed after a sinkhole opened over a mine shaft under the roadway.

08/13/2012

A sinkhole has closed CO Hwy. 67 near Cripple Creek (credit: CDOT)

Sinkhole To Keep Highway 67 Closed At Least Through Monday

Officials say State Highway 67 near Cripple Creek southwest of Colorado Springs will remain closed through Sunday — and most likely most of Monday — after a sinkhole opened over a mine shaft under the roadway.

08/12/2012

A sinkhole has closed CO Hwy. 67 near Cripple Creek (credit: CDOT)

Sinkhole Closes State Highway 67

A sinkhole has closed State Highway 67 just north of Cripple Creek.

08/11/2012

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FBI Investigating Cause Of Waldo Canyon Fire, Firefighter: 300 Homes Burned

The Waldo Canyon Fire in the Colorado Springs has grown to 15,324 acres and destroyed an undetermined number of homes. Now the FBI is investigating how that fire started.

06/27/2012

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Cripple Creek Faces Uncertain Gaming Future

Cripple Creek marked 20 years of legal gambling last month, but the anniversary was muted. The historic mining town doesn’t have much to celebrate as its gaming industry faces an uncertain future.

11/06/2011

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