The Mayor's Office today announced its finalists for the ninth annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards. The program celebrates the outstanding achievements of young professionals aged 40 and under who are making a positive impact in Colorado Springs through their professional and volunteer activities.
The City of Colorado Springs announced today that Britt Haley has been selected as the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) director pending city council confirmation. Haley has been serving as the acting parks director since Karen Palus’ departure on June 3, 2022. Prior to that, Haley... Read more
Mayor John Suthers delivered his 8th State of the City address on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. He highlighted the city’s goals and accomplishments including infrastructure, economic growth, and community collaboration. He also identified and discussed our current challenges.
Four Team USA Jump Rope National Team members from Idaho Falls, Idaho, demonstrated their skills in Ed Robson Arena on Friday, Sept. 2 ahead of the 2023 World Jump Rope Championship to be held July 16-23 in Colorado Springs – Olympic City USA. The championship will feature 3,000 participants,... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs has launched an emergency preparedness campaign called “COS Ready.” This campaign provides a series of actions focused on preparing for an emergency, including a 1-2-3 checklist for community members to improve their readiness. 1. Sign up for Alerts, 2. Know your Zone,... Read more
The Mayor's Office is now accepting nominations for the annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards. Launched in 2015, the awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of young professionals, age 40 and under, whose efforts positively impact the Colorado Springs community. Nominees must live or work in... Read more
Mayor John Suthers presented the Spirit of the Springs Celebration Award to Heba Abdelaal during a presentation at the Military Spouse Coffee on August 4. Heba, who has served as the Legislative Committee Chairman for the Military Spouse Coalition for over four years, was recognized for her... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs announced this week that Kranj, Slovenia will become its newest sister city. Kranj will join Fujiyoshida, Japan; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Nuevo Casas Gandes, Mexico; Canterbury-Bankstown, Australia; and Ancient Olympia Greece.
Do you know a person or community group that has made a significant contribution to helping keep Colorado Springs clean? Highlight their accomplishments by nominating them for the “Spirit of the Springs KeepItCleanCOS” Award.
On November 12, 2021, the Colorado Springs Police Department, Crimes Against Children Unit was notified of a deceased 15-month-old child, Cairo Jak Astacio. The investigation revealed that Cairo died of a fentanyl overdose while in his home. The infant’s parents, Joenny Astacio (Age 36) and Kira... Read more
Mayor John Suthers issued a statement this week on the newly-released GAO report.
“The GAO report confirmed what we have stated throughout - that the process that recommended moving Space Command out of Colorado Springs was vastly flawed...