Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Scholarships for Local Students

Fountain Valley Scholars is a non-profit organization that awards scholarship money to high-achieving and eligible seniors from Fountain-Fort Carson, Mesa Ridge and Widefield high schools to help them attend the college or university of their choice. District 3 and District 8 partnered more than 20 years ago to provide a local scholarships to students in…

Widefield Student Arrested for School Threat

Widefield, CO –  A student from Widefield High School was arrested for allegedly making a school threat.  Parents received the following letter regarding the threat: Dear WSD3 Parents, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest today off of school grounds which the district found out about late this afternoon. We were informed that…

IHOP Pancakes Fundraiser

Enjoy a FREE short stack of our Original Buttermilk Pancakes and donate to help children battling critical illnesses. Every stack served helps us reach our goal of raising $5 million for local children’s hospitals and health organizations. Since IHOP National Pancake Day® began in 2006, IHOP®, our franchisees and our guests have raised close to $30 million for our community partners. Guests…

Home & Garden HBA Show

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Home Builders Association will hold its annual HBA Home & Garden Show on February 23-25 at Chapel Hills Mall in the upper level (former Gordmans space)?  Bring your shopping list for the family. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of outdoor Colorado living as you wind through…

Slick Roads Cause School and Work Delays

Weather Alert  for El Paso County.  Roads are slick and temperatures are only 7° in Colorado Springs.  Many schools have a two hour delay. Several schools are closed including Banning Lewis Ranch Academy, D38 Lewis-Palmer, D49 Falcon and Frontier Charter Academy.  All military bases have a two hour delay.  Find all weather closing on our…

Animal Food Recalls: Pet Food on the List

Animal Food Recalls and Alerts from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA) website. The recalls and alerts were announced by the U.S. FDA and/or manufacturers in the last 90 days. Please be aware of the recalls and take precautions to take care of your family pet. Skippy Premium Select Cuts in Gravy with Beef &…

Kibble ‘N Bits Dog Food Recall

Several Kibbles ‘N Bits dog food products have been recalled due to the presence of low levels of pentobarbital. To see affected products and UPC codes, go here: http://bit.ly/2F72Mh4

Colorado Springs Airport Surpasses 1.5 Million Passengers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — At the end of November, 2017, a total of 1,532,822 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 30.8 percent increase year over year from November, 2016. Frontier Airlines reported 209,562 passengers in year-to-date traffic, an increase of 291.2 percent from the previous year. 73,512 enplaned passengers and 72,061…

Deputy Killed in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO – On Monday afternoon Deputy Micha Flick was shot and killed in the line of duty.  He is survived by his wife and 7 year old twins.  Monday was his 11 year anniversary serving with the El Paso County Sheriff Office.  Two other deputies, a Colorado Springs Police Officer and a bystander…

PYEONGCHANG OLYMPIC DOWNTOWN CELEBRATION

Colorado Springs, CO –  The PyeongChang Olympic Downtown Celebration will celebrate the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Friday, February 9th, from 5-10 p.m. in downtown Colorado Springs at Tejon Street & Pikes Peak Avenue.  This celebration is a city-wide event that is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Join us for live entertainment, interactive activities for kids and families and food!…