Colorado

Confiscated Illegal Fireworks in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Police Department reported there were 5,739 calls for service with 414 fireworks complaints from July 1st through July 5th. Fireworks are always illegal in the City of Colorado Springs, even sparklers. Fireworks reports  can not be taken over social media. Please call dispatch at 719-444-7000. Thank you. Special thanks…

Fort Carson Freedom Fest

Fort Carson’s Freedom Fest has been extended to a 3-day festival this year! Fort Carson Freedom Fest is from June 29 to July 1 at Fort Carson Iron Horse Park. Doors open for festival activities each day at 3 p.m. and close at 11:30 p.m. Fireworks will be on July 1, 2018 and will begin at…

Missing Adult- Public Assistance Requested

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Police Department is attempting to locate 60-year-old Dean C. Wilfong,who has not been heard from since he last went mountain biking in Palmer Park earlier this morning. CSPD received a 911 call from a telephone linked to Mr. Wilfong just after 9:30AM, and there are concerns he is…

Movies in the Park

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy family-friendly movies under the stars. Fun for the whole family and best of all, it’s FREE! Pre-movie activities & food vendors begin at 7pm. Movies begin at dusk – approximately 8:30pm. June 22 – Moana We are excited to partner with the SAA Pool and the Security Fire…

Top Things To Do This Week in Colorado Springs

June 16, 2018 -Family Fun Day at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Museum in Woodland Park from 9 am to 3 pm. There will lots of fun activities for the whole family. June 16, 2 018 – Memorial Park – Pikes Peak Celtic Festival – Festival celebrates Celtic culture with Irish and Highland dance performances, bagpipe…

Help Keep Young Wildlife Wild

Denver – With spring appearing in every corner of Colorado, residents and visitors will soon see an abundance of new life, including young wildlife. Many birds and mammals give birth this time of year, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises that if you see young wildlife to leave them alone. Now through June, newborn wildlife…

Information Requested in Sexual Assault Investigation

Colorado Springs, CO – The CSPD Special Victims Unit is investigating a sexual assault that occurred at Rampart Park (8270 Lexington Dr) on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 between 3:30 pm and 5 pm near the BMX Park. Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is asked to call 719-444-7000. Or if you wish to remain…

Memorial Day brings summer safety tips from Colorado Parks and Wildlife

DENVER – Many Coloradans and visitors to our state will be kicking off their outdoor summer plans this Memorial Day. With so many activities and open spaces, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds outdoor enthusiasts that our wealth of outdoor activities also come with responsibilities. “Our staff takes pride in seeing so many people getting outdoors…

Territory Days in Old Colorado City

The historic district of Old Colorado City will be holding its annual festival on Colorado Avenue between 23rd Street and 27th Street.  There will be live music, food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. One of the state’s largest craft vendor fairs is highlighted with features including pony rides, kids play area, petting zoo,…

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…