A crash has closed northbound I-25 in downtown Colorado Springs (Gazette, KXRM, KOAA, KRDO, KKTV).

Colorado is poised to see a demographic shift by 2021 in those 18 and under due to children born to immigrants (Denver Post). Xcel Energy seeks a rate hike (Denver Post). A teacher disclosure rule will expire in May (Chieftain). Governor Hickenlooper has a high approval rating (Chieftain).

In El Paso County, strangers have now approached kids four separate times (KXRM). The Colorado Springs Independent takes a look at drilling in the county.

A new study suggests economic recovery is on track for Colorado Springs (Gazette). City Council will discuss Mayor Steve Bach’s line item vetoes to the 2012 budget (Gazette, KOAA, KKTV, KRDO, KXRM). Locals talk about the Memorial Health System bidders (Gazette). A local technology business is considering relocating out of town (Colorado Springs Business Journal). The struggling homeless shelter at the Aztec Motel receives an outpouring of support from the community (CS Independent). The Independent talks to the mayor’s new chief of staff and takes a look at the new position of Economic Vitality and Innovation chief.

Sewage from Canon City falls into a creek (Gazette, Canon City Daily Record). Custer County teachers attain National Board Certification (Wet Mountain Tribune). Silver Cliff plans to dip into reserves for 2012 budget (Wet Mountain Tribune).

Pueblo receives a bomb truck (KXRM). Pueblo City Schools anticipate a nearly $2 million shortfall (Chieftain). The school board will talk about realignment and closures (Chieftain). Black Hills’ request for another turbine has been denied (Chieftain). County deputies and others save a horse that had fallen into a hole (KRDO).

Fort Carson officials meet with Trinidad city officials (Chieftain).

Rare minnows are restored to the Arkansas River (LaJunta Tribune Democrat).

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. * indicates subscription required.

 

Comments are closed.

News

AP
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald’s shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
 

AFP/Getty Images
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Amid ongoing fighting in Ukraine and stepped-up U.S. and EU sanctions on Russia, the deal has met with little criticism in the shipbuilding town of St. Nazaire, where it’s created 2,500 jobs.
 

AP
July 29, 2014 | NPR · A federal appellate court rejected arguments that women could seek abortions outside the state, saying no state can farm its constitutional duties out to its neighbors.
 

Arts & Life

July 29, 2014 | NPR · Ari Shapiro talks with first-time novelist Yelena Akhtiorskaya about her book, Panic in a Suitcase.
 

ABC
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Monday night’s Bachelorette finale went in a very unusual direction for a show that usually denies the degree to which it’s about sex.
 

July 29, 2014 | NPR · Robert Timberg, who was disfigured by a land mine as a Marine in Vietnam, went on to become a successful journalist. His new memoir Blue Eyed Boy charts his struggle to recover from his wounds.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
July 29, 2014 | NPR · “Cowboy” Jack Clement produced and wrote songs for the likes of Johnny Cash and George Jones. On his final album, the late visionary reclaims some of those tunes and makes them his own.
 

Courtesy of the artists
July 29, 2014 | NPR · On this week’s All Songs Considered, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis collaborate with fellow Seattle band Fences, plus new music from Frazey Ford, Spider Bags, Zola Jesus, GOAT and more.
 

Courtesy of LargeUp
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The roots reggae singer has played to thousands and appeared on Jimmy Fallon, but he says he is only willing to go a certain distance to please the mainstream.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab