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Two men killed in Vail avalanche

The Vail Ski Resort (pictured) is just miles from the location where three men were caught in an avalanche. “Two snow bikers were killed when a massive avalanche swept down a central Colorado mountainside. They have been recovered after a desperate, hours long rescue effort failed to save their lives,” USA Today said.

Kaitlyn McGuffee, Ranger Review Reporter

March 3, 2020

As winter and springtime roll around, snowboarding, skiing, and snowmobiling are just a few of the popular activities offered in Colorado. Ski resorts such as Breckenridge, Keystone, Aspen, and much more offer many of these things to do during this cold season. These sports can be considered thrilling and...

Village Inn closes without warning

Village Inn in Monument shuts down unexpectedly, leaving many without jobs. “After very careful consideration, we have made the tough but necessary decision to discontinue operations at this location,” said a Village Inn spokesman from a KKTV 11 news report.

Kaitlyn McGuffee, Ranger Review Reporter

March 3, 2020

Village Inn is a diner chain located all around the United States. First established in Denver Colorado in 1958, they serve pies, pancakes, and other foods. After homecoming, football games, and other activities, the Village Inn in Monument, Colorado was a hot spot for a lot of high school students t...

The Coronavirus is making its way into 50 countries

The Coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, has reached over 50 countries since the beginning of its outbreak. “The window of opportunity we have for containing this virus is narrowing,” Tedros Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said.

Pia Lyhne, Ranger Review Reporter

March 3, 2020

The Coronavirus has taken a new turn, making its way out of China. It was first discovered in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. As of one week ago, there are now roughly 75,250 cases in China with 1,622 total deaths. Out of the 75,250 people infected, 6,210 people have recovered. Containment chances ...

What young voters need to know about the Colorado primaries and caucuses

A sign was posted outside of Lewis-Palmer High School to inform the community of precinct caucuses. Republican Senate Caucuses will be held at there on March 7th at 10:00 a.m.

Quinn Ferguson, Ranger Review Reporter

February 28, 2020

Many students at Lewis-Palmer High School can vote in the primaries if they are registered already for their political party. Seventeen-year-olds can participate in the upcoming caucuses and primaries, as long as they are turning 18 before the November 4th election. The primaries will be sent through mail to r...

Five new sports approved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Olympic sign shined in blue light. Five rings like the five new added sports.

Joe Brandon, Ranger Review Reporter

February 26, 2020

Climbing, Karate, surfing, skateboarding, and baseball are all being added to this year's summer olympics in Tokyo. Being one of the largest changes that the Olympics have brought in years, the Olympic committee is hoping to bring in a newer and younger audience according to The New Republic. By adding ...

The Articles of Impeachment have made its way through the senate

The Senate has chosen to acquit President Donald Trump while the House has made the decision to impeach the President.

Pia Lyhne, Ranger Review Reporter

February 14, 2020

The United States watches as the Senate decides on whether or not to remove President Donald Trump from office. After discussing the topic for about a week and a half, they have finally come to a decision.  The impeachment process starts in the House of Representatives where they are to gather eviden...

The 92nd academy awards brings together actors and actresses


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Photo Caption: “Hollywood's biggest night” occured on February 9th, 2020. The Oscars brought several celebrities together to celebrate each other's successes and careers.  The Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre.

Marlee Mikesell, Team Leader

February 14, 2020

On Sunday February 9th, the 92nd academy awards were held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The award show did not have a host this year, as several presenters and celebrities took on the role of hosting. The award show had the lowest ratings it had in awhile.  Many of the highest paid actors and actresse...

Fires engulf California again


Smoke fills the air as the 2018 Carr fire burns through California. “Damages from the fires ripping across California could run as high as $25.4 billion, and the risks are bound to keep rising,”

Kaitlyn McGuffee, Ranger Review Reporter

November 20, 2019

California wildfires have been increasing in number over the past couple of years due to the increase of fire danger. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, there have been 6,190 fire incidents in California in just the year of 2019.  Droughts, extreme winds, dry vegetation, and...

4A Bond in Monument fails to pass

According to the Lewis Palmer School District website, “With continued growth and future enrollment, overcrowding has brought challenges to most Lewis-Palmer schools.” Every day around 900 students attend Lewis Palmer Middle School. The issue with this is space. When the 4A and 4B bond failed to pass last year, portables were essential to prevent overcrowding in the classrooms.

Ashlynn Vrieze, Ranger Review Reporter

November 18, 2019

The 4A bond in Monument, Colorado was created for the purpose of building a new elementary school, and converting Bear Creek Elementary School back into a middle school. The school district tried to pass a similar bond last year, which would also make a new elementary and middle school. When electio...

Colorado School Safety Committee formed after multiple Colorado school shootings

The committee’s chairwomen, Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet expresses her ideals about the well-being of school children. “This is not about left or right. This is about Colorado children,” Jenet said.

Quinn Ferguson, Ranger Review Reporter

November 18, 2019

After the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting that took the life of Kendrick Castillo, the Colorado School Safety Committee was formed mid-July. The committee consists of senators, representatives, specialists, and families affected by in-school violence. According to the Denver Post, “A previous ...

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