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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 3:45pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – For the second straight year, Colorado Springs – Olympic City USA, is the most desirable place to live in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The survey ranks desirability based on a survey of where residents would live if given the choice of the nation’... Read more
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 3:11pm
On May 15, 2019, Colorado Springs Police officers were dispatched to an address in the 700 block of N. Walnut St, in reference to reports of a deceased person. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Section responded to assist with the investigation. After the initial investigation, it does not appear... Read more
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:34am
Your stormwater fee dollars are working to reduce flooding locally and to improve water quality for downstream communities. Five detention ponds are at various phases of construction around Colorado Springs. These detention ponds are dry most of the time, but will capture water from storm events... Read more
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:32am
On Monday, April 8, 2019 at approximately 7:27 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of E. Fillmore St. and N. Cascade Ave. 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:49am
On Monday, May 13, 2019 at approximately 10:00 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a single vehicle crash near the intersection of South Union Blvd. and Hancock Expressway.  Upon arrival, officers discovered the driver of the vehicle had been ejected and was deceased on scene... Read more
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 8:16am
On Thursday, May 9, 2019, at approximately 3:41 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a traffic crash involving a SUV in the 6400 block of Barnes Road. Upon arrival at the crash scene, responding officers found the driver of the SUV, who had sustained serious injuries and a... Read more
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 12:28pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs ranked second amongst Colorado cities participating in the 2019 global urban biodiversity event called the City Nature Challenge. Colorado Springs ranked #57 overall out of 159 cities with 3,812 observations and 742 species documented.  Denver/... Read more
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 8:11am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT) is offering the Summer Haul Pass exclusively for youth 18 and under. For just $25, kids and teens can take advantage of unlimited rides on fixed-route City buses from June 1 through August 31. MMT’s Summer Haul Pass program has helped... Read more
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 8:09am
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Beginning May 9, drivers who run a red light at an intersection with red light safety cameras will be issued $75 citations as the 30-day warning and education period comes to an end. Violations confirmed by Colorado Springs Police Department staff to have occurred will... Read more
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:22am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is launching a survey to learn more about residents’ experiences with the local housing market. Residents can share their opinions about affordability, housing quality, the search experience, and other housing... Read more
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 3:07pm
Colorado Springs, Colo. – May 3, 2019 – Several downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City parking meters will be free May 6-10 thanks to local tourism dollars generated by visitors through the Lodging and Automobile Rental Tax (LART). The City of Colorado Springs and Visit Colorado Springs... Read more
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:30am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – To celebrate Arbor Day, which was recognized nationwide by the Arbor Day Foundation on April 26, local volunteers will help plant 20 chinkapin oak trees in Memorial Park on Saturday (May 4). Provided by the City’s forestry division and Colorado Springs Utilities, the trees... Read more