Colorado

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…

Colorado Senior Homestead Property Tax Exemption

El Paso County, CO– The El Paso County Assessor’s office sent a mailing to 20,255 local residents with information on the Colorado Senior Homestead Property Tax Exemption. If it has not already arrived in your mailbox, it should be there any day. “While I’ve worked with our legislators over the years, on behalf of our…

Colorado State Fair Announces Entertainment Lineup for 2014

The Colorado State Fair entertainment series lineup for 2014 has been released.  Tickets go on sale June 7 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased by clicking here,  by calling 866-461-6556, or visiting the Colorado State Fairgrounds. “Each ticket also gives fans the option of coming early and enjoying a full day at the fair…

Residents Can Save Money on Health Care Costs

El Paso County, CO– El Paso County launched a new program to help county residents better manage the cost health services. As a member of the National Association of Counties (NACo), El Paso County is able to offer the Prescription/Health Discount and Dental Discount Programs to residents that will provide savings on prescriptions, health services…