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Tumbleweed Removal In El Paso County

Posted: 03/18/2014 - If there are tumbleweeds covering your streets and you live in El Paso County, you can call them to have them bring out a snow plow to clear the mess. The number is 520-6460. The county says if the tumbleweeds are in your yard, it's your responsibility.

Best Places To Own A Home In Colorado

Posted: 03/18/2014 - The website nerdwallet.com has put out a list of what it considers the best places to own a home in Colorado. To see the list, click on the link below.

Silver Key Adding Transportation To Air Force Academy

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Silver Key will expand its transportation routes to include the United States Air Force Academy. The rides will be available on Thursdays beginning on April 3rd. It's for veterans and their dependents, and a valid military ID will be required for all riders entering the Academy. For reservations call 719-884-2380. Silver key is also looking for volunteer drivers. For more information, click on the link below.

To Help Out With Search For Malaysia Airplane

Updated: 03/17/2014 - Local residents can help search for the plane by just searching on a site that provides satellite images of the search area. If you want to help out, click on the link below.

Website Helps Track Scammers

Posted: 03/17/2014 - This website is a useful tool to help track scammers. You plug in a phone number to see if it might be connected to a scam, and find out if others have been contacted as well.

Colorado Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week: March 16-22

Posted: 03/16/2014 - Flood and wildfire season is approaching: Know your risks, Make your plans, and Improve your outcome. Governor Hickenlooper has proclaimed this week, March 16 – 22, as Colorado Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week.

Kirkland Sliced Fruit Sold At Costco Recalled

Posted: 03/14/2014 - 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit, produced exclusively for Costco Wholesale Stores, is being recalled. The product may be contaminated with Salmonella. Details are at the link below.

Graco Expands Child Safety Seat Recall

Posted: 03/13/2014 - Graco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles. Details are at the link below.

Video Tribute To Fallen Soldiers Back On Facebbok

Posted: 03/13/2014 - A Fort Carson Soldier, Staff Sergeant Dauphin Williams, Jr's video tribute to two fallen soldiers is now back on Facebook. Facebook had taken the video down and sent Dauphin a message saying use of a Boyz II Men song in the video was a violation of copyright. Williams launched a Facebook campaign requesting permission from the group that went viral, with more than 37,000 shares on our KKTV 11 News Facebook page. Williams ended up getting an email and call from Boyz II Men founding member Nathan Morris saying it would be an honor for their music to be used in the tribute. A link to the video is below.

Vesta Hiring Hundreds Of Workers

Posted: 03/11/2014 - Vestas says it plans to hire workers at company’s blade factory in Windsor, blade and nacelle factories in Brighton and tower factory in Pueblo. The company expects to add more than 850 production workers this year. To apply, click on the link below..

Free Online Property Recording System

Posted: 03/11/2014 - Colorado Springs police are recommending this service to record serial numbers and upload photos of valuable belongings. Police say having this information could make it easier to identify your items if they are ever stolen.

Get a Free Confidential HIV Test

Posted: 03/10/2014 - You can get a free and confidential HIV test from the Southern Colorado AIDS Project.

Plum Organics Recall

Posted: 03/06/2014 - Recalled Products: World Baby Italy–Zucchini & Spinach with Pasta Marinara with “Best By” date of 09Sep14 (Sept. 9, 2014) and World Baby Thailand–Roasted Pumpkin & Coconut Rice with “Best By” date of 10Sep14 (Sept. 10, 2014). Reason for Recall: Possibility small plastic fragments from spouts could loosen, detach and present a choking hazard

Decorative Magnets Recalled Because Of Safety Hazard

Posted: 03/06/2014 - Design Ideas and Neatlife are recalling several varieties of decorative magnets because the small magnets can easily detach from the products. They can cause serious injuries if they're swallowed by children. Details of the recall are at the link below.

Some Popsicle Flavors Being Recalled

Posted: 03/04/2014 - Unilever is recalling a limited number of 20-count boxes of Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape flavored ice pops because they may have been inadvertently exposed to milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label. Details are at the kink below.

Caucuses Tuesday Night-Pueblo County Republicans

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 Pueblo County Republicans.

Caucuses Tuesday Night-Pueblo County Democrats

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 Pueblo County Democrats.

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.

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