Posted: 03/23/2013 - From Fountain Police: "The City of Fountain was placed on accident alert status. If you are involved in an accident and there are no injuries and no suspected alcohol or drug involvement please exchange information. Within 72 hours you can pick up a cold counter crash report form at the Fountain Police Department, any State Patrol office or on line." by clicking the link below.
Updated: 03/22/2013 - Because of low donations, Care and Share Food Bank had to let three people go, moved two positions to part-time and will not be filling three open positions.
Posted: 03/20/2013 - A fire hazard is prompting the recall of nearly a half-million LED light bulbs.
Posted: 03/19/2013 - The city of Colorado Springs has about $232 million to work with in 2014. They want you to weigh in on how to spend it. You can click on the link or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: 03/19/2013 - Lulu-Lemon has pulled its black luon yoga bottoms from store shelves and its website.
Posted: 03/19/2013 - One of Mayor Steve Bach’s key objectives is to build community and encourage citizen involvement with the City of Colorado Springs. At his monthly Town Hall Meetings, community leaders, citizens and city officials come together to discuss timely issues and key concerns. Here is the information for the 2013 Town hall meetings. Locations to be determined. · April 30th Tues. 6:30 – 8:00pm · May 15th Wed. 6:30 – 8:00pm · June 12th Wed. 6:30 – 8:00pm · July 30th Tues. 6:30 – 8:00pm · Aug. 14th Wed. 6:30 – 8:00pm · Sept. 25th Wed. 6:30 – 8:00pm · Oct. 29th Tues. 6:30 – 8:00pm · Nov. 13th Wed. 6:30 – 8:00pm · Dec. 11th Wed. 6:30 – 8:00pm
Updated: 03/19/2013 - A Colorado Springs boy died after hitting his head on the ground during a skateboarding accident Saturday. Police said he was not wearing a helmet at the time. The family of 12-year-old Charlie Jones has set up a memorial fund in his honor. Called "Skate Safe For Charlie," people can go to any Wells Fargo in the Springs and donate. There will also be a candlelight vigil Thursday at the scene of the accident. The accident happened on Howard Avenue near Palmer Park Boulevard and North Circle.
Posted: 03/18/2013 - The Colorado Springs Fire Department is proud to offer its FireFactor program to 6th and 7th grade middle school students. The department?s goal is to educate children who statistically are more likely to engage in the unsupervised, experimental, mischievous or illegal use of fire. Nationally, 85% of all children killed in fires die as a result of a fire they have started.
Posted: 03/15/2013 - WHAT: Residents in the western areas of Colorado Springs will have some tools to help prepare for potential flooding from the Waldo Canyon Fire, thanks to a grant from the Colorado Fire Relief Fund that offers FREE sandbags. WHERE: These free sandbags will be available for residents at Colorado Springs Together and the following Colorado Springs Fire Stations: •Colorado Springs Together – 6840 Centennial Blvd. Suite A •Fire Station 5 – 2830 W. Colorado Ave. • Fire Station 9 – 622 Garden of the Gods Rd. •Fire Station 12 – 445 Rockrimmon Blvd. •Fire Station 18 – 6830 Hadler View
Posted: 03/15/2013 - If you like hanging out at the ballpark--how about going to work there? Sky Sox is hiring for summer jobs. They will be holding a job fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Security Service Field. Available positions include ushers, ticket takers, customer service and concessions.
Posted: 03/14/2013 - Colorado Springs Utilities is proposing strict watering restrictions. If approved, customers will only be able to water our lawns, just two days a week. This isn’t in effect yet, but we could see the restrictions in a few weeks. Before we have to start restricting our water use, the CSU Water Board and City Council have to approve it. If they do, the new rules will start April 1st. CSU will recommend the proposal at their March 20 meeting. Then it will go to the City Council March 26. Springs Utilities also has a calculator on its website to help us track how much water we use: https://www.csu.org/wa/rate/water_ratecalc.jsp
Posted: 03/14/2013 - El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and County Commissioner Peggy Littleton are holding a town hall meeting. They will answer questions about pending state gun laws and what they mean for people in El Paso County. The meeting is from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday night. It will be in the Commissioners Hearing Room at Centennial Hall at 200 South Cascade Avenue in Colorado Springs. Free parking is available in the El Paso County parking garage on Sawatch Avenue.