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After quite a year, the General William Mitchell High School Class of 2022 stepped into the Broadmoor World Arena on May 17 to graduate, before stepping out into the broader world. 

After 10 stakeholder meetings and more than 750 online survey responses about what Colorado Springs School District 11 wants in a new superintendent, search consultant Dr. Walt Cooper says some clear priorities have emerged over the last month and a half. 

Colorado Springs Community Works opened a branch in the Southeast to help residents find jobs, get haircuts, display their artwork and more. We stopped by to snap shots of their grand opening on May 6.  

Mayor John Suthers and a handful of reporters and city employees got to view the updates occurring at Panorama Park on May 3. Here are a few photos of some of the additions. 

The Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets of Mitchell High School earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards”, which is the highest rating attainable for a JROTC program, which prepares high school students for the college ROTC program, during an evaluation by the A…

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During the first stop of the day on the Southeast Economic Vitality Regional Leadership Tour, Solid Rock Senior Pastor Ben Anderson joked about needing to ask God to calm the winds, much like Jesus calmed the storm in the Bible, as Anderson spoke at the groundbreaking for a new 77-unit affor…

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Parents have enjoyed the ease and benefit of free breakfast and lunch meals, provided for all school age children for the last two years. The federal government funded the nationwide free meal program, offered to all public school students, regardless of income, as part of COVID relief measures.

The April city elections seem to be ages away, but that has not stopped a lineup of four candidates from announcing their intention to run for the soon-to-be open space left on city council as current Mayor John Suthers is term limited. 

The Colorado Springs School District 11 board has hired Dr. Nicholas Gledich as acting/interim superintendent until June 30, during its search for a permanent replacement for Dr. Michael Thomas, who left the position March 2.

Colorado Springs’ Women Everyone Should Know, with Pioneers Museum Curator of History Leah Davis Witherow. “Advocates, activists, authors, and artists — the women described in this program may be familiar in name but rarely in detail.” 2 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2 p.m. free; Colorado Spring…

Among the bills being bandied about at the State Capitol this session is Senate Bill 22-087  “Healthy School Meals for All.” The bill would allow participating school districts in the state to provide school meals to all students, without the need to pay or qualify for the federal free and r…

Pikes Peak United Way is encouraging area nonprofits to apply as soon as possible for $1.3 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency funding. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 25. 

It turns out November’s local elections did nothing to end contentious public comment periods at school board meetings. Colorado Springs School District 11’s Jan. 12 Board of Education meeting spilled across the halls of the administration building and into rooms designated for overflow.

As COVID cases have spiked across the region, minority communities continue to resist vaccinations. To combat those attitudes, Atlas Preparatory School in partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hosted a ‘Champions of Vaccines’ night on Zoom on Jan. 11 to ra…

Pueblo Community College is participating in the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program, an initiative aimed to help Latino students at over 20 Hispanic Serving Institutions prepare for the workforce through digital skills training and career workshops. Through a $2 million investment in the Hispanic Association of Community Colleges and Universities, the program has a goal of training 200,000 Latino students by 2025. Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, will also provide $5 million dollars in grants to three Latino-serving workforce organizations — UnidosUS, the League of United Latin American Citizens and the Hispanic Federation — to help workers upskill for in-demand jobs while providing wraparound support, according to a news release.

According to data provided by Sam Cole, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) communications manager, 672 people were killed on Colorado roadways in 2021, up from 622 in 2020, the highest since 2002, when 743 people were killed.

For those in the Southeast searching for information regarding vaccines and COVID rates, Atlas Preparatory and Colorado Department of Health & Environment will host a informational Zoom meeting on Jan. 11 regarding COVID-19.

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There is nothing that demonstrates the strength of a community more than its activist citizens.

An unusually strong winter windstorm has wreaked havoc along the Front Range. “We’ve recently suffered a damaging windstorm with peak gusts up to 91 miles per hour in several locations,” said Jim Reid, the director of the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management during a press brie…

The Colorado Springs Police Department is asking for the public's help investigating a hit-and-run accident in Southeast, near the intersection of Hancock Expressway and Jet Wing Drive. According to CSPD, "On Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at approximately 8:55 p.m., CSPD was notified of a traffic …