Colorado

ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Celebrate the holiday season with Colorado Parks and Wildlife at Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Join park staff for the Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your family and friends for an afternoon of fun that will include crafts, snacks, stories by the…

2015 RATES SET FOR EVENT VENUES AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Did you know that Cheyenne Mountain State Park has event venues available for weddings, family reunions, staff meetings and more at great rates? Book your next event at Cheyenne Mountain State Park and invite your guests to get away from it all, without ever having to leave Colorado Springs. Special rates…

SUPPORT NATIONAL BAT WEEK

DENVER – National Bat Week, a campaign to inspire Americans to help protect bats, kicks off Oct. 26. This initiative is important to Colorado, home of 18 species of bats, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) who is monitoring bat hibernation sites this winter for the effects of White-nose Syndrome (WNS). “Bats are an important…

Community Meeting with CDOT

Community members are invited to attend a meeting with CDOT regarding the various concerns around the striping of Highway 85/87. The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 16 at 6 pm in the upstairs meeting room at Firehouse #1, located at 811 North Santa Fe.

Widefield School District Celebrates Advanced Placement Scores

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI), in partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), will award $19,900 to students who received a passing score of three or more on the math, science and English on Advanced Placement exams at Mesa Ridge High School and Widefield High School as a part…

Briargate YMCA Turkey Trot

This Thanksgiving invite your friends and family to help those less fortunate. For over 17 years, the YMCA Turkey Trot Run/ Walk has helped raise money to support and help provide opportunities for lower income families to participate in YMCA programs and membership. All funds raised stay right here in our community and will provide…

Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival at Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Join us for our annual Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival, only at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry! The weekend’s festivities will include a pumpkin patch, hayrides, pioneer games, live music, food and drinks, a farmer’s market, animals, hands-on activities and crafts for the kids, operating outdoor and indoor steam powered machinery, “Spooky Histories” in…

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.” …