Colorado

Required 2015 Municipal Election Campaign Finance Filing Starts October 1

by Julie Smith COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— The City Clerk’s office notifies all individuals considering running for Mayor or At-Large City Council positions in the April 7, 2015 General Municipal Election that City campaign finance laws require candidates or committees to file the Report of Contributions and Expenditures, starting October 1, IF $20.00 or more has…

27th annual High Country Toy Run

Colorado Springs, CO The biggest & best toy run making Christmas better for local kids.  Huge raffle and auction at the post run party at Cowboys nightclub.  Free USMC ride pin for every participant.  Admission: 1 new toy per person. Would YOU or YOUR COMPANY like to help make Christmas better for THOUSANDS of Kids…

Automated 911 Message

Colorado Springs, CO – BY  Catherine Buckley On September 11, 2014, the Colorado Springs Public Safety Communication Center activated an automated message on the 911 telephone system. This message states “You’ve reached Colorado Springs 911. Please don’t hand up. We are experiencing heavy call volume.  Your call will be answered by the next available emergency operator.” …

Traffic Accident Report for Bradley Road and Marksheffel Boulevard

Colorado Springs, CO Do to various inquiries, the following spreadsheet with traffic accident data since 2006 for the intersection of Bradley Road and Marksheffel Bl. is being released. Traffic accident data is from  2006 to 2014 for the Intersection of Bradley Road and Marksheffel Blvd.  Date was released by the City of Colorado Springs on…

Artists Sought to Portray WOod DUck for Waterfowl Competition

DENVER, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation requests original artwork entries for the 2015 Colorado Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest. This year’s species of focus is the wood duck, Aix sponsa. The deadline for artist submissions is 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24. “It is amazing every year to see what…

Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Fountain firefighters were among the hundreds of firefighters who participated in the 2014 Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Century Link Building in downtown Denver on September 11th. Firefighters climbed the 55 story building twice in full turnout gear, carrying a piece of equipment used for high-rise fires. The primary purpose of the Memorial…

Great Outdoors Colorado to Preserve 15,000 Acres

COLORADO- The Great Outdoors Colorado Board has approved seven grants that will preserve more than 15,000 acres in nine counties, which will create a new public open space near Colorado Springs and a mile of new public fishing access on the Arkansas River. Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invests a portion of Colorado Lottery proceeds to…

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Hanover Fire Support Building

Hanover Fire Protection District Board is excited to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for our Fire Support Building. The new building will include a living area to support operations out of station 2, kitchen, training/Community meeting room, and an office space. Construction of the project is scheduled to begin at the end of June 2014, with…

Donkey Derby Days in Cripple Creek

Now in its 83rd year, Donkey Derby Days tops the list of favorite Cripple Creek events. People from all over the world descend on downtown, drawn by a chance to watch a race inspired by the town’s resident donkey herd, believed to be distant relatives of the original donkeys from the town’s Gold Rush days.…

Springs Spree This Weekend in Colorado Springs

Springs Spree is this weekend at Memorial Park.  This year’s event runs Saturday and Sunday with music and entertainment for the whole family.  There is a carnival with rides, bungee trampoline, obstacle course and an inflated ball-run. Country music singers James Otto and Kelleigh Bannen will perform along with Brothers Osborne and several other bands.  There…