Thursday Jun 13
How you can help, get help
The center can house up to 100 people. Those in need of shelter will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Colorado Springs Independent
After fleet, city will turn to the Fire Department for more savings
Up to now, Mayor Steve Bach has laid off people here and there. But last week, he took out 59 employees, an entire department, by outsourcing the city's fleet maintenance.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Colorado Springs council looks to seize budget powers
As promised by the freshman six in their first month of office, the Colorado Springs City Council is seizing its budget power.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Hdy hdy hdy hdy
The twice-a-week watering restrictions imposed on Colorado Springs water customers have yet to take a terrible toll on lawns and gardens, but's it's early and we've yet to be exposed to summer's most extreme heat.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Westbound Woodland Hills Road closed after car crashes into electrical box
The westbound lanes of Woodland Hills Road from Rangewood Drive to Union Boulevard will be closed until about 11:30 p.m. Friday to allow utility crews to repair an electrical box that was destroyed in a single-vehicle car crash.
Stormwater task force looking to voters to help fund critical projects
John Cassiani stood before his fellow members on a regional stormwater task force this week and pitched the creation of a quasi-governmental group that would collect property fees and oversee millions of dollars in drainage projects across El Paso County.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Financial News & Daily Record
Workspace: JEA Chief Customer Officer Monica Whiting
Monica Whiting has been hired as JEA chief customer officer by Managing Director/CEO Paul McElroy to help the utility achieve its goals for improved customer service.
Wed May 29, 2013
First casualties of 2013 drought: Henry Lake's fish
In the latest sign of Colorado's drought, on Wednesday Colorado Parks and Wildlife authorized a public fish salvage for Henry Lake, located northeast of Ordway in Crowley County.
Colorado Springs Independent
Staring down the Sierra Club
Last September, the Sierra Club dropped the "L-Bomb" on Colorado Springs Utilities and its coal-fired power plants, in the form of a 10- page certified letter addressed to Utilities CEO Jerry Forte .
Sat May 25, 2013
Sunday Essentials: New hires, promotions, honors, new businesses
Cass has been an agent for American Family since November 1991; his office is at 5520 Library Lane.
Fri May 24, 2013
New hires, promotions, honors
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region recently welcomed four new members to serve on its Metropolitan Board of Directors.
Thu May 23, 2013
Power Outage Reported Near Austin Bluffs And Union
Colorado Springs Utilities is working on repairs at this time, and believe it shouldn't take too long to restore.
Colorado Springs Utilities solar garden program could bloom again
But, if the program is approved, it will be smaller and provide less incentive for those who want to participate than a previous program.
Colorado Springs Utilities examines natural gas hedging program after reported losses
As the Colorado Springs city auditor reviews the natural gas hedging program of Colorado Springs Utilities, speculation and reports are flying about $140 million in losses.
Mon May 20, 2013
Council members mull future of solar garden
For a moment, it might have seemed that the sun had set on the expansion of a Colorado Springs community solar garden project.