Posted: 06/16/2012 - Governor Hickenlooper signed an Executive Order on June 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. banning open burn and private use of fireworks in the State of Colorado. Information on fire restrictions and bans can change rapidly. The most current information can and should be obtained from your local county. Contacts for each county can be found on the Local Info Sources tab. This site is meant to provide the Colorado community with a connection to their local emergency agencies.
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.