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Monday, July 19, 2021 - 2:52pm
The city’s big 150th anniversary bash is happening downtown on July 31st and you don’t want to miss it. Why is it going to be so great? Find out from Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers on this episode of “Behind the Springs”!
Monday, July 19, 2021 - 9:54am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— Eastbound vehicular and bicycle traffic on Platte Avenue will be diverted onto Galley Road between Wooten Road and the Powers Boulevard interchange 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 21 to 5 a.m. Thursday, July 22. The detour will be in place to move eastbound traffic onto the newly... Read more
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:09pm
Colorado Springs residents are invited to provide input now through Aug. 8 on draft scenarios and priorities to improve the city’s transportation plan as part of ConnectCOS, a citywide visionary transportation study.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 9:23am
The public is invited to participate in an in-person public information open house, Thursday, July 22 to learn about reconstruction of South Academy Boulevard between Bijou Street and Airport Road scheduled to begin later this year. Attendees may learn about the project, anticipated construction... Read more
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 10:28am
The Manitou Incline will be closed during the Barr Trail Mountain Race on July 18, and the Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent, Aug. 21 and 22. The following closure times will be implemented due to safety concerns during the events.
Monday, July 12, 2021 - 3:17pm
We invite you to take 3 minutes to watch these powerful messages on Firearm Safety and Suicide Prevention from Sheriff Bill Elder (El Paso County), Director of Public Safety Chris Heberer (City of Fountain), Lt. Col. Chris Jackson (United States Air Force), Police Chief Vincent Niski (City of... Read more
Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 10:51am
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Day – Southeast COS, a family-friendly event that welcomes everyone in the community to learn more about sport and recreation opportunities in Colorado Springs, will be held Saturday, July 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Deerfield Park.
Black Forest Fire
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 4:02pm
Meet our city’s Fire Marshal and hear about all the things his team does and all the things WE can do to prepare for the summer heat and threat of wildfire. Brett Lacey has been in Colorado Springs nearly 30 years and shares great information that will help our entire community through this season... Read more
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 4:01pm
The Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Commission (LETAC) voted unanimously at a regular meeting on Tuesday, July 6, to put forth a formal recommendation that the City of Colorado Springs expand the use of Crisis Response Teams.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 3:25pm
The City of Colorado Springs was founded on July 31, 1871. To recognize the 150th anniversary of this historic moment, there will be a celebration downtown along the newly redesigned Vermijo Street. The festivities will take place on Saturday, July 31, 2021. This once-in-a-lifetime celebration... Read more
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 12:29pm
July is national Park & Recreation Month and the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is kicking it off by asking community members to participate in a community-wide survey.
Friday, July 2, 2021 - 3:07pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department had been seeking a new operator for the Westside Community Center through its established procurement process since November 2020. On July 2, the department announced it was unable to come to a mutual agreement during its most recent... Read more