Posted 10:53 AM 12/24/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
Pueblo and El Paso Counties are offering tree recycling events following the Christmas holiday.
In El Paso County, there are seven "Treecycle" drop-off locations countywide on December 29-30 and January 5-6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Posted 11:12 PM 12/20/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
After the deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Governor Hickenlooper is trying to make sure history doesn't repeat itself here in Colorado. Tuesday he proposed more than $18 million in spending to revamp mental health services. It's a change one local family desperately wants to see; they've (More)
Posted 3:12 PM 12/20/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
Colorado Springs police is alerting the community about a couple sexually violent predators now released and living within the city.
According to police, David Dwayne Allen has been released will be under parole supervision.
Allen's criminal history reveals that he was convicted of (More)
Posted 2:51 PM 12/19/2012 by JD Downing
The third annual USA Pro Challenge has named the 2013 host cities, and Southern Colorado cycling fans might be disappointed.
19 cities across the state submitted bids to host a stage, including Colorado Springs who bid for a Friday finish similar to the 2012 race.
Unfortunately for (More)
Posted 3:38 PM 12/18/2012 by Matt Stafford
Snow may be on the way for the Pikes Peak region. For military families, there's a program to help them clear their sidewalks for free.
Remember, it's a city ordinance to keep your sidewalks clear in Colorado Springs.
The program, SnowCare for Troops (part of Project EverGreen), is (More)
Posted 2:32 PM 12/17/2012 by Garrett Boyd
The Sandy Hook School Support Fund
-United Way of Western Connecticut with the Newtown Savings Bank
Sandy Hook School Support Fund
c/o Newtown Savings Bank
39 Main Street, Newtown CT 06470
Posted 6:29 PM 12/16/2012 by Eric Ross
El Paso County residents are encouraged to fill out a quick 5-minute survey to help the county build its new Park Master Plan.
This is your opportunity to provide feedback and recommendations for new additions and modifications to current parks and trails.
The survey must be submitted by Dec. 31.
To provide feedback, visit http://www.planupdate-elpasocountyparks.com/
Posted 8:43 AM 12/14/2012 by Siera Santos, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Colorado Springs toddler who was burned in a garage flash fire on Sunday afternoon has been moved from critical to serious condition.
Trystin Olive, 2, suffered severe burns to his face, hands, feet and legs along with injuries associated with this type of traumatic injury. Doctors (More)
Posted 7:57 PM 12/13/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
Officers on the west side of Colorado Springs spent more than seven hours Thursday morning trying to end a hostage situation at the Cheyenne Vista Apartments. They say social media may have worked against them.
Police say Julian Adolf Gutierrez had two hostages inside: a woman believed to (More)
Posted 11:50 AM 12/12/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
Parkview Medical Center is hosting a community flu vaccine clinic Tuesday, December 18 at the Parkview Pueblo West ER. Vaccines will be administered to those 18 years or older between 4 p.m. and 7p.m.
The flu shot will cost $20 which can be paid by cash, check or credit card and those applicable can use their Medicare part B to pay for the flu shot.
The clinic will be at the Pueblo West ER which is on 899 E. Industrial Blvd.
Posted 7:29 AM 12/11/2012 by Siera Santos, firstname.lastname@example.org
‘Tis the season for giving.
It's a time of year when communities contribute to those in need, but the used clothing you toss in those outside donation bins may not end up on someone's back.
"In the surrounding region, we have a found a proliferation of these kind of ambiguous (More)
Posted 11:45 AM 12/7/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
DENVER (AP) - Colorado needs about 300 more foster homes for abused and neglected children, especially in rural counties. The state now has about 4,200 children in foster families in 2,800 homes. In some cases, siblings are together, but many of those homes have up to four foster (More)
Posted 5:20 PM 12/6/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
DENVER (AP) - Kaiser Permanente says it's hiring 500 people at a new information technology campus it is opening in the south Denver suburbs. The health-care provider announced Thursday that the campus is opening in January in Englewood and that the company has begun recruiting and (More)
Posted 8:33 PM 12/3/2012 by Matt Stafford
School District 11 begins a series of public meetings this week on their Utilization Plan for the years to come; some of the plans include closing or condensing schools, including Mann Middle School and Wasson High School.
On Monday D-11 Superintendent Nicholas Gledich held a press (More)