"I've always loved stuff that flies in the air," says 14-year-old Ian Helmcke.
For Ian and his family, going to the Colorado Balloon Classic has become a tradition. They have been going since 1999, and there is one thing that he's hook on -- balloon cards.
These cards... more »
On April 30 the Teller County Sheriff's Office will participate in the "National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Event."
This event is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration and is designed to get unused and unwanted prescription drugs out of people's homes.
Unwanted drugs can be dropped off from... more »
Attorneys will volunteer their time for a low-cost clinic in El Paso County covering the topics of bankruptcy, creditor/debtor rights, consumer protection and debt collection.
The Court Care clinic will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade... more »
Colorado will begin collecting DNA from those arrested for felonies beginning Friday under a law that is expected to be challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union.
DNA from those arrested for felonies will be collected through a cheek swab and sent to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation for... more »
They've fixed a leak -- and now engineers for BP are getting ready to see if a new cap on the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is enough to contain the gusher. The test will involve closing off all three openings in the cap, and then monitoring... more »
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Tuesday his office has received reports of fraudulent and threatening debt-collection calls. The calls often involve a supposed payday loan debt consumers have allegedly incurred. The callers, who resort to threatening tactics, use a variety of business names and have even invoked the Office... more »
Well-done, America! Volunteering is on the rise.
A federal report says Americans spent 100 million more hours helping their communities last year than in 2008. The number of people getting involved also went up by 1.6 million to 63.4 million, as more women and blacks lent a helping hand.... more »
It is one of her earliest memories of Christmas: A nativity scene that her father built.
As the years passed and Christmases came and went, the one constant was that nativity and the memories brought with it.
So when Julie Hudec grew up and had a family of... more »
An actor best known for his movie "Cheech and Chong" is sharing his love of Chicano art with the Pueblo Library District. The art exhibit is called The Chicano Collection. It features digital replicas from Cheech Marin's personal art collection. The exhibit showcases more than 26-artists from all over the... more »