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Costco Berries Recall

Posted: 06/05/2013 - A voluntary recall is underway after an outbreak of Hepatitis A, which could be connected to a frozen berry product sold at Costco. Forty-nine people have fallen ill so far, including 12 in Colorado. These cases are under investigation. The first people to become sick fell ill on April 29; the latest cases occurred on May 24. Health officials say it typically takes about 30 days to get sick with Hepatitis A after eating a contaminated product. Townsend Farms has issued a voluntary recall of its Organic Antioxidant Blend, 3 pound bag. The berries in this product include: cherries, blueberries, pomegranate seeds, raspberries and strawberries. For information about this recall, click on this link.

NHTSA Document On Chrysler Recall

Posted: 06/04/2013 - For the first time since 1996, An automaker is challenging a federal order to recall its vehicles. Chrysler is refusing a request to recall almost 3-million SUVs. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says the gas tank is faulty and unsafe. They're referring to Jeep Liberties made between 2002 and 2007. Click the link below to learn more and read the NHTSA document.

Uncle Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies Recalled

Posted: 06/03/2013 - Uncle Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies in 12 oz bags are being recalled because the may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Details are at the link below.

Oliver! At Colorado College

Posted: 06/03/2013 - The annual musical featuring Colorado Springs Conservatory faculty including Judeth Shay Burns, Amber Marek and Linda Weise, alumni, students and community players. Click the link below to see performance times and purchase tickets.

Take Our City Back Event

Posted: 06/01/2013 - Calvary Family Martial Arts and Fitness is hosting the "Take Our City BAck" event to be held June 15, 2013 at their location at 2361 N. Academy Blvd. The event is free to attend and will teach abduction avoidence and how to protect yourself and your children. You can register by calling 719-237-0043 or visit their webite at: www.cfmaf.com

Free Fishing Weekend

Updated: 05/31/2013 - Free Fishing Weekend is June 1st and 2nd. For some suggestions on where to fish, click on the link below.

Children's Chorale Presents Broadway Blockbusters

Updated: 05/31/2013 - Children's Chorale presents Broadway Blockbusters this Sunday. For details and ticket information, click on the link below.

College Workshop

Posted: 05/31/2013 - Tuesday, June 11th at 7:15 p.m. at the East Library. To register call 719-593-1552 or the link below.

Free Martial Arts Lessons

Posted: 05/31/2013 - Calvary Family Martial Arts and Fitness is offering free classes to the public to help kids and adults alike protect themselves from abduction. Classes run through June and are unlimited. For more information, follow this link:

Heart and Stroke Walk - June 1st

Posted: 05/30/2013 - Click this link for more information about Saturday's event!

Determine Your Flood Risk

Updated: 05/29/2013 - In an effort to ensure the public is aware of areas at risk for flash flooding and can take appropriate action before the midsummer rainy season begins, the City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management will host two preparedness meetings for businesses and residents along the waterways for North and South Douglas Creeks. View the maps and meeting information at the link below.

Air Force Academy Releases Parking, Security Information For Graduation

Posted: 05/28/2013 - The U.S. Air Force Academy has released information for those attending their graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium Wednesday, May 29. Follow the link below for information on attendance times, parking, handicap information and security.

Springs Ensemble Theatre Presents "The Odd Couple"

Posted: 05/28/2013 - Who will survive the battle of the neat-freak vs. the slob? Now is your time to come and find out firsthand why Neil Simon’s masterpiece is considered one of the greatest American comedies of all time! Please follow the link provided for more information.

Military children and stress

Posted: 05/27/2013 - A new report is highlighting the stress military children face while their parents are deployed. Learn more about the report by watching the video above and check out the links below to learn more about stress affecting military children and ways to help your children, and your family, cope with stress.

U.S. Air Force Academy Parade

Posted: 05/27/2013 - The Air Force Academy's Cadet Wing has formal parades planned Monday and Tuesday, as part of the Academy's pre-graduation activities. Tuesday features the Class of 2013's Graduation Parade, 10 a.m., at Stillman Parade Field. Pre-parade events for Tuesday's parade begins at 9:30 a.m. and features performances by the Cadet Falconry Team at 9:45 a.m. and the Saber Drill Team at 9:55 a.m. This will be the last parade for the Class of 2013, as they turn over command of the Cadet Wing to the Class of 2014. The event is free, open to the public and tickets are not required. Seating is first come, first served. Visitors should enter the Academy through the Academy's North Gate, at Exit 156B off I-25. Visitors are advised to arrive early, as parade attendance and vehicle traffic are typically very high. Vehicles entering the Academy are also subject to random searches, which, along with construction on I-25, could also delay traffic. Parade parking will be at the Cadet Field House, where shuttle bus services will transport attendees to the parade field starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. The public should not bring large bags and backpacks to the parade. Cameras, video cameras and binoculars are permitted, but attendees should be prepared to remove the camera lenses for security inspection.

Memorial Day Discounts For Veterans & Service Members

Posted: 05/27/2013 - This Memorial Day, many businesses and restaurants are offering freebies and military discounts. Matthew Cheng, creator of eCoupons.com and MemorialDayFreebies.com provided this list of discounts and freebies offered by national retailers today.

Colorado Freedom Memorial

Posted: 05/26/2013 - The Colorado Freedom Memorial is now open to the public. It honors fallen Colorado heroes. If you want to visit it, it's located at 756 Telluride St Aurora, CO 80011. For more information about the memorial, click on the link below.

"Ashes to Art" Project

Posted: 05/24/2013 - Local artist Steve Weed created paintings out of the ashes from the Waldo Canyon Fire. His work is called “Ashes to Art” and it is on display at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs through June 16th. Click here for more information about the project and the auction of his paintings.

HSPPR Information

Posted: 05/24/2013 - After four living puppies were found dumped in a trash can at a Douglas County park, many have been wondering how to adopt them. If you are interested in adopting one of the abandoned puppies, contact the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. You can find their contact info by clicking on this link:

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo "Moonlight On The Mountain"

Posted: 05/24/2013 - Looking for something fun to do for date night? The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is holding their annual "Moonlight on the Mountain" event on June 27. This event is for adults only (21 and up), and includes free food, animal shows, live music performances and more! Click on this link for more information.

Blood Alcohol Limit Chart

Updated: 05/23/2013 - Here's a table that charts the number of drinks you can have according to your weight and gender.

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