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Sheriff’s Office Searches for Missing Children

Austin Bryant 1999 – 3 yrs Edward Bryant 1999 – 7 yrs On January 22, 2011 the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a suspicious incident involving the alleged disappearance of a child identified as Austin Bryant. Investigation into this matter revealed Austin was last seen sometime between 2003 and 2005. Detectives…

Spring Ahead One Hour: Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 a.m., move your clocks forward 1 hour.  Each spring clocks move up giving us an extra hour of daylight.  The reason for the change is to save energy by using more natural light than by turning on the lights and using electricity.  An easy was to remember which way to…

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bring the whole family to the 28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and 5K run in downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday, March 12th. The Race beings at 10 am followed by the Parade at noon. The parade route runs along Tejon St between St Vrain and Vermijo.  Parking is available at the city parking garages for a…

Family Outdoor Club Passport

Family Outdoor Club Passport

Register for the Family Outdoor Club at Fountain Creek or Bear Creek Nature Centers and get your Outdoor Activity Passport to your El Paso County Parks, free bumper sticker, Nature Bucks to spend on programs at the nature centers, and t-shirts for the kids.  The park program promotes outdoor activities for kids and their families.  The…

Family Health Center at Fountain

301 E. Iowa Fountain, CO 80817 719-322-0777 Website:  www.peakvista.org Description: Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to premier medical, dental and behavioral health services for people of all ages. We provide primary care services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured working families (as well as others with access barriers) within the Pikes Peak Region through 18…

Bird Dog BBQ is Coming to Fountain

Bird Dog BBQ is coming to the Shops at Mesa Ridge in Fountain.  The  “Oklahoma Style” BBQ has oak smoked meats with homemade sauce on the side.   Bring your dogs photos and add it to the tables for diners to see while eating.  Try the brisket, pulled pork, chicken, hot links or rib plate with your choice…

O Is For Owl at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

Children ages three to six will enjoy  a puppet show, nature story, crafts and hands on activity plus discovery time on the trail at the Fountain Creek Nature Center.  This months theme is “O” is for owl.  Child must be accompanied by an adult.  Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center Time: 9 am to 10:30 am…

Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2011

Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2011

Security and Widefield, Colorado were Businessweek’s magazine runner up for Best place to raise kids in Colorado with Littleton, Colorado placing first. Bloomberg and Businessweek.com shifted their focus from large urbanized places to smaller towns and cities. Using data from Onboard Informatics, a total of 5,418 locations were evaluated nationwide. The communities selected were mostly…

Valentine’s Hike with S’mores

The Fountain Creek Nature Center invites you to hike the nature trail with a naturalist, play a hilarious round of the “Mating Game” focuses on mating habits of animals, and then enjoy a fire and making s’mores for your valentine treat.  (Reservations Required) Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain CO  80817…