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Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is thrilled to be a part of an organization that is changing lives and helping service members deal with PTSD through the arts! Over the past decade, nearly 2,000 active-duty, wounded, and retired service personnel, as well as their families, have discovered the…

A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

By Darcy Mount: Senior Ranger Cheyenne Mountain State Park COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado has a reputation for our outdoorsy ways and adventurous attitudes. We love to raft and kayak in whitewater, such as in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. We water ski at places like Lake Pueblo State Park. We plunge down snowpacked mountainsides…

Red Light Cameras in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Beginning May 9, drivers who run a red light at an intersection with red light safety cameras will be issued $75 citations as the 30-day warning and education period comes to an end. Violations confirmed by Colorado Springs Police Department staff to have occurred will receive a citation by mail (no…

Living History Day at Fort Carson

Living History Day at Fort Carson

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The 4th Infantry Division Museum will host its sixth annual Living History Day on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kit Carson Memorial Park outside of Gate 1. This year’s event will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and it is free and open to the public..…

Abel Lucero Band in Colorado Springs

The Abel Lucero Band performs New Mexico style music. The group will be performing at Hotel Elegante on May 4th at 8 pm. Proceeds from the event will go towards scholarships for students living in El Paso County. Sit back or get up and dance to some of New Mexico’s favorite songs that Abel Lucero…

Colorado Springs Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Car Show

A weekend filled with food, fun and culture, Colorado Springs Cinco de Mayo 36th  Annual “Fiesta and  Car Show” Festival puts the spotlight on Colorado Springs  vibrant Latino population. This is a fun and family-friendly event. Mark your calendar for May 5, 2019. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the tradition and beauty of Latino culture. The…

Stop Vehicle Break Ins in Fountain

Fountain, CO – The Fountain Police Department would like to remind our citizens to take pro-active steps to minimize the chance of becoming a victim of a vehicle break in.  Never leave valuable items in your vehicle such as documents that contain personal identifying information, currency/spare change, firearms, laptop computers and cell phones. Never leave…

Fountain Police Launch New Home Safe Program

Fountain Police Launch New Home Safe Program

FOUNTAIN, Colo. – The Fountain Police Department is unveiling Home Safe, a program designed to help officers in the event a child or adult with a cognitive impairment goes missing. Children and adults with cognitive impairment have a tendency to wander or run away from the supervision of their families or caregivers. Many are not…

Free Book for 4-year-olds at the Library

Free Book for 4-year-olds at the Library

Between April 8 and 22, any 4-year-old can stop by one of 14 Pikes Peak Library District locations for a free copy of Penguinaut! by Marcie Colleen. Pikes Peak Library District is one of many library systems across the state participating in One Book Colorado. The program gives away over 75,000 copies of the same…

Two Fountain-Fort Carson High School Teachers Honored

Two Fountain-Fort Carson High School Teachers Honored

The Boettcher Foundation announced in April that it is recognizing a group of standout Colorado teachers for their impact and dedication to students.  Band teacher Josh Race and  science teacher Tobin Chandler from FFCHS teachers are month the group to be recognized for 2019 As part of the Boettcher Scholarship program, which provides Colorado’s most…