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Picture of Flash Flood
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:18pm
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. Flash flooding is one of the disasters that can happen in Colorado Springs. It’s important to be prepared so that everyone in your family knows what to do and where to go.
photo of mayor giving aware to Milito
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:06am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Mayor John Suthers presented the Spirit of the Springs Celebration Award to Sharon Milito, a retired local elementary school teacher, during a surprise presentation at the Red Rock Canyon Bioblitz on July 21. Milito, who taught fourth grade at District 11’s Patrick Henry... Read more
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 8:42am
Our City’s founder General William Palmer would be proud: We kick off the Colorado Springs podcast with a look at our parks department! Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director Karen Palus and TOPS (Trails, Open Space and Parks) Manager Scott Abbott share information about a potential... Read more
 Commander Mandel, Hunter, and Officer Steinhardt
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 8:22am
Every time a local family called to report their son missing, Colorado Springs Police Officer Alison Steinhardt was there to help.
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:09pm
We are excited to launch a new podcast called "Behind the Springs!" It's a casual, in-depth look at local government with hosts Ted Skroback and Jen Schreuder. Spoiler alert: This podcast is going to be FUN!“We want to be educational, lighthearted and FUN, which can be an elusive word in local... Read more
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 4:30pm
Curious about what happens inside a police car? Interested in knowing how those television shows stack up against real world policing? Find out for yourself! Applications for the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Fall 2019 Citizens’ Academy are now open. Information on how to apply and what is... Read more
Photo of Garden of the Gods
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 12:03pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A section of Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will close temporarily from July 29-Aug. 26 due to necessary utility work that is part of a flood mitigation project underway in the northeastern portion of... Read more
crews paving during the night
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 11:25am
We've got a quick overview of 2C paving and concrete work that's taking place right now in Colorado Springs. For more information about 2C or to see the full paving list, visit coloradosprings.gov/2c Paving Last week (week of July 15, 2019) crews... Read more
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 9:35am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  The City’s GoCoSprings App, which provides an efficient way for residents to report issues such as potholes and downed trees, began to malfunction in April, delaying the receipt of more than 2,... Read more
hand holding keys out for someone. text says "renter rights 1010"
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 9:03am
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division will offer its second “Renter Rights 101” informational session August 7 at the Penrose Library in downtown Colorado Springs. A third session will be offered in Southeast Colorado Springs in October.
graphic leaf on green background
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 11:47am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Residents will have the opportunity to celebrate Earth Day every day at the 3rd annual Sustain-A-Fest, a community celebration to learn about sustainable practices through demonstrations and activities. WHAT:    Sustain-A-Fest WHEN:    Saturday, July 27, Noon - 7 p.m.... Read more
a green gutter bin. It's about the size of a 33 gallon garbage bag and made of porous materian.
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 9:32am
The Stormwater Enterprise is always looking for new ways to protect water quality. Currently, they are testing a new filter system called “Gutter Bins” that fit inside an existing storm drain capturing trash and debris while allowing stormwater to flow through the drain and into our creeks. Here is... Read more