Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain is pleased to announce the return of its popular sunrise openings. On Aug. 27 and Sept. 11, visitors can access the Pikes Peak Highway from 4:45-6:30 a.m. The new Summit Visitor Center will be open during the special event.
Mayor John Suthers presented the Spirit of the Springs Celebration Award to Heba Abdelaal during a presentation at the Military Spouse Coffee on August 4. Heba, who has served as the Legislative Committee Chairman for the Military Spouse Coalition for over four years, was recognized for her... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking volunteers to serve on the following Boards, Commissions, and Committees: City/County Drainage Board, Civil Service Commission, and Development Review Enterprise Customer Advisory Committee. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 18.
The City of Colorado Springs has an additional red-light camera at the intersection of Fillmore and Union as part of the “Red-Light Safety Camera Program.” The new intersections will go live today, August 5, and a 30-day warning period will start. Following the warning period, a $75 fine will be... Read more
A new self-guided audio tour has launched for Garden of the Gods Park. The free TravelStorys GPS mobile application provides visitors with a personal tour guide, sharing stories about the park’s diverse ecosystems, geology, cultures, and more.
If you don’t ride the bus, we have a lot of reasons why this the perfect time to take a ride! Free fares in August, a new downtown shuttle and electric buses … just to name a few. Plus, Mountain Metro Transit is celebrating 50 years!
Do you have a passion for your neighborhood? Do you want to actively participate in building and shaping your community? CONO is offering a FREE 10-week virtual course that will give you the skills needed to organize and make positive change in your community.
Southbound Nevada Avenue will temporarily close between Pikes Peak Avenue and Colorado Avenue starting August 1 for up to two weeks. The sidewalk will also be closed to pedestrians. The closure is due to utility work for the AdAmAn Alley project.
The City of Colorado Springs announced this week that Kranj, Slovenia will become its newest sister city. Kranj will join Fujiyoshida, Japan; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Nuevo Casas Gandes, Mexico; Canterbury-Bankstown, Australia; and Ancient Olympia Greece.
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) saw 191,698 passengers travel through the terminal for the month of June. There were 95,713 enplaned passengers (travelers who boarded a plane out of COS), resulting in high load factors (occupied seats). In June, all five carriers at COS saw an average load... Read more
Do you know a person or community group that has made a significant contribution to helping keep Colorado Springs clean? Highlight their accomplishments by nominating them for the “Spirit of the Springs KeepItCleanCOS” Award.