PHANTOM NEWS

AUGUST 31. 2016

Mental illness does not usually lead to violence

“Too much of the public dialogue about mental health over the past three years has been framed relative to violence.” In a December 2015 press release, National Alliance on…

Mental illness does not usually lead to violence
AUGUST 31. 2016

Pickleball has arrived

just in time to host the Great Plains Regional Pickleball Tournament.

If you’ve visited the city’s tennis courts in recent years, then you’ve probably figured out two things: 1) Pickleball is a sport. Yes, really.…

Pickleball has arrived
AUGUST 31. 2016

School districts go to ballot

Larger area school districts will ask voters for more tax money. In November, larger area school districts will ask voters for more tax money (mill levy overrides) and for…

School districts go to ballot
AUGUST 31. 2016

Springs cops needed

Want to be a cop?

Want to be a cop? The Colorado Springs Police Department might be willing to hire you.…

Springs cops needed
AUGUST 31. 2016

El Paso County voting on broadband

If approved, El Paso and Teller counties would work together to improve service in rural areas. Rural locals often struggle to access broadband internet services, especially along Ute Pass…

El Paso County voting on broadband
AUGUST 31. 2016

Efforts are underway to improve mental health care in Colorado, but there’s a long road ahead

Mental shift

In November, Colorado voters will have a chance to raise the tax on cigarettes by $1.75 per pack.…

Efforts are underway to improve mental health care in Colorado, but there’s a long road ahead
AUGUST 31. 2016

CC and the FAC finalize details of takeover agreement

Passing the torch Colorado College now runs the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, and by 2020, the college will own the historic arts institution in totality. Following negotiations that…

CC and the FAC finalize details of takeover agreement
AUGUST 31. 2016

Johnny had schizophrenia, a gun and a delusional anger. His family had a problem.

Johnny, be good

Editor’s note: Some names in this story have been changed to protect the privacy of the patient, at his request. The names Johnny, Mary, Annie and Dianna were created by the writer.…

Johnny had schizophrenia, a gun and a delusional anger. His family had a problem.
AUGUST 31. 2016

Fountain Creek district is poised to tackle a long list of flood-control projects

Catching a wave In spring 2009, lawmakers enacted legislation that enabled creation of the Fountain Creek Watershed Drainage, Flood Control and Greenway District. The goal of the district, overseen…

Fountain Creek district is poised to tackle a long list of flood-control projects
AUGUST 31. 2016

Best Damn Beer Shop to hold Online Cellar Sale on Weds. 8/31 at 9am PT

[Sponsored/Paid Post:] Below is the latest from Best Damn Beer Shop regarding its online cellar sale … taking place on Weds. 8/31 at 9am PT *** Hours from now, the link will go LIVE Wednesday 9am PST. Keep in mind […]…

Best Damn Beer Shop to hold Online Cellar Sale on Weds. 8/31 at 9am PT