State &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Pueblo/Pueblo County &#8226 Trinidad/Las Animas County &#8226 Raton/Northern New Mexico &#8226 Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    &#8226 Colorado’s state-wide snow pack levels are still below average (Gazette).
    &#8226 Colorado’s Ralston creek located outside of Denver is being rerouted to avoid flowing over a leaking uranium mine (Denver Post).
    &#8226 The new History Colorado Center located in Denver announced its anticipated opening in mid-April (Denver Post).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 A boost in sales tax shows that Pueblo’s economy is on the rise (Chieftain).
    &#8226 A preventative health care program in Pueblo seeks approval from the house to extend the program another five years (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Pueblo County’s DA Bill Thiebaut anounced he will be running for a third term (Chieftain).
    &#8226 A new standardized test replaces the CSAP for Pueblo students in third through 10th grade (Chieftain).
    &#8226 The Colorado Water 2012 initiative comes to CSU-Pueblo for a series of free water seminars starting this month (Chieftain).


Trinidad/Las Animas County

    &#8226 Congress’ law requiring the transition from using incandescent lightbulbs to more energy saving ones moves slow in Trinidad (Trinidad Times).
    &#8226 City Manager Ed Gil De Rubio faces another attempt at termination in today’s council meeting (Trinidad Times).
    &#8226 The former president of Trinidad’s First National Bank has announced his intent to run for the 2nd District’s county commisioner seat (Trinidad Times).
    &#8226 Democratc Party Caucuses held today in Las Animas county offers a variety of opponents (Trinidad Times).


Raton/Northern New Mexico

    &#8226 Raton residents apply for a Coca Cola grant that would enable them to plant a community garden (Raton Range).
    &#8226 Raton’s Commissioner seat loses candidate option as voting draws near (Raton Range).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park begin construction on a long awaited zip line (Canon City Daily Record).
    &#8226 Canon City preps for the 9Health Fair with help from the Air National Guard (Canon City Daily Record).
    &#8226 Florence’s council moves two grant applications forward that would fund Dry Creek Dam reconstruction and the second phase of the water wetlands design (Canon City Daily Record).
    &#8226 The Rio Grande National Forest is trying to deal with the aftermath of the spruce beetle infestation (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. * indicates subscription required.

 

Comments are closed.

News

AP
August 16, 2017 | NPR · It reversed earlier injunctions that forbade the state from suspending payments to the medical provider over a controversial leaked video of Planned Parenthood staff.
 

Matt Twombly for NPR
August 16, 2017 | NPR · Each year more than 600,000 babies die of sepsis. Researchers have found a simple way to prevent it: Feed babies probiotic bacteria that are common in kimchi, pickles and other fermented vegetables.
 

Getty Images/Illustration Works
August 16, 2017 | NPR · Binge-drinking sounds like an all-night bender, but here’s a reality check: Many social drinkers may “binge” without knowing it. Women who drink four or more drinks on an occasion are binge-drinking.
 

Arts & Life

August 16, 2017 | NPR · TV and movie producers are looking to the shelves for inspiration: a number of popular shows and films this year started as books.
 

August 16, 2017 | NPR · Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today in Memphis, Tenn. Tens of thousands of fans have gone to his Graceland home to commemorate the singer.
 

Getty Images/Blend Images
August 16, 2017 | NPR · The lazy days of August call for getaway reading, so we’ve got three romances that’ll take you from old China to the small-town South, featuring couples who learn love is closer than they think.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
August 16, 2017 | WXPN-FM · The son of the late Chuck Berry shares memories from his early years, what it was like joining his father on tour and contributing to that final album, Chuck.
 

August 16, 2017 | NPR · Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today in Memphis, Tenn. Tens of thousands of fans have gone to his Graceland home to commemorate the singer.
 

Courtesy of the artist
August 16, 2017 | NPR · Marina Satti’s song “Mantissa” (“Seer”) has resonated with a generation of young Greeks trying to stay optimistic after the country’s debt crisis and austerity.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab