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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…

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…