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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…

Pikes Peak Regional Air Show

This years Pikes Peak Regional Air Show in Colorado Springs, CO will be held on September 23 – 24th at the Colorado Springs Airport. Aerobatics and performances by the Thunderbirds will be featured both days of the air show, along with precision aerobatic teams like the Trojan Flyers. “Dogfights” between Allied and Axis WWII fighters…

Bike Your Park Day at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – It will be a two-wheeled extravaganza Sept. 30 when Cheyenne Mountain State Park (CMSP) hosts “Bike Your Park Day” with a bike expo, guided rides and workshops as part of a national celebration of the joys of bicycling in parks and public lands. The public is invited as CMSP partners with…

Cheyenne Mountain Park Ranger Rescues 4 children

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A nationwide search for a New Hampshire man suspected of kidnapping his four children in an apparent custody dispute was apprehended Saturday afternoon by an alert Cheyenne Mountain State Park ranger. Ranger Jason Hagan, a five-year veteran of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, was getting gas in his patrol vehicle at a…

Military Appreciation Days at the Zoo

Thanks to our military personnel for their continued service to our great country. This week’s military discount features 50% off normal admission base price*, which is offered to all active-duty, veteran and retired military personnel and their dependents living in the same household. March on up to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for a week full of stars,…

Retiree Information Day

The 2017 All  Services Military Retiree and Spouse Information Day will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8 am to Noon.  The events will be held at Mountain Post Soldier Center building 1525 on 6351 Wetzel Ave at Fort Carson, CO.  They will also have dental screening and flu vaccines for ID Cards/DEERS.…

City Mitigation Grants to Acquire Landslide Impacted Homes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— The City of Colorado Springs has been awarded grant funding totaling $5.9 million to acquire qualifying properties in southwest Colorado Springs impacted by landslide activity that began in 2015. Twenty-seven homeowners qualified to be included in the application for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through the…

Darren Cordova to Perform in Colorado Springs

Darren Cordova Y Calor recording artist from Taos, New Mexico will be performing in Colorado Springs, CO on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Hotel Elegante from 8 pm to 12:00 midnight. In 1991 Darren Cordova received the Male Vocalist of the Year. In 1993 Darren’s song “Cantinero” was awarded “Song of the Year”. In 1994 “Darren…