New York City has its Fifth Avenue and Broadway; Los Angeles its Rodeo Drive; and Denver its 16th Street. They’re signature streets that epitomize the cities in which they’re located — places where a visit is a unique experience. Colorado Springs doesn’t have a Rodeo Drive, but it does have Tejon Street and Colorado Avenue […]
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The Pueblo Community College Foundation has announced three new members to be inducted into the Pueblo Hall of Fame in February. Dr. Carl Bartecchi, Renee Carson and Andrew Trainor will be honored Feb. 16 at the 29th Pueblo Hall of Fame dinner, according to a new release from the foundation. The dinner will begin at […]
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What started as a project at Zac Chapman’s alma matter, Colorado College, is now a small (but growing) movement to create equity in the city’s food system. Originally from Scotch Plains, N.J., “your standard suburb,” Chapman is the executive director of the nonprofit Colorado Springs Food Rescue. The philosophy major moved to Colorado Springs in […]
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A community center can mean a lot of things to a neighborhood. It can create opportunities for its users and spur economic development. And that’s the objective behind an effort to revitalize the Mission Trace Shopping Center, turning it into a “community hub” in Southeast Colorado Springs, said Benjamin Anderson, executive director of Solid Rock Community […]
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In October CSU-Pueblo announced its new vision: “To establish Colorado State University-Pueblo as the people’s university of the Southwest United States by 2028.” Helping to conceive that vision is Provost Mohammed Abdelrahman.
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In June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. But the court based its decision on the way the state of Colorado treated Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop and not so much the major issues at stake in the […]
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Max Cupp works to give all Colorado Springs neighborhoods a voice. “It’s about making sure everyone has a seat at the table,” he said. “People on the Westside have certain interests, and people in the Southeast have theirs. I help make sure they are all heard or involved in decisions happening in the city.” In […]
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was accused of using Joe Camel, a cartoon dromedary who wore sunglasses, to attract young people to its cigarettes in the late ’80s and early ’90s. For decades, R.J. Reynolds and other cigarette companies, marketed their products via radio, television and movies, leading to a federal government crackdown on tobacco advertising, […]
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One of the biggest worries of patients going into the hospital is how much it’s going to cost them. UCHealth has created a new price estimator tool that not only includes the price of the procedure but also connects in real time to the patient’s insurance company and estimates the amount the patient will pay […]
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Scott Lee might stop you in the street to talk about parking. “Especially if I see someone staring at a parking meter or looking at a parking garage, I just ask them what they think about it, to get their assessment — they don’t know who I am — just to see what they think […]
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Cory Arcarese’s brother Abelardo passed away from complications of diabetes in 2012. “He pretty much fell through the primary care cracks in Texas,” Arcarese said. On the road a lot as a delivery driver for Walmart, he had a hard time making and keeping medical appointments and wasn’t able to get the consistent care and […]
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A pilot program launched this spring by The Independence Center aims to disrupt the hospital-to-nursing-home pipeline while also reducing hospital readmission rates. “We’ve set out to prove we can transition people with disabilities out of the hospital to home after an acute episode rather than a nursing home,” said Patricia Yeager, CEO of The Independence […]
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