Mandate, expected to be released late Wednesday night, to take effect Thursday morning. By Regan Foster The Southeast Express Calling it an “extreme measure,” Gov. Jared Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order that will go into effect at 6 a.m. March 26 and lasting through
A look at efforts to help businesses, individuals weather the storm. By Zach Hillstrom Special to the Southeast Express The COVID-19 pandemic’s economic fallout has left Colorado’s business community reeling, and guidelines from city, state and federal officials have changed daily — sometimes hourly. Our
Districts 2, 11 to offer free meals for kids Southeast Colorado Springs students will continue to get free meals through Spring Break, Harrison School District 2 announced Monday. In addition, more than 1,000 boxes of pantry staples are headed to five D2 schools for distribution
Districts follow El Paso County-wide call to help slow spread of COVID-19 Harrison School District 2 and Colorado Springs School District 11 will both be closed for at least two weeks, starting Monday, March 16. The 14-day halt coincides with pre-scheduled week-long spring breaks. The
State association suspends spring sports, activities amid COVID-19 concerns.
The 2020 Census isn’t far away. It’s important for Colorado Springs that every single person living in our city is counted in the census. This includes one-day old babies to 100 year-old grandparents. It includes people who were born in the United States, immigrated here,
Rehabilitation project kicks off at South Shooks Run Park By Zach Hillstrom The Southeast Express Rehabilitation of the Leon Young Pavilion in South Shooks Run Park began last week and is expected to be completed by the end of April. The pavilion is named after
‘Basically a giant egg pie Hi there, home cooks! After a few months off, it’s nice to be back with you and getting creative in the kitchen. March is National Nutrition Month, an annual campaign led by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to get
Entrepreneur brings fresh, affordable options directly to Southeast Colorado Springs food deserts Elena Salinas likes to say, “food is love, and I love people.” The entrepreneur grew up cooking alongside her mother, who, she said, was the first person to volunteer to make a meal
A mural by Molly McClure and Muji Rieger depicting Mother Earth invokes the coming growing season and summer’s bounty.