All posts by Southeast Express

Ringing in the New Year in Southeast

Here are some of the area’s offerings on New Year’s Eve By Zach Hillstrom The Southeast Express With 2019 coming to an end and the new year fast approaching, it’s time for Southeast residents to start making their plans for New Year’s Eve. For those

Exum: A new session brings fresh, revisited goals

We are committed to passing legislation that builds an economy for all, invests in our future and protects our Colorado way of life. By State Rep. Tony Exum Guest column, special to the Express The next legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly begins on

Shooting for new heights

Sierra’s D’Nae Wilson excels academically and as an athlete By Marcus Hill The Southeast Express Nothing says confidence like knocking down a 24-foot three in the fourth quarter of a basketball game. Sierra High School senior girls basketball captain D’Nae Wilson exuded it all night

To the rescue

Springs Food Rescue a growing force in Southeast By Zach Hillstrom The Southeast Express When the Colorado Springs Food Rescue (CSFR) was founded in 2013, it was a small-scale volunteer project organized by Colorado College students trying to prevent excessive food waste and to address

Catalyzing change from the ground up

Council of Neighbors and Organizations builds community through neighborhoods By Eric Friedberg & Regan Foster The Southeast Express Julie Ramirez is a longtime Southeast resident, a graduate of Harrison School District 2 and a coach for the Harrison High School track and field team. She

Unleashing adventure

UpaDowna gets explorers back to nature By Marcus Hill The Southeast Express Nature provides a bond, even to those unfamiliar with its ways. Since 2007, UpaDown made it their business to provide people with the opportunity to get in touch with the outdoors. UpaDown, located

Growing a solution

Community gardens, nonprofit address Southeast food desert By Erinn Callahan The Southeast Express Joan Clemons is the first to say that the Hillside Community Garden is not run by experts. “We just saw a need and said, ‘Hey, can we do this? Yes, we can,’”