All posts by Regan Foster

‘Tis the season for sharing

This holiday season, let’s start a new culinary tradition! The holidays mean food, family and friendship. Whether your winter holiday traditions involve gathering with your closest pals around an overflowing table; cramming yourself into a kitchen packed with cousins to hand-roll your grandmother’s favorite tamales;

Get out the (youth) vote

By Patience Kabwasa Special to the Southeast Express On Nov. 5, many Coloradans will scurry to drop off their mail-in ballots or vote in person for state and municipal issues in coordinated elections. And, if national trends are any indication, young voters will come out

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

Comcast expands low-income program

A program aimed at connecting thousands of Colorado homes to low-cost internet has grown.  In August, telecommunications giant Comcast rolled out sweeping changes to its access initiative Internet Essentials. The program, which offers qualifying households high-speed broadband for $9.95 per month and internet-ready, refurbished computers

High Five

Harrison School District 2 (D-2) students, this one is for you — in a really big way.  In case you haven’t heard, the district is partnering with Pikes Peak Community College and a pair of Colorado Springs philanthropic organizations to make you a massive promise.