Children’s Hospital Colorado will open a Colorado Springs location next spring with the help of $1 million from the John and Margot Lane Foundation.
About 100 veterans experiencing homelessness in Colorado will get a permanent place to live, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced — thanks to $782,000 in funding awarded to the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program.
Fort Carson plans to conduct prescribed burns in various training areas between Oct. 5 and Dec. 31. The burns allow for military training within certain range areas by reducing the possibility of wildfires.
On Oct. 30, the first-ever Colorado Free Application Day, prospective students can apply for free to any of Colorado’s 32 public colleges and universities, and several private institutions.
Year-to-date passenger enplanements (the number of people boarding planes) at the Colorado Springs Airport for the month of August were up 19 percent from August of last year. Total year-to-date passenger traffic increased 12 percent over the same period.
This month’s hearings on El Paso County’s original adopted budget for 2019 will be held Oct. 16 and 18. Visit elpasoco.com for more information.
Colorado Springs Utilities’ new CEO, Aram Benyamin, was sworn in to his new position Oct. 2 over the objections of Utilities Board member Andy Pico, who protested Benyamin’s $480,000 annual salary — more than $30,000 above that of his predecessor, Jerry Forte.