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Donated Prom Dresses Needed

Posted: 02/21/2014 - Do you have an old prom or bridesmaid dress you don't want? Local tailor Myrna Smith collects them to give them away to girls in need in our area. She even does the alterations for free! You can drop off your donation at Myrna's Tailor Shop at 1020 Ford Street, Suite E. in Colorado Springs. Her number is 719-550-8600.

Some Hot Pockets Sandwiches Recalled

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Nestlé is recalling Philly Steak and Cheese and Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese "Hot Pockets" sandwiches, because the meat may have come from a supplier that processed meat considered not fit for human consumption. Details are at the link below.

Family of Local Artist Searching for Paintings

Updated: 02/17/2014 - The family of a local artist is asking for help from the community to buy back her paintings. Kristine Urban’s paintings were displayed at the London Olympics. Two months after she passed away from cancer her family lost their home and her paintings in the Black Forest Fire. The family wants to find copies of her art and buy them back or make copies. If you or someone you know has Kristine Urban’s paintings email Emmie Chasteen at brilcristiel@hotmail.com.

Veteran and Reservist Information for Home Depot

Posted: 02/12/2014 - For veterans and reservists interested in employment, The Home Depot’s online military skills translator can help match unique military skills to positions within the company.

Donate To Ashleigh Cox Family

Posted: 02/12/2014 - Ashleigh Cox, 21, tragically lost her life after being caught in an avalanche on Feb. 8. A student at Brigham Young University, Ashleigh was originally from Colorado Springs. A Pledgie account has been set up in Ashleigh’s name to help offset expenses incurred by the family. To donate, click on the attached link.

Wyoming Company Recalls Jerky

Posted: 02/11/2014 - Wyoming Authentic Products, LLC of Cody, Wyoming is recalling jerky because the manufacturing process wasn't followed accurately, meaning quality can't be guaranteed.

Car Seat Recall

Posted: 02/11/2014 - DETROIT (AP) - Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can be trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. The recall covers 11 models sold from 2009 through 2013. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received at least 80 complaints about the seats. Parents reported having to use excessive force to unlatch the harness buckle. In some cases, the straps had to be cut to free children. Affected models include Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride with Safety Surround, My Ride 70, Size 4 Me 70, Smartseat, Nautilus, Nautilus Elite and Argos 70.

Home Efficiency Assistance Program (HEAP)

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Colorado Springs Utilities has a program that can help some customers get free energy and water efficiency upgrades to their homes.

$1 Warm Up At The Zoo!

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Needing a way to keep busy on this snow day? The Pueblo Zoo is offering $1 admission for all indoor exhibits! Penguins, porcupines, lemurs and more are all available to hang out on this bad weather day! Follow the link for more info.

Kitten Involved in Animal Cruelty Case Needs Surgery

Posted: 02/03/2014 - A kitten that survived an horrific animal cruelty case is in need of extensive surgery. If you'd like to donate to help pay the costs of the surgery, here's a link to more information with the Humane Society.

Breathalyzer For Bars

Posted: 02/01/2014 - If you are interested in getting a Boozalator breathalyzer test for your bar you can contact Rick. His information is below. Rick Deobler Owner, Got Your BAC, LLC (719) 428-9836 gotyourbac@yahoo.com

Royal Gorge Groundbreaking Ceremony

Posted: 01/31/2014 - Royal Gorge Bridge & Park: Groundbreaking Ceremony on Friday 1/31. This year, the Royal Gorge Bridge is celebrating its 85th Anniversary, entertaining over 26 million visitors since it opened in 1929. The Grand Re-Opening is scheduled for August of 2014. Limited guided tours for the general public on park transportation will begin on March 15, weekends only from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for $10 per person.

Pringles Recalls Some Chips

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Pringles is recalling a small quantity of 5.68‐ounce cans of its Original crisps. The crisps are being recalled because they may have been inadvertently exposed to seasoning containing milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label. Details are at the link below.

12 Cats Found in Condemned Home Ready for Adoption

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Twelve cats that were among 40 cats and three dogs found in a condemned home in Colorado Springs are ready for adoption at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. This link has adoption information and a link to video taken from inside the home.

Safe2Tell

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Safe 2 Tell allows students a "way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous." It's a not-for-profit organization based on the Colorado Prevention Initiative for School Safety. By state law, the reporting party must remain anonymous. Read more here.

Colorado Peaks Renamed After Broncos

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Click the link to see Gov. Hickenlooper's list of mountains that are being temporarily renamed.

Kinnikinnick Foods Recalls Food

Posted: 01/28/2014 - Kinnikinnick Foods has recalled five products because milk was not declared as an allergen.

Free Flu Shot Clinic

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Penrose-St. Francis Hospital and the Colorado Springs Fire Department are teaming up for a free flu shot clinic.

Pueblo Police Warn About Scam

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Pueblo police say they have received many calls from people who have received a text notification from Wells Fargo with a 719 area code to call. Police say that when callers try the number, they are asked to provide their Social Security number and a 16-digit account number. Pueblo police say this is a scam. Police say the Federal Trade Commission was alerted and has since blocked the number. You can visit an FTC-sponsored website for more information on protecting yourself from scams by clicking on the link below..

Free National Park Entrance

Posted: 01/20/2014 - Click the link for a list of participating national parks.

CSU-Pueblo Budget Information Website

Posted: 01/17/2014 - CSU-Pueblo will lay off as many as 22 staffers as it works to cut $3.3 million from its budget. For more information, click on the link below.

Colorado Company Recalls Beef and Pork Products

Posted: 01/17/2014 - European Meat Products of Lakewood is recalling approximately 130,000 pounds of fresh and ready-to-eat beef and pork products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. For details, click on the link below.

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