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Bike Your Park Day at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – It will be a two-wheeled extravaganza Sept. 30 when Cheyenne Mountain State Park (CMSP) hosts “Bike Your Park Day” with a bike expo, guided rides and workshops as part of a national celebration of the joys of bicycling in parks and public lands. The public is invited as CMSP partners with…

Car Show in Fountain For Children’s Hospital

There will be a car show  at the Fountain Walmart located at 6310 S Highway 85/87 benefiting Children’s Hospital Colorado on Saturday, September 23rd.  The vehicle entry fee for the car show is $10. Prizes will be awarded to the top five winners.  There will be cash prizes and trophies to the top three places.…

Rep Mike Coffman Introduces Veteran Access to Mental Health Bill

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA) led the bipartisan reintroduction of the Veteran Urgent Access to Mental HealthCare Act (H.R. 918). This bill would allow mental health assessments and urgent mental healthcare services to veterans at risk of suicide or harming others, even if they have an other than honorable…

Women’s Night Out

Women’s Night out is back due to popular demand. This years event will be held at French Elementary located at 8225 Alturas Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80911. The event is being sponsored by The Widefield Parks & Recreation Center and Security Library. The first 150 in the door will get a goody bag. This will…

State Trooper Cody Donahue Hit on I25

Today was a sad day for the Colorado State Patrol. A trooper was investigating a property damage crash on Northbound Interstate 25, just south of Castle Rock. While out of his vehicle the trooper was hit and killed by a passing commercial vehicle. We are saddened that Trooper Cody Donahue, an 11 year veteran of…

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…

Crackdown on Boating Under the Influence Success

Littleton, Colo. – Marine law enforcement in Colorado scored another success with Operation Dry Water, the nationwide crackdown on people boating under the influence (BUI) of alcohol or drugs. Agencies and organizations from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and…

Fourth of July Fire Safety  

  DENVER, COLORADO — Many will celebrate our nation’s independence this 4th of July holiday with fireworks, barbecues, and family gatherings. The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) wants to remind everyone to keep fire safety in mind this holiday weekend. “DFPC is urging the public to celebrate our nation’s independence by attending…

Colorado State Patrol on the hunt for DUI drivers

COLORADO – All across Colorado, state troopers will be on the lookout for dangerous driving behaviors during the 4th of July weekend- and they will have zero tolerance to anyone found driving intoxicated. “Independence Day weekend is a wonderful opportunity for friends, family, and communities to get together and celebrate what makes this nation so…

Military Sexual Trauma Awareness

April is Sexual Assault Awarness Month.  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) uses the term “military sexual trauma” or “MST” to refer to sexual assault or sexual harassment during military service and has services available to assist Veterans in their recovery from MST. Veterans can receive free treatment for mental and physical health conditions related…