Should we send kids back to school? When will this be over? What can I really do about it? Dr. Leon Kelly from the El Paso County Health Department doesn’t have all the answers, but he has quite a few that will make you think and perhaps realize the power of individual choices in the fight against... Read more
The completion of significant renovations to Bancroft Park in Old Colorado City were celebrated on Friday, July 24 during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the park.The renovation was spurred by an accidental fire in the park’s band shell in 2017 and driven by a community-led effort to reinvigorate the... Read more
A portion of Gold Camp Road – from pull-off No. 5 to Captain Jacks parking lot – will be closed on Monday, July 27, and Tuesday, July 28, from approximately 5 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. The temporary closure is to facilitate construction of a new gate at the northern boundary of North Cheyenne Cañon... Read more
A temporary alternate route from the end of Barr Trail to the summit of Pikes Peak will remain in effect until Oct. 31 due to construction delays on the installation of the new permatrak walkway for the new Summit Visitor Center.
For the month of June, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) continued to experience a downturn in numbers due to the coronavirus pandemic, however projections appear positive for the remainder of the summer and fall travel. In June, COS enplaned 10,460 passengers and saw a total of 21,130 passengers... Read more
The city’s newest play area – Patty Jewett Junction – was celebrated by local leaders during a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday. Officials also recognized the completion of recent improvements to Shooks Run Trail, which is part of Legacy Loop.
A project at Chelton Avenue and Santa Rosa Street will address long-standing roadway flooding and improve the neighborhood intersection. It is expected to last six to eight weeks, during which the intersection will be completely closed.
Recent improvements to Cottonwood Creek Trail, which runs parallel to Cottonwood Creek, have created a direct route stretching from the Wolf Ranch neighborhood, located east of Powers Boulevard, to downtown Colorado Springs via the Santa Fe Regional Trail and Pikes Peak Greenway.
Effective Friday, July 17, pursuant to the State Health Order, Mountain Metropolitan Transit will deny admittance or service and require the removal of any individual who fails to wear a medical or non-medical face covering on all of its fixed-route bus service and ADA paratransit service vehicles.