Colorado

Bear Attack in Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. –  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating a bear attack on a child in East Orchard Mesa, above the Colorado River corridor, in Grand Junction overnight.   The victim’s mother told CPW officers she heard screaming at approximately 2:30 a.m., Sunday morning. When she went outside to investigate, she witnessed a large…

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo #4 Best Zoo in North America

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ranked #4 for “Best Accredited Zoos in North America in USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice 2018. The top 10 Best Zoo Winners: 1. Saint Louis Zoo 2. Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium 3. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden 4. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo 5. Fort Worth Zoo…

Rocky Mountain State Games

Colorado Springs —- Colorado Springs, a city known around the world as a military community that supports America’s Armed Services and its men, women and families, is proud to once again offer a special program to encourage participation by military members and their families in the 2018 Rocky Mountain State Games. The program is sponsored…

Arrest Made in Rocky Ford Stabbing

Rocky Ford, CO – Just after 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a Rocky Ford Police Officer was called to a home in the 500 block of North 11th St. on a welfare check. As the officer interviewed a resident outside of the home, Shayanne Maestas (DOB: 8/12/96) emerged from the residence, armed with a knife, and…

US Navy Submarine Named USS Colorado

The newest submarine is the fourth ship to be commissioned with the name USS Colorado (SSN-788).  The new submarine was commissioned on March 17, 2018 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Gronton, CT.  Construction of the submarine began in late 2016.  THE USS Colorado is a Virginia-class attack submarine. U.S Senator  Cory Gardner gave…

Amber Alert for Missing Colorado Springs Two Year Old

Colorado Springs, CO –  An Amber Alert has been issued for 2 year old Nain Dominguez.  He has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a green sweatshirt and gray sweatpants with no shoes. The vehicle and suspect information provided earlier (white panel van, dark-skinned male) are no longer believed to be related…

Colorado Springs Airport Ends 2017 On A 7-Year High

Colorado Springs, CO – At the end of December, 2017, a total of 1,677,209 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 29.5 percent increase year over year from December, 2016. Frontier Airlines reported 232,302 passengers in year-to-date traffic, an increase of 249.2 percent from the previous year. 72,645 enplaned passengers and 71,742 deplaned…

Beware of “River Bottles”, Notify Law Enforcement Immediately

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO. – Over the past week, residents of Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties have encountered an influx of bottles turning up on river banks. The bottles are similar in size to a water bottle but are easily recognizable as they have all been mostly encapsulated in duct tape. In most instances, the bottles…

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…

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…