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1 year 2 months ago

CC to hold panel discussion on downtown homeless

COLORADO SPRINGS - The issue of panhandling in downtown Colorado Springs is back in the news because the panhandlers themselves are back. Following a failed attempt to completely ban soliciting downtown, Colorado College will host a series of Community Conversations to find better solutions to help the chronically homeless and...

3 years 2 months ago

Express Inn residents asked to leave

Nearly two years ago, when homeless people were told to leave the camps along the creeks in Colorado Springs, many found a home at the Express Inn. However, this weekend, they're packing up; once again told they have to leave. "Tuesday they hung letters saying that the 9th it's...

4 years 1 month ago

Reason to celebrate

When talking about homelessness in Colorado Springs, for a while there hasn't been much to celebrate. However, on Thursday, Homeward Pikes Peak and those staying at the Aztec Motel are getting out the cake. "Some people aren't here because they've gotten jobs and they've moved on." Bob Holmes, with...

4 years 6 months ago

Homeless issue faces many hurdles

Colorado Springs city councilmembers are looking into adopting a "no camping" ordinance in response to the increased number of homeless people camping along the rivers and creek beds around the city. Council members say they're worried about public health and public safety. They also want to make sure, if...

4 years 8 months ago

Plug a meter, help the homeless

Now you can plug a meter and help the homeless. The Miracle Meters program kicked off on Monday. We first told you about this program earlier this month. More than 100 decorated meters are being displayed at City Hall. Money people donate to them will go to Housing First Pikes...

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