Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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…

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…

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…

FALLEN TREES FROM MARCH BLIZZARD TURNED INTO FREE MULCH FOR RESIDENTS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs’ City Forestry division is grinding up fallen trees and debris recovered after this month’s blizzard into mulch. The mulch will be used in our local parks and playgrounds. Some of it will also be available at no charge to local residents. It’s available for pick up…

Death Investigation on South 8th Street

Colorado Springs, CO  – On April 4, 2019, at approximately 3:26 AM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 700 block of South 8th Street on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to the scene…

Commander Adrian Vasquez Named Deputy Chief

Chief Vince Niski today announced Commander Adrian Vasquez as his selection for the next Police Deputy Chief. Adrian joined the Colorado Springs Police Department in 1995. In his lengthy tenure with CSPD, Commander Vasquez served as a patrol officer in the Sand Creek Division before transferring to the Metro, Vice, Narcotics, and Intelligence (Metro VNI)…

Fort Carson Color Fest & Creative Arts Festival

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The Color Fest and Creative Arts Festival, a Mountain Post Living event, kicks off at 10 a.m. April 13 at the Iron Horse Sports and Fitness Center. The event is a colorful celebration of spring, and is open to all Department of Defense ID card holders and their guests. No pets…

James Hanlon in Custody in Denver Metro Area

Update: James Hanlon is in custody in the Denver metro area.  Thanks to the community for their numerous tips. The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section/Homicide Unit has an active arrest warrant for First Degree Murder and is actively pursuing James W. Hanlon, white male, 53 years of age, 5’ 11”, 180 lbs., brown…