Residents across El Paso County are encouraged to share the story of their COVID-19 hero on social media using the hashtag #MyCOVIDHero to help recognize the kind acts of others during the pandemic. The call came today as El Paso County, El Paso County Public Health and the City of Colorado Springs... Read more
During the past year, Colorado has tragically lost nearly 6,000 people, including 740 in El Paso County, to this deadly virus. In an effort to honor those who we have lost over the last 12 months, residents in Colorado Springs and across El Paso County are invited to participate in this statewide... Read more
Colorado Springs recently earned the No. 7 spot on a list ranking the top 25 emerging destinations in the world. It is one of only two United States destinations on the TripAdvisor list, which is part of the travel website’s 2021 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards.
Mayor Suthers is seeking applications to fill a four year term on the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board, appointment to be confirmed by the Colorado Springs City Council. This volunteer position would be as a member of a citizen board of commissioners set to expire April 1, 2025. The time... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County are excited to announce a joint Sales Tax Relief plan for restaurants that have experienced sales declines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is limited to the General Fund portion of taxes for each organization (2% for the City and 1% for the... 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 U.S. Air Force announced that Colorado Springs is a finalist in the process of naming the permanent host of U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM). The announcement follows several months of evaluating criteria submitted by 40 contending communities. The final decision is anticipated in early 2021.