Katie Pelton, KKTV 11 News

Katie Pelton

KKTV 11 News

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Recent articles by Katie:

Voice of the consumer: Amid tragedy, be on guard for fake support organizations

A lot of us want to help the victims and their families, and I want to make sure you do not fall for any scams. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Good to help veterans, but be wary of charity scams

On the heels of Veterans Day, I know a lot of us want to support our service members and veterans, but I want to make sure you don’t fall for scams. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Make car seat safety part of Halloween preparation

If you are taking your kids or grandkids to trick-or-treat this Halloween, we have a safety message from Consumer Reports about buckling up children in their bulky costume. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Hearing aids can now be bought over the counter

Experts estimate the devices could help about 30 million Americans. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Brighter holidays for seniors with Silver Key

Our local nonprofit needs your help to make the holidays brighter for seniors in our community. → Read More

Task force recommends all adults be screened for anxiety: What to know

nxiety disorders are common in adults, yet they often go undetected. A task force comprised of national experts is hoping to change that. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Boosting quality of later life

One nonprofit organization is asking for your help to make our region the best area to age. → Read More

Why October might be the best time to start your holiday shopping!

We may not even be to Halloween yet, let alone Thanksgiving and Christmas, but many major retailers are holding some of their biggest sales right now. → Read More

Over-the-counter hearing aids will be available this month! What you need to know

Experts tell 11 News this opens up so many more options for people dealing with some hearing loss, particularly those whose auditory issues weren’t considered severe enough in the past to qualify for hearing aids. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Yes, it’s holiday shopping time already

It might not be Halloween yet, but many big-name stores are holding some of their best holiday shopping deals this week. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: National Preparedness Month more than a formality

The American Red Cross is urging all of us to prepare for emergencies right now and to have a plan, in case disaster strikes. → Read More

Voice of the Consumer: Scams lurk for student loan forgiveness recipients

I’m sure you have heard about the student loan forgiveness plan — and so have the scammers. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Back to school and National Teddy Bear Day

If you are still picking up some last-minute school supplies, consumer experts have some tips for safe back-to-school shopping. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: The battle against tax fraud

It may not be tax season, but our federal agencies are busy working hard all year long. → Read More

11 CALL FOR ACTION REPORT: Top 10 biggest consumer complaints

From landlord squabbles to shoddy repair work, 11 News is looking at some of the biggest consumer gripes of the last year. → Read More

11 CALL FOR ACTION ALERT: IRS warns about tax fraud violation

11 News consumer reporter Katie Pelton sat down with Assistant Special Agent in Charge Amanda Prestegard to talk about how business owners can prevent payroll fraud and what employees can do if they are a victim. → Read More

Watch for donation scams following El Paso County deputy’s death

Many people have been seeking ways to help the family of this fallen hero. Unfortunately, scammers expect an outpouring of generosity during tragedies like this and are quick to cash in. → Read More

‘We seem to be in the decline phase’: Colorado’s top doctor talks BA.5 surge and more with anchor Katie Pelton

11 News anchor Katie Pelton sat down with the state’s top doctor, Eric France with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for a wide-ranging conversation. → Read More

Voice of the consumer” CashBack checks arrive this week for many Coloradans

The governor signed a bill in May to send taxpayers an early TABOR refund. He said most taxpayers will get their check this week. → Read More

Voice of the consumer: Can Fed stem risk of recession?

The Federal Reserve last week imposed another big rate increase in an attempt to curb inflation. The move is meant to slow the economy and keep prices in check. → Read More