People & Community

People & Community

Brittany Nunez

Brittany Nunez, Paramedic: Empowering Emergency Responders

Brittany Nunez has always gravitated toward helping when others would shy away. On hiking or climbing adventures, she instinctually became caretaker when an injury...
Colorado Springs history books

Books: A Reading Guide to Colorado Springs History

In the Shadow of Pikes Peak: An Illustrated History of Colorado Springs by Mark L. Gardner, 1999 This all-ages read tells the tale of peoples who...
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Finding Waldo

Chelise Foster always loved Waldo Canyon, a corner of the Pike National Forest with a popular, picturesque loop trail a few miles west of...
Patrick Cush of Launch High School

Launch High School: Q&A With Patrick Cush

There’s a new kind of school opening this fall: a charter school focused on entrepreneurship. Launch High School is the brainchild of brothers Patrick...
purple pikeride bike

How to PikeRide

Bike sharing arrives in the Springs this summer, meaning you’ll be able to hop on a high-tech, purple PikeRide bicycle for short rides around...
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Lil Olive vs. the Puppy Mills

Known for The Creep Behind the Camera and HAZE featuring Robin Wright Penn, locally based director Peter Schuermann raised development funds for the film,...
Stephen Winchell

Cocktail Insider: Champion Bartender Stephen Winchell

If you’re a cocktail aficionado in the Springs, you’ve likely enjoyed Stephen Winchell’s handiwork. Winchell has been immersed in the local food and beverage...
kids celebrate at Climb for Courage

Climb for Courage: Climbing for the Kids

On June 23, adrenaline junkies can turn their endorphin rush into building blocks of the new Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs by racing up...
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...
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Dartanyon Crockett: Fully Focused

For years, Dartanyon Crockett was told it was Leber’s disease that rendered him legally blind. But recently, he learned that’s not the real cause...
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