Updated: 06/10/2012 - Waste Management and Waste Connections of Colorado are offering reduced rates for disposal of storm-damaged debris from flooded basements and landscape damage from the June 6-7 storms. There is a flat $20 fee for loads up to five cubic yards. County residents with debris from tornado damage can also access the reduced rates. The reduced rates will be available from June 11-15 and require a voucher to be picked up and brought in with any loads.
Posted: 06/07/2012 - City Forestry crews are responding to and cleaning up trees and limbs from City Right of Way trees. Private tree limbs can be taken to Rocky Top Resources (1755 E. Las Vegas). Citizens should consider calling a Licensed Tree Service to handle tree work that is beyond their capabilities. For more information, visit this link
Posted: 06/06/2012 - The Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation announces that the Keynote Speakers for the Eighth Annual Breakfast of Champions will be world renowned Olympians Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci. This year’s Breakfast of Champions, presented by the El Pomar Foundation, will be held at the Broadmoor International Center on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 7:30am-9:00am. Click here for ticket information.
Updated: 06/04/2012 - Silver Key says in the past few months, its pantry shelves have been depleted and last week, for the first time, they had to refer seniors to other agencies when they asked for emergency food assistance. The organization says it needs donations including: Canned Tomato Products, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Rice, Canned Meats, Canned Fruits, Cereal, Dried Beans, Crackers, any Gluten Free Items, Low or No salt Items, Sugar Free Items, and Organic Items Donations of non-perishable food items can be dropped off at the Silver Key office at 2250 Bott Avenue, Colorado Springs, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Posted: 06/01/2012 - It can be scary for parents to think about their kids being out in the world without Mom or Dad by their side--but parents can make sure their kids are armed with the best information to protect themselves from stranger danger. Check out this link to see some tips on how to talk to your kids about staying safe with strangers.
Posted: 05/31/2012 - How would you react if you saw a swarm of bees at your house or business? Bee experts ask that you stay calm, don't spray them, and call a local beekeeper or beekeeping club to come catch the swarm. They will catch them for free. They say the bees are important to keep around in order to protect our nation's food production. To find a local beekeeper or club visit: www.bees-on-the-net.com www.pikespeakbeekeepers.org home.comcast.net/~high.land.beekeeping.club
Posted: 05/28/2012 - Register online at www.GoVoteColorado.com Register in person at any of the four Clerk & Recorder’s Office locations: North Branch—Union Town Center – 8830 N. Union Blvd. (Research Pkwy. and Union Blvd.) Main Office—Citizens Service Center – 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 2202 Downtown Central—Centennial Hall – 200 S. Cascade Ave., lower level (Cascade Ave. and Vermijo) Southeast Branch—5650 Industrial Place (Powers and Airport) Download a Colorado Voter Registration Form from the website www.GoVoteColorado.com and submit it to the Clerk & Recorder’s Office by mail (must be postmarked by May 29, 2012), fax, or scan and return it by email (must be received by the Election Department by 11:59 p.m. on May 29). Fax: (719) 520-7327 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org