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Your Old Christmas Lights Can Help Kids With Cancer

Ace Hardware’s Recycling Program for “Lights for Life” is going on from November 15 through February 15th. You can drop off holiday lights and extension cords at participating Colorado Springs Ace Hardware stores. Many stores will also accept fluorescent light bulbs, mercury-containing thermostats, used cell phones, and rechargeable batteries for recycling. The money raised from this recycling effort will go …

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Deadly Colorado Fire Caused by Christmas Lights

Four mobile homes were burned from a fire started by an outlet overloaded with Christmas lights at the Crest Mobile Estates, according to the Fountain Fire Department. The blaze originated from a home at 512 Windsor Lane around 2:00 a.m. after the family had spent the night wrapping presents and decorating the Christmas tree. The fire claimed the life of …

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Avoiding an Auto Accident Isn’t Luck…

Auto accidents took 103 lives on St. Patrick’s Day in 2009. Nearly 40% of those involved a drunk driver. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants that number to be even lower this coming Thursday.

Avoiding an Auto Accident Isn't Luck…

Auto accidents took 103 lives on St. Patrick’s Day in 2009. Nearly 40% of those involved a drunk driver. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants that number to be even lower this coming Thursday.

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Even Small Resolutions Add Up, Colorado Springs!

Happy New Year!! Welcome, 2011! Did you already make a New Year’s Resolution? Or maybe two or three? Well, we have some resolutions that you can add to your list, or even adopt as your very own list. (We don’t mind if you steal them. Nobody will tell.) We can feel a lot of pressure to have our lives all …

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December Ushers In Alamosa, Pueblo Party Season

It’s a mild start for December in Alamosa, Pueblo and even the Springs, but that won’t stop all the celebrations this time of year. Whether under flurries or clear blue skies, the gift exchanges, Christmas potlucks, and office parties are inked onto the calender! All year long we look forward to this season of “eat, drink and be merry!” And …