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Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:42am
Mayor John Suthers presented the Spirit of the Springs Lifetime Achievement Award to former Colorado Springs mayor Mary Lou Makepeace. Makepeace was elected as Colorado Springs’ first female Mayor and served two terms. During her time in office, city council passed several noteworthy measures,... Read more
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Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:33am
Mayor Suthers highlighted the community’s resiliency through the pandemic, the city’s infrastructure and economic improvements, along with several other accomplishments in his State of the City address. He also identified some of the city’s current challenges.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:14pm
With Colorado College's new Ed Robson Arena officially open and bringing Colorado College Tiger Ice Hockey to campus for the first time in its 83-year program history, four of the five City for Champions projects are complete.
view towards the plains from a forested ridge.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:56am
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board unanimously voted to recommend the purchase of 343 acres of open space in the city's southwest foothills. If approved by City Council, the purchase of Fishers Canyon will unlock several significant trail connections, including a key piece... Read more
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:02pm
Mayor John Suthers is seeking applicants for a four-year term on the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board.  This volunteer position will be a four-year term commitment, effective from January 11, 2022 – January 11, 2026 as a member of a citizen board of commissioners with a time commitment of... Read more
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 3:49pm
The City’s Community Development Division is seeking input to inform the City’s 2022 Annual Action Plan for the use of federal block grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
newly resurfaced runway with bright white striping
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 11:36am
The Colorado Springs Airport just completed a major rehabilitation project to its west runway. The expected life of the airfield's asphalt is roughly 20 years. As this runway was approaching that point, the rehabilitation of the pavement extended its life another 20 years.
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Friday, October 8, 2021 - 10:55am
Hot Spot Week is October 14-17! If you love our outdoor spaces, you won’t want to miss the many opportunities to participate, from educational activities, to group hikes, to work days.
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 9:27am
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) department is seeking responses from qualified entities for the use and operation of the Westside Community Center. The City will explore options that allow the westside facility to serve as a vibrant and financially viable community hub... Read more
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:08pm
A section of Airport Road over Spring Creek will close to all traffic starting Thursday, Oct. 14 through the spring of 2022, weather dependent, as the City of Colorado Springs continues work to rebuild the Spring Creek Bridge.
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Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:44pm
The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency managementThe City and County are consolidating their Offices of Emergency Management in an effort to optimize staff resources, establish a single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and after an event. The new... Read more
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:34am
Shared electric scooters (e-scooters) have arrived in Colorado Springs, offering a new mobility option to get around town. To learn about how to ride, rules including no-ride zones and parking, and additional details regarding the pilot program, visit ColoradoSprings.gov/escooters.