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Cresta Open Space
Friday, May 6, 2022 - 9:40am
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
Friday, May 6, 2022 - 9:29am
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
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 3:07pm
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.
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 12:17pm
Thousands of local kids will benefit from the opportunity to play youth sports free of charge through at least 2026, thanks to a program created by Olympic City USA.
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 5:05pm
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
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 3:00pm
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
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 12:43pm
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
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 10:18am
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
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 5:31pm
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.
looking up at a hawk flying overhead. blue sky and clouds behind bird
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 3:04pm
Nature and science fans of all ages are asked to observe and submit pictures of wild plants, animals and fungi using the free app, iNaturalist. Scientists can use the collected pools of data to better understand and conserve urban wildlife habitat. More than 350 cities worldwide will participate... Read more
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 1:59pm
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) announced valet parking will be available for travelers beginning May 1, 2022. The daily rate will be $19, and travelers can pay an additional $3 for solar covered parking.  
electric bus
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 12:34pm
Mountain Metro Transit (MMT) is unveiling four new zero tailpipe emission, battery electric buses that will go into service this spring.