A popular Manitou Springs restaurant is suing the city and two landowners after they lost access to the dirt parking lot next door in the midst of the multimillion-dollar makeover of West Colorado Avenue.Attorneys for the owners of Adams Mountain Cafe say the restaurant has lost business because its customers are no longer able to use the roughly 45 spaces it once leased from a local property management company along the main stretch of the small foothills community, where parking has always been a hot commodity.In a lawsuit filed in 4th Judicial District Court in May, the cafe's lawyers argued that the city bought “a small sliver” of the dirt lot from its owners, who then used the city’s acquisition as a pretense to terminate the lease 15 years early. But attorneys for Westside Property Management, LLC, say the lot's owners were well within their rights to terminate the lease, which includes a provision stating that the landlords have the option to end the … [Read more...] about Adams Mountain Cafe sues Manitou Springs, property owners over loss of parking lot
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Adam Dailey does a mixed climbing demo at Flock to the Rock in the abandoned railroad tunnel at Ely's Peak Saturday. Dailey used climbing shoes with spikes and ice axes to climb 70 feet. The technique he used is called dry tooling because he used tools meant for ice and water to climb dry rock. Tyler Schank / [email protected] / 3Liem Haack, 9, and Solveigh Morrell, 8, climb the Derby Wall at Ely's Peak during Flock to the Rock on Saturday. This was Haack's first time climbing and Morrell's first experience climbing outside. Tyler Schank / [email protected] / 3Adam Dailey begins a mixed climbing demo at Flock to the Rock at the abandoned railroad tunnel at Ely's Peak on Saturday afternoon. The event was hosted by the Duluth Climbers Coalition and included free climbing gear check outs and instruction, yoga, and guided trail runs and hikes. Tyler Schank / [email protected] / 3Additional Articles Recommended by Duluth News Tribune Additional Articles Recommended by … [Read more...] about Photos: Flock to the Rock at Ely’s Peak
By Mike Allen (@mikeallen; [email protected]) and Daniel Lippman (@dlippman; [email protected]) Good Monday morning. SIREN – “How Donald Trump scrambles the general election map: The Electoral College landscape has been fairly stable over the past four presidential elections. Trump might change that,” by Steven Shepard: “In a two-candidate race, which battleground states could trend towards Trump? Overwhelmingly white states like Iowa (93 percent of 2012 voters were white in 2012, according to exit polls), New Hampshire (93 percent), Ohio (79 percent), Pennsylvania (78 percent) and Wisconsin (86 percent) top the list. ...Story Continued Below “Republicans haven’t won New Hampshire since George W. Bush ... in 2000. But UNH pollster Andy Smith said Trump, despite his wealth, is perhaps better positioned to capture the working-class vote than Romney was in 2012. ... Wisconsin has been part of a Democratic blue wall for decades; the last Republican … [Read more...] about TRUMP COULD PUT ‘BLUE WALL’ IN PLAY – TRUMP-ponents see signs he’s ‘peaking’! – ‘ONE OF HISTORY’S most influential first ladies’ — B’DAY: Lester Holt
CHAMBERSBURG -- Prescribing opioids became more popular in Franklin County at a time when the nation took a hard look at the risks of the addictive painkillers.About 75 percent of the people who use heroin are first addicted to prescription painkillers. In 2016, more than 11 million Americans abused prescription opioids, nearly 1 million used heroin, and 2.1 million had an opioid use disorder from prescription opioids or heroin. More: Franklin County's drop in overdoses in 2017 is progress, but not 'success' “For many years, physicians were given information from pharmaceutical companies that led them to trust painkillers as safe options for treating pain,” said Dr. Frank Mozdy, chief medical officer and vice president of Chambersburg-based Summit Health. “There was a lot of misinformation. More research and better information is coming out, that is helping to better educate physicians and guide appropriate prescribing practices. … [Read more...] about Painkillers’ popularity soared in Franklin Co. while falling across Pa. and U.S.
By Sarah Ravani and David R. Baker Updated 8:26 pm, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Parts of Northern California remain under a heat advisory through Thursday. KTVU chief meteorologist Bill Martin has the forecast. Media: KTVU With another hot streak expected to send inland Bay Area temperatures soaring to triple digits and prompt sweltering residents to crank up air conditioners and fans, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. crews are bracing for record use of electricity Thursday and hoping it doesn’t short-circuit the power grid. Blistering temperatures, which have already topped the century mark this week in the East Bay cities of Livermore, Concord and Antioch, are expected to hit 106 degrees Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. It will be more miserable in the north bay, where temperatures at Lake Berryessa and Cloverdale will flirt with 110. “The farther you get inland, the more likely you are to approach that 110 degrees,” Matt Mehle, a … [Read more...] about PG&E electricity use poised to break record as Bay Area heat peaks