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Burn Ban In El Paso County

Posted: 07/03/2013 - There is a burn ban in El Paso County. Click on the link below.

Colorado Springs Burn Ban

Posted: 07/03/2013 - To see the burn ban in Colorado Springs, click on the link below.

Black Forest Business Owner Helping Rebuild

Posted: 07/03/2013 - A business owner in Black Forest is helping families rebuild. Anthony David, the owner of the Black Forest Mill, is selling t-shirts and donating the profits to charities that are helping victims of the fire. Homeowners who want to incorporate some of the burned wood from their land into their new homes can also contact David. To get in touch with him, call 719-332-2327 or email

New Laws Take Effect Monday

Posted: 06/30/2013 - Several new laws take effect in Colorado on Monday. For a list of some of them, click on the link below.

Fremont County Sheriff Looking For Owners Of Stolen Property

Updated: 06/27/2013 - The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate owners of approximately $180,000 worth of stolen property. It was taken during more than 20 storage unit and business burglaries in Fremont, Custer and Chaffee counties. Detectives are asking anyone who had a storage unit in Fremont or surrounding counties in 2011 or 2012, to check their property and report any missing items to their local law enforcement agency. Victims who file a police report should then contact the Fremont County Sheriff's Office dispatch at 719-784-3411. Dispatch will forward victims' contact information to detectives who will arrange a viewing of property that may belong to the victim. Property not claimed by July 26, 2013 will be sold at public auction on August 10, 2013 at the Florence Municipal Center.

High Hunger Danger Food Drive

Updated: 07/04/2013 - Care and Share's High Hunger Danger Food Drive is underway.. Can you believe that there are 58,000 children in our area who are in need? During the summer, donations to food banks tend to go down. But kids need those donations even more, because they aren’t getting at least one healthy meal a day at school. Here are the much needed items: Needed items: Canned fruit Canned veggies Cereal/oatmeal Canned meat Soup Boxed meals From now until July 14th you can drop off non-perishable food items to any fire station in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Teller County. What a great way to meet the firefighters, and drop off a donation for Care and Share at the same time.

Stage II Fire Restriction Information

Posted: 06/27/2013 - More information about fire restrictions across Colorado due to high fire danger. Follow the link below.

DMV Website

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Donations For Black Forest Fire Victims

Posted: 06/27/2013 - A group in Palmer Lake has been collecting donations for families who lost their homes in the Black Forest fire. They are having a street fair on Friday, June 28th. There will be free food and fun for the kids, and a chance for people to go through the donations and pick out what they need. This is only open to fire victims. It will be from 4-9pm at the Sundance Mountain Athletic Center at 1808 Woodmoor Drive in Monument. They are still accepting donations as well. For more information, call Racquel at 719-235-6984 or 719-488-4664.

Mountain Shadows Concert

Posted: 06/26/2013 - Colorado Springs Together will be holding a Mountain Shadows Community Event to honor those affected by both the Waldo Canyon Fire and the Black Forest Fire. Learn more at the link below.

Crews Fight Black Forest Fire

Posted: 06/25/2013 - During the Black Forest Fire, the Colorado Springs Fire Department released video of firefighters saving a home. Below is a link to that video. Two weeks later, the homeowners met the firefighters to thank them.

Fireworks Displays In Southern Colo.

Updated: 07/01/2013 - Many areas have called off this year's fireworks celebrations because of high fire danger. Find out which shows are still on, and which have been called off, by following the link below.

Roy Rogers Jr. Performances In Cripple Creek

Posted: 06/24/2013 - Happy Trails are coming to Cripple Creek! For the first time The Gold Bar Room Theater welcomes the world famous Roy Rogers Jr. (Dusty) and the award-winning Diamond W Wranglers together in one show at the Gold Bar Theater in Cripple Creek, June 25th through June 27th 2013. There will be matinee shows at 2pm and evening shows at 7pm. Tickets for the shows are $25 for matinees and $30 for evening performances. Two great shows a day, Tuesday through Thursday June 25th, 26th and 27th at the Gold Bar Theater in Cripple Creek. Please follow the link provided for more information.

Sky Sox: Heroes Classic

Posted: 06/21/2013 - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have announced that the previously named Waldo Canyon Classic has been renamed as the Heroes Classic. In addition, the club has also announced that for each ticket purchased for the event on Saturday, June 22, five dollars will be donated to the Pikes Peak Community Foundation to assist victims of the Black Forest Fire. Click this link for more information:

Woman 2 Woman Mentor Walk

Posted: 06/21/2013 - Join Woman 2 Woman Mentoring for a special event, along with Morning Anchor Stacia Naquin and Traffic Reporter James Brown. It's the 2013 Mentor Walk on Saturday, June 22nd at 8am in Monument Valley Park. Click on this link for more information.

Black Forest Slash and Mulch Program

Updated: 06/20/2013 - The Black Forest Slash / Mulch site will re-open tonight (Thursday, June 20) from 5- 7:30 p.m. Effective immediately, normal business hours will resume: Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5-7:30 p.m, Saturdays from 7 a.m.- 4 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. The site is located on the east side of Herring Road just south of Shoup Road. Items accepted include tree and bush trimmings (can be charred), pine cones and needles. NO stumps, roots, weeds, grass, sod, lumber, trash, etc. Size limitations on tree branches are 6 feet long, 8 inches in diameter. Loads must be securely tied in transit. Free mulch is available for self-loading during normal business hours; for large quantities of mulch, an end loader is available only on Saturdays from 7am-4pm, charging $5.00 for two cubic yards This free program accepts cash donations for the Black Forest Slash and Mulch Committee (SAMCOM) and food items and checks for Care & Share.

Grief Counseling Available

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Local Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Brian Holcombe wants to help both professionally and personally by offering free Grief Seminars to those in the community who have lost their homes in the Black Forest Fire. Please feel free to schedule an interview. New Horizons Counseling Phone: 719-266-4375

Black Forest Vet Clinic

Posted: 06/19/2013 - The Black Forest Vet Clinic is still in business, but not at the clinic. To get in touch with a veterinarian call 719-495-3666.

Black Forest Animal Sanctuary

Posted: 06/19/2013 - If you are looking to help some of the animal victims of the Black Forest Fire, visit Black Forest Animal Sanctuary website by following the link below. You can also contact them if you are looking to adopt a pet that was at the facility prior to the fire.

Humane Society Working To Reunite Lost Pets With Owners

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region wants to remind pet owners with missing animals and residents who have found animals in the Black Forest area to visit their website at the link below to fill out reports. Those without Internet access are encouraged to call 719.302.8794, a number dedicated to lost and found pets.

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