FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division, in cooperation with the city of Colorado Springs, and several other community organizations, have planned a Black Hawk helicopter flyover from approximately 6:55 – 8p.m., Saturday. The flyover is a special Independence Day tribute to honor the military men and women, past and
After being closed to the public since March 17 due to COVID-19 restrictions, which is the longest closure in our 94-year history, we are now able to welcome our members and guests back to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! We have put many precautions in place, so you can feel comfortable and confident during your visit to the
TÓ NANEESDIZÍ, DINÉTAH, (TUBA CITY, NAVAJO NATION) — As COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation reach 1,127 with 44 deaths, the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund is building momentum to address a food and water crisis in the area with support from actor Jason Momoa. A massive truck carrying 28 pallets with 1,540
EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Starting Monday, March 16, several El Paso County and surrounding county school districts will close school facilities for 16 days. Those schools closing include: Colorado Springs School District 11 Academy School District 20 Manitou Springs District 14 Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 Elbert 200 Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Pikes
On Feb. 23, 1945, four days after the initial assault on the island of Iwo Jima, Marines took control of the high ground and planted a flag atop Mt. Suribachi. The flag raising didn’t signal the end of the fight on Iwo Jima. It did motivate the Marines and corpsmen still flushing out an entrenched
Fountain Community Theater is doing a special performance of Give ’em Hell Harry!! as a fundraiser for family of Gannon Stauch on Monday February 17th 2020 at 6:30 pm 326 W. Alabama Ave. Fountain, CO All proceeds of this event will go to the family of Gannon Stauch in the hope that this small effort
GUNNISON, Colo. – A six-month-long fishing tournament with $10,000 in prize money sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife starts Feb. 1 at Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison in western Colorado. The tournament, which continues through July 31, is aimed at maintaining adequate kokanee fry survival by limiting predation from lake trout. Anglers are asked to
Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute will ring in their 18th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the City Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The City Auditorium is located at 221 East Kiowa. The tickets will be available at door: Adults $6, Children 5-9 $5, Active
Citizen Soldier Connection is pairing with the Colorado Springs Conservatory to offer Music Classes for the Military! This amazing opportunity is for a 8 week session, with offerings in piano, guitar, voice, song writing, and recording arts. The cost is $100, payable to the Colorado Springs Conservatory. Citizen Soldier Connection is offering scholarships! Don’t miss
DENVER, Colo. – Starting in 2020, it will be easier than ever for visitors to reserve a campsite, cabin, yurt, picnic area, or other facilities at Colorado’s 41 state parks. Effective Jan. 1, all of Colorado’s state parks will require campers to book campsites within the Colorado Parks and Wildlife purchasing system which now provides
The 2nd annual Calhan Country Christmas lights up the El Paso County Fair & Events Center on Saturday, Dec. 14. Come enjoy the magic of the season. Gates open at 5 p.m. There is no admission charge, but guests are encouraged to bring one non-perishable food donation per person to support the Eastern Plains Community Pantry.
Here’s another home for sale in Southwest Colorado Springs from Liz Alexander, Pink Realty. Watch the video of 608 Stevens Ave showcasing the hardwood floors, living room, bedrooms and nice size yard. This property is on the market and consists of 3 bedrooms / 1 Full Size baths, and a 2 car detached garage! The
Join Widefield Parks and Recreation for their annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The festivities will start at 5:30 pm when Santa lights the tree! There will be crafts for the kids, holiday shopping, hayrides and snacks. Widefield Parks and Recreation is located at 705
All El Paso County Offices will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving from El Paso County!
Celebrate 100 Years with the FAC – Fine Arts Center Join us as we celebrate the Broadmoor Art Academy’s official birthday and the opening of The Broadmoor Art Academy and Its Legacy, 1919-1970, an FAC Legacy Series exhibition that brings together hundreds of works from dozens of local, national, private, and public collections, interpreted by
Join Dr. Michael Bartolo of Colorado State University’s Agricultural Experiment Station to learn about the Pueblo Chile, its evolutionary and cultural origins, and how Colorado’s climate and elevation affect the taste and health properties of the chile. Register now – registration closes Oct. 12! When: Sat., Oct. 19, from 2 – 3 p.m. Where: Fountain Library Meeting