Posted: 07/17/2014 - The national nonprofit, KidsandCars.org, is working to prevent kids from dying in hot cars. They want to research and develop technology to alert parents when a kid is left alone in a car. They have a month to get 100,000 signatures in order to get a response from the White House. To sign the petition, click on the link.
Posted: 07/15/2014 - The El Paso-Teller County Emergency Notification System is used to alert you of emergency situations that are a threat to life or property, or situations that are deemed dangerous by public safety officials. This may include, but is certainly not limited to, man-made disasters, hazardous materials incidents, missing persons, crime, or neighborhood/business evacuation notifications. You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more.
Posted: 07/07/2014 - A cat and a kitten that were both injured have recovered, and are available for adoption from the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region on Tuesday. Bastet and Ankh become fast friends and must be adopted as a pair. For more information about the HSPPR, click on the link below.
Posted: 07/03/2014 - FORT CARSON, Colo. - 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson will host a July 4th celebration on Thursday at Iron Horse Park at 6 p.m. The event will feature live music from the New Sensations and the 4th Infantry Division band. The celebration will conclude with a fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. A wide array of family-friendly games and attractions will be available for attendees, including inflatable bounce houses, a corn maze, rock wall, bungee jump, free photo booth, and a wrecking ball. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Fees will apply for some attractions as well as food and merchandise. Attendees are welcome to bring chairs and picnic blankets to the event. Pets and glass containers are not allowed. Personally purchased fireworks are also prohibited on post in accordance with local and state laws. To access the installation if you do not have a Department of Defense identification card, go to Gate 1 (access off of Highway 115), Gate 4 (B Street and Academy Blvd.) or Gate 20 (CO Highway 16 and I-25). You will need to show a current driver's license, auto registration and valid auto insurance. Allow extra time in the event of a vehicle inspection.
Updated: 06/30/2014 - Monday, June 30th locations to sign the petition recalling the El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa are listed below: -Monument Park and Ride 7am to 10am -City Service Center located at 1975 Garden of the Gods Rd. 7:30am to 11:30am. - County Courthouse located on Tejon 8:00am to noon - King Soopers located at Woodmen and Rangewood 9am to 1pm -DMV located at Powers Blvd. and Airport Rd 7:45am to noon
Posted: 06/28/2014 - Firefighters are working tirelessly to get the Eightmile Fire under control. If you're looking for a way to give back, Crosses for Losses is working on getting essential items to them. Those include: chapstick, bug repellent, single serve bottled water and Gatorade, sunscreen, visine, fruit, sandwiches, portable snacks and socks. Donations can be made to Crosses for Losses via PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org For further information please contact 719-494-6584, 719-238-1631 or 719-209-5413
Posted: 06/20/2014 - Wood engraving equipment, video/audio and editing equipment, 3D printers, sewing machine...the Pikes Peak Library District's latest location is not like any library you've seen before! The library will still have books and computers, but everything else it boast is decidedly more of the 21st century--hence its name! The 21st Century Library hopes that along with reading--which never gets old--patrons will use the library to create things and learn new skillsets. Check it out for yourself...Saturday is its grand opening! You can also click on the link to read more!
Posted: 06/18/2014 - Fort Carson Army Community Service and the Employment Readiness Program will host Career Day at the Special Events Center on Fort Carson Friday at 10 am. This event is an opportunity for approximately 90 employers in attendance to recruit and hire highly skilled, experienced, and qualified Service Members, Veterans, Retirees, spouses and family members. More than double the employers who attended last year’s job fair will be attendance. Employment Readiness Services is expecting up to 1,000 participants. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring several copies of their résumés and adhere to a business casual dress code.