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El Paso- Teller County Emergency Alert System

Updated: 08/13/2013 - Register for El Paso Teller County Emergency Alert System. Even if you are already registered, authorities are asking that you sign up for the new system. Here is the link.

Pasta In the Park

Posted: 08/08/2013 - Find out how to get tickets to this annual event, benefiting TESSA.

Seeds Community Cafe

Posted: 08/07/2013 - Find out more about how this non-profit plans to impact the Colorado Springs community.

Magazine Telemarketing Victims Contact Colorado Attorney General

Posted: 08/05/2013 - If you were defrauded by magazine telemarketers from March 2007 until May of 2013 the Colorado Attorney General urges you to contact the consumer hotline at 1-800-222-4444 or head to the consumer complaint website.

Ground Beef Recall

Posted: 08/02/2013 - National Beef Packing Company is recalling 50,100 pounds of ground beef sold under the National Beef, NatureSource and NatureWell brands.

West Nile Virus Information

Posted: 08/02/2013 - Mosquitoes in Pueblo city and Pueblo County have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Here's a link to the state's "Fight the Bite" website.

The Sandlot at Skysox Stadium

Posted: 08/02/2013 - Come out to Security Service Field on August 2nd at 7:45 PM to watch The Sandlot and meet Director David Mickey Evans. Follow the link provided for more information.

Car Seat Checks

Posted: 08/01/2013 - Child Passenger Safety Team Colorado today announced it will conduct “Seat Checks” and education sessions throughout the month of August. Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on hand at approximately 150 CPS inspection stations across the state to check car seats for proper installation. Parents can find an inspection station by clicking on the link below or calling this number: 303-239-4500.

Theatreworks presents "Cymbeline" at Rockledge Ranch, Aug. 1st-24th

Posted: 08/01/2013 - Cymbeline is Shakespeare’s wildest and most enchanting romance, and the perfect tale for a Colorado summer night. Bring your family, picnics and lawn games and enjoy the Ranch before the show. The cast will be performing a few songs every night around 6:45pm. Please follow the link provided for show times and more information.

Don't Forget To "Letter Rip" Friday!

Posted: 08/01/2013 - Need to get rid of some old documents? KKTV and the Better Business Bureau are teaming up for the latest "Letter Rip!" All you need to do is pack your documents into boxes and head down to the Sky Sox stadium parking lot on 4385 Tutt Boulevard, where your documents will be shredded. The event is going on from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday Up to five boxes of documents will be accepted for free; you'll be charged $5 per box for any additional boxes. Plastics, cardboard, magazines, and files more than a half-inch thick cannot be accepted. E-waste and data destruction will also be available. Call Blue Star Recyclers for pricing. That number is 597-6119. The event is intended to help the public safely dispose of documents without any risk of identity theft.

West Nile

Posted: 07/31/2013 - There have been 3 cases of West Nile in Colorado this year. To learn more about the virus and how to protect you and your family, click on the link below.

Staying "Bear Aware"

Posted: 07/30/2013 - Bears are a fact of life for those living so close to the mountains, so it's important to know how to peacefully co-exist--and what to do if you ever have an encounter. Click on this link for a list of tips from Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Preparing For Flash Flooding

Posted: 07/24/2013 - City officials want homeowners to be prepared in case of flash flooding. To look at high risk areas and find resources to help you prepare, click on the link below.

Springs Police Looking For Owners Of Recovered Stolen Property

Updated: 07/24/2013 - Police have recovered stolen items from storage units and they need help finding the owners. The storage units that were burglarized are in Colorado Springs. To see pictures of the recovered items, click on the link below.

New Flash Flood Risk Information Available

Posted: 07/24/2013 - The Final Flash Flood Risk Analysis Maps for Fountain, Ute and Camp creeks are now available online. They show expected inundation areas for one hour rainfall amounts of 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 1.75, and 2.0 inches of rain. For more information click on the link below.

Flash Flood Risk Analysis for Waldo Canyon Burn Scar

Posted: 07/24/2013 - -El Paso County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Division, City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management, and the City of Manitou Springs will share the Final Flash Flood Risk Analysis for the Waldo Canyon Burn Scar at a preparedness meeting Wednesday, July 24 for residents and businesses along the waterways of Fountain Creek. Meeting is open to the public. - Fountain Creek Area Preparedness Meeting - Wednesday, July 24 - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Al Kaly Shrine, 6 South 33rd Street (33rd and Pikes Peak Ave.) Potential impact on Fountain and Camp creeks identified in the Final Flash Flood Risk Analysis for the Waldo Canyon Burn Scar will be addressed. Online maps to determine the flash flood risk are also available.

Water Use Surcharge Will Decrease In Colorado Springs

Posted: 07/23/2013 - According to Colorado Springs Utilities, beginning August 1 drought surcharge pricing will decrease because of customer savings, weather conditions and late season snow pack. Outdoor watering will still be restricted to two days a week, but the the entry point for "block 3" water pricing has been increased to 2,500 cubic feet of water usage, up from 2,000 cubic feet. Additional details are available at the link below.

Pattern of Burglaries at Colorado Springs ATM Machines

Posted: 07/23/2013 - Colorado Springs Police report a string of recent robberies at local banks with drive-thru ATM machines. CSPD is offering suggestions on how customers can stay safe. Read the suggestions by clicking the link below.

Tri-Lakes Relay for Life

Posted: 07/23/2013 - Here is information to register for this year's Tri-Lakes relay for life event.

Free Sand And Sandbags Available

Posted: 07/22/2013 - The City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management will offer a self-help sandbag filling station at Wilson United Methodist Church, 6460 Flying W Ranch Road, for homeowners who could be impacted by potential flooding after the Waldo Canyon Fire. Sand is available until it is gone on a first-come, first-served basis during daylight hours only. Residents must bring their own shovels Empty sandbags are available at the following fire stations (100 bags per address per day): Station 18: 6830 Hadler View near Flying W Road and Centennial Blvd, Station 9: 622 Garden of the Gods Rd, Station 12: 445 Rockrimmon Blvd, Station 5: 2830 W. Colorado Ave.

Details On September 10 Recall Election

Updated: 07/19/2013 - The El Paso County Clerk has released details of the upcoming recall election of District 11 State Senator John Morse. For more information, click on the link below.

Sand And Sandbags Available

Posted: 07/19/2013 - The Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management has opened a self-help sandbag filling station at Wilson United Methodist Church, 6460 Flying W Ranch Road, for homeowners who could be impacted by potential flooding after the Waldo Canyon Fire. Sand is available until it is gone on a first-come, first-served basis during daylight hours only. Residents must bring their own shovels. Empty sandbags are available at the following fire stations (100 bags per address per day): Station 18: 6830 Hadler View near Flying W Road and Centennial Blvd, Station 9 at 622 Garden of the Gods Rd, Station 12 at 445 Rockrimmon Blvd, and Station 5 at 2830 W. Colorado Ave.

Dinosaur Express

Updated: 07/19/2013 - Looking for something fun for your family over the weekend? Check out the Dinosaur Express! From 9 a.m.-5 p.m. this Saturday, kids and parents can "follow dinosaur tracks" by train and participate in a number of dinosaur-related activities! The Dinosaur Express is part of the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden. For more information, follow this link!

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Posted: 07/18/2013 - Have a question about what to do if you spot a bear? Check out the The Colorado Parks and Wildlife's website.

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