Security – Widefield

Widefield, Colorado

Annual Golf Tournament

Colorado Springs, CO –  The Fountain Valley Scholars Annual Golf Tournament will be held Monday, July 23, 2018 at Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course. This will be a four-person scramble that will begin at 8 a.m. Each year, the Fountain Valley Scholars committee holds a golf tournament at Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course on Fort Carson. This…

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal in Widefield

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal in Security and Widefield will be on  Saturday, March 31 @ 9am – 1pm at Widefield Parks & Recreation (use the Aspen Drive entrance) In partnership with El Paso County, Widefield Parks & Recreation is proud to sponsor HHWD! This event is for residents of Widefield/Security to properly dispose of residential household hazardous waste items. Please…

Early Release for Widefield District 3 on Thursday

For the first time in Widefield history, we have two teams competing in the 4A Girls Basketball Final Four.  The Widefield High School Lady Gladiators and the Mesa Ridge High School Lady Grizzlies will play on Thursday, March 8 at the Denver Coliseum. Mesa Ridge High School vs. Pueblo South @ 4pm Widefield High School…

School Threats Town Hall Meeting

School threats are increasing at an alarming rate. Please join us for a Town Hall Meeting to include panel members of school district officials, law enforcement, mental health experts, and the judicial system to address this serious issue. The Town Hall is scheduled for Monday, March 12 between 6-9p.m. at the Shockley-Zalabek Theater located on…

Scholarships for Local Students

Fountain Valley Scholars is a non-profit organization that awards scholarship money to high-achieving and eligible seniors from Fountain-Fort Carson, Mesa Ridge and Widefield high schools to help them attend the college or university of their choice. District 3 and District 8 partnered more than 20 years ago to provide a local scholarships to students in…

Widefield Student Arrested for School Threat

Widefield, CO –  A student from Widefield High School was arrested for allegedly making a school threat.  Parents received the following letter regarding the threat: Dear WSD3 Parents, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest today off of school grounds which the district found out about late this afternoon. We were informed that…

IHOP Pancakes Fundraiser

Enjoy a FREE short stack of our Original Buttermilk Pancakes and donate to help children battling critical illnesses. Every stack served helps us reach our goal of raising $5 million for local children’s hospitals and health organizations. Since IHOP National Pancake Day® began in 2006, IHOP®, our franchisees and our guests have raised close to $30 million for our community partners. Guests…

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…

Get out and give thanks on Fresh Air Friday!

DENVER – Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges you to step away from the hustle and bustle this time of year can bring. On November 24, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invite you to connect with family and friends by getting outside…

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…