State &#8226 Regional &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    &#8226 Colorado’s coal production is up 10.4 percent from last year due to an improving economy and new international exporting opportunities (Colorado Springs Business Journal).


Regional

    &#8226 The Arkansas Valley conduit project has been approved for funding but will not be started until 2022 (Chieftain).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 The Bureau of Land Management has approved higher fees for various camping sites north of Canon City (KRDO).
    &#8226 Nine nonprofits were awarded a total $4,000 by the Florence Erueka Days organization (Canon City Daily Record).

 

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