Polis issues stay-at-home order

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

Local COVID-19 impacts and resources

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

D2, 11 announce two-week closure

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

Leon Young Pavilion renovations under way

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

New mobile grocer seeks to close culinary access gap

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