If you’re planning to drive the Pikes Peak Highway to the summit of America’s Mountain this summer, we have to information you’ll need to “know before you go”. Plus, meet the new manager of the mountain who shares fun facts about this iconic landmark.
A three-phased public participation process for Colorado Springs residents to help inform the future of the Westside Community Center began April 18 with an online survey. The full process will take place through the end of May. Public input collected through this process will be shared with City... Read more
Take 5 in the Garden of the Gods 5K and 5 mile returns to Colorado Springs Saturday, May 7, from 6-10 a.m. Over 1,000 participants are expected to race and can choose between a 5K or 5-mile trail or road race. Due to the event, all roads will be temporarily closed through Garden of the Gods. Trail... Read more
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department invites community members to attend an open house to learn about plans for a new mountain bike pump track and skills trail in Cresta Open Space, which is located on Cresta Road, near Cheyenne Mountain High School. The open house is from 5-6:... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs has added an additional red light camera at Maizeland and Academy as part of the “Red Light Safety Camera Program.” The goal of the red light camera program is to protect drivers, passengers, cyclists, and pedestrians from injuries or crashes caused by red light running... Read more
Construction on a new play area in Acacia Park is underway. New equipment, including a unique Ninja Warrior-like climbing structure, plus a tot lot with colorful rubberized features, a slide and a spinner, will be added as part of the project.
The Center for Strategic Ministry (CSM) has operated the Westside Community Center in partnership with the City of Colorado Springs since 2010. This operational contract ends May 31, 2022. Starting June 1, the center will run on a revised schedule, operating Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This will... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs will issue the second round of TABOR credits to residents in May. The $7 million in refunds will be credited to eligible Colorado Springs Utilities’ residential and commercial electric accounts on May bills. The estimated total refund is approximately $32 per individual... Read more
The North Slope Recreation Area along the Pikes Peak Highway will open Sunday, May 1, weather dependent. This includes the North and South Catamount reservoirs. Crystal Reservoir is closed to boating and fishing due to a Colorado Springs Utilities maintenance and repair project expected to last... Read more
On Saturday, April 30, 2022, the Colorado Springs Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to host a citywide “Drug Take-Back Day.” The program, which is spearheaded by the DEA, provides convenient locations across the nation for the public to drop off unneeded... Read more
Colorado Springs is the 9th best City in America to start a business, according to a study released today by WalletHub. The study compared the “relative startup opportunities” in 100 U.S. Cities based on 20 metrics in three categories: Business Environment, Access to Resources and Business Costs.