It's about time! Let's start placing blame where blame is due.

"Rick Bergles says itís a crime what the Colorado Springs Parks Department is doing in Stratton Open Space: cutting down trees and burying the slash along old social paths and rerouting hikers onto new trails.

But the city says Bergles is the criminal, ignoring signs to stay on established trails and off reclamation areas. He even ignored warnings from police, leading frustrated officials to ticket him. Heís seeking a jury trial.

So you can actually be ticketed and hauled into court for hiking off trail?"

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