Posted: 02/05/2013 - The El Paso County Fair Queen Clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan. Anyone interested in participating in the 2013 Fair Queen contest should attend. The Fair Queen contest is Saturday, March 9, at the Fairgrounds. For more information, click on the link.
Posted: 01/31/2013 - The Grand Opening of Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique will be Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2, from 10-6. There will be food, including pizza generously donated by Domino's. There will be door prizes, including oil changes, organic dog treats from Three B's Dog Bakery, jewelry, a Petco gift card, and more. Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique is located in the heart of the city at 3314 Austin Bluffs Parkway, a half mile west of Academy (between Batteries Plus and Domino's Pizza). All donations are eligible for a tax-deductible receipt.
Posted: 01/31/2013 - Over a million Toyota vehicles are being recalled due to faulty airbags and windshield wipers. The airbag issue is affecting more than 750,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix cars sold between 2003-2004. So far, the company says the airbag issue has caused two unconfirmed crashes and 18 minor injuries. About 270,000 Lexus IS models sold between 2006 and early 2012 are being impacted by the windshield wiper problem. For more information, click here.
Posted: 01/29/2013 - Next sand bag day organized by city will be set for April 13th from 8am-3pm in the Verizon parking lot in Mountain Shadows. Back up date April 20th from 8am-3pm in the Verizon parking lot in Mountain Shadows. Interactive post fire flooding map: http://fema.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=50e4c4fdb5744aefb06889bb3c21286d&extent=-105.1277,38.8277,-104.7329,39.02
Posted: 01/29/2013 - The U.S. Postal Service is hiring approximately 500 letter carrier assistants to deliver mail for selected offices throughout the Front Range, from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs. Details are on on the USPS web site at the link below. Click on "Search Jobs and Apply Online." Jobs are listed by state.
Updated: 01/28/2013 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced a voluntary recall by Whole Foods Market of Austin, Texas, of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon (4 ounce), cold-smoked and sliced, because it may contain Listeria. Customers with questions may call 512-542-0060, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.
- Demon may be his name, but this beautiful Shepherd/Husky mix is anything but! Demon gets along swimmingly with kids, other dogs...even cats! He may be a little shy at first, but once he warms up, he loves to play! Toys and tug-of-war are a couple of this 10-month-old's favorite things! He's also trained in basic commands.
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PET OF THE WEEK: Demon
Posted: 01/24/2013 - The Colorado Springs Fire Department has partnered with Penrose-St. Francis Mission Outreach and Memorial Hospital to provide free flu shots for uninsured and underinsured children and adults ages 4 - 64. Protect yourself, family and friends from the effects of this serious illness. There will be two clinics held in the next week. January 26, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:00pm Colorado Springs Fire Department Headquarters at 375 Printers Parkway, Colorado Springs and January 29, 2013 from 4:00 to 6:00pm at the Deerfield Hills Community Center, 4290 Deerfield Hills Road in Colorado Springs.
Updated: 01/22/2013 - Due to the demand for influenza vaccinations, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has partnered with Walgreens and other community partners to provide two additional clinics to offer free influenza vaccinations for members of our community. The vaccinations are for adults and children over the age of four-years-old, and the number of vaccines is limited to the supply available. Catholic Charities/Marian House at the Hanifen Center 14 West Bijou St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 January 23, 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Colorado Springs Fire Department Headquarters 375 Printers Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80916 January 26, 1-3pm Mercy’s Gate @ (Rocky Mountain Calvary Church) 4285 N. Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918 January 28, 4-6 pm Deerfield Hills Community Center 4280 Deerfield Hills Rd Colorado Springs, CO 80916 January 29, 4-6 pm