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On Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at approximately 8:33 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) responded to a reported armed robbery at the Valero convenience store located at 5790 North Carefree Circle. Prior to patrol officers’ arrival, the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle. When the officers arrived on scene they discovered that the…

12th Annual Veteran’s Small Business Conference

Join us for our 12th Annual Veteran’s Small Business Conference! The event includes a full day of workshops and key takeaways to immediately implement in your business. This event also offers keynote speakers, access to expert consultants for free one-on-one consulting throughout the day, and resource exhibitors. Your registration also includes breakfast and lunch. Visit the…

El Paso County New Park Leash Rules

The El Paso Board of County Commissioners approved two new park rules that go into effect immediately. The new rules include regulations that dogs must be on a leash in parks and a change in park hours. “We’re looking for a safe and enjoyable time for all park users,” said Tim Wolken, Community Services Executive…

Trails, Tails and Ales!

Grab your dog and join us for this special hike! We’ll be hitting the Black Forest Section 16 trail, enjoy a nice walk, and then head to Black Forest Brewing to enjoy a well-deserved beer. Participants will also learn how to taste beer by picking out malt and hops in both flavor and aroma, and…

New Fountain Valley Craft Classes

Fountain Valley Crafters will be holding registration on Wed., January 9, 2019 from 9 – 11 for 10 weeks of crafting classes at VFW Post 3917, 4715 W. Clearview Drive, Security, CO.  Membership is open to all residents of El Paso County with classes beginning Wed., January 16.  Late registration is possible if needed. Cost…

CSP Requesting assistance for Hit and Run Crash

WELD COUNTY – Investigators with the Colorado State Patrol are asking the public for witnesses or information related to a serious injury hit-and-run crash on December 31.   At approximately 8:00 PM on Interstate 25, near mile marker 244 (just south of Highway 66) a two vehicle crash occurred that sent a 91 year old male…

Free USAFA Chamber Concert

Music/Concert: USAFA Chamber Recital Series – USAFA Band – The United States Air Force Academy Band from Colorado Springs presents their January 2019 Chamber Recital Series. The theme is “Rhythm and Blue” and features true jazz along with jazz-inspired contemporary music performed by a variety of eclectic ensembles. Date:  January 22, 2019 Time:  7:30 pm Location: Packard Performance…

CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Training Classes

Whether your job requires the training, you work with youth or you just want to get certified; these classes are for you. Get the information you need to provide assistance when someone is faced with a cardiac or breathing emergency, or needs First Aid. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive certification through…

Free Skiing for 5th Graders

Colorado students in 5th can get three free days of skiing at twenty two Colorado Ski resorts. There are also discounts for sixth graders and free ski or snowboard lessons. 5TH GRADE PASSPORT Kids ski free! Colorado Ski Country USA’s 5th Grade Passport Program is the only ski pass that gives children 3 FREE DAYS…

Veteran’s Day Parade in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs will honor its veterans with a Veteran’s Day Parade starting at 10:00 am in downtown Colorado Springs.  The parade has grown to be one of the biggest and best in the United States. This has only been possible because of the work of hundreds of community volunteers and the generous financial support of the…