All posts by Faith Miller

The results are in

Voters elect D-11 board members, extend city tax by Faith Miller The Southeast Express Last month, we partnered with students at Pikes Peak Community College to address issues around voting ahead of the Nov. 5 city, state and school district elections. The goal: Boost Southeast’s

Juaquin Mobley

Pete Lee, Juaquin Mobley talk criminal justice reform

By Faith Miller The Southeast Express As the director of Colorado Springs Works, Juaquin Mobley strives to transform crime prevention and anti-recidivism efforts in Southeast from The Community barbershop. The work — which involves everything from career preparation to cognitive behavioral therapy to acupuncture to

Don’t walk!

Southeast shoulders more than a third of city’s pedestrian fatalities By Faith Miller The Southeast Express Last year, the city experienced a record number of traffic fatalities, with 48 people killed in deadly crashes. Of those 48 deaths, 13 involved pedestrians — almost three times

Winter ready

Energy Resource Center provides clients with free weatherization services By Faith Miller The Southeast Express When Venus Cenedella called Energy Resource Center to help her insulate her house, “it was like Christmas on steroids in the weatherization department,” she said in a client testimonial video

Lasting landmark

Satellite hotel celebrates half-century of community This year marks the 50th birthday of the Satellite Hotel, an impressive milestone for the massive landmark that towers over Southeast Colorado Springs in silent homage to the Space Age. It also happens to commemorate 50 years since Charlotte

Ripe for renewal

Why has Southeast been passed over for economic incentives? Among its dozen or so urban renewal areas, Colorado Springs can count the Gold Hill Mesa development on the Westside, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Hall of Fame downtown, and the Air Force Academy

A day to serve

COSILoveYou hosts citywide volunteer event Want to donate your time in the community, but aren’t sure where to begin? This October, local nonprofit COSILoveYou may have your answer.  “On Saturday, Oct. 5, volunteers from around the city will have the opportunity to serve Colorado Springs