Renae Skinner, KOAA News 5

Renae Skinner

KOAA News 5

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Past articles by Renae:

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month; How to spot the signs and misconceptions

People with the condition generally have trouble reading → Read More

Breast Cancer mortality rates remain high among Black Women

Researchers say there's hope, but it's going to take breaking down barriers. → Read More

How to talk to your teens about the conflict in Afghanistan

More than likely, our kids have seen the heartbreaking images of refugees trying to flee Afghanistan. → Read More

Sport Climbing has made its Olympic debut; So what exactly is it?

To win the gold medal, athletes have to dominate in three climbing categories: speed, lead, and bouldering. → Read More

Local Sachs Foundation Scholar gets full ride to UCCS

One future grad has a lot less to worry about thanks to a scholarship program. → Read More

Do vaccine incentives work? Experts explain the psychology behind them

What will it take to get a vaccine in your arm? The CDC says 17 percent of adults are still hesitant about getting the shot → Read More

What's the story behind the 'Pride Flag?'

How did that flag become a symbol of pride? → Read More

Flag Day celebrations kick-off with a parachute demonstration

An aerial jump was performed by the "All Veterans Group" → Read More

Use these driving tips to survive the pain at the gas pump!

If you plan on traveling this summer, experts say prepare to feel some pain at the pump, or at least in your wallet! → Read More

AAA launches online driving course for teens, amid more fatal accidents

As we continue to drive change in Southern Colorado, this is the most dangerous time of year for teen drivers in our state. → Read More

Local veterans share what 'Memorial Day' means to them

Two World War II Veterans in Colorado Springs are sharing what this day means to them. → Read More

'Lotion up before you go outside!' A warning from a local doctor

People in southern Colorado love the outdoors, and with communities starting to open up again, many of us can't wait to get outside. One local doctor is reminding everyone to lotion up, before you head outside. → Read More

Awkward?! Can you ask someone if they've been vaccinated?

Even though it's a simple question, it can be uncomfortable, and even awkward to talk about. → Read More

'Jackpot!'; Local artist and business man team up to give back

A local artist gets his hands dirty everyday, literally, to help restaurants and other businesses stay afloat. → Read More

Local high school grad reflects on changing career plans after losing internship to COVID-19

For many students, this past year has been full of uncertainty and worry. Schools have switched to remote classes, educational resources aren't available, and the job market is one of the worst in decades. → Read More

Experts weigh-in on pregnant women getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Now that all adults are eligible to get the vaccine, we're taking a look at the concerns pregnant women face. → Read More

D11 to launch new online academy this Fall

After a year of challenges brought on by the pandemic, a local school district is offering families across Colorado a new approach to online learning. → Read More

In-Balance fitness studio helps keep people "balanced" during pandemic

At this fitness studio you'll find African dance classes, martial arts lessons, and even a Chicago two-step class → Read More

The holiday is over, but the meaning of Hanukkah can still be celebrated

It's the perfect story rooted in hope and perseverance; Two things we all could use as we continue to rebound from the pandemic. → Read More

Local expert says ladder injuries are climbing

There's a right way and a safe way to decorate your home, especially if you find yourself climbing a ladder. → Read More