Posted: 03/25/2013 - Colorado Springs Street Division has kicked off its annual spring "Pothole-Palooza." Potholes are prioritized by location, so potholes on main arterials receive a higher priority. Drivers who spot potholes can call and report them to the Pothole Hotline – 385-ROAD (7623). You can download the city’s smartphone app to report potholes from the link below.
Posted: 03/25/2013 - CDOT’s Office of Transportation Safety and Public Relations Office oversee programs and public awareness campaigns in an effort to fight impaired driving. CDOT has launched a new anti-drugged driving campaign to educate motorists about the dangers of driving under the influence of medications, medical marijuana, and illegal drugs.
Posted: 03/25/2013 - We're happy to report a tiny tick-down in the price you'll pay for fuel this morning - three cents lower over the past week.
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.