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Military Appreciation Days at the Zoo

Thanks to our military personnel for their continued service to our great country. This week’s military discount features 50% off normal admission base price*, which is offered to all active-duty, veteran and retired military personnel and their dependents living in the same household. March on up to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for a week full of stars,…

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.…

Retiree Information Day

The 2017 All  Services Military Retiree and Spouse Information Day will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8 am to Noon.  The events will be held at Mountain Post Soldier Center building 1525 on 6351 Wetzel Ave at Fort Carson, CO.  They will also have dental screening and flu vaccines for ID Cards/DEERS.…

Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast

The JRTOC is holding the Fountain Fall Festival Pancake Breakfast at Fountain Middle School. The annual fundraiser supports local students in the Fountain Valley area and is held each year before the Fountain Fall Festival Parade. Where: Fountain Middle School 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO When: 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Rates : $5.00…

Fountain Fall Festival on Labor Day Weekend

The Fountain Fall Festival is an annual event in the Fountain Valley area that takes place each year on Labor Day Weekend. The parade will be on  Monday September 4th and starts at 10:00 am along Santa Fe Avenue in front of Fountain-Fort Carson Middle School 515 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Fountain, CO. After the…

Fountain Valley 5K Color Run on Saturday

The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold it’s Second Annual Inaugural 5 K Colorado Run in Fountain, Colorado on September 2nd starting at 8:00 am.  The 5 K run till take place at John Metcalfe Park located at 704 E. Ohio Avenue. Registration includes a t-shirt, race entry and a swag bag. For more information…

City Mitigation Grants to Acquire Landslide Impacted Homes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— The City of Colorado Springs has been awarded grant funding totaling $5.9 million to acquire qualifying properties in southwest Colorado Springs impacted by landslide activity that began in 2015. Twenty-seven homeowners qualified to be included in the application for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through the…

Winning Ticket Sold for $758 M Powerball Jackpot

One  Lucky Powerball winning ticket was sold in Massachusetts. The winning ticket was sold at Handy Variety in Watertown, Massachusetts  and 9,397,723 additional players won prizes totaling more than $135 Million. The numbers drawn were 6, 7, 16, 23, 26 and the Powerball was 4. The estimated jackpot will be reset to $40 Million for…

Free Admission for Military to all State Parks in August

Colorado – Free admission to all state parks for the month of August. Active duty and veterans are admitted free to Colorado State Parks. The military member or veteran must show proof of military service (photo ID, DD-214, VA medical card) and obtain the free pass from any Colorado State park or CPW office. Military member…

Hawk to be Released by Lucky Visitor at Cheyenne Mountain SP

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Birds of prey will be celebrated and a lucky visitor will get to release a rehabilitated red-tailed hawk in a special event scheduled for 2 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 3, at Cheyenne Mountain State Park. The park is partnering with the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo to offer visitors an intimate…