• Karroll enjoying new role after TV

    A little more than a year ago, longtime news anchor Jon Karroll looked to make a change.

    “It was something I had been thinking about for a few years. I was happy with my TV career. I had done it a long, long time,” he said. “I started thinking about life after TV. I was wondering if there was something I could do in the community – use my face and name recognition and get with an organization and help them thrive and grow.”

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  • County Public Health encourages COVID-19 testing for those with symptoms

    For Life After 50 El Paso County Public Health is urging residents with coronavirus symptoms, even mild ones, to get tested. Symptoms can include a fever, cough, shortness of breath,

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  • Donating plasma for COVID patients new push in fight against deadly virus

    Julie Christen, a labor and delivery nurse for the last 28 years, witnesses life’s miracles almost every day.

    “It never gets old to me — to see a brand new baby enter this world — every one is a miracle,” said Christen, a nurse at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins.

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  • Veteran triumphs in battle with COVID-19

    Keith Klaehn came to UCHealth Memorial Hospital North squared away, like a soldier.

    He carried a small suitcase that contained clothing and shaving gear. Somehow, Klaehn knew when he walked through the door that he’d be spending the night.

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  • Travel After 50: Soak up history, beauty in Sangre De Cristo National Heritage Area

    Built on tradition and sheer grit, Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area continues to flourish centuries after its first founders settled the communities around Alamosa.

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  • Annual Octogenarians Golf Tournament rescheduled for October

    The annual Octogenarians Golf Tournament was originally scheduled to tee off on June 15. The Coronavirus pushed that date to July 13. However, with things still up in the air surrounding COVID-19, the tournament has tentatively been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 5 at the Colorado Springs Country Club.

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  • On This Day …

    Today we hope to inspire you to smell the lilacs, pull some weeds, or plant some seedlings, with this 1901 photograph of Dr. Howard Gates in his garden on East

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  • Ask Ms. Kitty: Kitten Mythbusters

    Thank you for taking this decision to adopt seriously! As their substitute cat mom, you will be teaching your kittens how to behave. There are many kitten myths that can be very harmful to your new baby. Busting those myths can help you raise your lovable, playful kitten into your best cat companion ever.

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Karroll enjoying new role after TV

A little more than a year ago, longtime news anchor Jon Karroll looked to make a change.

“It was something I had been thinking about for a few years. I was happy with my TV career. I had done it a long, long time,” he said. “I started thinking about life after TV. I was wondering if there was something I could do in the community – use my face and name recognition and get with an organization and help them thrive and grow.”