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1 year 3 months ago

Marines to get Osprey training at Fort Carson

COLORADO SPRINGS- Fort Carson officials say about 40 Marines will test their skills piloting the Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft against Colorado's thin air. The Marines will begin a 10-day training cycle Tuesday using a half dozen of the aircraft from Fort Riley, Kan. The Osprey's wings have helicopter-like rotors that can...

2 years 9 months ago

Training at Cheyenne Mountain Airbase

Cheyenne Mountain Air Base, formerly known as NORAD, is doing fire simulation today, large amounts of smoke will be visible in Broadmoor Bluffs area, if you are in the area and see smoke you are most likely seeing the training, but if you see flames coming from somewhere other than...

2 years 10 months ago

Search-rescue dogs get workout in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Search-and-rescue dogs from seven states are going through certification evaluations at Denver International Airport. The dogs will be tested on a series of rubble piles simulating collapsed buildings and other scenarios. The tests began Saturday and end Sunday. Colorado Urban Search and Rescue Task Force...

2 years 10 months ago

Air Force revises low-level training plans

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AP) - The Air Force says it has determined that its controversial proposal for flying low-level night-time training flights over New Mexico and Colorado would have no significant impact on the environment. But it has made some adjustments to its proposed fly-zones. A new...

3 years 1 month ago

U.S. Open volunteers get training

Calling all golf fanatics who would like to lend a helping hand at the 2011 U.S. Women's Open. Volunteers for next month's event came to the Broadmoor Hotel today for their orientation.Approximately three thousand volunteers help with the event. The majority of the spots are filled, but a few are...

3 years 2 months ago

Search dogs training in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Search and rescue dogs from across Colorado will be training this weekend at Lake Pueblo state Park. Ten search teams will practice water search skills while divers from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Bureau will take turns being mock victims. Officers will use a...

3 years 3 months ago

State Patrol wants motorcycle riders to get training

The Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol are encouraging motorcycle riders to get professional training before they hit the road. CDOT and CSP point to certain statistics that show lack of training among motorcycle riders causes many motorcycle fatalities. Supporting statistics from the Colorado State...

3 years 4 months ago

Ice dive scheduled this weekend

The annual Pueblo County Sheriff's Office Ice Dive will happen Saturday at 10 a.m. at Lake San Isabel. The Ice Dive normally happens each year on January 1. This year it was postponed because the ice hadn't gotten thick enough. Divers will cut a whole in the lake...

3 years 5 months ago

Pueblo Airport gets award

The American Association of Airport Executives has announced that 39 airports have earned an award for training, including Pueblo's Memorial Airport. The 2010 award winners are: • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport • Bellingham International Airport • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport • Blue Grass Airport • Centennial Airport • Charlotte County Airport • Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Authority • Daytona Beach International...

3 years 8 months ago

New training urged for teachers

A national panel composed of education experts and critics calls for teacher education to be "turned upside down" by revamping programs to place "clinical practice" at the center of teacher preparation, not unlike the medical profession. That and other sweeping recommendations are included by a Blue Ribbon Panel on...

3 years 8 months ago

Green job training grants announced

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center and the State Energy Sector Partnership Tuesday announced that companies in the energy efficient or renewable energy fields may be eligible for training scholarships. The scholarships are competitive in nature, but each company may receive up to $15,000 to train current workers. The...

3 years 9 months ago

Crisis negotiation training brings agencies together

Law enforcement agencies teamed up in Pueblo Wednesday for training in crisis negotiations. The training took place at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. In one scenario SWAT teams and communication workers responded to a mock hostage situation. The training brought together the Colorado Department of Corrections, Pueblo Police and the Pueblo...

3 years 9 months ago

Nursing grant comes to CSU-Pueblo

The Nursing Department at Colorado State University-Pueblo's has received a grant of nearly $400,000 to provide the latest simulation technology used to train nurses. The funds were granted by the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. More than half of the grant will be...

4 years 2 days ago

Search to resume for F-16 fuel tanks

The Colorado Air National Guard will resume its search today for external fuel tanks jettisoned over open country as the pilot of an F-16 prepared to make an emergency landing in Colorado Springs. The fighter landed without incident. Maj. Nicole David says the tanks aren't dangerous but are important...

4 years 2 months ago

OSHA proposes $217K in Colorado fines for Postal Service

Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining the U.S. Postal Service $217,000 for allegedly exposing workers at the Denver Network Distribution Center in Denver to electrical hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Monday it issued three willful citations after it found workers tested live electrical equipment without...

4 years 2 months ago

Large animal rescue training scheduled

Pueblo Animal Services is hosting a Large Animal Rescue Course on May 14 and 15, at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. The purpose of this class is to educate first responders, animal control personnel and horse owners in the safe rescue of large animals from emergency situations such as trailer...

4 years 3 months ago

City to offer emergency training to citizens

The City of Colorado Springs, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is urging citizens to take time to prepare for possible emergencies. Weather in Colorado Springs can very quickly turn dangerous with severe thunderstorms, strong winds, lightning and flooding. Some of the most severe storms in this...

4 years 3 months ago

More soldiers and more noise for Ft. Carson?

Since September 11th, 2001, Fort Carson has seen tremendous growth, going from nearly 15,000 soldiers to nearly 25,000. More growth is anticipated down the road. As they prepare for that growth, Fort Carson brass are also preparing to step on some toes, unintentionally. At a town hall meeting Friday...

4 years 3 months ago

Army rolls out heavy fire power for exercise

There was some heavy fire power on display at the ranges of Fort Carson Thursday. Multiple companies of M1 Abrams Tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles and ground troops associated with 1st Battalion 67th Armor Regiment all joined forces in the live fire exercise. Along with the heavy ground force, the...

4 years 3 months ago

Soldiers never stop training

Training never stops at Fort Carson. Reporter Andy Koen is the firing range at the Mountain Post with Chaos company, 1st Battalion 67th Armor Regiment. We'll have a report tonight on News First.

4 years 5 months ago

Training to protect

2010 will be a big year for Fort Carson. Several units are planning for deployment. Traveling in a war zone can be tough, and moving leaders can be even tougher. The Protective Services Detail team has that job and they will be leaving for Afghanistan in about a month....

4 years 9 months ago

Dog could save boy's life

The suspense is almost too much for 5-year-old Ethan Rines. "I can't wait!" he said. Ethan and his mom, Jessie, traveled all the way from Maine to Colorado Springs to meet their new dog. They've waited for this moment for months. "He's going to go everywhere...

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