Posted: 09/11/2012 - Homeowners can sign up for help from a non-profit organization. The Coalition for the Upper South Platte are helping with Waldo Canyon fire rehab work. Volunteers are even helping homeowners sandbag their homes. You can register for help, but they are asking that people be patient, because they only have so many volunteers. You can find out more about www.waldofire.org.
Posted: 09/11/2012 - Cheese Inc. is recalling Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand cheese with the lot number T9425 and production code 441202 due to possible listeria contamination. Colorado health department officials said Tuesday that 14 reported illnesses in 11 states, including one in Colorado, may be linked to the cheese. Forever Cheese, based in Long Island City, N.Y., says the cheese was sold to distributors for retailers and restaurants in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington and Washington, D.C., between June 20 and Aug. 9. In Colorado, the cheese was shipped between July 12 and Aug. 2 to Whole Foods' Bel-Mar, Capitol Hill, Cherry Creek, Fort Collins, Highlands Ranch, Pearl Street, Southglenn, Superior, Tamarac and Washington Park stores.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - Entries can be made through September 20th. The top three names will be announced on September 21st and voting will begin in the CMZ primate building starting September 22th through October 5th. The winner of the naming contest will be given a one year family membership to the zoo! First, second and third place entries will be given a special tour of Primate World highlighting the gorillas.
- Family looking for a dog? Meet dog looking for a family. Six-year-old Aspen, this beautiful Blue Heeler/Boxer mix, is hoping to find her forever home. If you are looking for a hiking companion, have older children in your home, and enjoy throwing a ball around, this could be a match made in Heaven. Interested? Watch this video for more information or call Dream Power at 390-7838.
PET OF THE WEEK: Aspen
Posted: 09/09/2012 - For information about Signs of Hope, contact Jake Martens at (719) 337-4122 or HeroesOfWaldoCanyon@gmail.com.
Posted: 09/05/2012 - • Only 2,012 footballs will be produced by Rawlings to honor Manning's debut with the Broncos on Sept. 9 • Each football comes with a handsome acrylic display case for $99 • The project benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado. In the past four years, we have raised almost $2 million for MAW kids around the country. • To order, fans can all 1-800-345-2868 or visit www.nikcosports.com.
Updated: 09/05/2012 - Stop by Arby's on Thursday, September 6th and pick up one of it's new turkey roasters sandwiches. They're served hot and there are three types to choose from. This offer is only available on the 6th, from 11am until 1pm. You might call your local Arby's to make sure it's participating. It's good while supplies last.
Posted: 09/05/2012 - T-Mobile's Technical Care Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado plans to hire up to 80 full-time Technical Care Specialists over the next couple months. To fill these important positions, T-Mobile is holding an Open House. When: Wednesday, September 5th There will be three sessions at 9:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Where: T-Mobile Colorado Springs Call Center located at the Corner of Research and Chapel Hills Drive. The address is 556 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Compensation: Pay starting between $13.80 - $17.22, with the potential for monthly performance incentives. For more information about the hiring event or job qualifications, you can visit the T-Mobile website. The link is provided below.
Posted: 09/04/2012 - Federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003. Health officials think that cases have peaked or are peaking now, but likely will continue through October. Below is a link to information regarding prevention and what to watch for from a West Nile infection.
Posted: 09/04/2012 - You're invited to the 2012 Starlight Children's Foundation Casino Night. The event is Saturday, September 8th and benefits seriously ill children and their families in Southern Colorado. You'll enjoy food, drinks, entertainment and casino-style gaming action. Local media celebrity dealers will also be on-hand. Please click the link provided for ticket information.