Colorado

A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

By Darcy Mount: Senior Ranger Cheyenne Mountain State Park COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado has a reputation for our outdoorsy ways and adventurous attitudes. We love to raft and kayak in whitewater, such as in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. We water ski at places like Lake Pueblo State Park. We plunge down snowpacked mountainsides…

Two Fountain-Fort Carson High School Teachers Honored

The Boettcher Foundation announced in April that it is recognizing a group of standout Colorado teachers for their impact and dedication to students.  Band teacher Josh Race and  science teacher Tobin Chandler from FFCHS teachers are month the group to be recognized for 2019 As part of the Boettcher Scholarship program, which provides Colorado’s most…

James Hanlon in Custody in Denver Metro Area

Update: James Hanlon is in custody in the Denver metro area.  Thanks to the community for their numerous tips. The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section/Homicide Unit has an active arrest warrant for First Degree Murder and is actively pursuing James W. Hanlon, white male, 53 years of age, 5’ 11”, 180 lbs., brown…

Missing Child in Colorado Springs

UPDATE:  Christopher Williams has been found and has been reunited with his family.  Thank you to everyone for your help.  Keep safe. The Colorado Springs Police Department is looking for Christopher Williams, a missing 9-year old from the area around the Fountain Springs Apartments, 4400 block of Fountain Springs Grove. Williams who is 4′ 10″…

Trails, Tails and Ales!

Grab your dog and join us for this special hike! We’ll be hitting the Black Forest Section 16 trail, enjoy a nice walk, and then head to Black Forest Brewing to enjoy a well-deserved beer. Participants will also learn how to taste beer by picking out malt and hops in both flavor and aroma, and…

CSP Requesting assistance for Hit and Run Crash

WELD COUNTY – Investigators with the Colorado State Patrol are asking the public for witnesses or information related to a serious injury hit-and-run crash on December 31.   At approximately 8:00 PM on Interstate 25, near mile marker 244 (just south of Highway 66) a two vehicle crash occurred that sent a 91 year old male…

Free USAFA Chamber Concert

Music/Concert: USAFA Chamber Recital Series – USAFA Band – The United States Air Force Academy Band from Colorado Springs presents their January 2019 Chamber Recital Series. The theme is “Rhythm and Blue” and features true jazz along with jazz-inspired contemporary music performed by a variety of eclectic ensembles. Date:  January 22, 2019 Time:  7:30 pm Location: Packard Performance…

Free Skiing for 5th Graders

Colorado students in 5th can get three free days of skiing at twenty two Colorado Ski resorts. There are also discounts for sixth graders and free ski or snowboard lessons. 5TH GRADE PASSPORT Kids ski free! Colorado Ski Country USA’s 5th Grade Passport Program is the only ski pass that gives children 3 FREE DAYS…

Veteran’s Day Parade in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs will honor its veterans with a Veteran’s Day Parade starting at 10:00 am in downtown Colorado Springs.  The parade has grown to be one of the biggest and best in the United States. This has only been possible because of the work of hundreds of community volunteers and the generous financial support of the…

FEMA Alert On Cell Phone October 3, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alerts System and Wireless Emergency Alert System on October 3, 2018.  The test will assess the readiness to distribute an emergency message nationwide and determine whether improvements are needed. • Sending the WEA test message…