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By Pam Zubeck, Colorado Springs Independent In an explosive move with potentially devastating consequences for some, the El Paso County Assessor’s Office plans to tax short-term rentals, often simply called by the brand name Airbnb, as commercial properties. The change opens a can of worms regarding how those properties are handled by city and county […]

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Colorado Springs voters sent an emphatic message to Mayor John Suthers and city council Tuesday evening: You’re doing fine, just keep up the good work! Suthers won overwhelmingly with 73.6 percent of the vote. Unlike 2016, when former Mayor Mary Lou Makepeace forced a runoff vote, none of his three opponents got more than 11.3 […]