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





State

    &#8226 Secretary of State Scott Gessler is seeking to simplify campaign finance rules (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Colorado Solicitor General Dan Domenico is scheduled to argue in favor of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in front of the Supreme Court next week (Colorado Springs Business Journal).
    &#8226 The annual Colorado govenor’s agriculture forum will address food saftey this year in the wake of the listeria outbreak (Denver Post).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 Oil and gas companies bring a boost to the economy but also questions about waste disposal (Colorado Springs Independent).
    &#8226 Mayor Steve Bach pulls support for a Colorado Springs bicycle tour (Colorado Springs Independent).
    &#8226 El Paso County’s clerk and recorder are praised for maintaining voter anonymity (Colorado Springs Independent).
    &#8226 USPS processing center in Colorado Springs will be closing to reduce the systems infrastructure (KOAA).
    &#8226 Bass Pro Shops is coming to Colorado Springs and bringing new jobs with it (KXRM).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 Pueblo West Metropolitan District is seeking a higher share of lottery funds for the parks and recreation departments (Chieftain).
    &#8226 US Rep. Cory Gardner visits Pueblo and speaks on extending wind-power credits and a second Congressional term (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Terry Book is slated to take over as executive director of the Pueblo Board of Water Works and will also be receiving a raise (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 Custer County Democrats prepare for the caucuses (Wet Mountain Tribune).
    &#8226 Canon City School District considers a four-day school week to meet $1 million in budget cuts for next year (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Residents of Costilla County have been recommended to boil water before use due to water contamination (KKTV).
    &#8226 Cardiac Hospice care is now offered by the Sangre de Cristo Hospice West (Canon City Daily Record).
    &#8226 Canon City Council is set to discuss re-branding the city (Canon City Daily Record).



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

May 25, 2018 | NPR · President Trump’s pardon this week of boxer Jack Johnson is his latest grant of clemency to a prominent figure. It’s an example of his hands-on approach to pardons.
 

UIG via Getty Images
May 25, 2018 | NPR · The bill makes Sweden the 10th European country to redefine rape, making it illegal to engage in a sexual encounter without the verbal or physical consent of all participants.
 

May 25, 2018 | NPR · There has been much talk about how Ireland’s border with the U.K. will work after Brexit, but more than 250 billion Euros of goods cross the English Channel between France and the U.K. every year, and French officials say Brexit could be a disaster for Europe’s most important trading corridor.
 

Arts & Life

Courtesy of A24
May 25, 2018 | NPR · The writer/director has turned a Neil Gaiman short story into a film starring Nicole Kidman and Elle Fanning. It follows an alien exploring the 1970s punk music scene of Croydon, England.
 

May 25, 2018 | FA · We listen back to excerpts from Roth’s interviews about The Plot Against America and Everyman. Roth died Tuesday at age 85. He spoke with Terry Gross seven times over the years.
 

Amazon Prime Video
May 25, 2018 | FA · As the story goes, on Valentine’s Day 1900, several students and their teacher slipped away from a holiday picnic and never returned. Amazon’s new six-part TV miniseries explores the legend.
 

Music

Getty Images
May 25, 2018 | NPR · This week’s Piano Jazz from 1998 remembers lyric soprano Barbara Cook, a Broadway star, staple of the New York cabaret scene and favorite of audiences around the world.
 

Courtesy of the artist
May 25, 2018 | NPR · The Scottish-born musician, still busy writing music, celebrates her 90th birthday on May 27.
 

Getty Images
May 25, 2018 | NPR · The song joins a legacy of tepid songs required to accomplish too much in too little time.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab