The 1871st tree in the COS 150: Tree Challenge has been planted and tracked by Brad Towne. The Towne family chose a sycamore because it was a favorite of Brad’s grandfather who had a sycamore in his yard in Maryland. It is also on the recommended tree list for Colorado. Of course, 1871 is... Read more
They’re called crimes of opportunity. The key is to NOT give criminals the opportunity. The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Crime Prevention Officers have great tips about puffing, porch pirates, online shopping and more. We hope this conversation helps you have a happy and safe holiday season!
As construction continues on the new Pikes Peak Summit Complex, which is on schedule to open in the summer of 2021, more than 80% of the project’s $15 million fundraising goal has been met. Beginning Dec. 1, Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain is participating in Giving Tuesday to raise awareness of... Read more
Two flood mitigation projects in Colorado Springs were recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for efforts to find impactful and innovative ways to protect our community from flooding.
Current City Council District 6 City Councilmember Andres Pico ran for and was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives. He will vacate the office of City Councilmember prior to taking the Oath of Office on January 13, 2021 for the House of Representative Seat. The City Council is seeking... Read more
At its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 24, Colorado Springs’ City Council voted to adopt Public Art COS, the city’s first public art master planA plan for the development of a portion of the city that contains proposed land uses, a generalized transportation system, and the relationship of the area... Read more
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is continuing work to complete improvement projects in City parks, sports and cultural facilities, and on trails. Funding for this myriad of improvements was approved by voters who passed ballot measure 2B in the November 2019 election,... Read more
The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) announced the 2020 EDIE award recipients, recognizing economic development excellence. The City of Colorado Springs was named Large Community of the Year and the Colorado Springs Airport received the award for Economic Development Partnership.
The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board awarded a $340,000 grant to the City of Colorado Springs to employ seasonal staff to complete critical stewardship projects in local parks and open spaces experiencing significant visitation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.