Armed with Love hosted a rally and march one week after the Club Q shooting. Survivors from the Nov. 19 event along with mass shooting survivors from Aurora and Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, shared memories and encouraging words to the Colorado Springs community affected by an unforgettable night.
Colorado is seeing “unprecedented” transmission levels of RSV, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment officials say — and with surging COVID and flu, it's part of a "triple-demic" Colorado hospitals are facing right now.
You're never too old to enjoy a good Lego machine!
Southeast students gathered at Carmel Community School on Nov. 5 to show off their Lego robots that could complete task during the First Lego League Challenge.
Prepare for a three-day spectacle of excellence in women's film during the annual Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival.
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Within the next few weeks, Darsey Nicklasson hopes to realize a goal she’s been working toward for the past two years — moving the first residents into Mosaica, her apartment project in Southeast Colorado Springs.
That monotone buzz after dialing a phone number has become the soundtrack to the lives of many workers in homeless care as they await a response on the other end.
Joining six others who want to succeed John Suthers as Colorado Springs mayor, bed & breakfast owner and former El Paso County Commissioner Sallie Clark issued a release saying she'll kick off her campaign on Nov. 15 for the April 2023 city election.
It's almost election time and candidates from HD17 and SD11 want to speak to the community.
Pikes Peak United Way sponsored a Legislative Forum on Oct. 11 ahead of midterms to provide an opportunity for five candidates to answer questions and highlight why they're deserving of a vote.
By the end of this year, 33 Colorado newsrooms aim to collectively raise at least a quarter-million dollars to strengthen and sustain their coverage of local governments, businesses, schools and communities — and they need your help.
Now in its second year, Colorado Publishing House’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion awards celebrate advocacy that creates a more just community.
Voters face quite a ballot banquet next month. Should we legalize the recreational sale of cannabis in Colorado Springs? Should we let liquor stores start home deliveries? Should mushrooms be available for medicinal purposes? Should free lunches be on the menu at all local schools?
They hear it all the time. “The homeless are a lazy bunch who take handouts from the government.” It’s a frustrating cliché for those who devote their lives to finding those experiencing homelessness a place to live and a new start in life.
Some Pikes Peak State College health care programs will be free starting this fall, thanks to the state’s new Care Forward Colorado initiative.
Colorado Springs-based Lindsay Precast Inc. has been fined more than $200,000 after an incident in which a cement mixer was turned on with a worker inside it.
Secretary of State Jena Griswold’s Office is adopting new rules to boost access to notary services for deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind people.
For Lt. Shannon Snuggs, it’s been “crazy” to see some of the close calls that the city’s red-light cameras pick up on video, since she took over the Red Light Safety Camera Program last month.
Rain couldn't deter Southeast residents from the grand re-opening of Panorama Park on Aug. 20. Eventgoers had free food, music, 13.5 acres of new equipment, a poem and speeches from notable local figures to celebrate the event.
Mitchell High School teacher Sarah Jones, 45, was arrested Aug. 17 and accused of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust.
Colorado Springs School District 11 recently placed Jones on administrative leave after learning about the allegation.
Newly-released 2022 Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) test results show few signs that academic achievement is rebounding, after two years of learning loss and disruption in schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Division of Motor Vehicles has launched the DMV2GO program, with an RV office-on-wheels and two pop-up driver license offices that can be set up almost anywhere in the state.
It’s just over a year since a web designer who wanted to refuse to create wedding websites for same-sex couples lost her appeal against Colorado's anti-discrimination law — but the legal fight’s far from over.
CosILoveYou wrapped its annual Backpack Bash this weekend after venturing throughout various areas of Colorado Springs including the Southeast. Backpacks provided to community members included items such as folders, binders, papers, pencils and pens, and much more. Here are a few photos from…
In a historic moment for Southeast catalyzed by the RISE Coaltion and the Suthers Administration, the largest park renovation in city history will be celebrated Saturday Aug. 20 at Panorama Park, 4540 Fenton Road. The $8.5 million, year-long renovation includes state of the art accessible pl…
Colorado Springs Utilities will end its program offering rebates for businesses that replace high-usage lighting with energy efficient LED lighting, as well as rebates for rooftop solar on homes.
A bunch of losers in the Republican primary election aren't fading away gracefully and instead filed a "petition for relief" with the El Paso County District Court on July 29, griping about the cost of a recount and demanding they be given that service without paying the full freight.
Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (EPEWA) seems to have had a positive impact on the number of people working or seeking jobs in the state compared to others. But according to a new report from Appcast, a job advertising and recruitment tech company, the pay transparency requirements of the law may be discouraging employers from posting positions.
The weekend of July 23-24 saw the streets filled with all the colors and pride during the annual festival. Southeast Express reporter Mercy Austin captured moments from the weekend and the varying events.
Pikes Peak Pride, formerly known as Colorado Springs PrideFest, showcased various aspects of the LGBTQIA+2 community as numerous eventgoers gathered in downtown Colorado Springs to celebrate the event during the weekend of July 23-24.
More than $21 million in grant funding is coming to hundreds of early childcare and education providers and organizations, for projects that boost equity and encourage workforce growth in Colorado’s preschool and childcare systems.
Hillside Connection will hold its annual Summer Basketball Clinics this month for boys and girls in elementary and middle school. Camps will take place at Carmel Community School and run throughout July.