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2013 American Veterans Rally

Posted: 08/16/2013 - Thousands of veterans will be descending on Cripple Creek this weekend for the American Veterans Rally. There are a number of events open to the public that you can attend! The rally runs from Friday through Sunday, and will include a special POW-MIA Memorial Highway dedication at noon Saturday. Other events include: -the POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony, which organizers call the "centerpiece of the event" and urge rally attendees not to miss. It will be held immediately after the highway dedication. -26th annual POW/MIA Recognition Ride Saturday morning, which will utilize the newly dedicated highway for the first time. -2013 Veterans Rally free concert series -Veterans Poker Run on Friday -Saturday Night Street Dance at intersection of 2nd Street and Bennett. And much more! Follow the link to get all the information.

Colorado Springs Woman Searching For Missing Service Dog

Posted: 08/15/2013 - Karen Sagahon and her husband are searching for their missing golden retriever, Tyler. Karen is a disabled vet and has PTSD, and Tyler is her service dog. If you see him, or know where he might be, contact Karen at 719-510-5574.

Rabbit Tests Positive For Tularemia In Pueblo West

Posted: 08/15/2013 - Public Health Officials in Pueblo announced Thursday that a rabbit has tested positive for tularemia in Pueblo West. For more information, click on the link below.

Suspect Descriptions in Attempted Kidnappings

Posted: 08/14/2013 - Police are looking for suspects in two attempted kidnappings in Southern Colorado. The first happened near Woodmen and Austin Bluffs in Colorado Springs. The suspect is a mixed-race man, 6 feet tall with short, dark brown hair. He was reportedly wearing a green t-shirt and blue or blue-gray knee-length shorts. One witness told officers the suspect may have had a tattoo on his right calf. The suspect was reportedly driving a white passenger van with tinted windows in the back. The other attempted kidnapping happened in Pueblo. One of the suspects in this case is a dark-skinned Hispanic man in his mid-30s. He has a bald head, a thin, dark mustache and was wearing a dark plaid shirt. The other suspect is a Hispanic man in his 20s. He has short hair and was wearing a white shirt with dark letters on the front. They are driving a white, older model truck. It is a 2-door extended cab. It has dark tinted windows and chrome bumpers, which sit low to the ground. If you see any of the suspects, or their vehicles, call police right away.

Help Your Kids Deal with Bullies

Posted: 08/14/2013 - Kidpower has great resources to help you talk to your kids about bullying. Click on the link for more information.

Donations for Rose Hammes

Updated: 08/14/2013 - The family of Rose Hammes has set up a donation fund for Rose's funeral expenses at Ent Federal Credit Union. Ask for the Rose Hammes Fund. You can also mail donations to the following address: Ent Federal Credit Union, Attn: Account Services, 7250 Campus Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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.

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