Students Re-create Iconic Scenes of Colorado Springs Past

Colorado Springs, A Changing Landscape, is a photography exhibition and book release party that celebrates the City of Colorado Springs past and present. Eight talented Pikes Peak Community College student photographers (current and alumni) set their sights on documenting iconic locations in our city that were once photographed by early local photographer, Glenn Wesley Murray,…

Stormwater Seeks Public Input

El Paso County is seeking public comment on its new Program Description Document required by Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit. The MS4 Program Description Document is available for public review and comment until November 18, and is on the County website at: https://publicworks.elpasoco.com/wp-content/uploads/Stormwater/EPC-MS4-Program-Desription-Document-Public-Notice-Draft.pdf The Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System…

Motor Vehicle to be Unavailable Statewide

All El Paso County Motor Vehicle Offices will be upgrading to the new State DRIVES computer system to improve customer service August 1 – 5. The following services will not be available statewide: August 1-5 All Colorado title and registration services, including in office motor vehicle registration renewal*, vehicle titling, International Registration Plan (IRP) and…

Heat and Drought Force Reduction in Gravel Road Maintenance

When the temperature soared to a record-high of 98 degrees last Wednesday, the El Paso County Highway Division re-evaluated grading operations on rural roads. It was determined that dry conditions had reduced the road graders’ effectiveness to smooth out the bumps on gravel roads and even when grading operations appeared to be working, improvements to…