We asked Colorado teachers about their salaries and classroom needs. Here’s what they said.

Thousands of Colorado teachers are protesting at the state Capitol this week, demanding more money for schools, higher pay, and protection for their retirement benefits. Chalkbeat wanted to better understand how the contentious issue of school funding impacts teachers’ lives and the lives of their students. We asked educators around the state to fill out […]

Vibes does its thing in Manitou Springs

Heather Hart aims to create “higher vibrations.” Vibes held its grand opening on March 17, giving co-owners Heather Hart and Rodger Smith a new, yet very different “project” after Hart’s Rastafarian wellness center, One Love Club in Old Colorado City, was forced to close in July 2017. The all-organic, vegan-friendly bar reawakens what was once […]

CO: Allegiant Air Halting Flights to Colorado Springs

March 31–View Gallery View Comments Citing lack of demand, Las Vegas-based low-fare carrier Allegiant Air will halt service April 29 to Colorado Springs after 16 years, becoming the second airline to leave the city in the past six months. Allegiant operates round-trip flights on Friday and Sunday to Las Vegas, competing with daily service from […]

St. Gertrude of Nivelles

Image of St. Gertrude of Nivelles Learn More about St. Gertrude of Nivelles Medal (14kt Gold) St. Margaret of Scotland HD video St. Philip Neri St. Lorenzo Ruiz St. Ambrose St. Patrick St.Teresa of Calcutta Peter’s Denial by Carl Bloch Annunciazione by Leonardo Da Vinci St. Michael the Archangel St. Christopher Click to go to […]

Colorado Springs map provider closing after 40 years

MacVan Map Co., which has been producing maps of the Pikes Peak region for 40 years, will close March 31, a victim of the technological advances in cars, smartphones and other devices that help keep people from getting lost. MacVan General Manager Bob Stanley, one of two remaining employees of a company that once employed […]

Capitol Recap: Ballots have positions open, so hunt on for candidates

Help wanted: Republican legislative candidates in Gwinnett County. Normally, they shouldn’t be that hard to find. Gwinnett, like other suburban Atlanta counties, is traditionally a GOP stronghold. But this time around, Democrats sense an opportunity in the ‘burbs, thanks to a combination of President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings in some of those areas and […]

Colorado Springs chefs retrofitting old-fashioned comfort recipes with new flavor twists

Retro comfort foods, those filling dishes that warmed our souls growing up, are cropping up on menus again. But unlike their original, sometimes complicated formulations, they’re modernized. So what’s old is not only new again but also becoming a hot trend in the culinary world. "In the 1960s, Americans embraced French cuisine," said Kate Sutton, […]