Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Highway 24 Homicide Victim Identified

Colorado Springs, CO – Saturday, April 8, 2017, at approximately 4:52 PM, Deputies were dispatched to the 21800 block of East Highway 24 regarding a found body.  When deputies arrived on scene they located a deceased male. The victim has been identified at 23 year old Lawrence D. Gloster II. We would like to extend…

Cool Science Festival at Colorado College

A day of live science and fun hands-on science activities. If you’re a Harry Potter fan you will enjoy our “Alchemy, Wizards & Potions” activities, featuring amazing chemistry and science adventures inside our own “castle” where you can climb the bell tower and learn about sound, waves and electricity. Presented by Cool Science, the Colorado College Cool…

Burn Restrictions For Colorado Springs in Effect

Colorado Springs, CO  – Based upon increased fire activity, very high fire danger, current fire weather conditions and consultation and coordination of federal, state and local fire agencies, it is determined that Burn Restrictions are warranted in the City of Colorado Springs. Pursuant of the 2009 International Fire Code the Fire Marshal has implemented Burn…

Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival

Colorado Springs, Colorado – Join 15 public, private and non-profits for an ecotourism birding and nature festival that promotes conservation and education to explore the area’s natural and agricultural heritage resources of the Pikes Peak Region. The festival offers over 30 unique opportunities for participants. Join an experienced field trip leader for a birding experience…

Three Arrested in Colorado Springs Robberies

Colorado Springs, CO – Beginning in January of 2017, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Violent Crimes Section, Robbery Unit, investigated a series of business robberies which occurred at various locations throughout the city. During these robberies, several masked suspects armed with weapons would enter the business and flee with cash and other items. During…

St. Patrick’s Day Walk in Colorado Springs

The Falcon Wanderers Volksmarch Club invites you to our 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day walk on Saturday, March 11th in Colorado Springs.  Come join us for some “green goodies” and an invigorating walk.  The walk will start at the Modern Woodmen of America, 2924 N Beacon St.  The 5 & 10K routes will be on…

Math Tutoring at PPLD.org

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, GRE, or GED? The Pikes Peak Library District has math tutors who can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math. Tutoring for all ages and levels at the Colorado…

Power Outages Close Schools and Businesses

There have been several school and business closures due to power outages through out El Paso County. High winds have damaged power lines.  Here are the following closings: El Paso County Court House Evacuated Due to Roof Damage Widefield School District 3 is now closed.  See School District for more info. Pikes Peak National Bank…

Ice Safety Tips from Colorado Parks & Wildlife

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Winter has finally arrived across Colorado bringing freezing temperatures and snow to the state. But despite the chill, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds everyone that lakes, ponds and streams still may not be ready for winter activity. If going to a state park, check with staff about ice thickness before heading out.…

Electric Safari at the Zoo

  Celebrate holiday cheer during Electric Safari at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights…