Colorado

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.” …

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…