Posted: 06/05/2014 - We sat down with questions YOU submitted and asked them to the four Republicans running for Colorado governor. Whoever wins the Republican ticket in the June primary will go on to face Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper, who is running for a second term. View their answers by following the link.
Posted: 06/03/2014 - The Postal Inspection Service has received complaints related to fraudulent emails and phone calls. The email, which claims to be from the US Postal Service, includes a message about an attempted or intercepted package delivery. The customer is told to click the link or open an attachment then print the label. When opened, a malicious virus is installed on the computer. If a customer receives an email similar to the one described above, USPS says do not click on the link or open the attachment. Forward the email to firstname.lastname@example.org and then delete the email. For more information about mail fraud, click on the link below.
Posted: 06/03/2014 - There are several locations to drop off ballots in El Paso County for the upcoming primary later this month. All ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on June 24. The 11 drop-off locations are: 1. Main Clerk’s Office at the Citizens Service Center, 1675 West Garden of the Gods Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907 (drive-up) 2. Downtown Centennial Hall Clerk’s Office, 200 South Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 3. Southeast Powers Clerk’s Office, 5650 Industrial Pl, Colorado Springs, CO 80916 4. North Union Town Center Clerk’s Office, 8830 N. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 5. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (drive-up) 6. Charles C. “Chuck” Brown Transportation Complex, 3275 Akers Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80922 7. Department of Transportation Substation, 1010 Golden St, Calhan, CO 80808 8. Falcon Fire Department, 7030 Old Meridian Rd, Falcon, CO 80831 (drive-up) 9. Fountain Police Department, 222 North Santa Fe Ave, Fountain, CO 80817 10. City of Manitou Springs, 606 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 11. Town of Monument, 645 Beacon Lite Rd, Monument, CO 80132
Posted: 06/03/2014 - Looking for a way to help those who serve so bravely overseas? Tuesday and Wednesday, you can donate blood to the troops. The event will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fort Carson at the Special Events Center. Donors must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. All blood types are encouraged to donate.
Posted: 05/29/2014 - A company is now offering flyers insurance for problems that most airlines will not compensate for. The new program is called Air Care, and it's through the Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. For $25 a flight, Aircare will pay you $500 if your checked luggage is delayed more than 12 hours. They'll also pay you $500 if a flight delay causes you to miss a connecting flight. Read more in the attached link.
Posted: 05/21/2014 - GM continues to expand the number of vehicles recalled this year. Tuesday, the company announced it's recalling 2.4 million vehicles, bringing the total number of vehicles recalled in 2014 to over 13 million. The vehicles affected by the latest recall include Cadillac Escalades, Pontiac G6S, Chevy Malibus, Enclaves and Traverses. More info can be found in the attached link.
Posted: 05/21/2014 - There is a dangerous email scam going around. Hackers send an email that appears to be from the BBB. If you click on the link in the email, or download the attachment, your computer will be open to hackers who can steal your personal information. If you get a suspicious email, contact the BBB directly to verify. You can call 719-636-1155, or Toll Free 1-866-206-1800, or click on the link below.
Posted: 05/20/2014 - Almost 2 million pounds of ground beef products are being recalled over possible e. Coli contamination. The recall covers beef from the Wolverine Packing Company in Detroit, Mich. and were shipped to distributors for restaurant use in four states. Officials says they suspect 11 people were sickened by the beef. For more information on the recall, follow the attached link.
Posted: 05/15/2014 - The Pikes Peak Region Peace Officers’ Memorial Fund is to support the construction of a memorial that will be built in Colorado Springs. This memorial will pay tribute to the men and women in law enforcement who have died in the line of duty in the Pikes Peak Region. Click the link below to see a Facebook page that includes information about the upcoming Valor Run fundraiser in Colorado Springs.
Updated: 05/14/2014 - About 600 free, reserved-seat tickets for the Academy’s Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony will be available Friday. Tickets must be picked up in person at one of three locations: the Business Alliance offices at 102 S. Tejon Street, Suite 430, in Colorado Springs, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.- the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce offices, at 300 Colorado Highway 105 in Monument, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.- and the Air Force Academy’s Athletic Ticket Office, at the Cadet Field House, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information, click on the link below.