The El Paso County Sheriffs Office Dispatch has confirmed that the El Paso County Wild-land Fire Crews are en route to three small fires burning in what has been determined to be National Forest land near North Cheyenne Canyon and below Mays Peak.
National Forest Service Fire Crews are... more »
High Angle Rescue Climbers from the Colorado Springs Fire Department have responded to the Silver Cascade Falls area of North Cheyenne Canyon and Stratton Open Space when reportedly a man in his early 30's fell nearly 100 feet while working as a youth group volunteer in the canyon.
At... more »
Friday evening's rescue of a hiker who fell at Garden of the Gods and got stuck is a reminder to anyone tempted to climb the steep red rocks.
The 32-year-old man wasn't climbing high enough to require the technical gear and permit. In Colorado Springs, you can get a... more »
This weekend the Starsmore Discovery Center in North Cheyenne Cañon Park will host the 18th Annual Hummingbird Festival.
The event will be on Saturday, May 7th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to welcome the springtime return of the hummingbird.
Each autumn the hummingbirds of the Pikes Peak... more »
The Starsmore Discovery Center is looking for help to clean up North Cheyenne Cañon Park this Saturday.
The event happens from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 25. Volunteers aged 15 and older are invited. Those 12 to 14 may come as well, if they have a guardian... more »
A Colorado Springs man was found guilty of first degree murder Friday afternoon in the death of a man with developmental disabilities. Derek Hernandez received two life sentences without the possibility for parole and an additional 32 years in prison for the murder and other crimes.
Hernandez and Kyle... more »
If you hoisted a few pints last weekend, you contributed to a successful event that raised $25,000 for charity.
The 2010 Springs Beer Fest in Antlers Park drew 1,800 attendees.
The $25,000 raised is being donated to Friends of Cheyenne Canon, a non-profit organization and conservation group that... more »
If you're wondering what your kids will do during spring break next week--here's an idea. The Starsmore Discovery Center will hold a Junior Ranger Base Camp. Kids will learn about the trees, rocks and wild animals of North Cheyenne Cañon Park.
The camp is for children ages 7-12 and... more »