News

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 1:16pm
Starting May 7 through May 11, the Colorado Springs Police Department will be on Accident Alert Status. The CSPD will begin a transition to the state’s new crash reporting form. The new form (DR3447) was developed by the Colorado Department of Transportation, and is now mandated to be used by all... Read more
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 4:19pm
Colorado Springs is celebrating our 150th anniversary by planting 18,071 trees to commemorate the city’s founding in 1871 by General William J. Palmer. The beauty of the Pikes Peak Region is what attracted Palmer to plan for a resort community at the foot of Pikes Peak. At the time, the city could... Read more
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 1:29pm
Crews will break ground on major renovations at Panorama Park on May 8, 2021. The 13.5 acre park is located in Southeast Colorado Springs, adjacent to Panorama Middle School. It is the largest neighborhood park renovation in city history.
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 11:47am
The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division has awarded more than $3.3 million in pandemic relief grants to Colorado Springs homeless service providers through the second round of CARES Act Emergency Solutions Grant funding (ESG-CV2).
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 10:54am
As part of a summer of celebratory events, tasting tickets for the Beards, Bonnets & Brews + Festival went on sale today. The event, which features 30 breweries, distilleries and wineries along with historic exhibitions, seven live local bands, multiple contests and a day full of old-time... Read more
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 2:55pm
North Cheyenne Canyon Road, within North Cheyenne Cañon Park, will be closed daily Monday-Friday from May 3-28 to allow for the movement of construction material during a parking lot improvement project. Gold Camp Road from the northern boundary of North Cheyenne Cañon Park to Helen Hunt Falls,... Read more
aerial view of tree nursery with pikes peak in the background
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 4:59pm
Can you imagine a world without clean air to breath? Or no shade from the hot summer sun; no place to relax and cool off in the shade? Or landscapes, parks, and other terrain constantly damaged by erosion? A world without the benefits of trees sure doesn’t sound like an attractive place to live.... Read more
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 3:19pm
Our city’s founder, General William Jackson Palmer, had thousands of trees brought into Colorado Springs back in the 1870s. We’re celebrating his legacy and our city’s 150th anniversary with a Tree Challenge! Meet our City Forester Dennis Will, find out why trees are such a big deal and learn how... Read more
two owls sitting in a nest in a tree
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 9:11am
Nature and science fans of all ages in Colorado Springs have a chance to help scientists collect information about the wildlife in and around Colorado Springs! Participating is easy! All you have to do is observe and submit pictures of wild plants, animals and fungi using the free app iNaturalist.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 9:34am
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) has been accredited as a Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR Facility. GBAC STAR is a performance-based accreditation program that demonstrates that airport facilities have put in place the work practices, procedures and protocols to prepare, respond, and... Read more
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 3:14pm
A portion of Gold Camp Road is now closed to vehicles until further notice due to a large boulder blocking the roadway.
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 9:56am
In an effort to encourage Colorado Springs and El Paso County residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine to help our community overcome the pandemic, the City of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, and  El Paso County Public Health are kicking off a “Don’t Wait. Vaccinate!” campaign.