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Teens Arrested for Shooting Car Windows with BB Guns

 The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls from residents reporting their car windows had been shot out by a BB gun in the Security, Widefield, and Stratmoor Valley area.   One caller reported seeing a silver 1990’s model Chevy Impala in the Stratmoor Valley where several vehicles had been damaged. Deputies stopped a silver Chevy Impala…

Widefield Community Center Spring Break Open Swim

The Widefield Community Center swimming pool  will have special hours for Spring Break Open Swim. Special Pool Open Swim Hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday     1:00- 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 0 5:00 p.m.  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday  1:00 – 3:30 p.m., 3:30 – 5:00 pm., and 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. For more information call (719) 391-3524

Spring Break Fun Bus

The Widefield Community Center has some fun-tastic trips planned for spring break starting March 21 to March 25, 2011.  Events include trips to Skate City, It’z, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Valley Bowl, Museum of Nature & Science, Laser Quest, Sertich Ice Skating and Bigg City.  Trips range from $7.0o to $24.00.  If you would  like…

Fountain Creek Spring Break Nature Camps

The Fountain Creek Nature Center will be hosting its 2011 Spring Break Nature Camp for grades 1 to 6 from March 21 to March 25, 2011. The week long nature camp helps kids connect with nature and get outdoors. Activities include, songs, crafts, hikes, snacks and outdoor adventures. The camps will take place daily from…

St. Paddy Free Ride Home Program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Co., March 17, 2011— McDivitt Law Firm’s priority is to keep the Colorado Springs community safe by reminding everyone to drive safely. That’s why McDivitt Law Firm continues to host its Safe and Sober Free Ride Home program on St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t Leave It to Luck—Get a Safe Ride Home The Safe…

2011 Relay For Life Of Fountain Valley CO

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At Relay, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take…

Sheriff’s Office Searches for Missing Children

Austin Bryant 1999 – 3 yrs Edward Bryant 1999 – 7 yrs On January 22, 2011 the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a suspicious incident involving the alleged disappearance of a child identified as Austin Bryant. Investigation into this matter revealed Austin was last seen sometime between 2003 and 2005. Detectives…

Spring Ahead One Hour: Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 a.m., move your clocks forward 1 hour.  Each spring clocks move up giving us an extra hour of daylight.  The reason for the change is to save energy by using more natural light than by turning on the lights and using electricity.  An easy was to remember which way to…

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bring the whole family to the 28th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and 5K run in downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday, March 12th. The Race beings at 10 am followed by the Parade at noon. The parade route runs along Tejon St between St Vrain and Vermijo.  Parking is available at the city parking garages for a…