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Caucuses Tuesday Night-El Paso County Democrats

Posted: 03/03/2014 - If you want to learn more about the caucuses or where one is happening near you, click on the link below for the El Paso County Democrats.

Caucuses Tuesday Night-El Paso County Republicans

Updated: 03/03/2014 - If you want to learn more about the caucuses or where one is happening near you, click on the link below for the El Paso County Republicans.

Tickets For St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway On Sale Now!

Posted: 02/28/2014 - Tickets for the Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway are on sale now! Buy your $100 ticket and be eligible to win a beautiful $415,000 home built by Classic Homes in the Banning Lewis Ranch community, along with several other great prizes! Only 7,500 tickets will be sold so get yours NOW! Tickets can be reserved by calling 800-379-5217, or following the link:

Chevy Recalling 1.6 Million Small Cars

Posted: 02/26/2014 - General Motors has doubled their recall to 1.6 million to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes. The recall includes Chevy Colbalts, Pontiac G5s, Saturn Ion compacts, Chevy HHR SUVs, Pontiac Solstices and Saturn Sky sports cars. Read more about the recall by following the link.

Parks & Wildlife Looking For Information About Deer shot In Head

Posted: 02/24/2014 - Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for information about a deer that was found with an arrow sticking out of its head. The injured deer was reported to Colorado Parks and Wildlife on February 12 and had to be put down because of its injury. The deer, a fawn, was found in a neighborhood in northeast Colorado Springs, near Foothills Elementary School. The department also seeking information about another deer that was shot and killed. It was found less than five miles away from where the first deer was discovered. It's believed the deer was shot with an arrow while it was standing on the sidewalk. Operation Game Thief is offering a $500 reward for information leading to a citation being issued or an arrest being made. If you have any information you can call Operation Game Thief at 1-877-265-6648 or email a tip to game.thief@state.co.us

Donated Prom Dresses Needed

Posted: 02/21/2014 - Do you have an old prom or bridesmaid dress you don't want? Local tailor Myrna Smith collects them to give them away to girls in need in our area. She even does the alterations for free! You can drop off your donation at Myrna's Tailor Shop at 1020 Ford Street, Suite E. in Colorado Springs. Her number is 719-550-8600.

Some Hot Pockets Sandwiches Recalled

Posted: 02/18/2014 - Nestlé is recalling Philly Steak and Cheese and Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese "Hot Pockets" sandwiches, because the meat may have come from a supplier that processed meat considered not fit for human consumption. Details are at the link below.

Family of Local Artist Searching for Paintings

Updated: 02/17/2014 - The family of a local artist is asking for help from the community to buy back her paintings. Kristine Urban’s paintings were displayed at the London Olympics. Two months after she passed away from cancer her family lost their home and her paintings in the Black Forest Fire. The family wants to find copies of her art and buy them back or make copies. If you or someone you know has Kristine Urban’s paintings email Emmie Chasteen at brilcristiel@hotmail.com.

Veteran and Reservist Information for Home Depot

Posted: 02/12/2014 - For veterans and reservists interested in employment, The Home Depot’s online military skills translator can help match unique military skills to positions within the company.

Donate To Ashleigh Cox Family

Posted: 02/12/2014 - Ashleigh Cox, 21, tragically lost her life after being caught in an avalanche on Feb. 8. A student at Brigham Young University, Ashleigh was originally from Colorado Springs. A Pledgie account has been set up in Ashleigh’s name to help offset expenses incurred by the family. To donate, click on the attached link.

Wyoming Company Recalls Jerky

Posted: 02/11/2014 - Wyoming Authentic Products, LLC of Cody, Wyoming is recalling jerky because the manufacturing process wasn't followed accurately, meaning quality can't be guaranteed.

Car Seat Recall

Posted: 02/11/2014 - DETROIT (AP) - Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can be trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. The recall covers 11 models sold from 2009 through 2013. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received at least 80 complaints about the seats. Parents reported having to use excessive force to unlatch the harness buckle. In some cases, the straps had to be cut to free children. Affected models include Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride with Safety Surround, My Ride 70, Size 4 Me 70, Smartseat, Nautilus, Nautilus Elite and Argos 70.

Home Efficiency Assistance Program (HEAP)

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Colorado Springs Utilities has a program that can help some customers get free energy and water efficiency upgrades to their homes.

$1 Warm Up At The Zoo!

Posted: 02/06/2014 - Needing a way to keep busy on this snow day? The Pueblo Zoo is offering $1 admission for all indoor exhibits! Penguins, porcupines, lemurs and more are all available to hang out on this bad weather day! Follow the link for more info.

Kitten Involved in Animal Cruelty Case Needs Surgery

Posted: 02/03/2014 - A kitten that survived an horrific animal cruelty case is in need of extensive surgery. If you'd like to donate to help pay the costs of the surgery, here's a link to more information with the Humane Society.

Breathalyzer For Bars

Posted: 02/01/2014 - If you are interested in getting a Boozalator breathalyzer test for your bar you can contact Rick. His information is below. Rick Deobler Owner, Got Your BAC, LLC (719) 428-9836 gotyourbac@yahoo.com

Royal Gorge Groundbreaking Ceremony

Posted: 01/31/2014 - Royal Gorge Bridge & Park: Groundbreaking Ceremony on Friday 1/31. This year, the Royal Gorge Bridge is celebrating its 85th Anniversary, entertaining over 26 million visitors since it opened in 1929. The Grand Re-Opening is scheduled for August of 2014. Limited guided tours for the general public on park transportation will begin on March 15, weekends only from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for $10 per person.

Pringles Recalls Some Chips

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Pringles is recalling a small quantity of 5.68‐ounce cans of its Original crisps. The crisps are being recalled because they may have been inadvertently exposed to seasoning containing milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label. Details are at the link below.

12 Cats Found in Condemned Home Ready for Adoption

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Twelve cats that were among 40 cats and three dogs found in a condemned home in Colorado Springs are ready for adoption at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. This link has adoption information and a link to video taken from inside the home.

Safe2Tell

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Safe 2 Tell allows students a "way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous." It's a not-for-profit organization based on the Colorado Prevention Initiative for School Safety. By state law, the reporting party must remain anonymous. Read more here.

Colorado Peaks Renamed After Broncos

Posted: 01/29/2014 - Click the link to see Gov. Hickenlooper's list of mountains that are being temporarily renamed.

Kinnikinnick Foods Recalls Food

Posted: 01/28/2014 - Kinnikinnick Foods has recalled five products because milk was not declared as an allergen.

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