COS By the Numbers || Week of May 21st, 2018

As you may have read, the summit between North Korea and the United States has officially been cancelled, as increasing hostility from North Korea has led President Trump to pull out of the talks. Trump cancelled the summit by writing the leader of a country that regularly starves and tortures its citizens a nice letter…

Episode 121: What You Really Want to Know About National Monuments

This week we tackle a topic that goes beyond the borders of Colorado but has huge implications for much of the mountain west: the push back on National Monuments by the current administration. National Monuments are a special breed in the National Park/Open Space landscape. They are created solely by the President of the United…

COS By The Numbers || August 30, 2017

Hello COS! We are back with the COS By The Numbers; your semi-weekly (monthly?) roundup of interesting numbers around Colorado Springs, Colorado and beyond. This week we have some jail problems, some parks problems and the preview of a November ballot. We don’t have any Hurricane Harvey numbers in the column this week – too…

COS By the Numbers || January 10, 2017

I know, I know. It’s been a while. What can I say? The Holidays were a bit more intense than anticipated. Also, I might have had the plague. The blood work is¬†still out. Our episode this week focuses on the Colorado Springs Airport, hence my sudden interest in the number of passengers that fly in…

Episode 21: The Year of the Healthy City

Colorado Springs has a legacy of health. Established and known as a health resort in the late 1800s and early 1900s, we have maintained a certain level of fitness and attracted many who¬†appreciate and take advantage of the active outdoor lifestyle that is offered here. What would it mean to further embrace this legacy and…

Episode 13: Who Keeps our Parks Lookin’ Good?

Join us as we talk about one of our favorite things about living in Colorado Springs – PARKS! (And trails and open spaces) Who takes care of them? Who visits them? What’s the weirdest thing ever found in a park?