Category Archives: Opinion

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

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

Foster: What a difference a year makes!

Happy anniversary, Southeast Colorado Springs!  Given the deep history of this community, I’m sure that seems a bit strange. But for me, Sept. 17 marked a monumental day.  Precisely one year earlier, I walked into the hallowed halls of Colorado Publishing House, charged with determining

Where we’ve been, where we’re going

Southeast’s rich past has shaped its present. How do we channel that while moving toward the future?  As Charlotte Brummer recalls, when she moved into the Satellite Hotel, Airport Road was unpaved, Academy Boulevard was one lane in each direction, and glamorous airline pilots and

Dear voters …

Editor’s note: In November 2018, Harrison School District 2 voters approved a $180 million bond issue for capital improvement projects that will touch every school in the district. Centennial Elementary School was among the first buildings to benefit from the funding, and over the summer the

In your words

What sort of events or programs would you like to build community in Southeast this summer?