Colorado Springs council members, mayor ready to fight for observatory atop Pikes Peak


The proposal to build an observatory atop Pikes Peak is alive and well, at least as far as Mayor John Suthers and the City Council are concerned.

During a council planning session Tuesday, Councilman Don...

Colorado Springs officials field questions about how sales tax increase could help fix roads


Voters have plenty of questions as they debate whether to support a sales tax increase designed to fix Colorado Springs' crumbling roads.

The 0.62 percent tax increase, or 6.2 cents per $10 purchase, is on...

Colorado Springs councilwoman says she aims to 'save' city in anti-tax radio ad


Colorado Springs Councilwoman Helen Collins took to the airwaves Monday with a radio advertisement declaring that any money raised by the proposed 0.62 percent sales tax increase would go toward a downtown...

Outcome of Proposition BB will decide fate of $66.1M in pot tax revenue collected last fiscal year


Colorado voters will decide what should happen with $66.1 million in pot tax revenue that was collected last fiscal year.

If Proposition BB passes on Nov. 3, the state will retain the money and put $40...

CPA hired by tax opponents in Colorado Springs proposed taxing churches, military


Colorado Springs has $252.1 million at stake in the Nov. 3 election, for which ballots start being mailed Monday.

As city streets disintegrate, with 60 percent of them rated "poor," Ballot Issue 2C asks...

This Week: Events in and around Colorado Springs

By: The Gazette

Here are events scheduled in the Colorado Springs area this week:

- The Colorado Springs City Council will address the police body camera project and review medical marijuana licensing during its regular...

List: Columbus Day closings in the Colorado Springs area


Here's a look at what's open and what's not on Columbus Day - Monday, Oct. 12, 2015:

Banks and credit unions: Most banks and credit unions closed Monday; check with individual banks or credit unions.


Mixed support in Teller County for ballot issue to raise sales tax to fund ambulance district


Sentiment from Teller County residents was mixed when asked if they would vote to increase sales taxes to help support the Ute Pass Regional Health Service District, one of two ambulance services in the...