Colorado Springs Panhandler

UPDATE: Solicitation remains legal throughout city

  City officials recently sought clarification on the status of a “20-foot rule,” which they say effectively bans solicitation citywide. The move came as the city decides on whether or…

Banning Lewis Ranch

Do developers hope to stop fracking, too?

By Steven Saint and Trudy Thomas Fracking opponents concerned about air and water pollution from Ultra Petroleum wells on Banning Lewis Ranch may have some unwitting allies. A close look…

Voter Guide pic

Elections 2013: Pro-sustainability candidates hard to find

On April 2 Colorado Springs residents get to vote for council representatives in the city’s new six districts. There’s a lot of diversity out there: African Americans, Latinos, women and…


Justice & Peace Commission barter system now online

The Justice & Peace Commission has a new website and one of the improvements is an online system for tracking the Justice Exchange Network and Hour 4 Hour Time Bank….