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.
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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
Posted: 01/21/2013 - Products subject to the recall include: • 10-lb. boxes, containing 2, 5-lb bags of “ROYAL “THE TEMPURA KING” ROYAL TEMPURA CHICKEN, Fully Cooked Tempura Chicken Breast,” bearing an identifying code of “A-4615.” This product was distributed to foodservice and/or institutional customers in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington. • 10-lb. boxes, containing 2, 5-lb bags of “BLINGS! CHICKEN BREAST WITH PARMESAN FLAVORING,” bearing an identifying code of “A-4844.” This product was distributed to foodservice and/or institutional customers in Idaho and Montana. • 10-lb. boxes, containing 2, 5-lb bags of “STEAKHOUSE TEMPURA SEASONED BEEF & BINDER STRIPS,” bearing an identifying code of “A-1070-10.” This product was distributed to foodservice and/or institutional customers in Idaho and Montana. • 30-lb. boxes of “KETTLE COOKED CHICKEN BREAST PIECES,” bearing an identifying code of “A-3900.” This product was distributed to an industrial customer in Ohio. • 30-lb. boxes of “FULLY COOKED PORK STRIPS,” bearing an identifying code of “A-3025-30.” This product was distributed to an industrial customer in Arizona and California.
Posted: 01/18/2013 - Westwind Wood is hiring for a new facility in Pueblo. Those interested in employment have multiple options to apply: submit your resume through Pueblo Workforce Center by email, email@example.com (re: Westwind Wood), fax (719)543-1007, in person at 212 W. 3rd Street Pueblo, CO 81003 or directly through Westwind Wood by website, www.westwindwood.net or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Posted: 01/18/2013 - If you know anything about Dylan Redwine’s disappearance, or if you think you’ve seen him, call this 24 hour tip-line: 970-247-1112 You can also visit his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FindMissingDylanRedwine. You call also provide an anonymous tip by visiting the link provided.
Updated: 01/16/2013 - Due to the demand for influenza vaccinations, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has partnered with Walgreens 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. Wednesday, Jan 23, 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Catholic Charities Marion House, 14 W. Bijou. Monday, Jan 28, 4 – 6 p.m. Mercy’s Gate - 4285 N. Academy Blvd (Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel) Eligibility requirements include: uninsured/underinsured, those without vaccine coverage.
Posted: 01/16/2013 - Vestas will play host to two job fairs for welders, painters and assemblers: Friday, Jan. 18 in Pueblo Pueblo Community College – Pueblo Campus 900 W. Orman Ave., Fortino Ballroom 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (presentations at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.) Saturday, Jan. 19 in Colorado Springs DoubleTree by Hilton 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Road, Colorado Springs 8 a.m. – noon (presentations at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) Candidates should bring a résumé and be prepared to fill out an application.