Military

Ranch Horse Round Up 2018

Family concert, five dollar barbecue hamburger dinner to benefit our local military at the Kit Carson riding Club. Event starts at 5:30 pm on July 28 at 6775 Cowpoke and Black Forest road. Latigo band plays at six pm and also live auction. Concert is five dollars also. Please have come have fun and support…

Fort Carson Freedom Fest

Fort Carson’s Freedom Fest has been extended to a 3-day festival this year! Fort Carson Freedom Fest is from June 29 to July 1 at Fort Carson Iron Horse Park. Doors open for festival activities each day at 3 p.m. and close at 11:30 p.m. Fireworks will be on July 1, 2018 and will begin at…

Rocky Mountain State Games

Colorado Springs —- Colorado Springs, a city known around the world as a military community that supports America’s Armed Services and its men, women and families, is proud to once again offer a special program to encourage participation by military members and their families in the 2018 Rocky Mountain State Games. The program is sponsored…

US Navy Submarine Named USS Colorado

The newest submarine is the fourth ship to be commissioned with the name USS Colorado (SSN-788).  The new submarine was commissioned on March 17, 2018 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Gronton, CT.  Construction of the submarine began in late 2016.  THE USS Colorado is a Virginia-class attack submarine. U.S Senator  Cory Gardner gave…

Fire Evacuations Ordered Near Fountain, CO

Fire evacuations are now underway for a fire on Fort Carson that is spreading off of the military reservation.  Evacuation areas include High Stakes Vw and Chaps Vw east to I25 south to County Line, west to Boca Raton Hts.   Evacuation route Indian Village Hts to I25.   An evacuation center is being set up…

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…

VA & CFPB Warning on Refinancing Offers

The CFPB and VA are issuing their first WARNO, “Warning Order,” to servicemembers and veterans with VA home loans. If you have a VA home loan, then there is a good chance that you have already come into contact with unsolicited offers to refinance your mortgage that appear official and may sound too good to…

Supporting Military Families in Colorado

Fountain, CO – This week the Safeway in Fountain, Colorado partnered with Eckrich & Operation Homefront to help surprise a Colorado Springs military family with a new 2017 Ford Fusion! Thank you Eckrich for including us in your national campaign to honor, thank, & support military families.  Since 2012, Eckrich has donated more than $2 million to Operation Homefront.…

Fort Carson hosts Retiree Appreciation Day

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson will host the annual Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day at the Mountain Post Soldier Center, Building 1525, on post Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. to provide retirees with essential services. The annual event recognizes the service of the military retiree population and provides updated information that is pertinent to…

Pikes Peak Regional Air Show

This years Pikes Peak Regional Air Show in Colorado Springs, CO will be held on September 23 – 24th at the Colorado Springs Airport. Aerobatics and performances by the Thunderbirds will be featured both days of the air show, along with precision aerobatic teams like the Trojan Flyers. “Dogfights” between Allied and Axis WWII fighters…