Michael Elizabeth Sakas interviews Jerry Mallett, president of Colorado Headwaters, in the Homestake Creek valley between near Red Cliff in March 2021. Mallett’s group works to restore and protect areas like this one, where a proposed dam could be situated. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
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- Over the past decade, Marc Jones thinks he’s put well over 10,000 hours into “Mark’s Little Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” a constantly evolving collection of memorabilia, posters and handmade displays that brings him contentment in retirement and which he said will never be finished.
- Colorado Springs Mayor Yemi Mobolade appointed his former political rival, Sallie Clark, as senior advisor on government and military affairs. She’s a small business owner and has worked at many levels of government, from serving as county commissioner to relaying statewide priorities as a federal appointee.
- Colorado Springs is strong. That was the sentiment during Mayor Yemi Mobolade's first state of the city address.
- Communities just south of the Denver Metro could get up to 2 inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service.
- Many downtown Colorado Springs businesses were still without power Tuesday.
- Drivers in downtown Colorado Springs can no longer take a left-hand turn onto North Nevada Avenue from East Platte Avenue. That’s the intersection with a statue of the city’s founder, General William Jackson Palmer, riding his horse, Diablo, in the middle.