Kevin Johnson, right, speaks with the few members of his team that were not already out shutting off gas meters after equipment failed on a high pressure natural gas line disrupting service to about half the residents of Del Norte, Colorado, on Dec. 14, 2019. (John McEvoy, Special to The Colorado Sun)

An army of Xcel workers — pilot light by pilot light — work to reheat a tiny San Luis Valley town

Xcel Energy’s emergency response went off without a hitch after a major gas line equipment failure left 800 households in the cold. But there was still wood-fired pizza for dinner.

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97-year-old Colorado Springs man, one of the last surviving USS Arizona crew members, dies

Stratton was one of the survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. More than 1,100 crew members died on the battleship.

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Ski Cooper’s expanded expert terrain, financial vibrancy reveals model for nonprofit ski area management

Think of Ski Cooper as the craft-beer of Colorado's ski industry, said Dan Torsell, the area's general manager

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The Witches of Manitou Springs: History, hysteria and wand-waving Wiccans behind a stubborn urban myth

Focus on the Family is concerned enough to issue a warning, but it’s tough to actually track down someone practicing magick in the shadow of Pikes Peak