Small businesses like these lining U.S. Hiighway 24 have weathered years of economic uncertainty, but the economy in Teller County’s largest city is on the rise, and those local businesses may soon be competing with national retailers that once again are considering development in Woodland Park.
Small businesses like these lining U.S. Hiighway 24 have weathered years of economic uncertainty, but the economy in Teller County’s largest city is on the rise, and those local businesses may soon be competing with national retailers that once again are considering development in Woodland Park.

WOODLAND PARK — The City Above the Clouds is open for business. According to Brian Fleer, executive director of its Office of Economic and Downtown Development, the Teller County city of about 7,000 has weathered a “catastrophic” national economic downturn, and the rebound is palpable. “The good news is, we’ve come out of the recession. […]

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