People & Community

People & Community

four people toast beers at trivia night

Trivia Night in the Springs

Everyone has a friend (or two) who knows the artist and name of every song, the name of obscure historical figures and why they're...
Portrait of Rosie Collins

Rosie Collins Broke Down Racial Barriers in Colorado Springs

In a time when diversity was planting its roots in Colorado Springs, African American men and women were attending and graduating from Colorado College....
Matt Meister delivers the Colorado Springs weather forecast.

Talking About the Colorado Springs Weather

You don’t have to live in here long to know that Colorado weather can be fickle. Sure, we get all that sunshine, but it’s...
Architectural roots in Colorado Springs begin with Elizabeth Wright Ingraham and Gustav Jan Ruhtenberg

Modern Architecture Roots in Colorado Springs

After the end of World War I, a movement began in central Europe that would radically alter the course of art, design, craftsmanship and...
Worner solar panels at Colorado College that helps reduce the institution's carbon footprint

Colorado College Goes Carbon Neutral

Colorado College has achieved carbon neutrality, the school announced this week. After more than a decade of work, the achievement makes CC just “the...
There's a turntable craze happening right now in Colorado Springs

Humor: Turned On to Turntables

It began with a simple question from my son. “Dude,” he said. “Do we have a turntable?” Normally, my son calls me dad, but the...
Colorado Springs bucket list events

30 Bucket List Events in Colorado Springs for 2020

Maybe you’ve lived here for years. Maybe you’re a newcomer to Colorado Springs. Maybe you go every year to (fill in the blank for...
James Niehues Breckenridge town and slopes map

The Man Behind the Maps: Ski Artist James Niehues

If you ski or snowboard, then it’s most likely that James Niehues has been your guide. Over the course of nearly three decades, Niehues...
Prospect Lake has drawn Colorado Springs residents and visitors since the beginning

Prospect Lake: Historical Recreation Hub

With the mountainous backdrop of Pikes Peak and its central location just east of downtown, Prospect Lake has been a longtime centerpiece of Colorado...
Calendars featuring local aspects of Colorado Springs and surrounding areas

Colorado Springs Annual Calendars

These annual calendars highlight Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. From soothing scenic photos of local parks and trails to the furry officers...
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