We've made great progress against the spread of COVID, but after the 4th of July, cases of COVID-19 went up – proof that COVID-19 doesn’t take a holiday. We all share the responsibility for protecting the workers we interact with, our loved ones, and higher-risk populations.
More than 80 people from responding agencies throughout the region participated in mass casualty exercise today at the Colorado Springs Airport. Crews extinguished a staged aircraft fire and rescued “passengers” from an aircraft as they tested their communications and procedures for responding to a... Read more
On Friday, August 28, the City of Colorado Springs, together with the Colorado Springs Chamber and Economic Development Commission, submitted a questionnaire response as the next step in its effort to be named the permanent home of U.S. Space Command.
A project is underway to remove noxious weeds from 17.5 acres in both Garden of the Gods Park and the adjacent Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. The work, which includes spot treatment of the weeds and distribution of a native seed mix, is an important conservation effort for the overall health of... Read more
The Colorado Municipal League (CML) announced this week that Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers has been named the inaugural recipient of the Sam Mamet Good Governance Award. The award, named in honor of retired CML Executive Director Sam Mamet, honors an individual who exemplifies and seeks to... Read more
The City Community Development Division has awarded over $1.8 million in grants to Colorado Springs non-profit organizations helping low-income households weather the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This award of CARES Act funding will help organizations that are working diligently in our... Read more
The City’s public works department is using the latest industry technology to assess its public road infrastructure citywide. The information collected will allow maintenance and operations staff to make data-driven decisions for project planning through 2028. All 1,804 linear miles of the city’s... Read more
You can see and smell the smoke and it’s been HOT. But those aren’t the only reasons we have a burn ban in Colorado Springs. Tune in for an interview with Fire Marshal Brett Lacey about how COVID-19 is impacting his decisions and what our fire department is hoping YOU will do – and NOT do - to keep... Read more
For the month of July, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) saw a large increase in enplanements from the previous month, but is continuing to experience a downturn in numbers due to the coronavirus pandemic. In July, COS enplaned 26,696 passengers representing a 155 percent increase from June’s 10,... Read more