Cops vs Kids Basketball Game at Bowers Gym in Widefield

Widefield and Mesa Ridge High Schools will play a Basketball Game vs. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.  The Charity Basketball Game will be help on April 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm at Bowers By (Widefield High School) Game 1  will be 8th Graders vs. Teachers and Game 2 will by Mesa Ridge and Widefield High Schoolers…

Cajun Boil Fundraiser Dinner At Fountain-Fort Carson High School

Fountain-Fort Carson Baseball team will be holding a Cajun Boil Fundraising Dinner to raise funds for their baseball program. Our Cajun Boil Fundraising Dinner will be Friday April 14th @ 6:30 p.m. in the FFCHS Cafeteria.  It will be an ALL You Can Eat Crab, shrimp, Sausage, and potatoes dinner for $25. Date:  April 14,…

Paint Mines Park Photography Workshop

Winter is a wonderful time to explore the beauty of the Paint Mines. Join award-winning Colorado Springs photographer, Mike Pach, as he guides you through the hoodoos to help you capture photos of this impressive landscape. Mike owns 3 Peaks Photography & Design, is the founder of the Colorado Photography Learning Group, and hosts The…

Manitou Incline Trail Reopening Celebration

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Join us for a reopening celebration on Friday, December 2 at 8:30 a.m. at the base of the Manitou Incline. Please park in the COG parking lot, 515 Ruxton Av, 80829. The Manitou Incline will be reopened to the public after closing for repairs the past three months. Phase 2 construction…

Colorado Library Project Wins Award

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife was honored to accept the 2016 Library Project of the Year award on Oct. 21 from the Colorado Association of Libraries. CPW was recognized for the Check Out Colorado State Parks program, which allows Colorado library users to check out Colorado state parks passes. The award recognizes “a creative…

Moose Killed in Teller County

  DIVIDE, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for any information to shed light on a poaching incident that happened northwest of Divide, Colo., sometime between Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday morning, Oct. 30. District Wildlife Managers responded to a report of a dead bull moose off of county road 3, where they…

Give Wildlife a Break

Colorado – With warm weather now behind us for the year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges residents to take down equipment and yard toys that cause problems for wildlife. Recently in Durango, a young buck deer became tangled in a hammock which broke off an antler and part of its skull. A resident reported seeing…

Youth Basketball Registration Now Open in Widefield

Registration is now open for youth basketball at Widefield Parks & Recreation.  Leagues are available for 1st through 6th graders.  There will be a total of seven games per team played on Saturdays and or weeknights.  Fee to register is $40.  Lots of fun for the kids.   Go to our website to sign your kids…

New Law for Snowmobile, OHV and Boat Owners

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds anyone planning to purchase a boat, OHV or snowmobile that after Jan. 1, 2017, a new regulation requires that the buyer demonstrate proof of ownership before it can be registered. Failure to show proof of ownership will prevent the completion of the registration. If planning to purchase this…

Fishing Limits Lifted for Pikeview Reservoir

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is lifting fishing bag and possession limits for Pikeview Reservoir effective immediately as part of an emergency fish salvage. Colorado Springs Utilities is lowering water levels in the reservoir (located near Garden of the Gods Rd., and Mark Dabling Blvd.) in order to unclog a partially clogged inlet…