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Longtime banker, volunteer joins Rodeo Hall of Fame

When you sit down with Hal Littrell, also known as “Mr. Rodeo” in Colorado Springs, you are an immediate captive of his stories and adventures. Littrell, 81, worked his way from bank teller at Colorado National Exchange Bank to bank president, to bank owner/chairman and CEO of Air Academy National Bank in 1986. All the… Continue Reading Longtime banker, volunteer joins Rodeo Hall of Fame

Two rodeo events some consider cruel to animals are up for debate in the Colorado Legislature. A House committee planned to start work today on a bill outlawing steer-tailing and horse-tripping. Both events are sometimes performed in Mexican-style rodeos called charreadas. Several states have outlawed the events. Horse-tripping is when running horses are lassoed by… Continue Reading Lawmakers debating ban on some rodeo events

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Want to know what the plans are for this year’s Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade, Fan Fest and Pride Fest in downtown Colorado Springs? The City of Colorado Springs’ Special Events Committee will host a meeting to discuss the events at 1:30 p.m. May 12 in the Regional Building Department, 2880 International Circle. The… Continue Reading Meeting scheduled to discuss rodeo parade, Fan Fest and Pride Fest

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