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7 months 4 weeks ago

4th of July weekend events

Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Philharmonic Fabulous Fourth - July 4, 7:30pm Rock Ledge Ranch Family Fourth - July 4, 10am-5pm Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration - July 3-4 Ice Cream Theatre Presents: Art Guffaw! - July 5, 6, 7pm Ride for the Brand Rodeo &...

1 year 8 months ago

Philharmonic fireworks show back on

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic Fireworks show will go on as scheduled. Originally it had been canceled due to fire danger, but after recent rain and higher humidity levels, the show will is back on. It starts at 5:30 Thursday evening and is free to the public.

2 years 9 months ago

Steamboat cancels fireworks show

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The July 4 fireworks show planned in the city of Steamboat Springs has been cancelled due to high fire danger. Gov. John Hickenlooper issued an executive order last week banning the private use of fireworks, but he said municipal fireworks displays could go on if...

3 years 8 months ago

City to destroy confiscated fireworks

The police and fire departments in Colorado Springs will be destroying fireworks Tuesday morning that were confiscated during the past year. Fireworks of any kind are illegal within city limits and a news release from the fire department stated that many people were ticketed this year for having fireworks. ...

3 years 8 months ago

Fire bans continue despite wet weather

Despite the recent rain and humidity, the fire danger remains high in Southern Colorado. Fire bans are still in place in both Colorado Springs and unincorporated El Paso County. Captain Jesse Ortiz with the Colorado Springs Fire Department says all of the the moisture is helping, but one or...

3 years 8 months ago

Tickets for fireworks in Colorado Springs

Afternoon rain showers are music to the ears of local firefighters, but there's a long ways to go reversing dry conditions. So as we are approaching the Fourth of July, firefighters are getting nervous about fireworks. "We're going out to ensure compliance with the fire code and the burn...

3 years 8 months ago

Think before you light

Thinking about setting off fireworks this weekend in Colorado Springs? Think again. The Colorado Springs Fire Department will be running patrols through Monday; they'll be confiscating fireworks and issuing tickets. The department wants to remind people that fireworks are illegal in Colorado Springs and fire conditions have been...

3 years 8 months ago

Fire danger douses holiday fireworks, campfires

DENVER (AP) - National forests and counties along Colorado's Front Range and eastern plains are banning outside fires and fireworks as hot, dry weather keeps the fire danger high. The National Weather Service has issued a red-flag warning signaling high fire danger for much of southern Colorado, including Las...

4 years 6 months ago

Sox add fireworks for Saturday's game

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have announced that the club has added an additional fireworks show to the schedule to make up for the show that was cancelled by weather on Saturday, August 21. This new show is scheduled for immediately after the game on...

4 years 8 months ago

Fireworks on the fifth in Woodland Park

The Fourth of July fireworks in Woodland Park came from storm clouds: lightning, rain, and golf ball-sized hail. That storm meant the man-made fireworks had to be cancelled Sunday night. Woodland Park typically plans for two nights of fireworks: both on the fourth and the fifth of July. The...

4 years 8 months ago

July 4th celebrations abound

El Paso County Speedway at the Fairgrounds July 3rd Grandstands open at 3:30 p.m. Fireworks at the end of the races Cost: $10 adults, $8 senior citizens and military w/ID, $6 kids 6-12 and free for kids under $6 Manitou Springs July 3rd & 4th Activities from 10 a.m....

4 years 8 months ago

Fireworks warning for National Forests

The U.S. Forest Service, which includes the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, and the Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands reminds campers that fireworks are illegal on public lands. That means shooting off fireworks as well as even taking them with you on a camping trip. If lighting a...

4 years 8 months ago

Fireworks rules in El Paso County

Some fireworks are legal in El Paso County while the same fireworks are illegal inside the City of Colorado Springs. In El Paso and Pueblo City and County a good rule of thumb to remember is if a firework flies through the air, explodes or shoots flaming balls, it...

4 years 10 months ago

New fireworks proposed on public lands

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a new rule to prohibit the use of fireworks and other explosive devices on all public lands in Colorado. This new rule would bring BLM regulations in line with other land management agencies in the state in an effort to reduce wildfires. ...

4 years 10 months ago

Fireworks store has video of NYC bomb suspect

A Pennsylvania store says it has video of the suspect in the failed Times Square car bombing buying fireworks there. Bruce Zoldan is president of Ohio-based Phantom Fireworks. He says Faisal Shahzad bought fireworks from the company's showroom in Matamoras, Pennsylvania, within the last eight weeks. Zoldan said Wednesday...

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