The snow storm that hit the Front Range last night is expected to drop more snow through today (KOAA, KRDO).

In Colorado Springs, the first of several public meetings occurred last night to talk about public safety and the city’s budget (KRDO, Gazette). The city sells its second police helicopter (KKTV, KOAA). Residents may see natural gas rates go down, while water rates are expected to rise in order to help pay for the Southern Delivery System (KOAA). Privatizing the Pioneer’s Museum is a possibility (KOAA). In Manitou Springs, the public library is getting major repairs (KOAA).

In Pueblo, Black Hills Energy is working to restore power to some residents (KOAA, KKTV). Renovations to City Hall are planned (Chieftain). D-60 is looking for action on problematic charter schools (ChieftainKRDO, KOAA). In D-70, the recent vote to head into a four-day school week has affected enrollment (Chieftain).

Disclaimer: KRCC and KRCC News make no guarantees regarding the content within these reports, however consider them part of the news and media outlets reporting on issues affecting our coverage area. The Index is not exhaustive, and is not an endorsement of any kind.

 

Comments are closed.

News

AP
August 19, 2017 | NPR · Officials claim to have dismantled the jihadi cell responsible for the vehicle attacks that killed 14 people, but say they are continuing a manhunt for three suspects still at large.
 

Photo Courtesy of Wael Al Soltan
August 19, 2017 | NPR · Vacationers from England tossed the bottle into the Mediterranean. It floated nearly 500 miles and into the net of a Palestinian fisherman. He said it was the first piece of mail he had ever received.
 

NPR
August 19, 2017 | NPR · While the president was laying blame on “both sides” for violence in Charlottesville, Republicans were meeting to hammer out a tax overhaul. But they worry about whether Trump can make the sale.
 

Arts & Life

NPR
August 19, 2017 | NPR · Set in Nigeria in the 1980s, Ayobami Adebayo’s debut novel tells the story of a couple who desperately want to have a child, in a society where that’s what’s expected of them.
 

FilmRise
August 19, 2017 | NPR · Smith has been acting for more than 60 years, and she’s earned rave reviews for her performance in Marjorie Prime. How does she explain her continued success? “I’m very lucky,” she says.
 

Courtesy of Salt & Straw
August 19, 2017 | NPR · What can you do when the Earth plunges into total darkness on Aug. 21? Eat, of course! And there are many space-themed treats to keep the skywatching party going.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
August 19, 2017 | NPR · For this new collaborative album, the icons aimed for timelessness — a sound “frozen in immortality, eternity and infinity,” Santana says. Power Of Peace was released July 28.
 

AFP/Getty Images
August 18, 2017 | NPR · The adventuresome ensemble, along with a science-friendly composer, transforms the rare solar event into music in real time.
 

Courtesy of the artist
August 18, 2017 | NPR · Hear the award-winning pianist and vocalist’s take on tunes like “I’m Old Fashioned,” and a duet with host Marian McPartland on “Blue Monk.”
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab