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Business: Manitou teens write book on it

Business: Manitou teens write book on it

Not often do eighth-graders write a book, and if they do, it’s less likely they’ll get paid for it. But the former eighth graders in Nick Noland’s honors English class at Manitou Middle School did just that. A business plan started by parent and newspaperman John Weiss ended with the Manitou kids, now ninth-graders, netting… Continue Reading Business: Manitou teens write book on it

Employers line up for summer workers

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The Springs’ only five-star hotel and its newest bowling lane are among the employers looking for summer workers at the Governor’s Summer Job Hunt tomorrow at Stargazer’s Theater. The Broadmoor hotel and the Brunswick Zones are only two local employers seeking help from teenagers 16 to 21. Other companies include Bison Media, Keller Homes, the… Continue Reading Employers line up for summer workers

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Rose Medical Center in Denver has opened the state’s first bariatric surgery program for teens. Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, involves reducing the size of the stomach to control appetite. “This isn’t just about having surgery, and it’s not some quick fix,” said Rose bariatric surgery director Dr. Michael Snyder. “Families and teens go… Continue Reading State’s first teen bariatric surgery program opens

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Fewer children die in Colorado car crashes

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The number of children, teens and young adults killed in car crashes in Colorado dropped 44 percent during the past five years. The greatest decline was among people ages 15 to 20, with a 53 percent decrease in deaths. More children die from motor vehicle crashes than any other type of injury. In the United… Continue Reading Fewer children die in Colorado car crashes

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