The City of Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Utilities have agreed to spend close to $28 million on on stormwater improvement projects in 2013. It's a sizeable amount that points the community in the right direction when it comes to improving an aging drainage system.
But the erosion threat... more »
Massa Spa, located at 3313 West Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs, closed its doors after the third prostitution arrest at the business this year.
Sun Demanett, 58, was arrested on suspicion of keeping a place of prostitution and Tau Sook Lee was arrested on prostitution charges. Though it's a... more »
Colorado's Republican caucus shifted from March to February. Local political figures expect that our caucus--only two weeks from now--will have a loud voice in the national conversation about our next president.
Political analysts believe Mitt Romney could have swept the nations votes with a win South Carolina. To the surprise... more »
The money is now place to begin a highway widening project along I-25 between North Academy Boulevard and Interquest Parkway. The Colorado Transportation Commission voted unanimously Thursday to commit $31 million for the construction project which is expected to begin in the Spring.
On Monday, the Pikes Peak Area... more »
Voters will not get to decide whether to raise taxes for parks this fall. The group Great Parks Great Communities officially pulled their request for a ballot initiative at Tuesday's county commissioners meeting.
They had wanted to ask voters for a dedicated sales tax increase of 15 cents on... more »
Travelers headed to the high country via Highway 24 this weekend no doubt met with some company. On average, around 25,000 vehicles take the Cimarron Street exit along Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs each day. On busy weekends, that number goes even higher.
The Pikes Peak Area Council of... more »
El Paso County Commissioners voted 4-1 Thursday morning to put two questions on the November ballot asking voters whether to allow commissioners, the county treasurer, clerk and recorder, assessor, and surveyor to seek election to a third four-year term. If passed, the term-limits extension would apply to current holders of... more »
The City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department may cut 75 percent of of its budget next year, leaving little room financially to do more than simply water and mow. Parks director Paul Butcher says the $3.1 million reduction would mean the Pioneers Museum, Rockledge Ranch, most... more »