The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on Tuesday recognized the retirement of Dan Martindale who worked for more than two decades with El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH). Martindale will finish out his career at the end of August as Director of Public Health. Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr., who serves…
For our latest episode of Explore Our Parks we’re taking a look at the Black Forest Section 16 Trail. It’s a nice easy trail with some interesting history in the name.
The City of Colorado Springs made a big announcement on July 25 about the City for Champions project. A new stadium for the Switchbacks soccer team and a new ice arena for Colorado College will be built downtown. The stadium is to be located at the corner of Cimarron and Sahwatch. The arena will be located…
The Westside Avenue Action Plan took a beating from the storm on Monday, July 23, 2018, but all is well and the project continues to move forward after the cleanup.
El Paso County Public Works crews are completing damage assessment and beginning repairs in the aftermath of the severe thunderstorm that swept through the area Monday afternoon and continued, particularly in the southern part of the County, into the early morning hours Tuesday. Old Pueblo Road washout Storm damage led to injuries to three people…
VIDEO: Black Forest Fire Five Year Anniversary
VIDEO: Dogs, Dogs, and more Dogs. For this episode of Explore Our Parks we’re taking a look at the Fox Run Dog Park in Fox Run Regional Park. It’s surrounded by Ponderosa Pine trees and is turning into a very popular dog park.
VIDEO: We went indoors for our latest episode of Explore Our Parks. We’re talking about the Nationally Recognized Bear Creek Nature Center. It’s loaded with great exhibits and it has an interesting history that some people might not know about. All of the Explore Our Park videos are on the Parks’ video page.
VIDEO: If you’re looking for a quiet trail to go for a hike, we’ve got you covered with our latest episode of Explore Our Parks. It’s Clear Spring Ranch just south of Fountain. Our hiking expert, Bob Falcone, says he hardly ever sees anybody there, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good trail.
VIDEO: We’re off to the archery range at Bear Creek Regional Park for our latest episode of Explore Our Parks. Our friends at the Archery School of the Rockies showed us some of their shooting skills at our County facility that’s free to everyone.