First Day’ Hike Mueller State Park Adventures

DIVIDE, Colo. – The folks at Mueller State Park like to start each new year on the right foot. And the left foot. One after the other. In other words, they like to hike the 44 miles of trails that crisscross the park’s 5,121 acres of meadows and forests. And it has become a New…

Colorado Sends Fire Engines to Support California Wildfires

Lakewood, Colorado – Colorado sent 17 fire engines (Type 3 and 6) to support California wildfire operations. The request was made Tuesday, December 5, 2017, through the National Interagency Resource Ordering and Status System (ROSS). The fire engines will support CalFire and are traveling from Colorado to Chino, California for staging and assignments. DFPC expects a second group of fire engines…

Colorado Sends Aircraft to Assist with California Wildfires

LAKEWOOD, COLORADO — December 2017— The Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) has sent one of its two Multi-Mission Aircraft’s (MMA) to assist with the wildfire situation in California. The second Multi-Mission Aircraft will remain in Colorado. The national structure for combating wildland fires is a cooperative, interagency system involving local, state, and federal agencies. “When Colorado…

Hot Rod Rock & Rumble at PPIR in Fountain

The Pikes Peak Hot Rod Rock and Rumble will take place at the Pikes Peak International Raceway on September 29th and 30th.  There will be live bands and DJ.  Bands include Lee Rocker, Nekromantix,  Hillbilly Casino, Aquasonics and the Atomic Drifters. Other events include car show, vintage drag and oval racing, swap meet, kids games…

Rabid Skunk Found South of Colorado Springs Airport

El Paso County, Colorado – El Paso County Public Health is urging residents to take steps to protect themselves, pets, and livestock from rabies after a skunk found south of the Colorado Springs Airport has tested positive for rabies.  This is the fifteenth confirmed rabid animal (8 skunks, 7 bats) in El Paso County in 2017…

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…

Bike Your Park Day at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – It will be a two-wheeled extravaganza Sept. 30 when Cheyenne Mountain State Park (CMSP) hosts “Bike Your Park Day” with a bike expo, guided rides and workshops as part of a national celebration of the joys of bicycling in parks and public lands. The public is invited as CMSP partners with…

Community Night in the Park in Fountain

City of Fountain’s Community Night in the Park is Tuesday September 19 from 4 pm to 7 pm at Metcalfe  Park located at 704 W Ohio Avenue.. There will be information booths, information about non-profits and vehicle display with police cars and fire engines. There will also be live music by the Fort Carson 4th…

Military Appreciation Days at the Zoo

Thanks to our military personnel for their continued service to our great country. This week’s military discount features 50% off normal admission base price*, which is offered to all active-duty, veteran and retired military personnel and their dependents living in the same household. March on up to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for a week full of stars,…

Car Show in Fountain For Children’s Hospital

There will be a car show  at the Fountain Walmart located at 6310 S Highway 85/87 benefiting Children’s Hospital Colorado on Saturday, September 23rd.  The vehicle entry fee for the car show is $10. Prizes will be awarded to the top five winners.  There will be cash prizes and trophies to the top three places.…