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Volunteer for Fire Restoration Projects

Posted: 06/14/2014 - Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado need volunteers for projects they are doing on the Waldo Canyon burn scar area.

Help Your Kids Protect Themselves

Updated: 06/12/2014 - To learn more about how to help your kids protect themselves from strangers, click on the link below.

How to Report a Problem Tree on City Property

Posted: 06/12/2014 - If you have a problem with your City Street Tree (in the right-of-way) please complete the following info. & hit submit You may choose to have your street tree pruned or a stump removed by a Licensed Tree Service if you so desire. To maintain our records and for liability reasons, a free City Forestry Permit is required. For your convenience, please complete the online forestry permit request form.

Free Events Happening in Southern Colorado

Posted: 06/12/2014 - If you are looking for something to do this summer with your family, that won't cost you anything, check out the link below.

Colorado Bureau Of Investigation Revamps Sex Offender Website

Posted: 06/11/2014 - CBI says the updated website expands on the previous version. Among the changes: users can add zip codes to a "watch list" and be alerted when sex offenders move into those zip codes, the site can be accessed through any mobile or desktop device, and the site now offers photos of sex offenders with detailed conviction information. For more information, click on the link below.

Kirkland Signature Coarse Ground Malabar Pepper Recall

Posted: 06/09/2014 - Kirkland Signature Coarse Ground Malabar Pepper in 12.7 OZ Plastic Jars is being recalled. The pepper was sold exclusively at Costco between April 4, 2014 and June 4, 2014. The pepper has a "Best Before" date of 03/2017 and Lot #: OT 065099, OT 065169, OT 065254, OT 065255, OT 065256, and OT 065284, due to possible contamination by Salmonella. Details are at the link below.

Volunteers Needed For Flood Mitigation Projects

Posted: 06/09/2014 - Volunteers are needed to complete urgent post-fire flood mitigation projects in Cascade. Small groups and individuals are encouraged to register for projects on June 10th, June 12th, and June 24th by clicking on the link below.

How to File a Complaint if Scammers Won't Stop Calling

Posted: 06/09/2014 - If you are getting unwanted calls and are already on the No-Call List, you can file a complaint by clicking on the link below. According to Colorado Springs Police, you can also file a phone harassment complaint. We've posted that link below as well.

State Fair Events

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Full list of events for 2014 State Fair

ADT Offers Reward to Stop Scammers

Posted: 06/06/2014 - ADT is offering a $25,000 reward to help stop scams involving home security sales. They want proof that companies are teaching their employees to be deceitful to get business. For more information about the reward, click on the link.

We Asked Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Your Questions

Posted: 06/05/2014 - We sat down with questions YOU submitted and asked them to the four Republicans running for Colorado governor. Whoever wins the Republican ticket in the June primary will go on to face Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper, who is running for a second term. View their answers by following the link.

USPS Warns Of Fraudulent Emails

Posted: 06/03/2014 - The Postal Inspection Service has received complaints related to fraudulent emails and phone calls. The email, which claims to be from the US Postal Service, includes a message about an attempted or intercepted package delivery. The customer is told to click the link or open an attachment then print the label. When opened, a malicious virus is installed on the computer. If a customer receives an email similar to the one described above, USPS says do not click on the link or open the attachment. Forward the email to spam@uspis.gov and then delete the email. For more information about mail fraud, click on the link below.

Ballot Drop-Off Locations For Upcoming Primary

Posted: 06/03/2014 - There are several locations to drop off ballots in El Paso County for the upcoming primary later this month. All ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on June 24. The 11 drop-off locations are: 1. Main Clerk’s Office at the Citizens Service Center, 1675 West Garden of the Gods Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907 (drive-up) 2. Downtown Centennial Hall Clerk’s Office, 200 South Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 3. Southeast Powers Clerk’s Office, 5650 Industrial Pl, Colorado Springs, CO 80916 4. North Union Town Center Clerk’s Office, 8830 N. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 5. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (drive-up) 6. Charles C. “Chuck” Brown Transportation Complex, 3275 Akers Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80922 7. Department of Transportation Substation, 1010 Golden St, Calhan, CO 80808 8. Falcon Fire Department, 7030 Old Meridian Rd, Falcon, CO 80831 (drive-up) 9. Fountain Police Department, 222 North Santa Fe Ave, Fountain, CO 80817 10. City of Manitou Springs, 606 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 11. Town of Monument, 645 Beacon Lite Rd, Monument, CO 80132

Blood Drive For Troops

Posted: 06/03/2014 - Looking for a way to help those who serve so bravely overseas? Tuesday and Wednesday, you can donate blood to the troops. The event will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fort Carson at the Special Events Center. Donors must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. All blood types are encouraged to donate.

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts Recall

Posted: 05/29/2014 - Boulder Natural Meats is recalling about 363 pounds of boneless skinless chicken breasts because they contain wheat, but the label on the product says it's "gluten free." Details are at the link below.

Insurance For Airline Passengers

Posted: 05/29/2014 - A company is now offering flyers insurance for problems that most airlines will not compensate for. The new program is called Air Care, and it's through the Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. For $25 a flight, Aircare will pay you $500 if your checked luggage is delayed more than 12 hours. They'll also pay you $500 if a flight delay causes you to miss a connecting flight. Read more in the attached link.

Hair Pulling Video Helps To Stop Bullying

Posted: 05/27/2014 - Skyview Middle School media production students created this video about a student’s hair pulling disorder. The goal was to recognize differences and help to stop bullying. Click below to watch the video.

Colorado Springs Pothole Hotline

Posted: 05/27/2014 - For information about reporting a pothole that needs repair, click on the link below.

Pueblo Police Looking For Fraudulent Check Cashing Susects

Posted: 05/23/2014 - Pueblo police detectives are asking for help identifying 10 people who they say are part of a fraudulent check cashing ring. Pueblo police have posted the suspects' pictures on Facebook. To seen the photos, click on the link below.

Rescued Horses Up For Auction

Posted: 05/22/2014 - A group of horses, rescued after they were left to fend for themselves over the winter, go up for action on Friday. For information about the horses and details about the auction, click on the link below.

Blood Bank Low on Donations

Posted: 05/22/2014 - Click on the link to get more information about how and where to donate blood.

Campaign to Help Rescued Horses

Posted: 05/22/2014 - For more information about how to help 29 horses that were rescued from a ranch in Fairplay, click the link below.

Website Helps Manage Online Passwords

Posted: 05/22/2014 - Consumer Reports tested the website Last Pass, and says it's a good option to manage your online passwords. You can download the service for free to your computer, or pay $12 a year to access the site on all of your mobile devices. To check it out, click on the link.

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