Western Skies returns to the KRCC airwaves as a new one-hour monthly program that focuses on one specific topic. This month, we’re looking at the issue of tourism. We have a round-table that discusses the past, present, and future of tourism in the Pikes Peak region. We also revisit rafting issues that cropped up in the statehouse, take a peek into one town off the beaten path where residents are hoping to grow an agritourism industry, and explore the one delicacy only available at 14,000 feet. These are only a few of the stories contained within Western Skies.

Click here to listen to this month’s show, and to view the videos and slideshows.

Western Skies is a collaboration between KRCC News and The Big Something.

 

2 Responses to Western Skies: Tourism

  1. James says:

    Good to hear/see the return of Western Skies in the expanded format. Nicely done all the way around. I especially enjoyed Michelle Mercer’s piece on the rather unexpected tourism movement out on the eastern plains.

  2. James says:

    Nice to hear/see the return of Western Skies in the expanded format. I found Michelle Mercer’s piece on tourism out on the plains particularly interesting. Looking forward to the next episode!

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