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?