Pikes Peak United Way, in partnership with Harrison School District 2,  announced plans to open a "first of its kind" family success center in Southeast Colorado Springs. According to a PPUW-issued news release, the center will be housed at what is now Pikes Peak Elementary, (1520 Verde Driv…

A new report titled Archaeology for a Changing Colorado, created by History Colorado, a division of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, explores the state's archaeological work and its economic impact. The report says heritage tourism generated $10.5 billion in direct spending in Co…

Ed and Renee Behr are fixtures of the Colorado Springs real estate industry. Ed is a partner of The Platinum Group, which is the city’s number one independent real estate company, with the highest per-agent production of any company in Colorado Springs. Under the umbrella of The Platinum Gro…

Pueblo Community College received nearly $5 million in funding from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education in the United States Department of Education to help Hispanic and low-income students achieve degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.

The city is conducting a town hall regarding its proposed 2022 annual budget. The public is invited to provide feedback at city council's chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave., from 5:30-7 p.m on Monday, Oct. 25. Or, join virtually by calling 720-617-3426/Conference ID: 775 376 349#.

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers highlighted the city’s infrastructure improvements, economic success and recovery from COVID-19 during his seventh State of the City Address at The Broadmoor hotel on Oct. 15. The event was hosted by the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC.

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments' Board of Directors is asking for public comment on its draft fiscal year 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program. Public comments are being accepted through Nov. 12. The TIP draft can be found at ppacg.org/transportation/transportation-improve…

Mayor John Suthers is seeking applicants for a four-year term on the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board. This volunteer position will be effective from Jan. 11, 2022–Jan. 11, 2026 as a member of a citizen board of commissioners with a time commitment of about four hours per month, acco…

Colorado Springs City Councilor and former Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has been appointed by a judge to run the Nov. 2 election in Mesa County after that county's clerk and recorder, Tina Peters, was removed as the designated election official by a judge on Oct. 13.

The proposed 2022 budget for El Paso County calls for spending $512 million, including $15 million it’s asking to keep in excess revenue above Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights limits to spend on roads and parks projects. The county will refund $7.1 million in TABOR money to taxpayers.

The Colorado Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission approved a final state house plan Oct. 11 that counsel will submit to the Colorado Supreme Court on Oct. 15. The Colorado Supreme Court will issue an opinion no later than Nov. 15. The adopted plan can be viewed at bit.ly/3FGbEZM. 

The city of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services department is seeking responses from qualified entities for the use and operation of the Westside Community Center, according to a news release. The city will be holding a public information session at 5:30 p.m. at the W…

For 27 years, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Southern Colorado has recognized and celebrated businesses with the Excellence In Customer Service (EICS) Award. The award is a chance for BBB accredited businesses to showcase their customer service best practices.

According to iSeeCars' newest study, used car prices came down slightly in August from July, but they are still significantly higher than they were a year ago as the microchip shortage continues to impact the new and used car marketplace.

Wildcat Construction will begin the city’s $18 million overhaul of 30th Street from Fontanero Street to Mesa Road this fall in a project expected to span two years but not impede access to Garden of the Gods.

The Colorado Springs Airport is relaunching its holiday parking promotion, offering $4 daily long-term parking from Nov. 22-29 and Dec. 20 to Jan. 3, 2022. Travelers can redeem the savings on long-term parking over the course of two periods of time.

Lynne Telford, the CEO of Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado, spent the first 20 years of her career working in finance. In 2000, with her children grown and out of the home, she and her husband decided to take stock of their lives. “He always wanted to be retired, so he is,” she…

The Colorado Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission approved a final plan Sept. 28 that will be submitted to the Colorado Supreme Court on Oct. 1. The Colorado Supreme Court will issue an opinion no later than Nov. 1, according to a news release issued by the commission. The fina…