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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.