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Sierra Club Study About Martin Drake Power Plant

Posted: 01/15/2013 - The Sierra Club released a new study that claims no matter what utility companies do, the Martin Drake Coal Power Plant in Colorado Springs is harming our health. They did a study that shows the plant releasing a harmful gas known as SO2 or Sulfur Dioxide. Here is the study in it's entirety: http://content.sierraclub.org/coal/sites/content.sierraclub.org.coal/files/Evaluation%20of%20Compliance%20with%20the%201-hour%20NAAQS%20for%20SO2%20-%20Martin%20Drake%20CO%20DRAFT,4oct12.pdf Colorado Springs Utilities says they meet EPA Federal Standards when it comes to Sulfur Dioxide pollution, and that the low levels it emits right now, is not harmful to our health.

Springs Ensemble Theatre Presents "The Lion In Winter"

Posted: 01/15/2013 - Springs Ensemble Theatre opens its 2013 season with "The Lion in Winter." It opens January 17th and runs through February 3rd. Please follow the link provided for ticket and show information.

PET OF THE WEEK: Boomer And Ascher

Posted: 01/14/2013 - Two chinchilla brothers are looking for a new forever home now that their former owner is being deployed. Boomer and Ascher are 5 years old and must be adopted together. Their needs are simple: a tall cage, a cool and quiet room, chinchilla pellets to eat. They are nocturnal and very active when awake...they love to move fast! Their lifespan is 15-20 years, so you can expect these two to be with you for a long time! Interested? Call Dream Power at 390-7838 or watch this video.
PET OF THE WEEK: Boomer And Ascher

Ways To Protect Your Kids On-line

Posted: 01/12/2013 - Police have a website with ways on how we can protect all of our children when they are on the Internet. For more information, click on the link below.

Pueblo Armed Robbery Suspects

Posted: 01/11/2013 - Pueblo police are asking for your help to solve 12 armed robberies that have happened since the start of the New Year. They've posted pics of suspects on their facebook page, in hopes that someone will recognize them. They believe that one of the suspects is connected to at least three of the robberies.

District 11 Considers Closing 3 Schools

Posted: 01/10/2013 - Colorado Springs School District 11 is considering closing three schools. Click on the link to read about the proposal and find the next public meeting.

Adult Reading Program Kick Off Party

Posted: 01/10/2013 - Find out more about the Pikes Peak Library's Adult Reading Program and Kick-Off Party by clicking on this link:

Flu Shot Clinic Saturday In Pueblo

Posted: 01/09/2013 - Parkview Medical Center is hosting a community flu vaccine clinic Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Parkview Pueblo West ER. Vaccines will be administered to those 18 years or older between 9 a.m. and 11a.m. Getting your flu shot is important for prevention of the virus. The flu shot will only cost $20 which can be paid by cash, check or credit card and those applicable can use their Medicare part B to pay for the flu shot. The clinic will be at the Pueblo West ER which is on 899 E. Industrial Blvd. If you have any questions please call 584-7319.

Cirque Du Soleil tickets:

Posted: 01/09/2013 - Cirque Du Soleil tickets: http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/americas/usa/colorado/colorado-springs.aspx

Somersaults Cinnamon Crunch recall

Posted: 01/08/2013 - Somersault Snack Company is voluntarily recalling all packages of Somersaults Cinnamon Crunch products with Sell By Dates of 8/30/2013 or earlier.

Ice Cream Recall

Posted: 01/08/2013 - Southwest Ice Cream Specialties is voluntarily recalling some of its Dulce de Leche ice cream containers because they may contain praline pecan ice cream, which has wheat, soy and pecans that could cause problems for people allergic to those ingredients.

Hope For Dylan Redwine Spaghetti Dinner And Silent Auction

Posted: 01/07/2013 - There will be a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. to help support the ongoing search efforts for 13-year-old Dylan Redwine, who has been missing since November 19. It will be held at Lewis-Palmer High School in Monument (1300 Higby Road). If you wish to donate a silent auction item, call Lia Howard at 928-897-3461 or Debbie McCarty at 719-527-0713 for pick up.

Progressive Insurance

Posted: 01/03/2013 - Progressive Insurance is hiring in Colorado Springs.

Scammers Posing as Officials Offering Grant Money

Posted: 01/03/2013 - Colorado Springs residents are reporting scam phone calls from people claiming to represent the U.S. Grants Office. For information about what to do if you receive a suspicious call, click the link below.

Payroll Tax Hike Calculator

Updated: 01/03/2013 - Every worker in America will now be paying 2 percent more in federal taxes because of a tax holiday from the Social Security payroll tax that has ended. For a person making $50,000 a year, this comes out to an extra $80 a month taken from their paycheck. To find out how this affects you, click here.

Colorado Springs Cold Cases

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Colorado Springs police have a number of unsolved cases that date back to 1956.

Help For Family Displaced By Fire

Updated: 01/01/2013 - A family of seven is left with next to nothing after a tragic house fire. The mother of six children tells 11 News the family is trying to stay strong and is taking the tragedy one day at a time. Family friends are asking the community for help for the family who couldn't afford renter's insurance, and needs to replace everything. The family says they could really use clothes, food, furniture, and toys for the kids. If you would like to help, contact the mother, Greta Braun. Her email address: greta1976@gmail.com

Federal Funds Help Pay For Sewer Issues

Posted: 12/30/2012 - There is $2.3 million in federal funds available every year in Colorado Springs to help qualified people with problems around their homes.

Safe and Sober Free Cab Rides Home

Posted: 12/30/2012 - For a free ride home, call one of the following cab companies, and tell them your trip is on McDivitt Law Firm: Colorado Springs Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs at (719) 777-7777. For a free ride home, call one of the following cab companies, and tell them your trip is on McDivitt Law Firm: Colorado Springs - Yellow Cab of Colorado Springs at (719) 777-7777. Pueblo & Pueblo West - City Cab of Pueblo at (719) 543-2525.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center

Posted: 12/28/2012 - The Pikes Peak Workforce Center (PPWFC) is part of a nationwide network of workforce centers, serving El Paso and Teller Counties. PPWFC serves three major customer types: employers, adults and youth.

Christmas Tree Recycling

Posted: 12/28/2012 - If you’re ready to take down your Christmas tree, you have a chance to support our community and recycle it. The tree-cycle will be available for two weekends, December 29 & 30 and January 5 & 6, from 9am-5pm. The cost is five dollars. There are seven locations across El Paso County: -Baptist Road Trailhead -Falcon Trailhead -Cottonwood Creek Park -Sky Sox Stadium -Rock Ledge Ranch -Memorial Park You’re asked to remove all decorations from the tree before dropping it off. Trees will be ground into mulch at all locations and given away free – bring your own tools. Equipment-loaded mulch is available at Rocky Top Resources only.

Designated Driver of Colorado Springs Needs Volunteers

Posted: 12/26/2012 - Designated Driver is a non-profit driving service from our participating locations driving you and your car home safely. It's one of the safest and easiest ways to get you home without worrying about expensive cab fare, leaving your car unattended, using other services.

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