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Colorado flood and mudslide leave 1 dead and 3 missing

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) – One man was killed and three people were missing in Colorado after floodwaters and a mudslide triggered by torrential rains roared down mountainsides stripped of vegetation by a wildfire, authorities said on Saturday. The body of an unidentified man was found early Saturday on…

Colorado Springs bans recreational marijuana shops

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) – Officials in Colorado’s second-largest city voted on Tuesday to ban recreational marijuana shops, becoming the largest community in the state to utilize an opt-out provision of a law that legalized the non-medical use of pot. After two hours of public comments, the Colorado Springs…

Two dead as massive Colorado wildfire burns 360 homes

Two people died while trying to flee a wildfire in Colorado that has burned down 360 homes, in the western US state’s most destructive blaze ever, officials said. Some 38,000 people have been ordered to leave their homes as the blaze reached the edge of Colorado Springs, but officials voiced…

No cops, no parks, halted economic activity: conservative paradise

We often wonder what a conservative paradise would really look like on the liberal blogs, and it looks like Colorado Springs—home to many defense contractors and to Focus on Family—has become a shining star in the much-desired collapse of basic government services that Grover Norquist and other anti-government fanatics have…

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