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School Threats Town Hall Meeting

School threats are increasing at an alarming rate. Please join us for a Town Hall Meeting to include panel members of school district officials, law enforcement, mental health experts, and the judicial system to address this serious issue. The Town Hall is scheduled for Monday, March 12 between 6-9p.m. at the Shockley-Zalabek Theater located on…

Scholarships for Local Students

Fountain Valley Scholars is a non-profit organization that awards scholarship money to high-achieving and eligible seniors from Fountain-Fort Carson, Mesa Ridge and Widefield high schools to help them attend the college or university of their choice. District 3 and District 8 partnered more than 20 years ago to provide a local scholarships to students in…

Beware of “River Bottles”, Notify Law Enforcement Immediately

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO. – Over the past week, residents of Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties have encountered an influx of bottles turning up on river banks. The bottles are similar in size to a water bottle but are easily recognizable as they have all been mostly encapsulated in duct tape. In most instances, the bottles…

Widefield Student Arrested for School Threat

Widefield, CO –  A student from Widefield High School was arrested for allegedly making a school threat.  Parents received the following letter regarding the threat: Dear WSD3 Parents, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest today off of school grounds which the district found out about late this afternoon. We were informed that…

IHOP Pancakes Fundraiser

Enjoy a FREE short stack of our Original Buttermilk Pancakes and donate to help children battling critical illnesses. Every stack served helps us reach our goal of raising $5 million for local children’s hospitals and health organizations. Since IHOP National Pancake Day® began in 2006, IHOP®, our franchisees and our guests have raised close to $30 million for our community partners. Guests…

Home & Garden HBA Show

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Home Builders Association will hold its annual HBA Home & Garden Show on February 23-25 at Chapel Hills Mall in the upper level (former Gordmans space)?  Bring your shopping list for the family. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of outdoor Colorado living as you wind through…

Free Chick-fil-A Breakfast on Wednesday in February

Fountain, CO –  Chick-fil-A in Fountain, Colorado will be giving a free breakfast entree during the month of February on Wednesday.  Stop by during breakfast hours (6:00-10:30 AM) to get the day’s free breakfast selection. Visit the Chick-fil-A Fountain Facebook Page for more information.

Slick Roads Cause School and Work Delays

Weather Alert  for El Paso County.  Roads are slick and temperatures are only 7° in Colorado Springs.  Many schools have a two hour delay. Several schools are closed including Banning Lewis Ranch Academy, D38 Lewis-Palmer, D49 Falcon and Frontier Charter Academy.  All military bases have a two hour delay.  Find all weather closing on our…

Animal Food Recalls: Pet Food on the List

Animal Food Recalls and Alerts from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA) website. The recalls and alerts were announced by the U.S. FDA and/or manufacturers in the last 90 days. Please be aware of the recalls and take precautions to take care of your family pet. Skippy Premium Select Cuts in Gravy with Beef &…

Body Found in Saguache County

Pueblo, CO – February 19, 2018—CBI—The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) are investigating a body discovered in the county on February 18, 2018. A hiker in the area of County Road 42 and County Road Z discovered a female body just after 10:00 a.m. and alerted authorities…