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Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management Monitoring High Winds

El Paso County / Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management Monitoring High Wind and Red Flag Warnings for Thursday and FridayEmergency ManagmentFEATURED NEWSNEWSPublic Works Colorado Springs: December 1, 2022 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) is closely monitoring the potential for damaging winds in the Pikes Peak region Thursday evening, Dec. 1…

High Winds Cause Delays in El Paso County

Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Due to projected high winds and anticipated unsafe conditions, all schools and buildings in Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 will be operating on a two-hour delayed start schedule on Friday, Dec 2. This delay applies to school and staff start times. Also, there will be no A.M. preschool. Buses will…

Balloon Festival Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Spring’s Labor Day Balloon Festival is a fun event for the entire family. Taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Labor Day weekend guests can watch as approximately 65 hot air balloons float around the city. There will be food vendors, skydiving demonstrations, music, food vendors, and fun…

Daylight Saving Time in Colorado

DENVER – Changing your clocks with your driving habits during daylight saving time can help prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions. Wildlife experts advise drivers that wildlife is on the move so be aware, drive with caution, and slow down especially at night. This Sunday, Nov. 7, marks the end of daylight saving time in Colorado. This means…

Labor Day Balloon Lift Off

This years Labor Day Balloon Lift Off in Colorado Springs will have nearly 80 balloons filling our skies. The event takes place on September 4th to the 6th at Memorial Park at 5:30 am. Balloon s lift off at 7:00 am. This is a free event for the whole family. Bring your chairs, camera and…

El Paso County Fair Starts July 9th

El Paso County Fair Friday starts on July 9th at 7:00 pm. There will be rides, food and fun. Everyone loves a good carnival and what better way to celebrate than taking a ride (or 10) at the El Paso County Fair. HOURS:Friday, July 9: 7:00 pm -11:00 pmSaturday, July 10: 11:00 am -11 pmSunday,…

Ranch Home Backs to Open Space

Great ranch home with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car garage plus 2 car detached garage with workshop. Courtesy of Liz Alexander, Pink Realty View more homes!

Thunder in the Valley Cruise & Car Show

The annual Thunder in the Valley Cruise and Car Show will be in Fountain, Colorado on July 9th and 10th. Friday evening there will be a cruise. The car show will be on Saturday at Metcalf Park from 9 am to 2 pm. Enjoy the Classic Cars, food vendors and music. The Thunder in the…

Celebrate July 4th Festivities

Colorado Springs celebrates July 4th with Symphony on Your Porch. There will be no public access, and residents are encouraged to watch from their homes. Colorado Springs Banning Lewis Ranch The Broadmoor Cherokee Ridge Golf Course Garden of the Gods Resort and Club The Club at Flying Horse Patty Jewett Golf Course Several local radio…

Colorado Springs Lucky Lottery Winners

Colorado had a weekend of big winners. Check out the winning ticket locations below and be sure to check your tickets! Friday, Jan. 8:🍀 A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $10,000 sold at Bob’s Liquor at 3519 N. El Paso St. in Colorado Springs. Saturday, Jan. 9:🍀 A winning Powerball ticket worth $100,000 sold at King Soopers…

Check Out Colorado State Parks

Reserve your free State Parks Pass and Backpack today at the Fountain Library by clicking here! This program is a partnership with the Colorado Department of Education, State Library, local library systems, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. It is meant to encourage Coloradans to visit our State Parks and experience all of the great outdoor…

Colorado Storm Coming

A winter snow storm is coming to Colorado. Temperatures will be dropping down to the low 30’s according to weather.com. Remember to disconnect waters hoses outdoors. If the temperature drops below 20 degrees, keep one or two indoor faucets running slowly to prevent water lines from freezing. Get more Winter Maintenance Tips from RENTEC DIRECT.…

Veterans Benefit in Colorado

The most underused Veteran benefit in Colorado in 2020 according to VAntage Point: “Colorado has a free Lifetime Fish & Game small game license for Veterans 60% or more service connected.” – Richard J. Tremaine, director, Division of Veterans Affairs Veterans can learn more at www.Colorado.Gov/Vets. Find benefits for your state.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Reopens in 3 Phases

After being closed to the public since March 17 due to COVID-19 restrictions, which is the longest closure in our 94-year history, we are now able to welcome our members and guests back to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! We have put many precautions in place, so you can feel comfortable and confident during your visit to the…

Stay Bear Aware

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – Colorado Springs, CO – American black bears in Colorado have come out hibernation, and they’ll be hungry after a winter in the den. Although we don’t have any native species of black bears at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, we’re advocates for doing all we can to keep wild animals wild. No matter…

Women find elk in old mine shaft; animal rescued

CREEDE, Colo.  – The wind blew hard and cold on Saturday in the upper Rio Grande Valley and it was not the kind of day that Chere Waters would normally pick to hike up a blustery hillside. “I don’t know what it was, but something was drawing me to go up there,” Waters said. Whatever…