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Lid to new storm drain where gutter bin is being installed. The words "storm sewer drains into creek. Gutter bin stormwater filtration system  sponsored by GE Johnson" is engraved on the lid.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:43pm
Capturing debris before it enters the stormwater system helps maintain a healthy stormwater system and helps prevent pollution from impacting our waterways. And that’s exactly what these innovative Gutter Bins do as they capture about 30 pounds of trash and debris a month that would have entered... Read more
kids holding sport balls pose for photo with officers
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm
Colorado Springs police officers have something new in their patrol cars to help them connect with area kids. A program called Play COS is about having fun, starting conversations and creating relationships. Find out why it’s such a win-win for our community!
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 12:14pm
Colorado Springs residents have through Sunday, Aug. 8 to provide input to help improve the city’s transportation plan as part of ConnectCOS, a citywide visionary transportation study. Residents are encouraged to weigh in on strategies for enhancing the city’s transportation system to be more... Read more
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 3:26pm
Access to Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain will be impacted by two special events in August, the Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb on Saturday, Aug. 7 and the Pikes Peak Ascent on Aug. 21.
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 5:04pm
"As the Homelessness Response Coordinator, I have often heard from people who live in Colorado Springs and downtown business owners about negative experiences in the downtown area. A year and a half ago, I met with City leadership and community leaders about the issues occurring downtown.
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:52pm
Westbound vehicular and bicycle traffic on Platte Avenue will be reduced temporarily to one lane Tuesday, August 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the removal of guardrail and the installation of temporary barrier on the bridge. Traffic will return to two lanes westbound by mid-afternoon, weather and... Read more
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 10:50am
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking volunteers to serve on several boards and commissions.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:27pm
The City’s 150th birthday bash is this Saturday, July 31! The festivities start at 11 a.m. with a “Parade through Time” featuring more than 60 entries on Tejon Street downtown, plus a special air show. Then, stick around for a family friendly festival on Vermijo Avenue from 12-8 p.m.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:21am
As air travel steadily returns, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is seeing increases in enplanements, as well as available seats in the market. In the month of June 2021, 99,478 passengers were enplaned representing a 26.3 percent increase from June of 2019 with 200,516 total passengers traveling... Read more
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:35am
The Colorado Springs Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is proud to announce its upcoming 9 PM Routine campaign! From July 26 to August 1, you will see graphics on the CSPD’s social media accounts reminding community members to take part in the 9 PM Routine, a reminder to help prevent crimes... Read more
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:29am
On July 20, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) was informed by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) that it had been awarded its tenth consecutive accreditation. The CSPD has been an accredited law enforcement agency since 1991 and is one of the state’s... Read more
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 3:17pm
The historic and newly renovated beach house at Memorial Park is open again after being closed for more than a year. The renovated beach house features indoor and outdoor learning spaces, an outdoor gathering area with boulder seating, a rentable indoor great room for community events, beach... Read more