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Garden centers open up during this COVID-19 spring

Springtime means it is gardening season, and especially with extra time at home for most folks, it seems an especially good time for it.   Plum Creek Garden Market opened up for limited … more

Westminster issues mask order

Residents and visitors to Westminster are now required to wear masks in public, City Councilors voted May 11. The city becomes one of a growing list of municipalities requiring people to cover their … more

Englewood approves rent assistance

Englewood is looking to help some qualifying residents with rent assistance amid widespread job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At an April 6 Englewood City Council meeting hosted on the Zoom … more

Two Centennial councilmembers recover after testing positive for COVID-19

Centennial City Councilmember Kathy Turley and one of her colleagues on council tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by a widespread coronavirus, sending at least some of their fellow … more

Englewood launches grant program for small businesses

Grants of up to $2,000 are available to qualifying small businesses in Englewood that have been hurt by the COVID-19 shutdowns. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City of Englewood has developed … more

Using the arts to make the best of isolation

Let's be honest — no one really knows what to say right now. We're currently living through a situation that the country hasn't faced on such a massive scale in a century. And even though we've … more

Lone Tree holds first virtual council meeting

Lone Tree City Council held its first virtual city council meeting March 17. With city staff, council and members of the public tuned into the same Microsoft Teams meeting, Lone Tree Mayor Jackie … more

Englewood City Council passes emergency declaration in outdoor meeting

It was a meeting unlike any other for Englewood City Council on March 17. Englewood Mayor Linda Olson called the meeting to order with councilmembers around her outdoors — in the upper-level … more

Short-term rentals get first-round approval in Englewood

Englewood City Council on Feb. 3 approved the legality of short-term rentals on first reading, a service that allows homeowners to rent out their home or a room in their home for 29 days or less. The … more

Start a new decade loud, quiet or with a roar

With the metro area's cultural scene booming, New Year's Eve offers a way to ring in 2020 for everyone. I've selected five options, ranging from small and intimate to big and brash, which will allow … more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

Jeff Santelli, a retired Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy who now works as a CIT trainer, suggested that CIT should be a specialized presence in law enforcement, likening it to SWAT teams. Just like SWAT officers, CIT officers require a specific skillset, Santelli said. “It’s actually a very similar analogy to CIT,” he said. “It’s a specialized training of communication and not everybody is the best communicator.” more

Arvada Council appoints Marks to D1

The Arvada City Council voted to appoint Arvada Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Gerald `Jerry' Marks, to the District 1 seat, Jan. 10. “I'm a tad overwhelmed,” Marks said after being appointed … more

How will the City of Champions project impact us?

Is Colorado Springs truly a City For Champions? That propaganda has been splashed all over the news in recent weeks, but will the nearly $250 to $300 million project give the city, and the … more

Academy to get bigger, better visitor center in coming years

As part of the City For Champions project, the Air Force Academy will get funding for a new visitor center. But when or exactly where it will be constructed won’t be determined until at least … more
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