SPECIAL COVERAGE: An issue of access

Voting can challenge those with disabilities; resources, support help bridge the gap By Kit Waggoner Special to the Southeast Express For some disabled voters it can be impossible to go to polling places, to understand the legalese used for ballot measures or even to fill

SPECIAL COVERAGE: Pulse of the presidential

Here’s what some college students have to say about the 2016 election and their voting habits By Bryan Ruminski Special to the Southeast Express On Nov. 8, 2016, Republican Donald J. Trump won the presidential election. The results are still debated today. We conducted a

SPECIAL COVERAGE: ‘College’ class

A look at the Electoral College … and how it could change By Lacey Berig Special to the Southeast Express The Electoral College has become controversial. The National Archives and Records Administration website says, “The Electoral College is a process, not a place.” It is

SPECIAL COVERAGE: Step up to the ballot box

Here’s the lowdown on this November’s election Registered voters, don’t forget to check that mailbox. El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman announced Monday, Oct. 14, that about 409,000 ballots for the November election were sent. “We know the citizens in our county are

SPECIAL COVERAGE: District 11 candidate questionnaires

Four seats are open for the Colorado Springs School District 11 board of education on Nov. 5. Candidates are Mary Coleman, Darleen Daniels, Jason Jorgenson, Parth Melpakam, Vincent Puzick, Joseph Shelton, Chris Wallis and Conner Sargent. The following candidates responded to a questionnaire sent by

Foster: The clock is ticking …

Have you cast your ballot yet?  Hey you! Yeah, you! The one whose ballot is still sitting, unopened, under a pile of mail on the kitchen counter. Or maybe you opened it, but are still trying to figure out what it all means. Or perhaps

Quiet coordinator, outspoken advocate

Joyce Salazar’s journey from logistics planner to RISE coordinator Joyce Salazar was perfectly content working in planning and procedures for a national manufacturing company called LSI Corp. It took her supervisor, who was located on the East Coast, to shake up her complacency.   To be

Gridiron grub

These quick game-day dishes are sure to score some extra points   Are you ready for some football, Southeast Colorado Springs?  I have a confession to make: I’m not really a fan of football. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the sense of community that

Community not sold on hemp-product plant

Pueblo grower withdrawals request for oil extraction following neighborhood outcry The large, white building at 1225 Aeroplaza Drive is an unassuming place. It sits atop a low grassy knoll with a parking lot to the south, and is separated by a berm from the Boys