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Colorado Springs, Colorado

El Paso County Tests for Blue Green Algae

Taking a proactive step for the health of residents and pets, El Paso Parks gathered water samples from six bodies of water on Monday and sent the samples to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in Denver. “We are aware of other area ponds temporarily closing due to algae concerns,” said Brian…

July 4th Pancake Breakfast in Security, Colorado

The Annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast with the Security Fire Departments is on. The Security Firefighters will serve pancakes for breakfast along with orange juice and coffee. There will also be music and entertainment during the Fourth of July pancake breakfast, games for the kids and firetrucks on display. This is a fun event…

What’s Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! So excited to share the lineup of events for the weekend, weather its going to the farmer’s market of the “Annual Blues Under the Bridge”” Friday •Freedom Fest June 28 – 30! – Iron Horse Park at Fort Carson: 6561 Sheridan Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80913 @ 7:00 –…

Brett Ackerman to lead CPW’s Southeast Region

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Brett Ackerman, a commissioned wildlife officer with deep experience in parks and wildlife law and in a variety of leadership roles has been appointed as the new Southeast Region Manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Ackerman, who has served as Deputy Southeast Region Manager since 2014, was selected by Dan Prenzlow,…

Colorado Springs Bike To Work Day

Registration is open for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. On that morning, bicycle supportive businesses and organizations will be hosting breakfast stations at their locations and/or along the trail network from 6am to 9am. Breakfast locations are designed to support how people actually ride their…

What’s Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! So excited to share the lineup of events for the weekend, weather its going to the farmer’s market of the “Annual Blues Under the Bridge”” Friday • Movie Night in the Park – The Goonies! – Metcalfe Park: 750 E Ohio Ave, Fountain, Co 80817 @ 7:00 – 11:00 pm…

Western Street Breakfast on Wednesday

The Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast is a fun way to celebrate the start of rodeo season in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Great, food, western entertainment, dress-up contest, and the grand procession of the Pikes Peak Range Riders as they parade out of town on horseback. The Western Street Breakfast in Colorado Springs is…

COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT RECEIVES “AIRPORT OF THE YEAR” AWARD

WATKINS, CO – The Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) was distinguished as the “2019 Colorado Airport of the Year” by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Division of Aeronautics.  The award was presented on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Colorado Airport Operator’s Association (CAOA) Spring Conference in Greeley, Colorado. This is the first award…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend June 14 -16

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’ve been sharing what we love like crazy on the blog! Friday • Security Fire Department Pool Party – Pi-Ute Park: 805 Main Street, Security, CO @ 5:30 – 8:30 pm Event Link First & Main Summer Concert: Kerry Pastine & The…

Christopher Freemen Jr. Wanted for Murder

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Homicide/Assault Unit has identified a suspect related to this homicide investigation. Homicide detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for 31 year old Christopher Freeman, Jr. of Colorado Springs. Freeman is currently wanted for Murder in the Second Degree. The CSPD is seeking the community’s assistance in locating Freeman, who…