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County Administrative Offices Closed New Year’s Day

El Paso County, Colorado – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, Clerk and Recorder, County Treasurer, County Assessor, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU Extension, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the El Paso…

Give a Gift to the El Paso County Nature Centers

Meet siblings Ashley and Tyler Hamlin, Fountain Creek Nature Center campers and volunteers. In discussing his experiences at nature camp, Tyler explains, “Through playing camp games like Ninja, Camouflage, and Fire in the Forest we made friends and learned to enjoy nature and animals too. Magic spot taught us to sit still and give our…

KOSI 101 for our 10th Annual Radiothon! – Ronald McDonald

Tune in to KOSI 101 for our 10th Annual Radiothon! Our 10th annual Ronald McDonald House Radiothon on KOSI 101.1 is coming up! Save the date – Thursday November 30th. What does YOUR help mean? Keeping families of sick children close to the care and resources that they need while the child is hospitalized. During…

Get out and give thanks on Fresh Air Friday!

DENVER – Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges you to step away from the hustle and bustle this time of year can bring. On November 24, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invite you to connect with family and friends by getting outside…

RESTAURANTS OPEN ON THANKSGIVING DAY 2017

By Elizabeth Alexander There are plenty of restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in Colorado Springs. Applebee’s will be open at all locations in Colorado Springs and Fountain.  They will be serving Thanksgiving meals with turkey and mashed potatoes. Boston Market – Open on Thanksgiving Day at 11:00 am.  Pick up a complete Thanksgiving dinner to take home…

Fatal Crash on Southbound I-25

Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Interstate 25 near milepost 134.5.  This location is about three miles south of the Colorado Springs city limits. A 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by 28-year-old Shara Cardenas, of Colorado Springs, was southbound on Interstate 25 in the left hand lane.  The vehicle…

Hot Rod Rock & Rumble at PPIR in Fountain

The Pikes Peak Hot Rod Rock and Rumble will take place at the Pikes Peak International Raceway on September 29th and 30th.  There will be live bands and DJ.  Bands include Lee Rocker, Nekromantix,  Hillbilly Casino, Aquasonics and the Atomic Drifters. Other events include car show, vintage drag and oval racing, swap meet, kids games…

Rabid Skunk Found South of Colorado Springs Airport

El Paso County, Colorado – El Paso County Public Health is urging residents to take steps to protect themselves, pets, and livestock from rabies after a skunk found south of the Colorado Springs Airport has tested positive for rabies.  This is the fifteenth confirmed rabid animal (8 skunks, 7 bats) in El Paso County in 2017…

Supporting Military Families in Colorado

Fountain, CO – This week the Safeway in Fountain, Colorado partnered with Eckrich & Operation Homefront to help surprise a Colorado Springs military family with a new 2017 Ford Fusion! Thank you Eckrich for including us in your national campaign to honor, thank, & support military families.  Since 2012, Eckrich has donated more than $2 million to Operation Homefront.…

Fort Carson hosts Retiree Appreciation Day

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson will host the annual Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day at the Mountain Post Soldier Center, Building 1525, on post Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. to provide retirees with essential services. The annual event recognizes the service of the military retiree population and provides updated information that is pertinent to…