UPDATE: Southeast girl found, safely back home

Isabella Makenzie Brock spent Thursday night safely at home. Colorado Springs police said Wednesday afternoon that the 13-year-old, voluntarily left her home near South Murray Boulevard and Crestline Drive overnight on Tuesday, Feb. 11, and did not return. The department was contacted Wednesday, Feb. 12, and

ECOC to host SAT test prep

Weekly sessions to run through April 7 Let the studying begin. Students preparing for the college-entrance exam, SAT, may take advantage of tutoring and test prep starting this evening, courtesy of Educating Children of Color (ECOC). The Colorado nonprofit works to encourage all students to

Exum, panelists to discuss voting

Annual Black History Month Town Hall to tackle Voting Rights Act With the Colorado primary just weeks away and a major November election rapidly approaching, State Rep. Tony Exum has a message for his district. “I can give them numbers in how … we are

Pay hike: Big for families, a blip for economy

Raises’ impact not significant off base, experts say By Zach Hillstrom The Southeast Express Josh Andrews has seen firsthand how important financial planning can be for military members — especially when they suddenly find themselves with more money in their bank accounts. After graduating from

Spotted in Southeast

A portrait of a wild flower hangs near a set of exam rooms and the vision-testing station in the new Peak Vista Family Health Center at Mitchell High School. A first-of-its-kind partnership between the health care provider and Colorado Springs School District 11 means Peak

Foster: Change is coming, what role will you play?

  A few weeks ago, Julie Ramirez, Council of Neighbors and Organizations (CONO) community coordinator, posed a question to the 1,300 fans of the Southeast Colorado Springs Community Facebook page. “How,” she asked, “do we revitalize Southeast Colorado Springs without gentrifying it?”  It’s a good