As some of you know, in addition to managing FreshInk I also edit the letters to the editor. We just received a very sad note from a man in southeast Colorado Springs who has lost one of his doggies, a tan and striped boxer. They live near Hancock and Academy and lost their two dogs when his grandson left the gate open July 15. They eventually found one but the other is still missing. If anyone has seen this missing pet please contact me.
His letter is so touching, saying they still…Continue
Some of our Fresh•Ink regulars know that I live in Black Forest. The beautiful, tranquil and animal-friendly area has been our home for about 15 years. We treasure the sense of community and our neighbors' quiet independence. Now the worst has happened - a fire in the forest.
Tuesday night that tranquility was ripped apart by the chaos of the Black Forest fire. We had to evacuate with our three dogs and cat. By now everyone in Colorado must be…Continue
J. Charles "Chuck" Chisholm is a long-time local community activist. Chuck is a retired railway research engineer, with a background in design and analysis of train crashes, derailment, ride quality and improving railroad safety. He retired in 1998.
Even before retirement Chisholm was helping parents of…Continue
Over the past 40 years, the Women's Resource Agency has helped 60,000 women and girls improve their lives, saving an estimated $18 million in public assistance as clients have moved from living in poverty to being economically independent.
But it hasn't been an easy haul, says the organization's founder, Marilyn Kastel, a retired college administrator.
"It's been on the brink several times. It's taken a lot of blood, sweat and tears to keep it alive," she says of the…Continue
This year’s 14th annual Adopt-A-Cause holiday fundraising campaign by the employees at the Colorado Ski & Golf store in Colorado Springs raised $2,852 for Memorial Hospital for Children, a designated children’s hospital with nationally and internationally recognized programs, and a complete range of pediatric specialties.
Making the donation even sweeter for the Memorial Hospital for Children is the matching donation of 50 cents for every dollar raised on individual…Continue