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Local Mom Shares Story of Facing Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Posted: 09/24/2014 - Colorado Springs resident and mother of four children, Kara Tippets, is sharing her thoughts about what she has learned is most important when facing a devastating diagnosis. Kara has stage IV cancer and talked to 11 News Anchor Dianne Derby about what she wants people to know about living well while dying. Tippets' stories are part of her new book, "The Hardest Peace." To find out more about Kara, her book and her blog click here:

New Bike Lanes

Posted: 09/23/2014 - - Gap from Fillmore Street south to El Paso Street - Templeton Gap Road connects bicyclists to the T-Gap Trail, Rock Island Trail and Shooks Run, also connecting to bike lanes on East Cache le Poudre Street and East Willamette Avenue - Wayfinding signs, or directional street markings, will also be installed to guide cyclists to bike lanes along this north/south connection. - Shared lane and bike lane markings were added to Monroe Street between Wahsatch Ave. and Templeton Gap Rd. in August. - Bicycle Boulevard will be installed on Corona Street between Monroe Street and Willamette Avenue this September - To complete bike lane connections from the Airport Road to the downtown area City Traffic Engineering will install bike lanes on Prospect Lake Drive from Union Boulevard to Logan Avenue and a new protected Contra-flow bike lane on Prospect Lake Drive from Logan Avenue north to Costilla Street (west of Memorial Park). - The City’s first protected bike lane has been installed on Beacon Street where it turns east to West Van Buren Street.

Horse Food Bank

Posted: 09/21/2014 - There is a horse food bank that helps horse owners feed their horses if they are struggling financially. The non-profit has also helped when there have been natural disasters. To learn more, click on the link.

Update Voting Information

Posted: 09/16/2014 - Ballots will be mailed to registered voters in Mid October. Click this link to update your voter registration information.

Smart Snack Calaculator

Posted: 09/16/2014 - You can find out how healthy your child's snacks are and if they meet the new USDA Smart Snacks in School Guidelines.

Incline Volunteer Work Day

Updated: 09/09/2014 - Clink the link to register. Volunteer dates: Saturdays, September 13, October 11 and November 1; 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Check-in/late registration the morning of will begin at 7:30 a.m., Barr Parking Lot; Participants must be 12 years or older and anyone under 18 must have a guardian accompany them during the workday; Tools will be provided; however, bring your own gloves, water, hat, sunscreen and lunch.

Home Depot Credit Breach

Posted: 09/08/2014 - Customers can find out more about the credit protection services by calling 1-800-HOMEDEPOT or by visiting

First-Ever Briarfest

Posted: 09/05/2014 - Looking for something fun to do in the Colorado Springs area? Briargate is holding their first-ever "Briarfest" all weekend long! Follow the link for more information!

Report Scams to Verizon

Posted: 09/04/2014 - If you receive a suspicious call or email that appears to be from Verizon, report it to the company by emailing

Football Ref Collapses on Field

Posted: 09/02/2014 - A football ref collapsed on the field Friday night during a game at Liberty High School. John Whitten's family says in lieu of flowers, they're asking for donations to be sent to his favorite charities: Early Connections Learning Centers, 104 E. Rio Grande St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Pikes Peak Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 673, Colorado Springs, CO 80901 Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation, 2550 Tenderfoot Hill Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Avoiding Scams When Buying a Used Car

Posted: 08/29/2014 - For suggestions on how to avoid getting ripped off when you buy a used car, click on the link.

Salad Recall

Posted: 08/22/2014 - Sam's Club Daily Chef Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Recall

Corona Beer Recall

Posted: 08/19/2014 - Some packs of Corona Beer are being recalled.

Where to Find "Keep Carson Strong" Postcards

Posted: 08/19/2014 - Locations of where "Keep Carson Strong" postcards can be picked up and dropped off are listed below. The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is asking all postcards be returned or mailed in by Monday, August 25th. Central: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Office Citizens Service Center 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road West of Centennial 80907 Northeast: Motor Vehicle Department North Union Town Center 8830 N. Union Boulevard Research Parkway and Union Boulevard 80920 Southeast: Motor Vehicle Department 5650 Industrial Place Powers Boulevard and Airport Road 80916 Downtown: Motor Vehicle Department Centennial Hall 200 S. Cascade Avenue Cascade Avenue and Vermijo Avenue 80903 Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Alamo Corporate Center 102 S. Tejon Street, Suite 430 80903

Almond and Peanut Butter Recall

Updated: 08/19/2014 - There has been a massive recall of almond butter and peanut butter. To learn more about it, click on the link.

Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority Projects

Updated: 08/19/2014 - Fees collected for the Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority would go towards major storm water projects and maintenance.

Take the Ice Bucket Challenge? Donate here

Posted: 08/17/2014 - A lot of you have seen the Ice Bucket Challenge on social media. It's to raise awareness and money for ALS. If you want to donate, click on the link.

Fundraiser for WWII Paratrooper Documentary "Four Jumps for Freedom"

Posted: 08/15/2014 - Ret. Major Henry Duke Boswell is trying to get back to the four locations where he made jumps during WWII. Click here for information about the documentary and a benefit concert being held on Saturday, August 16th in Colorado Springs.

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