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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…

American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Fountain Valley

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for LIfe will be held in the FOuntain Valley on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Fountain Middle School from 12 Noon to 10 pm (NOTE:  this will not be an overnight event).  If you would like to participate visit  www.relayforlife.org/fountainvalleyco  or call Wonda Barker, Event Lead, 719-246-3246.. There will be…

Two Colorado Cases of Zika Virus

DENVER – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has confirmed two Colorado cases of Zika in 2016. Both individuals had traveled to a Zika-affected country, and both have recovered. The cases were reported last week. Colorado is likely to have more cases of Zika in the coming year. CDPHE will not provide information about specific cases. How…

ST. PATRICK’S DAY WALK IN COLORADO SPRINGS

The Falcon Wanderers Volksmarch Club invites you to our annual St. Patrick’s Day volksmarch on Saturday, March 5th in Colorado Springs. Come join us for some “green goodies” and an invigorating walk. The walk will start at the Modern Woodmen of America, 2924 N Beacon St.  The 5 & 10K routes will be on city…

Slippery Roads Outside Many Schools Closed on Wednesday

Slippery roads are causing havoc for many drivers.  Tires are spinning but cars just aren’t moving.  The snow is high and roads are icy causing cars to get stuck throughout Colorado Springs and Fountain.  Many drivers were stuck on Cheyenne Meadows Drive and Cheyenne Mountain Blvd throughout the day. Thanks to many good Samaritans who…

Peak Spa and Wellness Grand Opening

Join Peak Spa and Wellness for their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, September 10 at 8:30 am. Open house following until 6:00 pm. Come see the new spa and wellness center pace, meet the staff, have some hors d’oeuvers and schedule your next massage, facial, wax or nutrition appointment. Discounts available! 413 Security…

No Text and Driving Enforcement in Colorado

Colorado State Patrol Distracted Driving Enforcement The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) is pleased to announce the second wave of our 2015 Distracted Driving campaign. Friday night, motorists all around Colorado will see an increase in CSP patrols looking for distracted driving behaviors. In Colorado, any driver under the age of 18 is prohibited from using…

Marijuana DUI Citations in Colorado

In 2014, the Colorado State Patrol saw a new era of impaired driving enter into our state. In an attempt to document the trends, Colonel Scott Hernandez, Chief of the Colorado State Patrol ordered the specific tracking of marijuana related citations.  A summary of the 2014 DUI/DUID data is as follows. – 5,546 citations were…

Handicap Parking $350 Fine

The fine for parking in a Handicap Parking spot is now $350.  If you need a Handicap Parking Permit call the Department of Motor Vehicles for more information at 719-520-6240.  Handicapped cards from another state can be used here as long as the handicapped person is the driver or a passenger in the vehicle. It…