The city of Colorado Springs is seeking bids for Fire Station 23, its newest station, which will be located southeast of downtown at the existing fire headquarters building a 375 Printers Parkway.

Incumbent District 4 City Council Representative Yolanda Avila fended off a challenge from Harrison School District 2 Board of Education Vice President Regina English during the April 6 Municipal Election. Unofficial results from the Colorado Springs City Clerk’s Office show Avila winning wi…

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The intersection of Chelton Road and Delta Drive was closed to traffic Monday morning as the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office investigated an officer-involved shooting involving the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Colorado Springs residents can now apply for rent and utilities assistance due to Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 funds. The city, according to a news release, "received $14 million in these Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds to assist qualified…

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A Fountain Police Department officer was sent to the hospital with minor injuries this morning after a head-on collision with a stolen vehicle during an attempted traffic stop at H & H Tire in Fountain. Following the collision the suspect fled on foot. Officers from the Fountain PD, Colo…

Colorado Springs Police Department reported the fourth homicide of 2021 after another violent weekend in Southeast Colorado Springs. Early Saturday morning, CSPD responded to a traffic crash at the 3500 block of South Chelton Loop. When officers arrived they found a deceased woman, identifie…

District 4 City Council Representative Yolanda Avila received the first dose of her COVID-19 vaccine during Peak Vista Community Health Center’s Equity Vaccine Clinic on Feb. 19. Peak Vista administered 1,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine as part of its Equity Vaccine Clinic, targeting the Bl…

Panorama Park, near the intersection of Jet Wing Drive and South Chelton Road, is set for a $40,000 upgrade. Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation announced Feb. 5 that the National Endowment for the Arts will support a future public art project for the 13.5-acre park.

The Colorado Springs Community Action Coalition will host a Zoom webinar at 5 p.m. Feb. 27 to provide COVID-19 vaccine information to community members. A panel of Black medical professionals and Dr. Robin Johnson, El Paso County Public Health medical director, will provide the community wit…

Centura Health will be holding the first COVID-19 mass-vaccination event in Colorado Springs Feb. 13 and 14 at the Broadmoor World Arena. The event is for people 65 and older — but also focuses on underserved communities and people of color.

Kids on Bikes stands on a simple mission statement: inspire and empower all kids to lead healthy, active, and happy lives through bicycling. In order to facilitate this goal, the folks at Kids on Bikes focus on three main priorities: access to bikes, opportunities to ride, and bicycling educ…

Colorado’s vaccine distribution plan entered Phase 1B in January, as vaccine providers such as Peak Vista Community Health Centers began inoculating people age 70 and older, the next-highest priority after frontline health care workers (1A). Phase 1 — which is broken into two parts — is anti…

During the City Council elections in April, incumbent District 4 City Council member Yolanda Avila will be challenged by Harrison School District 2 School Board Vice President Regina English.

The Colorado Springs Police Department reported nearly 1,000 more calls for service for “shots fired” as of Dec. 1, 2020 than in 2019. CSPD also reports 42 more reported shootings this year than in 2019, and 37 homicides as of Dec. 1, 2020, compared to 24 at the same time last year. 

Harrison School District received $24,500 from Kaiser Permanente as part of the insurance company’s Thriving Schools initiative. The school plans to use the funds to help launch the “Planning for the Next Normal at School” playbook. The playbook is intended to support schools and districts w…

Colorado should see its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arriving mid-December, but under phased distribution, the vaccine likely won’t be administered to the general public until summer.In the meantime, Governor Jared Polis said, Coloradans must stay vigilant to avoid spreading the deadl…