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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 8:33am
The 2020 Census isn’t far away. It’s important for Colorado Springs that every single person living in our city is counted in the census. Read our blog to learn why your response matters, what to expect and how data affects Colorado Springs.
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Monday, January 13, 2020 - 8:52am
Due to feedback from local businesses and organizations, the Parking Enterprise has adjusted evening meters to allow for up to four hours of parking between 6-10 p.m. Guests can feed the meter for the maximum of four hours, or until the meter enforcement time ends at 10 p.m.
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 8:44am
There’s a lot of work going on at the airport that you might not know about! Scott Lawrence is an operations agent at the COS Airport and he lets us ride along to see what it takes to keep our local runways safe.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 2:40pm
“Bigs with Badges” pairs children facing adversity throughout the Pikes Peak Region with police officers, firefighters, and other first responders in a sports-based setting. “Bigs with Badges” is currently enrolling children throughout our region from low income, single parent, or military families... Read more
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 1:45pm
Colorado Springs is lucky number 13! That's right, our amazing city is ranked #13 on the New York Times’ prestigious “52 Places to Visit in 2020” list. Ted and Jen are here to celebrate!
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Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:53am
Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will reopen Saturday, Jan. 11. The trail has been closed since July 29 due to work associated with a flood mitigation project that is still underway in the northeastern portion of Garden of the... Read more
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 3:28pm
“Where would you go if you could go anywhere?” That's the question the New York Times asked its travel desk, contributors, correspondents and travel professionals. Colorado Springs ranked among the top spots on their wish-list. They ranked Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, #13 on the New York... Read more
Friday, January 3, 2020 - 9:22am
A Structural Assessment Report commissioned and completed in 2019 has identified $10M in beneficial projects and deferred maintenance needs through the City’s parking system. Parking rates have lagged behind in recent years since the last increase occurred 14 years ago, placing Colorado Springs... Read more
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 2:19pm
The City of Colorado Springs has worked in 2019 to offer new and improved ways for members of the community to stay aware of events, take part in discussions, and have their voice heard in local government.
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Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 12:02pm
Start 2020 off right. Make sure you and your family are prepared for an emergency. Remember, disasters don't plan ahead, but you can. Here are some simple steps you can take as you welcome the New Year.
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 10:00am
Colorado Springs continued to draw national attention in 2019 as a best-in-class city. For the second year in a row, Colorado Springs earned the distinction of #1 Most Desirable Place to Live, according to U.S. News and World Report, which ranked Colorado Springs highly in terms of quality of life... Read more
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 9:21am
Jen and Ted have a great conversation with Mayor John Suthers about his job as Mayor, why he chose public service and public office and how he stays focused. He shares the importance of setting goals along with his favorite part of serving as the Mayor of COS.