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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…

American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Fountain Valley

Join the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in the Fountain Valley on June 4, 2016.   Relay for life is a fundraiser to help the American Cancer Society fight the nation’s biggest health concern cancer.   It all started when in May 1985, Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours around a track in Tacoma,…

Earth Day Walk in Colorado Springs

The Falcon Wanderers Volksmarch Club and Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center invite you to our Earth Day volksmarch on Saturday, April 16th in Colorado Springs. Come join us for an invigorating walk in this beautiful park.  The walk will start at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 1805 N…