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Colorado Springs has changed dramatically since the city annexed the massive Banning Lewis Ranch a quarter-century ago. But one thing hasn't changed: The fate of the ranch itself remains a giant question mark. Since it was annexed by the Springs in
The future oversight of the Colorado Springs Utilities at a time when it faces major pollution-control investments and pressure to help pay for city improvements may be decided by voters. The City Council oversees the utility, but since 1993 five
Urban renewal projects aren't just about cleaning up decaying areas; they also pump tens of millions of dollars into the Colorado Springs economy in the form of jobs and tax revenues. That's the gist of a recently released consultant's report, which
Mayor Steve Bach hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday night that highlighted his 2013 budget priorities and gave students at Eagleview Middle School a real-life civics lesson. About 200 people, including a few dozen middle school students, attended
He's the first strong mayor of Colorado Springs, and he along with his wife and a city councilman are out to defeat you. It seems to be at a point where we really need a breakthrough, Mayor Steve Bach said last week at a conference on homelessness in
The breaks, which Bach called economic vitality accommodations, are a standard set of incentives available to any business moving or expanding in the city but available for a limited time only, Bach said during his monthly meeting with Colorado
Mayor Steve Bach challenged the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC on Thursday to create 6,000 new civilian jobs annually. Bach said in his State of the City address that the region is expected to add only 627 new civilian jobs this
After questions were raised about the city of Colorado Springs' handling of evacuations during the Waldo Canyon fire, Mayor Steve Bach sent out a news release Friday announcing plans to release an after-action review of the incident in a few weeks.
Thursday just minutes after the couple learned their rented home was among those turned to a pile of smoldering ash and rubble. The wildfire has wreaked havoc since it began over the weekend on the western outskirts of Colorado Springs, forcing more
As I sit here writing, it all feels like a bad dream; there are still some levels of shock and disbelief as I watch the disaster unfold on my community. The videos of the fire and smoke look like a vision of Hell... Hell in my city.