A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

By Darcy Mount: Senior Ranger Cheyenne Mountain State Park COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado has a reputation for our outdoorsy ways and adventurous attitudes. We love to raft and kayak in whitewater, such as in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. We water ski at places like Lake Pueblo State Park. We plunge down snowpacked mountainsides…

Red Light Cameras in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Beginning May 9, drivers who run a red light at an intersection with red light safety cameras will be issued $75 citations as the 30-day warning and education period comes to an end. Violations confirmed by Colorado Springs Police Department staff to have occurred will receive a citation by mail (no…

Living History Day at Fort Carson

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The 4th Infantry Division Museum will host its sixth annual Living History Day on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kit Carson Memorial Park outside of Gate 1. This year’s event will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and it is free and open to the public..…

FALLEN TREES FROM MARCH BLIZZARD TURNED INTO FREE MULCH FOR RESIDENTS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs’ City Forestry division is grinding up fallen trees and debris recovered after this month’s blizzard into mulch. The mulch will be used in our local parks and playgrounds. Some of it will also be available at no charge to local residents. It’s available for pick up…

Fort Carson Color Fest & Creative Arts Festival

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The Color Fest and Creative Arts Festival, a Mountain Post Living event, kicks off at 10 a.m. April 13 at the Iron Horse Sports and Fitness Center. The event is a colorful celebration of spring, and is open to all Department of Defense ID card holders and their guests. No pets…

James Hanlon in Custody in Denver Metro Area

Update: James Hanlon is in custody in the Denver metro area.  Thanks to the community for their numerous tips. The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section/Homicide Unit has an active arrest warrant for First Degree Murder and is actively pursuing James W. Hanlon, white male, 53 years of age, 5’ 11”, 180 lbs., brown…

The ReVOLution at the Fine Arts Center by Virgil Ortiz

Virgil Ortiz tells the story of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt through his artwork, contemporizing the central characters as sci-fi superheroes to engage younger generations. This significant historic event is rarely taught, but represents one of our nation’s most dramatic uprisings as the Puebloan people banded together to defeat their Spanish colonizers. Hailing from a celebrated…

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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…

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…