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Rainbow Falls campground shooting victim identified

07/07/2015 6:30a.m. update:The victim of Friday’s shooting at a campsite in the Rainbow Falls area of the Pike National Forest has been identified.  Glenn Martin 60, of Monument, was camping with his family when he was struck by what officials are saying was a stray bullet. People who were camping nearby reported hearing shots fired; the sheriff’s department is seeking information on anyone who might have heard those shots. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department asks that anyone who was shooting a high-powered rifle or saw anyone shooting in the area around 6:30 p.m. Friday to contact them at (303) 660-7579 or call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).

Update: The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a death Friday evening at the Rainbow Falls area of the Pike National Forest and is asking for the public’s help.  The department got a call at 6:30 p.m. Friday of a possible shooting in the area. and according to department spokesman Ron Hanavan, there is one deceased male, who was shot.  According to sources, the man was 60 years old, and was hit by a stray bullet.  This area is just inside the Douglas County line off Rainbow Falls Road, and includes several campgrounds, the popular Rainbow Falls OHV Area, and the privately owned Rainbow Falls Mountain Trout Fly Fishing Club. The area was packed with holiday campers and off-road vehicles. The sheriff’s department is asking for anyone who might have see or heard a shot from a high-p0wered rifle.

Douglas County Coroner enters baracated Rainbow Falls RD as citizens are interviewed by Douglas county Deputy Sherriff's before being allowed to leave.

Douglas County Coroner enters baracated Rainbow Falls RD as citizens are interviewed by Douglas county Deputy Sherriff’s before being allowed to leave.

 

 

Teller County’s broadcasting company launches daily news

TellerNetCast is a full-service video & radio production and programming company.  We offer original on-demand videos featuring area businesses, events, personalities and news that’s important to residents of Teller County. Starting Monday, June 29, expect to see Daily News Click on video below for more information.

HD Live Cams – Your peek at right now conditions in Teller County

Coming Soon – TellerNetCast’s network of state-of-the-art, high-definition web cams will be available 24/7 to provide you with the most comprehensive views of traffic and weather throughout Teller County. These live streaming cameras will be positioned in areas that are important to you for commuting, checking weather conditions and seeing spectacular views of Pikes Peak. Log in on your mobile device and stay updated while on the go. TellerNetCast can provide a web cam at your location! Call 719-351-7125 for more information.

 

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Monster trucks star in gold mine summer tours

Monster trucks star in gold mine summer tours

Talk about monster trucks. The behemoths that prowl the roads in the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine are the stars of tours the mine is offering throughout the summer. The trucks stand four stories high and can carry more than 300 tons.  This active gold mine... read more

 

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