COS expects enplanements to increase significantly beginning mid-March 2021 due to the launch of Southwest Airlines service from COS. Southwest launched 13 daily flights to 5 nonstop destinations effective March 11, 2021. Southwest Airlines, combined with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines,... Read more
Colorado Springs residents can apply for direct assistance for rent and utilities using funds received from the U.S. Treasury through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021. The City received $14 million in these Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) funds... Read more
Effective Monday, March 22, the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic until May 23. The closure is for the safety of all visitors and workers as the Pikes Peak Summit Complex enters the final phase of construction.
In 1907, a fraternal life insurance organization called the Modern Woodmen of America selected Colorado Springs as the site for a tuberculosis sanatorium to serve their large and growing membership. The company purchased the 1,000-acre Ambler Ranch located twelve miles northwest of downtown- now... Read more
Dressed in the style of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer, Mayor John Suthers kicked off a press event today that detailed city-wide contests and other activations for the celebration of the city’s Sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary.
The public is invited to learn about RetoolCOS and proposed changes to neighborhood zoning and design standards at a digital public meeting Wednesday, March 24. RetoolCOS is the City’s process for updating the current Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance, which guides how property owners can use their... Read more
A small number of registered voters, approximately 2,500 out of 303,000 ballots mailed, were sent two ballots for the April 6 General Municipal Election. This was caused due to a technical glitch in the transmission of data to the ballot printing vendor.
Flywheel Capital, LLC (Flywheel), Alcorn Construction, Newmark, and Colarelli Construction broke ground on Thursday, March 18 for Building 1 of the new Peak Technology Campus. The project is in Peak Innovation Park, the 900-acre master planned business park at the entrance to the Colorado Springs... Read more
Randy Royal has been working at the Colorado Springs Fire Department for more than three decades and now he’s the new leader. Hear about his background, his plans for the future and his wise words about this year’s wildfire danger!
Girders will be installed to the south side of the Platte Avenue Bridge over Sand Creek, March 24 – 26, as part of a bridge replacement project. To lessen traffic impacts, the installation is scheduled to happen overnight, with traffic being detoured each night of the installation, 8 p.m. through... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County have an important message for local businesses who collect sales taxes: it’s not too late to apply for the COVID-19 joint sales tax relief program. However, the deadline to apply for the program is fast approaching: the last day for a business to... Read more
Local schools, educators and groups are invited to utilize an education resource guide designed to engage youth in the commemoration of the City of Colorado Springs’ sesquicentennial.
“Growing up in Colorado Springs, my passion for history developed at a young age,” said Colorado Springs Mayor John... Read more