It was a storm that exposed the weaknesses of an aging stormwater system. Dozens of cars were stuck and submerged in several feet of water and hail near the Citadel Mall last week, the result of storm drains overwhelmed by the deluge.
The city has a $500 million backlog... more »
El Paso County Commissioners say they have no plans to stop saying prayers before each meeting despite a decision Tuesday by the Supreme Court of the United States to reject an appeal from a North Carolina board of county commissioners who were found to have violated the Establishment Clause of... more »
A new public shooting range is closer to being built in Colorado Springs. Tuesday, the El Paso County Commissioners, Fort Carson, and the Sheriff's Office signed off on the deal to bringing the Cheyenne Mountain Sports Shooting Complex to reality.
It will be built on land owned by the... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS - The El Paso Board of County Commissioners will consider enacting a four month suspension of any new land use applications for oil and gas exploration at their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday.
The suspension, if approved, would put off the acceptance of new applications until January. Commissioner... more »
El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen says she supports Amendment 20 (medical marijuana) on the caregiver level. Lathen says voters should decide on dispensaries.
Colorado Springs Councilmember Sean Paige says he supports Amendment 20 on both the caregiver and dispensary level.
Even on Amendment 20, they're not in... 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 »
El Paso County leaders are gearing up for a fight with the governor's office.
They say the democratic governor's trying to balance the budget by breaking a promise that was made to the voters back in 1990.
District Attorney Dan May told the commissioners about it at their... more »