NEWS, JULY 14TH

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – An El Jebel man suspected of shooting two people to death has been arrested. 33 year old William Anderson Amaya was arrested at his workplace early Sunday morning, Colorado Pool and Spa Scapes. Eagle County sheriff’s deputies called to a home in the El Jebel area late Saturday night found a man and a woman dead. Investigators have not said what led to the shootings.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A team of firefighters from the Minneapolis area is heading to Colorado to search for two hikers from Minnesota who’ve been missing since April. Damian McManus and his 18-year-old son Evan McManus were last heard from April 2 when they went to Mount Evans for a hike. A family spokeswoman tells Minnesota Public Radio the firefighters are setting out tomorrow to recover the remains.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK (AP) – Lightning is blamed for the deaths of two visitors at Rocky Mountain National Park on consecutive days. Officials say that late Saturday afternoon four people were struck by lightning near Trail Ridge Road. One of them died. On Friday afternoon, park officials said lightning killed one woman and injured seven other people, also near Trail Ridge Road.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, facing allegations that include sexual misconduct, will not face a recall election in November. The group calling for a recall tells The Gazette that more than 48,000 signatures have been collected in favor of the election. But it was not enough for the group to feel comfortable that it would pass the signature verification process.

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