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Wildwood Casino Week Of Giving

Posted: 07/13/2012 - Wildwood Casino in Creeple Creek is raising money for Waldo Canyon Fire Relief. It's hosting daily slot tournaments July 8th through July 14th.

Register Your Phone For Emergency Alerts

Posted: 07/12/2012 - If you live in El Paso or Teller counties go to this link to register your phone for emergency notifications.

Yahoo's Computer Security Tips

Posted: 07/12/2012 - Several computer security tips provided by Yahoo

Pikes Peak Or Bust Rodeo

Posted: 07/12/2012 - Here is information on the Pikes Peak Or Bust Rodeo which runs July 11th through 14th.

Ask-A-Lawyer Event

Posted: 07/11/2012 - The next “Ask-A-Lawyer” event is this coming Saturday, July 14, at the Citadel Mall in the Upper Level Food Court from 10 a.m. to Noon. You can also “Call-A-Lawyer” Thursday July 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. We are hosting that here at KKTV 11 News. Just call 719-457-8211. Fire victims are encouraged to bring in their paperwork, such as a copy of their insurance policy if they have it. That way lawyers can read over them and offer families the best possible advice. For non-emergency questions related to the Waldo Canyon Fire call 1-800-332-6736.

Monitoring Your Nursery Inside and Out

Posted: 07/11/2012 - Welcoming your new baby into your home and setting up your nursery can be fun, but as you are planning to bring baby home, it’s important to keep safety as your top priority. This requires careful selection and use of all your baby gear, including your baby monitor.

El Paso, Pueblo Counties Reduce Fire Restrictions

Posted: 07/11/2012 - With the Waldo Canyon Fire now fully contained and recent improved conditions, the City of Pueblo, El Paso and Pueblo Counties have reduced the severity of fire restrictions from stage II to stage I.

Baby Giraffe Born At Cheyenne Mountain Zoon

Posted: 07/11/2012 - Click for information about winning a a private meet and greet with the baby giraffe or taking home a one-of-a-kind giraffe hoof print.

Here's The Deal! Money Saving Ideas 7/12/2012

Posted: 07/11/2012 - Free e-books, free music and free admission are just three of the offers in this edition of "Here's The Deal!"

Direct TV/ Viacom Dispute Info

Posted: 07/11/2012 - More information from Direct TV about the dispute with Viacom

Colorado Springs Lifting Burn Ban; Restrictions Continue

Posted: 07/10/2012 - With increased moisture in potential wildfire fuels, the City of Colorado Springs says local wildfire danger is reduced. The Fire Marshal is lifting a burn ban as a result.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available In Colorado

Posted: 07/10/2012 - The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has announced availability of Disaster Unemployment Assistance to help workers who lost their jobs, and self-employed individuals who are unable to work, recover from the effects of the High Park and Waldo Canyon wildfires that began on June 9, 2012.
To receive DUA benefits, you must provide documentation to support that you were working, were self-employed, or had prospective employment at the time of the disaster. Self-employed individuals must provide federal tax forms (including all schedules) for the 2011 tax year. The documentation must be submitted within 21 days from the day the DUA claim is filed.
To file a claim for DUA, applicants may visit the local Disaster Recovery Center at 105 North Spruce Street Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak or Larimer County Workforce Centers, or call the Wildfire Unemployment Resource phone line at 1-888-843-8382 (outside Denver-metro area) or 303-318-9038 (Denver-metro area). The Wildfire Unemployment Resource phone line requires applicants to leave a message with their name, social security number, callback number, and best time(s) to return their call.

If You See Drainage Problems, Make A Call

Updated: 07/19/2012 - If you see a drainage problem in the city, call 385-5934. You can call El Paso County at 520-6891.

Bar Association Organizes Legal Advice For Waldo Canyon Fire Victims

Updated: 07/10/2012 - Free legal advice will be made available to people impacted by the Waldo Canyon Fire on July 11 at the El Paso County Disaster Center. Also, attorneys with the El Paso County Bar Association will be staffing the Call for Action phones on Thursday, July 19th from 5 to 7 pm. Call 457-8211 to get free legal advice.

ColoradoSpringsTogether.org

Posted: 07/09/2012 - The City of Colorado Springs and several partners have launched an online initiative to connect people seeking or offering help in the wake of the Waldo Canyon Fire.

Disaster Recovery Center

Posted: 07/08/2012 - There are many resources available at the Disaster Recovery Center for those affected by the Waldo Canyon Fire. You can reach them at 444-8300. They are open Monday through Sunday 10am-5pm.

El Paso, Teller, Pueblo Counties Still Under Stage II Fire Restriction

Posted: 07/08/2012 - Despite Governor John Hickenlooper lifting the statewide fire ban Sunday, El Paso, Teller and Pueblo counties all remain under Stage II fire restrictions. This means the following things are still banned in these counties: -Campfires -Using or selling fireworks -Outdoor smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building -Outdoor welding For more information, click on this website.

How to Check for DNS Malware

Updated: 07/08/2012 - Information from the FBI about how to check your computer for the DNS malware.

Donating To The Salvation Army

Posted: 07/07/2012 - From the Salvation Army: The best way to help fire survivors and rescue workers is to make a financial contribution. Monetary donations allow disaster responders to immediately meet the specific needs of disaster survivors. There are a variety of ways public can support The Salvation Army’s wildfire disaster relief efforts Phone: Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY - Designate gift "Disaster Relief" or ”Wildfires” Mail: Designate "Disaster Relief” or “Wildfires” on check/money order, mail to: The Salvation Army Disaster Relief P.O. Box 2369 Denver, CO 80201-2369

PET OF THE WEEK: Trixie

Posted: 07/05/2012 - Looking for a pet to complete your family? Look no further than Trixie, a 3-year-old boxer/shar-pei mix! This big kid loves to play and is very loving and affectionate. She does need obedience training, so families with time and patience would be her best match. She gets along swimmingly with kids, cats and big dogs, so Trixie will fit right in with most families! Bonus: Trixie is a great traveler...she loves car rides! Want to know more? Call Dream Power at 390-7838.

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