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Widefield, Colorado

El Paso County New Park Leash Rules

The El Paso Board of County Commissioners approved two new park rules that go into effect immediately. The new rules include regulations that dogs must be on a leash in parks and a change in park hours. “We’re looking for a safe and enjoyable time for all park users,” said Tim Wolken, Community Services Executive…

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…

Bear Creek Nature Center Bear Run

Join Bear Creek Nature Center for our 4th Annual Bear Run! This is a family-friendly 3k fun run & walk on the trails of Bear Creek Nature Center and Regional Trail. All new runners get a bear suit to keep and wear during  the run. Returning runners can dust off their bear suit from previous Bear Runs and…

Colorado Springs Firefighter Arrested in Child Sex Case

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit is actively investigating a 59 year old Colorado Springs Fire Department employee. On October 10, 2018, detectives arrested Robert Patrick Stambaugh without incident. He is charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child, CRS 18-6-403, a Class 3 Felony, and will be booked into the El…

FEMA Alert On Cell Phone October 3, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alerts System and Wireless Emergency Alert System on October 3, 2018.  The test will assess the readiness to distribute an emergency message nationwide and determine whether improvements are needed. • Sending the WEA test message…

Renters Rights 101 in Colorado Springs

The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is pleased to offer “Renter Rights 101,” two informational sessions this Fall for renters in collaboration with Colorado Legal Services. A staff attorney from Colorado Legal Services will present the session content. Pikes Peak Library District and Community Development staff will also present local resources and materials…

Help is Needed for Creek Week Cleanup

Creek Week 2018 is on! Join nearly 2,500 people across the watershed, from Palmer Lake to Woodland Park to Pueblo in the largest outdoor cleanup in the state of Colorado. It’s a chance to spend a beautiful autumn day outside, meet cool like minded people, and make a real difference in your community and your…

Widefield Park & Recreation Pool Closed on Saturday July 21

The Widefield Park & Recreation Pool will be closed on Saturday July 21st.  Sorry for the inconvenience. Widefield Swimming Pool

Widefield Parks & Recreation is Getting a New Roof

The Widefield School District 3 Parks & Recreation Building is getting a new roof.   During the main building closure the pool and fitness room will remain open. The office and indoor classes (youth dance, art camps, evening yoga) will be temporarily relocated to French Elementary – 5225 Alturas Drive, CO 80911.  The Security Public Library will also be…

4th of July Pancake Breakfast in Security

The Security Fire Department will be holding its annual 4th of July Street Breakfast from 6 AM to 11 AM on Wednesday, July 4th, at Fire Station 1 located at 400 Security Blvd. There will be music, entertainment and displays for the whole family. Date: July 4, 2018 Time: 6 AM to 11 AM Location:…