Press Releases

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:46pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – As part of the first urban tree canopy assessment in Colorado Springs, City Forestry is hoping to receive additional feedback from a public survey. The short online survey, which closes on Aug. 20, will help forestry better understand residents’ overall knowledge and... Read more
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 12:24pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Several events will cause temporary disruptions to normal traffic patterns in downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City Friday-Sunday (Aug. 17-19). Below is a list of the upcoming events that will impact normal traffic patterns.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:08am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  A survey of 7,500 small business owners revealed that Colorado Springs is the nation’s fourth most “business friendly” city according to Thumbtack’s 2018 Small Business Friendliness Survey. The... Read more
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:33pm
In accordance with Colorado law the Colorado Springs Police Department is notifying the community that Shelwyn Jerome Williams has moved to a new location in the Colorado Springs Police Department’s jurisdiction. Williams is a sex offender whose past behavior has led him to be labeled a “Sexually... Read more
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 3:49pm
On August 13, 2018, at approximately 8:47 AM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the intersection of South Circle Drive and Hancock Expressway, in reference to a single vehicle traffic accident. Upon arrival, officers found the vehicle was occupied by an adult male... Read more
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 11:39am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Motorists on Academy Boulevard will encounter a significant traffic shift and nightly lane and turn closures between Dublin Boulevard and York Road/Brookwood Avenue beginning Aug. 12.
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:52pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mayor's Office is now accepting nominations for the fifth annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards. Launched in 2015, the awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of young professionals, age 40 and under, whose extraordinary efforts make a positive impact on the... Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:26pm
Update: The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male as Marlyn Techau, 64 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs. His death, after further investigation appears to be not suspicious, pending the Coroner’s findings. Original: Anyone with information or is a witness... Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:25pm
In accordance with Colorado law, the Colorado Department of Corrections has notified the Colorado Springs Police Department that Aaron John Victorian will be on supervised release, parole, and has moved to an address in the Colorado Springs Police Department’s jurisdiction. Victorian is a sex... Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:11am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Cascade Avenue between Bijou and Jackson streets will receive a new traffic configuration beginning Tuesday to enhance pedestrian safety near Colorado College, improve traffic flow onto I-25, and install a north/south bicycle connection into downtown. The new configuration... Read more
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:54pm
**UPDATE 11 a.m. Friday, August 10**: The Temporary Hail Assistance Center at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center has had long lines since opening this morning and funds will be expended shortly with the people already in line. Thank you to El Pomar Foundation for the generous donation that... Read more
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 9:49am
**UPDATE 11 a.m. Friday, August 10**: The Temporary Hail Assistance Center at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center has had long lines since opening this morning and funds will be expended shortly with the people already in line. Thank you to El Pomar Foundation for the generous donation that... Read more