News

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 11:18am
Does the city have a plan to deal with all of this growth? Of course! A lot of that centers around our planning department, so we’re talking with the director to get an idea of what our city planners do and what they don’t do. Are you wishing for a certain store or restaurant in your neighborhood?... Read more
Graduating class and CSPD leadership
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:33am
Twenty-seven weeks ago, 13 women and 47 men began their journey to becoming police officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department. It took determination and a strong work ethic to make it through those rigorous six months of training; but for them, it was all worth it when they earned their... Read more
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 9:06am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The public is invited to a presentation Monday, Feb. 10, to learn about the Ivywild Neighborhood Traffic Study, including its draft conclusions. This will be an opportunity for interested parties to view and provide input on the study’s recommendations before the City... Read more
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 8:41am
The Colorado Springs Police Department is now one of only three fully accredited crime labs in the State of Colorado. The CSPD Metro Crime Lab joined the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Denver Police Department on the list in 2019 when they were fully accredited to... Read more
new pedestrian bridge across creek. Creek banks lined with concrete
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:33pm
We are wrapping up work at the south end of Rock Ledge Ranch as part of our long-term efforts to protect the Garden of the Gods Park and downstream communities from flooding. Stabilizing the channel that runs through the Ranch was necessary to protect the Rock Ledge Chapel and Chamber Street,... Read more
large piles of trash in an illegal camp
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:25am
More than one million pounds of trash. That’s how much garbage our Quality of Life Team removed as they cleaned up 843 illegal camps last year. That’s enough garbage to fill the back of 1,607 Ford F150 pickup trucks. Not bad for a crew of eight people. 
collage of portraits of people from different cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00am
You might be wondering, “Is the information I provide on the census safe?” The short answer is “yes.” Here's how...
sgt morgan and officer falcon with their awards
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:37am
Two Colorado Springs Police Department officers received the prestigious “Bill Daniels True Blue Award” for going above and beyond their duties in order to help people in need in their community.
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 8:29am
Plans are moving forward to construct permanent airtanker base and ramp at the Colorado Springs Airport. It will make it possible to dispatch aerial firefighting crews within 600-mile radius.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:25am
Believe it or not, spring is rapidly approaching, and with it comes another exciting year of recreational sports offered by the City’s Sports Office here in Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 8:08am
For the month of December, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) enplaned 71,862 passengers, bringing the total passenger number for the month to 143,517, representing a 16 percent increase from the same period last year. In total, 1,671,757 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport in... Read more
field of green grass. new water-wise rules. city logo
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 2:36pm
All Coloradans share the responsibility of conserving water, and the City of Colorado Springs is no exception. The City strives to balance its responsibility to provide excellent public service, which includes maintaining its vibrant landscapes, while also efficiently using water.