El Paso County Colorado Progressive Veterans have been excluded from the Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade slated for Nov. 6. The parade will span Tejon Street from Boulder to Vermijo streets.

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.

A group tagged Cheyenne Central is soliciting funds for a "vote no" campaign against the Trails, Open Space and Parks measure on the Nov. 2 ballot. The measure, 2C, would double the TOPS tax from .01 of a percent to .02 of a percent — increasing it from 1 cent on a $10 purchase to 2 cents.

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On Nov. 2, El Paso County will conduct the coordinated election at which voters will decide state measures, local Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) questions, debt measures and school board candidates.

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 latest numbers locally for COVID-19 infections are rising so dramatically that Harvard-educated microbiologist Phoebe Lostroh advises in her latest report, "Everyone in Colorado Springs should be wearing masks when we are indoors with people who are not in our immediate household."Relyin…

The city of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) 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. a…

"Vote yes" committees for the city of Colorado Springs' two ballot issues on the Nov. 2 ballot are drawing big money, with most coming from the usual suspects — construction companies, police and fire organizations, philanthropists, and developers.

Years ago, a bright Colorado College grad took the daring step of starting his own company consigning and building solar gardens. The idea was to allow people to invest in solar without having the solar cells installed on their homes.

Approximately 200 parents, students and community members protested in front of the Academy School District 20 Education and Administration Center Sept. 27 regarding the district's recently announced mask requirement for all students. D-20 joins Harrison School District 2, Colorado Springs S…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officially recommended Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for people at higher risk for COVID-19. Booster doses should be given at least six months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, according to a news release.

Consideration is being given to what additional measures might be imposed on the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD), or city workers in general, in response to the spread of COVID-19.

A $465,000 overhaul of City Council chambers at City Hall is nearly complete, and the new configuration provides more space for the public to attend meetings, officials say.

The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office (SOS) has reported unofficial door-to-door canvassing of Colorado voters, according to a Sept. 9 news release. The Colorado Times Recorder reported last month that volunteers from the U.S. Election Integrity Plan (USEIP), an election fraud conspiracy …

Local organizations and nonprofits are joining forces and launching the 5th annual AskCOS community survey, fielded by Elevated Insights.AskCOS provides El Paso County residents an opportunity to have their voices heard regarding current issues and helps local organizations better understand…

The skies above Colorado Springs will be flecked with bits of color this weekend as the 45th Labor Day Lift Off takes flight Sept. 4-6 at Memorial Park. The annual event, which features hot air balloons, food trucks and vendors, live music, and festivities will return to the Springs after CO…

A drug deal involving a Sierra High School student led to a shooting in the Deerfield Hills neighborhood on Aug. 24. The Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 3300 block of Monica Drive West at approximately 1:19 p.m Tuesday afternoon.

Several departments in state government are requiring staffers who interact with vulnerable populations and those living in congregate living settings be  fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of October and have the first shot by Sept. 30, the state said in an Aug. 17 news release.

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder has promoted Bureau Chief Joe Roybal to undersheriff after the departure of former Colorado Springs Police Chief Pete Carey, who took another position with the county.

Tina Peters, the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder currently under investigation by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office for a breach of election security protocol, and Colorado Rep. Ron Hanks (R-HD60) made an appearance at MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s Cyber Symposium in Sioux Falls, South D…