COLORADO SPRINGS - On a 6-2 vote Tuesday, the Colorado Springs City Council passed stricter fire codes for any new homes built in the foothills of Colorado Springs. Smoke alarms, sprinkler systems and fire resistant Class A roofing materials are now required.
Wooded siding and shake shingles are prohibited... more »
Be ready for some new rules at the Manitou Incline starting Saturday
The Gazette says the rules will be posted this morning, weather pending.
NO dogs (even on a leash) Incline Hours: Dawn to Dusk Uphill Travel Only Pack out Your Trash Use the bathrooms supplied... more »
This amazing photo was posted on our Facebook wall by Julie Schafer. It shows Firefighters from the Tri Lakes/Monument fire station climbing the incline in Manitou in honor of fallen fire fighters from 9/11.
Juile says "They all climbed in full gear carrying the American Flag the whole way.... more »
The meeting room is full in Manitou Springs where the city council is talking about the future of the incline.
Hiking the incline is technically illegal, but local leaders in the Pikes Peak Region are working to change that.
Colorado Springs City Council has already approved a plan... more »
After several months of meetings and planning sessions the Manitou Springs Incline could be one step closer to becoming a legitimate trail tonight. The Manitou Springs City Council is holding a special session to discuss and possibly vote on a plan to make the trail legal.
The city is... more »
He's the hiker with a hammer. Over the weekend, a man vacationing here from Wisconsin took it upon himself to make some improvements to the incline trail in Manitou Springs.
Eric Mathison says he had been looking forward to hiking the incline since hearing about it from his brother... more »
The public will get a chance to give input next week on the future of the old Manitou Incline. Meetings are set for July 13, 14 and 15 at Manitou Springs City Hall.
The City of Colorado Springs and the City of Manitou Springs are hosting several focused discussions... more »
Emergency crews have rescued someone from the old incline railway above Manitou Springs for the third time in four days.
A man fell Monday afternoon and was impaled on a piece of re-bar, a steel rod used in concrete work and construction. Witnesses said the man, described as in... more »