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Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2011

Security and Widefield, Colorado were Businessweek’s magazine runner up for Best place to raise kids in Colorado with Littleton, Colorado placing first. Bloomberg and Businessweek.com shifted their focus from large urbanized places to smaller towns and cities. Using data from Onboard Informatics, a total of 5,418 locations were evaluated nationwide. The communities selected were mostly…

Valentine’s Hike with S’mores

The Fountain Creek Nature Center invites you to hike the nature trail with a naturalist, play a hilarious round of the “Mating Game” focuses on mating habits of animals, and then enjoy a fire and making s’mores for your valentine treat.  (Reservations Required) Location:  Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain CO  80817…

Text Crime Tips to Colorado Springs Police

The Colorado Springs Police Department is introducing a new service called TIP411 through CitizenObserver.com which is a web based crime tip program where citizens can send crime tips to the Colorado Springs Police Department via text message or e-mail.  The tipster will remain anonymous as TIP411 assigns the tipster a generic number and that is all CSPD sees.  Tipsters…