People & Community

People & Community

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Best Schools in Colorado Springs

Where will our child get the best education? How are our schools measuring up? While no school will be the perfect fit for every...
Pool and clubhouse at The Mae on Cascade

Sneak Peek Inside The Mae on Cascade

Standing on the sixth-floor deck on the northwestern corner of The Mae on Cascade, I can see the future of downtown Colorado Springs unfolding...
Hot air balloons launch with Pikes Peak on the horizon

Colorado Springs Hot Air Balloons Rise Above

The Labor Day Lift Off is one of Colorado Springs best and most beautiful annual traditions. And while things will look different this year...
Students go back to school in Colorado Springs Harrison School District 2

How Colorado Springs Schools Are Handling Back to School

Change is the one certainty of back to school this year. Return to learning plans have been fluid as Colorado Springs school administrators have...

Now Is the Right Time for Art on the Streets

Colorful murals and detailed sculptures have been cropping up all over downtown since May. As part of the Downtown Partnership's annual Art on the...
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Where to (Safely) Celebrate the Fourth of July

(Small) backyard barbecues, red, white and blue, plus a COVID-19 mask too. The coronavirus has altered Fourth of July plans and festivities—along with everything...
Pikes Peak Library District takes on COVID-19

Your PPLD Library Card Has Superpowers

If your idea of the public library is the antiquated knowledge repository of yore, then you probably haven’t been paying attention. But all the...
I can't breathe mask at Black Lives Matter protests in Colorado Springs

Faces and Photos of the Black Lives Matter Protests

Shortly after 46-year-old George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer over Memorial Day weekend, crowds of Black Lives Matter protestors took to...
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Trail Maintenance in the Summer of COVID-19

I had been in Colorado Springs no more than two months when I found myself in the Garden of the Gods parking lot on...
Gabe Jacobson, filmmaker and founder of Storyteller Creative

Collaboration Is Key for Local Filmmaker

The moody music video for Jarrod Gipson’s Clockwise is bathed in stark, contrasting colors, alternating between a saturation of red and blue imagery that...
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